"Extended Family"
L&O, Episode 3.11
Production number: 68015
First aired: 6 January 1993
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Robinette Stone Extended Family
Teleplay By
Wendell Rawls

Story By
Wendell Rawls & Robert Nathan

Directed By
Charles Correll

A Broadway producer's daughter seems to be abducted from a department store, but she and her mother are found in a women's shelter.


When Janet Silver kidnaps her daughter, Samantha from the mall, Logan and Briscoe are sent in to investigate and learn that she committed the crime with the assistance of a children's help organization after going to them with fears that Samantha's father was sexually abusing her.


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Gary Silver: You'll destroy my daughter's life and for what? Public scandal, Page Six?

Background information and notes

  • This episode is based on the Faye Yager case. Yager helped children and their mothers hide from alleged sexual abuse. But she was also accused of abducting children and encouraging them to make false allegations.

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