Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 10, Episode 12

Hothouse (13 Jan. 2009)

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The death of a teenage mathematics prodigy sheds light on some disturbing and unhealthy practices taking place among a group of competitive students at a prestigious academy.

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When a young girl is found in the river, they try to identify her. Thinking she's from the Ukraine and probably a sex slave, they arrest the man behind the sex slave ring. He claims that she's not a sex slave but knows who she is. He tells them she's a child genius whose parents are from the Ukraine. They learn that her father constantly pushed her to excel. The police suspect him, but he has an alibi. They learn she went to a special school for geniuses and that her roommate is jealous of her. They question her and she admits she killed her. Benson and Stabler try to get Kim to go easy on her, but they learn that the incident occurred on a boat as it docked in New Jersey--where child offenders can be tried as adults. They try to convince the D.A. to go easy on her but she takes a hard line. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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When Jennifer is in a cell and Olivia is talking to her, Jennifer is having a break down and doesn't remember killing Elsa, however when Olivia asks her how long she had been awake when she killed Elsa, Jennifer responded immediately as though she hadn't forgotten. See more »

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Jennifer Banks: [being hauled off by the bailiffs] Let go of me you stupid morons!
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Special kinds of abuse
5 November 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

A young adolescent who had a genius level IQ is found in the Hudson River and originally she was thought of as a casualty of teenage sex trafficking. But that does not turn out to be the case. She is a student at a school for genius kids like her.

We meet a father played by Misha Kuznetsov who's one man you just love to hate. His other daughter rats him out to SVU, he abuses his kids in a unique way. He's a failed aerospace engineer from the Ukraine who now has one serious gambling habit. He supports it with the various prize monies brought in from academic competition his daughter is in.

But the perpetrator turns out to be another young girl played Sarah Hyland and she's really something in the role. The reason for her shoving her roommate and competitor in the Hudson is a frightening one and that I will not reveal. But it turns out she's suffering with her own kind of abuse.

A nice episode both Hyland and Kuznetsov are unforgettable.


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