Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

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 Detective Alexandra Eames (144 episodes, 2001-2011)
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 Detective Robert Goren (141 episodes, 2001-2011)
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 Captain James Deakins (111 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 A.D.A. Ron Carver (111 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers (110 episodes, 2001-2011)
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 Captain Danny Ross (61 episodes, 2006-2010)
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This show centers on the NYPD's Major Case Squad (and the offbeat, Sherlock Holmes-like Detective Robert Goren) in its efforts to stop the worst criminal offenders in New York. It also puts a new twist to the "Law & Order" formula: now, in each episode, we see the crimes as they are planned and committed. Written by Brian Barjenbruch

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This popular companion series from the award-winning Law & Order franchise, stars Vincent D'Onofrio as Robert Goren of the NYPD's Major Case Squad; a detective hellbent on getting inside the minds of the city's worst criminals in order to bring them to justice. See more »


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The character of Detective Robert Goren is based on Sherlock Holmes, but instead of relying upon physical evidence like Holmes, D'Onofrio's character focuses on psychology to identify the perpetrators, whom he often draws into confessing or yielding condemning evidence. The character of Nicole Wallace is a direct attempt to play on the part of Sherlock Holmes' female antagonist Irene Adler, also known as "The Woman." Wallace is employed as a 'Professor of Literature' during her first appearance, which could be a parallel to Holmes's nemesis Professor Moriarty. See more »

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Detective Robert Goren: Well, she didn't believe in heaven and hell, so how would she know the devil was massaging her neck?
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Vincent D'Onofrio shines as Robert Goren
30 June 2004 | by (SARNIA ONTARIO) – See all my reviews

Somehow when I first started watching Law and Order C.I. I couldn't help but laugh at the crook and their lawyers when Vincent D'Onofrio talks circles around them. By the time the criminal and their lawyer realizes what's happened he's already confessed and doesn't even know he's confessed to killing a person. If I had to pick four Detectives that I like, they'd definitely be Briscoe and Green and Goren and his partner. I some how prefer them to some of the Detectives that I've seen on other TV shows. I'd have to say that this is definitely where D'Onofrio shines at his best, if it's a child then he gets down to the child's level of understanding and intelligence and speaks to them using words that they understand, if it's an adult suspect then he simply just talks circles around them until they admit that they've committed the crime without even knowing about it.


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