Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Season 12 Episode 5


Aired Thursday 10:00 PM Oct 13, 2010 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Benson: (Interrogating the mushroom expert after opening a pot he was boiling) We have a photo that puts you at the scene. At Niagara Falls. Ring a bell?
      Stabler: Detective, you okay?

      Benson: We saw you on the roof with your gunman.

      Stabler: What's going on?
      Benson: I'm not the one who stabbed the Captain with a pickle!

    • Dr. Huang: (displaying a picture of Lindsay and her dinner on the big screen) Lindsay Elding was poisoned.
      Munch: By who, The Smurfs!?

    • (The team is pulling an all-nighter at the precinct, searching photos for clues.)
      Mikka Von: Folks, I gotta get my beauty rest.
      Olivia Benson: You're leaving?
      Mikka Von: This is gonna take days, not hours, and I'm not gonna delay a solid case because Prochik missed a mushroom. No wonder you guys go through ADAs so fast.
      Elliot Stabler: Yeah, so screw justice? All that matters is your conviction rate?
      Mikka Von: Let's be clear how this works.
      Elliot Stabler: Oh, okay.
      Mikka Von: You guys are the pots and pans. I'm the chef.

  • Notes

    • Special billing was given to Paula Patton (Special Guest Star) and Rosemary Harris (and) for this episode.

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada – October 12, 2010 on CTV
      United Kingdom – March 20, 2011 on Universal Channel/Universal Channel HD
      Czech Republic – December 18, 2012 on TV Nova

    • This episode was supposed to be the beginning of Paula Patton's recurring role as ADA Mikka Von. Showrunner Neal Baer explained that right before Paula started her first episode, she was offered a test for Mission: Impossible: - GhostProtocol. She had a contract, but he didn't want to stand in her career path. When she got that role, he recast his.

    • This episode marks the show's move from its old home in North Bergen, New Jersey to its new set on the site of the old Law & Order set (now dismantled) in Chelsea Piers, New York.

  • Allusions