Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

1999 - 2019

458 episodes in 20 seasons

8.1 with 56K votes

In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Canceled/Ended

The last episode was End Game (20x24)

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Premiered on NBC on September 20th, 1999

In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.

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Episodes

  • Interview with Ice-T

  • Interview with B. D. Wong

  • Interview with Dann Florek

  • The Beginning features cast members and producers giving insight into the making of and success of the show.

  • Dann Florek's Squad Room Walk Through clues us into life on the set and little tidbits about the squadroom such as the photo on Olivia's desk (that of Mariska's real mother, Jayne Mansfield with her two dogs Momsicle and Popsicle), the wanted pictures on the bulletin board (actually crew and office workers), the rationale behind props in Captain Cragen's office, and many more insider scoops.

  • SVU guest stars review

  • 0x7 Entitled (2) (Law & Order)
    aired on February 18, 2000

    The focus of the case returns to a politically influential family and, during the course of the trial, McCoy finds the powerful matriarch to be a formidable opponent. (Aired on Law & Order, season 10, episode 14.)

  • 0x8 Day (2) (Law & Order: Trial by Jury)
    aired on May 3, 2005

    After the attack on ADA Novak, Branch assigns Kibre the job of prosecuting a man responsible for sixteen rapes, and one murder. The only problems are a rich socialite mother who finds ways out for her son, and a defense lawyer who will do anything to win. (Aired on Law & Order: Trial by Jury on season 1, episode 11.)

  • 0x9 Flaw (2) (Law & Order)
    aired on September 28, 2005

    Green and Fontana bring S.V.U. detective Olivia Benson onto their scene when a D.O.A. has her number on his cell phone. (Aired on Law & Order, season 16, episode 2.)

Episodes

  • 1x1 Payback
    aired on September 20, 1999

    After cab driver Victor Spicer is found stabbed and his genitals cut off, Benson and Stabler investigate his murder only to learn that Spicer is an inmate at Rikers Island and the dead man left behind a wife and child. Further investigation reveals that the dead man was a Serbian soldier who had been indicted on charges of ethnic cleansing. Benson has trouble separating herself from the case after realizing that the victim was a rapist, because she herself is a child of rape, and Stabler tries to keep her from crossing the line in her attempts to protect suspects she feels were justified in their actions. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x2 A Single Life
    aired on September 27, 1999

    When the body of Gretchen Quinn is found wearing only a red slip after having gone through an upper-story window, Benson and Stabler soon find out that 'Gretchen Quinn' has never existed. While trying to piece together her life, the detectives are led to Gretchen's psychiatrist and a well-known television newscaster, both of whom were sleeping with her, and through an overdue library book finally trace Gretchen back to a young woman who changed her name and identity after graduating high school to get away from her sexually abusive father. Cragen and Benson find it easy to identify with the young woman, as they both have ghosts of their own from which they must escape. Detectives manage to contact the victim's sister, who experienced the same trauma growing up. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x3 ...Or Just Look Like One
    aired on October 4, 1999

    After teen model Jazmin Burgess is dumped, beaten, and raped in front of Roosevelt Hospital, Benson and Stabler investigate to find out why a sixteen-year-old girl was out alone after midnight. High levels of drugs in Jazmin's system lead them to take a look at not only the modeling agency with which Jazmin was signed, but also the photographer who was supervising her last shoot and had booted her out because she was 'too heavy'. Stabler's disgust with the whole issue is aggravated by his and Kathy's worry that their daughter Maureen, who has been refusing to eat lately, may be anorexic. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x4 Hysteria
    aired on October 11, 1999

    When a young woman is found dead, she is initially believed to be a prostitute and the latest in a long line of victims, but when looking into her home life Benson and Stabler realise that she does not fit the pattern, and may not be connected to the other deaths after all, but the other deaths have a connection no one anticipated. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x5 Wanderlust
    aired on October 18, 1999

    After a travel writer is found tied up with a woman's undergarments choking off his air supply, Benson and Stabler initially suspect his landlord's boyfriend, but suspicion soon turns to the landlord and her daughter. Both seem far too interested in what their tenant is doing with his time. After learning the daughter had a sexual relationship with the tenant, things take an even stranger turn.

  • 1x6 Sophomore Jinx
    aired on October 25, 1999

    After a female student is murdered at a local college, Benson and Stabler turn their attention to the school's basketball team. However, the college blocks their investigation at every turn because they are not willing to risk the negative publicity that the investigation could bring to the school and the upcoming championship. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x7 Uncivilized
    aired on November 15, 1999

    When a young boy is found murdered, suspicion leads Benson and Stabler to a recently paroled child molester. Although they both hate what the man has done in the past, it is soon obvious to the detectives that the teenagers who initially steered them in the man's direction are hiding secrets of their own. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x8 Stalked
    aired on November 22, 1999

    When the body of an assistant district attorney is found raped and beaten in Central Park, Benson lets her emotions get the best of her as she takes it upon herself to bring the suspected rapist, a local realtor, to justice. Stabler tries to get the man's business partner to help him, but Benson may be the one who ends up needing help. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x9 Stocks & Bondage
    aired on November 29, 1999

    The death of a local businesswoman throws the team into the world of bondage and sado-masochism where they first investigate the woman's colleagues but are soon on the trail of a host of individuals involved in the world of whips and chains. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x10 Closure
    aired on January 7, 2000

    Benson does her best to help a rape victim who is able to describe her attack in perfect detail, yet unable to properly identify her attacker when push comes to shove. When the detectives revisit the case a few months later, they find the woman even less willing to talk about what happened, as she claims she has moved on. Things turn sticky when Benson and Cassidy spend the night together, because Benson just wanted one great night, but Cassidy is left wanting more. (Part 2: "Closure": season 2, episode 3.)

  • 1x11 Bad Blood
    aired on January 14, 2000

    The death of a young gay man initially leads Benson and Stabler to investigate his father, a Conservative well-known for his homophobic viewpoints, but once they start looking into the young man's living arrangements they realise the person they're looking for may be closer than they think. Munch tries to help Benson find the man who raped her mother, and could potentially be her father. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x12 Russian Love Poem
    aired on January 21, 2000

    When multi-millionaire Andrew Harlin is found murdered in his home, Benson and Stabler turn their suspicion to Harlin's long list of lovers, which includes both men and women. Evidence at the crime scene leads detectives to a pair of Russian escorts, but before they can get the truth from them, one turns up dead, and the boyfriend of the other confesses to murder. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x13 Disrobed
    aired on February 4, 2000

    After a judge is found murdered in his car, the detectives begin looking into his background and learn that he often delivered special verdicts for women in return for sexual favors and was also behind the funding of a local governor's bid for re-election. The team soon turns their eye to a battered wife with a secret. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x14 Limitations
    aired on February 11, 2000

    At the request of a victim, the police commissioner comes to Cragen with a special request -- close the case of the man who raped three women nearly five years ago before the statute of limitations expires. The detectives finally get a lead when they realise one of the victims knows the rapist, but she's not willing to talk.

  • 1x15 Entitled (1)
    aired on February 18, 2000

    After a salesman is murdered, the detectives turn their attention to Stephanie Mulroney, the youngest daughter of a well-known family with some deep connections. But as they join forces with the officers from the two-seven, they realise that their case is connected with a long-unsolved case that Briscoe once handled years ago with his former partner, Mike Logan. (Entitle (2) aired on Law & Order, season 10, episode 14.)

  • 1x16 The Third Guy
    aired on February 25, 2000

    An elderly woman is found tied up and sexually assaulted in her apartment, and suspicion is initially on the young men that had broken into her home and robbed her, but once the detectives catch the young men, they learn that there was someone else in the apartment. The offered plea bargain initially doesn't go over well, but they finally reach a deal which leaves the detectives with a new case -- whether or not the person that sexually assaulted the woman was mentally handicapped.

  • 1x17 Misleader
    aired on March 31, 2000

    After the pregnant daughter-in-law of a prominent religious figure is found murdered in her hotel room, the detectives turn their eyes on her well-connected family only to discover that her infidelity, and the probable father of her child, was probably what lead to her death.

  • 1x18 Chat Room
    aired on April 14, 2000

    When a teenage girl comes into the squad room to tell the detectives that she was raped by a man she met on the Internet, the detectives set up a special sting operation but end up stepping on some highly-placed toes as Munch plays the kid to net the big fish.

  • 1x19 Contact
    aired on April 28, 2000

    After seven young women in a six month time span are raped by a flash and dash assailant on the city subways, the brass calls in a psychiatrist to help the team get into the head of the perp. When he is caught, he possesses the driver's license of a new victim who could put him away. Jeffries decides to keep a very close eye on the man they believe is guilty of the crimes until the others can talk to her. [ Recap available. ]

  • 1x20 Remorse
    aired on May 5, 2000

    Television reporter Sarah Logan refuses to let her recent rape get her down, and talks about her experiences on the air which leads to the arrest of a young man that the police feel is responsible by Benson and Stabler, as Munch finds himself forming a bond with the brave reporter.

  • 1x21 Nocturne
    aired on May 12, 2000

    After a pharmacy turns over some disturbing photos of a young boy, Benson and Stabler arrest a piano teacher for child molestation. After the boy claims to have seen other pictures of young boys at the teacher's house, the detectives get a warrant and while going through his personal affects, they find a series of videos that document the life of a young boy named Evan. Believing he can make or break their case, the team hunts Evan down only to realise that his testimony may not help at all because Evan is scarred far more deeply than they realised.

  • 1x22 Slaves
    aired on May 21, 2000

    After a shopkeeper brings a note for help to the squad, the detectives begin trying to locate a young Romanian woman named Ilena, only to find her aunt, who hasn't seen the girl in months. The squad eventually find her at the home of the Morrows, a successful yuppie couple. A forensic psychologist analyses the team, and presents disturbing findings to Cragen, suggesting that one of the detectives be removed from the team.

Episodes

  • 2x1 Wrong Is Right
    aired on October 20, 2000

    Stabler's daughter, Maureen, bears witness to a horrific crime scene: the murder of a man who was set on fire. The internal investigation into the psyches of the SVU detectives yields interesting results.

  • 2x2 Honor
    aired on October 27, 2000

    The vicious assault of an Afghan diplomat's daughter uncovers clues that may suggest Taliban traditions justify 'honor killings' when the child defies the wishes of their parents or their culture.

  • 2x3 Closure (2)
    aired on November 3, 2000

    Stabler and Benson investigate a sexual assault very similar to one they worked six months ago whose victim follows her alleged attacked and reports his activities to the police. (Part 1: "Closure": season 1, episode 10.)

  • 2x4 Legacy
    aired on November 10, 2000

    An abused 7-year-old girl lays comatose as the detectives investigate members of her dysfunctional family to determine the source of the abuse, in a case that hits close to home for Munch.

  • 2x5 Baby Killer
    aired on November 17, 2000

    The tragic shooting death of a young girl leads investigators to a little boy, and they soon realise that the gun used has been used in another crime scene.

  • 2x6 Noncompliance
    aired on November 24, 2000

    The question of patients' rights surfaces when a schizophrenic man refusing to take his medication is a suspect in the stabbing death of psychiatric doctoral student.

  • 2x7 Asunder
    aired on December 1, 2000

    The truth behind the alleged rape of a woman by her police officer husband comes to light when a history of domestic abuse is uncovered.

  • 2x8 Taken
    aired on December 15, 2000

    The case of a seventeen-year-old rape victim during the opening festivities of a luxury hotel takes a strange turn when her immediate family tries to keep the scandal quiet by preparing a lawsuit. Detectives soon realise that the girl isn't the innocent she pretends to be. Benson struggles to deal with her mother's death.

  • 2x9 Pixies
    aired on January 12, 2001

    The investigation of a gymnast's murder involves her strict trainer, a wealthy benefactor and a competitor.

  • 2x10 Consent
    aired on January 19, 2001

    A college girl is raped during a frat party, but can't remember anything that happened. The detectives then find that she had a date rape drug in her system, leaving the detectives with many suspects and accomplicases.

  • 2x11 Abuse
    aired on January 26, 2001

    Stabler and Benson suspect parental neglect may have led to the tragic death of the son of two famous singers, leading them to fear for their little girl. Benson develops a strong attachment to the girl, who has a history of serious injuries. Her parents don't like Benson around their daughter, so they take out a restraining order and put Benson's job in jeopardy.

  • 2x12 Secrets
    aired on February 2, 2001

    A case involving the rape and murder of a teacher hits a snag after the woman's illicit sexual history is exposed.

  • 2x13 Victims
    aired on February 9, 2001

    A former police officer, now a community activist, is a suspect in the murders of known sex offenders, all of whom share a certain characteristic that scars their victims for life.

  • 2x14 Paranoia
    aired on February 16, 2001

    The rape of a veteran police officer, who trained Benson, is first linked to her ex-husband's gambling debts, and then to her fellow officers.

  • 2x15 Countdown
    aired on February 23, 2001

    The detectives become a little edgy after working around the clock to find an abducted girl when clues point to a serial murderer and rapist who kills his victims on the third day. After trapping the killer, they are prepared to give him the death penalty untill they find out that one of his victims was ever found and offers her location as a plea bargain.

  • 2x16 Runaway
    aired on March 2, 2001

    The search for a police officer's runaway daughter, which leads the detectives through an underground rave culture that caters to wayward teens, is seen through the eyes of the squad room personnel and their interviews with the Internal Affairs division.

  • 2x17 Folly
    aired on March 23, 2001

    The beating of a young man uncovers a dangerous male escort service where the boss may have reasons for sending her staff on potentially deadly dates.

  • 2x18 Manhunt
    aired on April 20, 2001

    The details of a kidnapping are similar to a series of rapes and murders that may link the crime to a serial killer.

  • 2x19 Parasites
    aired on April 27, 2001

    When the remains of a young woman are found buried in an apartment courtyard with a collar and leash, Stabler and Benson determine that the dead woman is Ava Parulis, a Romanian immigrant who was brought to the United States for an arranged marriage. They discover from Ava's estranged twin, Irina, that the dead woman had left her abusive husband, and made a habit of taking advantage of the riches of wealthy suitors.

  • 2x20 Pique
    aired on May 4, 2001

    Observed by an FBI psychiatrist, the detectives uncover a horrifying motive for the slaying of a software company employee by a fired colleague when they learn of the suspect's true relationship with his overbearing mother.

  • 2x21 Scourge
    aired on May 11, 2001

    The team searches for a serial killer who justifies his crimes with paranoid religious motivation set on by a rapidly deteriorating medical condition.

Episodes

  • 3x1 Repression
    aired on September 28, 2001

    After therapy uncovers repressed memories of abuse and fearing her seven-year-old sister is currently being molested, an eighteen-year-old girl brings charges of rape against her father who winds up murdered when those charges are dismissed.

  • 3x2 Wrath
    aired on October 5, 2001

    The detectives investigate three murders that seemingly have with no connection to each other, but each one has ties to Benson's previous cases and the detectives worry that Benson is the intended target.

  • 3x3 Stolen
    aired on October 12, 2001

    The kidnapping of an infant at a grocery store leads to a scheme of snatching and selling babies for adoption which brings back a case from twelve years ago that involved Captain Cragen and his partner, the late Max Greevey.

  • 3x4 Rooftop
    aired on October 19, 2001

    When an HIV-positive male with a record of assaulting underage girls is discovered in a sexual clincher with a young woman on a rooftop, the detectives are determined to put him back inside. After a series of rapes and murders that cannot be traced to him, though, they begin to wonder if they've been looking the wrong way.

  • 3x5 Tangled
    aired on October 26, 2001

    When arriving party guests find a prominent doctor murdered and his wife raped, the investigation starts with his estranged son and a former patient, then moves to his mistress and her neighbor and the realization that the wife was the intended victim.

  • 3x6 Redemption
    aired on November 2, 2001

    Stabler is teamed up with John 'Hawk' Hawkins to capture a serial rapist/murderer whom Hawk originally convicted years earlier. The more investigation done, the more unlikely it becomes that the convicted culprit was innnocent. Hawk is then at a crossroads about his life and his prestige as an officer.

  • 3x7 Sacrifice
    aired on November 9, 2001

    A shooting outside of a gay bar leads the detectives to the victim's family, which includes a bitter feud with his parents, and his wife's involvement in pornographic movies.

  • 3x8 Inheritance
    aired on November 16, 2001

    The search for a serial rapist leads to a suspect who was himself a product of rape, and whose father was convicted of that crime. The young man's attorney blames his genetics as the reason for his actions.

  • 3x9 Care
    aired on November 23, 2001

    The battered body of a five-year-old girl in foster care is discovered, and suspicion soon turns to the girl's foster brother, who is into violent video games and doesn't seem quite right in the head. The investigation turns to the girl's biological mother as well as to her foster mother and grandmother as the team tries to figure out who is the real guilty party, and who is only a red herring.

  • 3x10 Ridicule
    aired on December 14, 2001

    What appears as an accidental death leads to a case involving a male stripper who claims that the deceased was one of three women who raped him at a bachelorette party.

  • 3x11 Monogamy
    aired on January 4, 2002

    The wife of a psychiatrist, seven months pregnant, is found unconscious and bleeding in a parking garage with her fetus missing. The attending paramedic reports to Benson that the victim "sustained massive abdominal trauma" that looks "like an emergency C-section". The investigation leads to infedility and uncertainty as to the paternity, adding fuel to the fire of an already aggitated Stabler.

  • 3x12 Protection
    aired on January 11, 2002

    A 6-year-old boy wounded in a shooting is brought to the hospital ER but abandonded by the brother who reported it and their mother. The case leads the detectives to a woman who is on the run for her abusive lover, a drug dealer whom she saw kill a rival.

  • 3x13 Prodigy
    aired on January 18, 2002

    When an animal rights activist is found decapitated in the park, Benson and Stabler must determine which of their two main suspects -- a sociopathic teenager and a recently paroled rapist -- is responsible for the murder.

  • 3x14 Counterfeit
    aired on January 25, 2002

    A woman is found raped and killed by her car. Benson and Tutuola try to figure out why there were drugs in the victim's trunk but then find that a similar rape was committed. This victim says that a police officer raped her after pulling her over for a supposed driving violation. The D.A. now has to zero in on the corrupt cop.

  • 3x15 Execution
    aired on February 1, 2002

    As an inmate gets closer and closer to his death penalty sentence, Stabler struggles to find out whether that man was the perpetrator of a different crime with an unidentified murderer. Dr. Huang assists Stabler but the investigation goes haywire to mixed results.

  • 3x16 Popular
    aired on March 1, 2002

    Stabler's wife tells him that her friend (a nurse) treated a young girl for rape by a teacher. Despite being advised not to find out further details, Stabler, with help from Benson, crack open the case to disturbing details. The girl had been part of a club in which sexual favors were given for drugs in a group of teenagers.

  • 3x17 Surveillance
    aired on March 8, 2002

    The sexual assault of a cellist leads the detectives to a stalking case where the suspect uses surveillance equipment.

  • 3x18 Guilt
    aired on March 29, 2002

    When A.D.A. Cabot is faced with a reluctant witness in a child molestation case, she goes above and beyond the normal scope of duty in her search for evidence to convict the serial abuser. But her passion supercedes her compliance with the law as she misrepresents herself to Benson and Stabler to bring them into an illegal search of the traumatised boy's home -- jeopardising not only her case, but the careers of all involved. SVU Bureau Chief Elizabeth Donnelly is faced with the frustrating task of bringing Cabot in line to preserve the integrity of the Special Victims Unit.

  • 3x19 Justice
    aired on April 5, 2002

    In investigating the sexual assault of a 16-year-old, it's discovered that the victim is the rebellious stepdaughter of a judge.

  • 3x20 Greed
    aired on April 26, 2002

    Investigating the assault of the wife of a restaurateur during a robbery, leads the detectives to a similar assault, and to a locksmith.

  • 3x21 Denial
    aired on May 3, 2002

    When a heroin junkie is found raped, Tutuola takes an interest in Claire, but he's not the only one. When they find a finger in her purse, it opens a can of worms that spans back thirteen years, to when a teenaged Claire witnessed her mother beating her baby sister Lisa to death, and even further back, when Claire's grandmother, Rose, turns Grace in for the murder of her first-born son, Anthony, years before Claire was born.

  • 3x22 Competence
    aired on May 10, 2002

    The investigation into the rape and impregnation of a young girl with Down's Syndrome uncovers a serial rapist who preys on handicapped young girls under the guise of being their benefactor.

  • 3x23 Silence
    aired on May 17, 2002

    A murder in a church leads Benson and Stabler to an alleged cover-up involving sexual abuse by a priest.

Episodes

  • 4x1 Chameleon
    aired on September 27, 2002

    The detectives go on the trail of a recently paroled rapist responsible for the murder of a prostitute during a raid at a men's club and are called to the scene where he was shot in self defense by his own gun. However, the murder weapon was also used in another crime while he was still in prison, leading the detectives to investigate the victim through a trail of previously unsolved cases, a spending spree and another victim.

  • 4x2 Deception
    aired on October 4, 2002

    A family portrait painted by a kindergartner leads the detectives to investigate her mother for child sexual abuse of her teenage stepson. When the boy's father is found murdered, the focus of the investigation shifts to the boy -- and his stepmother goes to great lengths to protect him and prevent the detectives from learning the truth.

  • 4x3 Vulnerable
    aired on October 11, 2002

    When an elderly woman breaks into an apartment, the detectives discover she had been mistreated but have to investigate with no credible information from the victim because of Alzheimer's. They discover that she had been released from a nursing home to the custody of her financially scheming son who becomes the prime suspect. However, they go back to the nursing home to find a pair of suspects, including the director who details the dangers faced by both patients and staff with her own heroics precariously standing out.

  • 4x4 Lust
    aired on October 18, 2002

    The wife of a retired attorney, a public-health doctor, is found murdered and raped in Central Park. Her work involved contacting sexual partners of HIV patients which gives the detectives a long list of suspects. The discovery of a second body in Central Park with the same signature shifts the focus to a serial killer; however, the trail leads to a man who has no knowledge of the crimes but has a distant connection to the doctor and her husband.

  • 4x5 Disappearing Acts
    aired on October 25, 2002

    The detectives respond to a brutal rape only to have the victim taken into custody by federal agents on racketeering charges. The investigation leads them to a father-son duo who are in the federal witness protection program and an agent who appears bound and determined to protect them, regardless of consequence, so they can testify against the Russian mob.

  • 4x6 Angels
    aired on November 1, 2002

    The body of a battered young boy found in a luggage compartment of an airport shuttle bus sends the detectives to his guardian who was discovered to be a pedophile only to find his corpse in bed with his genitals removed. The subsequent investigation leads them to a travel agency specializing in exotic trips for sexual predators.

  • 4x7 Dolls
    aired on November 8, 2002

    When the decomposing body of sexually molested five-year-old girl is discovered, Detectives Benson and Stabler's investigation leads them to the painful reality that they are searching for a serial pedophile as they race to save the life of his latest victim. As the mother of the missing girl frantically awaits news of her daughter's whereabouts, she must reconcile the fact that her own recent bout with addiction may have played a part in her daughter's fate.

  • 4x8 Waste
    aired on November 15, 2002

    The investigation into the rape of a comatose woman leads to a doctor whose stem cell research is funded by a billionaire with Parkinson's disease who is desperate for a cure.

  • 4x9 Juvenile
    aired on November 22, 2002

    A cancer patient who was growing marijuana in her apartment is found raped and murdered, sending the detectives on a hunt for two junior-high students, each blaming the other. The prosecution team is faced with the dilemma of trying the older boy as an adult, despite evidence that he was not mentally capable of being able to carry out the crimes.

  • 4x10 Resilience
    aired on December 6, 2002

    When a fourteen year old girl is saved from jumping in front of a train, SVU is called in to help her. She falsely accuses an ex-boyfriend of raping her, but when the search turns to her dysfunctional family, surprise discoveries are made. From an overly helpful father, mysterious children, an overaffectionate little girl, a bracelet, and finally sperm from two men who never raped, SVU discovers that the family is even worse off than they thought. [ Recap available. ]

  • 4x11 Damaged
    aired on January 10, 2003

    When a six-year-old girl who was critically in an apparent robbery gone bad later dies and is found to have tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease, detectives investigate the family, the store clerk, and the son of a prominent attorney who had appeared to foil the crime. After evidence turns up that the little girl's older sister was dating the alleged sexual predator, Cabot has to work some legal magic to erradicate the deal that had been made with the older sister for her testimony. [ Recap available. ]

  • 4x12 Risk
    aired on January 17, 2003

    An infant overdoses on cocaine mixed in the baby food and the detectives arrest a suspect. Upon receiving resistence from Internal Affairs, the entire squad goes undercover to flush out a drug ring run by dirty cops. [ Recap available. ]

  • 4x13 Rotten
    aired on January 24, 2003

    In their investigation of a prisoner's death, Benson and Tutuola learn that he was assaulted before being incarcerated.

  • 4x14 Mercy
    aired on January 31, 2003

    When the body of a baby girl is found inside a cooler, the detectives need to investigate just who she is, and how she got there. They soon learn that the little girl had a genetic disorder known as Tay-Sachs disease, and that her name is Sarah Brown, and she is the only daughter of Andrea and Daniel Brown. When Andrea admits to having killed her daughter, Alex has to put aside her own feelings of sympathy to prosecute Andrea Brown for the murder of her daughter.

  • 4x15 Pandora
    aired on February 7, 2003

    The brutal rape, and subsequent death, of a female motorist turns out to be an informant for the FBI acting as a cyber vigilante for catching on-line pedophiles to capture the predators. Stabler, along with the homicide detective who found the victim's husband murdered, follow the trail of evidence for the latest victim she had been tracking, leading them to the US Attorney's Office and a trip to Prague for Stabler to assist the Czech authorities when they find the kidnapped girl.

  • 4x16 Tortured
    aired on February 14, 2003

    A Tibetan woman who was tortured in her home country is found murdered, with her foot missing, and after an exhaustive search of potential suspects, the killer is a victim of torture himself.

  • 4x17 Privilege
    aired on February 21, 2003

    Detectives Benson and Stabler are called to a crime scene – a young woman dressed in a maid's uniform has apparently committed suicide. But there's lots of sexual related bruising so they question whether she was pushed and if she was raped.

  • 4x18 Desperate
    aired on March 14, 2003

    After a young boy witnesses the brutal sexual assault and murder of his stepmother, his father blocks the efforts of the detectives to question him.

  • 4x19 Appearances
    aired on March 28, 2003

    The body of an eight year old beauty pageant contestant is found on a bus, leading the detectives to a paroled sex offender convicted in Florida who played out the crime on a virtual-pronography website, which results in Cabot putting the owner of the web hosting company on trial for facilitation of murder.

  • 4x20 Dominance
    aired on April 4, 2003

    A quadruple homicide with sexual overtones is just the start of an intense rampage of killings that brings a homicide detective into the mix. As the entire squad races against time to prevent further victims, the evidence lead Tutuola and Deuthorn to a building superintendent, his two sons and a cross to bear.

  • 4x21 Fallacy
    aired on April 18, 2003

    Benson and Stabler try to prove self-defense when a rape victim kills her attacker. Events take an unusual turn when they find out that the victim is a pre-operative transvestite.

  • 4x22 Futility
    aired on April 25, 2003

    After arresting a man accused of raping several neighborhood women, Detectives Benson and Stabler attempt to obtain an indictment for their suspect with the help of a key eyewitness - his last victim. However, the suspect's decision to handle his own defense casts some doubt over the trial's outcome as he proves to be a formidable opponent for A.D.A. Cabot.

  • 4x23 Grief
    aired on May 2, 2003

    A dead girl is found outside a bar. The death, however, is ruled a suicide (because the victim's boyfriend continually raped her), but the victim's father snaps on the side and vows revenge against his daughter's rapist.

  • 4x24 Perfect
    aired on May 9, 2003

    A murdered 14-year-old girl leads the detectives to a prominent physician who specialises in reproduction therapy.

  • 4x25 Soulless
    aired on May 16, 2003

    After a rape victim is abducted from the hospital and later found murdered, the detectives discover that one of the multiple suspects is a sociopath with a juvenile conviction for rape, torture and murder.

Episodes

  • 5x1 Tragedy
    aired on September 23, 2003

    In a race against time to find a woman with a high-risk pregnancy who's kidnapped as approaches her delivery date, Benson and Stabler are faced with more than one suspect willing to take the fall for the crime.

  • 5x2 Manic
    aired on September 30, 2003

    Benson and Stabler enlist Huang's help in probing the connection between the deaths of two high school students and an illegal marketing campaign by a major pharmaceutical company.

  • 5x3 Mother
    aired on October 7, 2003

    Although they are hampered by doctor-patient confidentiality as they investigate the near-fatal beating of a psychiatrist who may have been attacked by one of her patients, Benson and Stabler are able to link the assault to child abuse and a unsolved homicide.

  • 5x4 Loss
    aired on October 14, 2003

    Investing the brutal rape and murder of an undercover federal agent and forced to use discretion in order to protect the identities of those agents in the field, the detectives arrest a suspect highly connected with a Colombian drug cartel. As the case proceeds towards trial, Cabot is faced with death threats on herself and her family along with pressure to yield the case to federal authorities.

  • 5x5 Serendipity
    aired on October 21, 2003

    A dead baby is found in a gutter, sending the detectives on a hunt for its mother. She too turns up dead, and the clues point to a dermatologist whose DNA happens to match the evidence in a cold case of child molestation. Casey Novak, the ADA newly assigned to prosecute SVU cases, butts heads with Benson and Stabler over their handling of these murders. Though she has the blessing of DA Arthur Branch, she is still unsure of whether or not she is the right person to take Cabot's place.

  • 5x6 Coerced
    aired on October 28, 2003

    In resolving the kidnapping case of a little boy by a schizophrenic, Stabler uncovers further crimes at an adult group home with Huang's help.

  • 5x7 Choice
    aired on November 4, 2003

    After a man is arrested for attacking his pregnant wife and then seeks to have her charged her with neglect for drinking during her pregnancy, Benson learns that this is not the first time a child has been exposed to the devastating repercussions of the woman's uncontrolled alcoholism.

  • 5x8 Abomination
    aired on November 11, 2003

    After the homosexual poster-boy for a sexual re-education group is found murdered, the detectives suspect an outspoken minister who was in the process of flooding the victim with hate mail and death threats. When the activist's alibi checks out, the detectives turn their attention to a professor who objects to the victim's thesis on the failure of sexual re-education groups.

  • 5x9 Control
    aired on November 18, 2003

    The mutilation of a subway commuter leads the detectives to discover their "victim" may be the perpretator in abducting women and forcing them to live in his dungeon for several years as his bride. As the detectives prepare to arrest their victim turned suspect, Benson arrives ahead of the other detectives to find their perp murdered and is crucified in court as a result of turning away one of his victims four years ago because she did not believe the report.

  • 5x10 Shaken
    aired on November 25, 2003

    The discovery of a beaten infant leads Stabler and Cragen on a search for the attacker who may be a pedophile. When the medical evidence shows that the injuries were a result of shaken baby syndrome, Stabler shifts the focus of the investigation to those closest to the child: her mother, the nannies and a boyfriend of the mother.

  • 5x11 Escape
    aired on December 2, 2003

    When a convicted pedophile, desperate to prove his innocence before his terminally ill mother dies, escapes from prison and kidnaps his accuser to force him to recant his story, Benson finds herself in the middle of a hostage situation beginning to believe his story. After he is disarmed, Benson reviews his case, uncovers the web of corruption and deceit which caused his wrongful conviction, and reunites him with his mother and his son

  • 5x12 Brotherhood
    aired on January 6, 2004

    The murder and sodomy of a local fraternity pledge master leads the detectives to his pornographic web site, which features college girls at a local bar. Further investigation points back to the fraternity, whose members are not cooperating, and their code of conduct for prospective pledges.

  • 5x13 Hate
    aired on January 13, 2004

    After a man accused of the murders of three Arabs claims that he was genetically and biologically predisposed to hatred and violence, Benson and Stabler dispel the fallacy of his defense when they uncover the real impetus to the slayings.

  • 5x14 Ritual
    aired on February 3, 2004

    The investigation into the death of a young boy who appears to be the victim of a ritualistic killing leads to the discovery that he was one of many children smuggled from Nigeria to be sold into slavery

  • 5x15 Families
    aired on February 10, 2004

    The investigation into the death of a pregnant teenager exposes a long-held family secret which precipitates another violent death and the destruction of two families.

  • 5x16 Home
    aired on February 17, 2004

    A mentally ill woman's paranoia intensifies after her innocent-bystander husband is murdered during a robbery, fueling her descent into child abuse, abandonment, and death.

  • 5x17 Mean
    aired on February 24, 2004

    The conviction of a group of sociopathic high school bullies who turned one of their own from a victimiser into a torture murder victim escalates the systematic peer abuse at their exclusive private school, leading to further tragedy.

  • 5x18 Careless
    aired on March 2, 2004

    The investigation into the death of a foster child, who passed out at a midnight exorcism, leads to charges of neglect and murder for the foster parents and the social worker.

  • 5x19 Sick
    aired on March 30, 2004

    The prosecution of a suspected pedophile is impeded by parents who refuse to produce their molested child for questioning to avoid losing the millions they were paid through a non-disclosure agreement, and by the discovery that a second molestation accusation was falsified in an attempt to extort a settlement similiar to that received by the first victim.

  • 5x20 Lowdown
    aired on April 6, 2004

    When the death of a prosecutor is staged using information gleaned from a co-worker's caseload, Novak endangers her career to obtain a confession.

  • 5x21 Criminal
    aired on April 20, 2004

    When it becomes obvious that a forensics expert raped and murdered a student, the investigation focuses on a criminology professor Cragen arrested decades earlier for similar crimes, and it's up to Cragen and his team to discover if the professor is the perpetrator or the victim of a bitter rival, a disappearing alibi witness, a corrupt businessman, and ultimately, Cragen's rush to judgment.

  • 5x22 Painless
    aired on April 27, 2004

    After finding a woman handcuffed to her bed with a bag over her head, the detectives believe it was a homicide. Later on the detectives find out the woman had been planning her suicide for quite a while. Due to an event in Munch's past he become's personally involved in finding out if a terminally ill embyologist facilitated the suicide of the victim. They find out that the victim had been encouraged by the embyologist through the use of a website.

  • 5x23 Bound
    aired on May 4, 2004

    A nurse, whose brother owns the home-nursing company she works for, takes her childhood abandonment frustrations of her mother out on the rich elderly women the company cares for, leaving the detectives to believe they have a money-hungry serial killer on the loose. The detectives know the nurse has committed the murders of what they thought was six people, but they cannot prove it, that is untill Benson and Stabler do a little roleplaying and get the nurse to confess that she has killed numerous elderly women and framed the murders on her brother as a way to get back at her mother and brother.

  • 5x24 Poison
    aired on May 11, 2004

    A child is taken to a hospital after passing out, and it is discovered that she had a huge amount of detergent in her stomach. The first suspect is the mom and her daughter claims that she forced her sister to drink the detergent. After a scary confrontation with the judge he rules that the daughter cannot testify and therefore the mom is found not guility. Novak then enlists Clark's assistance in obtaining evidence to remove the judge from the bench after his bias in two child abuse cases lead to the death of the child who died of suffocation by the mom and in another case the wrongful incarceration of an innocent woman.

  • 5x25 Head
    aired on May 18, 2004

    After a video voyeur's hidden camera in a public restroom records a middle school principal sexually assaulting a teenaged boy, Novak learns that the pedophilia arose from a brain tumor that is successfully treatable by surgery, but can grow back, which they find out from another case.Novak agrees to a plea bargain, but only if the principal agrees to register as a sex offender, just in case the tumor grows back. She then finds out that she is pregnant and violates her plea bargain by contacting the boy and letting him know he is the father.

Episodes

  • 6x1 Birthright
    aired on September 21, 2004

    The investigation into the attempted kidnapping of a six year old girl uncovers a fertility doctor's scheme to steal embryos, and prompts a custody battle between the child's biological and birth mothers.

  • 6x2 Debt
    aired on September 28, 2004

    As Benson and Stabler investigate the disappearance of a mother and her teenaged daughter, they uncover a conspiracy between a corrupt immigration attorney and gangsters running a prostitution ring that is staffed by women they have smuggled into the country and imprisoned as sex slaves.

  • 6x3 Obscene
    aired on October 12, 2004

    With the encouragement of a radio host, who has a dirty mouth on him, one teenager is raped and another is imprisoned when they are thrown together by the manipulative adults in their lives whose sole motivations are celebrity and publicity for their own self-serving interests.

  • 6x4 Scavenger
    aired on October 19, 2004

    The entire squad races against the clock to solve the puzzles and uncover the clues scattered throughout the city by a serial killer who is taunting them to find him and the next victims on his list.

  • 6x5 Outcry
    aired on October 26, 2004

    A missing teenager found beaten and tied up in a college dormitory under construction claims that she was raped by three students, but as the investigation proceeds and information obtained by the police and the press causes her story to unravel quickly, the girl recants. Since Benson remains convinced that a rape did occur, the focus of the investigation shifts to the girl's overly-protective stepfather who has resisted the investigation from its onset. When the girl finally tells the truth about the attack, it becomes apparent that her lies were calculated to protect her innocent stepfather from physical and financial ruin, because the girl says her fathers boss raped her. After the girl says who attacked her a previous victim comes foward and says that she had the same attacker.

  • 6x6 Conscience
    aired on November 9, 2004

    The detectives and the district attorney get played first by the teenage murderer of a young boy, and then by the victim's father, who uses his professional expertise to escape punishment for avenging his son's death.

  • 6x7 Charisma
    aired on November 16, 2004

    A career con artist, forger and thief turns to murder and serial pedophilia to populate the cult he created and to get his hands on a multi-million dollar trust fund. The detectives have trouble getting any leads because no one in the cult is saying anything, not even their names.

  • 6x8 Doubt
    aired on November 23, 2004

    When a college student claims rape and her professor claims it was consensual sex, Stabler and Benson find themselves in the middle of a he said, she said battle, trying to decide whether to believe the alleged victim, or the alleged perpetrator who claimed she liked it rough. Benson sides with Myra, the victim, whereas Stabler finds himself wondering if Polikoff is telling the truth about being innocent, especially after Myra falsely accuses Stabler of touching her inappropriately. After giving more thought to the situation, Benson and Stabler each wonder if the other is right. Stabler has bigger problems on his hands, though, as Myra's attorney reveals that Kathy has moved out and taken the children.

  • 6x9 Weak
    aired on November 30, 2004

    After arguing with Benson about their personal lives, Stabler enlists the help of a former cop turned psychiatrist in apprehending a serial rapist and murderer who attacks disabled women.

  • 6x10 Haunted
    aired on December 7, 2004

    Fin is reunited with his own son as he risks his life to save two small children, one caught in the middle of a bodega robbery and the other from the junkie who set the child's mother up for murder and then stole him to use as a front in her scheme to boost materials for her meth lab.

  • 6x11 Contagious
    aired on January 11, 2005

    After a car accident a nine-year-old girl is examined and it's found she's been sexually abused. Out of fear and desperation, the girl blames her soccer coach for molesting her. Soon a slew of other girls claim they also have been raped by the same coach. During the investigation, Benson has to try keeping Stabler from falling apart as his wife has left him.

  • 6x12 Identity
    aired on January 18, 2005

    Complications ensue in the investigation of a Stone Cold Assassins gangbanger who fell off a building after the victim that he tried to rape bit him in self-defense when the vic's twin sister cops to the crime, seemingly impossible due to the evidence until the secrets regarding the sister's true genetic identity are revealed.

  • 6x13 Quarry
    aired on January 25, 2005

    When the body of a seven-year-old child is found, the squad again begins to investigate convicted serial killer Lucas Biggs, believing that he molested and murdered the boy. While Biggs can detail every child he ever molested, he swears that he has no memory of this one. Further investigations show that there is another suspect, but before he can be picked up, someone picks him off.

  • 6x14 Game
    aired on February 8, 2005

    The squad is at a loss on what to do with a violent homicide when Stabler's son points out that the event is straight out of a video game. Interviewing the game's creators leads them to a former employee, who then leads them (with a few other steps along the way) to a teenage couple who claim to be unable to distinguish fantasy from reality.

  • 6x15 Hooked
    aired on February 15, 2005

    When the body of a teenager is found with her older cousin's I.D., Benson and Stabler investigate only to learn that that the teen had been part of a group who had 'hooked up' online. As their investigation intensified, they realised that the victim was the object of an older man's obsession, but before they can arrest him he also turns up dead.

  • 6x16 Ghost
    aired on February 22, 2005

    When a wealthy couple is found dead in their home, Benson and Stabler soon realise that their deaths are connected to a drug smuggling ring. Eventually the road leads back to the same drug dealers who forced a former assistant district attorney into hiding, and Alex Cabot comes home to face her enemies.

  • 6x17 Rage
    aired on March 1, 2005

    Fourteen years ago, Stabler had a chance to nail Gordon Rickett for the abduction, rape and murder of Dana MacNamara, but Rickett managed to get off. With the recent discovery of the body of Kerry Lynn Palmer, Stabler has another chance at cracking the case. They can only hold Rickett for twenty-four hours, but are able to glean enough information during that time period to at least have a place to start. Cragen and Benson both worry that Stabler will let his hatred for the suspected child molester interfere with his ability to do his job.

  • 6x18 Pure
    aired on March 8, 2005

    After an 18-year-old girl is kidnapped, psychic Sebastian Ballentine comes forward claiming to have information on the killings. Stabler refuses to believe that Ballentine is a real psychic, and is convinced that the hints he is dropping about the case indicate he is somehow involved.

  • 6x19 Intoxicated
    aired on March 29, 2005

    When Denise Eldridge finds her fifteen-year-old daughter Carrie in bed with twenty-one-year-old Justin, she immediately calls police to have Justin charged with statuatory rape. Benson intercedes on behalf of Carrie, calling a children's rights lawyer to assist her, but when Denise turns up dead, Carrie and Justin both end up on the suspect list. Benson tries to get some help from Simone Bryce, but Bryce is obligated to protect her client. [ Recap available. ]

  • 6x20 Night (Part 1)
    aired on May 3, 2005

    After a young woman is found raped and murdered near a nightclub, with five hundred dollars stuffed into her mouth, Benson and Stabler follow the fingerprint trail on the money to attorney Jason Whitaker, whose sole responsibility seems to be handling the trust for the Duvall family. Soon detectives are convinced that Gabriel Duvall is their rapist, but don't have quite enough evidence to put him away. A.D.A. Novak is working on both the case and a terrified former victim when she is brutally attacked in her office late at night. (Day (2) aired on Law & Order: Trial by Jury, season 1, episode 11.)

  • 6x21 Blood
    aired on May 10, 2005

    After a young woman's baby is tossed out of a car, Benson and Stabler investigate to find out what happened, and after learning the young woman is addicted to prescription pain killers, their investigation leads them to an elderly woman named Jenny Rogers, who lives with her son Kevin and daughter-in-law Carol. The young woman finally identifies Carol Rogers as the person who solds her the drugs, but when detectives go to confront Carol they find her body, and are left trying to uncover who really killed Carol.

  • 6x22 Parts
    aired on May 17, 2005

    After a woman's head is found in a car junkyard, the detectives track it down to the black market.

  • 6x23 Goliath
    aired on May 24, 2005

    After the wife of a police officer claims her husband raped her, Benson and Stabler arrest the man and come close to believing his version of events when he attacks his captain. When another officer murders his wife and attempts to kill himself that same night, the whole force gets involved and soon realises that the two men both recently returned home from Afghanistan, where they were given the drug Quinium, an anti-malarial. With the reluctant help of reporter Sherm Hempell and a base doctor with an attack of conscience, Novak takes on the U.S. army. Stabler has trouble with the case because of his history in the marines.

Episodes

  • 7x1 Demons
    aired on September 20, 2005

    Twenty years after being convicted of the rape of a teenage girl, Ray Schenkel is released, much to the dismay of retired detective William Dorsey. When a teenage girl is raped on the route Schenkel would have taken home, Stabler goes undercover as a recently paroled sex offender so that he can get into the same therapy group as Schenkel, and the same halfway house. Cragen worries that Stabler may be getting in over his head.

  • 7x2 Design (1)
    aired on September 27, 2005

    Benson saves April Troost from committing suicide, but feels responsible when Troost dies during the trial of the man she accuses of raping her and getting her pregnant. It isn't long before detectives learn that Barclay Pallister wasn't the only man April picked up in a bar who has no recollection of sleeping with her, and the squad realises that Troost was no victim. Their search takes them from prospective parents looking to adopt her child to the men she drugged and accosted to the sperm center she used to work at, which ends up at the center of the case. (Flaw (2) aired on Law & Order, season 16, episode 2.)

  • 7x3 911
    aired on October 4, 2005

    Benson is on her way out for the evening when a call comes in from a little girl who says she's all alone. While trying to draw the girl out, Benson is drawn deeper into the little girl's life, and although the other officers begin to suspect the whole thing may be some sick joke, Benson is convinced that the little girl is the real deal. By talking to Maria, Benson is able to ferret enough information from her so that they have a place to start, but Maria's captor has an affinity for electronics and has done everything he can to make sure that no one can find the little girl he bought and paid for.

  • 7x4 Ripped
    aired on October 11, 2005

    When the teenage son of Stabler's old partner comes under suspicion for attacking a classmate, Stabler's inability to treat this like any other case gets him suspended.

  • 7x5 Strain
    aired on October 18, 2005

    The discovery of the bodies of two young gay men who were both meth addicts as well as victims of a new strain of AIDS that can kill its victims in less than a year leads to an investigation. Tutuola learns that his son, Ken, is gay, and has difficulty accepting it, even though he and Benson end up going to Ken for help with infiltrating an anti-meth group. The group's leader, Gabriel, soon becomes their top suspect when the squad realises that the two men died because they passed the disease on.

  • 7x6 Raw
    aired on November 1, 2005

    After a six-year-old boy dies in a school shooting, detectives trace the gun used back to a white supremacist's gun shop. Munch and Tutuola both face hatred and prejudice from the major suspects in the case, but their investigation soon takes them from the man who pulled the trigger back to the gun shop owner, who makes no bones about his hatred of anyone who isn't white.

  • 7x7 Name
    aired on November 8, 2005

    After the bones of a boy who disappeared in 1978 are found at a playground, Stabler, still visibly recovering from a recent gunshot wound, teams up with Vizcarrando to determine the boy's identity, which leads them to a cold case involving four missing Puerto Rican boys that were never found.

  • 7x8 Starved
    aired on November 15, 2005

    After a dating service is linked to three rapes, Olivia goes undercover to ferret out the rapist and meets Mike Jergens, a surgeon who enjoys controlling the women in his life. The detectives are soon led to his girlfriend, Cora Kennison, but shortly after testifying in the grand jury hearing Cora marries Mike. After Cora attempts suicide, Mike fights her mother, Virginia, to unplug her feeding tube.

  • 7x9 Rockabye
    aired on November 22, 2005

    After sixteen-year-old Lauren Westley loses her unborn child due to a severe abdominal beating, her father's insistance that Lauren was raped leads detectives to the baby's father, but it isn't long before the detectives realise that Lauren was an active party in her own beating, and the two teens had found it necessary to take the steps they did because the abortion clinic kept putting off Lauren's request for an appointment. Novak faces a tough opponent in her own office when she and Branch disagree over the appropriate action to be taken against Wayne Mortens, the young girl's boyfriend.

  • 7x10 Storm
    aired on November 29, 2005

    When a teenager and her younger sister end up in the hospital after a day at the park, detectives learn that both girls were abducted from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina along with a third sister who is still missing. Despite the interference of a local reporter, Jackson Zane, detectives are able to catch the kidnapper, a known pedophile, and recover the girl, but when Alvin Dutch dies and the autopsy determines it was Anthrax, Benson puts everything on the line so that she can get the truth out there.

  • 7x11 Alien
    aired on December 6, 2005

    After young Sean Hamill is stabbed in the back at the schoolyard, detectives are led to Charlie Monaghan, the older boy who had previously gotten into trouble over Hamill, but it isn't long before their attention turns to Monaghan's half-sister Emma Boyd. Hamill had been torturing the little girl for months because she had two mothers. After getting a nice deal for Emma's side, Benson and Stabler are thrown for a loop when Emma's biological grandparents accuse Zoe, who had never legally adopted Emma, of sexually molesting the little girl, and evidence seems to support their claims.

  • 7x12 Infected
    aired on January 3, 2006

    Monica Phelps is found dead in her apartment, her son Nathan hiding in the closet behind her body. Detectives soon link Monica's death to philanthropist Ted Carthage, who runs an organization dedicated to helping people get off the streets. Benson is certain that Carthage is the killer, but a shaky ID from Nathan puts him back on the street. After Nathan kills Carthage himself, Sophie Devere argues that Nathan committed the killing because he saw Carthage shoot his mother -- something the gun manufacturers don't like.

  • 7x13 Blast
    aired on January 10, 2006

    The team investigates when young Carly Hunter disappears while walking home from school one day. While processing evidence found at the scene, Warner realises that the little girl has leukemia, and they need to get her home as soon as possible to begin treatment. Despite the ransom drop going wrong, the detectives are able to find the little girl thanks to evidence O'Halloran finds at the scene, but as she tells her story to Stabler and her mother, it soon becomes clear that her kidnapper is someone very close to home. Stabler and Warner end up becoming hostages when the kidnapper approaches Jake Hunter directly.

  • 7x14 Taboo
    aired on January 17, 2006

    A college co-ed's tale of rape and an unknown pregnancy is suspect after detectives learn that she's been linked to not one but two abandoned newborns.

  • 7x15 Manipulated
    aired on February 7, 2006

    After the body of Vicky Riggs is found, Benson and Stabler delve into her private life and finally learn that in addition to being a respected lawyer, she was also a stripper. A surveillance photo leads them to Linus McKellen, her boss' husband, who was also having an affair with her. There isn't enough evidence to prove he murdered Vicky, but when Vicky's co-worker at the club, Josie Post, is also found murdered, DNA proves that McKellen's semen was found in her body, despite his disabled wife Tessa's conviction that he would never murder anyone. Suspicion turns on Tessa herself once the detectives interview the only man who seems capable of having committed the murders.

  • 7x16 Gone
    aired on February 28, 2006

    Doug Waverly and Nick Pratt are charged with rape and murder in the disappearance of Canadian student Jennifer Durning after Nick's cousin, Jason King, claims that while he had consensual sex with her that night the other two raped her. A stray pubic hair leads Novak to Keith Willis, a drunk who was paid off by the boys to get Jennifer out of the hotel and who later saw the boys kidnap her, but Willis exactly fit to be a witness as his mind has gone after years of alcohol abuse. Jason King disappears. Although they are able to find a bug in Donnelly's office, they are not able to prove that it was placed there by Pratt or Waverly. Judge Donnelly is forced to dismiss the case against the two boys since there is no case without Jason's testimony.

  • 7x17 Class
    aired on March 21, 2006

    After Carolyn Pereira's body is dumped in an area frequented by prostitutes, Stabler and Tutuola soon realise she had far more money than a student on financial aid should have had, and learn that she was deeply involved in the worlds of online gambling and high stakes poker. Suspects include the Gloria Culhane, the roommate who ended up with the very expensive ring that Caroline stole from a star athlete, Roddy Franklin, the star athlete who had his ring taken by Caroline, and Adam Halder, Caroline's best friend from childhood who turned out to be her backup during her online gambling forays. Stabler makes a special plea for Halder, feeling like he and the young man have something in common because both were boys from the wrong side of the tracks dealing with rich kids who treated them like dirt.

  • 7x18 Venom
    aired on March 28, 2006

    Ken Randall calls Benson for help after he's picked up in an alley late at night. He claims that he was looking for a body after overhearing a man talk about murdering a woman and dumping her body while he was at the bar that night. Tutuola is upset that no one informed him, and determined to clear his son's name even though Ken immediately gets his own lawyer. Tutuola turns his eye on Ken's cousin, Darius Parker, who was with Ken that night and has been in and out of trouble for years, and after Ken voluntarily submits his DNA to clear his name, a shocking family connection between Darius and Ken is revealed. Darius confesses to having murdered the woman and her baby, but his confession is out because no one had contacted his lawyer.

  • 7x19 Fault
    aired on April 4, 2006

    A manhunt ensues when Victor Paul Gitano, a recently released sex offender, kidnaps two children after killing the rest of their family. Benson and Stabler pursue Gitano only to find their own relationship challenged as both experience opportunities where they put their personal relationship ahead of their job. After having her throat slashed, Benson requests for a new partner when she hears what Stabler has to say about their relationship and their job.

  • 7x20 Fat
    aired on May 2, 2006

    Stabler teams up with an new partner to investigate a sexual attack on Jessica DeLay, a sixteen-year-old girl who worked tobacco stings for the Department of Health and face an overweight young brother and sister who claim it was an act of vengeance for Jessica and her friend, Tommy Strahan, beating up their older brother Rudi for being fat. Stabler and Blaine arrest DeLay and Strahan, but when the two are released due to lack of admissable evidence, Rudi Bixton takes justice into his own hands.

  • 7x21 Web
    aired on May 9, 2006

    When an eight-year-old propositions a male classmate, Stabler and Tutuola are called in to investigate the case and soon learn that Jake Winnock's father spent seven years in prison for molesting his older brother, Teddy. D.N.A. tests clear Gregory Hensal of abusive his son, but implicate Jake's older brother, whom detectives soon learn has been running his own personal Internet pornography site. T.A.R.U. tech Ruben Morales joins the detectives in their search for Teddy after he goes missing, but his own guilt about his nephew's molestation after being raped by an online predator he met using the computer Morales had given him colors his judgment when dealing with one of the suspects.

  • 7x22 Influence
    aired on May 16, 2006

    After Jamie Hoskins falsely accuses two classmates of rape after a consensual act then hits nine pedestrians during an attempted suicide, medical tests reveal she has been taking medication for bipolar disorder and stopped her pills a week earlier. Jamie is charged with murder and released on her own recognizance after she agrees to take her medication, but after rock star Derek Lord, who is well known for his negative views on psychiatry, gets involved and begins spearheading her defense, Jamie again stops taking her medication. Novak is sympathetic to Jamie, but Jamie's insistence on following Derek Lord's advice leaves Novak with no choice but to take the case to trial.

Episodes

  • 8x1 Informed
    aired on September 19, 2006

    Benson is called in after a young woman shows up at the hospital, raped and beaten with her head shaved. Haley Kerns refuses to submit to a rape kit, but Benson steals her underwear before leaving the apartment and gives it to Warner to check out. When Benson returns to her apartment she encounters Star Morrison, who admits that Haley is a federal informant working with them on eco-terrorism. After Stabler is wounded while out on a search with Morrison, Benson and she work to get information from Haley before the eco-terrorists can strike. [ Recap available. ]

  • 8x2 Clock
    aired on September 26, 2006

    Stabler and Tutuola pair up to investigate when two teens go missing while their school is on a field trip to a local museum. Their investigation soon turns up evidence that the disappearance was staged to help Janey, who suffers from Turner's Syndrome, be with her older boyfriend, a man with a prediliction for young girls, and to help the boy, Connor, make good on a gamlbing debt. Stabler experiences a rift with his daughter, Kathleen, who is upset over the way that he has handled her relationship with a young man named Kevin. [ Recap available. ]

  • 8x3 Recall
    aired on October 3, 2006

    Stabler and his new partner, Dani Beck, investigate the rape of a young woman named Nikki, who soon identifies a prominent lawyer, Martin Trenway, as her rapist. The squad has difficulty making the charges stick until another victim comes forward, but her testimony cannot be proven reliable. Determined to get at Trenway, Beck tracks down a woman from his past who holds the key to convicting Trenway, if they can convince her to expose the truth. [ Recap available. ]

  • 8x4 Uncle
    aired on October 10, 2006

    After a mother and her ten-year-old daughter are found raped and butchered in their apartment, Stabler and Beck take in a homeless man who turns out to be Munch's uncle, Andrew. Initially he's their main suspect until they find their way to a new suspect. Unfortunately, when their only evidence against Brent Allen Banks is thrown out in court, Andrew, suffering from mental illness, goes too far trying to do what he is convinced is the right thing. [ Recap available. ]

  • 8x5 Confrontation
    aired on October 17, 2006

    Stabler and Beck disagree on how to handle a case involving a rapist who seems to be escalating his attacks. Beck is getting too personally involved in the case and with the victims, which Stabler warns her against. The key witness in the case is a pregnant woman who denies having been raped more than once by the man, whose goal appears to have been to impregnate the women. [ Recap available. ]

  • 8x6 Infiltrated
    aired on October 31, 2006

    Novak tries to find Benson when the case for a previous rape victim, Chelsea Arndale, hinges on her testimony. Benson, meanwhile, is still living as Persephone James and has been arrested in Oregon after the ecologist's group she has infiltrated is involved in a fracas with the local police. After the local sheriff advises her that her group is being looked at in connection with a recent murder, Benson decides to do a little investigating on her own and learns that the man was a pedophile. When she finally finds his private hideaway, it leads to a shocking conclusion. [ Recap available. ]

  • 8x7 Underbelly
    aired on November 14, 2006

    After a third young teen is found dead, a paw print tattoo on her lower back, Stabler and Beck investigate the tattoo, which leads them to Broder House, a foster home for young girls. They learn that Chantal was one of a number of girls who had ended up working the streets for a man named Victor. Stabler warns Beck that she can't get emotionally involved in every case, but the two work together to bring down Victor, relying on one of his girls to get the evidence that they need.

  • 8x8 Cage
    aired on November 21, 2006

    After a van containing two young children ends up in the river, Beck finds herself drawn to the young girl, Eden, and the investigation into a tape found in the vehicle turns up a mysterious death involving a controversial attachment therapy technique. Beck tries to do the right thing by saving Eden, only to find herself torn when it seems as though there is nothing she can do to help. The investigation into the rebirthing turns up a foster family who abuses the children in their care, but not all of the children agree that it was abuse.

  • 8x9 Choreographed
    aired on November 28, 2006

    After Danielle Masoner dies in Central Park, Stabler follows the leads to a homeless man who turns out to be a better witness than he thought. Paired up again with Benson, Stabler investigates her death, but it keeps bringing up memories of Dani Beck for him. During the course of the investigation, Benson and Stabler learn that Danielle's husband was sleeping with a friend of theirs, leading the squad to suspect first him, but their suspicion soon turns to the husband of the other woman.

  • 8x10 Scheherezade
    aired on January 2, 2007

    Stabler heads to see terminal cancer patient Judson Tierney after a request from his parish priest, and soon realizes that Tierney has a story that he is dying to tell but only wants to tell to his estranged daughter. With Benson keeping an eye on Tierney, Stabler looks into the man's past and learns that he was once involved in a series of unsolved bank robberies, and that he has been keeping a secret about his daughter for over twenty years.

  • 8x11 Burned
    aired on January 9, 2007

    Stabler and Benson find themselves on opposite sides when Valerie Sennet accuses her estranged husband, Miles Sennet, of breaking into her home and raping her. Because Miles has no history of violence and Valerie refuses to allow detectives to use her daughter Tessa as a witness, he is soon released, and Stabler and Benson continue to clash as Benson remains convinced that Miles raped Valerie and is a danger, and Stabler believes it may be a case of a wife crying foul to punish her soon-to-be ex-husband. [ Recap available. ]

  • 8x12 Outsider
    aired on January 16, 2007

    Tutuola reluctantly works on a case involving the rape of a coed after his son Ken feels responsible for catching the rapist. Tutuola trying to solve the case with the rape victim unwilling to cooperate, crosses paths with another detective, Chester Lake, who is also investigating similar cases as part of Brooklyn SVU. The two clash at first but when another rape occurs, the two detectives must work together and pick up the pace before the rapist strikes again. [ Recap available. ]

  • 8x13 Loophole
    aired on February 6, 2007

    Stabler ends out being out of commission after a perpetrator high on PCP throws him through a window at the station, so Benson teams up with Munch and Tutuola to investigate a mysterious packet of photos. The photographs lead them to both a suspected child pornographer and a junkie burgler, but after Benson takes ill during the investigation, the team realises that there is more than child pornography at stake as their investigation soon reveals that Seth Millstead wasn't into little boys at all, but had been using the tenants of the apartment building in an experiment for a new pesticide.

  • 8x14 Dependent
    aired on February 13, 2007

    Benson and Stabler attempt to question a confused young woman about an attack on her parents that left her brother traumatised and Stabler puts his career on the line when he goes too far.

  • 8x15 Haystack
    aired on February 20, 2007

    Stabler finds himself drawn into a case where a young mother has committed suicide after her baby goes missing. The case leads to questions for Benson about her own family history.

  • 8x16 Philadelphia
    aired on February 27, 2007

    Benson finds herself in a bad situation when she has a closer link to a suspect than she ever could have expected.

  • 8x17 Sin
    aired on March 27, 2007

    Stabler and Benson suspect a charismatic preacher in a case of murder until his wife provides them with another viable suspect.

  • 8x18 Responsible
    aired on April 3, 2007

    Stabler seeks Kathleen's help when investigating a case involving teenage alcohol abuse.

  • 8x19 Florida
    aired on May 1, 2007

    When Detective Benson gets into the middle of an investigation of her brother Simon Marsden (Michael Weston), the case begins to threaten her career. As Simon makes a run for it, Benson investigates further into his family life, and begins to question whether or not she was the product of a rape in the first place.

  • 8x20 Annihilated
    aired on May 8, 2007

    A woman's murder appears to be the result of a professional hit, when her fiancé receives death threats, apparently resulting from his CIA career. Elliot, investigating this, finds that the man may not be all that he seems.

  • 8x21 Pretend
    aired on May 15, 2007

    The team investigates the death of a partially clothed teenage boy wearing a leather mask. The detectives discover that the victim's best friend (Michael Welch) is the killer and has a video, showing that the boy's death was the result of a backyard wrestling match gone wrong.

  • 8x22 Screwed
    aired on May 22, 2007

    Darius Parker, goes on trial for the rape and murder of a woman and her 14-month old child. The case brings Fin under fire from the media and even has Munch and Stabler at odds. Novak prosecutes the trial that brings Stabler and Tutuola, among others, to the stand. Many previous stories are brought into the trial

Episodes

  • 9x1 Alternate
    aired on September 25, 2007

    Benson and Stabler investigate a suspected child abuse case only to learn that the woman who reported it is the real case.

  • 9x2 Avatar
    aired on October 2, 2007

    Detectives are troubled to learn that someone has taken an online game too far when a girl goes missing.

  • 9x3 Impulsive
    aired on October 9, 2007

    A teacher claims that a student pursued her after she's charged with raping him.

  • 9x4 Savant
    aired on October 16, 2007

    The only witness to a young woman's horrific beating is her mentally challenged daughter.

  • 9x5 Harm
    aired on October 23, 2007

    Benson and Stabler investigate the connection between the New York murder of college counselor Kate Simes and her volunteer work at a refugee center working with soldiers tortured in Iraq.

  • 9x6 Svengali
    aired on November 6, 2007

    Benson comes under fire from fans of a convicted serial killer after a body turns up that greatly resembles his work.

  • 9x7 Blinded
    aired on November 13, 2007

    Novak confronts ghosts from her past while handling the trial of a schizophrenic serial rapist, who seriously injured Stabler.

  • 9x8 Fight
    aired on November 20, 2007

    Detectives find themselves embroiled in the world of ultimate fighting after a young girl's death.

  • 9x9 Paternity
    aired on November 27, 2007

    When the paternity of a missing young boy is placed into question, Stabler wonders if he really is the father of Kathy's child. Later, Stabler faces the possibility of losing not only his partner but also Kathy and the baby when she and Benson are in an accident.

  • 9x10 Snitch
    aired on December 4, 2007

    When a polygamist's wife is murdered, he believes it's related to a recent criminal case he was testifying in, but detectives believe it may be connected to his culture.

  • 9x11 Streetwise
    aired on January 1, 2008

    A Park Avenue socialite's body is found in NYC'S Central Park, and Detectives Benson and Stabler initially suspect her wealthy boyfriend.

  • 9x12 Signature
    aired on January 8, 2008

    A woman's body is found murdered in a park alongside a man with a bullet in his head - Benson and Special Agent Cooper join forces and suspect "The Woodsman", a serial killer Cooper has tried to catch for years. Lake and Benson begin to question Cooper's true motives when the male victim is later identified as "The Woodsman".

  • 9x13 Unorthodox
    aired on January 15, 2008

    Benson and Stabler investigate a tutor after a student is beaten and sexually assaulted, but their investigation soon leads them to another student.

  • 9x14 Inconceivable
    aired on January 22, 2008

    The robbery of fertilized embryos from a sperm bank call for Benson and Stabler to track down the thief. Clues from the clinic's security tape lead them to a long list of suspects including two publicity-hungry extremists. The detectives race against the clock to find the missing embryos, but that isn't the only clock that's ticking - Olivia considers her own fertility and the possibility of motherhood.

  • 9x15 Undercover
    aired on April 15, 2008

    After a woman was found raped in a garden, Benson and Stabler realize that the case goes much deeper because of the victim's mother, drugs, and the realization that a corrections officer is involved. Benson decides to go undercover at the same prison where the mother is, putting herself on the other side of the fence.

  • 9x16 Closet
    aired on April 22, 2008

    After investment banker Jeremy Haynes is found dead, suspicions turns to his boyfriend Lincoln Haver, a professional football player who could lose everything if the truth of his sexuality became public. When news of Haver's sexual preference comes out, Benson comes under fire for her relationship with a reporter.

  • 9x17 Authority
    aired on April 29, 2008

    An engineer plays a series of mind games with Benson and Stabler.

  • 9x18 Trade
    aired on May 6, 2008

    When a pregnant woman's body is discovered in a burned-out brownstone, the investigation turns to a family of coffee importers.

  • 9x19 Cold
    aired on May 13, 2008

    The squad is left at ends when Lake is caught in a gunfight and later takes a witness hostage.

Episodes

  • 10x1 Trials
    aired on September 23, 2008

    After a young boy, Christopher Ryan, is caught driving a runaway van, Detective Elliot Stabler and Detective Benson take the seven year-old into questioning. When Christopher claims his foster parents, Gwen and Noah Sibert, bribe him in exchange for abusive medical testing, the detectives investigate his allegations.

  • 10x2 Confession
    aired on September 30, 2008

    Teenage boy Eric Byers admits himself into the squad room, and warns the team about an unnatural desire towards his younger stepbrother, Cory Kelly. Detective Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson’s suspicions arise, and Eric admits to also looking at a website to try to curb his pedophilic urge. With no crime committed, the detectives decide to investigate this “self-help” website for pedophiles leading them to it’s creator, Jake Berlin. Eric’s rage induced stepfather is also questioned, and shortly after Eric is found missing. The detectives must race to place the clues together to find and stop Eric before any crime is committed.

  • 10x3 Swing
    aired on October 14, 2008

    Stabler is shocked when his daughter, Kathleen, becomes the suspect in an investigation to catch a trespasser. He seeks his estranged mother's help in dealing with his daughter's case.

  • 10x4 Lunacy
    aired on October 21, 2008

    The investigation of a famous dead astronaut found in Battery Park has hit a dead end, causing Stabler to ask for assistance from his old mentor, Dick Finley, a former colleague of the victim and an astronaut himself.

  • 10x5 Retro
    aired on October 28, 2008

    A baby with AIDS has Benson and Stabler asking for assistance from Warner as they investigate the case. They are pointed in the direction of a homeopathic doctor who has an questionable ethical past and who had prescribed the baby ineffective vitamins.

  • 10x6 Babes
    aired on November 11, 2008

    Stabler and Munch uncover a chastity club and a group of girls with a pregnancy pact at a high school where they came to investigate the death of a student.

  • 10x7 Wildlife
    aired on November 18, 2008

    Stabler goes undercover to infiltrate a rare animal smuggling operation.

  • 10x8 Persona
    aired on November 25, 2008

    Benson finds herself going the extra mile to protect a woman abused by her spouse. The investigation turns up information regarding a long-forgotten case of 2nd degree murder and escape.

  • 10x9 PTSD
    aired on December 2, 2008

    The death of a marine who was pregnant by a rapist puts the unit at odds with the Pentagon when they fight to keep the case, and Benson's flashbacks of her own assault may further impede the investigation.

  • 10x10 Smut
    aired on December 9, 2008

    A beaten and raped woman who has no memory of what happened to her puts Benson and Stabler on the trail of a serial rapist, but when women refuse to testify Olivia will have to face how her assault has affected her job performance.

  • 10x11 Stranger
    aired on January 6, 2009

    When a girl who vanished four years ago reappears, she claims to have been imprisoned and sexually abused. Benson and Stabler look into the case and find themselves having to sort through what was fact and what the girl made up.

  • 10x12 Hothouse
    aired on January 13, 2009

    When a teenager's body is uncovered in the Hudson River, the detectives search for the victim's identity which leads Benson to go undercover as a madam.

  • 10x13 Snatched
    aired on February 3, 2009

    The mother of a kidnapped young girl points the detectives towards her father, an ex-con, but it is soon discovered that the grandfather is a master thief and has many enemies. However, because of Alzheimer's, the grandfather can't remember much of his past.

  • 10x14 Transitions
    aired on February 17, 2009

    The detectives have very little to work with after a man is found badly-beaten in a strip club's parking lot. Their questioning begins with the dancers until the victim's ex-wife and 13-year old transgender son become suspects.

  • 10x15 Lead
    aired on March 10, 2009

    When a pediatrician convicted of abusing patients is found dead, Stabler and Benson investigate and soon find ADA Cabot has a reason for becoming involved in the case.

  • 10x16 Ballerina
    aired on March 17, 2009

    A single murder suddenly turns into a scene with three bodies, leaving Benson and Stabler to work with a strip club owner to find a murderer whose motive may be more about righteousness than perversity.

  • 10x17 Hell
    aired on March 31, 2009

    Detective Munch investigates the brutal rape and beating of a young mute girl, but things become tricky when her drawing of the devil who attacked her resembles a local priest who may not be practicing his beliefs according to canon.

  • 10x18 Baggage
    aired on April 7, 2009

    A turf war ensues when Stabler and Tutuola link an artist's murder to a serial killer, and the detective assigned to that case focuses more on their involvement in an investigation he believes belongs solely to him than on identifying the killer.

  • 10x19 Selfish
    aired on April 28, 2009

    A grandmother reports that her 2 year old granddaughter has disappeared, but the Amber Alert fails to yield progress. The detectives then move their attention over to her young irresponsible mother as their prime suspect.

  • 10x20 Crush
    aired on May 5, 2009

    A teenage girl who sent text messages containing nude pictures of herself is found beaten up. She next faces a harsh sentence from a judge after being arrested for producing and distributing child pornography.

  • 10x21 Liberties
    aired on May 19, 2009

    A favor for a judge who is hearing a harassment case sends Stabler and Benson to interview a death-row serial killer in order to determine the fate of his son.

  • 10x22 Zebras
    aired on June 2, 2009

    A murder in Central Park that involves a tourist puts the SVU on high alert, but when the suspect they've brought in for questioning escapes, Munch has to reach out to an ex-wife in an effort to prevent another killing that's closer to home.

Episodes

  • 11x1 Unstable
    aired on September 23, 2009

    Officer Nate Kendall aids a woman in trouble and becomes roped into solving a rape case. While Detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson believe that Kendall is not right for the case due to his unstable personality, Executive ADA Sonya Paxton joins the team, bringing evidence of a common thread among three other rape cases. With Paxton’s help, the team might expose a serial rapist.

  • 11x2 Sugar
    aired on September 30, 2009

    A young woman's body is found stuffed inside a suitcase, and police believe that Mindy Keefe, the victim, was a train passenger on her way to Tampa when she was murdered. Detectives Benson and Stabler turn to Keefe's financier boyfriend, Owen Cassidy's (guest star Matt Burns) yacht to investigate. However, Cassidy claims he was on his boat during the time of the murder. After further searching, the detectives discover Keefe belonged to an online dating website. But when the CEO of the dating website, Vance Shepard (special guest star Eric McCormack), refuses to comment on the case, the detectives turn to ADA Sonya Paxton for help.

  • 11x3 Solitary
    aired on October 7, 2009

    When Lily Milton (guest star Deborah Ann Woll) is reported missing, her boyfriend, Parker Hubbard (guest star Bobby Campo), points Detectives Benson and Stabler in the direction of Callum Donovan (guest star Stephen Rea), Lily's downstairs neighbor and convicted bank robber who spent nineteen years in solitary confinement. During the investigation into Donovan's alibi, Lily is found alive, adding a surprising twist to the case and exposing more of Donovan's dark past.

  • 11x4 Hammered
    aired on October 14, 2009

    After a night of heavy drinking, Dalton Rindell (guest star Scott Foley) wakes up to a bloody apartment, a terrible cut on his head and a dead woman in his bed. Unable to recall the night before, Rindell immediately calls the police. Detectives Benson and Stabler suspect the crime is the result of a deadly love triangle; however Rindell does not recognize the victim. After questioning Rindell and the victim’s family and friends, Benson and Stabler are provided with leads in several different directions. Unsure which lead to follow, the two detectives decide to return to the bar where the night began in order to piece together the gruesome truth.

  • 11x5 Hardwired
    aired on October 21, 2009

    After Eva Banks (guest star Rosie Perez) makes a shocking discovery about her son, Cory's (guest star Cruz Santiago) behavior at school, she takes him to the doctor, only to find out that he has been the victim of sexual abuse. Detectives Benson and Stabler come onto the scene and question the victim and his family. From the boy’s frightened reaction when his stepfather, Thomas Banks (guest star Jim True-Frost), silences the investigation, it is clear to everyone in the room who the real perpetrator is. Detective Benson and Stabler are about to arrest the suspect when Thomas agrees to give up the leader of the largest pro child-adult relationship civil rights group in exchange for amnesty.

  • 11x6 Spooked
    aired on October 28, 2009

    The FBI gets involved in a murder case when it becomes too dangerous for the SVU cops.

  • 11x7 Users
    aired on November 4, 2009

    The team investigates the father of a murdered teenager whose crime scene photo has gone viral on the web, but they believe they've found a more likely suspect when they speak with the girl's therapist. The case becomes more frustrating as alibis exclude suspects and a strange occurrence in the morgue sends them in a different direction.

  • 11x8 Turmoil
    aired on November 11, 2009

    Stabler is torn between a troubling rape case which victim has had pictures posted on the net and his son, whose friend's actions may endanger a life and both of their futures.

  • 11x9 Perverted
    aired on November 18, 2009

    DNA links Olivia to the murder of a biker in Central Park whose gang specialized in hits and prostitution. With Munch and Fin assigned to the investigation and evidence continuing to mount against Benson, Elliot begins his own inquiry – determined to prove her innocence and save her career.

  • 11x10 Anchor
    aired on December 9, 2009

    Fin's investigation into three little girl's deaths takes him into the world of immigration, anchor babies, a grassroots opposition movement, a radio talk show host who fans the hatred, and an immigration rights attorney who is somehow tied up in everything.

  • 11x11 Quickie
    aired on January 6, 2010

    One case becomes two as a murder leads to a serial rapist who is busy spreading disease along with his assaults, and the detectives' only clue is a website set up for casual and anonymous encounters.

  • 11x12 Shadow
    aired on January 13, 2010

    When a rich and powerful couple with political connections is found murdered in their bedroom, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler decide to speak to the deceased couple's daughter, Anne, for more information. After hearing Anne's account of a nefarious man who has been following her, the detectives soon discover that Anne's supposed stalker is none other than Detective Ash Ramsey of the Special Frauds division. Convinced that Anne killed her parents for their money, Ramsey becomes suspicious of Anne's business manager and is led to believe that he helped her steal money from the foundation she runs. When blackmail and embezzlement come into play, the detectives find that their lives may be at risk over a girl with some serious parent issues.

  • 11x13 P.C.
    aired on March 3, 2010

    Detectives Olivia Benson and Eliot Stabler find a woman bleeding from the neck and nearly dead. The woman dies before they reach the hospital, and soon the investigation leads them to the frontman of the death metal band Vampyre Sacrifyce. He bites girls, steals blood from the local blood bank and sings about violence to women all in the name of his strange, vampiric lifestyle. The singer claims he was nowhere near the scene of the crime, and soon a lesbian rights group led by Babs Duffy gets involved, claiming the victim's death was a result of police neglect. However, when more women from Babs's group are attacked, it becomes clear that the victim's case wasn't an isolated incident and that someone out there has a larger plan to bring the group down.

  • 11x14 Savior
    aired on March 3, 2010

    When a series of young prostitutes are found murdered with homemade prayer cards attached to their bodies, Detectives Olivia Benson and Eliot Stabler struggle to find the common thread. However, just when they think that they've found the murderer, Captain Donald Cragen (Dann Florek) informs the detectives that another victim named Gladys has turned up with a prayer card. This time she survived. As the case unfolds, Benson finds herself getting emotionally invested in the survivor until she is forced to make a decision that she isn't ready to face.

  • 11x15 Confidential
    aired on March 10, 2010

    Benson and Stabler investigate the abduction of a woman in a building owned by a high-powered and highly protected investment banker, but when Munch's memory of an eerily similar crime proves true the focus turns toward potentially freeing an innocent man, and it may take the DA himself to shake loose the truth.

  • 11x16 Witness
    aired on March 17, 2010

    Soon after a young girl, Laine McAlister, is raped in her apartment building's stairwell, Detectives Olivia Benson and Eliot Stabler meet Laine in the hospital and find her extremely shaken with a large cut on her hand. After an unpleasant exchange with a man she claims is her boyfriend, the detectives become suspicious that she may have fabricated her rape to get attention. Their suspicions grow when she waits to reveal that there was an eyewitness. As the gravity of the situation intensifies, Benson and Stabler find themselves in a race to track down the witness and get a testimony before it is too late.

  • 11x17 Disabled
    aired on March 24, 2010

    Detectives Olivia Benson and Eliot Stabler are called in to investigate when a disabled woman, Cara Benson, is beaten and raped. Though the victim's condition has rendered her unable to speak, the detectives soon deduce that someone close to her is responsible, with the lead suspects being her resentful sister (guest star Jill Scott) and troubled nephew. As the investigation continues, Benson and Stabler strive to make Cara comfortable with coming forward to stand up for herself and illuminating some of the disturbing truths about the assisted living business.

  • 11x18 Bedtime
    aired on March 31, 2010

    When a journalist is found raped and murdered in her own bed, Cragen is able to connect this particular case to another five murders that happened thirty years ago, committed by the "Bedtime Butcher". To uncover the truth behind the crimes, Benson goes undercover in order to find the real killer.

  • 11x19 Conned
    aired on April 7, 2010

    A case of mistaken identity complicates the investigation into the murder of whom most believe was an uninvited wedding guest at a hotel in which the body was found.

  • 11x20 Beef
    aired on April 21, 2010

    After a young woman is sexually assaulted and murdered, Detectives Olivia Benson and Eliot Stabler track down the woman's boyfriend - their first suspect - but learn that he is a devout vegan who wouldn't hurt a fly. They soon find that the victim had been deeply involved in the fight to expose questionable practices in the meat-packing industry, even going undercover at a large company to find out the truth. Benson goes undercover herself to retrace the woman's footsteps and to identify who the victim might have angered along the way.

  • 11x21 Torch
    aired on April 28, 2010

    After two young girls die in a fire, Stabler finds a familiar face in the prosecutor assigned to the case.

  • 11x22 Ace
    aired on May 5, 2010

    When a pregnant woman is raped, Detectives Olivia Benson and Eliot Stabler arrive at the hospital to find that she has fled. Even when someone is arrested for a similar offense, ADA Jo Marlowe says she doesn't have a case in court unless they find the victim and get a statement from her. Soon, Benson and Stabler connect the woman to an illegal adoption operation, forcing them to go undercover and expose the truth.

  • 11x23 Wannabe
    aired on May 12, 2010

    After a man flashes customers at an electronics store, it is discovered that someone who matches his description has recently raped three young girls. Captain Donald Cragen orchestrates a movement to catch the rapist, and a rookie cop makes an arrest. Detectives Olivia Benson and Eliot Stabler confirm that they've found their man, but after ADA Jo Marlowe expresses some doubts, it is soon discovered that the so-called rookie may have some secrets of his own.

  • 11x24 Shattered
    aired on May 19, 2010

    The detectives end up in a dangerous situation while investigating the whereabouts of a kidnapped eight-year-old boy.

Episodes

  • 12x1 Locum
    aired on September 22, 2010

    Benson and Stabler are called to investigate when a little girl goes missing. They soon find out that the mother had another daughter who disappeared some years earlier and she becomes the focus of the investigation.

  • 12x2 Bullseye
    aired on September 22, 2010

    Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler enlist the help of a suspect from a previous case to crack a new one. The rape of a 10-year-old girl is so brutal it leaves her unable to recall her own name. Unfortunately, once Fin assists with the ID, the detectives find that she’s not the only one with memory impairment, and Dr. Huang is brought in to assess her home situation.

  • 12x3 Behave
    aired on September 29, 2010

    A woman who has been raped multiple times is afraid to leave her house. The issue of unopened rape kits will see Detective Olivia Benson travel from New York City to Los Angeles.

  • 12x4 Merchandise
    aired on October 6, 2010

    A teenage girl’s death exposes a human trafficking ring and leads detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler to team up with an old friend at the U.S. Attorney’s office.

  • 12x5 Wet
    aired on October 13, 2010

    Detectives Benson and Stabler arrive on the scene where a woman is found dead in Bethesda Fountain. When her squeaky clean image doesn’t match up with her promiscuous actions on the night of her murder, ADA Mikka Von encourages the cops to dig deeper into her past.

  • 12x6 Branded
    aired on October 20, 2010

    Two men have been branded and sodomised by someone. Is there a connection between these men, and what nut case is on the loose?

  • 12x7 Trophy
    aired on November 3, 2010

    A rape and murder investigation puts the detectives lives at risk.

  • 12x8 Penetration
    aired on November 10, 2010

    Undercover FBI agent Dana Lewis returns to help the detectives with a case.

  • 12x9 Gray
    aired on November 17, 2010

    Stabler's participation in a Take Back the Night rally at Kathleen's campus results in an extra case for him and Benson when a student claims she was raped. Unfortunately, the case turns out to be a "he said-she said" type with little evidence. Enter Sonya Paxton, and it can only get more complicated.

  • 12x10 Rescue
    aired on December 1, 2010

    With young Calvin in her care, Detective Benson continues the search for his drug-addict mother, Vivian, but Detective Stabler notices a strong bond forming between Benson and the boy. When Vivian’s name comes up during a rape investigation, Captain Cragen assigns Detectives Fin and Munch to the case instead. However, it will take more than Cragen’ s orders to keep Benson away.

  • 12x11 Pop
    aired on January 5, 2011

    A young boy is found dead on a park carousel after being dropped off by his uncle Joe Gilbert. When Detectives Benson and Stabler learn that the boy was beaten to death they suspect that it could be the result of a bully at school. The investigation leads to an unsettling gambling ring. Detectives suspect that Gilbert's acquaintance, Joe Roberts is beating his wife Sandra and the case takes a horrifying turn.

  • 12x12 Possessed
    aired on January 5, 2011

    A young man finds that his girlfriend Larissa Welsh has been attacked in her apartment with evidence that points to her buried past. Detectives Benson and Stabler go in search of her attacker and discover that an elderly man, Orville Underwood, may have been involved in traumatic events of Welsh’s past. For the detectives, solving the case comes down to who was in possession of the evidence.

  • 12x13 Mask
    aired on January 12, 2011

    Debbie Shields comes home to find her partner Ann Jackson being raped by a man wearing a haunting mask. Shields contacts Ann's father to notify him of her critical condition. As detectives Benson and Stabler interrogate Ann's father, Captain Jackson, his sordid past is revealed filled with sexual and alcohol addiction. Jackson's new role as a sex therapist is hindering the detectives from getting the information they need to solve the case and if Jackson won't comply, the detectives are going to have to get creative.

  • 12x14 Dirty
    aired on January 19, 2011

    Detective Saliyah "Sunny" Qadri goes in search of Brooklyn District Attorney Page Ferguson, who she fears may be in danger. Qadri finds Ferguson just in time to witness her fall from the top of a parking garage. When Benson arrives, she discovers that the crime scene has been tampered with. Benson turns to an old friend, Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Danielson for help. As the investigation progresses, Benson begins to question Ferguson’s suspicious past and Qadri’s involvement in the case.

  • 12x15 Flight
    aired on February 2, 2011

    When it is discovered that a teenage girl is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to sexual abuse, all leads point to billionaire Jordan Kress. As Detectives Benson and Stabler continue to investigate, Kress involves his lawyer, Dwight Stanitch, who throws the whole case awry.

  • 12x16 Spectacle
    aired on February 9, 2011

    After the sexual assault of a young woman is videotaped and featured on a campus-wide intranet feed, detectives Elliot Stabler and Odafin "Fin" Tutuola go in search of the victim and her attacker. As they delve into the investigation, it becomes clear that the perpetrator created a spectacle to draw attention to his own issues.

  • 12x17 Pursuit
    aired on February 16, 2011

    The TV host of a show that spotlights predators receives threats to her safety, and this reawakens her hunt for her sister's abductor. An ADA with connections to the TV host then assists detectives in their investigation.

  • 12x18 Bully
    aired on February 23, 2011

    An art patron (LuAnn de Lesseps) finds a body, and when detectives question the murdered woman's good friend (Kate Burton) and associates, they uncover an antagonistic work environment filled with grown-up bullies.

  • 12x19 Bombshell
    aired on March 23, 2011

    A grifter named Cassandra strikes swinging men who frequent sex clubs.

  • 12x20 Totem
    aired on March 30, 2011

    When a young girl is found dead with a doll that is believed to have been left as a totem, detectives Benson and Stabler team up with Captain Jackson, a psychologist who assisted them with a recent case, to investigate her murder. Jackson joins the detectives as they retrace the girl’s last steps and go to meet with her piano teacher June Frye. Jackson’s skills prove to be invaluable in deciphering the meaning of the totem and ultimately finding her killer.

  • 12x21 Reparations
    aired on April 6, 2011

    Two high-powered attorneys face each other across the aisle when Casey Novak returns to the team, and Joe Dekker takes a leave of absence from his Los Angeles duties after his cousin is charged with rape. Dekker's unwavering belief in his cousin's innocence, and a court disturbance make Novak and Benson take another look at the evidence, which leads them to someone playing a very long game in the name of hatred.

  • 12x22 Bang
    aired on May 4, 2011

    When an abandoned baby is found on playground, Detectives Benson and Stabler go in search of the child’s caregiver. Upon meeting the nanny and her boyfriend, Ken Turner, they soon realize that he is also engaged to the baby’s adoptive mother, Dede Aston. As the detectives dig deeper into Turner’s malevolent past, they realize that the law may be on his side.

  • 12x23 Delinquent
    aired on May 11, 2011

    When a young woman finds a teenage boy asleep and naked in her bedroom, his mother, Bree Walsh, is quick to defend him. While Detective Benson and Detective Stabler try to figure out what truly happened, they also have to manage the sneaky teenager and his naive mother. As the detectives dig deeper, they discover how deceptive appearances can be.

  • 12x24 Smoked
    aired on May 18, 2011

    When a woman is murdered during an afternoon shopping trip with her daughter, Detectives Benson and Stabler are called in because she was scheduled to testify in their high-profile rape case. As the detectives continue to investigate the correlation between the murder and their case, they discover unlikely friendships that will lead them to the truth.

Episodes

  • 13x1 Scorched Earth
    aired on September 21, 2011

    An African immigrant working as a maid accuses an Italian diplomat of rape, but is she really in it just for the money? Meanwhile, Stabler's return remains in doubt after his latest shooting.

  • 13x2 Personal Fouls
    aired on September 28, 2011

    SVU investigates an accusation that a revered high school basketball coach sexually abused his players, but they ultimately may need the cooperation of a reluctant pro superstar to make the case.

  • 13x3 Blood Brothers
    aired on October 5, 2011

    A pregnant 13 year old girl from Washington Heights claims that the son of an ambassador raped her, but the accused goes missing before SVU can question him.

  • 13x4 Double Strands
    aired on October 12, 2011

    Detective Rollins believes that SVU has caught a serial rapist from one of her earlier cases in Georgia, but a passioned request after a suicide attempt leads Amaro to suspect that they may have the wrong person.

  • 13x5 Missing Pieces
    aired on October 19, 2011

    Detectives search for a missing baby on Halloween after a young mother from Buffalo tells them her car was stolen while her baby was still in it.

  • 13x6 True Believers
    aired on November 2, 2011

    The SVU team works together to investigate the case of a promising music student who was brutally raped at gunpoint.

  • 13x7 Russian Brides
    aired on November 9, 2011

    In order to bring down a Russian mobster running an international prostitution/kidnapping ring disguised as a Russian bride website, Cragen steps from behind the desk to go undercover as a "john".

  • 13x8 Educated Guess
    aired on November 16, 2011

    A patient in a mental hospital claims to have witnessed a sexual assault. However, the supposed victim is a fellow patient who has a history of making rape allegations, but she denies being assaulted this time.

  • 13x9 Lost Traveler
    aired on November 30, 2011

    When a Romani boy vanishes on his way home from school, the Special Victims Unit must penetrate his insular community to find the unlikely abductors.

  • 13x10 Spiraling Down
    aired on December 7, 2011

    A retired pro quarterback is busted for having sex with a 14-year-old prostitute, but he may be suffering from diminished capacity because of all the concussions he had on the field.

  • 13x11 Theatre Tricks
    aired on January 11, 2012

    SVU tries to figure out who was responsible for the real-life rape of an actress during an interactive theater performance that everybody just assumed was part of the show.

  • 13x12 Official Story
    aired on January 18, 2012

    Benson and Amaro must work around a resistant victim when the CEO of a military contractor is assaulted

  • 13x13 Father's Shadow
    aired on February 8, 2012

    A 19-year-old creates a hostage situation after his father is accused of sexual assault, and Olivia uses her personal experience to help defuse the situation.

  • 13x14 Home Invasions
    aired on February 15, 2012

    After a couple is murdered in their home and their daughter is critically injured, SVU uncovers a number of twisted family secrets, as well as detective Rollins' gambling addiction.

  • 13x15 Hunting Ground
    aired on February 22, 2012

    Detectives Benson and Amaro lead the search for a serial killer who is targeting young prostitutes.

  • 13x16 Child's Welfare
    aired on February 29, 2012

    Detective Benson calls on Bayard Ellis for legal help when her estranged brother, Simon Marsden gets caught in a child custody battle. Also, Detectives Tutuola and Rollins investigate why a newborn baby is abandoned near a hospital.

  • 13x17 Justice Denied
    aired on April 11, 2012

    A closed rape case of Benson's is reopened because of it's similarities to a new case, and the possibility of wrongful imprisonment surfaces. As Benson's work is questioned, tension develops between her, ADA Haden and Bayard Ellis

  • 13x18 Valentine's Day
    aired on April 18, 2012

    A man witnesses his wife's rape and kidnapping while video chatting with her on his way home from a business trip. The abductors seek a ransom, and the case grows more complex as detectives probe deeper

  • 13x19 Street Revenge
    aired on April 25, 2012

    The task of find a serial rapist becomes more difficult when a team of neighborhood vigilante "superheroes" starts trying to avenge the crimes.

  • 13x20 Father Dearest
    aired on May 2, 2012

    Detectives search for a missing teenage girl who vanished while looking for her biological father, an anonymous sperm donor. A puzzling prime suspect who's targeted several young women soon emerges.

  • 13x21 Learning Curve
    aired on May 9, 2012

    As Fin tries to get justice after his gay son's fiancé is brutally beaten in a hate crime, SVU uncovers a scandal involving a teacher sexually abusing a student at a prep school.

  • 13x22 Strange Beauty
    aired on May 16, 2012

    The investigation of the homicide of a young woman who recently had her leg amputated sends SVU into the strange culture of body modification.

  • 13x23 Rhodium Nights
    aired on May 23, 2012

    The murder of a prostitute at a bachelor party sends SVU on a dangerous investigation that could lead all the way into the highest reaches of New York power and influence.

Episodes

  • 14x1 Lost Reputation (1)
    aired on September 26, 2012

    The squad reels from the fallout of Capt. Cragen being arrested for the murder of an escort.

  • 14x2 Above Suspicion (2)
    aired on September 26, 2012

    Delia continues cleaning house, leaving a wake of accusations, frame-ups, and murders for SVU to work through as they continue their search for evidence to prove Donald Crages is being framed. Tension is high; everyone is on edge and defensive, even paranoid, and wondering who's next?

  • 14x3 Twenty-Five Acts
    aired on October 10, 2012

    A famous TV host (Roger Bart) forces himself on the young author (Anna Chlumsky) of an erotic novel; Detective Amaro uncovers a secret that could damage the author's career and her case.

  • 14x4 Acceptable Loss
    aired on October 17, 2012

    The special victims squad tries to take down a sex-trafficking operation that enslaves young women; when the investigation is halted by Lt. Alexandra Eames (Kathryn Erbe), Detective Benson has to get creative.

  • 14x5 Manhattan Vigil
    aired on October 24, 2012

    The kidnapping of a young boy reminds Cragen, Munch and Benson of a unsolved case from 13 years earlier.

  • 14x6 Friending Emily
    aired on October 31, 2012

    The investigation into a girl's disappearance leads to a high-tech kidnapper who uses the Internet to cover his tracks; Rollins reconnects with her sister.

  • 14x7 Vanity's Bonfire
    aired on November 14, 2012

    When a woman claims that the baby she kidnapped is hers with a respected legal expert, the investigation changes the lives of two families.

  • 14x8 Lessons Learned
    aired on November 21, 2012

    As the detectives investigate reports of sexual abuse at an elite private school, decades of secrets are exposed.

  • 14x9 Dreams Deferred
    aired on December 5, 2012

    A man goes on a killing spree, but he has links to a prostitute that Benson encountered in an earlier investigation, so the FBI contacts SVU for information.

  • 14x10 Presumed Guilty
    aired on January 2, 2013

    Holiday celebrations are interrupted when Detective Tutuola's ex-brother-in-law is arrested for attacking a priest; during the investigation, a church scandal is uncovered.

  • 14x11 Beautiful Frame
    aired on January 9, 2013

    When a rape victim is arrested for murder in Suffolk County, Detective Benson questions the case and finds enough evidence for District Attorney Barba to charge a different suspect in Manhattan.

  • 14x12 Criminal Hatred
    aired on January 30, 2013

    The detectives go under cover to arrest a man who brutally attacks other men; a deceptively tough defense attorney (Nia Vardalos) complicates ADA Barba's case.

  • 14x13 Monster's Legacy
    aired on February 6, 2013

    When a janitor violently attacks a coach, the SVU team connects the janitor's behavior to a history of sexual abuse; the detectives find more victims of the same predator -- including a prisoner (Mike Tyson) on death row.

  • 14x14 Secrets Exhumed
    aired on February 13, 2013

    FBI Agent Dana Lewis partners with SVU when she thinks a 25-year-old rape-murder case in New York is connected to multiple unsolved cases across the country; as Lewis doggedly pursues her suspect, Benson and Amaro question his guilt.

  • 14x15 Deadly Ambitions
    aired on February 20, 2013

    The SVU squad tries to keep Detective Rollins' sister safe from her abusive boyfriend when she turns up beaten and pregnant; when Rollins is forced to take drastic action, an internal affairs investigation begins.

  • 14x16 Funny Valentine
    aired on February 27, 2013

    A promising singer is beaten by her boyfriend, a famous hip-hop star, but she refuses to help ADA Barba build his case; the defendant and his attorney turn the case into a media circus.

  • 14x17 Undercover Blue
    aired on March 20, 2013

    A woman claims that Brian Cassidy (Dean Winters) raped her while he was working under cover; when Cassidy and his lawyer utilize surprising defense methods, Detective Amaro is affected.

  • 14x18 Legitimate Rape
    aired on March 27, 2013

    A popular sports reporter (Lauren Cohan) accuses a cameraman (David Marciano) of rape and stalking; when the victim learns she is pregnant as a result of the rape, the defense employs controversial tactics in hope of gaining favor with the jury.

  • 14x19 Born Psychopath
    aired on April 3, 2013

    The SVU detectives investigate after a school nurse notices multiple injuries on a young girl; Detective Amaro tries to bond with his recently discovered son.

  • 14x20 Girl Dishonored
    aired on April 24, 2013

    As the SVU detectives investigate the alleged rape of a sorority pledge, drunken students, and conflicting accounts complicate matters.

  • 14x21 Traumatic Wound
    aired on May 1, 2013

    When a concert turns into a mob scene, a teenager is brutally assaulted; Detective Amaro ends up defending the prime suspect's reputation.

  • 14x22 Poisoned Motive
    aired on May 8, 2013

    When two sniper attacks on the NYPD link to Detective Tutuola's past as a narcotics officer, he reconnects with his former partner in hope of finding a motive; Lt. Alexandra Eames helps SVU investigate.

  • 14x23 Brief Interlude
    aired on May 15, 2013

    The investigation into how a comatose woman ended up in a river near the mayor's home reveals the victim's unexpected wild side.

  • 14x24 Her Negotiation
    aired on May 22, 2013

    The detectives uncover a shocking theory as they work to learn the identity of a man Rollins arrested for exposing himself in the park; Detective Benson finds herself in mortal danger.

Episodes

  • 15x1 Surrender Benson
    aired on September 25, 2013

    The SVU squad searches for Detective Benson and her abductor (Pablo Schreiber).

  • 15x2 Imprisoned Lives
    aired on September 25, 2013

    When a young boy is abandoned, the squad discovers more victims waiting to be rescued.

  • 15x3 American Tragedy
    aired on October 2, 2013

    As a series of rapes on the Upper West Side puts the city on edge, a celebrity chef (Cybill Shepherd) fears she is the next victim when someone follows her home; Detective Benson has a hard time overcoming her traumatic ordeal.

  • 15x4 Internal Affairs
    aired on October 9, 2013

    When Officer Michael Groves ends up in a psych ward after leveling accusations at the 12th Precinct, Internal Affairs asks the team to help investigate.

  • 15x5 Wonderland Story
    aired on October 16, 2013

    Investigation into the suspected rape of a woman Benson helped earlier leads to a cybermogul; the team bids farewell to Sgt. Munch.

  • 15x6 October Surprise
    aired on October 23, 2013

    ADA Barba finds that a friend (Kirk Acevedo) -- with a connection to a mayoral candidate frontrunner -- is accused of rape.

  • 15x7 Dissonant Voices
    aired on November 6, 2013

    A 4-year-old student makes claims of sexual abuse against a singing coach and popular TV personality (Billy Porter).

  • 15x8 Military Justice
    aired on November 13, 2013

    A military officer who was gang raped refuses to cooperate with the SVU for fear of damage to her reputation; Amaro asks his ex to help dig up information on the case.

  • 15x9 Rapist Anonymous
    aired on November 20, 2013

    When Rollins tries to help a friend press rape charges against her lover, she finds herself thrust into the middle of the case.

  • 15x10 Psycho Therapist
    aired on January 8, 2014

    When Detective Benson faces Lewis in the courtroom, the stress causes setbacks in her recovery; Benson is forced to reveal secrets.

  • 15x11 Amaro's One-Eighty
    aired on January 15, 2014

    When a suspect is gravely injured and the case becomes a public spectacle, Amaro's badge is on the line; Cragen surprises everyone with an announcement.

  • 15x12 Jersey Breakdown
    aired on January 22, 2014

    When an underage runaway is found beaten and raped, the SVU team works with federal prosecutor Connie Rubirosa (Alana De La Garza); ADA Barba suspects a cover-up when he fails to get the help he needs from Jersey law enforcement.

  • 15x13 Betrayal's Climax
    aired on January 29, 2014

    Amaro suspects the boyfriend of a missing girl is involved with a gang; Benson becomes the SVU's new sergeant.

  • 15x14 Wednesday's Child
    aired on February 5, 2014

    The already frantic search for a missing diabetic boy becomes more urgent when he is spotted with a couple known for child endangerment and pornography.

  • 15x15 Comic Perversion
    aired on February 26, 2014

    When a controversial misogynistic comic is accused of rape, Benson is happy to arrest him, but Barba feels the case is weak.

  • 15x16 Gridiron Soldier
    aired on March 5, 2014

    Detective Rollins is contacted by a hometown friend when his son, a high school football star, goes missing in New York; Rollins seeks help with her escalating problems.

  • 15x17 Gambler's Fallacy
    aired on March 12, 2014

    When Rollins strikes a deal with the managers of a gambling club in order to protect her job, she ends up drawing the suspicion of Benson and Tutuola.

  • 15x18 Criminal Stories
    aired on March 19, 2014

    A columnist who has been given access to the squad for a story declares a hate crime case a hoax, leaving the victim under media scrutiny and Benson fighting to get the case back on solid ground.

  • 15x19 Downloaded Child
    aired on April 2, 2014

    After a single mom is arrested for leaving her young daughter alone for days, Sgt. Benson suspects the woman may have been abused in her own childhood.

  • 15x20 Beast's Obsession
    aired on April 9, 2014

    Benson is assigned a 24/7 security detail when William Lewis (Pablo Schreiber) escapes from prison and starts killing again; Benson must decide how much she is willing to sacrifice to save a child's life.

  • 15x21 Post-Mortem Blues
    aired on April 30, 2014

    Sgt. Olivia Benson is investigated by Internal Affairs after William Lewis' death; as pressure mounts, Olivia has to choose between her convictions and her badge.

  • 15x22 Reasonable Doubt
    aired on May 7, 2014

    Benson and Murphy question a television producer when he is accused of molesting his daughter; Benson strives to discover the truth as accusations fly in the media.

  • 15x23 Thought Criminal
    aired on May 14, 2014

    Taking an active approach to catching sex offenders, the team targets a photographer with a secret life whose fantasies may have crossed into reality.

  • 15x24 Spring Awakening
    aired on May 21, 2014

    Amaro must face the consequence of his reckless behavior; when an online ad for escorts leads to the rape and robbery of tourists, Benson discovers she has a connection to one of the suspects.

Episodes

  • 16x1 Girls Disappeared
    aired on September 24, 2014

    Benson struggles to balance work and her new role of foster mother; when Amaro arrests a young prostitute with connections to Noah's mother, his undercover work sets off a dangerous chain of events.

  • 16x2 American Disgrace
    aired on October 1, 2014

    When a series of allegations are made against a superstar basketball player, Sgt. Benson and Detective Carisi do not agree on the authenticity of each woman's story; the investigation takes Rollins back to her former precinct.

  • 16x3 Producer's Backend
    aired on October 8, 2014

    Amaro's by-the-book handling of a starlet's arrest gets him back on the SVU squad in time to investigate the actress's latest offense, statutory rape.

  • 16x4 Holden's Manifesto
    aired on October 15, 2014

    The team tries to find a bike messenger -- who has kept a video diary of his troubles with women -- before he can commit another violent act; the new deputy chief calls Benson's leadership into question.

  • 16x5 Pornstar's Requiem
    aired on October 22, 2014

    A college student becomes a target after her work as an online porn star is discovered by her classmates.

  • 16x6 Glasgowman's Wrath
    aired on November 5, 2014

    Three young girls' search for a mythical character leads to one of them becoming injured and the other two disappearing.

  • 16x7 Chicago Crossover (2)
    aired on November 12, 2014

    SVU and Chicago PD officer Erin Lindsay try to track down Lindsay's half-brother, who may be able to help take down a child pornography ring.

  • 16x8 Spousal Privilege
    aired on November 19, 2014

    Sergeant Benson tries to help a domestic violence victim who stands by her man.

  • 16x9 Pattern Seventeen
    aired on December 10, 2014

    A serial rapist strikes in several cities where the rape kit backlog stalls the investigation.

  • 16x10 Forgiving Rollins
    aired on January 7, 2015

    When a professional relationship crosses the line, Detective Rollins must face her past to support another female officer.

  • 16x11 Agent Provocateur
    aired on January 14, 2015

    A teenager is sexually assaulted and left for dead in an alley after attending a movie star's party; Benson is suspicious when security footage from the party goes missing.

  • 16x12 Padre Sandunguero
    aired on January 21, 2015

    When his father is arrested, Amaro must choose between his badge and his family’s honor.

  • 16x13 Decaying Morality
    aired on February 4, 2015

    Two families are left to pick up the pieces of their lives when a rape case goes terribly wrong.

  • 16x14 Intimidation Game
    aired on February 11, 2015

    A female videogame developer is harassed and threatened by a group of misogynistic cyber terrorists.

  • 16x15 Undercover Mother
    aired on February 18, 2015

    A mother goes undercover as a madam to find her daughter. Further investigation leads Benson to find out who Noah's father is.

  • 16x16 December Solstice
    aired on February 25, 2015

    When Walter’s daughters accuse their stepmother of sexually abusing their ailing father, a furious legal battle ends in tragedy.

  • 16x17 Parole Violations
    aired on March 25, 2015

    Carisi's future brother-in-law makes a rape accusation against his female parole officer, forcing Carisi to investigate whether his sister's fiancé is telling the truth or allowing his old bad habits to resurface.

  • 16x18 Devastating Story
    aired on April 1, 2015

    SVU investigates after a news story reveals that an unidentified Hudson University coed was gang raped by a four fraternity brothers. But once the accuser finally steps forward and tells her story, everything begins to unravel.

  • 16x19 Granting Immunity
    aired on April 8, 2015

    A measles outbreak delays arrests in a case involving pornographic photos taken by teens at a party. Meanwhile, Benson discovers that some kids' medical records may have been falsified after Noah gets measles; Amaro leans upsetting news about his son.

  • 16x20 Daydream Believer (3)
    aired on April 29, 2015

    A Chicago crime resembles a decade-old New York City case, so police from Chicago arrive and team up with the squad to track down a suspect they had to release earlier.

  • 16x21 Perverted Justice
    aired on May 6, 2015

    A woman who accused her father of raping her when she was six now says the accusations were false. With the help of attorney Bayard Ellis and retired captain Kragen, SVU tries to get to the truth and make sure justice is served.

  • 16x22 Parent's Nightmare
    aired on May 13, 2015

    8 year-old Owen Farhidi disappears from school and his mother Dana receives a ransom request. Detectives soon uncover that the boy knew his abductor, but friction between his parents impedes the investigation. Meanwhile, Benson must take an exam to formalize her promotion.

  • 16x23 Surrendering Noah
    aired on May 20, 2015

    Sgt. Benson and ADA Barba take Johnny D to trial for sex trafficking, rape, assault and kidnapping. But when Baby Noah's adoption becomes entangled in the case, Benson fears for Noah's future and his safety. In an intense courtroom showdown, the SVU will face a threat that could change the squad forever.

Episodes

  • 17x1 Devil's Dissections (1)
    aired on September 23, 2015

    In Part 1 of the two-part 17th-season opener, the squad revisit a crime scene where bodies were buried by a serial killer. Rollins tries to get a confession, but the killer reveals shocking new info instead.

  • 17x2 Criminal Pathology (2)
    aired on September 23, 2015

    In the conclusion of the two-part 17th-season opener, a serial killer reveals shocking new info, and problems in the case mount as Barba faces slick lawyers in court.

  • 17x3 Transgender Bridge
    aired on September 30, 2015

    When a transgender teen is assaulted by high school bullies, the case quickly escalates to tragedy, and the squad agonizes over whether the punishment fits the crime.

  • 17x4 Institutional Fail
    aired on October 7, 2015

    A malnourished toddler is found wandering and leads police to another ill child from the same home. The investigation eventually lands the Department of Child Services in hot water. Meanwhile, Chief Dodds tells Benson to expect some changes at her squad.

  • 17x5 Community Policing
    aired on October 14, 2015

    An unarmed black man is shot by three police officers who claim they were following proper procedure while pursuing a rape suspect. As racial tensions mount throughout the city, Barba indicts the three cops.

  • 17x6 Maternal Instincts
    aired on October 21, 2015

    A violinist is raped by her colleague, but he doesn't remember committing the crime and claims he was drugged and robbed by a hired escort. Meanwhile, Rollins' mother throws a baby shower for her; and Sgt. Mike Dodds reports to work at the SVU squad.

  • 17x7 Patrimonial Burden
    aired on November 4, 2015

    When a pious TV family's reputation is shattered by a teen pregnancy scandal, SVU uncovers the reality behind the reality show.

  • 17x8 Melancholy Pursuit
    aired on November 11, 2015

    The search for a missing teenager takes an emotional toll on Dodd, DNA could lead to the teen's abductor.

  • 17x9 Depravity Standard
    aired on November 18, 2015

    Lt. Benson seeks justice in the trial of child abductor Lewis Hodda, but when a plea deal is rejected, Barba must rely on decades-old evidence to make his case and faces off against former SVU colleague Dr. Huang.

  • 17x10 Catfishing Teacher
    aired on January 6, 2016

    A high school student plans a clandestine hookup with his female teacher but ends up in a far more sinister situation.

  • 17x11 Townhouse Incident
    aired on January 13, 2016

    Benson is taken hostage when she tries to stop a home invasion.

  • 17x12 A Misunderstanding
    aired on January 20, 2016

    A murky he-said, she-said date rape case ruins the futures of two high school students.

  • 17x13 Forty-One Witnesses
    aired on February 3, 2016

    A woman is followed home and raped outside her building, where several neighbors witness the crime but fail to call for help.

  • 17x14 Nationwide Manhunt (I)
    aired on February 10, 2016

    Chicago P.D. detectives Lindsay and Dawson join the SVU in the hunt for two escaped murderers (returning guest stars Dallas Roberts and Jefferson Mays) they helped to convict. (Part 1 of a 2-part Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Chicago P.D. crossover)

  • 17x15 Collateral Damages
    aired on February 17, 2016

    Two high-profile suspects are arrested in the takedown of an online pedophile ring following a sting operation.

  • 17x16 Star-Struck Victims
    aired on February 24, 2016

    When a lack of evidence leads Barba to drop rape charges against a popular actor; Rollins takes matters into her own hands.

  • 17x17 Manhattan Transfer
    aired on March 2, 2016

    A sexual exploitation case involving Catholic schoolgirls results in surprising charges against people in esteemed leadership positions, including judges, lawmakers, lawyers and cops.

  • 17x18 Unholiest Alliance
    aired on March 23, 2016

    When one of their own is implicated in a cover-up, the SVU struggles to unravel a sex trafficking operation deeply-rooted in government offices, the police department, and the Catholic Church.

  • 17x19 Sheltered Outcasts
    aired on March 30, 2016

    Detective Carisi lives undercover at a homeless shelter to determine if one of its sex offender residents is the suspect in a string of neighborhood rapes.

  • 17x20 Fashionable Crimes
    aired on May 4, 2016

    A young model is raped by a renowned fashion house photographer, who looks to his successful brother to make the charges disappear.

  • 17x21 Assaulting Reality
    aired on May 11, 2016

    The producers of a reality TV dating series make Benson and the SVU team part of the show when they investigate a contestant's claim that she was raped.

  • 17x22 Intersecting Lives (1)
    aired on May 18, 2016

    A corrections officer is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates in and out of prison, and the union that supports him targets Barba and the SVU.

  • 17x23 Heartfelt Passages (2)
    aired on May 25, 2016

    When the investigation of Corrections Officer Gary Munson deepens, he and his union take drastic actions that threaten the lives of ADA Barba and the SVU squad.

Episodes

  • 18x1 Terrorized
    aired on September 21, 2016

    A young boy is found wandering alone in Central Park and the search for his parents leads to startling evidence of a planned mass casualty event in the city. As the SVU works with the joint-terrorism task force to find the suspects and the motive, Lt. Benson must also convince Barba to address allegations of rape and torture the boy's mother discloses.

  • 18x2 Making a Rapist
    aired on September 28, 2016

    Newly tested DNA evidence leads to the exoneration of a prisoner who served 16 years for a rape conviction. However, he's investigated again one day later in the wake of a shocking new crime.

  • 18x3 Imposter
    aired on October 5, 2016

    When a man uses a false identity to lure a vulnerable married woman to bed, Barba thinks the evidence amounts to rape.

  • 18x4 Heightened Emotions
    aired on October 12, 2016

    A sexually assaulted athlete's double life could destroy her Olympic career and ruin the case against her attacker; Rollins sister is released from prison on parole.

  • 18x5 Rape Interrupted
    aired on October 26, 2016

    A sergeant makes Benson choose between loyalty and duty when his son is accused of rape.

  • 18x6 Broken Rhymes
    aired on November 9, 2016

    A record label CEO and his protégé are questioned for their involvement in the assault of a transgender student.

  • 18x7 Next Chapter
    aired on January 4, 2017

    The SVU team investigates a woman has been sexually assaulted by a masked man, but she believes the rapist is the same man who went to jail for stalking her. Meanwhile, Tucker contemplates retirement and a future with Benson.

  • 18x8 Chasing Theo
    aired on January 11, 2017

    A 6 year-old boy disappears from his bed in the midst of a wild, drug-fueled party thrown by his mother. With a child's life on the line, the case causes Benson to scrutinize her own role as a mother.

  • 18x9 Decline and Fall
    aired on January 18, 2017

    The powerful family of a retail empire closes ranks when a bartender accuses one of their own of rape.

  • 18x10 Motherly Love
    aired on February 8, 2017

    In the series 400th episode, a teenaged boy uses a rifle to stop an assault on his mother, but soon learns the target was someone he knows.

  • 18x11 Great Expectations
    aired on February 15, 2017

    The SVU investigates the players of a top youth hockey team after a vicious locker room hazing.

  • 18x12 No Surrender
    aired on February 22, 2017

    Fin revisits his military roots when a fellow Army Ranger struggles to recover from a sexual assault.

  • 18x13 Genes
    aired on March 22, 2017

    An investigation hits a nerve with Benson when a suspect claims his genetics causes him to commit rape.

  • 18x14 Net Worth
    aired on March 29, 2017

    A top-level investment banker accuses her billionaire client of rape.

  • 18x15 Know It All
    aired on April 5, 2017

    A man under investigation for rape and murder threatens to expose the secrets of those working the case.

  • 18x16 The Newsroom
    aired on April 26, 2017

    Benson and Barba ask witnesses to put their jobs on the line after a news anchor makes an on-air disclosure of rape against her boss.

  • 18x17 Real Fake News
    aired on May 3, 2017

    A fake news story leads the squad to a real child sex trafficking ring.

  • 18x18 Spellbound
    aired on May 10, 2017

    A popular spiritual guru with a dark past is accused of rape.

  • 18x19 Conversion
    aired on May 17, 2017

    A young woman visiting NYC with her church group is raped by a friend.

  • 18x20 American Dream (1)
    aired on May 24, 2017

    A hate crime is committed against a Muslim family, resulting in the death of their daughter. Things get complicated when a crucial witness in the case is deported, forcing Barba to drop the charges against a suspect.

  • 18x21 Sanctuary (2)
    aired on May 24, 2017

    In the 18th-season finale, two families seek justice for their loved ones in the wake of a suspect's unexpected release. Soon, public protests on the matter escalate to violence, leading Benson to go to desperate lengths to make an arrest.

Episodes

  • 19x1 Gone Fishin'
    aired on September 27, 2017

    Fin's decision to capture a fugitive rapist in a foreign country creates political complications for Barba's case, and an old friend returns with a shocking allegation against Benson.

  • 19x2 Mood
    aired on October 4, 2017

    The bizarre details of a woman's rape put the SVU at odds when Rollins and Carisi think her story is fabricated. Meanwhile, Benson goes on the offensive when her personal life is scrutinized.

  • 19x3 Contrapasso
    aired on October 11, 2017

    When a man is found castrated and left for dead, Rollins and Carisi uncover three female suspects with possible motives. Meanwhile, Langan brings devastating news for Benson.

  • 19x4 No Good Reason
    aired on October 18, 2017

    A teenager disappears after schoolmates make her the subject of a vicious cyberbullying attack.

  • 19x5 Complicated
    aired on October 25, 2017

    A 10-year-old kidnapping case is reopened when a young woman is found wandering Central Park alone. Meanwhile, Carisi’s conversation with a newspaper reporter puts him in hot water.

  • 19x6 Unintended Consequences
    aired on November 8, 2017

    When a teenaged girl is found dead, Rollins goes undercover at a high-end rehab center where the victim was last seen alive. Meanwhile, Benson tries to overcome her doubts about Sheila.

  • 19x7 Something Happened
    aired on November 29, 2017

    Benson must disclose the secrets of her past to help a rape victim recall the details of one terrible, traumatic night.

  • 19x8 Intent
    aired on December 6, 2017

    The cops get tangled in an elaborate online hoax that leads to the rape of a popular social media star; Benson sets firm ground rules with Sheila.

  • 19x9 Gone Baby Gone
    aired on January 3, 2018

    Emotions run high as the SVU squad embarks on a frantic search for Benson’s missing son.

  • 19x10 Pathological
    aired on January 10, 2018

    When the SVU investigates a case involving two students in a special needs school, Rollins discovers that one child's medical issues stem from a surprising source.

  • 19x11 Flight Risk
    aired on January 17, 2018

    When an airline pilot accuses her captain of sexual assault, Barba convenes a Grand Jury to determine their employer's complicity in the crime. Meanwhile, Fin takes steps to ensure Benson is protected at work.

  • 19x12 Info Wars
    aired on January 31, 2018

    After a female pundit is assaulted during a protest, Benson and Barba struggle to put their political beliefs aside in order to help bring the attacker to justice.

  • 19x13 The Undiscovered Country
    aired on February 7, 2018

    When an infant goes missing, the SVU finds themselves taking sides in a family’s right-to-die court case. Meanwhile, Barba’s interference in the case puts the entire DA’s office in jeopardy.

  • 19x14 Chasing Demons
    aired on February 28, 2018

    A doctor arrested for sexually abusing his patients is set free after Cassidy's testimony causes a mistrial.

  • 19x15 In Loco Parentis
    aired on March 7, 2018

    Carisi opens a police investigation when his niece reports a classmate for sexual assault, and Stone learns there are no perfect witnesses when it comes to sex crimes.

  • 19x16 Dare
    aired on March 14, 2018

    A girl's tragic death becomes a criminal case when a surgeon harvests her organs without parental consent.

  • 19x17 Send In the Clowns
    aired on March 21, 2018

    When a student disappears during a school trip to New York City, the cops race to find a mysterious masked man. Meanwhile, Fin and Stone both get visits from family.

  • 19x18 Service
    aired on April 11, 2018

    The SVU must break through military red tape when a soldier is suspected of sexual assault. Starring Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Kelli Giddish, Peter Scanavino and Philip Winchester.

  • 19x19 Sunk Cost Fallacy
    aired on April 18, 2018

    The search for an abducted woman and her young daughter leads Lt. Benson to cross paths with an old friend. Meanwhile, Stone must make a tough decision on behalf of his sister.

  • 19x20 The Book of Esther
    aired on May 3, 2018

    Rollins races to rescue a girl being held captive by her father.

  • 19x21 Guardian
    aired on May 9, 2018

    Fin investigates a man's claim that his sister was gang raped.

  • 19x22 Mama
    aired on May 16, 2018

    An Alzheimer's patient claims she was raped, but her illness casts doubt on the case. Meanwhile, Fin's sergeant orders come in. have been raped, her mental state brings her allegation into question.

  • 19x23 Remember Me
    aired on May 23, 2018

    When a young woman takes a man hostage at gunpoint, Benson makes a dangerous attempt to defuse the situation. Meanwhile, the SVU discovers the shocking motive behind the abduction.

  • 19x24 Remember Me Too
    aired on May 23, 2018

    In the conclusion of a 2-part season finale, Lieutenant Benson's suspicions about a kidnapping victim uncover a dangerous criminal network prepared to silence anyone who gets in their way.

Episodes

  • 20x1 Man Up
    aired on September 27, 2018

    Teenager Sam Conway shows evidence of rape but refuses to name his attacker. Meanwhile, Benson and Rollins confess to some major life changes.

  • 20x2 Man Down
    aired on September 27, 2018

    In the conclusion to the season premiere, ADA Stone blames himself for the shocking verdict in Sam's case, and before Benson can offer help, Sam makes a tragic decision.

  • 20x3 Zero Tolerance
    aired on October 4, 2018

    After the rescue of a young girl from a sex trafficker, Benson and Stone must take drastic measures to reunite her with her mother. Meanwhile, Rollins decides to give her rocky relationship another chance.

  • 20x4 Revenge
    aired on October 11, 2018

    As a string of break-in assaults grows more violent, the cops investigate an online incel group to identify a suspect.

  • 20x5 Accredo
    aired on October 18, 2018

    A member of a women's empowerment group is found murdered, leading the cops to the group's charismatic male leader. Meanwhile, Rollins keeps her pregnancy under wraps to avoid going on desk duty.

  • 20x6 Exile
    aired on October 25, 2018

    A young woman wakes up in the hospital with no memory of her assault, and Carisi's investigation stalls when she disappears.

  • 20x7 Caretaker
    aired on November 1, 2018

    The cops wrestle with an unthinkable crime when a family is murdered in their sleep.

  • 20x8 Hell's Kitchen
    aired on November 9, 2018

    When a waitress at a popular restaurant is sexually assaulted, SVU looks for the culprit at the top of the culinary food chain, but Benson and Stone hit a wall when it's time to prosecute.

  • 20x9 Mea Culpa
    aired on November 15, 2018

    Stone asks Benson to investigate a sexual encounter from his past that he feels guilt and uncertainty about; Rollins considers a proposal from Doctor Al.

  • 20x10 Alta Kockers
    aired on November 22, 2018

    The investigation into a promising new author’s death leads to a decades-old secret kept between two reclusive brothers.

  • 20x11 Plastic
    aired on January 11, 2019

    A woman accuses a celebrity plastic surgeon and his girlfriend of rape

  • 20x12 Dear Ben
    aired on January 17, 2019

    Stone takes up the unsolved cold case of a serial rapist that consumed his father’s career

  • 20x13 A Story of More Woe
    aired on January 31, 2019

    Benson tries to help two teenaged sisters after their father is killed. Meanwhile, Rollins goes into labor.

  • 20x14 Part 33
    aired on February 7, 2019

    As Stone prosecutes the case of a woman who killed her abusive husband, Benson and her squad wrestle with the duty of testifying against her.

  • 20x15 Brothel
    aired on February 14, 2019

    Benson and the team investigate the death of a prostitute at a brothel. They wonder if there was foul play or if this could be a case of a junkie who relapsed, turned to tricking, got depressed and committed suicide.

  • 20x16 Facing Demons
    aired on February 21, 2019

    Benson and the SVU investigate the death of a man they believe to be a pedophile. When they dig deeper, they realize things are not what they seem and that the case actually hits really close to home.

  • 20x17 Missing
    aired on March 14, 2019

    The SVU pursues a suspect when a child is discovered in the trunk of an abandoned car.

  • 20x18 Blackout
    aired on March 21, 2019

    When defense attorney Nikki Staines is raped after a police charity event, Benson reluctantly looks to her own for a suspect.

  • 20x19 Dearly Beloved
    aired on April 4, 2019

    The SVU investigates a he-said, she-said case when a woman crashes a wedding to accuse her therapist of sexual assault.

  • 20x20 The Good Girl
    aired on April 11, 2019

    Benson and the team work to uncover a pregnant teenager's secret when she refuses to name the baby's father.

  • 20x21 Exchange
    aired on April 25, 2019

    Benson helps a teenaged exchange student after she's assaulted by a cab driver.

  • 20x22 Diss
    aired on May 2, 2019

    When a pop star is assaulted in her home, the SVU investigates the public feud between her rapper husband and a competing recording artist; Fin's family ties to a suspect take him off the case.

  • 20x23 Assumptions
    aired on May 9, 2019

    The SVU searches for two suspects spotted fleeing the scene after a Muslim woman is assaulted inside a synagogue. Meanwhile, Benson is dismayed to find Rob Miller out on bail.

  • 20x24 End Game
    aired on May 16, 2019

    When a teenager is found dead in the Hudson River, Lt. Benson suspects Rob Miller is behind the mysterious death but can't prove it. Despite having only circumstantial evidence, ADA Stone takes the case to court before Miller can destroy more lives.

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