In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime, and the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories…
After 20 seasons, NBC has announced that it is not renewing Law & Order.
- Law & Order was referred to in the industry as the mother ship, to distinguish it from spinoffs such as Law & Order SVU (12 seasons) and Law & Order Criminal Intent (9 seasons). Those spinoffs will continue.
- Had Law & Order The Mother Ship been renewed, it would have become the longest running scripted drama show. It will now remained tied with Gunsmoke.
- There is a further spinoff in the US, Law & Order Los Angeles.
- I like the comment by one person on YouTube in reference to the Chung Chung sound used in the Law & Order episodes: "If I was a judge I would have this sound available by a button under the bench...Guilty...Doink...Doink...!"
- Click on the links:
A Muppet spoof, Law & Order Special Letters Unit, at:
The opening theme: