Law & Order: Season 12, Episode 23

Oxymoron (15 May 2002)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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A doctor's murder helps detectives uncover an organized crime attempt to corner the prescription oxycodone market.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Deblinger ...
Tommy Avakian
Susan Simels
Janet Naiman
Alexandra Shabtai
Nicky Avakian
Michael McCormick ...
Nicky Avakian's Attorney


The body of a scantily clad woman believed to be a high-class escort is found on the Upper East Side, especially after promiscuous behaviour is uncovered by the medical examiner. Later, Green & Briscoe uncover an organized crime attempt to corner the prescription oxycodone market. Written by Anonymous

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Alexandra Shabtai: You don't actually think I had something to do with Eliza's murder?
Detective Ed Green: You deal the same kind of drug that was found in her system. And a few hours before she was killed, you two were "talking" about money.
Detective Lennie Briscoe: In our neck of the woods, that adds up to a drug deal gone bad.
Alexandra Shabtai: Ugh... that is just insane.
Detective Lennie Briscoe: Uh... if I were you, that defense never works.
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