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You got a really nice, tight, white ass, honey. You can come over here and finish my lap dance, or get me a lawyer.
~ Walter Burlock sexually harassing Olivia Benson.

Walter Burlock is the main antagonist of the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode "Trophy". He is a serial rapist and murderer who terrorizes his former cellmate and forces him to be his accomplice in a rape and murder spree.

He was portrayed by the late R. Lee Ermey, who also portrayed Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, Sheriff Warren Pike in Life, Stone in On Deadly Ground, John House in House M.D., Mr. Frank Martin in Willard, and Charlie Hewitt Jr. in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise.

Biography

Early Life

Burlock is a serial rapist who has spent more than half his life in prison. In 1970, he kidnapped and raped Joan Arliss, who got pregnant from the rape and gave birth to Vivian Arliss. Shortly afterward, he was arrested and convicted of multiple rapes, and spent thirty years in prison. In the early 2000s, he raped and tortured his then-cellmate Jason Gambel into complete obedience, until he was paroled in 2010. After being released, he tracked Gambel down and forced him to let him live in his basement, where he would kidnap, rape, and murder women.

"Trophy"

When Special Victims Unit detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler investigate the case of a woman who was raped, murdered, and left in a laundry facility, they eventually find their way to Gambel. When Gambel, who suffers from PTSD because of what Burlock did to him, opens fire on the detectives, they arrest him and look into his past, eventually finding out about his imprisonment and the fact that he shared a cell with Burlock.

After a little more investigation, Benson and Stabler find out that Burlock stole Gambel's credit card, and is currently using it to patronize a strip club. They arrest him, but he refuses to confess, and is ultimately released. On his way out, he meets Vivian Arliss, his biological daughter from one of his rape victims, and she attacks him. Shortly afterward, Vivian's lover Sarah Hoyt shot Burlock in the chest, killing him.

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