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.
Where intellect defies evil.
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To add a vulnerability to Goren's seeming invincibility, a backstory was added in which his mother was diagnosed as a schizophrenic during his adolescence. See more
The detectives often discuss elements of their cases openly in front of people who they have just questioned. This would not occur in real life as they would risk having the person who overheard them potentially contact someone who might be a suspect. See more
Detective Robert Goren
Well, she didn't believe in heaven and hell, so how would she know the devil was massaging her neck?
The version of the show shown in the UK on Channel Five has a completely different version of the opening credits with different music. See more
There's Only Me
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