LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES Season 1 Episodes 9 & 10 “Zuma Canyon / Silver Lake” – It’s been a long time coming for new episodes of LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES, and NBC has been promoting the heck out of the return of the show. So much in fact that it almost seemed like a new seriespremiere. Nope, instead what we got were two new episodes – “Zuma Canyon” and “Silver Lake”.
In the initial episode “Zuma Canyon” fans were prepared to loose a member of the team, and speculation on the internet was that Detective Winters was going to meet his demise. Well, it’s true. Rex Winters is no more (which was not overly surprising).
In “Zuma Canyon” we open on a quinceanera being crashed by men in masks and automatic weapons. The men end up killing eleven people total, three of them children (there is nothing that’ll make you more somber than seeing, even in a TV show, a child laying dead in a crime scene). This prompts the writers to make Winters a character that we’re going to miss – he returns home and checks on his kids.. whom we’ve seen once in the rest of the series. Read More...