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Law & Order is a police procedural and legal drama series that premiered on NBC on September 13, 1990. Set in New York City, where episodes were also filmed, the series ran for twenty seasons before it was cancelled on May 14, 2010, and aired its final episode ten days later on May 24. After its cancellation, AMC Network considered reviving Law & Order for a twenty-first season; however, in July 2010, Dick Wolf indicated that attempts had failed and he declared that the series had now "moved to the history books". In 7 years later the series is set to return in Fall 2017 for Season 21 along with the new series cast.

A total of 456 original episodes and one TV movie of Law & Order aired before cancellation.

Series overview

Season Episodes
Season premiere Season finale

[1]

1 22 September 13, 1990 June 9, 1991

[2]

2 22 September 17, 1991 May 12, 1992

[3]

3 22 September 23, 1992 May 19, 1993

[4]

4 22 September 15, 1993 May 25, 1994

[5]

5 23 September 21, 1994 May 24, 1995

[6]

6 23 September 20, 1995 May 22, 1996

[7]

7 23 September 18, 1996 May 21, 1997

[8]

8 24 September 24, 1997 May 20, 1998

[9]

9 24 September 23, 1998 May 26, 1999

[10]

10 24 September 22, 1999 May 24, 2000

[11]

11 24 October 18, 2000 May 23, 2001

[12]

12 24 September 26, 2001 May 22, 2002

[13]

13 24 October 2, 2002 May 21, 2003

[14]

14 24 September 24, 2003 May 19, 2004

[15]

15 24 September 22, 2004 May 18, 2005

[16]

16 22 September 21, 2005 May 17, 2006

[17]

17 22 September 22, 2006 May 18, 2007

[18]

18 18 January 2, 2008 May 21, 2008

[19]

19 22 November 5, 2008 June 3, 2009

[20]

20 23 September 25, 2009 May 24, 2010

[21]

21 24 September 15, 2017 ---
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