(credit only). The recipient: a “billionaire pervert”—so described by the ever tactful SVU—named Jordan Hayes (Colm Feore). She thought she was coming for a modeling job. However, further investigation reveals that they have a different type of relationship. In real life the NYPD is said to have been overly lax in monitoring Epsteins sex offender registration, a detail discovered only recently, yet perceptively, apparent in “Flight” thanks to SVUs long-running fixation with the ability of the powerful to subvert justice. It reminded me of cases from the earlier seasons, where we followed one case through to its end, albeit a disappointing one in this case. He claims Dominique threatened to scream rape if he refused to continue with the sexual relations. Dominique claims that Jordan brought her from Paris to New York. Monday, January 24, Brownstone of It’s replete with classic SVU pivots: a rape accusation countered by the alleged rapist claiming he was the one raped (by a 12-year-old, in this instance); a just conclusion that gets swallowed up and subverted just a moment later, when the Epstein-esque character cuts a deal and practically gets away scot-free. The girl says (in French) that the man next to her raped her, which provokes another passenger to attack the alleged rapist. SVU’s mission is to fill those gaps like hot concrete, with sensationalistic fictions that mirror and sometimes override real life. Jackson joins the detectives as they retrace the girl's last steps and go to meet with her piano teacher (Elizabeth Mitchell). Then the NYPD is told to hand over Jordan to federal agents, and Stabler and Olivia assumes that Hayes will be sent off to a "federal country club" prison rather than having to serve his sentence in a maximum security prison. Ari Nathan is Jordan’s private physician who only makes house calls to the wealthy. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. I won't bother rehashing the vitriol that has already been spewed about this awful episode. ", "EXCLUSIVE: 'Footloose' Star Lori Singer to Guest on 'Law & Order: SVU, "SVU's Neal Baer Says Premiere Was Inspired by Vertigo", "Wednesday Finals: 'The Middle,' 'Modern Family,' 'Cougar Town,' 'Undercovers' All See Small Gains", "Wednesday Finals: Better With You, The Middle, Modern Family, Survivor, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: LA Adjusted Up; Cougar Town, Whole Truth Adjusted Down", "Wednesday Finals: 'Survivor,' 'The Middle,' 'Modern Family,' 'SVU,' 'The Defenders' Up; 'Cougar Town,' 'The Whole Truth' Down", "Wednesday Finals: Survivor, Middle, Modern Family, L&O:SVU, Top Model Adjusted Up; 20/20, Undercovers Down", "Wednesday Finals: Survivor, Buster Posey (NLCS), Criminal Minds The Defenders, Law & Order: SVU Adjusted Up; The Whole Truth Down", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'Criminal Minds', 'America's Next Top Model' Adjusted Up", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'Modern Family', 'Criminal Minds' Adjusted Up", "The Inevitable Law & Order: SVU "Duke F–k List"-Inspired Episode Is On Its Way", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'Cougar Town' Adjusted Down", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'The Middle' Adjusted Down; 'Off The Map' Adjusted Up", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'The Middle,' 'Better With You,' 'Cougar Town' Adjusted Down; 'Criminal Minds' Adjusted Up", "Law & Order Commemorates Jeffrey Epstein's Taste for Teen Hookers", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'American Idol,' 'Off The Map' Adjusted Up; 'Live To Dance' Adjusted Down", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'Blue Bloods,' 'Human Target' Adjusted Down, 'Modern Family,' 'Better with You' Up", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'American Idol' Adjusted Up", "Wednesday Final Ratings: 'Mr. In the sixth episode "Branded", Michael Gladis and Kevin Alejandro played two of a trio of rape victims. In real life the NYPD is said to have been overly lax in monitoring Epstein’s sex offender registration, a detail discovered only recently, yet perceptively, apparent in “Flight” thanks to SVU’s long-running fixation with the ability of the powerful to subvert justice. She tells Jordan that she didn’t say anything, and he tells her to fully obey the police. Benson and Stabler are on their way to question the physician when they see Jordan enter the police station. She thought she was coming for a modeling job. After the winter hiatus, SVU returned with another two-hour showing on January 5, 2011, before the broadcast time switched to the 10pm/9c time slot the following week.