If you're looking to find some of the best "Law and Order" episodes ever made throughout the television series, then you have come to the right place as these five awesome "Law and Order" episodes serve as the perfect jumping point. Beginning in the early 1990s, the "Law and Order" series has delivered twenty amazing seasons in the span of two decades. It is among the most highly successful television shows ever created, booming with realistic plots that are full of twists and turns.

"Prescription for Death."

This very first "Law and Order" episode is responsible for beginning the long running crime series that began in Fall of 1990, thus making it among one of the best ever. "Prescription for Death" revolves around a case of negligence at a hospital in which a patient dies in the hands of a drunk physician.

"Boy on Fire."

This "Law and Order" episode is a very brutal one. In "Boy on Fire," the plot focuses around a couple of poor students who intentionally kill another student, this one being from a preppy school, by burning him alive. The incident results in the two boys learning that there's more going on with them internally than they actually thought.

"Prisoner of Love."

This "Law and Order" episode goes the kinky way of things as far as realistic crimes go. "Prisoner of Love" is set around the suicide of an S&M artist by auto-erotic asphyxiation. That leads our team of detectives deep into the S&M underground of the city.

"Rubber Room."

This "Law and Order" episode was the final episode to end the long-running series which lasted for twenty seasons. "Rubber Room" has Detectives Bernard and Lupo on the hunt for a mysterious blogger who has made clear his plans to detonate a bomb within a school.


In this "Law and Order" episode, we are treated to a very juicy plot that is chock full of fun and twists. "Survivor" revolves around the death of a coin collector which the team manages to trace back to a notorious concentration camp from World War II. When it comes to "Law and Order" episodes, this one deserves to be on the list.

   - Stephen Brno