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The 'Law & Order' Quiz
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"Law & Order" was one of the most popular dramas of all time. Take this quiz to show us how much you know about the police procedural and courtroom drama.

Who created the television series "Law & Order"?

  • David E. Kelley
  • Steven Bochco
  • Dick Wolf

What city is the setting for the television series "Law & Order"?

  • Chicago
  • New York City
  • Los Angeles

True or false: "Law & Order" was filmed in Los Angeles.

  • true
  • false

Which network originally aired the television series "Law & Order" in the U.S.?

  • NBC
  • ABC
  • CBS

Which "Law & Order" character was captain of the detective squad for the first three seasons of the series?

  • Anita Van Buren
  • Ben Stone
  • Donald Cragen

Which actor played character Capt. Donald Cragen in the television series "Law & Order"?

  • Dann Florek
  • Chris Noth
  • Michael Moriarty

In "Law & Order," which New York Police Department precinct do the detectives work in?

  • 24th
  • 27th
  • 30th

Which "Law & Order" star was a Chicago police officer before becoming an actor?

  • Dennis Farina
  • Jerry Orbach
  • Jesse L. Martin

Which character did Farina play in "Law & Order"?

  • Lennie Briscoe
  • Nick Falco
  • Joe Fontana

How many prime-time Emmy Awards did "Law & Order" win?

  • four
  • six
  • eight

Which "Law & Order" detective was murdered in the first episode of season two?

  • Max Greevey
  • Mike Logan
  • Phil Cerreta

Which actor played "Law & Order" character Detective Max Greevey?

  • Paul Sorvino
  • George Dzundza
  • Benjamin Bratt

When did "Law & Order" debut in the U.S.?

  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 1991

Which character replaced Don Cragen as the 27th precinct's commanding officer in "Law & Order"?

  • Anita Van Buren
  • Jack McCoy
  • Mike Logan

Which actress plays Anita Van Buren?

  • Angie Harmon
  • S. Epatha Merkerson
  • Carolyn McCormick

How many episodes of "Law & Order" were produced?

  • 357
  • 407
  • 457

True or false: "Law & Order" spawned three spinoff series.

  • true
  • false

Which actor was the longest-serving cast member of "Law & Order"?

  • S. Epatha Merkerson
  • Jerry Orbach
  • Sam Waterston

Which character did Jerry Orbach play in the television series?

  • Mike Logan
  • Jack McCoy
  • Lennie Briscoe

How many seasons of "Law & Order" were produced?

  • 18
  • 20
  • 22

Which "Law & Order" actress once had her twin sister play her role in the television series?

  • Jill Hennessy
  • Carey Lowell
  • Elisabeth Rohm

Which character did Jill Hennessy play in the series?

  • Abbie Carmichael
  • Jamie Ross
  • Claire Kincaid

Which "Law & Order" actor was once a real-life U.S. senator?

  • Steven Hill
  • Fred Thompson
  • Sam Waterston

Which network originally planned to air the series "Law & Order"?

  • Fox
  • ABC
  • NBC

Which "Law & Order" character retired after being cleared by an internal affairs investigation?

  • Rey Curtis
  • Mike Logan
  • Ed Green

Which actor played the character Detective Mike Logan in the series "Law & Order"?

  • Chris Noth
  • Benjamin Bratt
  • Michael Moriarty

Which "Law & Order" character is the Manhattan district attorney for the first 10 seasons of the series?

  • Jack McCoy
  • Ben Stone
  • Adam Schiff

Which actor played Adam Schiff in the series?

  • Michael Moriarty
  • Steven Hill
  • Sam Waterston

True or false: The series "Law & Order" inspired a spinoff television movie titled "Exiled."

  • true
  • false

When did the last episode of "Law & Order" air?

  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010