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Law & Order: LA: Season 1 (2010-2011)



Critic Consensus: Law & Order: Los Angeles brings its tried and true formula to the West Coast, and while it's unlikely to draw new viewers, this spinoff should please fans of the original.


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Dick Wolf's franchise takes to the streets of Los Angeles in this crime drama focusing on the investigations of LAPD's Robbery Homicide Division and the prosecution by the L.A. County District Attorney's office. Among the cases: the death of a successful Hollywood stylist, and a deadly home invasion that puts detectives on the trail of a serial rapist.


Terrence Howard
as Jonah Dekker
Skeet Ulrich
as Det. Rex Winters
Corey Stoll
as Det. T.J. Jaruszalski
Rachel Ticotin
as Lt. Arleen Gonzalez
Megan Boone
as DDA Stanton
Jaime Taite
as Lily Walker
Rebecca Mader
as Rebecca Townley
Marc Blucas
as Chip Jarrow
Tim DeKay
as Don Alvin
Yves Bright
as Trevor Knight
Andres Perez-Molina
as Freddy Ramirez
Dan Kinsella
as Don Heller
Peter Coyote
as DA Hardin
Jillian Nelson
as Beth Garrett
Nick Kiriazis
as George Patrick
Elizabeth Anweis
as Kim Ho Lee
Jennifer Riker
as Sen. Celeste Kelman
Stevin Espinoza
as Javier Gomez
Taylor Handley
as Eric Kenter
Karis Campbell
as Carolyn Yarborough
Amy Benedict
as Amy Libergal
Maggie Contreras
as Kristin Halstead
Bob Saget
as Adam Brennan
Danielle Panabaker
as Chelsea Sennett
Nancy Youngblut
as "Baby" Jane Lee Rayburn
Michael Massee
as Denis Watson
Bonnie Root
as Maura Dillon
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Critic Reviews for Law & Order: LA: Season 1

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (18)

Such ambitions help to excuse courtroom scenes so ridiculous that they force millions of viewers to annoy the tens of millions of neighbors who can hear them blurting "objection" at the screen.

September 29, 2010 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Think of Law & Order: Los Angeles as the final frantic thrashing and splashing of a drowning man. NBC's trademark cops-and-courts franchise is going under, and there's no life preserver in sight.

September 29, 2010 | Full Review…

Like anyone who switches coasts, LOLA may need a little time to settle in.

September 29, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's literally warmed-over Law & Order, but that doesn't mean it's unappealing.

September 29, 2010 | Full Review…

LOLA for its part shows signs of getting that old Law & Order moxie back.

September 29, 2010 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

You don't get to the age of 20 in prime time by being a dummy, and there are few shrewder prime-time players than Dick Wolf, the guy who created the Law & Order franchise.

September 29, 2010 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

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