The brutal rape and subsequent death of a female motorist turns out to be an informant for the FBI acting as a cyber vigilante for catching on-line pedophiles to capture the predators. Stabler, along with the homicide detective who found the victim's husband murdered, follow the trail of evidence for the latest victim she had been tracking, leading them to the US Attorney's Office and a trip to Prague for Stabler to assist the Czech authorities when they find the kidnapped girl. Written by
Did You Know?
Regular writer Michele Fazekas
was a producer's assistant on The X-Files
(1993) and likes to include references to the show in her SVU episodes. For instance, in episode #4.15, "Pandora", a character was named after X-Files writer Vince Gilligan
, and a pedophile used nick2shy as his online nickname to chat with children. "2Shy" was the nickname of a fat sucking monster in the episode of The X Files with this title. In episode #6.7, "Charisma", BD Wong
's character George Huang's FBI badge number is given as 2317616, the same badge number as Agent Scully on The X Files, as told in its episode #5.7, "Christmas Carol". Wong was also the main guest in The X Files episode #3.19, "Hell Money". See more
Kate Logan identifies herself as being an officer of Europol. Europol doesn't actually have any investigative or enforcement authority, it simply exists to facilitate coordination and the exchange of information between the law enforcement authorities of EU member states, so Logan wouldn't have been authorized to conduct investigations or make arrests in the way that she did. Moreover, at the time this episode was filmed (2003), the Czech Republic was not yet a member of the EU, putting the country outside of Europol's jurisdiction. See more
I'll never understand the pedophile's instinct to incriminate himself.