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A woman (Creator/CynthiaNixon) with multiple personalities may have abused and killed her daughter and the detectives are trying to prove it despite said personalities making the investigation more challenging than usual.

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A woman (Creator/CynthiaNixon) with multiple personalities may have abused and killed her daughter and the detectives are trying to prove it despite daughter. The real issue, though, is whether said personalities making the investigation more challenging than usual.
are genuine or if it's all just an act to avoid prison.


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[This description was copied in violation of our Administrivia/{{Plagiarism}} policy. Please replace it A woman (Creator/CynthiaNixon) with original writing.]multiple personalities may have abused and killed her daughter and the detectives are trying to prove it despite said personalities making the investigation more challenging than usual.


A woman (Creator/CynthiaNixon) who switches between five different personalities is suspected of harming her daughter. The investigation is met with initial resistance from her psychiatrist (Creator/BronsonPinchot). When the woman's sister (Creator/LauraAllen) is released from jail, their parents are found murdered the next day and the two of them become the prime suspects.

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A woman (Creator/CynthiaNixon) who switches between five different personalities is suspected [This description was copied in violation of harming her daughter. The investigation is met our Administrivia/{{Plagiarism}} policy. Please replace it with initial resistance from her psychiatrist (Creator/BronsonPinchot). When the woman's sister (Creator/LauraAllen) is released from jail, their parents are found murdered the next day and the two of them become the prime suspects.
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* BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler: The multiple personality act on Janis's part turns out to be just that.]]



* PatchedTogetherFromTheHeadlines: The episode begins as a GenderFlip of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Milligan the Billy Milligan rapes]] before it's revealed that [[spoiler:it's also ripped from the headlines of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyle_and_Erik_Menendez the Menendez brother murders]], in which two brothers killed their allegedly violent and sexually abusive parents.]]

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* PatchedTogetherFromTheHeadlines: The episode begins as a GenderFlip of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Milligan the Billy Milligan rapes]] before it's revealed that [[spoiler:it's also ripped from the headlines of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyle_and_Erik_Menendez the Menendez brother murders]], in which two brothers killed their allegedly violent and sexually abusive parents.]]
* PyrrhicVictory: [[spoiler:Janis manages to obtain a "not guilty" verdict and is committed to a mental institution thanks to faking her multiple personalities, but the detectives arrest Cass as a co-conspirator, to their mutual shock.
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* FamilyThemeNaming: Janis and her sister Cass are named after Janis Joplin and "Mama Cass" Elliot, both female inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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* FamilyThemeNaming: Janis and her sister Cass are named after Janis Joplin and "Mama Cass" Elliot, both female inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Fame.
* PatchedTogetherFromTheHeadlines: The episode begins as a GenderFlip of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Milligan the Billy Milligan rapes]] before it's revealed that [[spoiler:it's also ripped from the headlines of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyle_and_Erik_Menendez the Menendez brother murders]], in which two brothers killed their allegedly violent and sexually abusive parents.]]


Benson and Stabler investigate the case of a woman (Creator/CynthiaNixon) with multiple personalities who may have abused and killed her daughter; the detectives must adjust to sweeping changes in the SVU.

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Benson and Stabler investigate the case of a A woman (Creator/CynthiaNixon) with multiple who switches between five different personalities who may have abused is suspected of harming her daughter. The investigation is met with initial resistance from her psychiatrist (Creator/BronsonPinchot). When the woman's sister (Creator/LauraAllen) is released from jail, their parents are found murdered the next day and killed the two of them become the prime suspects.

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* FamilyThemeNaming: Janis and
her daughter; sister Cass are named after Janis Joplin and "Mama Cass" Elliot, both female inductees of the detectives must adjust to sweeping changes in the SVU.Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Written By Creator/NealBaer and Creator/DawnDeNoon

Directed By Creator/DavidPlatt

Benson and Stabler investigate the case of a woman (Creator/CynthiaNixon) with multiple personalities who may have abused and killed her daughter; the detectives must adjust to sweeping changes in the SVU.

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