Law & Order: "Undercover" (spoilers) & preview for upcoming episodes

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How do you rate tonight's episode?

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  2. Very Good

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  3. Good

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  4. Mediocre

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  1. The Nth Doctor

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    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit finally returns tonight at its usual time at 10 PM. In the following weeks, the show will be featuring a number of high profile guest stars.

    April 22: Bill Pullman
    April 29: Robin Williams
    May 6: James Gandolfini
    May 13: Chris Noth & Eric Bogosian

    While I'm looking forward to all of those episodes, I'm most excited about Logan and Ross' crossover. I'm sincerely hope that we see at least one scene with Logan and Cragen (and maybe talk about the old days).
     
  2. Cicero

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    Re: Law & Order: "Undercover" (spoilers) & preview for upcoming episod

    Which Law & Order series is this, flagship or SVU?
     
  3. The Nth Doctor

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    Re: Law & Order: "Undercover" (spoilers) & preview for upcoming episod

    This is Special Victims Unit. I usually have that in the thread title, but I left it out and now I can't change it.
     
  4. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Gandolfini, eh? One of the few Sopranos actors who has yet to do L&O.

    Be interesting to see who he ends up playing. I had always wanted a L&O/Sopranos crossover, with Tony going up against Jack McCoy, but I doubt we'd ever get that.
     
  5. Super Grover

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    I always wanted Tony Soprano to go up against a crooked southern sheriff.
     
  6. Aragorn

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    Re: Law & Order: "Undercover" (spoilers) & preview for upcoming episod

    Maybe psycho SVU Robin Williams can meet "I'm not a victim" Homicide Robin Williams.

    Can Olivia and Logan hook up? That would create some L&O shipping. :)
     
  7. Mr. Laser Beam

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    You kidding? Liv would kill Logan inside of a week if they got together. :lol:

    I would actually sooner believe the *real* ship - Logan and Olivet - rather than that.

    Besides, Liv's already been with one of the detectives (Cassidy from SVU's first season) and she backed away. I doubt she would date another cop.
     
  8. The Nth Doctor

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    This was an excellent episode with a strong return from the long hiatus. The "uncover cop in a correctional facility" plot worked a lot better in this episode than it did in the Criminal Intent episode where Goren went undercover to uncover abuse (although that episode was pretty good, too). It worked better because the threat had an additional element that wasn't a factor in the other case: rape.

    Speaking of rape, during the first close call, I actually thought Olivia would be raped, until the correctional officer foolishly uncuffed her. The second close call I knew it wouldn't happen, even though because of the nature of that close call, it was certainly more traumatizing.

    One thing I especially loved about this episode was seeing the prison life but from the perspective of undercover cop. I recently watched the entirety of Oz (which coincidentally starred three members of Special Victims Unit) and it dealt with undercover cops a couple of times, but not in this nature (both of them were investigating drugs, not rape and murder).
     
  9. The Nth Doctor

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    After all the talk in here yesterday and in Diane Neal's farewell thread, did no one else actually watch the episode last night? :p
     
  10. Kira's Mom

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    Yeah, I watched. It was pretty good.
     
  11. Mr. Laser Beam

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    That was some sick shit, let me tell you. I can understand why they had the warning at the start!

    One question: Who was the 'Special Guest Star'? Johnny Messner...not any name I recognized. What's so important he gets billing like that? (FWIW, he played the captain)

    And yeah, that was Lemonhead in the teaser. Same actor, anyway. (Matthew Cowles, aka Mr. Christine Baranski)
     
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  12. A beaker full of death

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    Re: Law & Order: "Undercover" (spoilers) & preview for upcoming episod

    Am I the only one who thinks the CO Captain actually got his dick into her mouth?

    Any opinions on Ice-T's haricut?
     
  13. Dayton3

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    I liked the fact that they didn't have Olivia go "Chuck Norris" on the guy. She fought back pretty effectively, but he was so much larger and a trained and skilled corrections officer.

    Another nice twist was that it turned out to be the nice and friendly CO rather than the obvious one.
     
  14. Aragorn

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    It must be a contractual thing depending on the actor and the show. For example, James Remar (?!?!?!?) was a special guest star on BSG but Michelle Forbes -- someone a lot more fans of the show would know -- wasn't. And Richard Hatch went from being a special guest star to just a guest star.

    And look at all the people on 24 who were just guest stars but Sean Astin is a special guest star?

    During the early seasons of ER, there seemed to be more special guest stars on each episode than regular guest stars.
     
  15. The Nth Doctor

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    Re: Law & Order: "Undercover" (spoilers) & preview for upcoming episod

    I wondered about that, but I figured she would have done what Tobias Beecher did (character from Oz), so probably not.

    I was sorry to see the dreads gone. :(

    I sort of expected that when he went to Olivia's rescue after being attacked. I got that kind of vibe off of him. But then I just figured that it would be Todd Stashwick's character considering he has tendency to play nasty characters (he currently plays Dale Malloy on The Riches).
     
  16. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Such as Romulans masquerading as Vulcans. ;)