With young Calvin in her care, Detective Benson continues the search for his drug-addict mother, Vivian, but Detective Stabler notices a strong bond forming between Benson and the boy. When Vivian's name comes up during a rape investigation, Captain Cragen assigns Detectives Fin and Munch to the case instead. However, it will take more than Cragen's orders to keep Benson away.
Did You Know?
This episode is partially based on the 2010 Duke University faux sex thesis controversy, which was a 42-page Power Point document written by Karen Owen, a 24-year-old senior. In this document was privately written & distributed to just a few friends. During homecoming weekend, one of the friends forwarded it, this causing it to go viral. The bulk of the controversy surrounded whether she invaded her partners' rights to privacy, and whether the subjects of Owen's faux thesis had a right to sue. See more
The syringe Tinta used to inject an air bubble into his jugular vein wasn't nearly big enough to cause a fatal air embolism. Fatal air embolisms are very rare when dealing intravenous access and are virtually impossible with standard sized syringes, Tinta appeared to have a standard 10 mL syringe. It would take at least 100 mL of air injected very quickly to cause a fatal embolism. See more
[to Olivia after speaking with the paramedics, Tinta and O'Doole
Now, am I crazy or did our brethren just lie straight to our faces?