Law & Order: SVU Season 14 “Legitimate Rape” Review

Law & Order: SVU continued its tradition of ripping stories straight from the headlines and turning them into 60 minutes of entertainment (including commercials). This week, the show got an assist from Lauren Cohan who portrays Maggie on The Walking Dead. Cohan played an Erin Andrews-like sports reporter who sought SVU’s assistance after being attacked by her cameraman, Richard Purcell. Purcell was portrayed by David Marciano, who portrays Virgil on Homeland. Marciano also portrayed the lazy, manipulative Detective Steve Billings on The Shield. Forgive me if I refer to Avery and Richard as Maggie and Virgil in this interview. I’ve been waiting with bated breath for Sunday’s season finale of The Walking Dead, so Cohan’s guest appearance was a nice way to pass the time. The guest stars helped the detectives give the Law & Order: SVU spin on former U.S. House of Representative Todd Akin’s August 2012 comments regarding “legitimate rape.” READ MORE...

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