Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 15, Episode 6

October Surprise (23 Oct. 2013)

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SVU uncovers a sex scandal involving New York City's mayoral frontrunner, but is A.D.A.Barba too close to the case to prosecute objectively?

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SVU uncovers a sex scandal involving New York City's mayoral frontrunner, but is A.D.A.Barba too close to the case to prosecute objectively?

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This episode, "October Surprise" is littered with Broadway vets. In addition to regular Raul Esparza, they have Annaleigh Ashford, Karen Olivo, James Riordan and Leslie Odom, Jr. See more »

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When the detectives question the political campaigner about the suspect who fled to Tel Aviv, the Hebrew text on the John F. Kennedy poster on the wall ("Kennedy for President" in Hebrew) is written from the left to right. But the Hebrew language must be written from right to left. See more »

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Detective Olivia Benson: You okay?
A.D.A. Rafael Barba: It's politics. No danger of a traffic jam on the high road.
Detective Olivia Benson: Still, he was your friend.
A.D.A. Rafael Barba: So was Yelina. She thinks this was personal, not professional.
Detective Olivia Benson: You had a job to do. You did it. That's all this was.
A.D.A. Rafael Barba: Was it?
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Common Sense cries for discretion
17 October 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

This SVU story was obviously inspired by the saga of Anthony Weiner who resigned from Congress and then tried a political comeback and ran for Mayor of New York. This was no comeback for State Senator Vincent Laresca though. He's got a raging libido that when common sense cries for discretion this man just can't control his hormones.

His past of buying off women he's accosted in person or on line has finally caught up to him. The problem is that his childhood buddy ADA Raul Esparza is caught in the middle. Also caught in the middle is another neighborhood guy Kirk Acevedo.

This one is Esparza's episode and let's just say he sees his duty and does it.


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