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The dogged endurance of ‘Law & Order’

10 mins | Mar 18, 2022
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The power of nostalgia should not be underestimated. NBC’s stalwart crime-and-courts procedural recently returned for its 21st season, but there’s no real evidence that it ever left us. Talking to cultural critics and fans of the show, Travis M. Andrews reflects on the reasons why Law and Order’s simplicity has enabled it to flourish in a time where TV’s most lauded shows are much more philosophically complex.
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