Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Season 2, Episode 16

Cuba Libre (9 Mar. 2003)

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A millionaire ex-con's wife is murdered the night of his release, and as the detectives piece together a complex case they must somehow devise a way to use his extreme paranoia against him.

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Dempsey Powers
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Milt Winters Jr. (as Peter Marx)
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Taye Powers
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Pamela Winters
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Milton Winters
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Jack Duvall
Alvin Ing ...
Dr. Chang
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Winston Malik
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Ahmal (as Malcolm I. Barrett)
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Solomon
Lisa Branch ...
Jaqueetha 'JC'
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A millionaire ex-con's wife is murdered the night of his release, and as the detectives piece together a complex case they must somehow devise a way to use his extreme paranoia against him.

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Onlookers are clearly seen in many of the scenes in this episode. Two times at the pier: the guy with the hockey gear is constantly looking back at what is happening and when the hit man is brought to the pier there's a guy walking towards Goren and Eames. Just when you can almost see this person and he's almost to Goren and Eames-he makes a sharp turn to exit the shot. The scene outside the courthouse where Goren is explaining Dempsey's plan, there's a guy who is standing behind them (Goren, Eames and Carver) who is just smiling in a black beret-looking straight at the camera crew as they walk off to the left. See more »

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Dempsey Powers: You're a devil.
Detective Alexandra Eames: You should see me in a blue dress.
Dempsey Powers: Yeah, well I ain't afraid of the devil.
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27 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It seems to me that the character of Dempsey Powers has to be based on the real-life criminal Larry Davis (shot a bunch of cops in the South Bronx but acquitted, a "folk hero" in the old neighborhood, claimed that the police were after him to cover up a police-run drug ring, was finally convicted of a different crime). I am not usually the only person to notice stuff like this, though. I checked the IMDb trivia section, and even wikipedia, and nobody else seems to have made this connection. So I'm making it now, for what it's worth. I love this episode, Joel Grey is so over-the-top crazy, it's a treat to watch him, as always.


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