Law & Order General Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Kilana2, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Well, that last SVU was one big fat nothingburger...

    And the latest Mothership makes the finals for Most Annoying Defense Attorney Ever. And that's saying something. :lol:
     
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  2. Admiral2

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    Well, attorneys have an obligation to be vigorous advocates for their clients. She was just more "vigorous" than necessary.
     
  3. Mr. Laser Beam

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    She went way beyond vigorous, the way she kept interrupting Price with frivolous :censored:ing objections every .005 seconds.
     
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  4. Aragorn

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    Which OC structure do you like better? One story at a time like season 2, or one big story with unrelated cases in between like season 3?
     
  5. Mr. Laser Beam

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    I'd prefer they stick to one arc at a time.

    I was kind of confused that they wrapped up the Vaughn arc so soon... :confused:
     
  6. Danny99

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    I like that other cases can come along, but the casino storyline is very paint by numbers. I found the Vaughn one much more engaging, especially given the way it affected Reyes.
     
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  7. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Stabler and Tia Leonetti (the Italian cop) have way, WAY more chemistry than he ever did with Benson.

    And on SVU, that last ep - the one about the soccer player, obviously ripped from a headline I'm not aware of - should have ended with Muncy and Velasco kicking around the soccer ball.

    <Steve Martin>
    But NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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    Couldn't pass up another St. Olivia Speech, could they? :rolleyes:

    And I'm also confused...exactly what kind of soccer league was that? I mean, it's obviously not MLS, since the field looks more like something a kid built in his backyard.
     
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  8. Timby

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    I honestly can't recall a single thing about the casino storyline. I mean, I'm generally not a fan of Organized Crime in the first place, but I don't even remember how the damn thing started.
     
  9. Mr. Laser Beam

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    There was an old apartment building next to the proposed casino, and the old dude living in it refused to move until the casino family hired a hit man to kill him.
     
  10. Aragorn

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    A lot of viewers think the OC task force is being shut down by people up above who are corrupt and don't want them connecting the dots back to them, and that Deputy Inspector Goldfarb (aka "Donna Moss") is part of it, so this casino storyline is going to suddenly pivot to something larger. What do you think?
     
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  11. Mr. Laser Beam

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    You mean Janel Moloney's character? Yeah, I'm suspicious of her as well.
     
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  12. Random_Spock

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    Definitely. Been thinking that she's a crooked cop. Big time. Thought she was involved with the Brotherhood, but it looks like she's tied into the casino people.
     
  13. Mr. Laser Beam

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    How exactly the hell was Goldfarb able to offer Bell a promotion straight to Deputy Inspector? That's three grades above Bell's current rank. :confused:

    Also, I can't say I'm surprised that...

    The father was the one who hired the hit man to kill Pearl

    And again: Stabler and Leonetti have WAY more chemistry than he ever did with Benson. Not only did they totally do it, but when Leonetti asked Stabler who he was in love with...he should have said "It's you"!
     
  14. Aragorn

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    Looks like the casino storyline is over unless there's a bigger bad guy stashed away. In the meantime, the task force will be taking on Dominic Toretto.

     
  15. Danny99

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    The Mothership continues to find the most annoying defence lawyers.
     
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  16. Danny99

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    Did Benson sleep in the hotel room with the camera on her all night?
     
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    Good question. I thought that the cameras were taken out once they were discovered.
     
  18. Danny99

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    And I honestly think Organized Crime has the strongest slate of detectives/characters, even if they aren't always used to their fullest potential every week.

    The Mothership still feels like a show from the 90's and while I enjoy it nostalgically, I don't know how it will survive long term.
     
  19. Admiral2

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    It doesn't have to.

    Law & Order was cut prematurely in its original run. It was canceled before it had a chance to break the longest running drama record (at the time). If it had gotten a season 21 back then and then only lasted a year or two afterward, it would still have been a satisfying run.

    Now that it's had its season 21 - too late for the record, I grant you - and is working on 22, I submit that whenever it gets canceled again, those of us who always enjoyed it for more than just nostalgic reasons will be prepared to say goodbye, because TPTB had given a good show a reprieve and a little bit of redemption.
     
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  20. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Aren't they supposed to be? ;)

    Edit: There's no way this thing with Connor (Noah's conveniently out-of-nowhere brother) is done. I am getting some SERIOUSLY creepy vibes from Connor's family. Something's not right here... :confused:

    I'm fairly sure Benson decided to leave the camera where it is so she could catch whoever planted it.
     
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