The SVU team is put on the case of a woman who has been in a coma for 14 months and is found to be 7 weeks pregnant. After going though many suspects, they focus on the patient's doctor. They discover that he is impregnating comatose female patients with a rich donor's sperm in order to get embryonic stem cells that are biologically compatible. The problem for the ADA is that laws are not on her side in prosecuting such crimes.
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This episode reunites Mariska Hargitay and Lisa Pelikan. They haven't worked together since the cult horror film Ghoulies (1985). See more
While discussing the baby's paternity it is mentioned that the baby's blood type is Type AB and the mother's blood type is Type A. Wong concludes that the father's blood type must be Type B. This isn't necessarily true as the father's blood type could be either Type B or Type AB. See more
I don't get it. Why would Davis Langley want custody of that baby? Guilt?
Survival. If he's granted custody, along with the baby comes the umbilical cord.
Detective Elliot Stabler
I've cut four of them, it's not exactly something you save for the scrapbook.
Cord blood is chock full of stem cells.
Half of which will be his perfect genetic match.