Set in the 15th precinct of Manhattan, 'NYPD Blue' pushed the boundaries of prime-time television in portraying New York City police work with unprecedented realism. Centering on gruff Detective Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz) and his more composed partners, first Detective John Kelly (David Caruso) and later Detective Bobby Simone (Jimmy Smits), the series employs an often ugly realism in its exploration of the internal and external struggles faced by the ensemble cast.
S1/EP 1 - Pilot
Detective John Kelly, a 15 year veteran of the New York Police Department, takes on the mob after his partner is shot by a vengeful gangster.
S1/EP 2 - 4B or Not 4B
Sipowicz slowly recovers from his wounds, but claims he cannot remember who shot him. Kelly appears in court on behalf of a man whose son was killed in a drive-by shooting. Goldstein carries a concealed weapon hoping to surprise his mugger.
S1/EP 3 - Brown Appetite
Kelly and Sipowicz investigate a strangulation murder. Fallout from the Marino case implicates Licalsi’s father in wrongdoing. Kelly acts as bodyguard to the wife of a millionaire. Sipowicz exacts his own unique revenge against Giardella.
S1/EP 4 - True Confessions
Kelly and Sipowicz investigate a double homicide at a liquor store. Mrs. Wagner seeks revenge against her husband. Goldstein ignores Kelly’s warnings about confronting criminals.
S1/EP 5 - Emission Accomplished
With Kelly’s help, Martinez attempts to catch a fellow officer who caused the death of an elderly man. A detective spends the last of his savings staging elaborate practical jokes at the precinct.
S1/EP 6 - Personal Foul
Kelly is forced to arrest a close friend after an altercation on a basketball court results in death. Sipowicz suspects a husband may be concealing the truth in the drive-by shooting death of his wife. Licalsi’s quick thinking saves Kelly’s life during a drug raid.
S1/EP 7 - NYPD Lou
Kelly and Sipowicz investigate the disappearance of a young boy. Sipowicz’s estranged son announces his engagement. Laura is the sole witness when an assassin ambushes Giardella. A man who claims to be a werewolf may have witnessed a murder.
S1/EP 8 - Tempest in a C-Cup
Kelly interrogates a man suspected of committing a string of taxi robberies, one of which resulted in the shooting death of a cab driver. Sipowicz goes undercover at a topless bar. Fancy hires a well-endowed woman despite fears she may distract—or be distracted by—his predominantly male staff.
S1/EP 9 - Ice Follies
When Roberto dies of a drug overdose, Martinez’s father vows revenge against a drug dealer whom he suspects sold his son heroin. Licalsi receives a blackmail threat from the mob. Despite the fact he is married, Medavoy accepts Donna’s offer to go ice skating.
S1/EP 10 - Oscar, Meyer, Wiener
Kelly investigates the brutal robbery-murder of a wealthy family. A Hollywood screenwriter reports that his Oscar has been stolen. Licalsi ignores Kelly’s advice and informs Lastarza that she is being blackmailed by the mob.
S1/EP 11 - From Hare to Eternity
Fancy’s job is jeopardized when the District Commander accuses him of mismanaging the department. Kelly and Sipowicz investigate the kidnapping of a young girl. A destitute mother with a questionable past agrees to testify against a man who is suspected of committing armed robbery.
S1/EP 12 - Up on the Roof
A manhunt ensues when Tommy Linardi’s dead body is discovered inside a nightclub. A robber uses a fake ATM machine to bilk unsuspecting customers of their savings. Fancy tries retaining temporary custody of a young boy whose mother only recently finished a drug rehabilitation program.
S1/EP 13 - Abandando Abandoned
Detectives investigate the shooting death of a man whose wife recently transferred to the precinct. A woman claims she wants her husband prosecuted for spousal abuse but never follows through on her threat. Medavoy has an affair with Donna.
S1/EP 14 - Jumpin' Jack Fleishman
The detectives search for a male killer who dresses as a woman. A sexual assault victim fears her husband will blame the attack on her provocative style of dress. Sipowicz’s dental appointment is interrupted when a doctor threatens to commit suicide.
S1/EP 15 - Steroid Roy
A detective becomes a prime suspect in the suspicious suicide of a police informant. Laura believes Kelly may have overlooked evidence in a homicide investigation. A detective obsessed with his physique is tested for substance abuse.
S1/EP 16 - A Sudden Fish
The girlfriend of a terminally ill millionaire is blackmailed by her ex-lover. Sipowicz investigates the robbery of a disabled Vietnam veteran.
S1/EP 17 - Black Men Can Jump
The detectives investigate the slaying of a young black teenager. Sipowicz suspects a private investigator is taking advantage of a man whose daughter disappeared.
S1/EP 18 - Zeppo Marks Brothers
After a murder witness is gunned down in the street, the detectives scramble to save their case against the Oliva brothers.
S1/EP 19 - Serge the Concierge
Sipowicz attempts to clear his son’s name after he is arrested for selling drugs. Kelly investigates the strangulation death of a millionaire whose corpse was discovered in a landfill.
S1/EP 20 - Good Time Charlie
Kelly and Sipowicz investigate the deaths of one man’s many mistresses. Licalsi receives a promotion. Sipowicz meets Costas’ Greek family. Lillian Fancy tells her husband that she is pregnant.
S1/EP 21 - Guns 'n Rosaries
Medavoy and Martinez narrowly escape injury when a disgruntled driver tries to shoot them, and then face the wrath of angry African Americans who believe they killed a black man without reason. Licalsi confesses to murdering Marino and his driver. Sipowicz attends an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.
S1/EP 22 - Rockin' Robin
Detectives investigate the murder of a priest whose body was discovered in a park frequented by male prostitutes. Sipowicz reopens an investigation into the disappearance of a friend’s daughter. Kelly and Robin become lovers. Licalsi wins release on bail.
S10/EP 1 - Ho Down
A violent drug dealer attempts to have Sipowicz killed after the detective gets into a scuffle with the dealer’s girlfriend. Internal Affairs questions Clark when his name turns up in a dead prostitute’s appointment book. Jones and Medavoy search for a man who assaulted elderly women in their homes.
S10/EP 2 - You've Got Mail
The detectives search for clues when someone mails a mysterious white power to a courthouse. Internal Affairs targets Clark as a suspect in a homicide investigation. Irvin is the victim of a carjacking.
S10/EP 3 - One in the Nuts
Sipowicz and Clark investigate the murder of a man who was shot in the head and groin. McDowell and Ortiz doubt the story of a shooting victim who claims he was attacked during a robbery. McDowell’s sister is the victim of domestic abuse.
S10/EP 4 - Meat Me in the Park
The detectives search for a little girl who was abducted when her father left her unattended in a park. Jones and Medavoy investigate the murder of a pregnant woman who was dragged from a car. McDowell comes to her sister’s aid after she’s again abused by her husband.
S10/EP 5 - Death By Cycle
The detectives search for the killer of young man who was stabbed while riding his bicycle. McDowell’s sister is rushed to a hospital after being beaten. A suspect assaults Medavoy and escapes through a precinct window.
S10/EP 6 - Das Boots
The death of two prostitutes leads Sipowicz and Clark to an odd man with a grudge against a female co-worker. Medavoy and Jones try to obtain a confession from a murder suspect with the help of the suspect’s reverend.
S10/EP 7 - Maya Con Dios
Maya Anderson’s partner is killed in a shootout, forcing Sipowicz and Clark to hide a young witness from his father. Ortiz and McDowell investigate when a two-year-old boy is abducted from his adoptive parents.
S10/EP 8 - Below the Belt
The detectives investigate the death of a 17-year-old who liked having sex with cops. McDowell and Ortiz attempt to connect a car-bombing, stabbing and shooting, all of which occurred on the same block. Jones assists Haywood’s grandmother after she’s conned out of $5,000.
S10/EP 9 - Half-Ashed
When a child services worker is murdered, the detectives sift through her disturbing cases in hopes of identifying the perpetrator. The widow of a dead police officer wishes to have her husband’s ashes buried at the precinct. Officers suspect Sipowicz and Clark ratted them out when Internal Affairs targets them.
S10/EP 10 - Healthy McDowell Movement
The detectives turn to a psychiatrist for help when a schizophrenic attacks his father. A partially destroyed videotape may contain key evidence in the murder of a young woman. Sipowicz and Theo move into McDowell’s apartment.
S10/EP 11 - I Kid You Not
Sipowicz and Clark search for the truth when a car-jacking-gone-wrong leads them to drugs trafficked in the music industry. McDowell and Ortiz search for a missing infant. Rodriguez’s ex-wife is found dead.
S10/EP 12 - Arrested Development
Clark is placed under arrest after police find heroin in his car. Detectives search for clues when a woman is beaten to death with a cordless drill. A murder victim’s obsession with clean living may have led to his demise.
S10/EP 13 - Bottoms Up
In hopes of freeing Clark from jail, Sipowicz searches for drug dealers who might have a connection to Laughlin. McDowell and Ortiz investigate a series of rapes in a park involving a perpetrator who forced his victims’ boyfriends to watch.
S10/EP 14 - Laughlin All the Way to the Clink
The detectives investigate the murder of a gay man who gave room and board to Latino parolees in exchange for sex. McDowell and Ortiz search for clues when a community activist is stabbed to death. Shannon admits he possesses information that might win Clark’s release from prison.
S10/EP 15 - Tranny Get Your Gun
A transvestite prostitute’s murder leads the detectives to two prime suspects: a pimp and a john who claims the pimp and the prostitute set him up. The detectives investigate the murder of a Pakistani woman who found herself in a tug-of-war between her father and her boyfriend.
S10/EP 16 - Nude Awakening
Sipowicz and Clark investigate when Julian Pisano is wounded in a shooting incident. McDowell and Ortiz assist a woman who doggedly pursues justice when she’s conned out of $100. Clark grows concerned when his father stops returning his phone calls.
S10/EP 17 - Off the Wall
Jones accidentally shoots a 13-year-old boy while pursuing a murder suspect. McDowell and Ortiz search for answers when a man whom police escorted from the scene of a domestic dispute is found dead.
S10/EP 18 - Marine Life
The detectives investigate the murder of a gay financier whose death might be tied to a marine. Medavoy and Jones search for answers when a strangler attacks a Russian mail-order bride. Haywood feels threatened when a murderer’s conviction is overturned.
S10/EP 19 - Meet the Grandparents
An investigation into the shooting deaths of two men leads detectives to a white gang who emulate African-American gangbangers. A waitress claims she’s being stalked by a doctor. Sipowicz and McDowell fight for custody of the baby.
S10/EP 20 - Maybe Baby
The murder of a man who frequented a betting parlor leads Sipowicz to an old friend. Jones searches for the man who attacked Haywood. The detectives research the Colahans’ background.
S10/EP 21 - Yo, Adrian
A young woman is found beaten to death on the floor of her apartment. Her brother-in-law is very upset but not about her death—he was paying her to use the apartment for an extramarital affair.
S10/EP 22 - 22 Skidoo
The detectives hunt for a man suspected of killing minorities to avenge injuries his brother suffered during the first Gulf War. Sipowicz and McDowell plan to marry. Tragedy strikes the station house when Captain Fraker accuses Rodriguez and Sipowicz of ratting him out.
S11/EP 1 - Frickin' Fraker
The detectives investigate the shooting death of a man whose brother is a registered sex offender. When Captain Fraker’s trial gets underway, Sipowicz worries that his own testimony may have harmed the prosecution’s case.
S11/EP 2 - Your Bus, Ted
Sipowicz and Clark investigate the death of a transvestite whom a friend insists was having a relationship with a married man. A surgeon’s hand is badly cut during a robbery. Rodriguez testifies in the Fraker trial.
S11/EP 3 - Shear Stupidity
The detectives search for clues when a group of perpetrators torture a man for no apparent reason. A woman reports her husband as missing, but Sipowicz and Clark suspect she’s not being completely forthcoming. Fraker testifies in court.
S11/EP 4 - Porn Free
The detectives investigate the strangulation death of a former porn star. A 13-year-old boy holds the key in implicating his father in his mother’s murder. The jury reaches a verdict in the Captain Fraker trial.
S11/EP 5 - Keeping Abreast
The detectives investigate a strangulation murder that may be tied to one of Diane Russell’s cases. Russell consults a doctor when she discovers a lump in her breast. Medavoy and Jones investigate an arson linked to two boys, and Clark grows uncomfortable when Devlin behaves in an uncharacteristic manner.
S11/EP 6 - Andy Appleseed
Sipowicz, Russell and Clark attempt to connect the murder of a young woman to two other killings. Medavoy and Jones investigate the shooting death of a mother whose children feared her. McDowell visits a doctor after she starts throwing up, and Devlin explains her strange behavior.
S11/EP 7 - It's to Die For
A woman survives a serial killer’s attack, and her account prompts the detectives to focus on Carlin, his partner and a bodyguard. Medavoy and Jones investigate when an off-duty officer kills a man, and McDowell comforts Russell during a biopsy.
S11/EP 8 - And the Wenner Is...
When another woman is murdered by the serial killer, the detectives arrest a suspect and discover the killer’s identity. Expecting a baby, Sipowicz and McDowell decide to get married.
S11/EP 9 - Only Schmucks Pay Income Tax
Sipowicz and Clark search for two burglars who terrorized a retired cop and his wife. Medavoy and Jones assist an author who wrote a book on how to avoid paying income taxes, and Jones deals with Michael’s father.
S11/EP 10 - You Da Bomb
A man armed with a bomb walks into the station house and handcuffs himself to McDowell; unless the detectives release a Russian mobster from jail in one hour, the bomb will detonate.
S11/EP 11 - Passing the Stone
When a Jewish jewelry store owner is murdered, the detectives focus their investigation on two suspects: a Caucasian man who converted to Islam, and a rap star whose expensive jewelry turned out to be fake. Jones investigates when Michael’s aunt is assaulted.
S11/EP 12 - Chatty Chatty Bang Bang
Sipowicz and Clark search for an African-American driver who fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident after unwittingly running over an Italian mobster’s young daughter. The detectives investigate a rape involving a suspect who claims he met the victim in a rape fantasy chat room on the Internet.
S11/EP 13 - Take My Wife, Please
Sipowicz and Clark investigate the shooting death of a jogger who’d been having an affair with a police officer. Medavoy and Jones search for answers when the body of a comedy club owner is found in the trunk of a stolen car.
S11/EP 14 - Colonel Knowledge
A new detective, Stan Hatcher, joins the squad; the detectives investigate a shooting death that Hatcher believes is linked to a dispute between gang members. Meanwhile, a man insists that his young daughter has been kidnapped.
S11/EP 15 - Old Yeller
The detectives attempt to link a suicide note to a man who kidnapped women off the street and tortured them in his basement. Medavoy is attracted to a free-spirited elderly woman whose ring was stolen.
S11/EP 16 - On the Fence
Sipowicz searches for the truth when Hatcher is shot by a man who mistook him for a burglar. A former pharmacist dies in a flophouse when someone fires a bullet into his room.
S11/EP 17 - In Goddess We Trussed
After Hatcher’s uncle transfers Sipowicz to the morgue, Sipowicz sets out to prove that Hatcher killed his wife by rigging her car with a bomb. Clark, Medavoy and Jones investigate the death of a dominatrix.
S11/EP 18 - The Brothers Grim
When an old murder case is reopened, Sipowicz comes to believe he helped convict an innocent man who served 18 years in prison. Ortiz and the newest member of the squad, Kelly Ronson, investigate the disappearance of a little girl. The detectives deal with a bickering family as they try to solve a murder involving a bounty hunter.
S11/EP 19 - Peeler? I Hardly Knew Her
Sipowicz and Clark reopen an 18-year-old murder case after DNA evidence exonerates the man originally convicted of the crime. A man who survived being shot in the head develops complete amnesia, stymieing Medavoy and Jones’ investigation. Ortiz and Ronson attempt to rescue young girls tied to a prostitution operation.
S11/EP 20 - Traylor Trash
Sipowicz and Clark continue tracking down leads as they attempt to solve a rape-homicide case that sent an innocent man to prison for 18 years. Medavoy and Jones attempt to link the murder of a churchgoer to a videotape of the victim’s wife having sex with a reverend. Devlin’s mental condition deteriorates.
S11/EP 21 - What's Your Poison?
As they continue investigating the Cindy Clifton case, Sipowicz and Clark focus on one of her former teachers. A tourist who reports his wife’s expensive necklace as stolen is tied to an Internet scam. Michael testifies against his father in court, and Clark searches for Devlin after she flees a hospital.
S11/EP 22 - Who's Your Daddy?
Sipowicz investigates a murder involving the victim’s current husband and ex-husband. A longtime informant gives Ronson information about an illegal gun shipment. Jones gets into a fight with Craig after he’s acquitted of murder charges, and Sipowicz is the proud father of a baby boy.
S12/EP 1 - Dress for Success
Sipowicz and Clark investigate the murder of a sexologist. Ortiz and her new partner, Laura Murphy, question a wealthy woman about her participation in a homeless outreach program and the death of a transient. A new lieutenant interferes with the detectives’ cases, and an unknown prankster targets Sipowicz.
S12/EP 2 - Fish Out of Water
The detectives tie the death of a pregnant woman to an adoption scam. Medavoy and Jones interview a woman who claims a masked assailant stole her valuable ring, and someone poisons Sipowicz’s beloved fish.
S12/EP 3 - Great Balls of Ire
When a convicted rapist is found shot to death, his victims become suspects in the murder investigation. Sipowicz searches for answers when a stranger targets Theo as he walks home from school.
S12/EP 4 - Divorce, Detective Style
The detectives investigate the death of a phone-sex operator and the kidnapping of a wealthy man’s son. Clark’s tryst with a murder suspect is used to derail the prosecutor’s case.
S12/EP 5 - You're Buggin' Me
After being shot outside a bar, Sipowicz discovers the identity of the person who’s been harassing him.
S12/EP 6 - The Vision Thing
While investigating a random stabbing, Sipowicz becomes obsessed with his own mortality after he’s nearly gunned down by a murder suspect. Medavoy takes a job as a bouncer. Irvin has doubts about a gay antique dealer who claims some of his expensive inventory was stolen.
S12/EP 7 - My Dinner with Andy
The detectives protect a scared witness testifying in a felony murder trial. Michael’s father wants to regain custody, and Bale finds out about Medavoy’s job at the bar.
S12/EP 8 - I Like Ike
A gunman tries to kill a witness after a mistrial is declared in the Simon Kerensky arson case. Jones goes to extremes to stop Craig from adopting Michael.
S12/EP 9 - The 3-H Club
Jones becomes a murder suspect after Michael’s father is shot to death. Ortiz and Murphy investigate a molestation case that might involve a priest, and Medavoy gets his hearing in trial court.
S12/EP 10 - The Dead Donald
A man who cared for his brain-damaged brother is found dead. Medavoy falls for a wealthy woman while investigating an apartment rental scam. Bale tries to nail a man who offered the detectives a bribe.
S12/EP 11 - Bale Out
While investigating a murder, Sipowicz discovers a secret about Bale. Ortiz and Murphy investigate a shooting tied to a talented up-and-coming basketball player.
S12/EP 12 - I Loved My Wives, But Oh You Kid
A call girl’s death is linked to other murders involving women who’d gone through rehab. Ortiz and Murphy investigate the death of an artist who’d been carrying on an affair with a wealthy man married to two other women. Medavoy tries his hand at selling real estate.
S12/EP 13 - Stoli with a Twist
The detectives continue their search for a serial killer who targets alcoholics trying to get sober. Clark and Jones investigate a homicide linked to a woman with whom Clark had a one-night stand.
S12/EP 14 - Stratis Fear
Sipowicz and Clark investigate the stabbing death of a coffee shop owner who was attracted to young girls. Ortiz tries to keep her cousin out of trouble, and Medavoy and Jones link a murder to a paralyzed police officer and his family.
S12/EP 15 - La Bomba
The detectives search for a suspect who killed a businessman by blowing up his car. Ortiz and Murphy investigate the beating death of a student.
S12/EP 16 - Old Man Quiver
The detectives investigate the smothering death of an elderly man married to a voluptuous woman in her 20s. A state judge pressures Medavoy and Jones to find out who poisoned her mother.
S12/EP 17 - Sergeant Sipowicz' Lonely Hearts Club
Clark and a member of the Army Criminal Investigation Department try to determine who shot a recruiter. A homeless man’s body is discovered inside a dumpster, and Medavoy decides to retire.
S12/EP 18 - Lenny Scissorhands
A squad member is shot while storming an apartment. Clark and Jones investigate the bludgeoning death of a woman whose wealthy husband was going to finance a friend’s salon business. Murphy and Ortiz investigate the shooting of a policeman at a construction site.
S12/EP 19 - Bale to the Chief
Bale offers to recommend Sipowicz for the squad commander position. Ortiz and Murphy investigate the death of an Arab woman, and detectives search for the man who shot Bale.
S12/EP 20 - Moving Day
As he begins his new job as squad commander, Sipowicz disobeys orders and keeps a murder investigation open even though a Japanese man with diplomatic immunity has confessed to the crime.
S12/EP 21 - NYPD Blue: A Decade on the Job (Retrospective)
Joe Mantegna goes behind the scenes with writers, producers, cast and crew for an exclusive look at their personal evolution and the history of 'NYPD Blue.'
S2/EP 1 - Trials and Tribulation
Kelly testifies in the Licalsi case. Sipowicz warns a battered wife to separate from her husband or face further abuse. The detectives form a stakeout when several drug dealers are beaten and robbed.
S2/EP 2 - For Whom the Skell Rolls
The jury reaches a verdict in the Licalsi case. Internal Affairs continues its investigation of the missing pages from Marino’s ledger. Kelly and Sipowicz suspect that a man trying to go straight may have committed a double homicide.
S2/EP 3 - Cop Suey
Kelly is paired with an Asian detective and assigned to investigate the murder of an off-duty officer in Chinatown. Sipowicz is outraged when an abused wife is found dead. Detective Lesniak is transferred to the precinct after her relationship with another officer sours.
S2/EP 4 - Dead and Gone
Kelly says his final goodbyes before leaving the station house. The detectives investigate a shooting incident that took the life of a baby girl. Sipowicz secretly relocates the corpse of a fellow detective who died while making love to a prostitute in a seedy motel. Internal Affairs concludes its investigation of Kelly’s history with the NYPD.
S2/EP 5 - Simone Says
Kelly’s replacement, Detective Bobby Simone, begins his first day at the precinct. The detectives search for clues when a mobster’s son is killed outside his girlfriend’s apartment. Abruzzo threatens Lesniak with a gun. A mother accuses her husband of sexually molesting their 14-year-old daughter.
S2/EP 6 - The Final Adjustment
The detectives investigate the death of a chiropractor’s wife. Roberts hires Martinez to work for his security business. Simone aids a young boy whose mother discovered he possessed a gun.
S2/EP 7 - Double Abandando
An 11-year-old boy takes the blame for killing another youngster with a gun. A man who may have knowingly infected several girlfriends with the H.I.V. virus becomes a moving target. Donna’s flirtatious sister makes a pass at Medavoy. Sipowicz is heartbroken when all of his fish die.
S2/EP 8 - You Bet Your Life
The detectives discover the charred remains of a pregnant woman in a vacant field. Dan Breen is attacked by his mentally disturbed son. A man who planned a pawn shop robbery claims his former cell mate committed the crime.
S2/EP 9 - Don We Now Our Gay Apparel
The detectives investigate a murder at a gay bar. Medavoy goes undercover at a gypsy parlor. Dan Breen reestablishes his relationship with his mentally ill son.
S2/EP 10 - In the Butt, Bob
Simone’s pursuit of a serial killer puts him at odds with the Task Force. Fancy receives a tip regarding the heist of an armored car. A man exposes himself in front of Lesniak.
S2/EP 11 - Vishy-Vashy Vinny
Simone gets a break in the Webster’s case. The detectives move in on the armored car robbers. A woman is blackmailed by a fellow employee. Vinnie Greco cooperates with Fancy’s plan to expose Haverill.
S2/EP 12 - Large-Mouth Bass
Simone and Sipowicz’s case against a vicious killer is jeopardized by Clifford Bass, the new, inexperienced commander. Lesniak and Medavoy target a con artist whose victims are lonely single women. Simone warns a childhood friend to distance himself from some shady characters.
S2/EP 13 - Travels with Andy
Simone and Sipowicz drive to a small upstate town where they question a suspect about a triple homicide and robbery. Lesniak and Medavoy search for a man accused of raping an elderly woman.
S2/EP 14 - Murder with Teeth in It
A police officer is suspected of shooting a pimp. Donna accuses Medavoy of spying on her.
S2/EP 15 - Bombs Away
Sipowicz arrests a Rumanian man who concocted a plot to kill wealthy people using explosive devices. An unknown assailant murders the Webster’s killer. Donna’s sister makes a pass at Medavoy.
S2/EP 16 - Unamerican Grafitti
The detectives search for two men who murdered a graffiti tagger. Costas is victimized by a purse-snatcher. Medavoy searches for a man who vandalized a car belonging to Donna’s ex-boyfriend.
S2/EP 17 - Dirty Socks
Sipowicz investigates the murder of a woman whose family helped him out when he was a child. A witness in a murder case reveals she is sexually attracted to Simone.
S2/EP 18 - Innuendo
The detectives search for a deranged man who killed several people during a shooting spree. Fancy negotiates to save his brother’s job on the police force.
S2/EP 19 - Boxer Rebellion
The detectives target an arsonist after a fireman is killed in a blaze. Sipowicz interrogates robbery suspects who murdered a witness. Fancy and Martinez face off in a boxing ring.
S2/EP 20 - The Bookie and Kooky Cookie
The detectives investigate the death of a bookie. A deranged woman threatens to derail the government’s case against a murderer.
S2/EP 21 - The Bank Dick
The detectives search for a rapist who stalks victims at ATM machines. Simone intercedes when two policemen harass a homosexual officer. Medavoy’s ex-wife offers a chance at reconciliation.
S2/EP 22 - A.D.A. Sipowicz
The detectives search for an addict who robbed and killed an Asian man. Fancy’s brother is falsely accused of accepting a bribe. Russell’s drinking problem resurfaces. Sipowicz and Costas prepare for their impending marriage.
S3/EP 1 - E.R.
After Martinez is wounded during a holdup, the detectives encounter resistance from the District Attorney’s office in prosecuting the shooter.
S3/EP 2 - Torah! Torah! Torah!
A mentally retarded man maintains his innocence after his sister is found stabbed to death. The detectives assist Rabbis after a Torah is stolen from a synagogue. Sipowicz is unable to keep Costas’ condition a secret.
S3/EP 3 - One Big Happy Family
As the detectives close in on a serial rapist, the suspect attempts to murder past victims who might be able to identify him. A man shot several times in the face claims not to have an enemy in the world—despite evidence to the contrary.
S3/EP 4 - Heavin' Can Wait
The detectives search for suspects linked to a robbery-homicide in which two young children were killed. Costas’ morning sickness worries Sipowicz.
S3/EP 5 - Dirty Laundry
Detectives search for a suspect who shot another man after losing a bet in a laundromat. A man accuses his neighbor of exposing himself in front of his son. A detective under investigation by Internal Affairs is transferred to the precinct. Lesniak contradicts rumors when Irvin approaches her about joining a gay organization.
S3/EP 6 - Curt Russell
The detectives investigate the murder of an East Indian woman. Simone’s feelings for Russell almost interfere with their working relationship. A drug addict implicates a Russian man in a credit card forgery scam. A fussy temp fills in for Donna.
S3/EP 7 - Aging Bull
The detectives pick up the pieces after the F.B.I. botches a kidnapping case. Simone fears his longtime friend, an aging former boxer, is growing senile.
S3/EP 8 - Cold Heaters
An African-American man is accused of shooting several people after his son was beaten inside a Latino market. Simone receives a tip from a prison inmate regarding an armored car robbery. A stage actor accuses a fellow thespian of attacking him during a performance.
S3/EP 9 - Sorry, Wong Suspect
The detectives link the death of a Chinatown teenager to an Asian gang member. A man believes his prostitute is linked to the robbery of his invalid wife. Medavoy moves out of his house after quarreling with his wife.
S3/EP 10 - The Backboard Jungle
The detectives investigate gang-related homicides on a basketball court. Sipowicz is removed from the case after he uses a racial epithet.
S3/EP 11 - Burnin' Love
Simone and Sipowicz investigate the murder of a woman who was burned alive inside an abandoned house. Medavoy protects a numbers runner who has a contract out on his life.
S3/EP 12 - These Old Bones
Simone investigates when Russell’s brother claims responsibility for the shooting death of his father. Sipowicz and Medavoy exhume the remains of a teenager who disappeared eight years prior.
S3/EP 13 - A Tushful of Dollars
The son of an Italian crime boss is suspected of killing a member of his own family. Russell and a high-powered attorney play tug-of-war over a man who possesses evidence that could convict his alcoholic stepfather of murder.
S3/EP 14 - The Nutty Confessor
A killer attempts to avoid a prison sentence by pretending to be insane. Russell and Medavoy search for a robber who wounded a physician. Martinez and Lesniak consummate their relationship.
S3/EP 15 - Head Case
Police discover the decapitated body of a gay college professor. Martinez aids an adult film star plagued by threatening phone calls. Sipowicz fears the worst when Andy Jr. pays an unexpected visit.
S3/EP 16 - Girl Talk
The detectives search for a child killer who throws victims off rooftops. Martinez and Russell disagree about a case involving a woman who claims she was raped by a high school teacher.
S3/EP 17 - Hollie and the Blowfish
Simone solicits cooperation from a reliable informant whose tips are invaluable—but who makes a living robbing drug dealers. Medavoy and Martinez investigate the death of a Spanish priest who practiced white magic.
S3/EP 18 - We Was Robbed
Simone and Sipowicz rob the mob when a wire-tapping operation targeting the underworld goes awry. Tension develops between Martinez and Lesniak when they assist an attractive Hispanic woman whose ex-boyfriend is plotting a truck heist. Sipowicz shows his son what it takes to be a good cop.
S3/EP 19 - Auntie Maimed
A suspect confesses to murdering his aunt. Martinez and Medavoy search for a biker suspected of murdering a bouncer. Costas goes into labor. Donna considers a job offer.
S3/EP 20 - A Death in the Family
Tragedy strikes when someone close to the squad is murdered. Donna quits her job.
S3/EP 21 - Closing Time
Simone searches for Andy Jr.’s killers. The squad covers for Sipowicz when his alcoholism resurfaces.
S3/EP 22 - He's Not Guilty, He's My Brother
A suspect in a homicide investigation refuses to implicate his triggerman brother. Martinez and Medavoy investigate the mysterious murder of two drug users.
S4/EP 1 - Moby Greg
A murder victim’s body is hidden inside a trunk and dumped on a New York City street. Sipowicz freezes during a shoot-out. Simone proposes to Russell.
S4/EP 2 - Thick Stu
A man claims his infant daughter was kidnapped. Simone offers a troubled tenant assistance. Medavoy and Sipowicz begin their competitive diet. Martinez and Gotelli vie for the squad delegate position.
S4/EP 3 - Yes, We Have No Cannolis
The detectives reopen a five-year-old armed robbery case that may have led to the conviction of an innocent man. Simone continues his search for the perpetrator who murdered a tenant in his apartment building. Martinez learns the results of the delegate election.
S4/EP 4 - Where's 'Swaldo?
The detectives investigate the shooting death of an African-American community activist to whom Sipowicz once uttered a racial slur. Medavoy and Martinez investigate a slaying at a bodega used as a front for illegal activity.
S4/EP 5 - Where'd the Van Gogh?
A prince’s wife is badly beaten during an art heist. Martinez sorts out a dispute between two women who both believe they’re married to the same police officer.
S4/EP 6 - Yes Sir, That's My Baby
The detectives search for two men involved in the shooting death of an ex-fireman turned chauffeur. Kirkendall investigates a possible child abduction.
S4/EP 7 - Ted and Carey's Bogus Adventure
A mother claims her mentally retarded daughter was raped. Sipowicz fears the worst when an odd man who speaks in gibberish expresses concern over his mother. Russell grows increasingly uncomfortable with her undercover assignment after an innocent man is assaulted.
S4/EP 8 - Unembraceable You
Fancy aids a teenager arrested for heroin possession. Simone and Sipowicz target an ex-con whom witnesses identify as a murder suspect. Medavoy’s friend, Abby, drops a bombshell.
S4/EP 9 - Caulksmanship
A Polish-American couple become the prime suspects in a murder investigation. Residents of a close-knit neighborhood are mysteriously closemouthed regarding the death of one of their own. Russell realizes she was drugged by Liery.
S4/EP 10 - My Wild Irish Nose
Simone jeopardizes Russell's undercover assignment by taking Liery into custody. The detectives discover drug addicts auctioning a dead man's possessions—with the corpse still inside the room. A murder witness puts his life on the line in an attempt to ensnare a mob boss's underlings.
S4/EP 11 - Alice Doesn't Fit Here Anymore
Detectives fear the worst when a woman carrying a jewelry consignment disappears. Gina is wounded during a rape attempt.
S4/EP 12 - Upstairs, Downstairs
Tension mounts within the precinct when Sipowicz and Simone investigate a policeman who witnessed—and may have been involved in—a double homicide. Kirkendall and Medavoy investigate the death of a model who appeared in a fetish video. Martinez comforts Gina when she is released from the hospital.
S4/EP 13 - Tom and Geri
The detectives investigate the murder of a labor coalition leader. One of Geri Turner's close friends is found dead.
S4/EP 14 - A Remington Original
A woman's body is discovered at a salvage yard. A man is killed by a most unusual object. Gina returns to the squad.
S4/EP 15 - Taillight's Last Gleaming
Sipowicz experiences dreams about his dead son. Fancy and his wife are pulled over by a racist cop. A detective from another precinct attempts to take credit for arrests made by his colleagues. Martinez and Russell investigate con artists who targets the handicapped.
S4/EP 16 - What a Dump!
The body of a Russian woman is found in an alleyway. Gang members open fire from a city bus.
S4/EP 17 - A Wrenching Experience
A woman is reluctant to identify her gangster boyfriend’s killers. Inspector Bass pressures Fancy for a quick arrest after a man with political connections is found murdered. Detectives suspect an infant may have been shaken to death by a babysitter.
S4/EP 18 - I Love Lucy
A transvestite prostitute is assaulted by his boyfriend. Kirkendall comes to the aid of an old high school friend who stole from her parents to fund her drug habit. Fancy reluctantly sells his wife’s franchise products to his staff.
S4/EP 19 - Bad Rap
A rap star wounded in a holdup refuses to cooperate with detectives. Fancy is caught in the middle when a drug dealer accuses Szymanski of robbery. Abby tells Medavoy her true intentions.
S4/EP 20 - Emission Impossible
The detectives investigate a multiple homicide at a nightclub. A man rapes his 12-year-old stepdaughter.
S4/EP 21 - Is Paris Burning?
Simone is investigated by Internal Affairs. A nervous building superintendent places his own life in jeopardy after he identifies a violent tenant as the perpetrator of an assault. The detectives realize a drunken Gotelli commandeered—and crashed—a city bus.
S4/EP 22 - Draining Experience
Simone’s involvement in an internal undercover operation jeopardizes his career. A psychiatrist becomes the prime suspect in the death of one of his patients. A Britisher critical of American police enforcement reports a stolen wallet.
S5/EP 1 - As Flies to Careless Boys Are We to the Gods (aka This Bud's for You)
Sipowicz and Simone deal with the aftermath of the Joey Salvo homicide. A drugged-out pimp goes on a killing spree.
S5/EP 2 - All's Wells That Ends Well
A corrections officer may have inadvertently shot and killed an innocent bystander during a robbery. The detectives set up surveillance inside a hotel where a rapist committed several crimes.
S5/EP 3 - Three Girls and a Baby
The detectives investigate the shooting death of Abby’s lover. A man attempts to cover up his girlfriend’s death by setting her corpse on fire.
S5/EP 4 - The Truth Is Out There
An elderly, paranoid witness is the detectives’ best hope of catching a killer. Tension escalates between two East Indian brothers when Martinez and Medavoy investigate the alleged robbery of a taxi cab driver.
S5/EP 5 - It Takes a Village
A junkie implicates her two teenage sons in the shooting death of a Korean grocer. Sipowicz and Russell search for a man who raped a nine-year-old girl.
S5/EP 6 - Dead Man Talking
Simone and Sipowicz investigate an apparent home invasion robbery that left a woman and her infant son dead. Fancy’s dying friend asks that a 15-year-old murder case be reopened. Martinez, Medavoy and Russell investigate the brutal beating of a rock band manager.
S5/EP 7 - Sheedy Dealings
Simone and Sipowicz search for clues when two young strippers are found strangled. A pair of men with the same lover suspect they put out contracts on each other’s lives. A housekeeper is accused of stealing her employer’s jewelry.
S5/EP 8 - Lost Israel: Part 1
Sipowicz and Simone attempt to snare a man suspected of murdering his young son. The detectives investigate the death of an Hasidic woman.
S5/EP 9 - Lost Israel: Part 2
A suicide threatens to derail the Egan case. Detectives question a doctor about a body found in the city dump.
S5/EP 10 - Remembrance of Humps Past
Sipowicz assists an old friend who fears his daughter has fallen in with the wrong crowd. Medavoy and Martinez uncover a body-snatcher ring. Naomi reveals a secret.
S5/EP 11 - You're Under a Rasta
The detectives search for clues when a drug dealer's wife is found murdered. A young prostitute's body is discovered lying by trash outside an apartment building. Diane tells Simone that she is pregnant.
S5/EP 12 - A Box of Wendy
Simone and Sipowicz question an odd, farmer-like man whose sister was found murdered. Medavoy and Kirkendall investigate a shooting at a dispatcher's office. Russell searches for the truth when a young boy falls to his death.
S5/EP 13 - Twin Petes
The detectives search for a murder suspect who preys on ATM users. Medavoy puzzles over a case involving a man who may or may not have an identical twin brother.
S5/EP 14 - Weaver of Hate
Tempers flare when the father of a white teenager murdered by African-American drug dealers uses racial epithets in the station house. A woman's body is found stuffed inside a refrigerator.
S5/EP 15 - Don't Kill the Messenger
A schizophrenic man and a police officer become the prime suspects in the murder of a young nurse. Medavoy and Kirkendall investigate when a good samaritan is killed while trying to retrieve a robbery victim's backpack.
S5/EP 16 - The One That Got Away
The detectives search for evidence when a police officer becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation. Russell and Kirkendall search for a suspect who shot and wounded a student filmmaker.
S5/EP 17 - Speak for Yourself, Bruce Clayton
The detectives question suspects after two women are raped and shot on a rooftop. Medavoy, Russell and Kirkendall investigate when a security guard is found murdered at a health clinic.
S5/EP 18 - I Don't Wanna Dye
The detectives get a break in a case involving a police officer suspected of committing murder.
S5/EP 19 - Prostrate Before the Law
The detectives encounter a group of right-wing militants suspected of killing one of their own. Sipowicz undergoes surgery for prostate cancer.
S5/EP 20 - Hammer Time
Henry Coffield becomes a suspect in the murder of one of Simone’s elderly tenants. Sipowicz is released from the hospital.
S5/EP 21 - Seminal Thinking
The detectives search for the killer of a particularly disreputable used car salesman. Medavoy is sickened by the rape and murder of a homeless woman.
S5/EP 22 - Honeymoon at Viagra Falls
Simone and Russell make final preparations to be married. The detectives investigate the murder of a witness and her young child. A man’s daughter disappears in a park. A bust uncovers a sports memorabilia scam. Sipowicz learns the results of his blood test.
S6/EP 1 - Top Gum
The detectives investigate the torture-murder of a hotel magnate’s son. Russell and Kirkendall suspect that an attempted rape victim is hiding something. Simone’s health begins to deteriorate.
S6/EP 2 - Cop in a Bottle
Simone is admitted to the hospital when he experiences labored breathing and weakness. The squad comes to the aid of an alcoholic cop who found himself in the middle of a holdup.
S6/EP 3 - Numb and Number
The detectives question a group of unsavory suspects after a well-dressed man is found dead in a park. The squad tries to stay optimistic as Simone is told that he will require a heart transplant.
S6/EP 4 - Brother's Keeper
The detectives investigate a grisly murder in which an elderly woman’s hands and feet were cut off. Simone’s health continues to deteriorate.
S6/EP 5 - Hearts and Souls
Sipowicz helps his ex-wife deal with a drunk-driving violation. Simone’s body rapidly succumbs to infection in the wake of his heart transplant.
S6/EP 6 - Danny Boy
Youthful detective Danny Sorenson joins the squad and, during a multiple homicide investigation, discovers that his new colleagues have yet to recover from Simone’s death.
S6/EP 7 - Czech Bouncer
Sorenson and Sipowicz investigate the beating death of an elderly shop owner. Russell and Kirkendall encounter Delores while investigating a homicide at a strip club.
S6/EP 8 - Raging Bulls
The detectives search for the truth when a white off-duty police officer with a history of racism fires upon an African-American undercover cop. Dolores is arrested for shoplifting.
S6/EP 9 - Grime Scene
Kirkendall’s son witnesses the murder of a convenience store clerk. Medavoy and Martinez investigate the death of a homeless man.
S6/EP 10 - Show and Tell
The detectives find themselves caught between the F.B.I. and Internal Affairs when an off-duty officer is killed during a robbery. Medavoy falls victim to Sipowicz’s mischievous prank.
S6/EP 11 - The Big Bang Theory
A gigolo is suspected of killing one of the tenants who lives in his apartment building. Sorenson’s friend kidnaps a man who groped female passengers aboard a bus.
S6/EP 12 - What's Up, Chuck?
John Irvin fears the worst when Dolores disappears. The detectives search for a body when a mentally ill man confesses to raping and murdering his girlfriend’s daughter. Two brothers run their own investigation when their sibling is murdered.
S6/EP 13 - Dead Girl Walking
A shooter fires upon Fancy during a stakeout. Sipowicz fears that Dornan’s demotion may be linked to the reopening of the Suarez case.
S6/EP 14 - Rafael's Inferno
Sorenson and Sipowicz investigate the murder of a nine-year-old girl whose body was discovered inside a locked basement. Medavoy and Martinez assist an elderly man who believes that his young girlfriend was pressured into embezzling money from him. Sorenson receives a visit from his sister.
S6/EP 15 - I Have a Dream
Sorenson and Sipowicz investigate when a fellow officer shoots a drug dealer. Russell and Kirkendall intercede on Gotelli’s behalf when a disgruntled man repeatedly vandalizes his mobster neighbor’s car.
S6/EP 16 - Tain't Misbehavin'
A slow-witted witness is the detectives’ best hope of extracting a confession from a murderer. Sorenson’s girlfriend announces that she is pregnant.
S6/EP 17 - Don't Meth with Me
An elderly woman chokes to death after a robber leaves her bound and gagged in her apartment. A tip from Mike Roberts leads the detectives to a courier employee who may have masterminded an "inside job."
S6/EP 18 - Mister Roberts
Kirkendall takes a risky undercover assignment during an investigation into Mike Roberts’ apparent murder.
S6/EP 19 - Judas Priest
The detectives search for a way to prosecute Cullinan. Sipowicz asks Fancy to approach Dornan about his drinking problem.
S6/EP 20 - I'll Draw You a Map
A little boy becomes the detectives’ best hope of solving a murder. Fearing embarrassment, Costas decides to keep Sipowicz from testifying against Cullinan.
S6/EP 21 - Voir Dire This
Tensions mount as the Cullinan trial approaches. Mike Shannon brings a problem to Sorenson. Danny kisses Diane. There's a shooting at the courthouse.
S6/EP 22 - Safe Home
The detectives worry about Sipowicz in the wake of Costas’ death. A man claims that Cullinan hired him to perform a murder.
S7/EP 1 - Loogie Nights
Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate the role two police officers played in a fatal beating. Kirkendall considers dating her ex-husband. Medavoy and Martinez arrest a man for throwing horse manure at parade watchers.
S7/EP 2 - A Hole in Juan
After a parolee gives Sipowicz and Sorenson the names of two of his felon buddies, one of the men turns up dead. Russell and Kirkendall search for answers when an infant’s body is found in a dumpster. Jill’s ex-husband becomes the focus of a surveillance operation.
S7/EP 3 - Man with Two Right Shoes
A man who solicits male prostitutes is found murdered in his hotel room. Russell and Kirkendall pursue a high school teacher who may have had an affair with one of her students.
S7/EP 4 - The Naked Are the Dead
Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate a mass execution. Medavoy and Martinez link a dead man with a broken neck to a break-in at a clothing factory. Kirkendall’s ex-husband is arrested.
S7/EP 5 - These Shoots Are Made for Joaquin
Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate a shooting. Kirkendall is pressured to provide evidence against her ex-husband. Martinez passes the sergeant’s exam and wins a promotion.
S7/EP 6 - Brothers Under Arms
Sipowicz and Sorenson try to help two brothers involved in a largely accidental shooting. Kirkendall tries to help her ex-husband after he escapes police custody. Martinez has mixed feelings about his last day on the job.
S7/EP 7 - Along Came Jones
The detectives investigate the shooting death of an off-duty police officer. Medavoy gets a new partner.
S7/EP 8 - Everybody Plays the Mule
A Russian couple reports the disappearance of their two sons. Russell and Kirkendall search for answers when a woman is thrown into the path of a bus.
S7/EP 9 - Jackass
Fancy clashes with Jones’ former boss during a murder investigation. Sipowicz goes out on a date for the first time since his wife’s death.
S7/EP 10 - Who Murders Sleep
Sorenson and Sipowicz ask a retired detective for assistance when the skeleton of a young girl is discovered behind a wall. A bullet lodged in a dog’s snout becomes the detectives’ best hope of solving a murder.
S7/EP 11 - Little Abner
The detectives suspect that a jailed mobster may have arranged the murder of a nightclub owner who was having an affair with his former girlfriend. A suspected rapist claims he can prove his innocence. Fancy fears Abner might take his own life.
S7/EP 12 - Welcome to New York
Irvin helps Sorenson and Sipowicz with a case involving the murder of a gay man. Russell and Kirkendall assist a young woman who was gang raped.
S7/EP 13 - The Irvin Files
Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate when expensive artwork is stolen from a private collector. A man informs Medavoy and Jones that his wife has disappeared.
S7/EP 14 - Sleep Over
A former cop attempts to help Sipowicz and Sorenson solve a murder. A woman claims her housekeeper’s infant died under mysterious circumstances.
S7/EP 15 - Stressed for Success
Sorenson is saddened by an informant’s death. A goodhearted vintage clothing store owner returns some stolen dresses to their rightful owner.
S7/EP 16 - Goodbye Charlie
A white teenager involves his African-American girlfriend in his parents’ murder; Medavoy’s old friend, a hotel manager, fears that one of his guests is spending a wiseguy’s money.
S7/EP 17 - Roll out the Barrel
A mobster becomes the prime suspect when a pregnant woman’s body is discovered inside a barrel; Jones befriends a reporter while investigating the case.
S7/EP 18 - Lucky Luciano
Sipowicz and Sorenson grapple with a particularly perplexing case involving a dead Italian woman, her husband and the husband’s cousin. Russell and Kirkendall attempt to solve the murder of a woman’s twin sister.
S7/EP 19 - Tea and Sympathy
A retired English detective and his female colleague work with Sipowicz and Sorenson as they track down a serial killer.
S7/EP 20 - This Old Spouse
Russell fears the worst when Kirkendall’s ex-husband, who was thought dead, is seen fraternizing with a member of the police force. Sipowicz and Sorenson attempt to link a series of armed robberies to an ex-con. The detectives target con artists targeting the elderly.
S7/EP 21 - Bats Off to Larry
Sipowicz begins to fall apart when Theo’s health deteriorates. Russell fears that Kirkendall may be aware that Don is still alive. A father and brother claim they acted in self-defense when they beat a rapist to death using baseball bats.
S7/EP 22 - The Last Round-Up
Fancy tells Russell that Internal Affairs is targeting Kirkendall. Sipowicz anxiously awaits Theo’s bone marrow tests.
S8/EP 1 - Daveless in New York
The detectives investigate a multiple homicide at a fast food restaurant. An addict gives his baby daughter to a drug dealer as collateral on an overdue loan. Internal Affairs reopens the Kirkendall case. Sipowicz attempts to arrange an early blood test for Theo.
S8/EP 2 - Waking Up Is Hard to Do
The detectives investigate a cab driver’s death. A doctor gives Sipowicz and Katie the results of Theo’s blood tests. Russell and Sorenson adjust to the change in their relationship. A prison convict reaches out to Russell.
S8/EP 3 - Franco, My Dear, I Don't Give a Damn
The detectives search for a man who shot a police officer. A suspect beaten by police attempts to cut a deal. Sorenson and Franco discuss the state of their relationship.
S8/EP 4 - Family Ties
The detectives investigate two separate incidents—the rape of a mother and murder of a pimp—both of which transpired in a hotel filled with Mardi Gras revelers.
S8/EP 5 - Fools Russian
The detectives investigate when a Russian murder victim stuffed inside a barrel is found floating in the East River. Medavoy and Jones attempt to reunite an Asian man with his sister after she was kidnapped by Chinese gangsters.
S8/EP 6 - Writing Wrongs
Sorenson believes he can persuade a reluctant homeless man to cooperate with a homicide investigation. Russell, Medavoy and Jones search for a man who raped and murdered a 15-year-old girl.
S8/EP 7 - In-Laws, Outlaws
Sorenson’s emotions boil over when a homeless man he tried to protect is found murdered. Russell investigates two deaths linked to Denby and the courier service where he works.
S8/EP 8 - Russellmania
Sipowicz and Russell close in on Denby. Sorenson’s mishandling of a suspect during an interrogation lands him in hot water. The detectives investigate the slashing death of a good samaritan subway rider.
S8/EP 9 - Oh Golly Goth
Sipowicz searches for a crucifix that could hold the key to a murderer’s confession. The detectives investigate a stabbing at a hotel involving members of the goth music scene.
S8/EP 10 - In the Still of the Night
Complications develop when Officer Szymanski’s cousin is killed in a car accident. The detectives search for a perpetrator who stabbed Captain Bass’s wife during a robbery.
S8/EP 11 - Peeping Tommy
Sipowicz finds his career on the line after he shoots three African-American suspects. Jones, Medavoy and McDowell investigate a rape at a bar.
S8/EP 12 - Thumb Enchanted Evening
The detectives search for a perpetrator who cut off a man’s penis. Fancy is promoted to captain, prompting Sipowicz to worry about his replacement. A wiseguy names a college student as a murderer.
S8/EP 13 - Flight of Fancy
As Dalto continues alienating the entire squad, Fancy looks for a resolution. The detectives attempt to solve the mystery behind the death of a 14-year-old girl whose body was discovered in a vacant lot.
S8/EP 14 - Nariz a Nariz
Rodriguez mediates when Sipowicz and Sorenson clash with detectives from another squad anxious to solve a multiple murder case. Medavoy and Jones try their hand at making extra cash by cleaning up murder scenes.
S8/EP 15 - Love Hurts
Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate a case involving an off-duty police officer who was shot in the company of a prostitute. Medavoy and Jones aid a hapless bodega owner by concocting a story to keep him out of jail.
S8/EP 16 - Everyone Into the Poole
Jones and Medavoy investigate the murder of a Chinese restaurant owner. An IRS agent claims to have been kidnapped and released, but Sipowicz and Sorenson doubt his story.
S8/EP 17 - Dying to Testify
Sipowicz and Sorenson try to get one scared witness to identify a murder suspect, while Russell and McDowell guard another witness who’s due to testify in a murder trial.
S8/EP 18 - Lost Time
Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate the murder of an exotic dancer. Sipowicz and Medavoy act as elderly decoys to catch some street thieves attacking old people outside a local bank.
S8/EP 19 - Under Covers
Sipowicz and Sorenson investigate the murder of a drug dealer, while Sorenson continues to see the stripper, Kristen, who draws him into a favor for the owners of the Tailfeathers club.
S8/EP 20 - In the Wind
Sorenson is missing, and a stripper is found murdered in his apartment. Medavoy and Jones investigate a killing, but the suspect identified by an eyewitness has a seemingly unshakable alibi.
S9/EP 1 - Lie Like a Rug: Part 1
While investigating the murders of four teenage girls, the 15th squad discovers the shocking truth about the disappearance of Detective Danny Sorenson.
S9/EP 2 - Johnny Got His Gold: Part 2
Sipowicz is hailed a hero after killing the man responsible for Sorenson’s murder. While Lieutenant Rodriguez teams up with another precinct to investigate the beating and robbery of his mother, the squad investigates the murder of two men affiliated with NYU.
S9/EP 3 - Two Clarks in a Bar
The squad investigates two homicides: the immolation of a would-be musician and the stabbing of a socialite. The newest detective to the squad, John Clark, Jr., attempts to both learn a new job and fit into the squad despite interference from his father.
S9/EP 4 - Hit the Road, Clark
The squad is joined by Eddie Gibson, who’s been transferred from night watch. McDowell and Gibson investigate the murder of a woman with MS, while the other detectives investigate the killing of a Rikers corrections officer. Clark attempts to smooth things over with Sipowicz.
S9/EP 5 - Cops and Robber
When Clark’s badge is stolen, the squad scrambles to find the thief before Clark must report the loss, which could ruin his career. McDowell and Gibson investigate a murder involving a young pregnant girl.
S9/EP 6 - Baby Love
The squad investigates the theft of a baby from a hospital, and the arson of an Arab-owned business.
S9/EP 7 - Moms Away
The squad investigates the murder of two drug dealers, and the discovery of a body mistakenly listed as a victim of the World Trade Center attack. McDowell arrests the daughter she gave up for adoption.
S9/EP 8 - Puppy Love
Sipowicz and Clark investigate the murder of a Hispanic worker, while Medavoy and Jones search for a puppy-napper who stole valuable champion bulldog pups. McDowell gets a new partner—Rita Ortiz.
S9/EP 9 - Here Comes the Son
Sipowicz and Clark are assigned to work with John Clark, Sr. on a murder investigation. Two good samaritans run afoul of the law when the burglar they caught dies from a head wound.
S9/EP 10 - Jealous Hearts
Sipowicz, Clark, Medavoy and Jones investigate a double homicide at a Latino restaurant. McDowell and Ortiz contend with a possibly mentally unstable woman who’s posing as a cop.
S9/EP 11 - Humpty Dumped
The detectives investigate the murders of a college student and a Latina woman. Sipowicz goes after Mrs. Hornby’s business manager. Haywood finally makes a decision about her pregnancy.
S9/EP 12 - Oh, Mama
Sipowicz, Clark, Medavoy and Jones investigate the murder of an unassuming teenager. McDowell and Ortiz search for the person responsible for firing a stray bullet that killed a three-year-old girl.
S9/EP 13 - Safari, So Good
The detectives investigate the murders of two supposedly upstanding citizens: An ex-convict turned community activist and a doctor who donated time to helping drug addicts and prostitutes.
S9/EP 14 - Hand Job
The detectives work to solve two murders: the shooting of a rising rap star and the shooting of a stripper found nailed to a table. McDowell and Sipowicz try to define their relationship.
S9/EP 15 - Guns and Hoses
The detectives investigate the bombing of an abortion clinic that killed a guard. The squad gets a new lead on an old murder case. Ortiz’s husband, Don, is murdered by his mistress’ husband.
S9/EP 16 - Little Dad'll Do Ya
The squad investigates the murder of a young Chinese girl along with an alleged rape case. Irvin learns his father is dying. Clark tries to find a foster home for James Kilik.
S9/EP 17 - Gypsy Woe's Me
The squad investigates two homicides: a gay man who hit his head after being punched out and another man shot on the street. Rodriguez is set up by IAB to take a bribe from an old friend.
S9/EP 18 - Less Is Morte
The day’s cases include an armored car robbery that left one guard dead, and the homicide of a woman whose body was found in a garbage truck. Sipowicz intervenes in the IAB’s case against Rodriguez.
S9/EP 19 - Low Blow
The detectives investigate two crimes: the murder of a back-alley cosmetic surgeon and a violent rape. Clark finally takes Laughlin on in the boxing ring.
S9/EP 20 - Oedipus Wrecked
Sipowicz is taken hostage in an interrogation room by a suspect in the murder of a pot dealer and two of her friends. A suburban mom found with drugs in her purse appears to be covering for her son.
S9/EP 21 - Dead Meat in New De
An unreliable witness and an overzealous detective hinder a murder investigation. A con artist scam leads the squad to a sex-slavery operation. McDowell agrees to join Sipowicz and Theo at a theme park.
S9/EP 22 - Better Laid Than Never: Part 1
Andy and Connie return from their week's holiday with Theo. A boy goes missing, and the squad is led to a pedophile in the area. John meets with a lawyer about his father's estate.
S9/EP 23 - Better Laid Than Never: Part 2
McDowell and Ortiz investigate the death of a woman found in her apartment. The investigation into Scott's murder points towards his friend. Andy thinks about the future. Rita meets John's father.