There will be something about the guy and his reason, but I didn't feel better after seeing the "explanation" at all, it wasn't that good :/ Good luck then! XD Yeah, that actually meant a lot, coming from Keller! If only Beecher had been paroled then...... we wouldn't have the interesting scenes with him! I wonder what Vern and Chris would've done without him the whole time.... play chess and pool? I don't think Toby would've wanted to kill someone else just to hurt Vern, anyway. He probably learned that lesson with poor Andy, I mean it's not like it's the victim's fault that Vern's an ass xD With Vern, I felt more like he was thinking "Fuck him and forget about it", but I could imagine him casually ordering someone to kill him (like with Robson and Zabitz (?) ) Devlin would've had the most likely motivation IMO, his career and standing was at stake. I forgot that the doer belonged to Vern's guys! Hmmh... could mean nothing though? (Didn't Devlin say something to a guy?) Yeah, that's horrible sometimes. I remember how a CO warned Diane that McManus knew about Scott Ross... they sure kept ganging up on inmates sometimes. Yeah, Toby is probably the best (and only?) example where she had success, though I think it had a lot to do with him being "good" by nature. The image of Peter throwing something around in her office is really strange to me, he seems so calm in the scenes that weren't deleted he even thanked her for trying to help! I do think Sister Pete and Gloria were great influences but someone listed the ones Pete had success with and AFAIR the list was very short XD If everything had gone after their opinions + Mukada's + McManus's, Oz would've really been a better place, I think. Well, I felt bad for him during the riot, but it would've been really strange if Miguel had stood up for him, they were having a riot after all. He did say the only reason he wouldn't hurt Mukada is because he was there for him just before. I realized that Diane was unharmed because the Muslims watched her though, that was great! (they beat the inmates who tried to attack her) I'm not sure about the sandwich, wasn't it because Miguel's medication had been taken away from him or some other reason that he flipped? He was definitely different during Mukada's meeting before that, going for the oblates and all XD In his "normal" state he would've taken it and been grateful, I think. He's got his crazy moments, and blinding Rivera was definitely one, too. I think he was even more afraid himself when he held Mukada hostage. I loved how Mukada sticked up for him though and didn't want the staff to hurt him even after he had taken him hostage (no such luck, of course)! I thought he went to Mukada because it was the only place he could think of... if he were thinking clearly, he should've tried to get rid of the weapon first. Nay to crazy beards! I like him best with really short hair! Hmh.... pretty? We talked about male gazes in the show, but I found it funny how in one scene I just rewatched (season 5, episode 7) with Sister Pete and Peter (...Pete & Peter! ) there seemed to be a female gaze (if you can call it that? Or maybe "fanservice"?) . They kept shooting Sister Pete from the front, but Peter's profile with shining light on him, the viewer really got drawn to his eyes and eyelashes IMO I can't remember any other scene where they did that with an inmate. Pancamo suspected Toby was only setting him up, so Toby said he'd kill Vern and they shook hands on that (Pancamo also demanded 2000 $). But maybe he never had to fulfill it because 1) he wanted to call it off and 2) it was probably obvious Toby hated Vern and wasn't making a trap for Chucky. I always wonder what the actors talk about when they have to pretend, being in the background Beecher was SO crazy and funny! And he really kept his word (Ryan suggested they watch each other's back), I loved that he pulled off a Homeboy who attacked Ryan. I can't help but feel sorry for Vern there, he really seemed peaceful for once. Of course he only acted like that like we found out later though, actually wanting to kill Toby... I realized that Dean Winters was written out of SVU midway through season 1! I wonder if it was because of Oz... must've been a tight schedule for Meloni!