Law & Order: Criminal Intent

10 Best Episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 7

The third installment of the β€œLaw & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

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Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E4

#15 - Lonelyville (Season 7 - Episode 4)

When a dead woman is found tied up in a motel room, Logan and Falacci follow the leads to a lonely writer.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 79 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E20

#14 - Neighborhood Watch (Season 7 - Episode 20)


Wheeler and Logan investigate the murder of a man found decapitated, mutilated and stabbed in Maspeth Creek, a neighborhood that did not welcome him.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 71 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E17

#13 - Vanishing Act (Season 7 - Episode 17)

A well-known magician disappears during a live-burial stunt, only to appear miles away and dead in the middle of his mentor's gag. Goren and Eames' investigation takes them deep into the secretive world of magic as they unravel the magician's final act to find a murderer.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 67 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E15

#12 - Please Note We are No Longer Accepting Letters of Recommendation from Henry Kissinger (Season 7 - Episode 15)


Three murders lead to a preschool with an exclusive and long waiting list.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 71 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E5

#11 - Depths (Season 7 - Episode 5)

Terrorism is initially suspected after the body of a young Arabic diver washes up on the shore, but Goren and Eames soon learn that the victim was part of a trio of con artists that were working as salvagers for a wealthy local man.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 71 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E3

#10 - Smile (Season 7 - Episode 3)


When a dentist is murdered by the mother of one of his patients, Goren and Eames follow the trail of evidence to a company that appears to have been the victim of a criminal conspiracy involving contaminated mouthwash.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 85 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E16

#9 - Reunion (Season 7 - Episode 16)

The murder of a television show host may be linked to her former avocation as a groupie to a famous musician, putting him and his family right at the top of the suspect list, along with her son and assistant.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 67 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E1

#8 - Amends (Season 7 - Episode 1)


Eames re-opens the case into her husband's murder.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 92 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E19

#7 - Legacy (Season 7 - Episode 19)

When a student dies at an exclusive private school, the investigation uncovers an online community that may have overtaken the school with its fixation on grades and secrets.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 74 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E11

#6 - Purgatory (Season 7 - Episode 11)


Still on leave from the force, approached in a bar after a confrontation, and pondering his future, Goren meets another officer on suspension (Winters) who makes him an interesting job offer. Goren decides to tip the balance in his favor with an undercover operation.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 73 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E21

#5 - Last Rites (Season 7 - Episode 21)

Logan jeopardizes his and Wheeler's careers when a priest convinces him to re-open a murder case that's over a decade old which involves a politically-aspiring ADA who will stop at nothing to keep the truth buried.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 70 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E13

#4 - Betrayed (Season 7 - Episode 13)


Captain Ross loses his objectivity, and jeopardizes the case, when an old flame becomes a suspect in the disappearance of her husband and his lover.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 76 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E9

#3 - Untethered (Season 7 - Episode 9)

Goren investigates when his nephew, a prisoner who's bipolar, claims that inmates are being abused to the point of murder.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 82 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E10

#2 - Senseless (Season 7 - Episode 10)


Logan and Falacci investigate the execution-style murder of three young college freshmen.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 72 votes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - S7E22

#1 - Frame (Season 7 - Episode 22)

Bobby is visited by the past when he finds a picture at his mother's grave indicating an old nemesis has returned, and the case only gets more complex when his brother and a mentor reappear.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 70 votes.

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