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* Alliterative Name: '''W'''illiam '''W'''right.

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* DidTheyOrDidntThey: With Logan; she treated him after Greevey's death and they later became friends, but the exact nature of their relationship isn't clarified until Season 18, when Cutter gets the information from [=McCoy=] and uses it to discredit her during a trial. Olivet admits to the relationship but adds that she stopped treating him once the relationship started.

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* DidTheyOrDidntThey: With Logan; she treated him after Greevey's death and they later became friends, but the exact nature of their relationship isn't clarified until Season 18, when Cutter gets the information from [=McCoy=] and uses it to discredit discredits her during a trial. trial by mentioning that she once had a relationship with a detective who she was counseling over the death of his partner (no names are mentioned, but it's fairly evident that it's meant to be Logan). Olivet admits to the relationship it, but adds that she stopped treating him once the relationship started.

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** Following the events of "Aftershock", drunk driving becomes this for him as well.

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* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler:An episode in the final season reveals that he has a son he's never met (which he and the child's mother mutually agreed on).]]


* PetTheDog: Literally. While investigating a dogfighting ring, he made multiple comments to the effect that he'd be interested in adopting one of the seized dogs, which the local cop repeatedly warns him against. The final scene of the episode reveals he did it anyway, and seems to be getting along quite well with his new pet.

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* PetTheDog: Literally. While investigating a dogfighting ring, he made makes multiple comments to the effect that he'd be interested in adopting one of the seized dogs, which the local cop repeatedly warns him against. The final scene of the episode reveals he did it anyway, and seems to be getting along quite well with his new pet.


* PetTheDog: Literally -- Lupo investigated a dogfighting ring, which led him to adopt a pit bull.

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* PetTheDog: Literally -- Lupo investigated Literally. While investigating a dogfighting ring, he made multiple comments to the effect that he'd be interested in adopting one of the seized dogs, which led the local cop repeatedly warns him against. The final scene of the episode reveals he did it anyway, and seems to adopt a pit bull. be getting along quite well with his new pet.


* RealMenGetShot: In S15E20, while trying to escort a reluctant witness to trial, he takes a round in the chest when an assassin guns the witness down. Green is seriously wounded, but he recovers from the injury and returns to the job.

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* RealMenGetShot: In S15E20, Season 15, while trying to escort a reluctant witness to trial, he takes a round in the chest when an assassin guns the witness down. Green is seriously wounded, but he recovers from the injury and returns to the job. [[note]]This was actually a WrittenInAbsence so that Martin, who had previously played a major character in the Broadway production of ''Theatre/{{RENT}}'', could reprise his role for the film version.[[/note]]


* BackForTheFinale: In the final season we saw Van Buren attending his wife's funeral.

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* BackForTheFinale: In Well, the final season we saw Van Buren attending season, anyway. He returns to New York for his wife's funeral.funeral, which Van Buren attends, and they have a brief but touching scene together.

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* CharacterDeath: What happened to Greevey after Dzundza decided not to come back for the second season.


* CharacterDeath: Upon actor Jerry Orbach's death, both Detective Logan and Detective Green referenced Briscoe's (off-screen) death, also from cancer.

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* CharacterDeath: Upon actor Jerry Orbach's death, both Detective Logan Not apparent immediately, but Logan, Green, and Detective Green referenced Briscoe's (off-screen) death, also from cancer.Curtis all make comments about Lennie's death in later years. It's strongly implied that the character's in-series death was right around the same time that Orbach died in real life.

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** He has his moments with Logan.


* HappilyMarried: He's one of the only characters (if not ''the'' only) who has a stable and loving relationship with his wife, Marie. This makes his sudden death all the more difficult to deal with.

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* HappilyMarried: He's one of the only a few characters (if not ''the'' only) who has a stable and loving relationship with his wife, Marie. marriage. This makes his sudden death all the more difficult to deal with.

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* BelligerentSexualTension: Downplayed, she and Jack would bicker a little about some cases and eventually began a relationship.


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* BelligerentSexualTension: Downplayed, he and Claire would sometimes disagree during cases but eventually began a relationship.


* TheAtoner: To his children. Not surprising, as he was raised Catholic.

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* TheAtoner: To his children. Not surprising, as he was raised Catholic. It


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* ContrastingReplacementCharacter: Like his predecessor Logan, he's young, good-looking, Catholic--and that's where the similarities end. Logan was lapsed to the point of being disdainful of his religion and a womanizer, whereas Curtis is both a devout and HappilyMarried.

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** She once had an affair with a judge she clerked for.

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