Law & Order: Season 16, Episode 7

House of Cards (9 Nov. 2005)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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A single mother is killed and her baby stolen, and police find the child with a woman who took the baby while pretending to be pregnant.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Defense Attorney Carolyn Walters
Jeannie Scott
Frank Stoll
Arlene Tarrington
Steve Monroe
Lindsay Doyle
David Little ...
Pippa Pearthree ...


A woman is murdered and her baby kidnapped. The detectives use an eyewitness to track down a woman who looked pregnant running from the apartment with the child. After locating the woman, who has even fooled her husband, and starting her trial, the baby's paternity comes into question and the baby's real father faces his own trial. Written by FMJ_Joker

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Det. Joe Fontana: He seems like a pretty stand-up guy.
Lt. Anita Van Buren: Yeah, well, so did Scott Peterson.
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It's my baby!
3 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the part of the series with the people I liked least - Detective Joe Fontana (Dennis Farina) and A.D.A. Alexandra Borgia (Annie Parisse).

I just didn't like the attitude of his character. He would do things like pull out a wad of cash like a pimp.

She just didn't have any character at all - just limp.

The story is good, with a wacko mom who stole a baby. But, like all "Law & Order" episodes there are the usual twists and turns that make thing interesting.

Jack (Sam Waterston) falls short in this one, but Arthur (Fred Dalton Thompson) tried to make things right in the end.

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