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...These Are Their Stories: The Law & Order Podcast

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True crime writers and pop culture podcasters Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie invite special guests to talk about ripped-from-the-headlines episodes of Law & Order, SVU, and Criminal Intent. Tweet to us @lawandorderpod or find us on Facebook at facebo...Show More
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44:09 | Jul 17th

A dad who wants out of his marriage injects his son with a deadly bacteria. But when the bio-supplier won't turn over their records, McCoy charges the corporation as an accomplice to murder. We're talking about Law & Order season 9 episode 4 Flight....Show More

47:24 | Jun 7th, 2017

Remember when John Stamos was the guest star on SVU? And he fathered 20 kids by 20 different women (which isn't actually a crime)? And he got killed by a special knife that made his chest blow up? Yeah...it's kind of hard to forget. We're going to fi...Show More
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47:25 | Aug 28th

How else do you deal with a daughter who is hell on wheels? You perform an exorcism, of course. Carmichael wants to convict the former nun who hears the voice of Saint Michael...but McCoy isn't so sure it's an act. We're talking about Law & Order se...Show More

47:48 | Aug 14th

The squad hunts down a chat room predator and convinces him to throw a party for all the pedophiles he knows so they can arrest them as well. Meantime, Elliot is losing his mind because HIS CHILDREN HAVE A COMPUTER TOO! Plug in your dial-up modems. ...Show More

48:14 | Jul 31st

It's our season three finale! To mark the end of the season of These Are Their Stories, we're going to revisit some of our favorite moments from this year's podcasts. We'll hear from those who've had brushes with stardom, get advice on what to do at...Show More

46:24 | Jul 3rd

The squad works around the clock to find a girl snatched by a kidnapper who kills his victims on the third day. And the long hours are making everybody tired and cranky (no, you may not use Fin’s eyedrops). We’re looking at SVU season 2 episode 15 “C...Show More

47:41 | Jun 19th

Kelly can’t remember being raped. Fortunately Eric videotapes himself assaulting all his victims. His defense: he’s addicted to porn and the cross-examination boner proves it. (Plus there's dolphin porn!) We’re talking about SVU season 10 episode 10...Show More

48:04 | Jun 5th

Benson and newbie Rollins investigate a suave Italian diplomat who raped a chambermaid, but their victim has serious credibility issues. Then Olivia learns her BFF Stabler is quitting the force. We’re turning the page on SVU in season 13 episode 1 “S...Show More

45:09 | May 22nd

They didn't pick his pocket. This guy wound up in Central Park with his kidney stolen. Logan and Greavey find their man, but Stone and Robinette want the billionaire who paid the doctor to do it. We're going old school Law & Order with season 1 episo...Show More

48:05 | May 8th

How did rich Mrs. Moore wind up in an insulin-induced coma? A sex game called “necrophilia without tears.” McCoy and Carmichael find out the insulin was spiked with a drug that has left her “frozen.” Is the doctor who wants her money to blame? We’re ...Show More

47:54 | Apr 24th

After a washed-up teen star accuses Amaro of coming on to her, the squad discovers a powerful Hollywood producer has been abusing underage actresses for years. We’re talking about SVU season 16 episode 3 “Producer’s Backend.” Our guest is Matt Reuter...Show More

45:45 | Apr 10th

A woman's recovered memory of her father's abuse rips her family apart and leads to a frame-up. But when the father is murdered, Benson and Stabler learn the memory was false all along.   We're talking about SVU S3 E1 Repression with Kimberly from t...Show More

44:04 | Mar 27th

The SVU squad debunks rumors of a child sex ring run out of a Chinese restaurant only to find evidence of a real one.

45:28 | Mar 13th

Mom and son killed, daughter shot, Olivet says dad could be a "family annihilator." But when she changes her diagnosis, it looks like before-she-was-famous Ellen Pompeo orchestrated the whole thing...all so she could spend more time with her boyfrien...Show More

49:59 | Feb 27th

In SVU's 200th episode, Robin Williams scams a burger manager to strip search an employee, defends himself at trial, appears on Morning Joe with a sheep named Elliot, organizes a Grand Central Station flash mob, kidnaps Benson and threatens Stabler t...Show More

52:20 | Feb 13th

We're declaring a national emergency. Halfway through season 20, we hear from listeners and past guests about what's working and what isn't on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Then we'll ask the question: should SVU be renewed for a 21st season? ...Show More

44:25 | Jan 30th

How do you find a vanished woman whose online avatar is teen stripper Vixy Platinum? Go INTO the game and locate the kidnapper's virtual cabin by making the sun come out at night. Also there's a sleepwalking rapist and a girl who's been missing for 2...Show More

45:39 | Jan 16th

A co-ed is found dead in her dorm. The computer geek with the rape-and-murder fantasies and a pair of the victim's panties seems like a good suspect, but Briscoe and Curtis home in on her paranoid roommate. Instead of homicide, McCoy and Kincaid char...Show More

43:02 | Jan 2nd

The Hudson University president is murdered, but who convinced the grad student to do the deed? The answer is Goren’s new nemesis: Nicole Wallace! We’re talking about Criminal Intent season 2 episode 3 “Anti-Thesis.” We’re joined by returning guest,...Show More

45:59 | Dec 19th, 2018

Hard-drinking, hard-loving ADA Peter Stone is accused by a woman of raping her 12 years ago, an assault he has no memory of. No one in the SVU squad wants to believe it…and maybe that’s the bigger problem. We’re talking about SVU season 20 episode 9 ...Show More

43:51 | Dec 5th, 2018

Why did two fat kids beat up little Rooney Mara? Because she beat up their fat brother. Why did she beat up their fat brother? Because she used to be fat herself. (Wait, WTF?) Also, Anthony Anderson appears - not as L&O's Bernard - but as Stabler's h...Show More

47:01 | Nov 21st, 2018

A shady adoption agency! A child smothered during “rebirthing” therapy! Foster kids kept in cages! Elliot gets stabbed with a pen! And 8-year-old Elle Fanning attempts a murder-suicide by setting fire to the apartment of Elliot's wannabe lover Dani B...Show More

45:23 | Nov 7th, 2018

A crazy man bashes in a woman's head on the subway. McCoy isn't satisfied putting the lunatic in jail. He also charges the health insurance executive who kept him from getting his medicine in the first place. This time we're looking at Law & Order se...Show More

45:33 | Oct 24th, 2018

John Ritter guest stars in SVU as a husband who gets rid of his wife's lover's baby by cutting it out.

41:46 | Oct 10th, 2018

She’s a grifter.  He’s a washed-up celebrity. She wound up dead on the sidewalk. Who did it? Well, Gary Busey appears in the first 30 seconds of this episode, so you tell us. We’re looking at a classic Law & Order, season 12 episode 6 “Formerly Famou...Show More

46:20 | Sep 26th, 2018

A boy is abducted from his school. The kidnapper later says his Mom paid to have him taken. Or was it the Dad? We’re looking at SVU season 16 episode 22 “Parents’ Nightmare.” Our guest is Maureen McMurray from the new Bear Brook podcast. This episod...Show More

46:53 | Sep 12th, 2018

Benson and Stabler go undercover in a sex club [swoon] to catch a pair of con artist swingers who have a surprising amount in common. Like the same mother. Like they're doing it. Like they're twins and they're doing it. We're looking at SVU season 1...Show More

47:54 | Aug 29th, 2018

A financier dies of a Viagra overdose! A billionaire wants a football stadium! Briscoe makes dick jokes...blah blah blah.... IT'S JULIA ROBERTS! Julia guest stars as a femme fatale who wants to get it in with her then-boyfriend Benjamin Bratt. We're...Show More

46:59 | Aug 1st, 2018

After joining a police foot chase, Amaro shoots an unarmed teen. Now IAB is after him. But it's Cragen who turns in his badge, as the iconic character retires after 400 L&O and SVU episodes. We're talking with Kimmie Smith of Athleisure Mag about Spe...Show More

46:15 | Jul 18th, 2018

The oversexed victim was buggered by fruit. The trail leads Benson and Stabler to a Turkish bath house, high-priced Russian hookers, the mysterious second floor loft in the squad room, and a male porn star named “Bull Dozer.” We’re looking at SVU S1 ...Show More

42:44 | Jul 4th, 2018

Green and Cassady (memba her?) chase an escaped prisoner all over Manhattan, only to corner him in a classroom where he shoots four children. McCoy and Rubirosa want the convict to get the death penalty. So why should they prosecute the vigilante who...Show More

43:58 | Jun 20th, 2018

A woman jumps from a crowed bridge. Did she kill herself...or was she chased to her death? Also, Rey's wife finds out about his infidelity and leaves him (for now). We're looking at classic Law & Order season 7 episode 11 "Menace." Our guest is autho...Show More

45:16 | Jun 6th, 2018

Doesn’t being cryogenically frozen after death sound good? Not to the billionaire who wants that brain to cure his son’s Alzheimer’s. This time we look at Criminal Intent season 2 episode 15 “Cold Comfort.” Our guest is Lisa Gallagher of the Toronto ...Show More

46:52 | May 23rd, 2018

This therapist thinks she can cure rapists by reading them bedtime stories, making them suck their thumbs, and calling her "Mommy." Then she straight up sleeps with one and is attacked by the patient's sister mother. (Plus pro tip: don't put your ank...Show More

46:37 | May 9th, 2018

The kidnapping of a famous atheist goes wrong, with the victim and one of the kidnappers dead and his accomplices gone with the gold coins. But Goren is no dumbbell when it comes to cracking the case. This time we look at Criminal Intent season 4 epi...Show More

42:41 | Apr 25th, 2018

SVU searches for little Mackenzie who ran away from her smothering parents. Their older daughter was kidnapped and vanished years ago, and now they're making Mackenzie look just like her (with plastic surgery and a microchip). We're talking about SVU...Show More

46:46 | Apr 11th, 2018

SVU S19 E17 Send in the Clowns You think the guy in the creepy clown mask kidnapping the teen girl is the weirdest this episode gets. But HOLD ON. Wait until the music teacher finds out the student he's been sleeping with is actually the love child ...Show More

45:48 | Mar 28th, 2018

L&O S15 E16 "The Sixth Man" How's this for a March Madness tie in? A pro basketball player is accused of snapping the neck of his biggest heckler who happened to be suing him for $20 million. We're taking a shot with Law & Order season 15 episode 16...Show More

47:59 | Mar 14th, 2018

Pay no attention to that little girl hanging off a balcony. It's her mom who's the special victim. Now an adult, she'd been made to do porn as a child. Barba convinces her to sue the men still viewing her images for millions of dollars. Also, Benson ...Show More

47:16 | Feb 28th, 2018

In one of Law & Order's most powerful episodes, a mentally handicapped girl is raped by her classmates. McCoy must fight the judge who sets aside the jury's verdict because the disabled sexual assault victim "had the time of her life." The result is ...Show More

46:32 | Feb 14th, 2018

The SVU team somehow gets involved in an exotic animal smuggling operation. A woman is killed by a tiger, Stabler gets shot, Benson shows off her bra, Kathy wants to leave, and Cragen gets a hug from a $1 million gibbon smuggled in a basketball. We c...Show More

45:17 | Jan 31st, 2018

An actress is murdered above a famous deli and Branch wants to give the three suspects the death penalty...including the two guys who just stole the TV. Green goes undercover as a drug dealer, gets sued for beating down a perp, and reveals his affini...Show More

47:35 | Jan 17th, 2018

It wasn't an accident the little girl got shot in the stick-up crossfire. Cabot gives her psycho sister immunity before learning she convinced her boyfriend to rape the girl, give her gonorrhea, then set up the fatal shoot-out to keep her quiet. We t...Show More

17:59 | Jan 6th, 2018

As a follow up to our last episode about SVU S19 E8 "Intent," part 1 of a cliffhanger, we're dropping this bonus episode to briefly talk about the conclusion of the kidnapping storyline in E9 "Gone Baby Gone." We'll hear from Rebecca Lavoie and Sarah...Show More

47:06 | Jan 2nd, 2018

SVU S19 E8 "INTENT" We're looking at the most recent episode from SVU! You know...the one with the double catfishing scheme, Rollins and Carisi almost make out, and Noah gets kidnapped at the end. Part two of this cliffhanger airs on NBC on Jan 3, s...Show More
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01:32 | Dec 27th, 2017

Next week's podcast episode is scheduled to coincide with NBC's SVU broadcast of part two of the Noah-kidnapping cliffhanger. We're going to talk about part one, S19 E8 "Intent." Get to Hulu, NBC.com, or your DVR to bone up for the podcast & broadcas...Show More

50:32 | Dec 20th, 2017

LO: S11 E11 SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH JORGE Well this one struck a nerve! The Puerto Rican Day parade is marred by a roaming mob assaulting women in Central Park. Meantime, the wife of a tech giant is found beaten to death nearby. What follows is an i...Show More

43:11 | Dec 6th, 2017

The bloody BDSM scene turns out to be an accidental death from two high school buddies conducting "extreme wrestling." But there's something wrong with the victim's girlfriend. Turns out she's a 28-year-old pretending to be a teen! We're blown away b...Show More

45:51 | Nov 22nd, 2017

The SVU squad investigates a dead writer, a drunken lovelorn landlady, a pedophile impostor, and the tempting teen who might have had an affair with the victim. And Stabler suddenly realizes his daughter is going to have sex someday. We're going all ...Show More

44:38 | Nov 8th, 2017

Here we meet Briscoe's new partner, the smiling, good-natured, loving family man Rey Curtis (boy how things will change). And of course, Briscoe can't stand him. But once they catch the bad guy, the victim's mom shoots him in court...getting blood al...Show More

42:07 | Oct 25th, 2017

She's the beautiful author of an erotic novel. He's the talk show host who likes to choke women with his belt. Was the sex consensual? Did she really write the book? And why is Munch reading a BSDM book to his blind mother? We're looking at SVU seaso...Show More

43:59 | Oct 11th, 2017

The psycho suspect escapes by riding through a Fun House, then fleeing super villain-style by dumping toxic gas to cover his tracks. But it's Benson who rescues Stabler from the real killer by repeatedly slapping her partner and making out with the b...Show More

46:09 | Sep 27th, 2017

A woman get horny and dies after eating mushrooms. A mime refuses to talk. Some guy is snipping women's hair in the park. A dog coughs up a tampon. And Benson has the weirdest freak out after being exposed to toxic fungi. And that's just the FIRST HA...Show More

46:59 | Sep 13th, 2017

Goren again matches wits with super criminal Nicole Wallace. Is she trying to hasten the death of a little girl to inherit her $5m lawsuit settlement...or is she protecting the child from her own father who wants the money too? And the new guy in the...Show More

41:24 | Aug 30th, 2017

It's an armored car heist! No! It's actually a militia hoping to overthrow the government! And as long as there are fringes on that American flag, the defendants consider themselves prisoners of war. We're looking at a classic L&O season 8 episode 5 ...Show More

45:01 | Aug 16th, 2017

We still aren't sure what to say about this SVU episode that starts with a puppet show, ends with a kidnapping, and makes some really messed up twists in Teddy's Treehouse along the way. We're looking at SVU season 7 episode 21 "Web." Our guest is Mo...Show More

48:09 | Aug 2nd, 2017

TATS SEASON 1 FINALE What started off as a honey-do project has blossomed into a fun podcast with lots of great fans. We're even nominated for Best TV podcast at this month's Podcast Movement convention. (We're going to lose. We're gonna lose hard. ...Show More

46:36 | Jul 19th, 2017

A bikini posing TV reporter gets murdered and all the anchors want to do is stab each other in the back. But could the lightweight journalist have been close to exposing a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme when she was killed? This time we look at or...Show More

42:31 | Jul 5th, 2017

Boy, it can really ruin the grand opening of a 5-star hotel when a guest is assaulted...even if it's only part of a convoluted scam to extort $10 million from the owner. This time we look at SVU season 2 episode 8 "Taken." Our guest is writer and co-...Show More

43:11 | Jun 21st, 2017

This case has everything! Someone stealing frozen embryos! A mother harvesting her disabled daughter's eggs! Olivia baby angst! A courthouse steps shooting! Dwarfs! Luis from "Sesame Street"! We'll try to figure out what happened in SVU season 9 epis...Show More

45:50 | May 24th, 2017

How do you track down a deranged fan who'd choke their favorite soap star in Central Park? Interview a studio grip, a female impersonator, and Allison Janney. And stop to get some fettuccine before you make an arrest. Logan and Cerreta chase a stalke...Show More

47:32 | May 10th, 2017

CI: S3 E9 "HAPPY FAMILY" When a wealthy financier is bludgeoned to death in his home, whom does Goren suspect? The soon-to-be-ex? The new boyfriend? The nanny? The brother-in-law? The children? The answer: everyone. We're diving into L&O:Criminal I...Show More

48:30 | Apr 26th, 2017

He's a stand up comic who likes to tell female hecklers it would be funny if they got raped. Then when one of them walks home...well, it's SVU so you can guess the rest. Kevin & Rebecca dive into SVU S15 E15 "Comic Perversion" with Pat Dixon, comedia...Show More

46:16 | Apr 12th, 2017

Nothing like eating an expensive meal in an Italian restaurant when one mobster shoots another because he's heckling the singer. But that's just the start of the trouble in this mafia-and-meatballs-themed episode L&O S14 E20 "Everybody Loves Raimondo...Show More

46:52 | Mar 28th, 2017

L&O S3 E13 "NIGHT AND FOG" Kevin and Rebecca go back to the Stone Age to watch Law & Order Original Recipe Season 3, Episode 13. In "Night and Fog," Briscoe and Logan learn a pair of Holocaust survivors quarreled about a Nazi collaborator who came fr...Show More

43:12 | Mar 15th, 2017

SVU S17 E12 A Misunderstanding This episode, Kevin & Rebecca are joined by Undisclosed: The Killing of Freddy Gray journalist Amelia McDonell-Parry as they look at SVU season 17 episode 12 "A Misunderstanding." What really happened between those two...Show More

46:18 | Mar 1st, 2017

LAW & ORDER S13 E15 BITCH Kevin & Rebecca welcome comedian Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny podcast) for look at Law & Order season 13, episode 15 "Bitch." Brisco & Green tie a stockbroker's murder to a multi-millionaire business woman who's committed so...Show More

44:54 | Feb 15th, 2017

Kevin and Rebecca welcome Jack O'Brien (Cracked podcast, Cracked magazine) to talk about SVU season 6 episode 12 "Identity." Benson & Stabler's search for the victim of a botched rape leads them to a set of twins...and the sister has more in common w...Show More

43:22 | Feb 1st, 2017

SVU S8 E9 "Choreographed" Kevin & Rebecca are joined by Outside/In senior producer Taylor Quimby - better known to our fans as Uncanny Valleys, the composer of our catchy theme song. The panel discusses a CRA-zy SVU installment from season 8 episode...Show More

46:08 | Jan 18th, 2017

Patrick Hinds (Theater People, Broadway Backstory podcasts) joins Kevin & Rebecca to dish on SVU S13 E12 "Official Story." Harry Connick Jr makes a guest stint as a DA who goes after some military contractors who drugged and gang-raped a co-worker in...Show More

44:11 | Jan 5th, 2017

Kevin & Rebecca talk with scholar and social justice advocate Dr. Marcia Chatelain (Office Hours podcast). In original recipe season 12 episode 7, "Myth of Fingerprints," a homicide lead Briscoe & Green to revisit the case that helped Van Buren make ...Show More

44:59 | Dec 21st, 2016

LO S18E10 "Tango": Kevin & Rebecca are joined by the anonymous Hollywood blogger known as the Bitter Script Reader. They look at Law & Order season 18 episode 10 "Tango." A missing teenage girl is spotted in the company of a pimp and hooker before tu...Show More

40:28 | Dec 7th, 2016

CI S8E9 "Family Values": Comedian, author, and producer of the hit podcasts "The Black Tapes" and "Tanis" Paul Bae gives Criminal Intent a try. In S8 E9 "Family Values," a conservative man believes he can save his family's souls by sending them to he...Show More

46:33 | Nov 30th, 2016

LO S13E24 "Smoke": TVGuide.com reporter Erin Fox joins the gang to discuss original recipe season 13, episode 24, "Smoke." A baby falls to his death after being dangled from a window by his celebrity father. But the investigation uncovers allegations...Show More

48:35 | Nov 23rd, 2016

CI S1E7 "Poison": Lani Diane Rich, writer and host of the StoryWonk network of podcasts (Dusted, We Used to Be Friends, The Light Bulb) chimes in on Criminal Intent season 1 episode 7 "Poison." Goren and Eames hunt someone putting cyanide in headache...Show More

44:55 | Nov 9th, 2016

LO S5E6 "Competence": Writer and comedienne Sarah Hohman joins the panel to break down original recipe season 5, episode 6 "Competence." In an episode that feels familiar today, Van Buren kills an unarmed kid during an apparent robbery. Race, gender...Show More

47:01 | Nov 2nd, 2016

SVU S1E7 "Uncivilized": Kevin & Rebecca welcome Aussi podcaster Vaya Pashos (The Neighbuzz podcast) to talk about old school SVU, season 1 episode 7, "Uncivilized." Benson and Stabler look into the murder of an 8-year-old boy. How far are they willin...Show More

42:52 | Oct 26th, 2016

SVU S8E17 "Sin": Singer/songwriter and L&O addict Mike Doughty joins Kevin & Rebecca to discuss SVU season 8, episode 17, "Sin." It looks like a male prostitute is murdered in a ritualized killing, but the trail leads Stabler & Benson to a charismati...Show More

42:39 | Oct 12th, 2016

LO S7E11 "Menace": On this installment, author and Law & Order savant Brady Carlson joins Kevin and Rebecca as they dig into the classic Mothership episode, season 7 episode 11, "Menace." A woman jumps from a crowded bridge. Did she kill herself or w...Show More

41:24 | Oct 5th, 2016

SVU S14E7 "Vanity's Bonfire": Kevin and Rebecca are joined by podcaster and Tomato Nation founder Sarah D. Bunting as they take on SVU season 14 episode 7, "Vanity's Bonfire." In this episode, the kidnapping of a baby leads the squad into the mystery...Show More

44:34 | Sep 28th, 2016

LO S1E15-16 "The Torrents of Greed": In this episode, we're joined by Jon Cryer, star of "Two and a Half Men," "Pretty in Pink," and the "Undisclosed Addendum" podcast. We'll discuss Law & Order season 1, episodes 15 & 16, "The Torrents of Greed" par...Show More

41:19 | Sep 14th, 2016

LO S6E9 "Corpus Delicit": In the premier episode of "...These are Their Stories," host Kevin Flynn is joined by true crime author Rebecca Lavoie and special guest, from the "Extra Hot Great" podcast and Previously.tv, Tara Ariano. Each podcast, the ...Show More

03:49 | Aug 5th, 2016

You might know Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie from their hit podcast Crime Writers On... But you may not fully understand the depth of Rebecca's obsession with Law and Order. So, Kevin decided to make a podcast about it. Listen to the trailer and the...Show More