A SHOT IN THE DARK -- A journalist covering a community board meeting in a dangerous neighborhood is shot, but clings to life. Detectives question her husband, who owns a local comedy club and has an alibi. However, forensics reveals evidence that suggests the husband's treatment of his wife was no laughing matter. Larry Miller (Best in Show) guest stars.

Season 5 | Episode 2

Jerry Orbach

as Detective Lennie Briscoe

Angie Harmon

as Assistant District Attorney Abbie Carmichael

Sam Waterston

as Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy

S.Epatha Merkerson

as Lt. Van Buren

Jesse L. Martin

as Detective "Eddie" Edward Green

Benjamin Bratt

as Detective Reynaldo "Rey" Curtis

Dianne Wiest

as District Attorney Nora Lewin

Steven Hill

as District Attorney Adam Schiff