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"Law & Order" Burn Card (2008)

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Law & Order: Season 18: Episode 14 -- The death of an avid gambler puts Detective Ed Green's (Jesse L. Martin) badge in jeopardy forcing him to reveal his troubled past. Internal Affairs Detective Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) is assigned to the case. This is the first appearance for new cast member Anthony Anderson and departing cast member Jesse L. Martin.


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Original Air Date:
23 April 2008 (Season 18, Episode 14)
When Detective Green shoots a murder suspect, an internal investigation reveals that he had a gambling problem and once owed money to the suspect. The DA's office reluctantly pursues murder charges against him. | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Jesse L. Martin ... Detective Ed Green

Jeremy Sisto ... Detective Cyrus Lupo

S. Epatha Merkerson ... Lt. Anita Van Buren

Linus Roache ... Executive A.D.A. Michael Cutter

Alana De La Garza ... A.D.A. Connie Rubirosa

Sam Waterston ... Jack McCoy

Ruben Santiago-Hudson ... Attorney Winters

Armando Riesco ... Ruben Alvera
Dee Hoty ... Judge

Carmen Ejogo ... April Lannen

Anthony Anderson ... Detective Kevin Bernard
Peter Bradbury ... Sergeant Gregory Cole

Lou Carbonneau ... Des Chiarella
Joselin Reyes ... Katherine Halsey

Jennifer Rae Beck ... Angela Savitsky
Adam Sietz ... Daniel Hoyte

Nick Damici ... Phil Norris

Autumn Dornfeld ... Sylvia Delaney
Howard Feller ... Stu
Victor Colicchio ... Murray
Cesar Leonardo ... Detective Johnson
Chad Gittens ... Officer Bonelli

Michael Devine ... Officer Saunders
Christine Danelson ... Isabel
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Enrique Novello ... Neighborhood Guy (uncredited)

Steven Zirnkilton ... Narrator (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Mario Van Peebles 
Writing credits
Dick Wolf (created by)

Ed Zuckerman (written by) &
David Wilcox (written by)

Produced by
Rene Balcer .... executive producer (as René Balcer)
Fred Berner .... executive producer
Alfonso Delgado .... associate producer (as Alfonso I. Delgado)
Tim Deluca .... co-producer
William N. Fordes .... co-executive producer
Arthur W. Forney .... co-executive producer
Gina Gionfriddo .... co-producer
Peter Giuliano .... line producer
Peter Jankowski .... executive producer
Stephanie Sengupta .... co-executive producer
David Slack .... co-producer
Richard Sweren .... co-executive producer
Stephen Wertimer .... co-producer
David Wilcox .... co-executive producer
Dick Wolf .... executive producer
Ed Zuckerman .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Mike Post 
Cinematography by
William Klayer (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael Schweitzer 
Casting by
Suzanne Ryan 
Production Design by
Gary Weist 
Art Direction by
C.J. Simpson 
Set Decoration by
Edward Briggs 
Costume Design by
Jennifer von Mayrhauser 
Makeup Department
Anita Crawford .... key hair stylist
Erin Hicks .... assistant hair stylist
John Perkins .... makeup department head
Production Management
Moshe Bardach .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Raymond L. Negron .... second second assistant director
Luis Nieves .... first assistant director
Murphy Occhino .... second assistant director
Art Department
Brian Buteau .... on set dresser
Tom Conway .... set dresser (as Eoghan Conway)
John Grimolizzi .... construction coordinator
T.J. Horan .... set dresser
Dierdre Kane .... assistant property master
Kevin L. Raper .... graphic designer
Jennifer Santucci .... props
Linda Skipper .... scenic charge
Ron Stone .... property master
Sound Department
Joshua Anderson .... sound utility
Tiffany S. Griffith .... dialogue editor
Larry Hoff .... sound mixer (as Lawrence Hoff)
Jeffrey Kaplan .... supervising sound editor
Todd Morrissey .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Thomas .... sound effects editor
Alfredo Viteri .... boom operator
Michael Trifman .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Eli Aronoff .... assistant camera
Manuel Billeter .... camera operator: "a" camera
Jessica Burstein .... still photographer
Steven Capitano Calitri .... electrician
Patrick Cousins .... gaffer
William Evans .... assistant camera
Donald Glenn .... dolly grip (as Don Glenn)
Michael Grantland .... assistant camera
Jonathan Kealey .... best boy
Carl Peterson .... key grip
Matthew Rohn .... lighting technician
Casting Department
Claire Traeger .... casting associate
Stephanie R. Hunter .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Ali Merhi .... background casting (uncredited)
Ali Merhi .... extras casting director (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leslie Bernstein .... assistant costume designer
Linda Giammarese .... key costumer
Linda Giammarese .... wardrobe assistant
Anne Newton-Harding .... key wardrobe
Jessica Pitcairn .... costume coordinator
Editorial Department
T. Michael Baiocco .... assistant editor
Transportation Department
Bill Curry Jr. .... transportation captain
Edward Devereaux II .... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)
Other crew
Cynthia Balfour .... script supervisor
Crista Barrasso .... location coordinator
Mary Beanish .... location assistant
Rachel Cates .... production secretary
Bridget Clark .... location manager
Charlie Crowell .... location scout
George Doherty .... production coordinator
Amy Durning .... assistant to producers
Nora Elcar-Verdon .... script co-ordinator
Tom Glick .... production assistant
Conor Kelly .... set production assistant
George Lombardi .... technical advisor (as Dr. George Lombardi)
Paul Manilla .... production accountant
Lydia Mayberry .... assistant: Dick Wolf
Christopher McDonnell .... location assistant
Matthew McGough .... legal consultant
James Nuciforo .... technical advisor
Shiya Ribowsky .... technical advisor
Jannett Roberts .... assistant location coordinator
Jeffrey Rosen .... legal consultant
Stacey Ly Smith .... production assistant (as Staci-Lyn Smith)
Joseph Turner .... set production assistant
Rachel C. Webster .... production assistant
Sam Arthurs .... armorer (uncredited)
Anthony Azzara .... first assistant accountant (uncredited)
Cassie Bryant .... second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Roger J. Timber .... stand-in: Anthony Anderson (uncredited)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dick Wolf  created by

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Additional Details

60 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:

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Jesse L. Marin's last episode as Det. Ed Green.See more »


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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Still has the knack, 3 April 2010
Author: Boycemaxblues70 from United Kingdom

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

A great and somewhat surprising return to excellence. Yes the storyline may rely upon the personal affairs of a main character but the build up, linkage and pace are straight out of the classic episodes from previous seasons. As ever in a superior episode the context for what takes place is rooted in previous character relationships. This is important because up till now the problem in this series has not been the story lines but the lack of depth in the main characters since Jerry Orbach left and Sam Waterston was kicked upstairs. The hope for the future comes from the superb acting of Jeremy Sisto. In this episode he dominates in the first episode that really gives him any real opportunity. The series also needs Linus Roache to fill Waterston's boots with purpose. Too early to opinionate so far this series but his character's risk taking and independence from colleague loyalties in order to win bode well.

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