Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Season 5 Episode 20

To the Bone

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM May 07, 2006 on USA



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Mike Logan: What, you're going?
      Carolyn Barek: Well, yeah. Sleep, remember?
      Mike Logan: You live all the way in Brooklyn. My place is right down the street. (Barek gives him a wary look) I'll take the couch. (he smirks)
      Carolyn Barek: I don't believe you got a… (searches for appropriate word) couch that big.
      Mike Logan: Yeah, maybe not.

    • Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers: Going by the body temp on this one, you missed them by less than an hour.
      Mike Logan: Too bad near misses don't count.

    • (While heading to the next crime scene with Barek on Staten Island.)
      Mike Logan: Ten years on this island are finally gonna pay off.

  • Notes

    • Jamey Sheridan (Capt. James Deakins) and Whoopi Goldberg (Chesley Watkins) have worked together before. He made his feature film debut with a bit part as "New York Officer #1" in Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986) where Whoopi played the lead character of Terry Dolittle.

    • Carolyn McCormick (Dr. Elizabeth Olivet) is the fifth actor to play the same character on all four Law & Order series.

    • The role of Lt. Lemoyne was originally to be played by Law & Order's S. Epatha Merkerson as Lt. Anita Van Buren, one of Logan's previous lieutenants. Merkerson originally accepted the role, but then declined it saying that she didn't like the way her character was being portrayed: knowing a criminal without knowing that they actually were criminals. If she had not declined the role, it would have been the second time MCS reached out to her because they thought she knew a killer, the first being the season 1 episode "Badge" where a former officer under her command was accused by Major Case.

    • Special billing was given to Carolyn McCormick (with) and Whoopi Goldberg (and Special Guest Star) in this episode.

  • Allusions

    • Sgt. Dan Vetere: It's like Charlie Manson in there.
      Manson was the accused mastermind behind the Hinman and Tate-La Bianca murders in late July and early August of 1969. Each of the extremely bloody crime scenes included words written in the victims' blood on walls.