In a survey posted on the Law & Order subreddit u / BMDNERD, fans argued over who they thought was the worst detective on the stand, with over 35% agreeing that Chris Noth’s Mike Logan deserved the title. “Tough challenge… Logan was such a hothead but Lenny could hide the truth a bit,” they wrote. u/MillHillMurican. This rings true considering how other characters comment on his character throughout the series, including his captain Donald Cragen (Dann Florek) in the season 5 episode titled “Bad Faith”. u/broken_pencil_lead agreed and responded u/MillHillMurican“True, but both were so much fun to watch!”
However, several other characters are not far behind Logan in the poll results – Ray Curtis and Kevin Bernard each shared about 27% of the vote. you / Korrox opined that Bernard might not perform well as a witness due to his lack of experience, which led prosecutors to be concerned about the possibility of him testifying. “Others make some mistakes, but it was usually because there was something wrong with the case in the first place, not because they personally testified badly,” they added. meanwhile, original poster mentioned Curtis and Briscoe’s personal problems as a hindrance to their performance. “Both Ray and Lenny [sic] there were situations when their personal life interfered with the case, and they were scolded for this in the dock, ”they noted.