Season 20 Episodes

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Rubber Room

Season 20, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/24/2010
Detectives search for an anonymous blogger who has posted plans to blow up a school; Lt. Van Buren struggles to keep her personal issues private.
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Love Eternal

Season 20, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/17/2010
A crew from a reality television show discovers a dead man's body locked in a dog cage.
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Season 20, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/17/2010
A man is mysteriously left at a hospital with fatal stab wounds.
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The Taxman Cometh

Season 20, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/10/2010
When a young heiress dies of an apparent drug overdose, Lupo and Bernard begin to suspect her cousin, whose inheritance increased after her death.
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Season 20, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/3/2010
When the body of a model is found burning in an alley, Detectives Lupo and Bernard search for her killer.
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Season 20, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/29/2010
The poisoning of an environmental scientist at a climate change conference is investigated.
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Four Cops Shot

Season 20, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/22/2010
Four police officers are shot in front of several witnesses. The case becomes more complex when it is discovered the victims may have known the shooter.
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Season 20, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/15/2010
A man is convicted of a hate crime for allegedly killing a gay man, but a group called the Innocence Collective is determined to clear his name.
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Brilliant Disguise

Season 20, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/8/2010
A young woman is found murdered in a hotel and the evidence leads to a medical student.
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Boy on Fire

Season 20, Episode 14 - Air Date: 3/1/2010
The detectives investigate the death of a high school student, which leads them to questioning the adults in his life.
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Steel-Eyed Death

Season 20, Episode 13 - Air Date: 3/1/2010
A family of four is murdered in their home and both suspects have questionable mental states.
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Season 20, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/15/2010
A freelance journalist is murdered. The detectives find a connection between her and a talk show host who has had a series of workplace affairs.
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Season 20, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/11/2009
As election day rapidly approaches, Detectives Cyrus Lupo and Kevin Bernard discover the disfigured remains of a man with the word "FED" written across his bare chest.
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Season 20, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/20/2009
A man defends his store from an armed robbery that may have been a scare tactic for a shakedown.
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For The Defense

Season 20, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/13/2009
When a key witness in a murder trial is found dead in her hotel, detectives get involved in a spiraling case that unravels into an intricate conspiracy.
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Season 20, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/6/2009
A nasal spray that can disorient its user is found at the scene of a terrible car crash and the detectives become suspicious of the victim's boss.
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Boy Gone Astray

Season 20, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/6/2009
A young woman is murdered in her apartment. A security video from the lobby reveals a connection to a drug cartel.
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Human Flesh Search Engine

Season 20, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/30/2009
An investigation into the death of a fashion company owner leads to a threatening website.
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Season 20, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/23/2009
A doctor who performs late-term abortions is murdered in church.
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Reality Bites

Season 20, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/16/2009
A mother of ten adopted special needs children is murdered.
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Great Satan

Season 20, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/9/2009
Detectives Lupo and Bernard investigate when an aspiring musician is found dead. A bag of cash leads them to multiple suspects.
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Just A Girl In The World

Season 20, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/2/2009
A crime scene investigator is murdered in her apartment. Her fiance is suspected, but then a journalist is attacked and DNA is found at the scene that links this crime to the murder.
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Memo From The Dark Side

Season 20, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/25/2009
The body of a young war veteran is found in a parking garage and the murder is connected to a law professor who used to work for the Department of Justice.