After a young woman's baby is tossed out of a car, Benson and Stabler investigate to find out what happened, and after learning the young woman is addicted to prescription painkillers, their investigation leads them to an elderly woman named Jenny Rogers, who lives with her son Kevin and daughter-in-law Carol. The young woman finally identifies Carol Rogers as the person who sold her the drugs, but when detectives go to confront Carol, they find her body and are left trying to uncover who really killed Carol.
Did You Know?
Kathleen Stabler is arrested for DUI in this episode, even though Detective Stabler makes the charges disappear. The incident is referenced in several episodes afterwards but most notably in the season eight finale Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Screwed
(2007), during which the charges are resurrected and Kathleen is formally arrested for the DUI and is sentenced to community service in season nine's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Alternate
(2007). See more
In the opening sequence, when the baby is thrown from the car, the car seat comes to a full stop before the mother gets up to run over to it. Later, when we see surveillance footage of the crime, the car seat is still rolling in the street when the mother gets up to run over to it. See more
Why are you treating me like I'm a criminal?
Detective Elliot Stabler
'Cause your baby's toxicology report says that you are one.