Dick Wolf was quoted during a recent NBC virtual press conference about the imminent return (after an 11-year absence) of the Law & Order mothership to the network's schedule. Unfortunately, he wasn't able to attend, but another panelist -- long-time L&O leading man Sam Waterston -- remarked that, to his knowledge, Wolf had "never stopped talking" about bringing the show back. "One of the reasons that we're back is because of [Wolf's] complete conviction that it was a terrible mistake to stop in the first place," Waterson said. "We stopped making the shows, but the audience never stopped watching them." That's certainly true -- Law & Order reruns are as ubiquitous as those of I Love Lucy.
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