Tyrion Lannister stands accused of a crime he didn’t commit, but his dad and sister have stacked the jury with people determined to find him guilty of King Joffrey’s murder. There’s only one man who could get to the bottom of this, find the real killer and get Tyrion the justice he deserves — Detective Elliot Stabler. DUNK DUNK!
“Law & Order” is notorious for ripping its plots from the headlines, so I’m sort of surprised it took the show this long to do an episode inspired by Chris Brown and Rihanna’s abusive relationship. In the episode airing next week, “a promising singer is brutally attacked by her boyfriend, a popular hip hop star,” but she refuses to aid the police or the prosecution in their case against him. But, twist! He suddenly turns up dead … so, who’s the killer? Dun-dun! Promo above.
You guys, I love “Law & Order: SVU” and want to marry it. Maybe it’s (definitely) Stockholm Syndrome, because it’s on 43 times a day on basic cable, but I cannot get enough of Stabler, Benson, and the irony that Ice-T is now playing a cop. Like, I dream about one day getting to the magical “L&O: SVU” set, maybe playing a dead body, maybe bumping into Richard Belzer at craft services and trading pictures of our appliances. It’s just like my perverse fascination with Lifetime movies where women are always getting murdered or unwittingly married to serial killer cops played by Rob Lowe.
So that’s why I am all up on the “SVU” beat, and can inform you that Mike Tyson will be appearing in a future episode this season. And dun-dun-dun, he’ll be playing a convicted murder with the following cookie-cutter fabricated backstory… Keep reading »
Girl, you better not let the lawyers on “Law & Order” try your case, because you’ll likely either end up guilty or serving time. All told, the “L&O” crew have an 80 percent success rate. The obsessives over at Overthinking It created a very complete catalog of all the verdicts over the history of the show. They also took a look at the outcomes per season, and the number of “not guilty” verdicts dished out over the series’ 20 year history. That is a lot of Lenny Briscoe in your face. [Overthinking It]
Remember when the original “Law & Order” died
and we were all very distraught? Well, “Law & Order: Los Angeles” is the phoenix that has risen from its ashes. The new child of the mega crime drama franchise premieres tonight at 10 p.m. on NBC. Here is what you need to know to decide if you should tune in or wait for the endless reruns to hit basic cable … Keep reading »
First she was a crack ho. Now Jennifer Love Hewitt is playing a victim on “Law & Order: SVU.” We’re just happy to see her getting attention for more than her cellulite. [NYC, 8/9/10] Keep reading »