CI: Goren faces off again with Nicole Wallace (w/Dan Wilbur)

CI: Goren faces off again with Nicole Wallace (w/Dan Wilbur)

CI: S5 E1 "Grow"

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Goren again matches wits with super criminal Nicole Wallace. Is she trying to hasten the death of a little girl to inherit her $5m lawsuit settlement...or is she protecting the child from her own father who wants the money too? And the new guy in the squad with nothing to do is Mike Logan. We're looking at Criminal Intent season 5 episode 1 "Grow." Our guest is author and comedian Dan Wilbur.

This podcast is scheduled to drop on Wednesday Sept 13. The episode's villain is derivative of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Professor Moriarty, who is based on the real-life criminal mastermind Adam Worth. 

This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to www.blueapron.com/order.

L&O: The militia guy says the fringe on the flag makes him a POW (w/James Weirick)

L&O: The militia guy says the fringe on the flag makes him a POW (w/James Weirick)

L&O S8 E5 "Nullification"

It's an armored car heist! No! It's actually a militia hoping to overthrow the government! And as long as there are fringes on that American flag, the defendants consider themselves prisoners of war. We're looking at a classic L&O season 8 episode 5 "Nullification." Our guest is retired Lt Col James Weirick of the Military Justice podcast.

The original episode is inspired by the real life cases of anti-government militia activity of the 1990s.

This podcast is sponsored by Blue Apron. Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to www.blueapron.com/order.

SVU: The teen makes his own kiddie porn site (w/Molly McKean)

SVU: The teen makes his own kiddie porn site (w/Molly McKean)

SVU: S7 E21 "Web"

We ask, "WTF does THIS mean?"

We ask, "WTF does THIS mean?"

We still aren't sure what to say about this SVU episode that starts with a puppet show, ends with a kidnapping, and makes some really messed up twists in Teddy's Treehouse along the way. We're looking at SVU season 7 episode 21 "Web." Our guest is Molly McKean from the upcoming podcast HGTV & Me (also from Partners In Crime Media).

The TV episode was inspired the real life child pornography case of Justin Berry.

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L&O/SVU/CI: These are "These Are Their Stories"

L&O/SVU/CI: These are "These Are Their Stories"

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What started off as a honey-do project has blossomed into a fun podcast with lots of great fans. We're even nominated for Best TV podcast at this month's Podcast Movement convention. (We're going to lose. We're gonna lose hard. We're going to lose like the Washington Generals always lose to the Harlem Globetrotters.)

We're celebrating the end of season one (and the upcoming start of season two) with a look back at some of the best moments from the first year of These Are Their Stories. We'll relive some good episode discussion, favorite detective teams, Hey-it's-that-guys, and the best ripped from the headlines.

L&O: The bikini girl, the news anchors, and the Ponzi scheme (w/Amber Hunt)

L&O: The bikini girl, the news anchors, and the Ponzi scheme (w/Amber Hunt)

L&O S19 E17 "Anchors Away"

A bikini posing TV reporter gets murdered and all the anchors want to do is stab each other in the back. But could the lightweight journalist have been close to exposing a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme when she was killed? This time we look at original recipe season 19 episode 17 "Anchors Away." Our guest is host of the Accused podcast Amber Hunt.

This episode was inspired by the Bernie Madoff case and the scandals of TV anchors Larry Mendte and Alycia Lane.

  SVU: Grifters fake a rape to extort a Trump-like billionaire (w/June Thomas)

SVU: Grifters fake a rape to extort a Trump-like billionaire (w/June Thomas)

SVU S2 E8 Taken

Boy, it can really ruin the grand opening of a 5-star hotel when a guest is assaulted...even if it's only part of a convoluted scam to extort $10 million from the owner. This time we look at SVU season 2 episode 8 "Taken." Our guest is writer and co-host of Slate's DoubleX Gabfest podcast June Thomas.

This episode was inspired by the fake rape extortion case at Walt Disney World.

Our sponsor is Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free with free shipping at www.blueapron.com/order.

SVU: Come back with my frozen embryos! (w/Carvell Wallace)

SVU: Come back with my frozen embryos! (w/Carvell Wallace)

SVU S9 E14 "Inconceivable"

This case has everything! Someone stealing frozen embryos! A mother harvesting her disabled daughter's eggs! Olivia baby angst! A courthouse steps shooting! Dwarfs! Luis from "Sesame Street"! We'll try to figure out what happened in SVU season 9 episode 14 "Inconceivable." Our guest is writer and co-host of Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting podcast Carvell Williams.

Part of the story references the controversial case of little girl "Ashley X" and the medical treatment used to address her severe disabilities. 

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We're also brought to you by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free with free shipping at www.blueapron.com/order.

SVU: John Stamos has 20 kids and gets blown up with a knife (w/Gillian Pensavalle)

SVU: John Stamos has 20 kids and gets blown up with a knife (w/Gillian Pensavalle)

Remember when John Stamos was the guest star on SVU? And he fathered 20 kids by 20 different women (which isn't actually a crime)? And he got killed by a special knife that made his chest blow up? Yeah...it's kind of hard to forget. We're going to figure out what happened in SVU season 12 episode 22 "Bang." Our guest is Gillian Pensavalle from the True Crime Obsessed podcast.

This episode is based loosely on a clinical study into "reproductive coercion," and also the story of British bloke Keith Macdonald who had ten baby mommas.

Our sponsor is ThirdLove bras. ThirdLove stands behind their products so much that they’re willing to let our listeners try a bra from their 24/7 collection FREE! Just pay $2.99 for shipping. Go to thirdlove.com/lawandorder.

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L&O: The stalker strangled the soap star (w/ Brady Carlson)

L&O: The stalker strangled the soap star (w/ Brady Carlson)

L&O S2 E12 "Star Struck"

How do you track down a deranged fan who'd choke their favorite soap star in Central Park? Interview a studio grip, a female impersonator, and Allison Janney. And stop to get some fettuccine before you make an arrest. Logan and Cerreta chase a stalker in L&O season 2 episode 12 "Star Struck." Our guest is repeat offender Brady Carlson of Wisconsin Public Radio. 

This L&O episode is based on several high-profile cases, including the Rebecca Schaeffer murder.

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CI: Goren suspects everyone in the family bludgeoned Dad (w/Sarah D. Bunting)

CI: Goren suspects everyone in the family bludgeoned Dad (w/Sarah D. Bunting)

CI: S3 E9 "Happy Family"

When a wealthy financier is bludgeoned to death in his home, whom does Goren suspect? The soon-to-be-ex? The new boyfriend? The nanny? The brother-in-law? The children? The answer: everyone. 

We're diving into L&O:Criminal Intent S3 E9 "Happy Family," a rare episode where the killer isn't revealed until the last minute. Our guest this episode is repeat offender and Chester Lake advocate Sarah D. Bunting: blogger, TV critic, and host of The Blotter podcast.

This Criminal Intent episode is based on the Ted & Generosa Ammon case. 

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We're also brought to you by Casper mattress. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/lawandorder and using offer code LAWANDORDER.

Support also comes from Protect America home security. Go to protectamerica.com/lawandorder to get $5 off your monthly monitoring.

SVU: The rape joke comic was a rape joke rapist (w/Pat Dixon)

SVU: The rape joke comic was a rape joke rapist (w/Pat Dixon)

SVU S15 E15 "Comic Perversion"

He's a stand up comic who likes to tell female hecklers it would be funny if they got raped. Then when one of them walks home...well, it's SVU so you can guess the rest. Kevin & Rebecca dive into SVU S15 E15 "Comic Perversion" with Pat Dixon, comedian and host of the podcast "NYC Crime Report."

This episode is based on two scandals, one involving Daniel Tosh and the other with Derek Jeter.

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L&O: The singer caused the mob restaurant shooting (w/Chris Greene)

L&O: The singer caused the mob restaurant shooting (w/Chris Greene)

L&O S14 E20 "Everybody Loves Raimondo's"

Nothing like eating an expensive meal in an Italian restaurant when one mobster shoots another because he's heckling the singer. But that's just the start of the trouble in this mafia-and-meatballs-themed episode L&O S14 E20 "Everybody Loves Raimondo's." Green & Briscoe (in one of Jerry Orbach's last episodes) think a movie producer was the victim of a conveniently-timed hit at an exclusive restaurant frequented by celebrities, judges, and mobsters alike.

Our guest this episode is Chris Greene of RTÉ Two radio in Ireland and co-host of "Craic Addicts." He brings a certain amount of "Paddywackery" to the show.

This episode is inspired by the real life shooting in Rao's restaurant by Louie Lump Lump Barone.

Our sponsor is ThirdLove bras. ThirdLove stands behind their products so much that they’re willing to let our listeners try a bra from their 24/7 collection FREE! Just pay $2.99 for shipping. Go to thirdlove.com/lawandorder.

L&O: The Holocaust survivor who married a Nazi (w/Adam Ragusea)

L&O: The Holocaust survivor who married a Nazi (w/Adam Ragusea)

L&O S3 E13 "Night and Fog"

Kevin and Rebecca go back to the Stone Age to watch Law & Order Original Recipe Season 3, Episode 13. In "Night and Fog," Briscoe and Logan learn a pair of Holocaust survivors quarreled about a Nazi collaborator who came from the husband's village, and Stone and Robinette believe the woman was murdered because she'd learned his war-time secret. 

Our guest is the very savvy Adam Ragusea, host of Current's The Pub podcast. He's also turned his savage wit and musical wisdom into a mostly-critical, but often-hilarious look at Billy Joel's career in "We Didn't Start the Podcast." 

This episode of Law & Order takes its cue from the real life case of accused concentration camp prison guard John "Ivan the Terrible" Demjanjuk.

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SVU: The prep school rapist & the "Cherry Pickers Club" (w/Ameilia McDonell-Parry)

SVU: The prep school rapist & the "Cherry Pickers Club" (w/Ameilia McDonell-Parry)

SVU S17 E12 A Misunderstanding

This episode, Kevin & Rebecca are joined by Undisclosed: The Killing of Freddie Gray journalist Amelia McDonell-Parry as they look at SVU season 17 episode 12 "A Misunderstanding." What really happened between those two teens in the prep school darkroom? The girl's texts are hurting the case, but then the squad learns the boy is part of a virgin-collecting contest in the secret "Cherry Picker's Club."

The ripped from the headlines case this episode is based on is the rape trial of St. Paul's prep school graduate Owen Labrie.

This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals and free shipping at www.blueapron.com/order.

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L&O: The one that's TOTALLY not based on Martha Stewart (w/Jimmy Pardo)

L&O: The one that's TOTALLY not based on Martha Stewart (w/Jimmy Pardo)

Law & Order S13 E15 Bitch

Kevin & Rebecca welcome comedian Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny podcast) for look at Law & Order season 13, episode 15 "Bitch." Brisco & Green tie a stockbroker's murder to a multi-millionaire business woman who's committed some insider trading.

Despite the title, this L&O episode actually is based on the Martha Stewart case.

SVU: The twin girl learns she's really a boy (w/Jack O'Brien)

SVU: The twin girl learns she's really a boy (w/Jack O'Brien)

SVU S6 E12 "Identity"

Kevin and Rebecca welcome Jack O'Brien (Cracked podcast, Cracked magazine) to talk about SVU season 6 episode 12 "Identity." Benson & Stabler's search for the victim of a botched rape leads them to a set of twins...and the sister has more in common with her brother than she realizes.  

This SVU episode is based on the real-life case of David Reimer.

The episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals free by going to www.blueapron.com/order.

We're also brought to you by Casper Mattress. Get $50 off by going to www.caspser.com/lawandorder and using code LAWANDORDER at check out.

SVU: Bob Saget puts a microchip in his wife then gives her his liver (w/Taylor Quimby)

SVU: Bob Saget puts a microchip in his wife then gives her his liver (w/Taylor Quimby)

SVU S8 E9 "Choreographed"

Kevin & Rebecca are joined by Outside/In podcast producer Taylor Quimby - better known to our fans as Uncanny Valleys, the composer of our catchy theme song. The panel discusses a crazy SVU installment from season 8 episode 9, "Choreographed." Rabid dogs, mute witnesses, philandering husbands, secretly implanted microchips, a liver transplant...and Stabler & Benson are reunited after his fling with temporary partner, Dani.

Though not based on a crime, this SVU episode is inspired by the true story of microchip enthusiast Amal Graafstra.

This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals for free (with free shipping) by going to blueapron.com/order.

SVU: Harry Connick Jr macks on Olivia and busts gang-raping military contractors (w/Patrick Hinds)

SVU: Harry Connick Jr macks on Olivia and busts gang-raping military contractors (w/Patrick Hinds)

SVU S13 E12 "Official Story"

Patrick Hinds (Theater People podcast, Broadway Backstory podcast) joins Kevin & Rebecca to dish on SVU S13 E12 "Official Story." Harry Connick Jr. makes a guest stint as a DA who goes after some military contractors who drugged and gang-raped a co-worker in Afghanistan - and then goes after Olivia who's swooning over him.

This SVU episode is inspired by the real-life story of Jamie Lee Jones.

This episode is sponsored by ThirdLove. Try a bra for 30 days for free (just $2.99 for shipping) by going to thirdlove.com/lawandorder.

And welcoming new sponsor Blue Apron. Get your first three meals for free (with free shipping) by going to blueapron.com/order.

 

L&O: Van Buren sends an innocent man to prison (w/Dr Marcia Chatelain)

L&O: Van Buren sends an innocent man to prison (w/Dr Marcia Chatelain)

L&O S12 E7 "Myth of Fingerprints"

Kevin & Rebecca talk with scholar and social justice advocate Dr. Marcia Chatelain (Office Hours podcast). In original recipe season 12 episode 7, "Myth of Fingerprints," a homicide lead Briscoe & Green to revisit the case that helped Van Buren make lieutenant - only to find the fingerprint evidence that put two men away was fudged.

This episode of Law & Order was inspired by the evidence tampering scandal of Joyce Gilchrist.

Sponsors of this episode include PrepDish. 

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L&O: Rubirosa accuses Cutter of pimping her out (w/The Bitter Script Reader)

L&O: Rubirosa accuses Cutter of pimping her out (w/The Bitter Script Reader)

Bitter Script Reader: L&O S18 E10 Tango

Kevin & Rebecca are joined by the anonymous Hollywood blogger known as the Bitter Script Reader. They look at Law & Order season 18 episode 10 "Tango." A missing teenage girl is spotted in the company of a pimp and hooker before turning up dead. Will Cutter use Rubirosa's sex appeal to win the case?

This episode is inspired by the real-life murder of Jennifer Moore.

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