After the tyrannical owner of a Manhattan luxury hotel is found submerged in her bathtub, evidence seems increasingly to indicate that the woman's death was the work of her deeply frustrated, long-suffering daughter.
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Like many "Law & Order" stories, this "ripped-from-the-headlines" episode has some basis in reality. The flamboyant murder victim here possesses many characteristics of the late hotel magnate Leona Helmsley (1920-1997), who was tarred by the Manhattan media with the nickname "The Queen of Mean." Although Helmsley served prison time (for tax evasion and mail fraud), she was released and died of natural causes at home, splitting her vast fortune among many worthy charities, family members ... and her Maltese dog Trouble. See more
When Goren and Eames are interrogating the stylist who gives illegal Botox injections, Goren throws three syringes point-down into a notebook. As he's poised to throw a fourth syringe, the camera cuts to a longer shot and now there are no syringes stuck in the notebook and Goren starts another round of throwing syringes into the notebook. Goren had no time to pluck the thrown syringes out of the notebook. See more
Detective Robert Goren
No, no, no! I know that anger! I should have seen it coming.