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The 'Law & Order' Spinoffs Quiz
by Staff
How well can you detect your 'Law & Order' skills? See how much you know about the spinoffs of this wildly popular franchise by trying to solve this quiz.

When did the television series "Law & Order" premiere in the U.S.?

  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1990

Who created the television series "Law & Order"?

  • David E. Kelley
  • Dick Wolf
  • Steven Bochco

True or false: The television series "Law & Order" aired on the CBS television network.

  • true
  • false

How many American television spinoffs came from the series "Law & Order"?

  • four
  • three
  • two

Which "Law & Order" franchise spinoff was the first to be produced?

  • "Law & Order: Trial by Jury"
  • "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

Which American city is the setting for the original series "Law & Order"?

  • New York City
  • Boston
  • Chicago

Which "Law & Order" franchise television series is still airing new episodes?

  • "Law & Order"
  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • "Law & Order: LA"

How many episodes of the original "Law & Order" series were made?

  • 456
  • 356
  • 256

How many "Law & Order" television movies were made?

  • none
  • one
  • two

When did "Exiled" originally air?

  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 2000

Which year did the spinoff "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" premiere?

  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001

Which "Law & Order" spin-off series features the character Detective Robert Goren?

  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
  • "Law & Order: Trial by Jury

Which actor plays the character Detective Robert Goren in the series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"?

  • Courtney B. Vance
  • Jamey Sheridan
  • Vincent D'Onofrio

When did "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" premiere?

  • 2001
  • 2003
  • 2005

How many episodes of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" were made?

  • 95
  • 195
  • 295

Who is Detective Goren's partner in "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"?

  • Detective Benson
  • Lt. Van Buren
  • Detective Eames

True or false: The "Law & Order" characters Jack McCoy and John Munch never appear in the series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."

  • true
  • false

In which "Law & Order" spinoff series does the rapper and actor Ice-T appear as a regular character?

  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
  • "Law & Order: LA"

Which character does Ice-T play in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"?

  • John Munch
  • Elliot Stabler
  • Odafin Tutuola

Which character does the actress Mariska Hargitay play on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"?

  • Dr. Melinda Warner
  • Olivia Benson
  • Amanda Rollins

Which "Law & Order" television series always opens with the line, "In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous"?

  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • "Law & Order"
  • "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"

Which actor from the "Law & Order" franchise was also a U.S. senator?

  • Jerry Orbach
  • Sam Waterston
  • Fred Dalton Thompson

Which character did Fred Dalton Thompson play on "Law & Order"?

  • Donald Cragen
  • Arthur Branch
  • Adam Schiff

In which "Law & Order" spinoff series does the actress Bebe Neuwirth star?

  • "Law & Order: Trial by Jury"
  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • "Law & Order: LA"

When did the spinoff series "Law & Order: Trial by Jury" premiere?

  • 2001
  • 2003
  • 2005

How many episodes of "Law & Order: Trial by Jury" were produced?

  • 13
  • 23
  • 33

Which "Law & Order" spinoff series features actors Corey Stoll, Alfred Molina and Terrence Howard?

  • "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
  • "Law & Order: Trial by Jury"
  • "Law & Order: LA"

Which "Law & Order" franchise series opens with the line, "In New York City's war on crime, the worst criminal offenders are pursued by the detectives of the Major Case Squad. These are their stories"?

  • "Law & Order: Trial by Jury"
  • "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
  • "Law & Order"

True or false: The series "Conviction" was a spinoff of the spinoff series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."

  • true
  • false

When did the spinoff series "Law & Order: LA" air?

  • 2006-07
  • 2008-09
  • 2010-11