Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Season 2, Episode 3

Anti-Thesis (13 Oct. 2002)

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A university president is killed and the suspects include a professor who wants a chairman position, a grad student, and a lecturer from Oxford.

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A university president is killed and the suspects include a professor who wants a chairman position, a grad student, and a lecturer from Oxford.

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Goren's birthday is 20 August 1961. See more »

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The name of the composer, Penderecki, is mis-pronounced. They all pronounced it "pen-duh-RECK-ee" instead of the correct "pen-deh-RETS-kee". See more »

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Nicole Wallace: In American literature, the descent into madness is normally preceeded by obsession.
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References A Cry in the Dark (1988) See more »

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Approaching "Cracker" standard
2 March 2007 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

That's the Robbie Coltrane "Cracker", mind you, and not the awful American remake.

The series has tried to get there, but until now the criminals have been, well, a little second-rate, and Goren has bullied and besserwissered his way all too easily. This episode was a refreshing change, with some chinks in his armour showing up.

On the whole it was also excellently and intelligently scripted, although you could see that Moynihan crack about "academic fights being so vicious because the stakes are so small" coming a mile away. It is unlikely that the speaker would have needed to remind the person she was talking to about something QUITE so obvious...

Otherwise, congratulations all round! The concept of a 1,000-page dissertation on Dylan as T.S. Eliot's and Ezra Pound's love-child hardly bears thinking about - but it's probably been written.


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