Law & Order: Season 5, Episode 2

Coma (28 Sep. 1994)

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Detectives and prosecutors believe that a smug comedy club owner shot his wife and put her in a coma, but they can't come up with enough hard evidence to get him convicted.

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When a woman is shot inside her car, Briscoe and Logan suspect her husband is the killer. A bullet still lodged in the victim's head will prove or disprove her husband's guilt and McCoy and Kincaid weigh the risk of obtaining this crucial evidence at the expense of possibly killing the victim. Written by .. the woman was not "shot to death"

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Michael Dobson: You know I don't need you to tell me I'm a sonuvabitch. Been one for a long time. The hours are good and there's no heavy lifting. But I happen to be a sonuvabitch whose wife was shot by another sonuvabitch.
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Too Soon
22 July 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Larry Miller makes the first of two appearances on Law And Order as Michael Dobson, owner of a comedy club with a quick wit and a facile mind that is used in committing a perfect crime. The crime is that of the murder of his wife and mother of his two children.

Sad to say that Sam Waterston makes the call to go after Miller too soon. With an imperfect case and the possibility that Miller might flee the jurisdiction, Waterston chooses to prosecute. And there's hubris involved. Miller thinks he's the smartest guy around and Waterston wants to show him he's not.

The crucial evidence needed for this case comes to Jerry Orbach and Chris Noth too late, linking Miller with the guy who actually did the deed. You won't believe what it is when they find it, but double jeopardy attachs.

Nicely done episode about a man who outsmarts our justice system. Good performance also by Debra Monk as the victim's sister.


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