Friday, May 14, 2010
Farewell, "Law & Order" -- and "Judge Michael Schneider"
Over its 20 seasons on the air, "Law & Order" would occasionally use the name of a reporter who covers TV as either a body bag or a judge. That's how the Los Angeles Times' Joe Flint wound up as "Judge Joseph Flint," and how a "Judge Michael Schneider" made several appearances on the show.
Check out "Judge Michael Schneider's" IMDB page here. My namesake was played by David Little, who appeared as Judge Schneider at least four times. (Funny enough, as happened frequently on the show, Little also played several other characters through the years on "L&O.")
Little's other credits include guest spots on "The Sopranos," "Ed" and "Lipstick Jungle." Here he is, portraying my namesake on "L&O":