Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Season 7 Episode 10


Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Nov 29, 2005 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • John Munch: Where are you going?
      Olivia Benson: Don't ask, don't tell.

    • (After seeing that the squad room has been stripped of all evidence.)
      Fin Tutuola: Who do we call when we've been raped?

    • (After seeing all evidence has been removed from the station.)
      John Munch: Why Santa, why?

    • Don Cragen: If they prove you leaked this they will take your job, your pension, and your freedom ... I don't want to visit you in a federal lock-up, Olivia.

    • Federal Officer: The federal government is prepared to deal with any and all exigencies.
      John Munch: Sure, by calling in the black helicopters.
      Fin Tutuola: For once he's not being paranoid.

    • Olivia Benson: I want you to turn me in. Get out of here. Get back to work.
      Jackson Zane: You need to get back to work. There's no freedom without free press. Good-bye, Olivia. And this time, don't come back.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • John Munch: Why, Santa? Why?
      Munch is quotes Cindy Lou Who from How the Grinch Stole Christmas! when she found the Grinch stripping her home of all of its Christmas decorations.

    • Mrs. Fontenont: Camille, not Katrina.

      Hurricane Camille hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1969.

    • Donald Cragen: After 9/11, every secretary in town opened the mail wearing rubber gloves.

      A reference to the anthrax letters that were sent to some news organisations and politicians in late 2001. The case is still unsolved.

    • Elliot Stabler: Like the hundreds of kids who were snatched after the tsunami.

      He was referring to the Pacific Ocean tsunami that struck Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and other countries in South Asia on December 26, 2004.

    • This episode appears to be ripped from the headlines of the Judith Miller case.