Season 8 Episodes

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Season 8, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/20/1998
During the search for a pedophile who raped a 10-year-old, a snitch offers Briscoe a chance to avenge his daughter's death.
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Season 8, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/13/1998
Tabloid journalism comes under scrutiny during the investigations into the deaths of a gossip columnist and a celebrity target he pursued.
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Season 8, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/6/1998
The case of a teacher's shooting uncovers a vendetta involving the rape of a mentally challenged coed by three students, whose attorney claims they weren't aware of her condition.
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Bad Girl

Season 8, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/29/1998
Schiff's re-election may hinge on the stabbing death of a police officer; Briscoe's daughter is arrested for dealing drugs.
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Season 8, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/24/1998
After a 12-year-old quadriplegic dies at home in his bed, paramedics claim that he was suffocated and the suspects include the boy's parents and sister.
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Season 8, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/22/1998
A defendant refuses to allow his lawyer to raise the issue of insanity. This complicates matters for the brother who turned him in with hopes of securing medical treatment for him.
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Season 8, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/15/1998
When a woman is found unconscious at the bottom of her apartment stairs, Briscoe and Curtis must figure out what happened — before it's too late.
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Season 8, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/1/1998
The death of a college student leads to a case involving an HIV-positive male who's seeking to infect as many young women as possible.
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Season 8, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/4/1998
The stabbing death of a psychologist draws Detectives Briscoe and Curtis into a heated divorce case and pits McCoy and Ross against a manipulative attorney.
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Faccia a Faccia

Season 8, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/25/1998
Taking on an apparent mafia murder, Detectives Briscoe and Curtis are stymied by a dead witness and a seemingly incoherent mob boss.
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Season 8, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/4/1998
The cops, as they try to pin down the specifics of an assault on a man reluctant to talk about it, uncover the alleged rape of two women in custodial care.
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Season 8, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/28/1998
The street murder of a woman who worked with underprivileged kids takes a turn towards the bizarre when the detectives uncover she had a predilection for kinky sex.
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Season 8, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/21/1998
The shooting of two people in a restaurant restroom takes some abrupt turns as they try to discover who exactly the intended victim was.
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Under the Influence

Season 8, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/7/1998
After Briscoe and Curtis finally determine who was driving the car that killed three people, the legal prosecution stands in danger of becoming a kangaroo court when McCoy's feelings over Kincaid mesh with the political agenda of an ambitious judge anxious
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Season 8, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/17/1997
Curtis and Briscoe investigate the death of Josef Moussad, an Arabic man found behind a dumpster, the victim of an apparent mugging.
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Season 8, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/10/1997
A message overheard on an answering machine leads Briscoe and Curtis to a confessed murderer and the home of wealthy Carl Anderton, whose stubborn non-cooperation with the district attorney threatens to create a serious miscarriage of justice.
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Season 8, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/26/1997
The murder of a bail bondsman looks fairly routine until the chance words of the chief suspect uncover possible case-fixing between a shady lawyer and an unknown contact within the judicial system.
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Season 8, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/19/1997
The paternity of a black baby given up for adoption by a white mother who later fell from an apartment balcony might provide a clue to her murderer, but it also unearths some long-buried family secrets that it seems more than one person would kill to keep
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Baby, It's You

Season 8, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/12/1997
It's old home week for Briscoe when an apparent murder of a teenage model in New York develops ties to Baltimore, and Detectives Munch and Falsone pay a visit to the Big Apple to observe the case.
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Season 8, Episode 5 - Air Date: 11/5/1997
After the cops trace an eagle tattoo on a man shot and killed while holding up an armored truck to a group of militia members, McCoy finds himself facing one of their number as the pro se counsel for his friends, arguing for the concept of "jury nulli
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Season 8, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/29/1997
A discrepancy concerning the time of death of a drive-by shooting victim leads McCoy and Ross to initiate prosecutions against both the shooter and the doctor who harvested her organs as transplant donations.
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Navy Blues

Season 8, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/15/1997
McCoy finds himself battling the Navy and the office of the Judge Advocate General as he tries to prosecute a female pilot accused of murdering her married lover after he tried to break off with her.
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Season 8, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/8/1997
Bloody sheets and an apparently stolen credit card lead Briscoe and Curtis to a pair of college-age lovers who present McCoy and Ross with a united front of denial that one of them killed their newborn son and disposed of the body.
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Season 8, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/24/1997
The cops break the seemingly random murder of a pizza delivery guy with a little "undercover" work in the park.