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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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CI: The guy from Stranger Things sends his family to heaven (w/Paul Bae)

CI: The guy from Stranger Things sends his family to heaven (w/Paul Bae)

Comedian, author, and creative force behind "The Black Tapes" and "Tanis" Paul Bae joins the panel to discuss a Criminal Intent episode as creepy and disturbing as his podcasts. In season 8, episode 9 "Family Values," a religious man believes he can save his family's souls by sending them to heaven. Can Goren and Eames saves his daughter it's too late? 

This episode of Criminal Intent is inspired by the real-life case of John List.

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L&O: A creepy celebrity watches kids from an ice cream truck (w/Erin Fox)

L&O: A creepy celebrity watches kids from an ice cream truck (w/Erin Fox)

Erin Fox: L&O S13 E24 "Smoke"

TVGuide.com reporter Erin Fox joins the panel to talk about original recipe season 13 episode 24 "Smoke." A baby falls to his death after being dangled from a window by his celebrity father. But the investigations uncover other allegations of misconduct.

This episode is based on the many scandals surrounding Michael Jackson.

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CI: A woman poisons people to open a kid’s clothing store (w/Lani Diane Rich)

CI: A woman poisons people to open a kid’s clothing store (w/Lani Diane Rich)

Lani Diane Rich: CI S1 E7 "Poison"

Lani Diane Rich, writer and host of the StoryWonk network of podcasts (Dusted, We Used to Be Friends, The Light Bulb) chimes in on Criminal Intent season 1 episode 7 "Poison." Goren and Eames hunt someone putting cyanide in headache medicine. Is she trying to kill lots of people...or just one in particular? 

This episode is inspired by the real-life case of Stella Nickel.

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L&O: Van Buren shoots a teenager in front of her kids (w/Sarah Hohman)

L&O: Van Buren shoots a teenager in front of her kids (w/Sarah Hohman)

Sarah Hohman: L&O S5 E6 "Competence"

Writer and comedienne Sarah Hohman joins the panel to break down original recipe season 5, ep 6 "Competence." In an episode that feels familiar today, Van Buren kills an unarmed kid during an apparent robbery. Race, gender, loyalty, and politics all complicate the investigation.

This episode is based in part on the real life story of Eleanor Bumpers.

SVU: The sex offender didn’t actually kill that kid (w/Vaya Pashos)

SVU: The sex offender didn’t actually kill that kid (w/Vaya Pashos)

Vaya Pashos: SVU S1 E7 "Uncivilized"

Kevin & Rebecca welcome Aussi podcaster Vaya Pashos ("The Neighbuzz podcast") to talk about old school SVU, season  1 episode 7, "Uncivilized." Benson and Stabler look into the murder of an 8-year-old boy. How far are they willing to go to pin it on the neighborhood sex offender?

This episode of SVU takes some inspiration from the infamous Leopold & Loeb case.

SVU: Tim Daly is a preacher who hates gay people (w/Mike Doughty)

SVU: Tim Daly is a preacher who hates gay people (w/Mike Doughty)

SVU S8 E17 "Sin"

Singer/songwriter and L&O addict Mike Doughty joins Kevin & Rebecca to discuss SVU season 8, episode 17, "Sin." It looks like a male prostitute is murdered in a ritualized killing, but the trail leads Stabler & Benson to a charismatic preacher who may be hiding a secret. 

This episode is inspired by the sex scandal of preacher Ted Haggard.

Listen to the episode:

Check out the video for Mike's new single, "I Can't Believe I Found You in That Town" - it's the song you heard at the end of the episode:

Special thanks to Alpha Loft in Portsmouth, N.H., who lent us the space to tape this episode.