Law & Order: Season 19, Episode 10

Pledge (21 Jan. 2009)

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The prime suspect in the murders of the son and housekeeper of married university researchers is a journalist who appears to be obsessed with girls from a particular sorority.

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Ned Lasky
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Lupo and Bernard investigate the death of 12 year-old Eric Foley and his housekeeper both of whom were shot in the Foleys home in the middle of the afternoon. Eric's parents were university researchers both working that day. Several people saw a man leaving the house and the police learn that a science journalist, Ned Lasky, had been pestering them for information on their medical research. In fact Lasky is a magazine fact checker looking for a break but when a poison pen note with a lock of her dead son's hair is sent to Joyce Foley, it's traced back to Lasky. He clearly has a thing about the Foleys but it's his antipathy towards Joyce's college sorority that seems to be behind his irrational crimes Written by garykmcd

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An Episode of Classic Wisdom
10 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

A married couple's nanny and son are murdered by deep seated rage of a man with a brown briefcase and a grey fedora noted by a passerby. As the police force of New York City try to unravel a motive for this brutal murder takes Detectives Bernard and Lupo and A.D.As Cutter and Rubirosa down a dark and depressing path of sororities, popularity, and ultimately, a broken heart under the oppressing structure of social status.

This is an episode built on a classic word of wisdom: treat people the way oneself wants to be treated. Although the episode's plot spans over thirty years into the married couple's past, as well as for Ned Lasky's family, this episode works to focus on showing the burdens of prejudice structured by class hierarchy, and that people from various levels in social class still have feelings.

I recommend watching this episode to see a sociology through a theatrical view of one of the most hypnotizing dramas of law enforcement and the justice system.


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