CSU Stuckey's careless error causes a deranged killer to go free on a technicality. Later, more signature killings emerge, and more people connected to the case may be targeted.
Did You Know?
At one point, Benson quotes to Stuckey "When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras". This is a famous medical aphorism credited to Dr. Theodore Woodward, from which the episode gets its name. A zebra is medical slang for arriving at an exotic or extravagant diagnosis, when a more commonplace explanation is more likely and preferable. See more
When Harrison first opens his apartment door, he leaves the chain in place. The camera cuts back and forth between Harrison and the detectives a few times, then the chain is suddenly gone without Harrison having had enough time to remove it or making any noise indicating that he was/is taking it off. See more
Judge Elizabeth Donnelly
People, take your meds!