Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Season 5 Episode 8

Saving Face

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Nov 27, 2005 on USA
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Episode Summary

When the body of a young woman is found by two children behind a dumpster, Barek and Logan learn she had recently returned from Guatemala and was suspected of being a drug mule. The investigation leads them to a noted plastic surgeon who has made a name for herself in recent years performing surgeries in Guatemala on people who would not normally be able to afford plastic surgery. As the investigation continues, Logan and Barek suspect that the doctor has a lot to hide.moreless

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    Samantha Mathis

    Samantha Mathis

    Dr. Christine Ansel

    Guest Star

    Lynn Cohen

    Lynn Cohen

    Anna Ansel

    Guest Star

    Henry Strozier

    Henry Strozier

    Leo Ansel

    Guest Star

    Leslie Hendrix

    Leslie Hendrix

    Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (4)

      • Carolyn Barek: A remorseful killer. He made the sign of the cross over her body. After he dumped her.
        Mike Logan: Yeah, well, he's a day late and a dollar short.

      • Carolyn Barek: So much for her being a drug mule.
        Mike Logan: Yeah? Well, I feel like we've been led around like a couple of mules.

      • (While interviewing the victim's fellow medical student.)
        Jeanette: Look, I don't want to sound judgmental. Myself, I dated a fireman once. It was a lot of fun.
        Mike Logan : You want fun? Date a cop.

      • (Said after spending hours looking at airport surveillance.)
        Mike Logan: I never thought I'd get tired of looking at women.

    • NOTES (1)

    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • (Logan eyes the property clerk's missing arm.)
        Antonia Wilson: Fallujah.

        Clearly a reference to the 2003 Iraq war, ongoing at the time of broadcast. Fallujah was an Iraqi city located in the area known as the Sunni Triangle. It was the site of heavy violence against both civilians and coalition military personnel.