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Law & Order

Poison Ivy (Season 1, Episode 8)
TV-14
TV Episode | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A police officer is accused of planting a gun on an unarmed African-American youth that he shot. The victim was beloved in his community, but the investigation reveals that he may have also been a drug dealer.
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Writers
Dick Wolf (created by) | Jacob Brackman (teleplay by) (story by) | Jack Richardson (story by)
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Status
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Updated Nov 20, 1990

Release date
Nov 20, 1990 (United States)

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George Dzundza
Max Greevey Max Greevey   See fewer
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Chris Noth
Mike Logan Mike Logan   See fewer
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Dann Florek
Donald Cragen Donald Cragen   See fewer
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Michael Moriarty
Ben Stone Ben Stone   See fewer
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Richard Brooks
Paul Robinette Paul Robinette   See fewer
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Steven Hill
Adam Schiff Adam Schiff   See fewer
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John Finn
Freddo Parisi Freddo Parisi   See fewer
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Al Freeman Jr.
Reverend Thayer Reverend Thayer   See fewer
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Erika Alexander
Doris Carver Doris Carver   See fewer
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Jack Gwaltney
Officer Davis Officer Davis   See fewer
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Stuart Burney
Parisi's Attorney Parisi's Attorney   See fewer
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Richard Habersham
Abel Richardson Abel Richardson   See fewer
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John Capodice
Bernie Bernie   See fewer
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Erik King
Dorian 'Silky' Ford Dorian 'Silky' Ford   See fewer
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Gregg Almquist
Lt. Gowdy - Internal Affairs Lt. Gowdy - Internal Affairs   See fewer
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Saundra McClain
Mrs. Richardson Mrs. Richardson   See fewer
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Jake Weber
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William Harriman Jr. (as Barry Sherman) William Harriman Jr. (as Barry Sherman)   See fewer
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Josh Pais
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Daryl Edwards
Richard Richard   See fewer
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D.J. Sharp
Hurley (as David Sharp) Hurley (as David Sharp)   See fewer
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Larry Weber
Judge Sirkin (as Lawrence Weber) Judge Sirkin (as Lawrence Weber)   See fewer
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John Fiore
Detective Tony Profaci Detective Tony Profaci   See fewer
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Karen Myrie
Claudia Claudia   See fewer
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Dan Moran
Policeman #2 Policeman #2   See fewer
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David E. Weinberg
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Ratings Breakdown

7.8 / 10 | 228 votes