History Characters / LawAndOrderCriminalIntent

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* BrokenAce: An amazing detective with an impressive case success rate. He also grew up in a dysfunctional family, many of his peers (sans Eames) think of him as crazy, and he has a hard time functioning without his partner.
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* CloudCuckoolandersMinder: Deconstructed; while she and Goren make a fantastic team, their partnership is implied multiple times to limit Eames' potential for upward career movement (although she isn't actually bothered by it and, in fact, refuses to keep a promotion that comes with the condition of firing Goren), and if Eames is away from Goren, he goes downhill ''fast''.

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* CloudCuckoolandersMinder: Deconstructed; while she and Goren make a fantastic team, their partnership is implied multiple times to limit Eames' potential for upward career movement (although she isn't actually bothered by it and, in fact, refuses to keep a promotion that comes with the condition of firing Goren), and if Eames is away from Goren, he goes downhill ''fast''. It's most notably seen in the episodes in Season Three in which Eames is absent and Goren is temporarily paired with Detective Bishop; he and Bishop get along very poorly because she isn't used to his antics and he can't stop comparing her to Eames.



* UndyingLoyalty: To Goren. In Season 9, she takes a promotion

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* UndyingLoyalty: To Goren. [[spoiler: In Season 9, Nine, she is offered the position of captain of Major Case on the condition that she fire Goren; she takes a promotion the position long enough to fire him so that no one else will do so, and then quits.]]
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[[folder:Captain Danny Ross]]
->'''Portrayed by:''' Creator/EricBogosian

The captain of the Major Case Squad in Seasons Six through Eight.
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* PapaWolf: Has two sons with his ex-wife and would break anyone in two for threatening them.
* ShipTease: With Rodgers, though nothing is ever outright confirmed.
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** There's also a bit with Briscoe from the original series; she mentions that he took her out to the opera once.
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* CloudCuckoolandersMinder: Probably the only person in the entire NYPD who can keep Goren from going off the rails.

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* CloudCuckoolandersMinder: Probably the only person in the entire NYPD who can keep Deconstructed; while she and Goren make a fantastic team, their partnership is implied multiple times to limit Eames' potential for upward career movement (although she isn't actually bothered by it and, in fact, refuses to keep a promotion that comes with the condition of firing Goren), and if Eames is away from going off the rails.Goren, he goes downhill ''fast''.



%%* UnfazedEveryman

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%%* UnfazedEveryman* UndyingLoyalty: To Goren. In Season 9, she takes a promotion



%%* DiminishingVillainThreat



* PetTheDog: The one act of kindness she does for anyone in the show's run is to leave Gwen with her aunt in Arizona to ensure her safety, instead of running away with her.

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* PetTheDog: The one act of kindness she does for anyone in the show's run is to leave Gwen with her aunt in Arizona to ensure her safety, instead of running away with her or leaving her with the relative who was trying to murder her.



* PutOnABus: Leaves the force at the end of Season 7 after a particularly difficult case nearly gets him fired.



* OlderThanTheyLook: Is noted by a number of characters to look very young. Logan, upon meeting her, makes a snarky comment about her getting carded at bars.
* PutOnABus: After her character gives birth at the end of Season Eight.
* WrittenInAbsence: In the seventh season, she goes on a special assignment in Europe for six months due to Julianne Nicholson's pregnancy. An episode of ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' establishes that she later retired.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Is noted by a number of characters to look very young. Logan, upon meeting her, makes a snarky comment about her getting carded at bars.
bars. Ross counters this by complimenting her time working undercover, saying that no one ever made her as an officer.
* PutOnABus: After her character gives birth at the end of Season Eight.
Eight. An episode of ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' establishes that she later retired.
* WrittenInAbsence: In the seventh season, she goes on a special assignment in Europe for six months due to Julianne Nicholson's pregnancy. An episode of ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' establishes that she later retired.



* TemporarySubstitute: Becomes this for Logan while Wheeler was away.

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* TemporarySubstitute: Becomes this for Logan In the first half of Season 7 while Wheeler Wheeler's actress was away.on maternity leave.
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[[folder:Elizabeth Rodgers]]
->'''Portrayed by:''' Leslie Hendrix

The wise-cracking medical examiner.

* DeadpanSnarker: A trait carried over from the original series.
* ShipTease: With Captain Ross; it's never officially mentioned on screen, but they're seen dressed for a theater date in one episode, and in "Frame" Goren angrily confronts him about asking Rodgers for information on him by saying, "Did your girlfriend tell you that?"
* Transplant: From the original series.
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%%* AntiVillain



* DepravedBisexual: Downplayed. She's bisexual and a villain but, her villainy is not correlated to her sexuality.

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* DepravedBisexual: Downplayed. She's bisexual and a villain but, villain, but her villainy is not correlated to her sexuality.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: [[MoralityPet Gwen Chapel]], the cancer-ridden daughter of her ex-fiancé, is about the only person for whom she shows any genuine affection.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: [[MoralityPet Gwen Chapel]], the cancer-ridden daughter of her ex-fiancé, is about the only person for whom she shows any genuine affection.affection, and in "Frame" it's implied that Gwen's cancer worsening is what has driven Nicole to kill again.


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* PetTheDog: The one act of kindness she does for anyone in the show's run is to leave Gwen with her aunt in Arizona to ensure her safety, instead of running away with her.
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* FieryRedhead: Noted in-universe to be more hot-headed than Logan, a detective whose temper got him demoted.

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* FieryRedhead: Noted in-universe to be more hot-headed than Logan, a detective whose temper got him demoted. It's discussed in one episode when Falacci asks Logan why he's so level-headed when she'd previously heard that he was a hot-head himself; Logan responds by handing her a copy of the newspaper article telling the story of how he got demoted.
* PutOnABus: Once Wheeler comes back, Falacci is mentioned to have gone to Quantico for FBI training.


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* TeamDad: Is more than willing to go to bat for his detectives, and gets Logan reinstated as a detective.
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* PapaWolf: The whole reason the plot of "Untethered" kick-started was because his nephew, Donnie, revealed there being abuse in the mental ward he was staying in.
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* BerserkButton: Don't disrespect his mother, or your own for that matter.
** Hurting Alex in any way will make Goren go into such a rage, he will break someone's neck or worse.


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* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: The Responsible (a decorated cop with a good case close record) to his older brother, Frank's Foolsih (a drug addict with a gambling problem).
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