Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Season 1 Episode 8


Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Nov 22, 1999 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Goof: When Benson is speaking to Stabler, there is less orange juice in the cup than there is later when she takes a sip in the kitchen.

    • Goof: When Stabler comes to drive Benson to work in the morning they go into the kitchen. Benson then grabs her keys and her bag and opens her bag to drop something in, but drops nothing and just moves her hand.

    • Goof: When Benson and Stabler are talking to White's business partner, a boom mic can be seen clearly in the mirror for a few seconds.

    • Goof: Cassidy suggests that a suspect is like "Mr. Jekyll and Dr. Hyde." The actual line should be "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."

    • Goof: In the scene where Stabler and Benson interview White's partner, Stabler is standing when he is talking but when he is listening, he is seated and his reflection can be seen in the mirror.

    • One of the policemen describes the book found in the park as a murder mystery. The book, A Burnt-Out Case by Grahame Greene, is actually about an architect facing an existential crisis who goes to work in a leper colony in the Congo.

  • Quotes

    • John Munch: Need a lift home?
      Olivia Benson: I'm just waiting for Elliot to get back from Forensics.
      John Munch: It's just as well. I didn't bring my car.

    • Elliot Stabler: Stop acting like a cop.
      Olivia Benson: That's what Richard White would like me to do.

    • Brian Cassidy: Go ahead, Munch, rain on my parade.
      John Munch: I don't just want to rain on your parade, but I want to blow up all the floats.

    • Olivia Benson: I sure's hell wouldn't drive to Queens to save your ass.
      Elliot Stabler: Yeah, you would.

    • Elliot Stabler: Ten IDs. Birdman ID'd ten people.
      John Munch: Larry Bird and The Partridge Family.

    • Richard White: (to Olivia Benson) I'm fixed on you. And until I'm dead, I'll always be in your head. Just like your mother had somebody in her head ... Hmm ... We're joined at the hip now, aren't we?

    • (Refering to the small salaries that the detectives are making.)
      Lila White: For that you guys get to deal with filth all day.
      Elliot Stabler: All shapes and sizes.

    • Elliot Stabler: Blink your lights when you get inside.
      Olivia Benson: You're just gonna sit here all night until I do aren't you, you stubborn son-of-a-bitch?
      Elliot Stabler: Yes, I am.

    • Olivia Benson: You have the sedan with you?
      Elliot Stabler: Yep.
      Olivia Benson: Which means that you drove all the way uptown from the Queensboro Bridge, dropped off the car, picked up the sedan, turned around, all the way back downtown to get here. That's a lot of neighborhood, my friend.

    • Olivia Benson: You know what you are?
      Richard White: A realtor.
      Olivia Benson: A nosey parker.
      Richard White: And you're a bitch.
      Olivia Benson: Did I strike a nerve?

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