Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Season 1 Episode 3


Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Oct 14, 2001 on USA



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Robert Goren: You're under arrest for the murder of Lois Romney.
      Roger Jamison: You serious?
      Alex Eames: You don't see us wearing clown shoes, do you?

    • (Reviewing the Van Acker's financials.)
      Martell: Well, it wasn't all caviar and champagne. They put half a mil a year into their charity, the Equine Rights Foundation.
      Alex Eames: Let me guess; they find homes for retired polo ponies.

    • (Shop assistant Janice tries to keep Goren from looking through the receipts.)
      Mr. Sloan: Are you getting any closer to catching the murderer?
      Robert Goren: (speaking close to Janice's ear) Getting closer by the minute.

    • (To Dale Van Acker about the two men she's escorting.)
      Lois Romney: They're creepy… Like a coupla ex-cons in brand new suits. One of them's still got a tag from the designer warehouse still stuck on his sleeve. Um, I don't have a good feeling about this.

    • Dale Van Acker: I didn't do anything!
      Robert Goren: Sure you did. You're under arrest for littering.

    • (Goren finds something while examining the body)
      Robert Goren: Fish scale.
      Alex Eames (sarcastically) Great, she was attacked by a shark.
      Robert Goren: Sharks don't have scales. (Eames sighs)

    • (While doing surveillance on residents of the tunnels.)
      Robert Goren: You ever think what's it's like living down there?
      Alex Eames: With what one bedrooms are going for, I've considered it.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • This episode appears to be ripped from the headlines of the Patricia Margello case. In 1998, Pati was romantically involved with Dean MacGuigan, a descendant of industrialist E.I. du Pont. MacGuigan's step-father, Christopher Moseley, was eventually convicted of ordering her murder.