"Also, Ice-T is the show’s only outlet for dealing with race. Like, it’s a show about rape set in New York City—this is a big opportunity to address serious issues about how black men are treated in the criminal justice system (they’re more likely to get convicted, they’re more likely to get the death penalty, and so on). INSTEAD, though, they just pretend like race isn’t really a thing except for once in a while when Ice-T’s long-lost stepson Ludacris shows up and sex-crimes someone. And then Ice-T is all, "Oh hell naw. [LEMON-FACE]""