Special Victims Unit

Special Victims Unit

1999 - 2016, Action, Crime, Drama
A special unit in New York investigates heinous cases.
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Episode Guide

  • Special Victims Unit - Sheltered Outcasts (Season 17 Episode 19)
    Season 17 Episode 19:

    Sheltered Outcasts

    Detective Carisi poses as a homeless man at a shelter to see if one of the resident sex offenders is tied to a string of rapes.

  • Special Victims Unit - Unholiest Alliance (Season 17 Episode 18)
    Season 17 Episode 18:

    Unholiest Alliance

    The team works to unravel a sex trafficking operation with ties to government offices, the police department and the Catholic church after one of their own is implicated in a cover-up.

  • Special Victims Unit - Manhattan Transfer (Season 17 Episode 17)
    Season 17 Episode 17:

    Manhattan Transfer

    An investigation into the sexual exploitation of Catholic schoolgirls results in charges against judges, legislators, DAs and members of the police department.

  • Special Victims Unit - Star-Struck Victims (Season 17 Episode 16)
    Season 17 Episode 16:

    Star-Struck Victims

    When Barba must drop rape charges against a popular actor due to lack of evidence, Rollins decides to take matters into her own hands.

  • Special Victims Unit - Collateral Damages (Season 17 Episode 15)
    Season 17 Episode 15:

    Collateral Damages

    An online pedophile ring -- including two high-profile suspects -- is targeted in an undercover sting.

  • Special Victims Unit - Nationwide Manhunt (Season 17 Episode 14)
    Season 17 Episode 14:

    Nationwide Manhunt

    Detectives Erin Lindsay and Antonio Dawson from Chicago P.D. help SVU when two convicted murderers escape.

  • Special Victims Unit - Forty-One Witnesses (Season 17 Episode 13)
    Season 17 Episode 13:

    Forty-One Witnesses

    When a woman is followed home and raped outside of her building, neighbors witness the crime but neglect to call for help.

  • Special Victims Unit - A Misunderstanding (Season 17 Episode 12)
    Season 17 Episode 12:

    A Misunderstanding

    The futures of two high-school students are complicated by a murky date-rape case filled with dueling accusations.

  • Special Victims Unit - Townhouse Incident (Season 17 Episode 11)
    Season 17 Episode 11:

    Townhouse Incident

    When Sgt. Olivia Benson attempts to thwart a violent home invasion, she gets more than she bargains for and becomes a hostage.

  • Special Victims Unit - Catfishing Teacher (Season 17 Episode 10)
    Season 17 Episode 10:

    Catfishing Teacher

    A high-school student plans a secret hookup with a female teacher, but ends up in a sinister situation.

  • Special Victims Unit - Melancholy Pursuit (Season 17 Episode 8)
    Season 17 Episode 8:

    Melancholy Pursuit

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Patrimonial Burden (Season 17 Episode 7)
    Season 17 Episode 7:

    Patrimonial Burden

    When the 13-year-old daughter of a reality-TV family discovers she's pregnant, the team investigates.

  • Special Victims Unit - Maternal Instincts (Season 17 Episode 6)
    Season 17 Episode 6:

    Maternal Instincts

    Rollins' mother throws her a baby shower; the team's investigation into the rape of a violinist by her colleague leads to Rollins' fugitive sister; Sgt. Mike Dodds reports for his first day.

  • Special Victims Unit - Community Policing (Season 17 Episode 5)
    Season 17 Episode 5:

    Community Policing

    An unarmed black man is shot during the pursuit of a suspect, raising racial tensions; Barba must indict the three officers involved -- who claim they followed procedure.

  • Special Victims Unit - Institutional Fail (Season 17 Episode 4)
    Season 17 Episode 4:

    Institutional Fail

    When a starving toddler is found wandering the streets, detectives are led to a home where another child is in grave condition; Chief Dodds (Peter Gallagher) suggests that Benson's squad may be undergoing changes.

  • Special Victims Unit - Transgender Bridge (Season 17 Episode 3)
    Season 17 Episode 3:

    Transgender Bridge

    When a 15-year-old who was part of a group of kids who put a transgender teen in the hospital is tried as an adult, the SVU team wonders whether the punishment fits the crime.

  • Special Victims Unit - Criminal Pathology (Season 17 Episode 2)
    Season 17 Episode 2:

    Criminal Pathology

    Detective Rollins hopes to elicit a confession from serial killer Gregory Yates (Dallas Roberts) when a body washes up on the beach where he buried victims, but the information he provides sends shock waves through the police department.

  • Special Victims Unit - Devil's Dissections (Season 17 Episode 1)
    Season 17 Episode 1:

    Devil's Dissections

    Detective Rollins hopes to elicit a confession from serial killer Gregory Yates (Dallas Roberts) when a body washes up on the beach where he buried victims, but the information he provides sends shock waves through the police department.

  • Special Victims Unit - Devil's Dissections; Criminal Pathology (Season 17 Episode 1/2)
    Season 17 Episode 1/2:

    Devil's Dissections; Criminal Pathology

    Detective Rollins hopes to elicit a confession from serial killer Gregory Yates (Dallas Roberts) when a body washes up on the beach where he buried victims, but the information he provides sends shock waves through the police department.

  • Special Victims Unit - Surrendering Noah (Season 16 Episode 23)
    Season 16 Episode 23:

    Surrendering Noah

    When Johnny D (Charles Halford) is on trial for sex trafficking, rape, assault and kidnapping, Noah's adoption becomes involved with the case, causing Benson to fear for the child's future; a threat could permanently change the squad.

  • Special Victims Unit - Parents' Nightmare (Season 16 Episode 22)
    Season 16 Episode 22:

    Parents' Nightmare

    Efforts to find an 8-year-old boy kidnapped for ransom are hindered by tension between the child's estranged parents; Sgt. Benson is asked to take the lieutenant's exam and officially become the leader of the squad.

  • Special Victims Unit - Perverted Justice (Season 16 Episode 21)
    Season 16 Episode 21:

    Perverted Justice

    A woman wants to recant her testimony and free her father, who was incarcerated for incest and rape when she was a child; Capt. Cragen, who remembers the original investigation, tries to help the team.

  • Special Victims Unit - Daydream Believer (Season 16 Episode 20)
    Season 16 Episode 20:

    Daydream Believer

    Voight and members of the Chicago PD travel to New York to help SVU pursue Yates, their prime suspect in a rape/murder case.

  • Special Victims Unit - Granting Immunity (Season 16 Episode 19)
    Season 16 Episode 19:

    Granting Immunity

    Barba's efforts to make an arrest in a case involving pornographic photos is stalled when several suspects come down with the measles; Amaro receives distressing news about his son.

  • Special Victims Unit - Devastating Story (Season 16 Episode 18)
    Season 16 Episode 18:

    Devastating Story

    During an interview on a popular TV show, a college student claims she was gang raped in a fraternity, bringing national attention to rape on campus; Benson and Barba investigate multiple suspects.

  • Special Victims Unit - Parole Violations (Season 16 Episode 17)
    Season 16 Episode 17:

    Parole Violations

    When Carisi's sister's fiancé falls back into bad habits and accuses his parole officer of rape, Carisi must investigate.

  • Special Victims Unit - December Solstice (Season 16 Episode 16)
    Season 16 Episode 16:

    December Solstice

    A feud between a famous author (Robert Vaughn) and his sixth wife, Charmaine (Marcia Cross), turns into a criminal case when Charmaine is faced with allegations of abuse; Barba winds up dealing with family drama of his own.

  • Special Victims Unit - Undercover Mother (Season 16 Episode 15)
    Season 16 Episode 15:

    Undercover Mother

    While working under cover to bust a sex trafficking ring, Carisi meets a woman who embedded herself in the organization in hope of finding and saving her daughter; Sgt. Benson is faced with a life-changing revelation.

  • Special Victims Unit - Intimidation Game (Season 16 Episode 14)
    Season 16 Episode 14:

    Intimidation Game

    When a female video game developer who has been receiving death threats refuses to delay the launch of her new game, the cops must work to protect her.

  • Special Victims Unit - Decaying Morality (Season 16 Episode 13)
    Season 16 Episode 13:

    Decaying Morality

    After a teenage girl makes a rape accusation against a person with a criminal record, but little evidence is found, the girl's father takes matters into his own hands.

  • Special Victims Unit - Padre Sandunguero (Season 16 Episode 12)
    Season 16 Episode 12:

    Padre Sandunguero

    When Amaro's estranged father (Armand Assante) is arrested at his own wedding, Amaro becomes a witness and secrets threaten to tear their family apart.

  • Special Victims Unit - Agent Provocateur (Season 16 Episode 11)
    Season 16 Episode 11:

    Agent Provocateur

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Forgiving Rollins (Season 16 Episode 10)
    Season 16 Episode 10:

    Forgiving Rollins

    After being found unconscious in her hotel bathroom, an Atlanta detective -- in town for a law-enforcement conference -- says that she was raped; Rollins discovers a personal connection to the suspect.

  • Special Victims Unit - Pattern Seventeen (Season 16 Episode 9)
    Season 16 Episode 9:

    Pattern Seventeen

    The media spotlight shines on Sgt. Benson when she investigates a string of rapes that have similarities with crimes in Atlanta; a family court judge threatens to remove baby Noah from Benson's care.

  • Special Victims Unit - Spousal Privilege (Season 16 Episode 8)
    Season 16 Episode 8:

    Spousal Privilege

    When detective Tutuola finds security footage of a sportscaster being physically abusive to his girlfriend, Benson seeks help from Assistant DA Barba to convince the victim to fight back.

  • Special Victims Unit - Chicago Crossover (Season 16 Episode 7)
    Season 16 Episode 7:

    Chicago Crossover

    Sgt. Voight and Detectives Lindsay and Halstead work with Sgt. Benson and the SVU as they investigate the roots of a child pornography site; tension between Benson and Voight threaten the investigation.

  • Special Victims Unit - Glasgowman's Wrath (Season 16 Episode 6)
    Season 16 Episode 6:

    Glasgowman's Wrath

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Pornstar's Requiem (Season 16 Episode 5)
    Season 16 Episode 5:

    Pornstar's Requiem

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Holden's Manifesto (Season 16 Episode 4)
    Season 16 Episode 4:

    Holden's Manifesto

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Producer's Backend (Season 16 Episode 3)
    Season 16 Episode 3:

    Producer's Backend

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - American Disgrace (Season 16 Episode 2)
    Season 16 Episode 2:

    American Disgrace

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Girls Disappeared (Season 16 Episode 1)
    Season 16 Episode 1:

    Girls Disappeared

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Spring Awakening (Season 15 Episode 24)
    Season 15 Episode 24:

    Spring Awakening

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Thought Criminal (Season 15 Episode 23)
    Season 15 Episode 23:

    Thought Criminal

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Reasonable Doubt (Season 15 Episode 22)
    Season 15 Episode 22:

    Reasonable Doubt

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Post-Mortem Blues (Season 15 Episode 21)
    Season 15 Episode 21:

    Post-Mortem Blues

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Beast's Obsession (Season 15 Episode 20)
    Season 15 Episode 20:

    Beast's Obsession

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Downloaded Child (Season 15 Episode 19)
    Season 15 Episode 19:

    Downloaded Child

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Criminal Stories (Season 15 Episode 18)
    Season 15 Episode 18:

    Criminal Stories

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Gambler's Fallacy (Season 15 Episode 17)
    Season 15 Episode 17:

    Gambler's Fallacy

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Gridiron Soldier (Season 15 Episode 16)
    Season 15 Episode 16:

    Gridiron Soldier

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Comic Perversion (Season 15 Episode 15)
    Season 15 Episode 15:

    Comic Perversion

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Wednesday's Child (Season 15 Episode 14)
    Season 15 Episode 14:

    Wednesday's Child

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Betrayal's Climax (Season 15 Episode 13)
    Season 15 Episode 13:

    Betrayal's Climax

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Jersey Breakdown (Season 15 Episode 12)
    Season 15 Episode 12:

    Jersey Breakdown

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Amaro's One-Eighty (Season 15 Episode 11)
    Season 15 Episode 11:

    Amaro's One-Eighty

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Psycho/Therapist (Season 15 Episode 10)
    Season 15 Episode 10:


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

  • Special Victims Unit - Rapist Anonymous (Season 15 Episode 9)
    Season 15 Episode 9:

    Rapist Anonymous

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Military Justice (Season 15 Episode 8)
    Season 15 Episode 8:

    Military Justice

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Dissonant Voices (Season 15 Episode 7)
    Season 15 Episode 7:

    Dissonant Voices

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

  • Special Victims Unit - October Surprise (Season 15 Episode 6)
    Season 15 Episode 6:

    October Surprise

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Wonderland Story (Season 15 Episode 5)
    Season 15 Episode 5:

    Wonderland Story

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Internal Affairs (Season 15 Episode 4)
    Season 15 Episode 4:

    Internal Affairs

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - American Tragedy (Season 15 Episode 3)
    Season 15 Episode 3:

    American Tragedy

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Imprisoned Lives (Season 15 Episode 2)
    Season 15 Episode 2:

    Imprisoned Lives

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Surrender Benson (Season 15 Episode 1)
    Season 15 Episode 1:

    Surrender Benson

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Her Negotiation (Season 14 Episode 24)
    Season 14 Episode 24:

    Her Negotiation

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Brief Interlude (Season 14 Episode 23)
    Season 14 Episode 23:

    Brief Interlude

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Poisoned Motive (Season 14 Episode 22)
    Season 14 Episode 22:

    Poisoned Motive

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Traumatic Wound (Season 14 Episode 21)
    Season 14 Episode 21:

    Traumatic Wound

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Girl Dishonored (Season 14 Episode 20)
    Season 14 Episode 20:

    Girl Dishonored

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Born Psychopath (Season 14 Episode 19)
    Season 14 Episode 19:

    Born Psychopath

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Legitimate Rape (Season 14 Episode 18)
    Season 14 Episode 18:

    Legitimate Rape

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Undercover Blue (Season 14 Episode 17)
    Season 14 Episode 17:

    Undercover Blue

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Funny Valentine (Season 14 Episode 16)
    Season 14 Episode 16:

    Funny Valentine

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Deadly Ambition (Season 14 Episode 15)
    Season 14 Episode 15:

    Deadly Ambition

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Secrets Exhumed (Season 14 Episode 14)
    Season 14 Episode 14:

    Secrets Exhumed

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Monster's Legacy (Season 14 Episode 13)
    Season 14 Episode 13:

    Monster's Legacy

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Criminal Hatred (Season 14 Episode 12)
    Season 14 Episode 12:

    Criminal Hatred

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Beautiful Frame (Season 14 Episode 11)
    Season 14 Episode 11:

    Beautiful Frame

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Presumed Guilty (Season 14 Episode 10)
    Season 14 Episode 10:

    Presumed Guilty

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Dreams Deferred (Season 14 Episode 9)
    Season 14 Episode 9:

    Dreams Deferred

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Lesson's Learned (Season 14 Episode 8)
    Season 14 Episode 8:

    Lesson's Learned

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Vanity's Bonfire (Season 14 Episode 7)
    Season 14 Episode 7:

    Vanity's Bonfire

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Friending Emily (Season 14 Episode 6)
    Season 14 Episode 6:

    Friending Emily

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Manhattan Vigil (Season 14 Episode 5)
    Season 14 Episode 5:

    Manhattan Vigil

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Acceptable Loss (Season 14 Episode 4)
    Season 14 Episode 4:

    Acceptable Loss

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Twenty-Five Acts (Season 14 Episode 3)
    Season 14 Episode 3:

    Twenty-Five Acts

    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Above Suspicion (Season 14 Episode 2)
    Season 14 Episode 2:

    Above Suspicion

    The investigation into Capt. Cragen and two warring escort services continues; Brian Cassidy's undercover work becomes increasingly difficult; Amaro struggles with the case and his marriage.

  • Special Victims Unit - Lost Reputation (Season 14 Episode 1)
    Season 14 Episode 1:

    Lost Reputation

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

  • Special Victims Unit - Rhodium Nights (Season 13 Episode 23)
    Season 13 Episode 23:

    Rhodium Nights

    The team must proceed with caution when an underage escort is found dead at a wild bachelor party with high-profile people in attendance; Brian Cassidy (Dean Winters), a former SVU detective who is working under, helps Benson and Amaro investigate.

  • Special Victims Unit - Strange Beauty (Season 13 Episode 22)
    Season 13 Episode 22:

    Strange Beauty

    When the investigation into a missing teen leads the detectives to a severed leg, they are drawn into the world of self-mutilation and ritual amputation.

  • Special Victims Unit - Learning Curve (Season 13 Episode 21)
    Season 13 Episode 21:

    Learning Curve

    Detective Tutuola's future son-in-law becomes the latest victim in a series of hate crimes against gay men; the squad searches for a connection when a school teacher (Tony Hale) is attacked in a similar fashion.

  • Special Victims Unit - Father Dearest (Season 13 Episode 20)
    Season 13 Episode 20:

    Father Dearest

    When a teenage girl disappears, the squad discovers a suspect who seems to be targeting young, vulnerable women with a similar personal connection; Dr. Huang delves into his past in order to help solve the case.

  • Special Victims Unit - Street Revenge (Season 13 Episode 19)
    Season 13 Episode 19:

    Street Revenge

    A vigilante group forms in response to a string of rapes; concerns over his wife's fidelity distract Amaro.

  • Special Victims Unit - Valentine's Day (Season 13 Episode 18)
    Season 13 Episode 18:

    Valentine's Day

    A man sees his wife abducted while video chatting with her, but Benson finds that the victim tried to pick up the ransom herself.

  • Special Victims Unit - Justice Denied (Season 13 Episode 17)
    Season 13 Episode 17:

    Justice Denied

    A rape investigation leads to one of Detective Benson's old cases being reopened; as Benson's work is scrutinized, her relationship with Executive ADA David Haden is put in jeopardy.

  • Special Victims Unit - Child's Welfare (Season 13 Episode 16)
    Season 13 Episode 16:

    Child's Welfare

    Olivia's half-brother shows up looking for help when child services threatens to take his kids away; the investigation into an abandoned baby found by a homeless couple leads to a shocking discovery.

  • Special Victims Unit - Hunting Ground (Season 13 Episode 15)
    Season 13 Episode 15:

    Hunting Ground

    Benson and Executive ADA Haden must cut their romantic weekend short to investigate the disappearance of an underage prostitute, who seems to be one in a series of escorts who went missing after advertising on a newspaper's website.

  • Special Victims Unit - Home Invasions (Season 13 Episode 14)
    Season 13 Episode 14:

    Home Invasions

    The investigation into a home invasion that ended with two dead leads to a shocking revelation about Detective Rollins.

  • Special Victims Unit - Father's Shadow (Season 13 Episode 13)
    Season 13 Episode 13:

    Father's Shadow

    After auditioning for a reality show, a woman is found in Central Park unconscious, with drugs in her system and evidence of sexual assault; Detective Benson and Executive ADA Haden (Harry Connick Jr.) continue to grow closer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Official Story (Season 13 Episode 12)
    Season 13 Episode 12:

    Official Story

    When the detectives investigate the sexual assault of the executive of a private military-contract company, they discover a larger conspiracy in Iraq.

  • Special Victims Unit - Theatre Tricks (Season 13 Episode 11)
    Season 13 Episode 11:

    Theatre Tricks

    The detectives investigate a rape of an actress during a theater production.

  • Special Victims Unit - Spiraling Down (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    Spiraling Down

    When the detectives find a missing 14-year-old working as a prostitute, they set up a sting to put the johns away for statutory rape and find one of her customers is a former professional football player.

  • Special Victims Unit - Lost Traveler (Season 13 Episode 9)
    Season 13 Episode 9:

    Lost Traveler

    When a child disappears on his way home from school, Benson and Amaro interview the distraught parents, who don't trust the police; with the help of their TARU tech (Gilbert Gottfried) and a meddling reporter, the detectives narrow the suspects list.

  • Special Victims Unit - Educated Guess (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Educated Guess

    Detectives Benson and Rollins investigate when a mental patient says he witnessed a rape, but the alleged victim denies the assault happened.

  • Special Victims Unit - Russian Brides (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Russian Brides

    When a young mail-order bride is found dead, the investigation leads the detectives to the Russian mafia.

  • Special Victims Unit - True Believers (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    True Believers

    The squad makes a quick arrest when a student is raped at gunpoint in her apartment, but the defense attorney works to undermine their police work.

  • Special Victims Unit - Missing Pieces (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    Missing Pieces

    The detectives investigate when woman visiting from Buffalo, N.Y., claims her car was stolen with her baby in the backseat.

  • Special Victims Unit - Double Strands (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    Double Strands

    When a dancer is raped by a man with a unique tattoo, details of the case remind Rollins of a serial rapist she was tracking in Atlanta.

  • Special Victims Unit - Blood Brothers (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Blood Brothers

    When a pregnant 13-year-old won't identify the father of her baby, Benson and the squad try to determine if she was raped; after the investigation uncovers a secret, someone goes missing.

  • Special Victims Unit - Personal Fouls (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    Personal Fouls

    Detectives Benson and Tutuola dig into the past of a basketball star while investigating sexual abuse charges against his former coach.

  • Special Victims Unit - Scorched Earth (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    Scorched Earth

    The detectives are called to investigate when a hotel maid reports being assaulted by a powerful Italian diplomat.

  • Special Victims Unit - Smoked (Season 12 Episode 24)
    Season 12 Episode 24:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate when a woman scheduled to testify in a high-profile rape case is murdered.

  • Special Victims Unit - Delinquent (Season 12 Episode 23)
    Season 12 Episode 23:


    When a woman finds a teenage boy sleeping naked in her bedroom, detectives Benson and Stabler investigate the teen and his mother to find out what really happened.

  • Special Victims Unit - Bang (Season 12 Episode 22)
    Season 12 Episode 22:


    After a baby is found on a playground, Detectives Stabler and Benson look for the child's caregiver.

  • Special Victims Unit - Reparations (Season 12 Episode 21)
    Season 12 Episode 21:


    DDA Jonah Dekker (Terrence Howard) comes to New York to defend his cousin, who has been accused of rape; ADA Casey Novak (Diane Neal) helps Detectives Stabler and Benson with the case.

  • Special Victims Unit - Totem (Season 12 Episode 20)
    Season 12 Episode 20:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler work with a sex therapist, Capt. Jackson (Jeremy Irons), when a young girl is murdered.

  • Special Victims Unit - Bombshell (Season 12 Episode 19)
    Season 12 Episode 19:


    The investigation into the stabbing death of a family man leads Benson and Stabler to believe he had an illicit hobby; the detectives meet a woman and her jealous boyfriend while undercover at a swingers club.

  • Special Victims Unit - Bully (Season 12 Episode 18)
    Season 12 Episode 18:


    After a woman is found dead in her apartment, detectives investigate her personal contacts, including a close friend (Kate Burton), in search of suspects.

  • Special Victims Unit - Pursuit (Season 12 Episode 17)
    Season 12 Episode 17:


    ADA Sonya Paxton (Christine Lahti) tries to help an old friend (Debra Messing) who starts receiving personal threats.

  • Special Victims Unit - Spectacle (Season 12 Episode 16)
    Season 12 Episode 16:


    Detectives Stabler and Tutuola search for a victim and her attacker after video of a sexual assault is featured on a college campus Intranet feed.

  • Special Victims Unit - Flight (Season 12 Episode 15)
    Season 12 Episode 15:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler's investigation into a sexual abuse case goes awry when their wealthy suspect involves his lawyer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Dirty (Season 12 Episode 14)
    Season 12 Episode 14:


    Benson questions Detective Qadri's involvement in the case of a district attorney who fell to her death.

  • Special Victims Unit - Mask (Season 12 Episode 13)
    Season 12 Episode 13:


    Benson and Stabler have to get creative when a rape victim's father refuses to help the detectives get the information they need to solve a case.

  • Special Victims Unit - Possessed (Season 12 Episode 12)
    Season 12 Episode 12:


    When a young woman is attacked in her apartment, evidence points to traumatic events from her buried past.

  • Special Victims Unit - Pop (Season 12 Episode 11)
    Season 12 Episode 11:


    Investigation into the death of a young boy leads to a gambling ring.

  • Special Victims Unit - Rescue (Season 12 Episode 10)
    Season 12 Episode 10:


    Detective Stabler notices Detective Benson bonding with Calvin, the young boy left in her care; Detectives Fin and Munch are asked to investigate when Calvin's mother's (Maria Bello) name comes up during a rape investigation.

  • Special Victims Unit - Gray (Season 12 Episode 9)
    Season 12 Episode 9:


    A girl at Detective Stabler's daughter's school accuses another student of rape; ADA Paxton (Christine Lahti) returns to prosecute.

  • Special Victims Unit - Penetration (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:


    When a stranger assaults an FBI agent (Marcia Gay Harden), she asks Benson to have her rape kit tested; the agent refuses to talk about the incident, fearing she will be pulled off of the case she is working.

  • Special Victims Unit - Trophy (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:


    When Benson and Stabler investigate a young woman's rape and murder, the case puts them in the line of fire and exposes a larger mystery that includes more victims.

  • Special Victims Unit - Branded (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:


    Stabler and Benson seek a connection between two men who are beaten and branded with a wire hanger in seemingly separate incidents.

  • Special Victims Unit - Wet (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:


    A woman with a seemingly squeaky-clean image is found dead in a fountain; further investigation reveals a surprising motive and multiple suspects.

  • Special Victims Unit - Merchandise (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:


    A teenage girl's death in a hit-and-run accident leads Benson and Stabler to a human trafficking ring; Cragen becomes frustrated by his crumbling precinct.

  • Special Victims Unit - Behave (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:


    Benson and Stabler help a repeat rape victim (Jennifer Love Hewitt) stand up to her attacker; the investigation leads Benson to Los Angeles, where she meets a detective (Skeet Ulrich) with information that could help the victim get justice.

  • Special Victims Unit - Bullseye (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:


    Detectives try to identify a girl who is so traumatized after being raped that she cannot tell them her name.

  • Special Victims Unit - Locum (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate when a 10-year-old girl goes missing.

  • Special Victims Unit - Shattered (Season 11 Episode 24)
    Season 11 Episode 24:


    An 8-year-old boy is kidnapped; members of the SVU team are in a dangerous standoff; shocking details about ADA Jo Marlowe's (Sharon Stone) past come to light.

  • Special Victims Unit - Wannabe (Season 11 Episode 23)
    Season 11 Episode 23:


    Capt. Cragen begins a movement to catch a man who has raped three girls; after a rookie cop makes an arrest in the case, it is discovered the so-called rookie has some secrets.

  • Special Victims Unit - Ace (Season 11 Episode 22)
    Season 11 Episode 22:


    When a pregnant rape victim disappears from the hospital, Benson and Stabler try to find her and obtain her statement.

  • Special Victims Unit - Torch (Season 11 Episode 21)
    Season 11 Episode 21:


    Detective Stabler's former partner (Sharon Stone) is put on the case when two young sisters are killed in a fire.

  • Special Victims Unit - Beef (Season 11 Episode 20)
    Season 11 Episode 20:


    Benson and Stabler discover that a murder victim had been involved in the fight to expose questionable practices in the meat-packing industry.

  • Special Victims Unit - Conned (Season 11 Episode 19)
    Season 11 Episode 19:


    Benson and Stabler must determine a murder victim's actual identity when the presumed victim turns up alive.

  • Special Victims Unit - Bedtime (Season 11 Episode 18)
    Season 11 Episode 18:


    When an investigative journalist is found murdered in her bed, Cragen recognizes tactics from a similar case 30 years earlier.

  • Special Victims Unit - Disabled (Season 11 Episode 17)
    Season 11 Episode 17:


    When a disabled woman is beaten and raped, Benson and Stabler think someone close to the victim is responsible.

  • Special Victims Unit - Witness (Season 11 Episode 16)
    Season 11 Episode 16:


    A young girl claims she was raped in the stairwell of her apartment building; Benson and Stabler race to find a witness.

  • Special Victims Unit - Confidential (Season 11 Episode 15)
    Season 11 Episode 15:


    A woman's murder leads Detectives Benson and Stabler to reopen an investigation into a similar crime committed 20 years earlier.

  • Special Victims Unit - Savior (Season 11 Episode 14)
    Season 11 Episode 14:


    Several young prostitutes are found dead with homemade prayer cards attached to their bodies; Benson is forced to make a difficult decision.

  • Special Victims Unit - P.C. (Season 11 Episode 13)
    Season 11 Episode 13:


    A lesbian-rights activist (Kathy Griffin) claims a woman's death was the result of police neglect; when more women from the activist's group are attacked, it becomes clear that someone has a plan to bring down the group.

  • Special Victims Unit - Shadow (Season 11 Episode 12)
    Season 11 Episode 12:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler speak to the daughter of a powerful couple who were found murdered in their bedroom.

  • Special Victims Unit - Quickie (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler search for a man who is knowingly spreading HIV.

  • Special Victims Unit - Anchor (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:


    Following the deaths of three children, Fin realizes they were all 'anchor babies' of immigrant families, and he reaches out to the Center of Immigrant Services.

  • Special Victims Unit - Perverted (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:


    DNA evidence points to Benson as the prime suspect when the sexually mutilated body of a member of a biker gang is found in the park; Stabler fights to prove his partner's innocence.

  • Special Victims Unit - Turmoil (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:


    A case becomes much more complicated when racy photos of a 15-year-old rape victim are leaked on the Internet; Stabler's son is drawn into a series of compromising events by his best friend.

  • Special Victims Unit - Users (Season 11 Episode 7)
    Season 11 Episode 7:


    When a crime scene photo of a murdered teenage girl quickly becomes an Internet phenomenon, the police initiate an investigation with the victim's father, who points the detectives toward his daughter's therapist.

  • Special Victims Unit - Spooked (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:


    When a young couple is found dead in the back of a padlocked truck, detectives discover the male victim was connected to a Mexican drug cartel.

  • Special Victims Unit - Hardwired (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:


    After a young boy is raped, detectives find out their suspect is the leader of a civil rights group that supports adult-child relationships.

  • Special Victims Unit - Hammered (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:


    After a night of drinking, a man (Scott Foley) wakes up with a head injury and a dead woman in his bed; Detectives Benson and Stabler try to piece together the crime by returning to the bar where the night began.

  • Special Victims Unit - Solitary (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:


    When a woman goes missing, her boyfriend points Detectives Benson and Stabler in the direction of convicted bank robber Callum Donovan (Stephen Rea); to comprehend the impact of solitary confinement, Stabler experiences it.

  • Special Victims Unit - Sugar (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:


    Stabler and Benson suspect a sugar daddy (Matt C. Burns) of murder when a young woman's body is found stuffed inside a suitcase.

  • Special Victims Unit - Unstable (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:


    Officer Nate Kendall (Wentworth Miller) helps a woman in trouble and gets roped into investigating a rape case; when evidence connects multiple cases, the team realizes they may be pursuing a serial rapist.

  • Special Victims Unit - Zebras (Season 10 Episode 22)
    Season 10 Episode 22:


    A tourist is found dead with the word 'guilty' written on her forehead; Detective Munch is forced to ask his ex-wife (Carol Kane) for help.

  • Special Victims Unit - Liberties (Season 10 Episode 21)
    Season 10 Episode 21:


    A judge asks Benson and Stabler to ask a convicted serial killer about the location of his son's body.

  • Special Victims Unit - Crush (Season 10 Episode 20)
    Season 10 Episode 20:


    A teenager is beaten after nude pictures of her are spread throughout her high school.

  • Special Victims Unit - Selfish (Season 10 Episode 19)
    Season 10 Episode 19:


    When a 2-year-old girl goes missing, her young, irresponsible mother (Hilary Duff) becomes the prime suspect.

  • Special Victims Unit - Baggage (Season 10 Episode 18)
    Season 10 Episode 18:


    An artist's shocking death leads detectives to uncover a long string of murders by an elusive serial killer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Hell (Season 10 Episode 17)
    Season 10 Episode 17:


    A mute girl is raped and beaten, and her drawing of her attacker resembles a local priest.

  • Special Victims Unit - Ballerina (Season 10 Episode 16)
    Season 10 Episode 16:


    A former dancer (Carol Burnett) is caught up in the murder of a young couple.

  • Special Victims Unit - Lead (Season 10 Episode 15)
    Season 10 Episode 15:


    A pediatrician found guilty of sexually assaulting four of his patients is murdered; after three years in the Witness Protection Program, Alexandra Cabot returns.

  • Special Victims Unit - Transitions (Season 10 Episode 14)
    Season 10 Episode 14:


    A man is found badly beaten in a parking lot, with no memory of what happened, and detectives suspect his transgender teen may be responsible.

  • Special Victims Unit - Snatched (Season 10 Episode 13)
    Season 10 Episode 13:


    After a young girl is kidnapped, Elliot Stabler must work with a recently paroled convict to get her back.

  • Special Victims Unit - Hothouse (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:


    When the body of a 14-year-old girl is found in the Hudson River, Benson and Stabler think she was smuggled into the country by sex traffickers; in an attempt to identify her, Benson poses as a madam.

  • Special Victims Unit - Stranger (Season 10 Episode 11)
    Season 10 Episode 11:


    Benson and Stabler begin to question the story of a missing teenager (Ellen Woglom) who returns home after four years, claiming to have been kept as a sex slave in a concrete cell.

  • Special Victims Unit - Smut (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:


    A woman is found in Riverside Park, beaten and raped with no memory of what happened; during the investigation, Olivia must face the fact that she still thinks like a victim.

  • Special Victims Unit - PTSD (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:


    A young female Marine goes missing as she is about to give birth to her rapist's child; Olivia struggles with painful flashbacks of her sexual assault.

  • Special Victims Unit - Persona (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:


    Detective Benson goes into hiding to find justice for an abused housewife (Clea Duvall), uncovering a 34-year-old unsolved murder case in the process.

  • Special Victims Unit - Wildlife (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:


    Elliot Stabler puts his marriage at risk when he goes under cover to gain access to an animal-smuggling ring, with Olivia posing as a prostitute.

  • Special Victims Unit - Babes (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:


    While investigating the death of a teenager, detectives Elliot Stabler and John Munch discover a group of girls in a pregnancy pact.

  • Special Victims Unit - Lunacy (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:


    When the corpse of a famous astronaut is found floating in the waters of Battery Park, Detectives Benson and Stabler think the murder may be connected to a string of serial rapes; at a dead end, Stabler seeks advice from an old mentor (James Brolin).

  • Special Victims Unit - Retro (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:


    Detectives suspect a doctor of running a bogus clinic and prescribing ineffective treatment to patients who have AIDS.

  • Special Victims Unit - Swing (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:


    Detective Stabler's job and personal life become intertwined when his daughter, Kathleen, becomes a suspect in a case; after discovering that Kathleen has been hanging out with a bad crowd, Stabler turns to his estranged mother for help.

  • Special Victims Unit - Confession (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:


    A teen named Eric admits to looking at a Web site in an attempt to curb a pedophilic urge toward his stepbrother; when Eric goes missing, the stepfather (Tom Noonan) is questioned.

  • Special Victims Unit - Trials (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:


    An abused foster child (Jae Head), apprehended while driving a runaway van, leads the detectives to re-examine a case involving a rape victim (Sara Gilbert).

  • Special Victims Unit - Cold (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:


    Detective Lake, wounded in a gunfight prompted by the reopening of an old murder case, escapes from the hospital and takes hostage the original case's only witness (Victoria Cartagena).

  • Special Victims Unit - Trade (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:


    Detectives suspect a wealthy family of coffee traders when a pregnant woman is found raped and murdered in her burned-out loft.

  • Special Victims Unit - Authority (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:


    The life of a law-abiding engineer (Robin Williams) goes terribly wrong, leading him to challenge authority and to urge others to do so as well.

  • Special Victims Unit - Closet (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:


    A troubled teen (David Del Rio) is the first suspect when a money manager is found murdered in his loft, but a hidden video camera leads detectives to a star football player whose agent is willing to do almost anything to protect his client.

  • Special Victims Unit - Undercover (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:


    Benson and Stabler suspect the drug-dealing uncle of a girl (Shareeka Epps) found raped and beaten, but the theft of the rape kit identifying her attacker leads them to a crooked prison guard.

  • Special Victims Unit - Inconceivable (Season 9 Episode 14)
    Season 9 Episode 14:


    The robbery of fertilized embryos from a sperm bank leads the detectives to two publicity-hungry extremists.

  • Special Victims Unit - Unorthodox (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:


    A young Jewish boy is brutally attacked, and the clues lead to a disturbed classmate as more victims begin to come forward.

  • Special Victims Unit - Signature (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:


    A woman's body is found in a park alongside a man with a bullet in his head.

  • Special Victims Unit - Streetwise (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:


    A wealthy teen is found murdered in New York's Central Park, and the clues lead to a gang of homeless children.

  • Special Victims Unit - Snitch (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:


    When a polygamist's wife is murdered, he fears his testimony in a separate case may have led to her death; a Web site exposes potential witnesses.

  • Special Victims Unit - Paternity (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:


    A nanny's Internet love interest (Steven Bauer) is the obvious suspect when she is found murdered, but detectives look more closely at her employers (Mark Valley, Anastasia Griffith) when skeletons are found in their closet.

  • Special Victims Unit - Fight (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:


    The death of a young girl appears to link to the world of ultimate fighting, and tensions rise within the department when two brothers (Gaius Charles, Arlen Escarpeta) are charged with the crime.

  • Special Victims Unit - Blinded (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:


    Detectives discover a kidnapped girl in the trunk of a stolen rental car; the suspect's rage seriously injures Stabler; the trial forces Novak to face dark things in her past.

  • Special Victims Unit - Svengali (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:


    When a collegian is found dead in her formalwear, detectives recognize the body's mutilation as that of the copycat of a serial killer; a woman goes missing, and comic books are the key to finding her.

  • Special Victims Unit - Harm (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:


    Detectives link the stabbing death of a schoolteacher to her volunteer job at a victims rehabilitation center, where she was working with an Iraqi man who helped uncover some major military secrets.

  • Special Victims Unit - Savant (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:


    The only witness to the beating of a woman (Judy Kuhn) is her daughter (Paulina Gerzon) who has Williams syndrome.

  • Special Victims Unit - Impulsive (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:


    A 15-year-old with a sexually transmitted disease says he caught it from his teacher (Melissa Joan Hart); Benson and Stabler uncover dark secrets while searching into the pair's lives.

  • Special Victims Unit - Avatar (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:


    When a video gamer goes missing, Benson and Stabler use the woman's avatar to track down her kidnapper before it is too late.

  • Special Victims Unit - Alternate (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:


    Benson and Stabler investigate the case of a woman (Cynthia Nixon) with multiple personalities, who may have abused and killed her daughter; the detectives must adjust to sweeping changes in the SVU.

  • Special Victims Unit - Screwed (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:


    A man (Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges) connected to Fin's son goes on trial for the murders of a woman and her baby.

  • Special Victims Unit - Pretend (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:


    When a teenage boy is killed in what appears to be a play fight, the victim's friend claims he filmed the death.

  • Special Victims Unit - Annihilated (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:


    Detectives believe a woman's death to be a professional hit when they discover that terrorists have threatened her CIA-agent fiance (Dylan Walsh).

  • Special Victims Unit - Florida (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:


    When detective Benson gets into the middle of an investigation of her brother, the case begins to threaten her career.

  • Special Victims Unit - Responsible (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:


    Four honor students are arrested for criminally negligent homicide when another student dies at a party that they threw.

  • Special Victims Unit - Sin (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:


    A successful preacher (Tim Daly) is the prime suspect in a murder case, until his wife (Kathy Baker) provides detectives with a taped conversation.

  • Special Victims Unit - Philadelphia (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:


    A local police captain (Kim Delaney) questions Benson when she investigates a rape outside her jurisdiction.

  • Special Victims Unit - Haystack (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:


    An overzealous reporter's accusation leads a despondent new mother (Ashley Williams) to kill herself; detectives continue to search for the mother's missing child as time gets shorter.

  • Special Victims Unit - Dependent (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:


    When a mob lawyer (Cary Elwes) and his wife are attacked, their young son is the only witness; when he comes out of surgery, the man vividly remembers his daughter at the crime scene.

  • Special Victims Unit - Loophole (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:


    When an envelope containing a picture appears at the precinct, the detectives pick up the trail of a child pornographer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Outsider (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:


    Fin is asked to look into a case of rape at his son's college, where he meets a Brooklyn detective (Adam Beach) who is investigating a similar crime.

  • Special Victims Unit - Burned (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:


    A bitter separation pits a husband and wife (Blair Underwood, Michael Michele) against each other as they try to gain custody of their daughter (Tiffany Evans).

  • Special Victims Unit - Scheherezade (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:


    A cancer patient (Brian Dennehy) makes a deathbed confession involving a number of crimes from decades earlier.

  • Special Victims Unit - Choreographed (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:


    A woman is found dead in Central Park, and when the medical examiner can find no apparent cause of death, Stabler starts investigating the victim's husband (Chris Sarandon) and his friends.

  • Special Victims Unit - Cage (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:


    A car accident involving two foster children leads detectives Beck and Stabler to the foster parents and questionable medical practices involving a controversial 'rebirthing' therapy.

  • Special Victims Unit - Underbelly (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:


    Stabler and Beck (Connie Nielsen) try to get a young prostitute to testify against her pimp (Michael Kenneth Williams) after a trio of murder victims with matching tattoos leads them to a teenage prostitution ring.

  • Special Victims Unit - Infiltrated (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:


    ADA Novak calls upon detective Benson, still under cover in Oregon, to present evidence that will strengthen the case against a brutal rapist.

  • Special Victims Unit - Confrontation (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:


    When an assailant rapes his victim twice, detectives Stabler and Beck (Connie Nielsen) link the case to other victims of multiple rapes.

  • Special Victims Unit - Uncle (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:


    A homeless man (guest star Jerry Lewis) is a suspect in the rape and murder of a mother and daughter.

  • Special Victims Unit - Recall (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:


    Stabler and Beck (Connie Nielsen) are unable to build a case against a rape suspect until a new witness (Leslie Caron) steps forward.

  • Special Victims Unit - Clock (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:


    Stabler and Fin investigate the disappearance of two high-school students from a museum field-trip; Stabler meets his new partner.

  • Special Victims Unit - Informed (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:


    Detective Benson goes under cover to combat terrorist activities; a victim refuses a rape kit.

  • Special Victims Unit - Influence (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:


    An unstable woman stops taking medication and mows down 10 people with her car; a former rock star wages an anti-psychiatric-drug campaign.

  • Special Victims Unit - Web (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:


    A woman believes her young son was molested by her husband; an online pedophile site is investigated.

  • Special Victims Unit - Fat (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:


    A band of overweight teenage siblings attacks a gifted piano student from Harlem.

  • Special Victims Unit - Fault (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:


    A serial pedophile murders members of a family and kidnaps the two younger children.

  • Special Victims Unit - Venom (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:


    While Fin is dealing with colleagues who accuse his son of murder, he learns a family secret that reveals more about the family's relationship with Darius (Chris Bridges).

  • Special Victims Unit - Class (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:


    When a coed dependent upon financial aid is found dead with a large sum of cash, detectives suspect her wealthy roommate.

  • Special Victims Unit - Gone (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:


    Three cocky prep-school teens are prime suspects when a high-school student from Montreal vanishes during a class trip to New York.

  • Special Victims Unit - Manipulated (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:


    Detectives discover that the body of a young woman, found murdered in her apartment, is that of a lawyer who secretly moonlights as a stripper.

  • Special Victims Unit - Taboo (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:


    When a baby boy is discovered in the trash, Benson and Stabler use a bar T-shirt found at the scene to link the crime back to a well-to-do college coed.

  • Special Victims Unit - Blast (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:


    When an 8-year-old girl is kidnapped on her way home from school, DNA tests on the blood found in the abductor's abandoned van reveal she has leukemia.

  • Special Victims Unit - Infected (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:


    When the accused killer of a teen's mother is released due to lack of evidence, the youth exacts his own justice by killing the man.

  • Special Victims Unit - Alien (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:


    An investigation into the near-fatal beating of a 12-year-old boy uncovers a female suspect whose trial becomes about the rights of same-sex parents.

  • Special Victims Unit - Storm (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:


    While searching for a child molester who has abducted three young children orphaned by Hurricane Katrina, detectives learn that the suspect also possesses a deadly strain of anthrax.

  • Special Victims Unit - Rockabye (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:


    When a runaway teenage girl is found badly beaten, doctors discover the beating killed her unborn child, and detectives begin to question the father.

  • Special Victims Unit - Starved (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:


    When a series of rapes is linked to a speed-dating service, Benson goes under cover and discovers Mike Jergens (Dean Cain) is the assailant.

  • Special Victims Unit - Name (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:


    Detective Stabler and CSU technician Millie Vizcarrondo (Paula Garcés) investigate the remains of a boy found at a construction site and find they belong to one of five boys reported missing 30 years earlier.

  • Special Victims Unit - Raw (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:


    Detectives investigate a school shooting that left three students dead and link the rifle used in the killings to a gun store serving as the headquarters of a white supremacist group.

  • Special Victims Unit - Strain (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:


    Detectives suspect that Gabriel Thurman, an activist trying to stop the spread of AIDS, murdered a homosexual couple who had a new form of HIV.

  • Special Victims Unit - Ripped (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:


    After a high-school student is brutally assaulted, detectives interview a suspect who becomes enraged and attacks Detective Tutuola.

  • Special Victims Unit - 911 (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:


    When a 9-year-old girl calls for help, claiming to be held hostage in a strange room for four days, many believe it is a prank, but Detective Benson feels otherwise.

  • Special Victims Unit - Design (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:


    A distraught pregnant woman threatens suicide, claiming that her child is a product of rape, but when the case goes to trial, the woman's willingness to settle for cash makes detectives suspicious.

  • Special Victims Unit - Demons (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:


    Stabler goes under cover as a sex offender to gain the trust of a serial rapist released from jail, but his cover is blown, putting his life in danger.

  • Special Victims Unit - Goliath (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:


    When two police officers in separate precincts attack their wives and demonstrate suicidal behavior, Benson and Stabler suspect a malaria drug both men received while serving in a reserve unit in Afghanistan.

  • Special Victims Unit - Parts (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:


    The dismembered body of a woman is found in a junkyard, and detectives must determine who killed her and who attempted to harvest organs from her corpse.

  • Special Victims Unit - Blood (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:


    Benson and Stabler probe an assault and carjacking, only to find that it is connected to illegal trafficking in painkillers apparently headed by an elderly woman (Melinda Dillon).

  • Special Victims Unit - Night (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:


    Benson and Stabler have a suspect (Alfred Molina) but not enough evidence when a serial rapist preys on illegal immigrant women, and Tracy Kibre (Bebe Neuwirth) is brought in to work on the case.

  • Special Victims Unit - Intoxicated (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:


    A mother who reported the statutory rape of her daughter is found murdered.

  • Special Victims Unit - Pure (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:


    When a teenage girl disappears, a psychic (guest star Martin Short) is brought into the investigation.

  • Special Victims Unit - Rage (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:


    Stabler struggles to keep his emotions in check as he interrogates a man (Matthew Modine) suspected in the murder of a teenage girl -- a man he once let get away on similar charges.

  • Special Victims Unit - Ghost (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:


    When a wealthy couple laundering money for South American drug dealers is murdered, former ADA Alexandra Cabot (Stephanie March) returns from witness protection to help solve the case.

  • Special Victims Unit - Hooked (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:


    The detectives discover that a murdered teenage girl was a prostitute and had contracted HIV while working on a pornographic film, which leads them to her killer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Game (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:


    Stabler and Fin investigate the brutal rape and murder of a prostitute, and the prime suspects turn out to be a group of teens suspected of re-enacting their favorite video game.

  • Special Victims Unit - Quarry (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:


    A tip leads Benson and Cragen to the body of a 7-year-old boy, missing since 1980, and the detectives think the new information was a ploy to help the suspected killer, on death row for another murder, delay his execution.

  • Special Victims Unit - Identity (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:


    A gang member is pushed from a rooftop in what appears to be retribution for a sexual assault, but when the assault victim also turns up dead, the detectives realize the case is far more complicated.

  • Special Victims Unit - Contagious (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:


    While examining a 9-year-old girl after a car crash, doctors find that she has been molested and call in Benson and Stabler, who learn that the girl's attacker has killed another child.

  • Special Victims Unit - Haunted (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:


    After recovering from being shot during a robbery, Fin returns to the narcotics division to keep a promise he made to locate a missing person.

  • Special Victims Unit - Weak (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:


    Benson and Stabler must rely on a psychiatrist (Mary Stuart Masterson) and her schizophrenic patient to find the man behind a number of assaults on the Upper West Side.

  • Special Victims Unit - Doubt (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:


    A professor (Billy Campbell) accused of sexual assault volunteers to submit a DNA sample for testing, but the case turns into a he-said, she-said standoff.

  • Special Victims Unit - Charisma (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:


    The detectives investigate a man whose 12-year-old wife is hospitalized with pregnancy complications, and they learn that he is the leader of a cult.

  • Special Victims Unit - Conscience (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:


    When a missing 5-year-old boy is found dead, suspicion falls on his mentally unstable 13-year-old neighbor, whose mental problems began after he was abused at a camp recommended by the victim's father.

  • Special Victims Unit - Outcry (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:


    When a missing 16-year-old girl is found in a deserted building, she tells the skeptical detectives that three men in uniform kept her there for several days.

  • Special Victims Unit - Scavenger (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:


    Detectives investigate when a baby is left abandoned with a note indicating the mother's kidnapping and quickly learn that she has been kidnapped by a copycat serial killer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Obscene (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:


    The son of an outspoken critic becomes the prime suspect when the star of a controversial teen show is raped in her trailer on the set.

  • Special Victims Unit - Debt (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:


    When a Chinese woman's daughter is held for ransom by smugglers, the detectives turn to her sister (Ming-Na) for help.

  • Special Victims Unit - Birthright (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:


    A woman attempts to kidnap a child she believes is her daughter; while DNA tests are in progress, Benson traces the confusion about the child's origins back to a fertility doctor.

  • Special Victims Unit - Head (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:


    A video voyeur catches a sexual assault against a minor on tape, which changes the focus of the investigation as the detectives search for a pedophile.

  • Special Victims Unit - Poison (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:


    A mother becomes Stabler and Benson's prime suspect in the poisoning of her child; Novak enlists Clark's assistance in obtaining evidence to remove a judge from the bench after his bias in two child abuse cases leads to a wrongful arrest.

  • Special Victims Unit - Bound (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:


    The death of a wealthy senior citizen leads to an investigations that uncovers a serial killer who targets the elderly.

  • Special Victims Unit - Painless (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:


    A woman claiming to have been the victim of rape commits suicide while she is still in the emergency room.

  • Special Victims Unit - Criminal (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:


    When a criminology student is raped and murdered, detectives hunt for a suspect with an expert knowledge of forensic medicine.

  • Special Victims Unit - Lowdown (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:


    Detectives try to decipher a motive for the strangulation of a Bronx assistant DA in an area where hookers stroll.

  • Special Victims Unit - Sick (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:


    The search for the sexual abuser of a child leads the detectives to a wealthy toy mogul known for his generous hospitality toward children.

  • Special Victims Unit - Careless (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:


    A child dies in the emergency room after reputedly passing out during a prayer vigil at a late-night church service.

  • Special Victims Unit - Mean (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:


    After finding out a dead teenage girl was a bully, detectives look for murder suspects at her school.

  • Special Victims Unit - Home (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:


    Detectives interview an overprotective woman (Diane Verona) to find out why her son is scavenging for food in the garbage; the boy later is later found dead and his older brother confesses to killing him.

  • Special Victims Unit - Families (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:


    Family members become murder suspects when DNA tests on the body of a 16-year-old girl reveal evidence of incest.

  • Special Victims Unit - Ritual (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:


    Detectives probe what looks like the ritualistic sacrifice of a 7-year-old Nigerian boy and uncover a slave-smuggling ring.

  • Special Victims Unit - Hate (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:


    Detectives investigate the rape and murder of two Arab-American women who were trying to improve relations among different groups.

  • Special Victims Unit - Brotherhood (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:


    Benson and Stabler hit a wall of silence while questioning fraternity brothers about the murder and sodomy of their hard-nosed pledge master.

  • Special Victims Unit - Escape (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:


    Detective Benson teams up with her old boyfriend to hunt down a fugitive pedophile who is headed to New York to revisit a victim.

  • Special Victims Unit - Shaken (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:


    Stabler and Capt. Cragen search for suspects after a missing infant is discovered badly beaten in the bushes at a local park.

  • Special Victims Unit - Control (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:


    After a man's mutilation on the subway, detectives discover he has been abducting women for years and forcing them to live in his dungeon.

  • Special Victims Unit - Abomination (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:


    Detectives investigate the murder of a gay man who was the poster boy for sexual re-education.

  • Special Victims Unit - Choice (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:


    Detectives interrogate a man who accuses his wife (Josie Bissett) of endangering the life of their unborn child through excessive drinking.

  • Special Victims Unit - Coerced (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:


    A boy, 5, is abducted from his bed in the middle of the night, prompting detectives to take a hard look at the boy's estranged father.

  • Special Victims Unit - Serendipity (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:


    A dead newborn leads detectives to a dermatologist, then a serial pedophile.

  • Special Victims Unit - Loss (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:


    Detectives face off against a Colombian cartel and the Drug Enforcement Administration while investigating the brutal rape and murder of an undercover agent.

  • Special Victims Unit - Manic (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:


    Detectives investigate when two high-school basketball players are gunned down while shooting hoops in the gymnasium.

  • Special Victims Unit - Tragedy (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:


    A serial rapist is the main suspect when an expectant mother is abducted during a car jacking.

  • Special Victims Unit - Soulless (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:


    Detectives suspect several young socialites of raping a girl at a Manhattan nightclub, then killing her.

  • Special Victims Unit - Perfect (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:


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

  • Special Victims Unit - Futility (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:


    A man (Fred Savage) accused of rape becomes a formidable opponent when he decides to handle his own defense.

  • Special Victims Unit - Fallacy (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:


    A female party-goer claims self-defense after killing her attacker.

  • Special Victims Unit - Dominance (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:


    Detectives hunt for a suspect with an ax to grind when an engagement party ends in a quadruple homicide.

  • Special Victims Unit - Appearances (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:


    When an 8-year-old beauty queen's body is found in a suitcase on a Manhattan bus, detectives hunt for a pedophile with a fetish for pageants.

  • Special Victims Unit - Desperate (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:


    A young boy witnesses the brutal sexual assault and murder of his mother. Sandra Bernhard and Rob Estes guest star.

  • Special Victims Unit - Privilege (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:


    Detectives investigate the apparent suicide of a 20-year-old woman who jumped from the balcony of a prominent family's home.

  • Special Victims Unit - Tortured (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler look for a killer with a foot fetish.

  • Special Victims Unit - Pandora (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:


    Stabler hunts for a missing 14-year-old girl who may have been abducted by a foreign child pornographer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Mercy (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:


    Alexandra Cabot questions a pediatrician (Judd Hirsch) about a dead baby found in a cooler in the East River.

  • Special Victims Unit - Rotten (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:


    A drug dealer dies in jail after being beaten and sexually assaulted.

  • Special Victims Unit - Risk (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:


    The death of a baby leads the detectives to a smuggling operation that hides cocaine in baby formula.

  • Special Victims Unit - Damaged (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:


    Benson and Stabler are joined by Briscoe (Jerry Orbach) and Green (Jesse L. Martin) when a 6-year-old shooting victim tests positive for a sexually transmitted disease.

  • Special Victims Unit - Resilience (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:


    A 15-year-old rape victim steps off of a subway platform, and two suspects in the case admit to being sexually involved with the girl's mother.

  • Special Victims Unit - Juvenile (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:


    The detectives track down two junior-high students in connection with the rape and murder of a cancer patient who's been growing marijuana in her apartment.

  • Special Victims Unit - Waste (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler hunt for the fiend who raped and impregnated a comatose patient; the trail leads them to a doctor (Bruce Davison) whose stem cell research is funded by a billionaire with Parkinson's disease.

  • Special Victims Unit - Dolls (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:


    Benson and Stabler begin hunting for a serial pedophile after a 5-year-old girl's decomposed body is found in the trash.

  • Special Victims Unit - Angels (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:


    The death of a boy and his abusive guardian leads the detectives to a travel agency specializing in exotic trips for sexual predators.

  • Special Victims Unit - Disappearing Acts (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Disappearing Acts

    Benson and Stabler clash with an assistant U.S. attorney (Pam Grier) when their rape victim and their prime suspect disappear into witness protection.

  • Special Victims Unit - Lust (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:


    The detectives launch a search for a serial killer who raped and murdered two women in Central Park. Michael Gross guest stars.

  • Special Victims Unit - Vulnerable (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:


    Detectives hunt for the sadist who tortured a senile old woman (Jane Powell), investigating her nursing home, as well as her scheming son (Jay Thomas).

  • Special Victims Unit - Deception (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    When a corporate mogul is found murdered, evidence points to his son, whom the detectives suspect was seduced by his stepmother.

  • Special Victims Unit - Chameleon (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:


    An ex-convict who sexually assaulted prostitutes appears to have been killed by a would-be victim, then another homicide suggests the woman may be a manipulative serial killer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Silence (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:


    When a transsexual is found murdered in a church, suspicion falls on a priest (Eric Stoltz) who resigned from a parochial school after rumors of abuse.

  • Special Victims Unit - Competence (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:


    The detectives investigate to determine whether a 22-year-old with Down syndrome is pregnant as a result of rape, as her mother contends.

  • Special Victims Unit - Denial (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:


    When the detectives find a baby's finger in a rape victim's purse, their investigation widens to encompass three generations of women harboring secrets.

  • Special Victims Unit - Greed (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:


    Benson and Stabler investigate two rapes that appear to have been committed by the same man; Mary Beth Hurt and Henry Winkler guest star.

  • Special Victims Unit - Justice (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:


    The detectives investigate the rape/murder of a woman whose stepfather is a judge (Keir Dullea) known for his harsh sentencing of sex offenders.

  • Special Victims Unit - Guilt (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:


    Assistant District Attorney Cabot jeopardizes the detectives' careers and her own when she exceeds legal limits to collect evidence against a serial child-abuser.

  • Special Victims Unit - Surveillance (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:


    The detectives investigate a cellist's (Tamara Gorski) orchestra conductor (Michael Nader) after she is brutally attacked in her apartment.

  • Special Victims Unit - Popular (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:


    The upsetting discovery of a teenage network revolving around sex, drugs and booze raises alarms for the Stablers about their own daughter.

  • Special Victims Unit - Execution (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:


    Detective Stabler races against time to determine if a convicted man on death row also murdered and raped another victim.

  • Special Victims Unit - Counterfeit (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:


    Detectives Benson and Fin are forced to team up to investigate a rape-murder case in which a police officer (guest star Michael O'Keefe) might be the prime suspect.

  • Special Victims Unit - Prodigy (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    Benson and Stabler have the gruesome task of identifying the remains of a man and woman who were stabbed in a park.

  • Special Victims Unit - Protection (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:


    A boy, 6, is shot and then abandoned in an emergency room by his fearful mother, sending detectives in search of his missing family and the gunman.

  • Special Victims Unit - Monogamy (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:


    An attacker rips a fetus from a woman's womb, launching the detectives on a frantic search in hope that the baby survived.

  • Special Victims Unit - Ridicule (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:


    The investigation of a young woman's death reveals that she and other women were recently accused of a raping a male stripper.

  • Special Victims Unit - Care (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:


    When a girl in foster care is found dead, the detectives probe her family connections in search of a motive and a murderer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Inheritance (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    The detectives believe a young Asian's assault has something to do with a rivalry between gangs, until a second victim turns up.

  • Special Victims Unit - Sacrifice (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Benson and Stabler enter the world of pornography when they investigate the shooting and rape of an Arkansas man.

  • Special Victims Unit - Redemption (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    Stabler pairs with a bitter cop (David Keith) to track a serial rapist/murderer who was recently released from prison.

  • Special Victims Unit - Tangled (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:


    An estranged son and a former patient are the prime suspects in the murder of a prominent doctor and the rape of his wife.

  • Special Victims Unit - Rooftop (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    Tutuola becomes personally involved in a case, when a friend's daughter becomes a fatal victim of sexual assault.

  • Special Victims Unit - Stolen (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:


    When a baby is kidnapped from a grocery store, detectives Benson and Stabler discover it is part of a black-marketing of infants.

  • Special Victims Unit - Wrath (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    Three people, unconnected except to cases that Detective Benson investigated, are found ritualistically murdered.

  • Special Victims Unit - Repression (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    An 18-year-old girl (Kelly Hutchinson) brings molestation charges against her father (Brian Kerwin) after therapy uncovers repressed memories of abuse, despite his claims that the allegations are false.

  • Special Victims Unit - Scourge (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:


    The team searches for a serial killer who justifies his crimes with paranoid religious motivation. Richard Thomas and Karen Allen guest star.

  • Special Victims Unit - Pique (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:


    The murder of a software company employee leads Benson and Stabler to a fired co-worker who may have a horrifying motive for the slaying.

  • Special Victims Unit - Parasites (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:


    When the detectives investigate the death of a Romanian immigrant, suspicions surface that she is alive and masquerading as her twin.

  • Special Victims Unit - Manhunt (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:


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

  • Special Victims Unit - Folly (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:


    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Runaway (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:


    Benson and Stabler take over the search for a runaway girl and are led to an underground rave culture that caters to wayward teens.

  • Special Victims Unit - Countdown (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:


    When a 7-year-old girl escapes from her rapist, detectives Benson and Stabler begin an intensive search for the predator.

  • Special Victims Unit - Paranoia (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:


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

  • Special Victims Unit - Victims (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:


    A cop-turned-activist (Eric Roberts) becomes a suspect in the killings of several rapists who were recently paroled.

  • Special Victims Unit - Secrets (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:


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

  • Special Victims Unit - Abuse (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:


    The detectives investigate the celebrity parents of a boy who killed himself by running into oncoming traffic.

  • Special Victims Unit - Consent (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:


    An investigation into an alleged date-rape involving GHB on a college campus is discouraged by members of the administration and students at the school.

  • Special Victims Unit - Pixies (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    When a young gymnast is found murdered, Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate both her demanding coach and a wealthy benefactor.

  • Special Victims Unit - Taken (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    The detectives probe the backgrounds of the family of a 17-year-old girl who was raped during a hotel-opening gala.

  • Special Victims Unit - Asunder (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    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.

  • Special Victims Unit - Noncompliance (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    The question of patients' rights surfaces when a mentally ill man electing not to take his medication is a suspect in the stabbing death of psychiatric doctoral student.

  • Special Victims Unit - Baby Killer (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Baby Killer

    The shooting death of a school student by a 7-year-old classmate leads to new information on an unsolved slaying.

  • Special Victims Unit - Legacy (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    An abused 7-year-old girl lies comatose while Benson and Stabler try to figure out which member of her dysfunctional family is responsible for her state.

  • Special Victims Unit - Closure, Part II (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Closure, Part II

    A sexual assault victim (guest star Tracy Pollan) helps detectives investigate the activities of a rape suspect (guest star Neil Maffin).

  • Special Victims Unit - Honor (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    The vicious assault of an Afghan diplomat's daughter uncovers clues that may suggest ancient traditions justify 'honor killings' when a child goes against time-honored values.

  • Special Victims Unit - Wrong Is Right (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Wrong Is Right

    Stabler's daughter bears witness to a horrific crime scene; the internal investigation into the psyches of the SVU detectives yields interesting results.

  • Special Victims Unit - Slaves (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:


    Police suspect a corporate lawyer (Andrew McCarthy) is connected to a murder and to a Romanian nanny thought to be sexually abused.

  • Special Victims Unit - Nocturne (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:


    The trial of an accused child molester is jeopardized when the prime witness has difficulty dealing with his past.

  • Special Victims Unit - Remorse (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:


    Munch bonds with a television news reporter (Jennifer Esposito) who was sexually assaulted months earlier.

  • Special Victims Unit - Contact (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:


    The detectives investigate a series of sexual attacks happening on subways; Benson begins dating a crime reporter.

  • Special Victims Unit - Chat Room (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Chat Room

    A sexual assault case involving a teenage girl leads Benson and Stabler to set up a sting operation to trap Internet pedophiles.

  • Special Victims Unit - Misleader (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:


    The detectives learn that the pregnant daughter-in-law of a prominent religious educator may have been having an affair at the time of her murder.

  • Special Victims Unit - The Third Guy (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    The Third Guy

    Two local hoods are implicated in the murder and rape of an elderly woman, though they claim they only broke in to rob her.

  • Special Victims Unit - Entitled (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Benson and Stabler team with detectives Briscoe and Green to investigate the gunshot murder of a man believed to be a sexual aggressor.

  • Special Victims Unit - Limitations (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:


    The detectives must solve a 5-year-old sexual assault case before the statute of limitations closes it.

  • Special Victims Unit - Disrobed (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate the shooting death of a sleazy judge who abused the criminal-justice system.

  • Special Victims Unit - Russian Love Poem (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Russian Love Poem

    A suspicious ring of Russian immigrants offers little help in assisting Stabler and Benson to solve the murder of a multimillionaire.

  • Special Victims Unit - Bad Blood (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Bad Blood

    Detectives Benson and Stabler hunt for the killer of a gay man whose father heads a conservative watchdog group; Munch looks for Benson's biological father.

  • Special Victims Unit - Closure (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:


    Benson and Stabler encounter problems when the prime suspect in a sexual assault cannot be identified by the shaken victim.

  • Special Victims Unit - Stocks & Bondage (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Stocks & Bondage

    Benson and Stabler investigate a successful woman's suspicious death and find themselves in the world of sadomasochism.

  • Special Victims Unit - Stalked (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    Stabler fears a combative Benson will be the next victim of a real estate agent suspected of sexually assaulting and murdering a lawyer.

  • Special Victims Unit - Uncivilized (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    The state pursues a media-sensationalized case against a known pedophile who's suspected of assaulting and killing a youth.

  • Special Victims Unit - Sophomore Jinx (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Sophomore Jinx

    Benson and Stabler suspect a pair of college basketball players of murdering a female student, but officials don't want to draw negative attention to the school.

  • Special Victims Unit - Wanderlust (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    Benson and Stabler believe a pedophile (John Dossett) may be behind the murder of a travel writer, especially after meeting the victim's landlady and her streetwise daughter (Patricia Richardson, Lynn Collins).

  • Special Victims Unit - Hysteria (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Detectives Benson and Stabler believe a fellow cop may be behind murders going back 30 years; Munch is in rare form during a child molestation case.

  • Special Victims Unit - ... Or Just Look Like One (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    ... Or Just Look Like One

    When a popular teen is sexually assaulted, Benson and Stabler delve into a modeling underworld of thoughtless parents, drug-dealing doctors and a trendy agency executive.

  • Special Victims Unit - A Single Life (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    A Single Life

    Benson and Stabler run into multiple dead ends while investigating the case of a woman who fell to her death wearing only a slip.

  • Special Victims Unit - Payback (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Detectives Stabler and Benson investigate the murder and dismemberment of a cabdriver who was a wanted man.

  • Special Victims Unit - Intersecting Lives (Episode 431)
    Episode 431:

    Intersecting Lives

    When a corrections officer is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates, the union that supports him set their sights on Barba and the SVU.

  • Special Victims Unit - Assaulting Reality (Episode 430)
    Episode 430:

    Assaulting Reality

    The SVU investigates a contestant from a reality dating series who claims she was raped; the producers of the series make Benson and the team a part of the show.

  • Special Victims Unit - Heartfelt Passages (Episode 429)
    Episode 429:

    Heartfelt Passages

    While the investigation of a corrections officer accused of assaulting female inmates deepens, the union backing the accused man takes action that threatens the lives of the SVU team members.

  • Special Victims Unit - Fashionable Crimes (Episode 428)
    Episode 428:

    Fashionable Crimes

    When a young model is raped by a famous fashion photographer, he enlists his successful brother to make the charges go away.

  • Special Victims Unit - Depravity Standard (Episode 417)
    Episode 417:

    Depravity Standard

    Barba relies on old evidence, and faces off against a former colleague, during the trial of child abductor Lewis Hodda.

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