Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Season 11 Episode 24

Shattered

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Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM May 19, 2010 on NBC
6.9
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Benson and Stabler are called to investigate when an eight-year-old boy is kidnapped. His parents become the main suspects, but complications ensue because of the parental tug-of-war, which endangers the SVU detectives and reveals shocking truths about the past of someone close to them.

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  • Wow !!! A French actress in SVU !!!!

    8.0
    I haven't seen the whole episode yet but I must admit that I found it awsome to see in one of my favourite TV series both Sharon Stone and Isabelle Huppert : one of our French famous actress ... it's so rare for us, French people who watch American series to see one of their own that I thought it was worth this review !!!!

  • A great episode, an ok finale

    8.0
    I don't get why so many people hate this episode. I thought it was amazing. I admit it started it off slowly,very slowly BUT in the end it was tied up nicely. I loved the twists, I always think it's great when the stars of the show are targeted/get shot,kidnapped etc. It makes it more interesting. I loved the big revelation. I think Sharon Stone is a good A.D.A.,I also don't know why people are threatening to stop watching the show if she stays on it. Ok,Stephenie March as A.D.A. Alex Cabot and A.D.A Novak are still my favourites but she isn't the worst. The middle to the end of the episode was better,more dynamic than the beginning. Actually,I absolutely loved the ending.The ending is what you see last so that's what stays with you.Overall a good episode.moreless
  • not bad

    7.0
    As jarring and intense as the first half of Shattered was, that's how corny and ridiculous the second half was. The chase to find the kid was actually very entertaining, and his death scene (and the parent's reactions) was really powerful. But that damned morgue scene just ruined everything. Crazy person taking hostages with a police firearm, corny lines from the ADA, bad judgement by the detectives ... the SVU trifecta.



    It was pretty hilarious how Jo's big secret turned out to be some garbage about her having cancer, and how she told this story in attempt to keep what's-her-name from blowing everyone's head off. Thank god Sharon Stone is off the show.



    This one was all over the place, but overall a watchable episode.moreless
  • Gag me. Blindfold me. Stop me before I watch SVU again, if there are any more episodes like "Shattered". Godawfully bad soaper... if the writers weren't co-exec producers, they might not have gotten this drek on the show.moreless

    1.0
    Daniel Truly and Amanda Green... co-exec producers and "writers", are responsible for this "Shattered" soap opera fiasco... excruciating-to-watch-ending finale, bad soap, un-police procedural, UN-Law & Order over-dramatized, soaper episode. Did I mention so soapy it can't wash? Indicative of series desperation. Meloni knows it, he can't take but one more season. Maybe a cast change will help the writing. They need to keep the producers from writing or keep the writers from producing... this kind of hand-wringing implausible junk.



    I hope L&O:LA is molded on the original, not SVU... but being LA includes the circus that is Hollywood... it doesn't bode well.moreless
  • Rewriting...

    4.0
    "Zebras" from the previous season was abysmal, in my opinion. It was forced and completly unrealistic. "Shattered" was better, but it wasn't good either.



    First of all, that scene from the crash: I was shocked. I couldn't believe the kid had died, and I was sad by the start of the episode. That music, the scenes with the parents' reactions, very emotional



    I like when they give more participation to secundary characters, like Melinda. In this one, she gets shot and Liv has to save her. Melinda didn't had such a great participation since "Blast" from season 7.



    I wasn't expecting that Jo had breast cancer in the past. I really felt bad about her when she told that her boyfriend dumped her because of the mastectomy, but somehow it was... forced. Isabelle Hupert was brilliant, but this don't change the fact that the episode was bad.



    Shattered had a lot of mistakes, and the scene in the morgue was ridiculous. Also the twist of making the father being the guilty, was even more ridiculous and it ruined the whole story.



    It was a good episode by the beggining. Then, it turned into an abbysmal one.moreless
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Mariska Hargitay

Det. Olivia Benson

Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer

Det. John Munch

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Ice-T

Det. Odafin 'Fin' Tutuola

BD Wong

BD Wong

Dr. George Huang

Tamara Tunie

Tamara Tunie

Dr. Melinda Warner

Dann Florek

Dann Florek

Capt. Donald Cragen

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone

ADA Jo Marlowe

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Cliff Bemis

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Sgt. Andrews

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Esau Pritchett

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Jason Culross

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