We have new episodes for both Law & Order and Law & Order SVU for the week of February 1, 2009. The episode information is below.
By the way, various sources are reporting that NBC has confirmed its episode commitment for the 2008-2009 season. These sources stated that Law & Order SVU is committed to 22 episodes with the season finale date of May 19. Law & Order is committed to 22 episodes with the season finale on May 20.
Law & Order SVU “Snatched”, Air date February 3, 2009
A YOUNG GIRL IS KIDNAPPED AND DETECTIVE ELLIOT STABLER (CHRISTOPHER MELONI) MUST WORK WITH EX-CONVICT, GENO PARNELL (GUEST STAR RON ELDARD), TO GET HER BACK.
When young girl Rosie Rinaldi (guest star Daisy Tahan) is kidnapped, the girl's mother, Liz Ranaldi (guest star Michelle Ray Smith) immediately points Detectives Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) in the direction of her ex-husband, Geno Parnell (guest star Ron Eldard), a recently paroled convict. When Parnell's alibi checks out, a fight erupts between Parker and Detectives Stabler and Odafin Tutola (Ice-T), which in turn unveils some knowledge on Parker's ex-wife. Parker admits Liz's father is Frank Hagar (guest star Dabney Coleman), a master thief with a lot of enemies. The detectives pay a visit to Hagar, but are surprised to find he has a severe case of Alzheimer's disease. With the help of Dr. George Huang (B.D. Wong), the detectives are able to put together a few clues to solve the case, but must pair up again with Parker in order to find Rosie. Also starring: Richard Belzer (Detective John Much), Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen), Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Michaela McManus (A.D.A Kim Greylek), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), and B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang).
My recap and review of “ Snatched “ can be found here.
Law & Order “Illegitimate” Air Date February 4, 2009
THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEATH OF A TROUBLED NYPD OFFICER LEADS TO A TRAIL OF MURDER OVER STOLEN MEMORABILIA
An NYPD officer troubled over mounting financial difficulties is killed by fellow police officers after taking hostages at gunpoint. As detectives Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Bernard (Anthony Anderson) look into the incident, they discover valuable stolen documents hidden in the officer's apartment, along with a dead body. The search leads the detectives to John "Jay" McIntyre (Guest Star Christopher McDonald) who is trying to establish that he is the illegitimate son of a famous President and is searching for the proof. With a robbery and two murders to solve, the detectives aren't sure if they are searching for a single killer or multiple killers as they try to unravel the facts of the cases. Also stars S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterson, Linus Roache and Alana de la Garza.
My recap and review of “ Illegitimate “ can be found here.
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