Law & Order: Season 20, Episode 3

Great Satan (9 Oct. 2009)

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The DA's office is forced to tackle an embarrassing case involving domestic terrorists, the explosion of a synagogue with materials supplied by the police, and an informant who may have been lying all along to keep out of trouble.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sameer Ahmed
Barbara Speight (as Joanna P. Adler)
Agent Johnston
Van Buren's Son
John Bolger ...
Don Sorenson
Charles Cole
Scott Johnsen ...
Olivia Birkelund ...
Darlene Sorenson
Portia Reiners ...
Jill Sorenson


When an aspiring musician is found dead behind a trash can, Detectives Cyrus Lupo and Kevin Bernard find a bag full of cash leading them to a slew of suspects including, Don Sorenson. Sorenson confesses to shooting the musician when it is revealed that his daughter is thought kidnapped, but the clues don't seem to match-up when his daughter, Jill Sorenson, appears back at home after losing her cell phone. Using the stolen cell phone as a guide, the detectives link the case with a bigger terrorist scheme. Written by NBC Publicity

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fascinating character
18 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw Ben Youcef as Sameer Ahmed on Law and Order, "Great Satan." His character is fascinating. He did a great job at straddling the line between sympathetic victim and conniving terrorist. Really excellent performance; I couldn't take my eyes off the screen during his scenes, so dammed good!so honest! This approach to middle eastern characters brings light to the common humanity we all share as human beings as well as breaks away from the usual stereotype found in other t.v. shows. I hope this new approach would influence today's entertainment industry since this industry highly influences the mind of the viewers especially when it has to do with the perception of "others."

Thanks for great episode!

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