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90. Grow 09/25/05
DETECTIVES CONFRONT LETHAL NEMESIS NICOLE WALLACE IN WAKE OF MURDER; EX-'LAW & ORDER' STAR CHRISTOPHER NOTH RETURNS TO CAST AS MIKE LOGAN -- As returning Detective Mike Logan (former "Law & Order" star Christopher Noth) joins the Major Case team, Detective Goren finds himself confronted again with Nicole Wallace (guest star Olivia D'Abo) -- his murderous nemesis -- when he and Detective Eames check out the drug-related slaying of a city health inspector. The key link is the victim's brother Evan, (guest star Kevin J. O'Connor), a recently widowed medical examiner who is romantically involved with the re-surfaced Wallace, and the investigators fear that the man's young daughter might be Wallace's next victim.
91. Diamond Dogs 10/02/05
ARE DIAMONDS A KILLER ADDICT'S BEST FRIEND? CHRIS NOTH ("LAW & ORDER') AND ANNABELLA SCIORRA ('THE SOPRANOS') JOIN CAST IN STARRING ROLES -- Detective Logan (Chris Noth, reprising his former "Law & Order" character) gets his first Major Case and partners with Detective Barek (new series star Annabella Sciorra, "The Sopranos") to probe a series of murderous Mom-and-Pop jewelry heists. However, as Logan zeroes in on a drug-addicted young loser Johnny as his suspect (guest star Peter Scanavino), his instinctive methods cause concern among his fellow law enforcement officers. When the detectives arrest a twitchy female accomplice, they pick up the scent of an older woman who not only is a career criminal, but could be the driving psychological force behind the crimes.
92. Prisoner 10/09/05
WHY WAS A KIDNAPPED WIFE LIVING HAPPILY EVER AFTER WITH ANOTHER MAN FOR 10 YEARS? -- In a story ripped from the headlines, a prison warden Bill (guest star Corbin Bernsen) claims he was brutalized and forced to pay a $50,000 ransom for his long-kidnapped wife, but Detectives Goren and Eames are puzzled when they discover that the missing woman has been happily cohabitating with an escaped prisoner for 10 years. Amid a backwash of lingering secrets and lies, the investigators re-visit the warden's past and recall a famous axiom - follow the money.
93. Unchained 10/16/05
DETECTIVES LOGAN AND BAREK INTERCEDE IN MOB WAR IN SEARCH OF DIRTY POLICE; DAVID KEITH GUEST-STARS -- After the son of a police officer is mistakenly murdered, investigating Detectives Logan (Chris Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) step into the middle of a brutal mob war that also has ensnared dirty cops who sold out to help the rival crime families. But when Captain Deakins (Jamey Sheridan) informs Logan that he wants both the tainted officers and a mob underboss, Logan takes aim at one decorated ex-officer (guest star David Keith, "An Officer and a Gentleman") -- and finds himself the public target of the man's lawyer who claims the detective has a little "history" of his own.
94. Acts of Contrition 10/23/05
AFTER ESTEEMED NUN IS SLAIN IN CHURCH, DETECTIVES RE-DISCOVER RELATED COLD-CASE CRIME -- When an esteemed nun who helped child prostitutes get off the street is slain in her inner-city church, Detectives Goren and Eames focus on a determined young man Eddie (guest star Cuban Link) who is seeking justice for his older brother who was incapacitated after a racial hate crime. But the detectives know the case could hinge on a guilt-stricken young nun Sister Olivia (guest star Susan Misner ) at the church who knows more than she's telling.
95/96. In the Wee Small Hours 11/6/05
IN TWO-HOUR EPISODE BOTH SETS OF SERIES DETECTIVES PROBE DISAPPEARANCE OF IOWA TEEN DURING HER TRIP TO NEW YORK -- In a two-hour movie featuring both sets of the series' detectives for the first time -- a visiting Iowa teen disappears during her New York City school trip, prompting a massive media frenzy that engulfs Detectives Goren , Eames, Logan (Chris Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) when their prime suspect Ethan, guest star Matt O'Leary, is a powerful judge's son. The case widens when it appears the accused's philandering father Harold, guest star Colm Meaney, is a co-conspirator who acted to protect his son -- and might be a murder suspect himself -- but he is not afraid to punch back hard against the investigators.

97. Saving Face 11/27/05
CAN DETECTIVES PULL THE MASK OF DEATH OFF SUSPECTED COSMETIC SURGEON? -- When a female medical student is found mutilated after returning from Guatemala, Detectives Logan (Christopher Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) think that the victim was was an unlucky drug "mule" who smuggled narcotics -- but evidence leads to a tony Park Avenue cosmetic surgeon, Christine, (guest star Samantha Mathis) who might be running a fraudulent charity in Central America. While the doctor is celebrated for her donated work in facial reconstruction among the region's poor natives, both she and her nurse's aide, Antonio, (guest star Vincent Laresca ) are hiding dark secrets that require many masks.
98. Scared Crazy 12/4/05
DETECTIVES COMPUTE EVIDENCE IN MURDER OF HIGH-TECH COMPUTER EMPLOYEE -- The slaying of a young computer company employee has Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) poking around the stealth security employed by rival tech firms where they lock onto an unstable code-writer Robbie (guest star DJ Qualls) -- whom they believe is being manipulated by his secretive therapist as Katrina (guest star Jennifer Van Dyck). Goren believes the key to the case lies with the suspect's paranoid behavior which could have been exploited after recent weeks of "treatment" under the doctor's bizarre care.
99. Dollhouse 1/08/06
CHEATERS ARE EVERYWHERE WHEN PHONY PATERNITY SUITS LEAD TO MURDER -- The gunshot murder of a businessman perplexes Detectives Logan (Christopher Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) until they suspect that Danielle (guest star Elizabeth Berkley) -- a self-involved mother -- has made a cottage industry of blackmailing other cheating family men with phony paternity claims. But the detectives discover that Danielle's seemingly meek and maternal sister Claire (guest star Heather Burns) could be playing a far more sinister role in the scam.
100. Slither 1/15/06
GOREN TRACKS COLD-BLOODED MASTER MURDERER AND HIS GANG TO A DEADLY NEMESIS -- Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) encounter a gang of high-class, low-lifes led by Bernard (guest star Michael York), a slimy European with a taste for aging blondes and fine wine, who befriends, kills and robs tourists. Goren, however, is shocked to discover that the master murderer shares a connection to a deadly nemesis. The detectives try to out-maneuver the effete but effective Bernard -- and his posse of adoring women who kill for him -- until Goren's language skills help him zero in on a crime spree that spans the globe.
101. Watch 1/22/06
PLUMMETING PROSTITUTES TRIGGER DETECTIVES' SEARCH FOR REPRESSED AIRPORT WORKER; BRAD RENFRO AND ETHAN EMBRY GUEST-STAR -- When the latest in a series of prostitutes is found dead after falling from an airline wheel well, Detectives Logan (Christopher Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) suspect that an airport worker is responsible and their criminal profile suggests a sexually repressed male -- such as FAA inspector Duane Giddins (guest star Brad Renfro, "The Client"). However, the investigation centers on the abuse that Giddins and his elusive silent partner (guest star Ethan Embry, "Sweet Home, Alabama") inflict on the unsuspecting women before their bodies are dumped.
102. Proud Flesh 3/12/06
MURDER OF RADIO MAGNATE'S SON POINTS TO PATRON'S FOREIGN-BORN WIFE -- When the scion of a powerful radio magnate Jonas (guest star Malcolm McDowell) is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) believe the crime is connected to a power struggle over the family trust as they focus on the patron's Chinese-born wife, Anna (guest star Cindy Cheung). However, the detectives also keep circling around a pair of Megan's friends -- a kinky professor who is her ex-husband and a mysterious businessman, both of whom had their own reasons to kill.
103. Wasichu 3/19/06
SLAYING OF SECRET SERVICE AGENT HAS DETECTIVES SNIFFING AROUND LOBBYIST, CONGRESSMAN AND INDIAN CASINOS --The brutal beating murder of a female Secret Service agent in her home has Detectives Logan (Christopher Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) sniffing around the many clients of her husband Jay (guest star David Alan Bashche), a well-connected lobbyist who is working both for and against an unpopular tribal Indian gaming casino on Long Island. But the detectives want to know why the victim's husband hid their laptop and shredded files soon after discovering her body -- and his curious dealings with a slippery congressman widen the police investigation to include more hidden crimes.
104. Wrongful Life 3/26/06
YOUNG MAN IS MURDERED WHILE STEALING KEY FILE IN DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY'S LAWSUIT -- A crucial file in an ugly $20-million lawsuit may be the catalyst behind the murder of a daring young man who was killed while trying to steal evidence for a "wrongful life" court case -- all of which has Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) sorting through a dysfunctional family looking for likely suspects who might want the documents. While the son is a prime suspect, the key clues could lie with his bitter mother Victoria (guest star Talia Balsam) who is suing a doctor for not revealing years earlier that her unborn daughter had a debilitating orthopedic problem -- a fact which could have prompted her to abort the baby.
105. Dramma Giacoso 4/9/06
A NIGHT AT THE OPERA LEADS TO MURDER WHILE DETECTIVES CATCH SOUR NOTES FROM SUSPICIOUS CONDUCTOR -- There's high drama in the opera house when a young violinist is pushed to her death and Detectives Logan (Chris Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) check out the arrogant conductor Reinhardt (guest star Julian Sands). Turns out Reinhardt also has been conducting an affair with his soprano, Gillian (guest star Alice Krige) -- who happens to be the victim's mother. While the detectives theorize that Reinhardt actually was romancing both women, they receive jarring medical news that sheds harsh new light on the evidence.
106. Vacancy 4/16/06
HOTEL OFFERS NO BED OF ROSES FOR MURDERED BRIDESMAID AS ACTOR IS SUSPECTED -- When one of two bridesmaids is found murdered in their hotel bed, Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) initially suspect two men that the women met in a bar. But when the survivor, Alice's (guest star Emily Bergl) story keeps changing, evidence suggests an actor -- Tim, (guest star Desmond Harrington) posing as a taxi driver might have played a role. The detectives peel back the layers of the suspect's life and discover disturbing evidence, family history -- and his penchant for researching twisted subjects for future acting assignments.
107. The Healer 4/23/06
MURDERED SISTERS HAVE DETECTIVES PROBING SCARY CLAIMS OF VOODOO FROM CROOKED NURSE -- Two sisters found wrapped in plastic "cocoons" and asphyxiated have Detectives Logan (Chris Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) questioning one victim's boyfriend who works for Lydia (guest star Sherri Saum), a local nurse suspected of extorting money from patients with voodoo. Logan initially questions Lydia and soon runs afoul of her "powers." As the detectives gather bank transfer documents, they learn from experience how people can live in fear and false hope from Lydia's potent spells.
108. Cruise To Nowhere 4/30/06
DEAD MAN'S HAND IS PLAYED OUT WHEN HIGH-ROLLING GAMBLER IS FISHED OUT OF RIVER -- When the body of a former school chancellor is fished out of the Hudson River, Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) find out that he was a high roller on a casino boat off the New York coast. They soon zero in on Joey (guest star Lou Taylor Pucci), a talented but arrogant young gambler who was owed $500,000 by the victim. But the police also cannot ignore the dead man's resentful brother-in-law Phil, (guest star John Pankow) when they discover that he not only raised Joey, but taught him poker and intentionally placed him on the ship on the fateful night.
109. To The Bone 5/7/06
MACHETE MURDERS PUT SHARP FOCUS ON MANIPULATIVE FOSTER MOTHER; OSCAR AND EMMY WINNER WHOOPI GOLDBERG GUEST-STARS -- A rampage of brutal machete slayings that target affluent art owners has Detectives Logan (Chris Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) looking for some young suspects who were all raised by Chesley (Oscar and Emmy Award-winning guest star Whoopi Goldberg), a strong-willed foster mother. But the case really blows up when Logan unknowingly shoots an undercover cop dead -- and while Captain Deakins (Jamey Sheridan) sticks his neck out for his detective, a shaken Logan must go eye-to-evil-eye with the manipulative Chesley.
110. On Fire 5/14/06
DEADLY CHURCH FIRES REVEAL SCORCHING FAMILY FEUD WHILE DEAKINS FIGHTS FOR HIS JOB -- When a church worker is found dead after the latest in a series of arson-fueled fires, Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) trace evidence back to the dysfunctional family of one sanctuary's youth leader (guest star Josh Hamilton). Just as pressing is the personal matter weighing on Captain Deakins (Jamey Sheridan), whose intervention on behalf of one detective prompts a vengeful cop already in prison to launch a vendetta to oust him.
111. The Good 5/14/06
IN SEASON FINALE, DETECTIVES PROBE BEATING DEATHS OF SUBURBAN COUPLE WITH DRUG-ADDLED SON -- In the season finale, after a suburban couple is found bludgeoned to death, Detectives Logan (Chris Noth) and Barek (Annabella Sciorra) suspect that their drug-troubled son Kevin (guest star Kevin Nobbs) killed his parents' for their cash stash. But when a local investigator pressures the kid into a confession, the city cops discover a conflict of interest. While another suspect with close business ties to the victims emerges, Captain Deakins (Jamey Sheridan) urges Logan and Barek to drop the non-jurisdictional case -- and ponders his own future with the NYPD..