Law & Order: Season 20, Episode 18

Brazil (29 Mar. 2010)

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When an environmental scientist, Dr. Oscar Silva, is poisoned during a global warming symposium, Detectives Cyrus Lupo and Kevin Bernard initially suspect competitors from Dr. Silva's field... See full summary »

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Phillip Shoemaker
Michael Tucker ...
Nelson Lehman
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When an environmental scientist, Dr. Oscar Silva, is poisoned during a global warming symposium, Detectives Cyrus Lupo and Kevin Bernard initially suspect competitors from Dr. Silva's field of study. It is soon discovered that Dr. Silva is involved in a messy custody battle with his wife's ex-husband, Phillip Shoemaker and the focus of the investigation quickly shifts to the victim's family. Meanwhile, the case becomes personal for Cutter as it stirs up unpleasant memories from his own past. Written by NBC Publicity

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The date of the allocution hearing is listed as Monday, March 20th. Since they already established the previous week contained Monday March 15th, Wednesday March 17th and Friday March 19th, the allocution should have been Monday, March 22nd. See more »

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Too many headlines in this one
31 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This series loves to say its stories are "ripped from the headlines." That's usually fine if you rip one headline at a time. But this episode goes for everything but the kitchen sink. We start with the Climategate scandal (the e-mails exposing the global warming fraud), then we jump to the story of the father's whose child was taken to Brazil by his wife (they couldn't even be bothered to change the country) and then a little later comes the New York version of Balloon Boy. All of this might still be okay if the overall story was satisfying, but this one ends with a examination of a witness that is totally ludicrous. The man on the stand would have to be a complete imbecile to have made the statements he makes. At the end of the episode, Cutter comments it was "not a good day." Well, he got that right.


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