‘Law & Order’ through the years: Top photos

See photos of the popular “Law & Order” TV series and its co-stars S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston, Steven Hill, Jerry Orbach, Angie Harmon, Jesse L. Martin, Benjamin Bratt, Chris Noth, Anthony Anderson, Carey Lowell, former Sen. Fred Thompson and Jill Hennessy.
The show, which ran for 20 seasons and immortalized its setting with on-location filming around New York City, lives on — here, in syndication and elsewhere. The final episode aired on May 24, 2010. Here’s a look at the series through the years since its debut on Sept. 13, 1990.