Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Episode Guide

Season 1

Payback

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Sep 20, 1999

Payback

The grisly murder and dismemberment of a New York cabbie draws the elite Special Victims Unit of the NYPD, including veteran Detective Elliot Stabler and his partner, Olivia Benson, who soon discover that the victim had assumed the identity of another man.

A Single Life

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Sep 27, 1999

A Single Life

When the body of Gretchen Quinn is found wearing only a red slip after having gone through an upper-story window, Benson and Stabler soon find out that "Gretchen Quinn" never existed.

...Or Just Look Like One

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Oct 4, 1999

...Or Just Look Like One

Stabler and Benson investigate the case of a beaten teen model who was dumped in front of a hospital.

Hysteria

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Oct 11, 1999

Hysteria

Stabler and Benson investigate the murder of a young woman mistaken for a prostitute.

Wanderlust

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Oct 18, 1999

Wanderlust

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

Sophomore Jinx

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Oct 25, 1999

Sophomore Jinx

Benson and Stabler investigate a female student's murder at a local college. When they develop two suspects on the basketball team, they experience resistance from the college, which is trying to preserve its reputation and its chance at an upcoming championship.

Uncivilized

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Nov 15, 1999

Uncivilized

The murder of an 8-year-old boy leads to a case involving the rights of a convicted child molester who has served his sentence and has returned to society.

Stalked

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Nov 22, 1999

Stalked

A killing leads to a case in which the murderer is someone who stalks his victims...and Benson (Mariska Hargitay) finds that she's a target.

Stocks & Bondage

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Nov 29, 1999

Stocks & Bondage

The investigation of the killing of a Wall Street stock analyst involves illicit financial dealings and sado-masochism.

Closure

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Jan 7, 2000

Closure

After being raped by an intruder, a waitress (Tracy Pollan) reports the crime...and has to deal with its aftermath.

Bad Blood

Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2000

Bad Blood

The investigation of a gay man's murder, following a party in his apartment building, involves an ex-con and his brother.

Russian Love Poem

Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2000

Russian Love Poem

The investigation of a multimillionaire's killing involves bisexual infidelities and a number of Russians.

Disrobed

Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Feb 4, 2000

Disrobed

The investigation of a judge's murder involves blackmail, sexual favors, and a convict's wife (Kathryn Meisle), who was a battered spouse.

Limitations

Episode: 1x14 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2000

Limitations

Faced with the expiration of a statute of limitations, the staff tries to find a rapist involved in three assaults that occurred five years earlier.

Entitled, Part 1

Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Feb 18, 2000

Entitled, Part 1

The detectives of Special Victims Unit team with the 27th Precinct to investigate a salesman's murder, leading them to a politically influential family. When the case goes to court, McCoy finds the matriarch to be a formidable opponent.

The Third Guy

Episode: 1x16 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2000

The Third Guy

After two teens are caught in connection to an assault and robbery of an elderly woman, it's apparent that the attack was committed by someone else.

Misleader

Episode: 1x17 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2000

Misleader

The daughter-in-law of the leader of a religious group is found strangled in a New York hotel room. The suspects include a colleague and a thief.

Chat Room

Episode: 1x18 | Airdate: Apr 14, 2000

Chat Room

A teen's claim that she was assaulted by a man who befriended her on the Internet leads to a case involving pedophilia.

Contact

Episode: 1x19 | Airdate: Apr 28, 2000

Contact

A forensic psychologist (Audra McDonald) is called in to help apprehend a serial rapist who preys on women in the subway.

Remorse

Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: May 5, 2000

Remorse

A TV newswoman's on-air discussion of her assault leads to a case involving two fatal bombings.

Nocturne

Episode: 1x21 | Airdate: May 12, 2000

Nocturne

After a piano teacher is arrested for pedophilia, the detectives want a long-time student to testify against him.

Slaves

Episode: 1x22 | Airdate: May 19, 2000

Slaves

Detectives try to help a woman who claims that she was "trapped in a situation she cannot escape from."

Season 2

Wrong is Right

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Oct 20, 2000

Wrong is Right

Detectives investigate the murder of a man who was set on fire.

Honor

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Oct 27, 2000

Honor

The case of an assaulted woman found in a park leads to an investigation involving a clash of cultures and a family's honor.

Closure, Part 2

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Nov 3, 2000

Closure, Part 2

A year after she was raped, a woman (Tracy Pollan) follows her attacker (Neil Maffin) and reports his activities to the police.

Legacy

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Nov 10, 2000

Legacy

The detectives investigate the case of a comatose 7-year-old girl and try to determine who has abused her.

Baby Killer

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Nov 17, 2000

Baby Killer

The squad is assigned a special case: to investigate the fatal shooting of a little girl by her 7-year-old classmate

Noncompliance

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Nov 24, 2000

Noncompliance

A schizophrenic (Kevin Breznahan) who refuses to take his medication becomes the main suspect in a killing and an assault.

Asunder

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Dec 1, 2000

Asunder

A rape charge made by a woman (Amy Carlson) against her police-sergeant husband (Nestor Serrano) leads to a complicated case.

Taken

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Dec 15, 2000

Taken

The detectives investigate a rape that occurred during the opening festivities of a luxury hotel.

Pixies

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Jan 12, 2001

Pixies

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

Consent

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Jan 19, 2001

Consent

A rape victim (Tammy Blanchard) can't remember the circumstances of her attack.

Abuse

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Jan 26, 2001

Abuse

After a singing star's son is killed, Benson becomes concerned about the safety of the singer's little girl (Hayden Panettiere).

Secrets

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Feb 2, 2001

Secrets

The discovery of a murdered teacher's body leads to an investigation involving sex addiction.

Victims

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Feb 9, 2001

Victims

Stabler and Benson are assigned to a homicide involving a pedophile from a past case.

Paranoia

Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Feb 16, 2001

Paranoia

After a female officer is raped, the case involves a police investigation, gambling debts and drugs.

Countdown

Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Feb 23, 2001

Countdown

The detectives work around the clock to find the man who's kidnapping, raping and often killing young girls.

Runaway

Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Mar 2, 2001

Runaway

The detectives tell Internal Affairs reps what occurred during the search for a police officer's runaway teenage daughter.

Folly

Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Mar 23, 2001

Folly

The squad tries to find the person who's luring and then attacking young men who work for an escort service.

Manhunt

Episode: 2x18 | Airdate: Apr 20, 2001

Manhunt

Munch and Fin travel upstate to find a serial killer.

Parasites

Episode: 2x19 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2001

Parasites

The discovery of human remains in a garden leads to an investigation that involves a mail-order-bride operation and a prostitution ring.

Pique

Episode: 2x20 | Airdate: May 4, 2001

Pique

After a pregnant personnel executive is found murdered, suspicion falls on a wealthy young friend (Chad Lowe), who submits to a series of interrogations by Stabler.

Scourge

Episode: 2x21 | Airdate: May 11, 2001

Scourge

Detectives search for a serial killer who has claimed four victims in 24 hours.

Season 3

Repression

Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Sep 28, 2001

Repression

An 18-year-old (Kelly Hutchinson) in therapy recalls being sexually abused by her father (Brian Kerwin) and presses charges against him.

Wrath

Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Oct 5, 2001

Wrath

After three murder victims are connected to Benson's past cases, it's believed that the killer is seeking revenge on the detective.

Stolen

Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Oct 12, 2001

Stolen

A kidnapping investigation links a past case with which Cragen was involved to a 12-year-old (Ian Cronin) whose adoption is deemed illegal.

Rooftop

Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Oct 19, 2001

Rooftop

Stabler tries to build a case against an ex-con who's HIV-positive and preys on young girls.

Tangled

Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Oct 26, 2001

Tangled

When guests arrive for a party, they find the hosts have been assaulted, one of them fatally.

Redemption

Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Nov 2, 2001

Redemption

A brash, intense detective (David Keith) is assigned to help Stabler catch a serial rapist-killer.

Sacrifice

Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Nov 9, 2001

Sacrifice

The investigation of a shooting near a gay bar leads to a couple's involvement with porn movies.

Inheritance

Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Nov 16, 2001

Inheritance

The search for a serial rapist leads to a case in which the defense attorney (Diane Baker) tries to blame the suspect's actions on his genes.

Care

Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Nov 23, 2001

Care

A computer game provides clues in the death of a physically abused little girl in foster care.

Ridicule

Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Dec 14, 2001

Ridicule

The investigation of an apparently accidental death leads to charges by a male stripper that the deceased was one of three women who sexually assaulted him.

Monogamy

Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Jan 4, 2002

Monogamy

A woman who's seven months pregnant is found assaulted, with her fetus removed.

Protection

Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Jan 11, 2002

Protection

The detectives seek a woman who is on the run from her drug-dealing lover, whom she saw murder a rival.

Prodigy

Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Jan 18, 2002

Prodigy

The detectives investigate a double slaying in which the female victim was dismembered.

Counterfeit

Episode: 3x14 | Airdate: Jan 25, 2002

Counterfeit

Benson teams up with Fin to investigate the murder of a woman found under a highway.

Execution

Episode: 3x15 | Airdate: Feb 1, 2002

Execution

At the request of a murdered teen's parents, Stabler tries to get a serial killer (Nick Chinlund) who's about to be executed to admit that the teen was one of his victims.

Popular

Episode: 3x16 | Airdate: Mar 1, 2002

Popular

Stabler breaks the rules to uncover the facts when a student (Brittany Slattery) claims that she was assaulted by a teacher.

Surveillance

Episode: 3x17 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2002

Surveillance

The detectives investigate the sexual assault of a cellist (Emily Deschanel) and discover surveillance equipment hidden in her apartment.

Guilt

Episode: 3x18 | Airdate: Mar 29, 2002

Guilt

Judith Light joins the series in a recurring role as the unit's tough new chief, as Cabot breaks the rules in an attempt to catch a pedophile (Beau Gravitte).

Justice

Episode: 3x19 | Airdate: Apr 5, 2002

Justice

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

Greed

Episode: 3x20 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2002

Greed

Henry Winkler plays a restaurateur whose wife is assaulted during a robbery at their plush Manhattan residence.

Denial

Episode: 3x21 | Airdate: May 3, 2002

Denial

A dark family secret surfaces after a young woman (Martha Plimpton) is raped at a party.

Competence

Episode: 3x22 | Airdate: May 10, 2002

Competence

After a mother (Lois Smith) reports that her mentally challenged daughter (Andrea Fay Friedman) is pregnant, the detectives try to find out who fathered the child.

Silence

Episode: 3x23 | Airdate: May 17, 2002

Silence

Cases include a killing at a church and an investigation that involves sexual-abuse charges against a priest.

Season 4

Chameleon

Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2002

Chameleon

Sharon Lawrence portrays a prostitute who claims that she killed a john in self-defense.

Deception

Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Oct 4, 2002

Deception

Benson and Stabler wonder if an actress (Sherilyn Fenn) may have played a role in her husband's murder.

Vulnerable

Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2002

Vulnerable

Benson and Stabler try to determine who mistreated an Alzheimer's victim (Jane Powell).

Lust

Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Oct 18, 2002

Lust

The detectives investigate the murder of a public-health doctor whose husband (Michael Gross) is a retired lawyer.

Disappearing Acts

Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Oct 25, 2002

Disappearing Acts

After Stabler and Benson are called in on a rape case, their victim is taken away by Federal agents.

Angels

Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Nov 1, 2002

Angels

The discovery of a boy's body leads to a pedophile ring.

Dolls

Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2002

Dolls

Gloria Reuben plays a graphics designer who returns from five months in rehab to discover that her daughter is missing.

Waste

Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2002

Waste

The detectives try to determine who impregnated a comatose woman.

Juvenile

Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Nov 22, 2002

Juvenile

Two youths (Shane E. Lyons, Connor Paolo) each blame the other in the murder of a cancer patient who grew marijuana.

Resilience

Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Dec 6, 2002

Resilience

The investigation into a teen's claim that she was raped involves her parents, little sister, a boyfriend and a boarder.

Damaged

Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Jan 10, 2003

Damaged

Shootings at a video-rental store lead to a case involving an adopted daughter (Ari Graynor), a sexually abused child, a lawyer's son (Christopher Denham) and a client's immunity.

Risk

Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2003

Risk

Stabler goes undercover to try to find a police detective who's part of a cocaine-smuggling ring.

Rotten

Episode: 4x13 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2003

Rotten

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

Mercy

Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2003

Mercy

The discovery of an infant's remains leads to a case that deals with a fatal genetic disorder and a parent's moral crisis.

Pandora

Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2003

Pandora

Stabler is sent to Prague to look for a missing teen (Alexis Dziena) whose pictures are showing up on child-porn Web sites.

Tortured

Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2003

Tortured

A former victim of Tibetan political torture is found murdered, with one of her feet missing.

Privilege

Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Feb 21, 2003

Privilege

The investigation of an apparent suicide leads to a case involving members of a wealthy family.

Desperate

Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2003

Desperate

A woman in a tenement is raped and murdered in front of her 6-year-old son (Max Weinstein). Not surprisingly, the boy is too traumatized to answer questions. And one of them turns out to be, What were they doing in that apartment in the first place? They weren't poor, but they were on the run.

Appearances

Episode: 4x19 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2003

Appearances

The discovery of an 8-year-old beauty-pageant contestant's body leads to a case involving a virtual-pornography website.

Dominance

Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2003

Dominance

Multiple murders at a Manhattan townhouse are the start of a killing spree.

Fallacy

Episode: 4x21 | Airdate: Apr 18, 2003

Fallacy

After a woman (Katherine Moennig) fights off an attacker, what seems to be a case of self-defense murder grows more complicated following a blood test.

Futility

Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: Apr 25, 2003

Futility

An accused rapist (Fred Savage) decides to represent himself in court.

Grief

Episode: 4x23 | Airdate: May 2, 2003

Grief

After a waitress is found shot outside the club where she worked, her father (Joe Morton) seeks vengeance.

Perfect

Episode: 4x24 | Airdate: May 9, 2003

Perfect

A teen's murder leads to a case involving runaways and a doctor (Gale Harold) interested in human cloning.

Soulless

Episode: 4x25 | Airdate: May 16, 2003

Soulless

Benson speaks to a 15-year-old at a hospital, just before the teen is abducted.

Season 5

Tragedy

Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2003

Tragedy

The search is on for an abducted woman who's about to give birth.

Manic

Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Sep 30, 2003

Manic

Misuse of a prescription drug is involved in the killing of two students.

Mother

Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Oct 7, 2003

Mother

After a psychiatrist (Susanna Thompson) has been raped in a crack house, she's very uncooperative with the investigation.

Loss

Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Oct 14, 2003

Loss

While constructing a murder case, ADA Alexandra Cabot becomes the target of a Colombian drug cartel.

Serendipity

Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Oct 21, 2003

Serendipity

The discovery of the bodies of a newborn and her mother leads to a doctor (Martin Donovan) coming under suspicion. Diane Neal joins the cast as ADA Casey Novak.

Coerced

Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Oct 28, 2003

Coerced

A homeless schizophrenic (Leland Orser) kidnaps a 5-year-old boy in this harrowing episode in which Beverly D'Angelo begins a recurring role as public defender Rebecca Balthus.

Choice

Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Nov 4, 2003

Choice

A rape leads to the case of a woman (Josie Bissett), her abusive husband and the rights of their unborn child.

Abomination

Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Nov 11, 2003

Abomination

A young man is found dead in the Village. Evidence lead Benson and Stabler to the guy's boyfriend and the boyfriend's father (George Segal) - an anti-gay.

Control

Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Nov 18, 2003

Control

A man is running through a subway station bleeding to death because his penis was cut off.

Shaken

Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Nov 25, 2003

Shaken

Lucy Prichard, 20 months old, is taken while playing at the park.

Escape

Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Dec 2, 2003

Escape

Michael Baxter escapes from prison years after being convicted for raping his girlfriend's son Lee.

Brotherhood

Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Jan 6, 2004

Brotherhood

A fraternity boy is found murdered.

Hate

Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Jan 13, 2004

Hate

A Muslim woman is raped then burned to death. Benson and Stabler fear it could be a hate crime.

Ritual

Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Feb 3, 2004

Ritual

A seven year old is found dismembered in Central Park, and it appears it was some kind of ritual killing.

Families

Episode: 5x15 | Airdate: Feb 10, 2004

Families

Shannon Coyle, a sixteen year old student, is found dead in an alley.

Home

Episode: 5x16 | Airdate: Feb 17, 2004

Home

Jacob Nesbit, a nine year old boy, is found eating food out of a trash can.

Mean

Episode: 5x17 | Airdate: Feb 24, 2004

Mean

Emily Sullivan, a sixteen year old student, is found murdered in the trunk of her father's car.

Careless

Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: Mar 2, 2004

Careless

A six year old boy has been suffocated to death.

Sick

Episode: 5x19 | Airdate: Mar 30, 2004

Sick

An internet chat room tracks down a 12 year old boy named Jeremy, who is threatening to kill a 5 year old girl.

Lowdown

Episode: 5x20 | Airdate: Apr 6, 2004

Lowdown

Jeff York, an assistant DA is found murdered.

Criminal

Episode: 5x21 | Airdate: Apr 20, 2004

Criminal

Rebecca Wheeler, a criminology student is found murdered in Central Park.

Painless

Episode: 5x22 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2004

Painless

A woman dies and initial evidence lead Benson and Stabler to believe she has been murdered.

Bound

Episode: 5x23 | Airdate: May 4, 2004

Bound

An elderly woman is found strangled to death at her home.

Poison

Episode: 5x24 | Airdate: May 11, 2004

Poison

The poisoning of a couple's adopted daughter prompts Stabler and Benson to suspect the child's mother based on testimony from her other 7-year-old daughter.

Head

Episode: 5x25 | Airdate: May 18, 2004

Head

A spy camera is found in a Central Park public restroom.

Season 6

Birthright

Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: Sep 21, 2004

Birthright

Six-year-old Patty Branson, is almost abducted in Central Park while her father reads the paper. Benson and Stabler investigate to find out that the men who attacked her are actually P.I.'s, and have been hired by Michele Osborne to kidnap Patty, claiming she is Patty's real mother. M.E. Warner conducts a DNA test to prove the child's true biological mother. Meanwhile, Benson traces the source of the confusion about the child's origins back to a fertility doctor.

Debt

Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Sep 28, 2004

Debt

After Detectives Benson and Stabler find two small Chinese children mysteriously abandoned by their missing mother, they soon discover that the mother is an illegal immigrant whose older daughter is being held against her will until the mother can pay off the smugglers' fee for bringing the family to America. The police use the missing woman's sister, Li Mei , to penetrate the secretive society and find out what happened to her -- but their plan backfires when Li Mei is found severely beaten while bearing an ominous message from the kidnappers.

Obscene

Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Oct 12, 2004

Obscene

Well-known actress Jesse who is the star of a controversial teen show, is raped in her trailer on the set. Benson and Fin investigate, and find the actress is hated by many community members, such as Carolyn Spencer because they feel she's a bad influence on young girls. Carolyn's public statements of hatred and disapproval of the actress make her a prime suspect. The investigation unravels further clues, which point to Carolyn's son Danny, who is arrested after being placed at the scene of the crime. Although it appears that he was acting out his mother's wishes, the boy also was influenced by the directions of a radio shock jock.

Scavenger

Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: Oct 19, 2004

Scavenger

Detectives Benson and Stabler discover an abandoned baby with a note indicating the mother's kidnapping. A trail of clues connect the mysterious kidnapping to a serial killer on the loose. As they uncover more murders, the detectives discover that their perpetrator is copycatting the actions of a serial killer from the past. Guest star Ann Meara plays the serial killer's mother.

Outcry

Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Oct 26, 2004

Outcry

After a missing sixteen-year-old girl, Tandi is found in an abandoned building, Benson and Stabler questions her and she reveals that she was pulled into the building by three men in uniform, and kept there for several days. Her story seems to have some holes in it, and as the investigation unfolds, the involvement of these men in uniform are called into question and her father is implicated as a suspect.

Conscience

Episode: 6x06 | Airdate: Nov 9, 2004

Conscience

When a five-year-old boy disappears from a playground, Benson and Stabler are on the scene, searching for suspects. They meet the boy's thirteen-year-old neighbor, Jake who witnessed the boy being watched by a man earlier that day. The case takes a grim turn, when the boy is discovered dead by suffocation and all clues lead to Jake as the killer. Jake admits his crime but claims he has been mentally unstable since he suffered abuse at a camp he attended upon suggestion of the victim's psychiatrist father. T

Charisma

Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Nov 16, 2004

Charisma

When twelve-year-old Melanie, is hospitalized with pregnancy complications, Benson and Stabler make a hospital call. They discover that Melanie's husband, the father of her unborn child, is the leader of a cult in which Melanie is involved. The investigation takes an emotional turn when the detectives pay a visit to the cult leader and make a horrifying discovery.

Doubt

Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Nov 23, 2004

Doubt

After a woman claims to have been sexually assaulted by her college professor, the accused academician agrees to help Detectives Benson and Stabler by volunteering to submit a DNA sample for testing. But the case turns into a classic "he said, she said" stand-off when the professor claims the alleged victim showed up at his apartment seeking more then professional advice.

Weak

Episode: 6x09 | Airdate: Nov 30, 2004

Weak

When Benson and Stabler investigate a series of assaults in the Upper West side, they find that they will have to rely on the help of psychiatrist Rebecca Hendrix and her schizophrenic patient, also a victim of this crime, to nail down their predator. The investigation takes an unexpected turn when Benson and Stabler locate the criminal, Thomas Mathers. However, conflicting evidence leaves Benson and Stabler questioning whether or not Thomas is the right man to have in custody.

Haunted

Episode: 6x10 | Airdate: Dec 7, 2004

Haunted

While on a stakeout with Detective Benson, Detective Fin wanders into a convenience store and finds himself at the scene of a robbery. Shots are fired and Fin is down, and nearly loses his life. This traumatic event turns bittersweet, as Benson reunites Fin with his son Ken who he has not seen in years. Meanwhile, a woman reads about the shootout in the paper, and recognizes Fin from his days in narcotics. Fin once promised to help locate her missing daughter, but was unable to go through with it, because it would have blown his cover. This rediscovery drives Fin to return to narcotics, and finish the job he once promised to do. Teaming up with partner Nick Sandoval they set out to complete this search, and come to find the end result is not what they expected. T

Contagious

Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Jan 11, 2005

Contagious

Family is rushed to the hospital after a car accident, and while examining the nine-year-old daughter for injuries, the doctor discovers she has been molested. SVU is called to the case and Det. Benson questions his daughter, Holly, to get to the truth. They discover that she in fact has been molested, and the same perp who molested her had previously killed another eight-year-old girl. Benson and Stabler work with Holly to track down the person responsible.

Identity

Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: Jan 18, 2005

Identity

After a gang member sexually assaults a young woman, he is pushed from a rooftop in what appears to be an act of retribution. However, when the victim Katie also turns up dead, Benson and Stabler realize that the case is far more complicated than they originally suspected.

Quarry

Episode: 6x13 | Airdate: Jan 25, 2005

Quarry

After receiving an anonymous tip, Detective Benson is led to the body of a boy who has been missing since 1980. Back in 1980, the police identified Lucas Biggs, a professional ball player, as the murderer, but evidence fell short of a guilty verdict. In present day, Lucas is on death row for the kidnapping and murder of another victim. Benson and Cragen suspect this new information is a ploy to prolong his death sentence by forcing the police to re-open the case.

Game

Episode: 6x14 | Airdate: Feb 8, 2005

Game

Detectives Stabler and Fin investigate the rape and murder of a prostitute who is the victim of a brutal rape. The investigation leads detectives to find that the teenagers were bringing to life the acts included in their favorite video game. The case goes to court, and tension builds as Novak must argue against opposing council Gates' defense that the teenagers were influenced by the violent video game.

Hooked

Episode: 6x15 | Airdate: Feb 15, 2005

Hooked

15-year-old girl is found murdered and Detectives Benson and Stabler discover that the victim was using a fake ID, living a secret life in a world of teenaged prostitution -- and HIV positive after having unprotected sex in pornographic films. This last fact leads detectives to her murderer, but the case takes a dramatic turn as a second victim is discovered murdered by someone else.

Ghost

Episode: 6x16 | Airdate: Feb 22, 2005

Ghost

Well-to-do couple are found tortured and murdered, and Benson and Stabler are on the scene. It turns out they were laundering money for South American drug dealers, and skimming some for themselves. Detectives Benson and Stabler are joined by Detective Sandoval. The investigation goes through many layers, and evidence finally leads the detectives back to the Special Victims Unit's former A.D.A. Alexandra Cabot, who was presumed dead. Despite the risk, Cabot returns from hiding to once again help the team solve the case.

Rage

Episode: 6x17 | Airdate: Mar 1, 2005

Rage

Gordon Rickett is brought to the interrogation room once again for the murder of an adolescent girl and Detective Stabler hopes that he will put Rickett away for good this time -- though he must first keep his own rage under control. As tension fills the room, Rickett and Stabler face each other again in a race against the clock over the next 24 hours.

Pure

Episode: 6x18 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2005

Pure

-A mother reports her eighteen-year-old daughter missing and Detectives Stabler and Benson are on the scene and attempt to track her daughter down. Psychic Sebastian Ballentine is brought into the investigation and seems to hold all of the clues, claiming to see visions of the girl. The investigation takes a shocking turn, leading the detectives to suspect that Sebastian knows more about the case then he is sharing.

Intoxicated

Episode: 6x19 | Airdate: Mar 29, 2005

Intoxicated

Cathy Moriarty guest stars as Denise Eldridge, a mother who reports a case of statutory rape in an effort to keep her teenage daughter away from her 21-year old boyfriend. The daughter, Carrie Eldridge, makes it difficult for SVU involvement when she claims that she and her boyfriend have never had sexual relations. After Carrie undergoes questioning, Mrs. Eldridge is found murdered in her apartment and detectives Benson and Stabler first suspect Carrie's boyfriend. The surprising plot twist hits particularly close to home for Benson, as personal issues with her mother resurface.

Night

Episode: 6x20 | Airdate: May 3, 2005

Night

Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate the rape and murder of a woman who is found near a nightclub, with $500 stuffed into her mouth. The only clue in the case is the money and fingerprints lead detectives to hotshot lawyer Jason Whittaker,. Benson and Stabler discover that he was trustee of the Duvall family estate and they question matriarch Eleanor Duvall who leads them to her son Gabriel. All clues point to Mr. Duvall, however there is not enough evidence to accuse him. A surprising plot-twist puts A.D.A Novak in grave danger, and Tracy Kibre is brought in to work on the case.

Blood

Episode: 6x21 | Airdate: May 10, 2005

Blood

Melinda Dillon guest-stars - A girl is brutally assaulted outside a nightclub with her attackers stealing her car and throwing her nine-month-old baby from the car as they disappear. Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate the case, and discover that the sexual assault is connected to illegal trafficking in painkillers, and the source behind the drug-dealing appears to be an elderly woman, Jenny Rogers. As the investigation progresses, Benson and Stabler discover that Rodgers is being abused by her son Kevin and her daughter-in-law. When Rogers' daughter-in-law is suddenly murdered, Benson and Stabler persuade Rogers to turn in her son, saving her from his abusive behavior. Meanwhile, Stabler struggles with a pressing issue involving one of his own children.

Parts

Episode: 6x22 | Airdate: May 17, 2005

Parts

When a woman's body is found dismembered in a junkyard, Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate and evidence leads them to the victim's boyfriend, Leon Shragewitz. Shragewitz confesses to the murder, by pushing her down a flight of stairs, and leaving her to die. A twist in the case leads Benson and Stabler to find that a kidney was then extracted from the victim's body by a man trying to save his sick son, leaving the rest of her remains in the junkyard. Detectives Besnon and Stabler turn to Amy Solwey to help them solve the case by leading them to the transplant surgeon who is at the center of an illegal body part ring. I

Goliath

Episode: 6x23 | Airdate: May 24, 2005

Goliath

When two Police officers from separate precincts attack their wives and demonstrate suicidal behavior, Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate, and connect the incidents to both men serving in the same Reserve unit in Afghanistan. Linking this behavior to a similar trail of attacks in 2002 by officers, Benson and Stabler connect this to a drug called Quinium, which the Army prescribes to fight malaria. When they discover that the Army is aware of its side affects, Novak goes after the government for administering the drug. Meanwhile, Detective Stabler faces some tough personal issues at home with his wife.

Season 7

Demons

Episode: 7x01 | Airdate: Sep 20, 2005

Demons

After 21 years, sex offender Ray Schenkel is released from jail. Retired officer William Dorsey who initially locked him up, is convinced he'll offend again and begs Detectives Benson and Stabler to put him away for good. Stabler goes undercover to see if Dorsey is correct and in doing so befriends Schenkel, posing as a sex offender on parole and earning his trust. As the investigation unfolds, Stabler sets Schenkel up, but this time he doesn't take the bait. When Stabler's cover is blown, the investigation is not only compromised, but Stabler finds his life in danger.

Design

Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2005

Design

A distraught and pregnant April Troost, is found on a ledge threatening to commit suicide. After being talked down, she confides in Benson that she has been raped, and her unborn child is a product of that crime. Troost accuses Barclay Palmer, a handsome, wealthy and successful business man, of the crime. Although Palmer denies involvement, DNA tests prove he is the father. The case goes to trial, but when it becomes evident that Troost is willing to settle for money, her credibility diminishes and Benson and Stabler become suspicious of her story.

911

Episode: 7x03 | Airdate: Oct 4, 2005

911

Disturbing 911 call from nine-year-old Maria Recinos is forwarded to Detective Olivia Benson. Recinos is calling for help from a room she claims to have been locked in for days. The detectives put a trace on the cell phone she is using, however it turns up multiple phony leads due to manipulation of the signal, which leaves detectives confused. As the case progresses, Benson eventually convinces Recinos to divulge crucial clues, including the name of her captor. Recinos will only talk to Benson, and just as she is getting closer to finding her, the cops question the case and are now concerned that it could be a prank. Benson knows this is real, when the phone goes dead, Benson realizes that she is losing time and needs to act quickly on what little information she has if she is going to save this girl's life. Ch

Ripped

Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2005

Ripped

When a 17-year-old high school student is brutally attacked by one of her classmates on campus, Detectives Stabler, Benson and Fin investigate Luke Breslin the prime suspect. When asked about attacking his friend, Breslin becomes enraged and attacks Det. Fin but when later questioned, he claims to have no memory of attacking anyone. Meanwhile, Stabler realizes that Breslin is the son of his former partner Pete Breslin and Detective Cragen suspends Stabler after he makes a number of unprofessional choices in trying to go easy on his friend's son. As the investigation continues, Stabler tries to help both Breslin and his son, but begins to lose control because of his own rage. Stabler turns to Dr. Rebecca Hendrix for help coping with his own anger issues.

Strain

Episode: 7x05 | Airdate: Oct 18, 2005

Strain

Man is found murdered execution style in the window of his workplace, and above him the word Killer is written. A stamp on his hand leads Detectives Benson and Fin to a gay circuit club, also a methamphetamine hangout. Detectives Benson and Fin scan the ID's of the guests who were at the club and during the investigation, Fin discovers his estranged son Ken Randall was also there. As the case continues, Detective Fin confronts his son and Medical Examiner Warner confirms that the victim Robin Weller had the deadly and contagious new strain of AIDS which is becoming an epidemic. When Weller's boyfriend, who also carried the deadly strain of AIDS, is also found murdered, eyes turn toward Gabriel Thurman an activist trying to stop the spread of the disease. The case goes to trial and Thompson's attorney Carolyn Maddox, tries to sway the jury that her client's actions were justified.

Raw

Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Nov 1, 2005

Raw

Detectives Benson and Stabler investigate a school shooting, where three children are shot. When one African-American child dies, detectives follow critical clues and are lead to believe the crime was racially motivated. As the case progresses, Detectives find evidence that the rifle used in the killings is linked to a gun store, which also serves as the headquarters for a white supremacist group: Revolution Aryan Warriers. Detectives discover that Star Morrison, and the store owner's 14-year-old son Kyle both keep Nazi paraphernalia in the basement of the shop. DNA from the rifle leads detectives to the person they believe is the killer and when the case goes to court shots are fired inside the court house by group members and a major twist is revealed.

Name

Episode: 7x07 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2005

Name

When construction workers pour the sand into a newly made playground and discover the remains of a young boy, Detective Stabler teams up with CSU tech Millie Vizcarrondo to investigate,which leads them to resurrect a cold case where four boys disappeared 30 years earlier. As the investigation unfolds, new forensic evidence surfaces but no progress can be made solving this case until Anna surfaces, claiming her stepfather Robert Sawyer was the killer.

Starved

Episode: 7x08 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2005

Starved

When a series of rapes is linked to a speed-dating service, Detective Benson goes undercover and discovers Mike Jergens is the assailant. As the case progresses, Jergens' insecure girlfriend Cora Kennison - an alcoholic and bulimic - becomes an unwilling pawn as both Benson and attorney Minerva Grahame-Bishop seek to persuade Kennison to testify for their respective sides - despite her mother's insistence that her daughter is too fragile. Kennison opts to marry Jergens in the hope that spousal privilege will save her from taking the stand, but since the rapes occurred before they married, she is still forced to testify. Distraught, Kennison drinks to excess, leaving her in an irreversible coma, and her fate in the hands of her husband.

Rockabye

Episode: 7x09 | Airdate: Nov 22, 2005

Rockabye

When Lauren Westley is found badly beaten and taken to a New York hospital, it is discovered she's a runaway from Virginia whose father Philip Westley has been in the city searching for her. Detectives discover that Westley was 24 weeks pregnant and due to her injuries, suffered a miscarriage. As the investigation unfolds Detectives Benson and Stabler question Wayne Meredith a teenager from Westley's high school who is the father of the baby. Westley and Meredith ran away to New York seeking the help from an abortion clinic. When the case goes to court, Meredith's attorney, Sophie Devere, tries to defend Meridith's actions but new evidence is introduced questioning the credibility of the abortion clinic and whether the doctor there was ultimately responsible for West's injuries.

Storm

Episode: 7x10 | Airdate: Nov 29, 2005

Storm

Detectives Benson and Stabler aggressively pursue a child molester who kidnapped three young sisters from New Orleans after their parents were killed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina -- but their efforts to secretly locate the third child are compromised by an ambitious reporter. However, a far greater problem looms as the New York cops butt heads with federal authorities after the suspect is discovered to have deadly anthrax that could result in a full-blown epidemic.

Alien

Episode: 7x11 | Airdate: Dec 6, 2005

Alien

When a bruised, bloodied and severely injured 12-year-old boy is dumped outside a hospital, Detectives Benson and Stabler are led to Charlie Monaghan, a teenager seen beating the boy a week earlier at St. Victor's school. But the suspect's alibi proves unlikely when his 8-year-old half sister's own problems at school and tormented past at the hands off the injured boy surface. Meanwhile, the girl's legal woes are exacerbated when questions concerning legal guardianship and consent - and what constitutes fit parenting - come into play.

Infected

Episode: 7x12 | Airdate: Jan 3, 2006

Infected

When a woman is found shot to death in her apartment, Detectives Benson and Stabler discover 14-year-old Nathan Phelps, traumatized and hiding in the closet. The investigation leads the detectives to Ted Carthage, the head of a charity organization, and whose voice Nathan recognizes as belonging to the man who shot his mother. Without a positive I.D., Carthage is released, but later found dead - shot by Nathan. A.D.A. Novak must prosecute Nathan and attempts to give him a break when his attorney Sophie Devere finds a study that suggests people who witness gun violence are more likely to commit acts of violence themselves. But their plan to settle with a plea is disrupted when a gun manufacturer's advocacy group catches wind of the defense, fearing legal implications.

Blast

Episode: 7x13 | Airdate: Jan 10, 2006

Blast

When an eight-year-old girl is kidnapped on her way home from school and DNA tests on the blood found in the abductor's abandoned van reveal she has leukemia, M.E. Warner visits the girl's family to inform them of her findings. No sooner does Warner deliver the diagnosis than she's drawn into the kidnapper's deadly game when it's clear he has the family's apartment - and its occupants - in his sights and no cops are to be involved.

Taboo

Episode: 7x14 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2006

Taboo

When a newborn baby boy is discovered in the trash, Detectives Benson and Stabler use a bar t-shirt found at the scene to trace the crime back to a well-to-do college co-ed. At the precinct, the girl collapses and is treated for a potentially lethal post-conception complication, where she then admits to Benson that she had been raped and was unaware that she had been pregnant prior to the birth. The girl soon loses sympathy when it is also discovered that the girl had been connected to another abandoned newborn a year later, but was never arrested - and that the girl is the daughter of a city councilman. At the trial, Dr. Huang's diagnosis of postpartum psychosis sets the stage for the defense - but it's soon discovered other factors are at play when the father of both abandoned babies is revealed.

Manipulated

Episode: 7x15 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2006

Manipulated

When the body of a young woman is found murdered in her apartment, Detectives Benson and Stabler discover she's a successful attorney - and stripper, which is apparently unknown to her fiancé and boss, Tessa McKellen. Later, tape from a student crew filming the night of the murder reveals the victim was with Linus McKellen, Tessa's husband - whose sperm was found in both the victim and her friend and fellow stripper, also found murdered. The investigation is further complicated when it's revealed the killer entered both apartments from outside windows, leading the detectives to suspect the crimes could also be tied to Tessa's corporate work.

Gone

Episode: 7x16 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2006

Gone

Three teens -- Jason King, Doug Waverly and Nick Pratt -- are suspected of foul play when high school student Jennifer Durning disappears after a night of partying. Nick and Doug's wealthy parents and their attorneys argue the plan was for Jason to lose his virginity to Jennifer before the other two had consensual sex with her -- but Jason got greedy. Jason agrees to testify, but when he disappears, Judge Donnelly has no choice but to dismiss the case. A.D.A. Casey Novak becomes suspicious because without Jason's testimony there's no case against the other boys. Attorneys Dave Seaver, Oliver Gates and Monica Bradshaw represent the teens.

Class

Episode: 7x17 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2006

Class

Hudson University co-ed, Caroline Pereira, dependent on financial aid, is found murdered with an unexplained influx of cash. Caroline's wealthy roommate, Gloria Kulhane, is found with one of Caroline's rings, making her a suspect as the two were not friends. Detectives Benson, Fin and Stabler, have several theories about her murderer and their motive and investigate the various suspects; the roommate, her childhood friend, and someone connected to a heavily trafficked website where Caroline was selling term papers for cash.

Venom

Episode: 7x18 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2006

Venom

Detective "Fin" Tutuola is torn between his family and "the system" when his son Ken Randall is roughed up and arrested for digging in a vacant lot late at night. Detectives Stabler and Benson question Randall who claims he was drawn to the site after overhearing a stranger's murder confession while out with his troubled cousin Darius Parker. The story is weak, prompting suspicion and a deeper investigation that leads to an unsolved double homicide - and the realization Randall and Parker have more in common than Tutuola even suspected. Lisa Gay Hamilton guest stars as Tutuola's ex-wife Teresa Randall.

Fault

Episode: 7x19 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2006

Fault

Solid investigative work leads the detectives to a violent repeat sex offender Jeremy Paul Wilson who was recently released back onto the streets. Wilson, a cold blooded murderer and pedophile, is in possession of a cache of hunting knives, has kidnapped two children and has nothing to lose. The manhunt for Wilson brings Dets. Fin, Benson and Stabler to a bus terminal where a violent and emotional showdown with Wilson takes a dangerous turn.

Fat

Episode: 7x20 | Airdate: May 2, 2006

Fat

Band of teenage siblings attack and sodomize a teenage girl, Jessica Delay, who is a gifted piano student at a prestigious high school in Harlem. Through help from Medical Examiner Warner who identifies the attackers as overweight, Det. Stabler and his one-time partner Det. Lucius Blaine track down the siblings, who claim they attacked Jessica to avenge an attack on their morbidly obese brother Rudi. After the case goes to trial, there is a hollow victory for the "winner" due to the enormous health issues facing the teenager.

Web

Episode: 7x21 | Airdate: May 9, 2006

Web

A mother (Dana Eskelson) is devastated by the revelation that her 8-year-old son (Jack Vignone) has been sexually abused years after her ex-husband was sent to prison for molesting her older child, whose DNA now implicates him in his brother's case.

Influence

Episode: 7x22 | Airdate: May 16, 2006

Influence

In SVU's season seven finale, former rock star Derek Lord goes on a national talk show and lectures about the abuse of psychiatric drugs. Meanwhile, an unstable young woman Jamie Hoskins, who loses her virginity, goes off her prescribed medication, gets behind the wheel of a car, and mows down 10 people. As these events are played out in a highly charged way, the argument about prescribed "meds" is challenged.

Season 8

Informed

Episode: 8x01 | Airdate: Sep 19, 2006

Informed

Agent Star Morrison reappears on the scene, where alleged rape victim Haley refuses a rape kit. Benson learns that Haley is an FBI informant whose ex-boyfriend is a radical environmental rights advocate. In order to foil the group's terrorist activities, Benson goes undercover to further investigate.

Clock

Episode: 8x02 | Airdate: Sep 26, 2006

Clock

They later discover Connor was attempting a fake kidnapping plot, and Janey has gone off with the family's much older driver. In this episode, Stabler meets his new partner NYPD Warrants Officer Dani Beck Betty Buckley returns as guest star attorney Colette Walsh. M

Recall

Episode: 8x03 | Airdate: Oct 3, 2006

Recall

Collected evidence leads detectives to a surprising suspect, Martin Trenway is able to break open the case.

Uncle

Episode: 8x04 | Airdate: Oct 10, 2006

Uncle

When mother and daughter are brutally raped and murdered, it seemed too much for Warrants Officer Detective Dani Beck to handle as she begins to crack under the pressure. However, when their number one suspect, Andrew, turns out to be detective Munch's Uncle, the case twists into something that none of the Special Victims Squad had imagined.

Confrontation

Episode: 8x05 | Airdate: Oct 17, 2006

Confrontation

Based on the timeline of those subsequent attacks, Dr. George Huang suspects the rapist has one disturbing motive for these crimes. Tensions flare between the detectives as they make a difficult decision to help bring in the dangerous perp.

Infiltrated

Episode: 8x06 | Airdate: Oct 31, 2006

Infiltrated

Det. Benson still deep undercover in Oregon as "Persephone James" is called upon by ADA Novak to help present evidence that will strengthen the case against a brutal rapist. This case will have a dramatic impact on Benson's critical work in Oregon, but intimately, her testimony in the rape trial will lead her back to the Special Victims Unit.

Underbelly

Episode: 8x07 | Airdate: Nov 14, 2006

Underbelly

With the victims' pimp, Victor Dodine as the prime suspect, detectives must rely on one of his young girls Belinda "Passion" Holt, to testify against him. This case rattles Beck in more ways than one.

Cage

Episode: 8x08 | Airdate: Nov 21, 2006

Cage

The accident leads Detective Dani Beck and Detective Eliot Stabler to the foster parents and some questionable medical practices involving a controversial "rebirthing" therapy. As the detectives dig deeper into the case, they discover other gruesome secrets involving the children, which lead Beck to make some surprising choices about her life and a profound decision about her career.

Choreographed

Episode: 8x09 | Airdate: Nov 28, 2006

Choreographed

Woman, is found dead in Central Park, and medical examiner Warner can find no apparent reason for her death. Det.Stabler begins the investigation by himself, talking to the victim's husband, Wesley, who owns a dance troupe, as his friends Glenn and Naomi Cheales pay a condolence visit. Stabler's investigation unravels a case of drugs, infidelity and an elaborate plot that impacts everyone involved in the troupe. Attorney Stella Danquiss, who defends Glenn, is played by. In this star-studded episode, Stabler also discovers Det. Benson is back in town, so he pays her a visit.

Scheherezade

Episode: 8x10 | Airdate: Jan 2, 2007

Scheherezade

His riveting story reveals a string of crimes that took place several decades ago, including the murder of his partner and also how he took his partner's daughter to raise as his own.

Burned

Episode: 8x11 | Airdate: Jan 9, 2007

Burned

In this powerful episode directed by Eriq LaSalle, the Sennet couple will stop at nothing to get custody of their daughter Tessa. Dets. Stabler and Benson are given the difficult assignment of sorting through the lies and deception in a classic "he said, she said" case that ends up leaving one of the parents in a grave medical state. This episode reunites Eriq LaSalle with former ER castmate

Outsider

Episode: 8x12 | Airdate: Jan 16, 2007

Outsider

Ken Randall is the resident adviser at the University where one of his students is raped. The skittish girl and her parents do not want to talk to the police, but after a socialite is attacked by someone who fits the matched description, Fin begins working with a Brooklyn SVU Detective Chester Lake who is convinced they are looking for the same guy. As the investigation deepens, the trail leads to a medical clinic and an unusual suspect played by Henry, the son of a doctor who works there.

Loophole

Episode: 8x13 | Airdate: Feb 6, 2007

Loophole

Photograph in the envelope leads Dets. Fin and Munch to the apartment building that houses the crime scene. The investigation reveals the building supervisor has spent a lot of time with the boy in the picture, and he falls under suspicion. The case takes a physical toll on Det. Olivia Benson, the victim, and the boy's mother when they all appear to have similar medical issues. Their symptoms all appear to point to the same origin which unearth a corporate conspiracy and cover-up. Former wrestling champion Bill Goldberg guest stars as Cupid, a roughneck who tears SVU headquarters apart.

Dependent

Episode: 8x14 | Airdate: Feb 13, 2007

Dependent

Mob lawyer Sidney Truex and his wife are brutally attacked, leaving his young son emotionally scarred. When the Detectives have to locate the Truexs' daughter, Charlotte, to notify her about the attack on her parents, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler find Charlotte at her boyfriend Ryan's apartment. Through an exhaustive interview process, the Detectives must sort through the web of lies Charlotte has told in order to piece together a night of drinking and drugs leaving Charlotte unable to recall details of the evening. However, her father comes out of surgery and is able to vividly remember his daughter at the crime scene. The disturbing case takes another turn as Stabler is brought up on charges of excessive force after getting into a very serious altercation with Ryan.

Haystack

Episode: 8x15 | Airdate: Feb 20, 2007

Haystack

In a "ripped-from-the-headlines" episode, overzealous reporter Cindy Marino accuses new mother Laura Kozowloski on national television of kidnapping and trying to kill her baby. That's the last straw for the despondent woman, who promptly commits suicide. Although everyone is under suspicion, including the mother and her ex-husband, Mike, the case takes an unusual emotional toll on Detective Stabler, who is drawn in by the mother and her past. The search for the baby Kendall seems to be at a dead end -- but DNA provides clues that help solve the case, and offer new questions for one of the detectives.

Philadelphia

Episode: 8x16 | Airdate: Feb 27, 2007

Philadelphia

When Detective Benson investigates a rape case outside her jurisdiction, she finds herself being questioned by local Police Captain Julia Millfield and although she gets some answers, some are difficult to accept. Benson also needs to discuss with police psychologist Dr. Rebecca Hendrix about some of her actions that have led to tensions with Detective Stabler and major distractions that have marred the rape case.

Sin

Episode: 8x17 | Airdate: Mar 27, 2007

Sin

Benson and Stabler pay a visit to The New Souls Church, where Reverend Jeb Curtis, his wife Hannah and their remaining nine children are mourning the death of a military son in Afghanistan. They seem like a loving family from the outside, but things are not what they seem. Hannah provides the detectives with a taped conversation of the Reverend that leads the SVU to come after a different suspect.

Responsible

Episode: 8x18 | Airdate: Apr 3, 2007

Responsible

An honor student dies at a party, while the primary suspect is their alcohol supplier, the four honors students who threw the party - are arrested for criminally negligent homicide, but get a slap on the wrist from Judge Donnelly. Det. Stabler enlists his own teenage daughter Kathleen to guide him through the world of teenage cyberspace to find out where the next party is taking place. The website leads to the home of one of the students, where they find the mother of one of the kids -- Lillian Rice in a compromising position, and she is arrested. The arrest and entire cyberspace scenario hits a personal nerve with Stabler.

Florida

Episode: 8x19 | Airdate: May 1, 2007

Florida

Det. Olivia Benson is called upon to help in an investigation regarding her brother Simon Marsden. She finds herself caught in the investigation of her brother between Police Captain Julia Millfield and FBI Agent Porter. Benson believes her brother is innocent, but this case is starting to threaten her career, as she digs deeper into the case she uncovers family secrets.

Annihilated

Episode: 8x20 | Airdate: May 8, 2007

Annihilated

When Dets. Stabler and Benson speak to the girls grief-stricken parents they discover her fiancée, a CIA agent named Stephen Dashiell, had been threatened by terrorists -- they believe this may have been a professional hit. Their difficult search for Dashiell leads them to a perfect suburban family - and then a tragedy - one that pushes Stabler to face new truths about his own family.

Pretend

Episode: 8x21 | Airdate: May 15, 2007

Pretend

Teenage boy is killed in what appears to be a play fight with his best friend, is a victim of a not so innocent crime. The victim's best friend Scott Heston turns up at the squad room with a video and claims he filmed the death. Dets. Benson and Stabler quickly figure out that there is more than meets the eye when the victim's alleged girlfriend arrives at the court to reveal a new twist to this case.

Screwed

Episode: 8x22 | Airdate: May 22, 2007

Screwed

Bridges, reprising his role as Detective Tutuola's delinquent nephew, as well as Lisa Gay Hamilton as the long-suffering mother, with special guest stars Nancy Grace and Star Jones playing themselves. In addition, new cast member Adam Beach, playing Detective Chester Lake, is reunited with Tutuola.

Season 9

Alternate

Episode: 9x01 | Airdate: Sep 25, 2007

Alternate

Janis Donovan turns in a powerful performance as a woman with multiple personalities who may have abused and fatally harmed her daughter. As Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler dig more deeply into the case - with initial resistance from Dr. Henry Carlisle -- Donovan continues to present even more personalities along with a harrowing twist to the case. For the detectives, it's a race against time to find the infant, while adjusting to sweeping changes in the SVU - a result from poor decisions made by the detectives that have spilled over to the squad.

Avatar

Episode: 9x02 | Airdate: Oct 2, 2007

Avatar

Kristi McGarrett is raped by her sister's boyfriend, Dan Friedich, while her sister Rachel goes missing. Friedich remains a suspect, while Detective Benson and Stabler use Rachel's "avatar" to track down the kidnapper before time runs out.

Impulsive

Episode: 9x03 | Airdate: Oct 9, 2007

Impulsive

When 15 year-old Shane Mills is diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease, he claims he caught it from his teacher, Sarah Trent who supposedly seduced him. Sarah argues Shane raped her. Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler search further into both Sarah and Shane's lives and uncover some dark secrets.

Savant

Episode: 9x04 | Airdate: Oct 16, 2007

Savant

Ben Nicholson finds his wife Corrine beaten into a coma, and the only witness is their mentally challenged daughter, Katie. Because of Katie's sensitive mental condition - the detectives are reluctant to have her testify. Detectives Olivia Benson, Elliot Stabler and Dr. Huang work with Katie, and begin to piece together the night of the beating and some of Corrine's well-hidden secrets.

Harm

Episode: 9x05 | Airdate: Oct 23, 2007

Harm

When a private school teacher is found stabbed to death, the detectives link her case to a victim's center, where she was working with an Iraqi man- his story helped uncover some major military secrets, which may have led to her demise.

Svengali

Episode: 9x06 | Airdate: Nov 6, 2007

Svengali

When a college student is found murdered, Detectives Benson and Elliot Stabler recognize the body's mutilation as a "copycat" of serial killer Robert Morton. Cecilia, the last person to see the victim alive, suddenly goes missing herself. In a race to find Cecilia alive, the detectives seek out Morton and discover his loyal following, including one twisted man whose comic book series glorifies Morton's murders. The comic books are the key to finding Cecilia, but the investigation angers Morton's followers and Detective Benson find herself in serious danger.

Blinded

Episode: 9x07 | Airdate: Nov 13, 2007

Blinded

When Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler discover a kidnapped girl in the trunk of a stolen rental car, they are led to her abductor; a violent, schizophrenic artist named Saul Picard. Picard's rage seriously injures Elliot, and the trial drives A.D.A. Casey Novak to face not only a complicated case on temporary insanity, but her own dark past as well.

Fight

Episode: 9x08 | Airdate: Nov 20, 2007

Fight

A young girl's death seems to be linked to the world of ultimate fighting, but after questioning Kona and his girlfriend, the evidence trail leads Detectives Chester Lake and Odafin "Fin" Tutuola to two young brothers who have more than a few skeletons in their closet. When the brothers are arrested, tension brew within the SVU.

Paternity

Episode: 9x09 | Airdate: Nov 27, 2007

Paternity

When a family's nanny is found gruesomely murdered, the obvious suspect is her Internet love interest, "Casanova". But it isn't long before Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler suspect the nanny's employers may have a few dark skeletons in their closet. The investigation leads to a case of murder and infidelity, which is further complicated when Stabler's own family suffers a tragedy that leaves Stabler's unborn child in serious danger.

Snitch

Episode: 9x10 | Airdate: Dec 4, 2007

Snitch

When a polygamist's wife is killed, the Nigerian national fears his testifying in a separate crime may have led to his wife's murder. Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler investigate only to find a website exposing potential witnesses to the other crime leading the SVU to believe that his cultural tradition may be the root cause of his wife's murder.

Streetwise

Episode: 9x11 | Airdate: Jan 1, 2008

Streetwise

Park Avenue socialite Shelby Crawford's body is found in NYC'S Central Park, and Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliott Stabler initially suspect her wealthy boyfriend. But when Shelby's priceless earrings turn up in a pawnshop, the detectives realize someone wants to cash in on her death. While questioning former classmate Josie Mayes, Benson and Stabler are led to Cole and Cassidy, the leaders of a homeless community.

Signature

Episode: 9x12 | Airdate: Jan 8, 2008

Signature

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

Unorthodox

Episode: 9x13 | Airdate: Jan 15, 2008

Unorthodox

When David Zelinsky shows up to school visibly beaten and sexually assaulted, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler look to David's tutor and his Rabbi for answers. The investigation soon leads to one of David's troubled classmates, Jack Trembley, as more victims begin to come forward. The case quickly turns into a media circus as Trembley's attorney, Roxana Hickey, uses it as an opportunity for her own self-promotion.

Inconceivable

Episode: 9x14 | Airdate: Jan 22, 2008

Inconceivable

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

Undercover

Episode: 9x15 | Airdate: Apr 15, 2008

Undercover

When Ashley Tyler is found raped and beaten in a local community garden, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler initially suspect her drug-dealing uncle, Rick Tyler. After the rape kit identifying the rapist goes missing, a crooked prison guard comes under suspicion. Detective Benson puts herself in great danger as she goes undercover as a prison inmate to catch the predator.

Closet

Episode: 9x16 | Airdate: Apr 22, 2008

Closet

When money manager Jeremy Grandon is found murdered in his loft, detectives Benson and Elliot Stabler initially suspect troubled teenager, Freddie Ramirez. A hidden video camera leads the detectives to the victims secret lover, Lincoln Morse, a star-studded pro- football player whose agent, Gary Lesley, may go too far in protecting his client's persona. Morse's history of memory loss brings defense attorney Rebecca Balthus into the case, while Detective Benson finally finds a boyfriend, Kurt Foss, an editor at the Ledger who unfortunately clashes with her detective work.

Authority

Episode: 9x17 | Airdate: Apr 29, 2008

Authority

When restaurant manager Dwight Lomax is caught molesting a female employee, he claims that he was following orders from a Detective Milgram over the phone. As detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler delve into the case, they discover Detective Milgram was a hoax by engineer, Merritt Rook. Rook later turns his trial into a media circus by using the courtroom as a soapbox. Rook's courtroom antics set him free, and with a group of followers, detective Benson and Stabler fall prey to another one of Rook's psychological schemes leaving the SVU department vulnerable.

Trade

Episode: 9x18 | Airdate: May 6, 2008

Trade

Firefighters are called to put out a fire in a burning brownstone, and among the debris uncover a pregnant woman's body, Jenna Ludlow. Detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson are called to the scene and question the victim's affluent fiancé, PJ Bartlett. Interrogating Barlett and his family proves to be a challenge, as Attorney Trevor Langan represents the family and is trying to cover their mistakes all over the country. But when an affair between Ludlow and her fiancé's father, Peter Bartlett is revealed, the detectives unveil a web of family secrets including conspiracies, sex, and blackmail.

Cold

Episode: 9x19 | Airdate: May 13, 2008

Cold

An old murder case of a teenage girl is reopened, when Detective Lake is caught in a gunfight and wounded by the case's former investigator, Detective Mary Kralik. The shooting leaves Kralik dead, and Lake's uncooperative answers lead to confusion in the squad room. The case intensifies when Lake escapes from the hospital, and takes hostage the original case's only witness, Celina Cruz. The SVU squad is left to revisit the original murder case, as Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler search for Lake and his hostage.

Season 10

Trials

Episode: 10x01 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2008

Trials

After a young boy, Christopher Ryan, is caught driving a runaway van, Detective Elliot Stabler and Detective Benson take the seven year-old into questioning. When Christopher claims his foster parents, Gwen and Noah Sibert, bribe him in exchange for abusive medical testing, the detectives investigate his allegations. As Detective Benson continues to study the boy's accusations, she is led back to a former unsolved rape case involving Kaitlyn Murphy. After reviewing both cases, Benson uncovers a common factor, and with help from new A.D.A Kim Greylek she just might be able to solve the cases.

Confession

Episode: 10x02 | Airdate: Sep 30, 2008

Confession

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

Swing

Episode: 10x03 | Airdate: Oct 14, 2008

Swing

Young woman is found trespassing in a family's home, and Detective Elliot Stabler is called in to catch the intruder. The trespasser's wallet leads Stabler to a surprising suspect, his daughter, Kathleen Stabler. Detective Stabler is shocked to find his daughter has fallen in love with the kind of crowd he spends his days condemning. With his family life at stake, Stabler must decide how far he will go to save Kathleen, even turning to his estranged mother, Bernadette Stabler, for help. In order to save Kathleen, Detective Olivia Benson knows that she must step in to help her friend and partner before things take a turn for the worst.

Lunacy

Episode: 10x04 | Airdate: Oct 21, 2008

Lunacy

After famous astronaut Marga Janssen's corpse is found afloat in the waters of Battery Park, Detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson initially believe the murder is linked to a string of serial rapes. Upon further investigation, this theory is proven false when their suspect's alibi checks out. At a dead end, Detective Stabler turns to his old mentor and former colleague of Janssen's, NASA astronaut Dick Finley to shed some light on the case. Finley's advice exposes several more suspects, but possibly takes the detectives further from the truth.

Retro

Episode: 10x05 | Airdate: Oct 28, 2008

Retro

Detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson find themselves in unfamiliar territory when Doctor Raye Massey calls them in to investigate the case of a baby infected with AIDS. The detectives enlist the help of Dr. Melinda Warner, a member of an AIDS surveillance team along with Dr. Massey. While Dr. Warner investigates the baby's medical case, Detectives Stabler and Benson discover that the baby had been prescribed ineffective vitamins by Doctor Gideon Hutton, who runs a "voodoo" medical practice. After the detectives probe for more answers, similar cases of mistreated AIDS surface, such as the death of Susan Ross' daughter. Her 18-year-old son Tommy Ross also gets pulled into the case, forcing him to decide whether to take on his mother's belief in homeopathic medicine or fight against it. With Dr. Warner's medical research and testimony, the case calls the ethics of Dr. Hutton's practices into question.

Babes

Episode: 10x06 | Airdate: Nov 11, 2008

Babes

When a boy is lit on fire, Detectives Elliot Stabler and John Munch investigate the malicious crime. In search of a lead, the Detectives end up at Blessed Heart High School, where their student escort, Max Matarazzo introduces them to the 'Blessed Heart Chastity Circle' and senior Alec Bernardi. Alec admits to hurting the victim, but in turn opens a new door for the detectives when he unveils a group of pregnant teenage girls. A strange web of secrets and bad blood in this "close-knit" neighborhood offers a challenge for the detectives.

Wildlife

Episode: 10x07 | Airdate: Nov 18, 2008

Wildlife

Detective Elliot Stabler arrives on the scene of a murder to find a young woman brutally killed, and carrying a rare bird species found dead in her purse. Dr. Melinda Warner comes back with some startling evidence - the saliva found in the cuts on the victim's body shows she was mauled by a tiger. Oscar Assadorian leads the detectives to the victim's twin sister, Anna Bleers who in turn leads the detectives to Hip Hop artist, Gots Money. Gots, who admits to working for an animal smuggling ring, agrees to go undercover with Detective Stabler to catch the smugglers, Andre Bushido and Tybor. But when Detective Olivia Benson poses as a prostitute to help out her partner undercover, Detective Stabler finds himself wounded and his marriage in disarray.

Persona

Episode: 10x08 | Airdate: Nov 25, 2008

Persona

Mia Lorimer claims to have been raped in attempt to hide being abused by her husband, Brett Lorimer. Their tenants, Jonah and Linnie Malcolm, are aware of the abuse, but in fear of being evicted, do not report it. With the help of Linnie, Detective Benson gets Mia to confess to being beaten by Brent, and sends her to a battered women's shelter. After Brett is arrested and makes bail, Mia returns to her husband and drops all charges to Detective Benson's dismay. Devoted to Mia's safety, Detective Benson hides in the secret stairway of the Lorimer, leading her to come across another case of spousal abuse and murder.

PTSD

Episode: 10x09 | Airdate: Dec 2, 2008

PTSD

Detective Olivia Benson is put to the test when pregnant Corporal Jessica Crewes disappears from her post as a Marine, and is about to give birth to her rapist's child. When Jessie is found dead in the trunk of her car, Navy Commander Grant Marcus attempts to take over proceedings, but Detective Benson and ADA Kim Greylek must fight together and stand their ground to keep the case within the SVU squad. With flashbacks of sexual assault, Detective Benson soon realizes that her past may stir up painful emotions that threaten her ability to remain professional, and enlists the help of Detective Odafin Tutulola to find Jessie's killer.

Smut

Episode: 10x10 | Airdate: Dec 9, 2008

Smut

Kelly Sun is found wandering Riverside Park, beaten and raped, and has no memory of what happened. Detective Olivia Benson discovers Sun was on her way to Korea, but never boarded her flight and instead is found leaving the airport with mystery man, Eric Lutz. Lutz becomes an immediate suspect, and with further probing, the detectives find amateur pornographic videos on Lutz's computer. Detective Elliot Stabler and Detective Benson search for incarcerating evidence against Lutz, but each of his victims from the videos suffer from memory loss from the attack. Attempting to trace the other women in the videos, the detectives must re-inform each victim of their attack in order to get their testimony to catch Lutz. Struggling to remind each victim of their rape, Detective Benson must face the fact that she still thinks like a victim, and get the testimony of one victim in particular, Laurel Andrews, to put Lutz away for good.

Stranger

Episode: 10x11 | Airdate: Jan 6, 2009

Stranger

Heather Hallander miraculously returns home after being reported missing over four years ago. Unrecognizable to her family, Heather tells Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler of the cement cell where she spent the past four years as a sex slave and of her fortunate escape. Heather's sister, Erica Hallander, is relieved to see her long-lost sister after launching a website asking for search tips, but, Nikki Hallander, Heather's other sister, seems annoyed with her return. In search of the mystery kidnapper, Benson and Stabler drive Heather around town to help stir up any memories of her abduction. When Heather's answers don't seem to match up, the detectives find revealing evidence that make them question Heather's kidnapping and true identity.

Hothouse

Episode: 10x12 | Airdate: Jan 13, 2009

Hothouse

When the body of a fourteen year-old girl is found floating in the Hudson River, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler think she was smuggled into the country by sex traffickers. In an effort to identify the body, Detective Benson goes undercover as a Madame and busts sex trafficker Alik. When Alik makes a deal with ADA Kim Greylek he identifies the body as Elsa Lychkoff. To the detectives' surprise, Elsa wasn't a prostitute, but a child prodigy. Prying more into the victim's secret life, the detectives investigate her elite boarding school and her roommate Jennifer Banks, who in turn, leads them to compulsive gambler, Joseph Lychkoff, Elsa#s father. When the motive of Joseph seems obvious as to why he would kill his daughter, Detective Odafin Tutuola discovers some new evidence could change the entire case.

Snatched

Episode: 10x13 | Airdate: Feb 3, 2009

Snatched

When young girl Rosie Rinaldi is kidnapped, the girl's mother, Liz Ranaldi immediately points Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler in the direction of her ex-husband, Geno Parnell, a recently paroled convict. When Parnell's alibi checks out, a fight erupts between Parker and Detectives Stabler and Odafin Tutola, which in turn unveils some knowledge on Parker's ex-wife. Parker admits Liz's father is Frank Hagar, a master thief with a lot of enemies. The detectives pay a visit to Hagar, but are surprised to find he has a severe case of Alzheimer's disease. With the help of Dr. George Huang, the detectives are able to put together a few clues to solve the case, but must pair up again with Parker in order to find Rosie.

Transitions

Episode: 10x14 | Airdate: Feb 17, 2009

Transitions

When a man is found badly beaten with no memory of what happened in a strip club parking lot, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler are at a loss for evidence as a rainstorm washed away any clues. A fake fingernail embedded in the victim's back leads the detectives to believe that the attacker is female. Detective Benson and Stabler turn to the female dancers at the club for questioning, but a homeless man, Sid Gabbert, points the detectives to the victim's truck. Using evidence found in the truck, the detectives learn that the victim, Mark Van Kuren, was sent to repossess the car of strip club dancer, Molly "Misty" Lambert. After questioning "Misty," Van Kuren awakes in the hospital with no memory, but brings the attention to his ex-wife Ellen and their 13-year-old transgender son Henry.

Lead

Episode: 10x15 | Airdate: Mar 10, 2009

Lead

Pediatrician Gilbert Keppler is found guilty of sexually assaulting four of his male patients. Soon after his trial, his attorney Lionel Granger informs the detectives that Keppler will be suing the NYPD and the Denslow Medical Center on the grounds that they knew he was sexually abusing patients long before they took any action to stop him. Detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson decide to go directly to Keppler for questioning only to find him murdered in his apartment. To the detectives' surprise, ADA Alexandra Cabot shows up at the crime scene, after three years in the witness protection program. Attorney Lorna Scarry reminds Cabot how tough solving a case can be. The SVU team must put the past and lost time behind them in order to solve the case.

Ballerina

Episode: 10x16 | Airdate: Mar 17, 2009

Ballerina

When Detectives Benson and Stabler arrive on the scene of a single murder, they discover two more dead bodies, those of Tisa Flores and Alejandro Reyes, in the apartment next door. They investigate Tisa's past and find that she was working at a strip club owned by a former Rockette, Birdie Sulloway. Birdie and her nephew Chet try to assist with the investigation, but when the prime suspect for the three murders suddenly dies, the detectives discover a vigilante with a violent past.

Hell

Episode: 10x17 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2009

Hell

Young girl, Miriam Burdett, is found in an alley, with her throat cut and evidence of repeated rape and physical abuse. When asked to write who attacked her, because of her inability to speak, she draws a picture of the devil. When Detective Munch investigates, he finds several reports of a local priest, Father Theo Burdett, who neighbors claim is a devil worshipper.

Baggage

Episode: 10x18 | Airdate: Apr 7, 2009

Baggage

After an up-and-coming artist is brutally murdered in her apartment, Detectives Odafin Tutuola and Elliot Stabler link her death to another unsolved murder case. As they pursue the case further, they realize that these two murders have striking similarities to a string of murders by a mysterious serial killer that Detective Victor Moranhas been following for months. Moran fights to keep his control over the case as Detectives Fin and Stabler struggle to find the killer.

Selfish

Episode: 10x19 | Airdate: Apr 28, 2009

Selfish

When it is reported by Ruth Walker that her two year-old granddaughter, Sierra Walker, is missing Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler investigate. After rounds of interrogation and a failed Amber Alert, Benson and Stabler believe that the prime suspect is none other than Sierra's young and irresponsible mother, Ashlee Walker.

Crush

Episode: 10x20 | Airdate: May 5, 2009

Crush

Kim Garnet is found brutally beaten after she sends out nude photos of herself via text message. Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler pay a visit to Kim's boyfriend, Steve Walker, but eventually learn that he is not the only recipient of the nude photos. Kathleen Stabler steps in to give Kim advice, as she tries to track down the culprit who distributed the photos. But after Counselor Samantha Copeland demands that Benson arrest Kim for producing and distributing child pornography, Kim must face the possibility of life-long consequences when Judge Hilda Marsden hands down an unusually harsh sentence.

Liberties

Episode: 10x21 | Airdate: May 19, 2009

Liberties

When Pamela Galliano seeks to have a restraining order reinstated against her ex-boyfriend, Tyler Gleason, the assigned judge has something else on his mind. In order for some peace of mind, Judge Koehler asks Detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson to question a convicted serial killer about the whereabouts of his son's body, which adds a new twist to the case.

Zebras

Episode: 10x22 | Airdate: Jun 2, 2009

Zebras

When a tourist is found dead in Central Park with the word 'guilty' written across her forehead, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler recover photos from the victim's camera. With the help of crime scene unit technician Dale Stuckey, they discover that former artist Peter Harrison was at the park during the crime. After arresting Harrison for questioning, the detectives leave Detectives John Munch and Fin Tutuola to keep Harrison under close surveillance. But when Harrison suddenly escapes, Detective Munch must turn to his ex-wife Gwen for help.

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