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.

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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.

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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.

L&O: A woman gets chased off a bridge & Rey's wife leaves (w/Brady Carlson)

L&O: A woman gets chased off a bridge & Rey's wife leaves (w/Brady Carlson)

L&O S7 E11 "Menace"

On this installment, author and Law & Order savant Brady Carlson joins Kevin and Rebecca as they dig into the classic Mothership episode, season 7 episode 11, "Menace." A woman jumps from a crowded bridge. Did she kill herself or was she chased to her death?

This episode is inspired by the real-life case of Delitha Ward.

SVU: Scott Bakula names his penis King Sebastian (w/Sarah D. Bunting)

SVU: Scott Bakula names his penis King Sebastian (w/Sarah D. Bunting)

Kevin and Rebecca are joined by podcaster and Television Without Pity founder Sarah D. Bunting as they take on SVU season 14 episode 7, "Vanity's Bonfire." In this episode, the kidnapping of a baby leads the squad into the mystery of who the father is...could he be the politically powerful man hoping to avoid a scandal?

This episode is inspired by the sex scandal of presidential candidate John Edwards.

L&O: The mob kills everyone and Jon Cryer’s father is the judge (w/Jon Cryer)

L&O: The mob kills everyone and Jon Cryer’s father is the judge (w/Jon Cryer)

Jon Cryer: L&O S1 E15-16 "The Torrents of Greed 1 & 2"

In this episode, we're joined by Jon Cryer, star of "Two and a Half Men," "Pretty in Pink," and the "Undisclosed Addendum" podcast. We'll discuss Law & Order season 1, episodes 15 & 16, "The Torrents of Greed" parts 1 & 2. Greevey and Logan bust an illegal cigarette ring, but Stone can't nail the mob boss behind it.  We'll also hear Jon Cryer's personal connection to the episode.

This episode is inspired by the life of NYC mafia don John Gotti.

L&O: The murder victim is a horse (w/Tara Ariano)

L&O: The murder victim is a horse (w/Tara Ariano)

Tara Ariano: L&O S6E11 "Corpus Delicti"

In the premier episode of "...These are Their Stories," host Kevin Flynn is joined by true crime author Rebecca Lavoie and special guest, from the "Extra Hot Great" podcast and Previously.tv, Tara Ariano.

Each podcast, the panel will breakdown an episode from either SVU, Criminal Intent, or the Mothership. In this installment they look at L&O season 6, episode 11 "Corpus Delicti" - the detectives investigate the death of an expensive show horse and uncover a larger criminal scheme. In the "Ripped from the Headlines" segment, we'll learn more about the real crime that inspired this episode.

This Law & Order episode was inspired by the real-life disappearance of Helen Brach.

Trailer - These Are Their Stories: The Law & Order Podcast

Trailer - These Are Their Stories: The Law & Order Podcast

You might know Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie from their hit podcast Crime Writers On...

But you may not fully understand the depth of Rebecca's obsession with the Law & Order franchise. So, Kevin decided to make a podcast about it. Listen to the trailer and then subscribe, because the first full-length episode of These Are Their Stories: The Law & Order Podcast is coming your way on September 14.

Subscribe now on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Listen to the trailer: