Law & Order: Criminal Intent takes viewers into the minds of its criminals while following the psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve the crimes.
Season 2 – Episode 23
Goren and Eames investigate the murder of a former nurse and discover a possible anthrax terrorist plot. The case takes a turn for the worse when Goren is blamed for driving a suspect to commit suicide. Now disgraced, Goren learns that a cunning adversary from his past may be involved.
The episode was rated from 80 votes.
#2 – Endgame
Season 6 – Episode 21
Goren and Eames find a scrapbook belonging to a serial killer on death row. It suggests that he may have had more victims than previously known.
The episode was rated from 63 votes.
#3 – To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap
Season 10 – Episode 8
Goren and Eames investigate the murders of two staffers at a Web company involved in a heated lawsuit. Their investigation leads to a site that connects strangers who’ve had brief romantic encounters.
The episode was rated from 92 votes.
#4 – Frame
Season 7 – Episode 22
Bobby is visited by the past when he finds a picture at his mother’s grave indicating an old nemesis has returned, and the case only gets more complex when his brother and a mentor reappear.
The episode was rated from 70 votes.
#5 – Conscience
Season 3 – Episode 17
A neurologist who believes that she can communicate with a woman in a persistent vegetative state is murdered by a family member who fears that the doctor will uncover the multi-million dollar motive which led to the woman’s disability.
The episode was rated from 69 votes.
#6 – Legion
Season 2 – Episode 18
When a father and son have their throats slit, the detectives discovers that a group of adolescent boys have disappeared from the same neighborhood. When the locals don’t cooperate with the investigation, the cops think the boys are being used by someone operating a bicycle theft ring. The cops are led to a studio owner who brainwashes the boys to prove their worthiness.
The episode was rated from 75 votes.
#7 – In the Wee Small Hours (2)
Season 5 – Episode 7
The squad continues the investigation into the murder of a teenage girl visiting from Iowa. The detectives uncover the sordid family life of a local judge whose son is linked to the Iowa teenager and another victim. Goren and Logan discover that the judge is a formidable foe as they come under scrutiny.
The episode was rated from 49 votes.
#8 – Zoonotic
Season 2 – Episode 22
The investigation into the murder of a crooked cop leads to a preening veterinarian and his friend, an obsessive doctor whose ex-girlfriends who have all been infected with a rare disease.
The episode was rated from 83 votes.
#9 – Senseless
Season 7 – Episode 10
Logan and Falacci investigate the execution-style murder of three young college freshmen.
The episode was rated from 72 votes.
#10 – To the Bone
Season 5 – Episode 20
Logan and Barek investigate a series of home invasions that result in grisly murders and their search leads them to local foster mother Chesley Watkins who had a series of young men going in and out of her home throughout the years. One of the young men involved in the home invasions was one of her boys, and while trailing the young man, Logan shoots a suspect who was brandishing a weapon at himself and Barek. When the suspect turns out to be a cop, Logan finds himself in the hot seat, and Barek sticks up for her partner, knowing that the truth is on their side. The investigation leads to Watkins as a suspect, and Logan is forced to deal with memories from his own past as Watkins plays on the weaknesses she sees.
The episode was rated from 62 votes.