NBC’s “Law and Order” is in its 20th season. The economy is weak, so they have devolved to converting White House talking points into weekly shows. Last week, “Doped” was a farcical equivalent of “Damien Thorn meets Karen Silkwood.” Pharmaceutical companies and Doctors are worse than drug cartels. The killers in the previous week’s episode on such cartels were more sympathetic than the health professionals.
In the opening scene, a woman with 4 children is driving the wrong way down the West Side Highway (like the Diane Schuler Taconic Parkway horror
this summer). Speaking on her cell phone erratically (no “hands
free!”), the kids get concerned. She decides it is time to use nasal
spray for her allergies, which had been spiked without her knowledge.
Flash forward and viewers see two mangled vehicles resulting in seven