"The Book of Esther"
SVU, Episode 19.20
Production number: 19020
First aired: 2 May 2018
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Written By
Richard Sweren & Ryan Causey

Directed By
Jean de Segonzac


Rollins races to rescue a girl being held captive by her father.




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Rollins [about Esther] I can tell she's smart by the biblical connections she's making.
Olivia: But it's like it was drilled into her.
Rollins: Oh, yeah, this goes way past the Sunday school indoctrination my mom made me sit through. This is a form of control. It's a way to discourage analytical thinking.
Olivia: Or a place to turn if she's lost or in pain.
Rollins: Or scare you into thinking you're gonna burn in hell if you... you wear a skirt above your knee. I mean, somebody's doing this to keep her in line and she's still protecting them.

Olivia: I know that this is hard.
Rollins: Hard? Just imagine how hard those kids' lives were. And then to have to sit there and listen to that... that zealot use God to justify it!

Background Information and Notes

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"Sunk Cost Fallacy"
"The Book of Esther"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Season 19
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