Law and Order: SVU Season 14 Review “Friending Emily” – Sister, Sister

Last week, I praised Law and Order: SVU for its clever allusion to Danny Pino’s previous job on Cold Case. But with this week’s episode, "Friending Emily," I feel I need to remind the writers that clever jokes are one thing…borrowing entire storylines are another.

No, I’m not talking about the case which I’ll get to in a minute. Amanda’s sister, Kim (Lindsay Pulsipher), showed up at the station, desperate for Amanda to help her get away from her abusive boyfriend. Clearly this has happened before, but Amanda took her in and tried to help her. Of course Kim turned right around and started doing drugs and having sex in her sister’s apartment, all the while accusing her of stealing Kim’s idea to be a cop. Cause she would have made a great one, right? Read More...


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