History Recap / LawAndOrderS17E22TheFamilyHour

1st Sep '16 3:11:26 PM Erin582
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* BigScrewedUpFamily: And how. Both parents have been abusing the children for decades, the daughter then abuses her younger brother, he develops a drug problem (yet still manages to be the most ''normal'' of the members), the father gets his daughter drunk as a preteen and lets his buddies take turns groping her, she ends up marrying an abuser...



* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Both Nina Cassidy and Arthur Branch dissapear after this episode. Branch is revealed to have retired at the start of the next season - Cassidy's departure is given [[BrotherChuck no explanation at all]].

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Both Nina Cassidy DeadpanSnarker: Rodgers, of course, as she is performing Nicole's autopsy:
-->"The spoon was inserted only once, not in
and Arthur Branch dissapear after this episode. Branch is revealed out like in sexually-based homicides. ({{Beat}}) Which reminds me, [[SeenItAll I need to have retired at the start of the next season - Cassidy's departure is given [[BrotherChuck no explanation at all]].bake a cake for my nephew's birthday party.]]"
* HairTriggerTemper: Sen. Bailey, as Cassady soon found out.


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* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections / [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney Money]] / [[ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem I Make Them]]: Senator Bailey has been abusing his family for ''years'' and only twenty-plus years later is he finally punished for his crimes.
* UngratefulBastard: After Bailey is convicted, he starts yelling at Judge Dilwynn, a friend of his who he pulled some strings to get to reside over the case, calling him a hack and threatening to have his thrown off the bench.
* UpperClassTwit: In the beginning of the episode, Nicole threatens a waitress at the society party to get her a better seat where the paparazzi will be able to photograph her.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Both Nina Cassidy and Arthur Branch dissapear after this episode. Branch is revealed to have retired at the start of the next season - Cassidy's departure is given [[BrotherChuck no explanation at all]].[[note]]Although it's implied that she's fired for all of the renegade crap she's been pulling all year.[[/note]]
19th Aug '13 9:08:07 PM nombretomado
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** Also has a bizarre meta-example - Elizabeth Rodgers' mistake is based on a case where a person was accused of stealing their alibi from a '''LawAndOrder''' episode, which was then revealed to not actually exist.

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** Also has a bizarre meta-example - Elizabeth Rodgers' mistake is based on a case where a person was accused of stealing their alibi from a '''LawAndOrder''' ''Series/LawAndOrder'' episode, which was then revealed to not actually exist.
6th Mar '12 8:25:03 AM SeptimusHeap
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A senator's ex-wife is found bludgeoned with a fire poker and a wooden spoon in her... [[IfYouKnowWhatIMean You know where]]. Detectives Green and Cassidy discover that she abused both her kids. With a [[{{Irony}} wooden spoon]], usually. The evidence points to the daughter. They go to question the daughter, when they find that her father, the aforementioned senator, has stabbed her to death. The father then pokes at himself with the knife so he can claim self-defense, but only Cassidy sees this.

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A senator's ex-wife is found bludgeoned with a fire poker and a wooden spoon in her... [[IfYouKnowWhatIMean [[DoubleEntendre You know where]]. Detectives Green and Cassidy discover that she abused both her kids. With a [[{{Irony}} wooden spoon]], usually. The evidence points to the daughter. They go to question the daughter, when they find that her father, the aforementioned senator, has stabbed her to death. The father then pokes at himself with the knife so he can claim self-defense, but only Cassidy sees this.
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