Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 4, Episode 22

Futility (25 Apr. 2003)

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After arresting a man accused of raping several neighborhood women, Detectives Benson and Stabler attempt to obtain an indictment for their suspect with the help of a key eyewitness--his ... See full summary »

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After arresting a man accused of raping several neighborhood women, Detectives Benson and Stabler attempt to obtain an indictment for their suspect with the help of a key eyewitness--his last victim. However, the suspect's decision to handle his own defense casts some doubt over the trial's outcome as he proves to be a formidable opponent for ADA Cabot. Written by Anonymous

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Det. Olivia Benson: Once the fingerprint came back we apprehended the defendant outside of his home. I advised him of his Miranda rights, detectives Stabler and Tutuola questioned him, with his attorney present, and Carrie Huitt positively identified him as the man who had raped her the night before.
ADA Alexandra Cabot: Thank you, Detective.
Michael Gardner: Why didn't you question me, Detective Benson?
Det. Olivia Benson: I was preparing your victim for the lineup.
Michael Gardner: Oh. So it wasn't because I punched you earlier that night?
ADA Alexandra Cabot: Objection! Relevance?
Michael Gardner: I'm trying to ascertain ...
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The Yuppie Rapist
1 December 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Fred Savage kid star of The Wonder Years got about as far as you can get from the wide eyed kid of that series to playing a Yuppie rapist on SVU. He's likable and charming and that's the reason that Stephanie March just can't quite wrap up the conviction. He sure doesn't fit a rapist profile.

He's also married with a nice Yuppie type job, but on certain nights goes on the prowl. The SVU squad finds a pattern, but charges only stick against one of four victims.

Savage defends himself in court with standby counsel. He's quite resourceful, a plot gambit we've seen on all the other Law And Order shows as well. He's got a particular grudge against Mariska Hargitay.

Savage is quite the revelation in this show.


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