Law & Order

Season 5 Episode 5

White Rabbit

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Aired Monday 10:00 PM Oct 19, 1994 on NBC
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A routine investigation uncovers evidence that leads Briscoe and Logan to a long-time fugitive, a radical Vietnam War opponent on the run since a 1971 burglary that left a policeman dead.

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    Steven Hill

    Steven Hill

    D.A. Adam Schiff

    Jerry Orbach

    Jerry Orbach

    Det. Lennie Briscoe

    S. Epatha Merkerson

    S. Epatha Merkerson

    Lt. Anita Van Buren

    Sam Waterston

    Sam Waterston

    Exec. A.D.A. Jack McCoy

    Jill Hennessy

    Jill Hennessy

    A.D.A. Claire Kincaid

    Chris Noth

    Chris Noth

    Det. Mike Logan

    Peter Friedman

    Peter Friedman

    Professor William Goodwin

    Guest Star

    Mary Joan Negro

    Mary Joan Negro

    Susan Forrest aka Rita Levitan

    Guest Star

    Peggy Roeder

    Peggy Roeder

    Margaret Pauly

    Guest Star

    Roger Serbagi

    Roger Serbagi

    Judge Robert Quinn

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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    • TRIVIA (1)

    • QUOTES (4)

    • NOTES (1)

    • ALLUSIONS (8)

      • Man from Records Department: If you find Jimmy Hoffa, let me know.
        James "Jimmy" Hoffa was president of the Teamsters, a union group, who disappeared in 1975 and presumed dead, his body was never found. Much speculation has arisen about what happened to him.

      • Claire Kincaid: So what, we let her go and sing a duet of We Shall Overcome as she leaves the courtroom?
        We Shall Overcome is a protest song from the 1960s. It is usually associated with Martin Luther King, Jr. and civil rights activists. It is an optimistic song about overcoming adversity. It also expresses bravery, hence the verse that begins with '[w]e are not afraid'.

      • William Goodwin: I remember the National Guard killing four college students whose only crime was protesting the illegal invasion of Cambodia!
        He is referring to the events of May 4, 1970, when four unarmed student protesters were shot by National Guardsmen on the campus of Kent State University. This inspired the Neil Young song "Ohio".

      • Jack McCoy: I'm sure you've listened to all The Doors albums, Claire, but you still have no idea what it was like back then.
        The Doors, led by Jim "The Lizard King" Morrison, were known for their counter-cultural music. Songs like "Light My Fire" were endlessly played on college campuses. Their song "Unknown Soldier" dealt with war and some people also believe that the song "Five to One" is about Vietnam.

      • This episode appears to be ripped from the headlines of the cases of Sara Jane Olson/Kathleen Soliah and Katherine Ann Power as well as the Weathermen underground anti-war movement.

      • Jack McCoy: From the Chicago Seven to the Westchester One.

        The Chicago Seven were protesters arrested during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago Illinois. The Convention is remembered for being the site of massive demonstrations and riots.

      • Mike Logan: That beats Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley for the odd couple award.
        Michael Jackson's marriage to Elvis' daughter was unexpected to say the least. Many people considered it to be a publicity stunt. The marriage lasted 19 months.

      • The title of this episode, "White Rabbit", is the title of a late 1960s song by Jefferson Airplane, about the effects of LSD. The song was popular during the time of the Vietnam War.

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