Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Episode 3.02 : Gemini

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TV Info

Episode Premiere

October 05, 2003


NBC, USA Network


Drama, Crime

Show Period

2001 - 2011

Production Company

NBC Universal, Studios USA TV, Universal Network

Cast and Crew


Frank Prinzi


Jim Sterling, Rene Balcer

Main Cast

Additional Cast

  • Barry Del Sherman
  • Anne Bobby
  • Michael Genet
  • Albert Macklin


Detectives Goren and Eames investigate the murder of an eyeglass store clerk, shot to death during what appear to be an assault case.

When a second optician is later murdered in similar circumstances, Goren and Eames come to suspect that a company is involved here, somehow as cardboard counter-top advertising blue contact lenses have obviously been moved so that the police will notice them. Later, a third murder then takes place, involving same modus operandi, this time on a plastic surgeon. As they investigate further, the front flap of the case seems to have racial overtones. The finger of suspicion immediately points to a schizophrenic man obsessed with Marilyn Monroe, and his delusions about the damage caused by cosmetic beauty enhancements. Even later, the detectives receive an anti-Semitic letter apparently not sent by the killer. But while the suspect is in custody another optician is killed. Then, Goren believes that a person close to the man may have taken advantage of his illness and his crimes to commit extortion.

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