Temis the Friendly Ghost wrote:
But the protagonists are the ones doing "evil things." That upends that tidy broadcast sense of morality. It's not the gore per se that scares the suits.
PS, I watched the episode at NBC's website if anyone is interested in giving it a shot, it's still there.
I see your point, though I've seen the "good" guys on SVU do some seriously messed up shit in their pursuit of "justice".