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Law & Order

Prescription for Death (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Greevey and Logan discover that a hospital is covering up an emergency room physician's mistake which results in a patient's death. They later find out that the doctor may have also been drunk at the time.
Director
John Whitesell (as John P. Whitesell II)
Writers
Dick Wolf (created by) | Ed Zuckerman (teleplay by) (story by) | David Black (story by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Ernest R. Dickerson (as Ernest Dickerson)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 13, 1990

Release date
Sep 13, 1990 (United States)

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37 cast members
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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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Paul Sparer
Dr. Edward Auster Dr. Edward Auster   See fewer
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John Spencer
Howard Morton Howard Morton   See fewer
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Ron Rifkin
Phillip Nevins Phillip Nevins   See fewer
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Erick Avari
Dr. 'Ekballa' Raza Dr. 'Ekballa' Raza   See fewer
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Alvin Epstein
Dr. Chester Dr. Chester   See fewer
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Maryann Urbano
Dr. Jean Mills Dr. Jean Mills   See fewer
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Bruce McCarty
Dr. Stephen Simonson Dr. Stephen Simonson   See fewer
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Ed Setrakian
Hoffman Hoffman   See fewer
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W.T. Martin
Dr. Lignell Dr. Lignell   See fewer
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Daniel Benzali
Medical Examiner Medical Examiner   See fewer
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Frederica Meister
Mrs. Melanie Stivic Mrs. Melanie Stivic   See fewer
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Annie Corley
Stewart Stewart   See fewer
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Rocky Carroll
Dr. Davids Dr. Davids   See fewer
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William Roerick
Dr. Robert Abraham Dr. Robert Abraham   See fewer
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Russell Horton
Markham Markowitz Markham Markowitz   See fewer
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Tom Kubiak
Dr. Rasmussen Dr. Rasmussen   See fewer
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Maeve McGuire
Dr. Walters Dr. Walters   See fewer
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Stephanie J. Gordon
Nurse (as Stephanie Gordon) Nurse (as Stephanie Gordon)   See fewer
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Kate Wilkinson
Gray-Haired Lady Gray-Haired Lady   See fewer
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Shona Tucker
Records Clerk Records Clerk   See fewer
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Nick Damici
Officer Dubuque Officer Dubuque   See fewer
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Leslie Goldman
Trial Judge Benjamin Harcourt Trial Judge Benjamin Harcourt   See fewer
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Chaz McCormack
McInerny McInerny   See fewer
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Lee Tergesen
Clemens Clemens   See fewer
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Joan Kaye
Nurse Nurse   See fewer
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Lewis Musser
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Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Derrick Simmons
Stabber (uncredited) Stabber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steven Zirnkilton
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8.1 / 10 | 350 votes