Law & Order - The Sixth Year

Law & Order - The Sixth Year

Director: Arthur W. Forney, Christopher Misiano, Constantine Makris
Cast: Benjamin Bratt



Law & Order launched its sixth season with the addition of yet another new character, Detective Rey Curtis, played by Benjamin Bratt. As the replacement for Mike Logan (Chris Noth), previous partner of Detective Lennie Briscoe (Jerry Orbach), Curtis exuded enough youthful idealism and self-consciousness to counterbalance Briscoe's hard-boiled, world-weary persona. Ever so carefully, and without disturbing the plot-driven ambience of the series, the producers continued to provide quickie glimpses of the private lives of the six principal characters. The various casual affairs indulged in by Executive Assistant DA Jack McCoy (Sam Waterston) in the years before his association with DA Adam Schiff (Steven Hill) occasionally come back to haunt him, and never so dramatically as in the episode "Trophy, in which he is forced to prosecute a former lover whose false testimony in an earlier case had enabled him to advance professionally. Another episode, "Charm City, represents the first of three Law & Order crossovers with another NBC crime series, the Baltimore-based Homicide: Life in the Street. This required several Law & Order regulars to make guest appearances on Homicide, and vice versa, thereby opening old wounds between New Yorker Lennie Briscoe and his Baltimore counterpart, John Munch (Richard Belzer). Inevitably, the 1995-1996 season of Law & Order ended with the departure of one of the regulars, in this instance Jill Hennessy as Assistant DA Claire Kincaid. Onscreen, Kincaid was seriously injured in an auto accident; in truth, Hennessy chose not to renew her contract with the series, leaving her free to pursue other roles. The question of whether Kincaid survived the accident would not be fully answered until well into season seven.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/02/2008
UPC: 0025193300126
Original Release: 0000
Rating: NR
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Time: 18:00:00

Special Features

Homicide: Life On the Street Episode "For God and Country"

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Benjamin Bratt Actor
Jerry Orbach Actor
Richard Belzer Det. John Munch
Andre Braugher Det. Frank Pembleton
Sam Waterston Actor
Reed Diamond Det. Mike Kellerman
Steven Hill Actor
Isabella Hoffman Capt. Megan Russert
Jill Hennessy Actress
Clark Johnson Det. Meldrick Lewis

Technical Credits
Arthur W. Forney Director
Christopher Misiano Director
Constantine Makris Director
David Platt Director
Edwin Sherin Director
Fred Gerber Director
Jace Alexander Director
Lewis Gould Director
Martha Mitchell Director
Matthew Penn Director
Vincent Misiano Director

Scene Index

Disc #2 -- Law and Order: The Sixth Year, 96-97 Season
1. Episode 8: Angel [2:59]
2. Episode 10: Remand [21:45]
Disc #4 -- Law and Order: The Sixth Year, 96-97 Season
1. Chapter 1 [2:55]
2. Chapter 2 [22:19]
3. Chapter 3 [10:13]
4. Chapter 4 [11:05]
5. Chapter 5 [:01]

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Law & Order - The Sixth Year 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
CynthiaLR More than 1 year ago
We have purchased every "Law & Order" DVD because the show is so well-written and acted. Since the past years are not shown on TV, it's great to be able to get to watch shows you may have missed or not seen at all. Hopefully, Dick Wolf will have the years that are not on DVD released to the market. Would buy those too!!
dcardoza More than 1 year ago
This is a great series. When reruns start we pull out our favorites and this is one that is always on the list for watching. Great cast and the story lines are always really good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago