Law & Order Poster

Air Date: September 13th, 1990

Network: NBC

Series Summary
Detectives and prosecutors work to solve crimes and convict perpetrators.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Crime drama

Episodes

ratings & reviews

view all
  • Missing here is the complexity that makes shows like "L.A. Law" or "Hill Street Blues" fun to watch. Executive producer Dick Wolf has said Law & Order is not an ensemble show. What it is is a show about police and legal procedures -- and they're recounted in almost documentary fashion. Of course, as with so much TV law, time is collapsed and these complicated procedures are neatly wrapped up by the show's conclusion. [9 Sept 1990, p.H1] Show More

  • The first four episodes, made available for preview, indicate that Law and Order could climb quickly to the top echelons of the genre, right up there with "Crime Story" and "Hill Street Blues." [13 Sept 1990, p.C26] Show More

  • Tragedy works on Law & Order, and always has. Show More

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Related News

view all
Steven Hill, 'Law & Order' and 'Mission: Impossible' Star, Dies at 94
Steven Hill, 'Law & Order' and 'Mission: Impossible' Star, Dies at 94
moviefone newsletter
Want more? Signup for our newsletter to get movie and TV show news, exclusive content, the latest trailers, giveaways and much more
By signing up I accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy