In the 14th-season finale, a man exposes himself in the park and is arrested, but it turns out to be more than a routine arrest. The mysterious criminal hides his true identity and outwits the detectives, eventually putting Benson's life in jeopardy.
The detectives try to identify an unconscious woman found in a river near the mayor's home, and through their investigation they discover that she's an ordinary mom with a hidden wild side.
A sniper attacks the NYPD twice, and the shootings appear to be linked to one of Fin's old cases in narcotics. As the violence escalates, Fin contacts his former partner and Lt. Eames assists with the investigation.
A suburban teenage girl is raped at a concert, and eyewitnesses provide conflicting accounts of the incident. Soon, a military veteran who has lapses in his memory emerges as the prime suspect, and Amaro grows protective of the fellow vet.
A young woman pledging a sorority is raped on a college campus, and the investigation is hindered by a campus community that turns a blind eye toward such incidents.
A 9-year-old boy's violent behavior escalates, forcing his parents to face the truth about him as authorities decide how to proceed with his case. Before long, a standoff scenario emerges. Meanwhile, Amaro tries to form a relationship with his son.
A sports reporter accuses her cameraman of rape, and then she discovers she is pregnant. During the trial that follows, the defense resorts to using some questionable tactics in an effort to win the case.
A woman accuses Cassidy of raping her while he was working undercover, and his defense attorney resorts to some unexpected tactics, one of which has surprising ramifications for Amaro.
An up-and-coming singer is beaten by her famous boyfriend, but she won't assist the prosecution. Before long, a media frenzy surrounds the case, and the defendant and his relentless lawyer add fuel to the fire.
Rollins' sister makes a return visit, and this time she's battered and pregnant. When the situation escalates, Rollins resorts to dire actions, leading Internal Affairs to open up an investigation.
An FBI agent digs up one of the squad's cold cases, which she believes is linked to other cases across the nation. However, Benson and Amaro aren't confident that she has the right suspect.
Benson discovers that a death-row inmate (Mike Tyson) was the victim of a sexual predator, so she asks Bayard Ellis to reopen the prisoner's murder case.
An undercover investigation into a man savagely attacking other men leads to a murder case, and ADA Barba must tangle with a deceptively tough and cunning defense attorney in court.
Two suspects are tried for the same murder in separate, simultaneous court proceedings, with the DA in each case rushing for a conviction.
Fin's former brother-in-law gets arrested for assaulting a priest prior to Christmas, and Fin wants to help him by finding evidence that will vindicate him. As the detectives assist Fin, they uncover a hidden church scandal.
The detectives help the FBI by working with a prostitute from one of their old cases, hoping her link to a man on a killing rampage will prove useful.
Claims of sexual abuse at an elite private school are investigated by the detectives, but their efforts are stalled by uncooperative school officials. A retired teacher then helps the police expose a huge cover-up involving even more victims.
A baby is snatched from a playground by a woman who says she's the child's biological mom, and who claims that a powerful legal expert is the man who got her pregnant.
A girl vanishes after following her big sister to a college party, and her abductor covers his tracks online by using his impressive computer skills. Meanwhile, Rollins gets sidetracked from the case by an unexpected visit from her own sister.
A young boy's abduction reminds the squad of a similar case from 13 years ago, which was never solved. As the detectives race to locate the boy, Benson resolves to make amends for past errors.
The detectives try to expose a sex-trafficking ring, but they run into interference from Lt. Eames, who worries that their case is compromising her terrorism investigation. Not backing down, Benson finds a creative way to proceed.
A successful S-and-M romance author is sexually assaulted by a TV-show host, and detectives try to persuade the author to press charges. However, an investigation into her background yields an explosive secret, which may ruin her career and the case.
Pressure mounts at the precinct as Cragen is investigated for murder. Meanwhile, Cassidy continues his work deep undercover in a prostitution ring.
In the 14th-season opener, Cragen gets arrested for a prostitute's murder, and the squad is assigned a strict new captain.
In the 14th-season opener, Cragen gets arrested for a prostitute's murder, and the squad is assigned a strict new captain. Meanwhile, pressure mounts at the precinct as Cragen is investigated; and Cassidy continues his work deep undercover in a prostitution ring.
In the 13th-season finale, an underage escort is murdered at an upper-crust bachelor party, and the detectives are cautioned to be discreet because of the names on the guest list. The investigation soon uncovers a feud between two escort companies.
Police dive into an underground world of self-mutilation and ritual amputation while searching for a missing woman. When a cleanly severed leg is found, the detectives look for links between their current investigation and a possibly similar cold case.
Detectives investigate a string of hate crimes against gay men, and the victims include the new fiancé of Fin's son. A private-school teacher is then similarly brutalized, and the evidence in his case points to a possible cover-up.
Detectives search for a missing teenage girl who vanished while looking for her biological father, an anonymous sperm donor. A puzzling prime suspect who's targeted several young women soon emerges.
A reporter and a vigilante group criticize the police for not finding a rapist on the loose in West SoHo, and the detectives keep hitting dead ends until one of the vigilante members is assaulted. Meanwhile, Amaro thinks his wife is having an affair, which causes him to lose focus at work.
A man witnesses his wife's rape and kidnapping while video chatting with her on his way home from a business trip. The abductors seek a ransom, and the case grows more complex as detectives probe deeper.
A closed rape case of Benson's is reopened because of its similarities to a new case, and the possibility of wrongful imprisonment surfaces. As Benson's work is questioned, tension develops between her, ADA Haden and Bayard Ellis.
Benson asks Bayard Ellis to defend her estranged half brother in a child-custody case, but unexpected complications arise. Elsewhere, an abandoned newborn is discovered by a homeless couple.
Police search for an underage prostitute who's disappeared and realize she fits a pattern of missing prostitutes who placed ads on the same Web site. The case adds conflict to Benson and Haden's new romance as their personal and professional lives blur.
A family is shot in their home, and the initial motive explored by detectives doesn't pan out. As the investigation progresses, Rollins jeopardizes her job by sharing a shocking secret.
A reality-TV producer is accused of raping an actress, and his arrest leads to a hostage situation. Meanwhile, Benson's bond with ADA Haden intensifies.
A private military contractor CEO is sexually assaulted following a run-in with protesters, and as the case is investigated, links are made to a conspiracy in Iraq.
An actress's sexual assault is mistaken for a performance by a theater audience, and the investigation is complicated by the fact that the rapist and all the audience members were wearing masks.
A legendary pro quarterback (Treat Williams) is arrested in a prostitution sting involving a 14-year-old hooker, and his defense attorney (Andre Braugher) argues that his client's blows to the head on the football field affected his mental capacity. Jerry Rice and Warren Sapp make cameo appearances.
The investigation into the disappearance of a Romany boy proves difficult because of his community's distrust of outsiders, such as police. When detectives center in on a neighbor as the prime suspect, it causes much distress within the close-knit group.
A patient in a mental hospital claims to have witnessed a sexual assault. However, the supposed victim (Natasha Lyonne) is a fellow patient who has a history of making rape allegations, but she denies being assaulted this time.
A mail-order Russian bride is found murdered, and her fiancé (Timothy Busfield) reveals that she had been kidnapped for ransom. During the investigation, Cragen goes undercover as a man seeking a bride, and detectives find a link to the Russian mob.
A music student (Sofia Vassilieva) is sexually assaulted in her apartment, and a suspect is quickly brought into custody. However, the defendant's big-league attorney (Andre Braugher) manages to complicate a presumably simple case.
Detectives search for a missing baby on Halloween after a young mother from Buffalo tells them her car was stolen while her baby was still in it.
A family man (T.R. Knight) is suspected of being a serial rapist in a string of assaults stretching across several states. Mounting evidence points to his guilt, but detectives research his past and begin to believe his pleas of innocence.
A 13-year-old girl won't reveal who got her pregnant, leading police to suspect she was raped. The suspects include the son of a noteworthy political couple (Kyle MacLachlan and Paige Turco), as well as the son of their housekeeper.
An ex-basketball player accuses his old coach (Dan Lauria) of sexually abusing him as a child. Det. Nick Amaro (Danny Pino) transfers to the squad and helps with the case, which involves interviewing former players, one of whom is now famous. Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh have cameos.
In the 13th-season opener, a hotel maid accuses an Italian diplomat of rape, but then doubt arises about her believability. Meanwhile, Atlanta detective Amanda Rollins (Kelli Giddish) joins the squad as Benson tries to cope with the aftermath of a chaotic shooting in the precinct.
Season 12, Episode 22
In the 12th-season finale, a rape-trial witness is murdered before she's able to testify, so Benson and Stabler look for links between her homicide and the rape case and uncover some surprising relationships.
Season 12, Episode 21
A woman discovers a naked teenage boy---whom she doesn't know---asleep in her bedroom, and the boy's overprotective mom (Rita Wilson) defends her son's devious actions. When police investigate, they're reminded of how misleading appearances can be.
Season 12, Episode 20
A woman (Lori Singer) is questioned by police after her newly adopted baby is found alone on a playground. Detectives then investigate her fiancé (John Stamos), a man with a sinister past who's also dating the baby's nanny.
Family vengeance factors into a rape case in which both the cops and the suspect seek outside help: ADA Casey Novak (Diane Neal) returns to help police, while the accused man recruits his cousin, L.A. DDA Jonah Dekker (Terrence Howard), to defend him.
Season 12, Episode 18
A young girl's body is found with a doll left as a totem, so police retrace her last steps, which included a lesson with her piano teacher (Elizabeth Mitchell). They then seek help from a psychologist (Jeremy Irons) who decodes the meaning of the totem.
Season 12, Episode 17
A family man's stabbing leads to the exposure of his secret pastime at a swingers' club. Benson and Stabler then go undercover at the club, where they encounter a flirtatious woman (Rose McGowan) with a possessive boyfriend.
Season 12, Episode 16
An art patron (LuAnn de Lesseps) finds a body, and when detectives question the murdered woman's good friend (Kate Burton) and associates, they uncover an antagonistic work environment filled with grown-up bullies.
Season 12, Episode 15
The TV host (Debra Messing) of a show that spotlights predators receives threats to her safety, and this reawakens her hunt for her sister's abductor. An ADA with connections to the TV host then assists detectives in their investigation.
Season 12, Episode 14
After a sexual assault is broadcast on a college's intranet, Stabler and Fin look for the people involved. During the investigation, the attacker's attention-seeking motives come to light.
Season 12, Episode 13
A billionaire (Colm Feore) becomes a suspect in a sexual-abuse case involving a teenage girl, and his highly paid attorney (Robert Klein) is able to make the case veer off course.
Season 12, Episode 12
Benson partners with a female detective (Shohreh Aghdashloo) to investigate a DA's murder, and evidence of crime-scene tampering is found. The case then leads Benson to seek help from an assistant U.S. attorney (Gloria Reuben).
Season 12, Episode 11
A woman (A.J. Cook) is raped by a masked man and her partner is severely beaten by him. The injured woman's estranged father (Jeremy Irons) is notified of the incident, and when police question him, they find themselves confronting an uncooperative man with a sordid past.
A young boy is found beaten to death, and the case leads detectives to uncover a gambling ring as well as evidence of a wife (Drea de Matteo) being abused; a woman (Taryn Manning) is attacked, and police must ask her to revisit her painful buried past in order to solve the case.
A young boy is found beaten to death, and the case leads detectives to uncover a gambling ring as well as evidence of a wife (Drea de Matteo) being abused.
A woman (Taryn Manning) is attacked in her apartment, and detectives must ask her to revisit her painful buried past in order to solve the case.
Season 12, Episode 9
Season 12, Episode 8
Stabler speaks at a Take Back the Night rally at his daughter's college campus, and the rally inspires a woman to accuse a fellow student of rape. Stabler and Benson then investigate the case, and ADA Paxton (Christine Lahti) is assigned to prosecute it.
An FBI agent (Marcia Gay Harden) is raped while working undercover, and she asks Benson to have her rape kit tested. She then quickly resumes her work to preserve her cover, and only reluctantly allows detectives to become involved in the case, which on the surface involves a protest of a mosque at Ground Zero but really is much bigger.
Season 12, Episode 6
An environmentalist's body is found at an industrial laundry plant, and the investigation puts Benson and Stabler in danger. After more victims are uncovered, Benson unexpectedly reflects on her past while bonding with a victim's daughter (Maria Bello).
Season 12, Episode 5
Two men (Michael Gladis and Kevin Alejandro) are beaten and branded on their chests. After a suspect is found, surprising memories emerge that cause a shift in the case. David Alan Grier and Jason Wiles also guest star.
Season 12, Episode 4
A woman's body is found in a fountain, and soon it's discovered that she ingested toxic mushrooms. The investigation yields a prime suspect (David Krumholtz) who's a professor and an aggressive activist.
Detectives investigate a teenage girl's death and discover that she was a victim of human trafficking. They then seek help from a friend (Gloria Reuben) at the U.S. attorney's office. Meanwhile, Cragen is displeased with his precinct's building decay.
Season 12, Episode 2
A woman (Jennifer Love Hewitt) objects to having a rape kit done after she is raped repeatedly by the same man. Benson then learns that some precincts don't even process their rape kits, but an L.A. detective (Skeet Ulrich) is able to help with the case.
In the 12th-season opener, a 10-year-old girl runs away and is found with a man (Henry Ian Cusick) who denies any wrongdoing. That same man then helps detectives with a rape case involving another young girl, but he pushes the limits with his assistance.
A 10-year-old girl runs away from her adoptive parents (Joan Cusack and Peter Strauss) and is found with a man (Henry Ian Cusick) who denies any wrongdoing. Detectives then learn that the girl's parents are hiding something about their past.
A cleared suspect (Henry Ian Cusick) from a prior case helps detectives with a rape case involving a young girl, but he pushes the limits with his assistance.
Season 11, Episode 23
In the 11th-season finale, an 8-year-old boy with feuding parents is kidnapped. The case eventually puts detectives in a dangerous standoff and leads ADA Marlowe to make some surprising revelations about her personal history.
Season 11, Episode 22
A rookie cop helps detectives catch a flasher suspected of rape. However, ADA Marlowe is uncertain they have the right man in custody, and soon it becomes clear that the rookie has been hiding something.
Season 11, Episode 21
A pregnant rape victim runs away from the hospital, and Benson and Stabler must locate her. They soon discover she has ties to an illegal adoption ring, so they go undercover to get to the bottom of things.
Season 11, Episode 20
An ADA (Sharon Stone) who is Stabler's ex-partner requests that he and Benson investigate a case involving a father accused of murdering his two young daughters in a fire. Stabler then resorts to some problematic methods of interrogation.
Season 11, Episode 19
A woman who tried to expose negative aspects of the meatpacking industry is found raped and murdered, so Benson goes undercover to find the victim's killer.
Season 11, Episode 18
Benson and Stabler realize they've misidentified a murder victim at a wedding when the presumed deceased is found alive. They then must find the killer and correctly identify the victim.
Season 11, Episode 17
The case of a woman found murdered in her bed reminds Cragen of a 30-year-old case from the Bronx. The investigation then leads Benson and Stabler to question a patrol cop (Jaclyn Smith) and the prime suspect's ex-lover (Ann-Margret).
Season 11, Episode 16
Benson and Stabler investigate the assault of a disabled woman who cannot speak. They narrow in on two prime suspects, the victim's sister (Jill Scott) and nephew (Quinton Aaron), and they try to get the victim to stand up for herself.
Season 11, Episode 15
Benson and Stabler question the validity of a rape accusation in light of the woman's behavior and reputation. Then they learn about a witness to the crime whom they must quickly locate.
Benson and Stabler deal with a murder suspect's fierce lawyer (Lena Olin) as they reopen a similar 20-year-old case. DA Jack McCoy (Sam Waterston) then questions the legality of the attorney's actions.
The leader of a lesbian-rights organization (Kathy Griffin) assists detectives investigating the murder of a fellow member; Benson and Stabler investigate the murders of young prostitutes, and Benson gets emotionally involved in the case after one victim (Mischa Barton) survives.
The leader of a lesbian-rights organization (Kathy Griffin) assists detectives investigating the murder of a fellow member. Additional attacks on group members prove the crime wasn't an isolated incident.
Benson and Stabler investigate the murders of young prostitutes who are found with homemade prayer cards attached to their bodies. Benson then gets emotionally involved in the case after one victim (Mischa Barton) survives.
Season 11, Episode 12
A wealthy couple are found murdered, and their daughter (Sarah Paulson) claims she's being stalked by a mysterious man. The stalker turns out to be a Special Frauds detective (Naveen Andrews) who pegs the daughter as a suspect in her parents' murder.
Season 11, Episode 11
A murder case puts detectives on the trail of a womanizer infected with HIV who is knowingly spreading the disease. Peter Butler: Brian Geraghty.
Season 11, Episode 10
Fin investigates the murders of three children of immigrant families, and he begins to make some headway after observing a fight between an immigration lawyer (John Larroquette) and a devoted fan of a talk-show host who dislikes foreigners.
Season 11, Episode 9
DNA evidence identifies Benson as the prime suspect in a bike-gang member's murder, and Stabler works to prove her innocence as Munch and Fin proceed with the investigation.
Season 11, Episode 8
Stabler works with Benson on a rape case until he gets sidetracked by the problems of his son, who has gotten into serious trouble with his best friend, a recovering drug addict.
Season 11, Episode 7
A teenage girl is murdered, and her father suggests the detectives investigate her controlling therapist. Things get complicated when the therapist produces an alibi and one of his other patients breaks into the morgue.
Season 11, Episode 6
Benson and Stabler compete with the FBI over a case involving a murder victim linked to a Mexican drug cartel. Federal Agent Dean Porter: Vincent Spano.
Season 11, Episode 5
The prime suspect in a child-rape case seeks amnesty by offering to give up the leader of a civil-rights group that supports child-adult sexual relationships. Eva Banks: Rosie Perez.
Season 11, Episode 4
A man (Scott Foley) wakes up next to a dead woman and has no memory of who she is or what happened. The investigation takes Benson and Stabler in a variety of directions.
Season 11, Episode 3
A woman (Deborah Ann Woll) goes missing from her apartment, and the prime suspect becomes her ex-con neighbor (Stephen Rea), a bank robber who spent 19 years in solitary confinement.
Season 11, Episode 2
Benson and Stabler question the CEO of an online-dating service (Eric McCormack) after discovering a member's body stuffed inside a suitcase.
Season 11, Episode 1
In the 11th-season opener, Off. Nate Kendall (Wentworth Miller) helps a rape victim, then reluctantly assists Benson and Stabler in the search for a serial rapist after Executive ADA Sonya Paxton (Christine Lahti) links the crime to other cases.
Season 10, Episode 22
In the 10th-season finale, the discovery of a tourist's body in Central Park leads detectives to question a former artist (Nick Stahl). Finn and Munch then try to keep tabs on him, but he loses the pair, so Munch seeks help from his ex-wife (Carol Kane).
Season 10, Episode 21
A plaintiff seeking a restraining order provokes an odd request from a judge (Alan Dale): He wants detectives to question a convicted serial killer about his son's kidnapping, which occurred 30 years ago.
Season 10, Episode 20
A teenage girl (Carly Schroeder) is beaten up after sending out nude photos of herself via text message. She then gets arrested for producing and distributing child pornography, and faces a harsh sentence from a judge (Swoosie Kurtz).
Season 10, Episode 19
A woman (Gail O'Grady) reports the disappearance of her 2-year-old granddaughter, but an Amber Alert fails to yield progress. Detectives then shift their focus to the girl's irresponsible young mother (Hilary Duff), who becomes their prime suspect.
Season 10, Episode 18
Fin and Stabler link the murder of a rising artist to another unsolved homicide, and then they see a pattern possibly connecting these cases to those of a serial killer that another detective (Delroy Lindo) has been searching for and whose cases he's become territorial over. Patrice Larue: Jeri Ryan. Alan Fewkes: John Ashton.
Season 10, Episode 17
A young rape victim whose throat was cut draws a picture of the devil in an attempt to identify her attacker. While investigating the crime, detectives question a local priest (Robert Wisdom) whom neighbors claim is a devil worshipper.
Season 10, Episode 16
While investigating a triple homicide, Benson and Stabler get assistance from a former dancer (Carol Burnett) who is now a strip-club owner, as well as from her nephew (Matthew Lillard). When the prime suspect dies, the focus shifts to a vigilante.
Season 10, Episode 15
After a pediatrician is found guilty of molesting his patients, he sues the NYPD and a medical center, claiming they hesitated to take legal action. When he turns up dead, Stabler and Benson are surprised to see Alex Cabot (Stephanie March) at the scene.
A man is found badly beaten in a strip-club parking lot, and the slim evidence found at the scene has detectives questioning the club's dancers before they turn their attention toward the victim's ex-wife and 13-year-old transgender son.
Season 10, Episode 13
When a young girl is kidnapped, her mother points detectives in the direction of her ex-con former husband (Ron Eldard), but soon info comes to light that the girl's grandfather (Dabney Coleman) is a master thief with many enemies. However, the elderly man can't help much because he has severe Alzheimer's.
Season 10, Episode 12
After a teenage girl is found dead, Benson goes undercover as a madam to catch a sex trafficker. Then detectives learn the girl was a child prodigy, not a prostitute, and the investigation leads them to her gambling-addict father.
Season 10, Episode 11
A teenage girl (Ellen Woglom) returns home to her family after being kidnapped four years prior. As Benson and Stabler work with her to jog her memory about her abduction, they find holes in her story.
Season 10, Episode 10
Benson and Stabler struggle to find evidence to incarcerate a rape suspect because his victims, who are in pornographic videos he made, suffer from memory loss regarding the attacks. To get testimony, they must remind the victims of the assaults. Eric Lutz: Michael Trucco.
Season 10, Episode 9
A marine who is pregnant with her rapist's child goes missing, and Benson and Greylek fight to keep the case in SVU when a Navy commander tries to take over. Benson then starts to have flashbacks to her sexual assault, so she gets Fin to help her with the investigation.
Season 10, Episode 8
Benson tries to help a woman (Clea DuVall) who's the victim of spousal abuse, going so far as to hide in a stairway to protect her. While hiding, Benson uncovers another, long-buried crime. Jonah Malcolm: Mike Farrell. Linnie Malcolm: Brenda Blethyn.
Season 10, Episode 7
Stabler goes undercover to break up an animal-smuggling ring, and he gets help from a group insider, hip-hop artist Gots Money (Big Boi). However, this assignment leads to complications in Stabler's marriage.
Season 10, Episode 6
Stabler and Munch go to a high school to investigate the death of a student and come across a chastity club and a group of girls involved in a pregnancy pact. Max Matarazzo: Jesse McCartney.
Season 10, Episode 5
Benson and Stabler seek Warner's help while investigating a case of a baby with AIDS, and soon the investigation points them toward a homeopathic doctor (Martin Mull) with questionable ethics who had prescribed ineffective vitamins for the baby.
Season 10, Episode 4
A famous astronaut is found dead in Battery Park. The investigation hits a dead end, so Stabler seeks help from an old mentor, Dick Finley (James Brolin), a NASA astronaut and former colleague of the victim.
Season 10, Episode 3
When Stabler gets a call to help catch a trespasser, he's shocked when the clues lead him to a suspect in his own family: his daughter Kathleen (Allison Siko). Things get so bad that he seeks help from his estranged mother (Ellen Burstyn) as he tries to save his daughter.
Season 10, Episode 2
A teenager confesses that he has pedophilic desires for his young stepbrother and admits to visiting a type of self-help Web site for pedophiles, leading detectives to investigate the site and question its creator. Sean Kelly: Josh Charles. Jake Berlin: Tom Noonan. Eric Byers: Marshall Allman.
Season 10, Episode 1
In the 10th-season opener, a 7-year-old boy makes accusations against his foster parents involving abusive medical testing. This leads Benson to an unsolved rape that shares something in common with this new case. New ADA Kim Greylek (Michaela McManus) helps Benson with the investigation. Kaitlyn Murphy: Sara Gilbert. Noah Sibert: Luke Perry. Gwen Sibert: Julie Bowen.
Season 9, Episode 19
In the ninth-season finale, Lake reopens a cold case involving the murder of a teen girl. But Lake ends up the prime suspect after a shoot-out with the detective originally assigned to the probe leaves him dead and Lake hospitalized. Making matters worse, Lake then flees the hospital and takes the old case's only witness hostage.
Season 9, Episode 18
A pregnant woman is found raped and dead in a house fire, and attempts to interview her fiancé (Matthew Davis), a member of a wealthy coffee-trading family, are hampered by his attorney. But family secrets are uncovered as the detectives dig for clues and discover an affair between the deceased and her future father-in-law (Stephen Collins).
Season 9, Episode 17
Robin Williams guest stars as engineer Merritt Rook, who poses as a police officer on the phone to trick people into committing criminal acts. Rook's clever self-defense at trial sets him free, leading to publicity and followers stemming from his antiauthority message. Scott Adsit also guest stars.
Season 9, Episode 16
Benson and Stabler probe the murder of an investment banker. Elsewhere, Benson starts dating a newspaper editor (Bill Pullman), but his work conflicts with her position at the department. Beverly D'Angelo also guest stars.
Season 9, Episode 15
Benson poses as a prison inmate to expose a corrupt guard suspected of stealing evidence in a rape case. Shareeka Epps and Hassan Johnson guest star.
Season 9, Episode 12
A body found in Central Park appears to be the latest victim of a serial killer, forcing Benson to work with an FBI agent familiar with the murder's profile. But the agent also has a personal interest in the case: her mentor committed suicide over his frustration at not being able to stop the deaths.
A robbery at a sperm bank has Benson and Stabler racing to recover fertilized embryos before it is too late. The investigation into a long list of suspects eventually leads to a pair of publicity-seeking extremists, and to Benson's personal fear of missing out on motherhood. Janine Turner and Mark Moses guest star.
Season 9, Episode 13
An investigation into the sexual assault of a Jewish boy (Braeden Lemasters) uncovers a disturbing pattern of abuse when more victims come forward after a suspect is named. The case is hampered by the boy's secretive and protective religious community and a grandstanding defense lawyer (Rhea Perlman) who views the trial as an opportunity to push her own agenda.
Season 9, Episode 11
A wealthy Manhattan teen's murder leads detectives to the charismatic and violent leader of a homeless group calling themselves a family. The probe turns up evidence suggesting the man may be responsible for other deaths, including those of his own "children" and first wife.
Season 9, Episode 10
A Nigerian polygamist suspects one of his wives was murdered because of his testimony in another crime case, and a Web site is found naming other potential witnesses. Despite this discovery, Benson and Stabler believe the man's cultural tradition was the motive for the killing. Method Man guest stars.
Season 9, Episode 9
The case of a murdered nanny leads detectives to her online love interest, but her employers also fall under suspicion when infidelity is uncovered. Meanwhile, Stabler's unborn son is in serious danger after a family tragedy.
Season 9, Episode 8
A teenage girl's murder appears to be connected to the world of ultimate fighting when a fighter's DNA is found at the scene. But more evidence leads to two brothers (Gaius Charles, Arlen Escarpeta), who could be responsible for the death.
Season 9, Episode 7
While working the case of a kidnapped girl found in the trunk of a stolen car, Stabler is injured by a suspect (Arye Gross), a schizophrenic artist believed to be a serial rapist. The trial brings up a dark moment in Novak's past, which seems to affect her judgment.
Season 9, Episode 6
A woman's body is found mutilated in an elevator shaft, and the crime appears to be a copycat killing, reproducing the techniques of a jailed serial killer with a cult following. As detectives investigate further, Benson receives threats that jeopardize the entire department, prompting the captain to order her off the case.
Season 9, Episode 5
A volunteer at a rehab center is killed, and her death may be linked to the man she was helping: an Iraqi suffering from injuries that may have been caused by torture techniques employed by an American-hired company.
Season 9, Episode 4
A mentally challenged girl (Paulina Gerzon) is the only witness to the attack that left her mother in a coma. The detectives suspect the uncooperative husband (Aidan Quinn), but he has some powerful legal support to keep him from testifying, so the department reluctantly resorts to questioning the child in order to piece together the events of the crime.
Season 9, Episode 3
A teacher (Melissa Joan Hart) is accused of raping a 15-year-old student, but she insists he was the aggressor. As detectives wade through the conflicting statements, new evidence comes to light that complicates the situation, making it even more difficult to determine who the real victim is.
Season 9, Episode 2
Clues in the case of a missing woman are found in an online virtual-reality game, where she played an underage prostitute who had recently sent out a warning about one of her in-game “clients.” Kevin Tighe.
Season 9, Episode 1
A woman (Cynthia Nixon) with multiple personalities may have harmed her infant daughter. As Stabler and Benson investigate the case, they discover the woman herself may have been abused as a child, resulting in her fractured psyche. Meanwhile, Munch is put in charge of the department after the captain is temporarily removed from duty. Bronson Pinchot guest stars.
Season 8, Episode 22
Darius Parker (Chris “Ludacris” Bridges) continues to cause problems for Tutuola when he returns to face trial for murder and hires an ex-cop as his lawyer. Meanwhile, Det. Chester Lake (Adam Beach) joins the SVU staff. Guest stars include Star Jones Reynolds, Steven Weber, Ernest Waddell, Vincent Spano, Judith Light and Michael Weston.
Season 8, Episode 21
A teen dies during what appears to be a play fight with his best friend, and the incident is caught on tape, but additional information sends the investigation in a different direction.
The investigation of a bride-to-be's murder uncovers a man's double life of lies and a tragic turn in the case rattles Stabler, who then turns to his wife and children for comfort. Dylan Walsh.
Season 8, Episode 19
Benson hears from her half-brother (Michael Weston), who is on the run because of sexual-assault charges. He continues to claim his innocence but evidence keeps piling up against him, and Benson reluctantly agrees to help in the federal investigation. Capt. Julia Millfield: Kim Delaney. Federal Agent Porter: Vincent Spano.
A teen's drinking-related death leads to four honor students who host secret binge parties and communicate the details on their Web pages. So Stabler seeks help from his daughter to find out where the next party will be held.
Season 8, Episode 17
A male posititute's death leads detectives to a preacher whose family life is not as ideal as it seems. Jeb Curtis: Tim Daly. Hannah: Kathy Baker.
Benson investigates a rape case outside her jurisdiction and must meet with a police psychologist (Mary Stuart Masterson) to discuss her recent actions that have led to tensions with Stabler. Capt. Julia Millfield: Kim Delaney.
Season 8, Episode 15
After a woman (Ashley Williams) is accused by an overzealous reporter of staging the kidnapping of her own child, she commits suicide, leaving detectives with few leads in the search for the baby. The case is emotionally draining for Stabler, who is drawn in by the despondent mother's past. Kali Rocha.
Season 8, Episode 14
After a mob lawyer (Cary Elwes) is attacked and his wife brutally murdered, Benson and Stabler question their daughter. But her wild night of drunken partying leaves her unable to recall her actions, even though her father insists she was at the scene of the crime. Also, Stabler is charged with excessive force. Charlotte: Emily VanCamp. Ryan: Justin Klosky.
Season 8, Episode 13
An anonymous letter leads to a child-pornography case, which puts stress on Olivia, who develops medical symptoms similar to those exhibited by the victim and his mother. Cupid: Bill Goldberg.
Season 8, Episode 12
Fin looks into an alleged rape at the college where his son, Ken, works. Fin is joined in his investigation by a Brooklyn SVU detective named Chester Lake (Adam Beach), who is working a strikingly similar case. Kal Penn. Ken Randall: Ernest Waddell.
Season 8, Episode 11
Stabler and Benson are at odds over whom to believe in a “he said, she said” rape case involving a husband and wife (Blair Underwood, Michael Michele) in the middle of an extremely bitter child-custody dispute. Tessa: Tiffany Evans. Kathy: Isabel Gillies. Eriq La Salle directed.
Stabler agrees to hear the dying confession of a cancer patient named Judson Tierney (Brian Dennehy), but first he and Benson do some digging into what possible crime Tierney's guilty of and come up with an unsolved case that goes back 47 years. However, according to Tierney, that is merely the “tip of the iceberg.” Sheila Tierney: Paget Brewster. Elizabeth Donnelly: Judith Light. Rita Colino: Victoria Wyndham. Mike Mollinax: John Doman.
Stabler becomes involved in a murder case that leads to revelations of infidelity and obsession among a group of friends, one of whom is the victim's husband (Chris Sarandon). Also, Stabler learns that Benson is back in town and asks for her help in the investigation. Glenn: Bob Saget. Naomi: Catherine Bell. Stella Danquiss: Bernadette Peters.
Season 8, Episode 8
While searching for the woman responsible for handcuffing two traumatized adolescents in the back of a van, the detectives turn up evidence that leads them to suspect that many foster children are being put in danger. Also, Dani makes a decision about her future with the Special Victims Unit. Det. Dani Beck: Connie Nielsen. Dr. Rieff: Ken Howard.
A 14-year-old girl who was brutally beaten, raped and killed shares the same dog-paw tattoo as two other young female homicide victims. Despite warnings from Stabler, Dani (Connie Nielsen) becomes overly involved in the case. Victor Dodine: Michael Kenneth Williams. Belinda “Passion” Holt: Charlie Ray. Sister Peg: Charlayne Woodard. Judge Cohen: David Lipman.
Benson's testimony is needed as ADA Novak tries to convict a brutal rapist. The trouble is that Benson, who's still in Oregon posing undercover as ecoterrorist Persephone James, has her own legal woes to deal with after a cocky deputy assaults her and she's questioned by a sheriff about a pharmaceutical employee's murder. Dean Porter: Vincent Spano. Debra Hartnell: Debra Jo Rupp. Sheriff Bartley: Charles Martin Smith. Hope: Maria Thayer. T-Bone: Chris Bowers.
A rape victim loses her life while confronting her attacker, who assaulted her two separate times. The case leads Stabler and Dani to discover more victims of the same rapist, whom Huang pegs as an “alpha male.” Also, one of the young men who killed Dani's husband dies, and the other murderer tries to contact her from prison. Lorna Scarry: Mariette Hartley.
Season 8, Episode 4
Dani (Connie Nielsen) has difficulty controlling her emotions while working to solve a sadistic double rape-homicide case involving a single mother and her young daughter. Jerry Lewis guest stars as a homeless man who becomes a suspect after Beck and Stabler discover his collection of newspaper clippings on sex crimes.
Season 8, Episode 3
Stabler works a violent rape case with his new temporary partner, Dani Beck (Connie Nielsen), who he learns has a reputation for being overzealous, which is a serious cause for concern for Cragen. Martin Trenway: Charles Shaughnessy. Lorraine Delmas: Leslie Caron. Forensics Tech Ryan O'Halloran: Mike Doyle.
Season 8, Episode 2
The detectives investigate the disappearance of a 17-year-old girl (Betsy Hogg) with Turner's syndrome, a genetic disorder that contributed to her being teased and bullied by students at her prep school. Connie Nielsen plays Stabler's temporary partner. Colette Walsh: Betty Buckley. Connor: Daniel Farcher.
Season 8, Episode 1
A young woman (Kristen Bush) refuses to cooperate during Benson's investigation of her brutal attack and rape, which seems to be connected to her involvement with a radical environmental group. Marcia Gay Harden reprises her role as FBI agent Star Morrison.
Season 7, Episode 22
Mental-health issues are explored during a case that starts off as a possible rape involving students at a preparatory high school where sexual experimentation is the norm. Jamie Hoskins: Brittany Snow. Derek Lord: Norman Reedus.
Season 7, Episode 21
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. TARU Tech Morales: Joel de la Fuente. Gregory Hensal: Tim Hopper. AUSA Donna Geysen: Kate Mulgrew.
Season 7, Episode 20
Stabler receives an unexpected break from Benson when he's paired with a rule-bending detective named Lucius Blaine (Anthony Anderson). The two work on a case involving a 16-year-old girl who was violently attacked by a pair of teen siblings, both of whom are obese. Serena Waldron: Natalie Cole. Jessica DeLay: Tricia Mara. Rudi: Omar Benson Miller. Lionel Granger: David Thornton.
Season 7, Episode 19
The detectives attempt to track down an extremely dangerous sex offender (Lou Diamond Phillips) who has kidnapped two children after brutally murdering their mother, stepfather and older sister.
Season 7, Episode 18
A case hits close to home for Fin when his son (Ernest Waddell) becomes a suspect in a complex homicide investigation. Darius: Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. Teresa Randall: Lisa Gay Hamilton.
Season 7, Episode 17
The detectives investigate the murder of a Hudson University student (Tess Soltau), whose body was found in a seedy alley. A search of the victim's dorm room turns up a suspiciously large amount of cash, especially considering she was dependent on financial aid. Adam Halder: Will Estes. Gloria Culhane: Trieste Dunn. Roddy Franklin: Mathew St. Patrick. Walter Camp: Joey Slotnick.
Season 7, Episode 16
A female student (Barbara King) from Montreal goes missing during a class trip to New York City after she spends a night partying with three cocky prep-school boys. Dave Seaver: Michael Boatman. Oliver Gates: Barry Bostwick. Monica Bradshaw: Susan Saint James. Judge Donnelly: Judith Light.
A successful lawyer's secret life as an exotic dancer is revealed to her boss (Rebecca De Mornay) and her fiancé after she and a stripper friend are found murdered. Chris Potter, Betty Buckley.
Season 7, Episode 14
Benson and Stabler suspect a privileged college student of abandoning her newborn baby boy in a trash bin.
Season 7, Episode 13
M.E. Warner finds herself directly involved in a kidnapping case when she visits the home of an abducted 8-year-old girl to inform the child's parents that a DNA test has revealed that their daughter has leukemia. Tom Verica.
Season 7, Episode 12
When a 14-year-old boy (Malcolm David Kelley) witnesses the shooting death of his mother, he later commits the same crime against the prime suspect. The ensuing legal case raises questions about the aftereffects of gun violence, sparking a gun manufacturer's advocacy group to get involved. Ted Carthage: Gordon Clapp. Sophie Devere: Annie Potts.
Season 7, Episode 11
A serious incident of schoolyard violence puts a 12-year-old boy in the hospital with severe injuries. During their investigation, the detectives learn that the victim had been bullying a younger female student (Raquel Castro). Charlie Monaghan: Sasha Neulinger.
Season 7, Episode 10
Three young sisters orphaned when their parents died in Hurricane Katrina have been abducted by a child molester. As the detectives aggressively hunt for the girls, they must contend with an intrepid reporter and federal agents who are investigating the kidnapper for possession of anthrax.
Season 7, Episode 9
A pregnant teen (Keri Lynn Pratt) runs away to New York City, where she's beaten so badly that she suffers a miscarriage. Benson and Stabler question the father of the unborn child, among others. Philip Westley: Skipp Sudduth. Wayne Meredith: John Patrick Amedori. Sophie Devere: Annie Potts. Elizabeth Donnelly: Judith Light.
Season 7, Episode 8
Benson goes undercover to investigate a series of rapes linked to a dating service. Dean Cain and Teri Garr guest star. Cora Kennison: Tina Holmes. Virginia Kennison: Veronica Cartwright.
Season 7, Episode 7
A case involving the disappearance of four Hispanic boys, which had gone unsolved for nearly 30 years, gets revisited after a child's remains are discovered by construction workers. A crime-scene technician (Paula Garces) with a personal interest in the investigation assists the detectives. Anna: Lisa Emery. Robert Sawyer: Richard Bright.
Season 7, Episode 6
The fatal shooting of a black schoolboy involves a racist group called the Revolution Aryan Warriors. Star: Marcia Gay Harden. Judge Schuyler: John Rubinstein. Barry Moredock: John Cullum. Kyle: Cody Kasch. Brian: J.C. MacKenzie. Brannon Lee Redding: Joel Marsh Garland. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 7, Episode 5
Fin's estranged son (Ernest Waddell) helps his father in the investigation of the murders of two gay men. Gabriel Thurman: Brian Bloom. Carolyn Maddox: CCH Pounder. Liam Weller: Bill Smitrovich. Fin: Ice-T.
Season 7, Episode 4
When his rage erupts during a case involving an ex-partner, Stabler consults a shrink (Mary Stuart Masterson), seeking to find out what's wrong with him. Luke: Paul Wesley. Pete: Noah Emmerich. Pamela: Julia Weldon. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 7, Episode 3
In trying to locate a 9-year-old who called 911 claiming to be locked in a room, Benson realizes that the girl is a child-pornography victim. Richard Dwyer: Christopher Evan Welch. Voice of Maria: Flora Diaz. FBI Agent Rachel Sorannis: Chandra Wilson. Benson: Mariska Hargitay.
Season 7, Episode 2
After Benson talks a pregnant woman (Estella Warren) off a ledge, it's discovered that she's the daughter of a scam artist and a controversial scientist (Lynda Carter, Ronny Cox). Pallister: Julian Sands. Zierko: Peter Riegert. Cleo Conrad: Jill Marie Lawrence. Benson: Mariska Hargitay.
Season 7, Episode 1
Stabler goes undercover as a sex offender to prevent an ex-con (Robert Patrick) from raping again. Dorsey: Robert Walden. Lennon: Joe Lisi. Dr. Zuckerman: Jim Moody. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 6, Episode 23
The violent behavior of two former Army reservists is linked to an antimalaria drug, and Novak locks horns with the Defense Department. Trainer: John Dossett. Hemphill: Jon Bernthal. Anthony: William Ullrich. Callahan: R.E. Rodgers. Col. Gage: Julian Gamble.
Season 6, Episode 22
The discovery of a dismembered corpse leads detectives to a body-parts ring that operates in the black market. Amy Solwey: Marlee Matlin. Bianco: Marc Grapey. McGovern: Kevin Carroll. Dr. Swan: John Ottavino. Munch: Richard Belzer. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 6, Episode 21
Stabler takes a special interest in the welfare of an elderly woman (Melinda Dillon) who claims that she's not the victim of physical abuse by her son (Matt Schulze). Frances Chandler: Judith Ivey. Carol: Christine Elise. Sam: Lauren Hodges. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 6, Episode 20
Angela Lansbury plays the mother of a rape suspect (Alfred Molina) in a crossover episode with “Law & Order: Trial by Jury.” Mildred: Rita Moreno. Whitaker: Bradley Cooper. Nina: Anya Migdal. Milan: Stelio Savante. Kibre: Bebe Neuwirth. Salazar: Kirk Acevedo. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Benson and Stabler respond to the accusation of a mother (Cathy Moriarty) who claims that her 15-year-old daughter was raped by a boyfriend, 21. Simone Bryce: Glenne Headly. Carrie: Danielle Panabaker. Justin Sharp: Jon Foster. Trevor Langan: Peter Hermann. Benson: Mariska Hargitay.
Season 6, Episode 18
A psychic (Martin Short), to whom Stabler takes an instant dislike, is anxious to help the police in the abduction of a teenager. Carlene: Mary Mara. Mrs. Sellers: Marianne Hagan. Chloe: Taylor Spreitler. Sister Peg: Charlayne Woodard. Jake: Luke Robertson. Harlan Beaumont: David Deblinger. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 6, Episode 17
Stabler interrogates a suspect (Matthew Modine) at length regarding the rapes and murders of two girls---even though they occurred 14 years apart. Dorothy: Anne Pitoniak. Linda: Michele Santopietro. Antoine: Anthony Inneo. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 6, Episode 16
ADA Alexandra Cabot (Stephanie March) comes out of witness protection to testify against the assassin (Brian F. O'Byrne) who tried to kill her. Antonio: Reymond Wittmann. Mike Sandoval: Nicholas Gonzalez. Roger Kessler: Ned Eisenberg. Agent Hammond: Mitch Pileggi. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 6, Episode 15
When an HIV-positive teen is found murdered, suspicion falls on a doctor, a relative and a producer. Frank Downey: Shuler Hensley. Dr. Tanner: Alex Cranmer. Max: Matt Malloy. Angela: Hayden Panettiere.
Season 6, Episode 14
While investigating a brutal beating and murder, Stabler learns that crime-scene photos match a new video game. The defense attorney (Barry Bostwick) later blames the killing on the game. Menendez: Robert Montano. Lt. Moore: Lenore Pemberton. Dickie Stabler: Jeffrey Scaperrotta.
Season 6, Episode 13
Benson is sent the location of the remains of a 7-year-old boy who disappeared in 1980, and the investigation involves a pedophile (John Savage) on death row. Deacon Brinn: Terry Serpico. Avery Shaw: Michael Shannon. Julia Brinn: Angelica Torn. Benson: Mariska Hargitay.
Season 6, Episode 12
Reiley McClendon plays Logan Stanton and his sister Lindsay, twin teens who are involved in a case of murders and child molestation. Dr. Preston Blair: Peter Firth. Dr. Rebecca Hendrix: Mary Stuart Masterson. Clark Stanton: John Bolger. Amelia Stanton: Hillary B. Smith. Katie: Regan Thompson. Sister Peg: Charlayne Woodard.
Season 6, Episode 11
A case of child abuse is discovered after a little girl (Jennette McCurdy) is examined following an auto accident. Mark Dobbins: Daniel Hugh Kelly. Julie Dobbins: Rebecca Lowman. Larry Purcell: David Lansbury. Sonya Purcell: Pamela Holden Stewart. Kevin Wilcox: Zach Gilford.
Season 6, Episode 10
Fin searches for a drug dealer's junkie girlfriend from a case he worked while an undercover cop. Mike Sandoval: Nicholas Gonzalez. Sandra Knowles: Jeannetta Arnette. Fat Tony: Jeffrey V. Thompson. Ken Randall: Ernest Waddell. Vance Dennis: Kevin Pinassi. Fin: Ice-T.
Season 6, Episode 9
The hunt for a serial rapist is complicated by the fact that one victim is a schizophrenic (Amanda Plummer). Dr. Rebecca Hendrix: Mary Stuart Masterson. Thomas: Dallas Roberts. Colleen Heaton: Trieste Dunn. Alan Richter: Ward Horton. Mrs. Mathers: Angela Pietropinto. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 6, Episode 8
A graduate student (Shannyn Sossamon) claims that she was raped by an advisor (Billy Campbell). Donna Emmett: Viola Davis. Lorna Scarry: Mariette Hartley. Elizabeth Donnelly: Judith Light. Sophie Polikoff: Carolyn Miller. Benson: Mariska Hargitay.
Season 6, Episode 7
After a 12-year-old (Holliston Coleman) is hospitalized with pregnancy complications, the investigation leads to a cult leader (Jeff Kober). Sarah: Shannon Cochran. Geoffrey Downs: Peter Maloney. Rev. Tucker: Munson Hicks.
A boy disappears from a toy store and the investigation involves a teen, a convicted child molester and an activist. Brett Morton: Kyle MacLachlan. Jake O'Hara: Jordan Garrett. Attorney Zierko: Peter Riegert. Cleo Conrad: Jill Marie Lawrence. Billy Turner: P.J. Brown. Malcolm Wolinsky: Bruce Kirkpatrick. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 6, Episode 5
A teenage girl (Amanda Seyfried) claims to have been abducted and raped, but she keeps changing her story. McCain: Michael O'Keefe. Lynne Riff: Blair Brown. Judge Terhune: Philip Bosco. Jamie Barragon: Joseph Lyle Taylor. Mike Tucker: John Bedford Lloyd.
Season 6, Episode 4
Stabler and Benson try to find the person who kidnapped the mother of a baby left abandoned. Humphrey: Doug Hutchinson. Mrs. Becker: Anne Meara. Stabler: Christopher Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay.
Season 6, Episode 3
Dana Delany plays a crusader against smut on TV in a case that involves a radio shock jock (Lewis Black) and the rape of a teen star (Maggie Grace). Danny: Ricky Ullman. Judge Terhune: Philip Bosco. Elizabeth Donnelly: Judith Light. Dave Seaver: Michael Boatman. Franco Marquez: Nestor Serrano.
Season 6, Episode 2
After a 6-year-old girl and her baby sister are found abandoned in an apartment, the investigation leads to a crime ring involving illegal immigrants. Li Mei Wu: Ming-Na. Roger Baker: Loren Dean . Ricky Yao: Jack Yang. Tommy: Aaron Yoo. Ping Wu: Jenny Wong.
In a repeat of the sixth-season opener, Lea Thompson (“Caroline in the City”) plays a widow who claims to have found the daughter she believes was kidnapped four years earlier. Donna Emmett: Viola Davis. Matt Branson: Beau Gravitte. Sarah Branson: Camilla Scott. Kenny Pratt: Tobias Segal. Peter Carson: Ned Bellamy.
Season 5, Episode 25
The fifth season ends with a bizarre pedophilia story involving a 12-year-old student (Jake Weary), his alcoholic mother (Diana Scarwid) and his principal (Stacy Edwards). Dr. Anne Morella: Julie White. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 5, Episode 24
The case of a mother suspected of trying to poison her adopted child leads to a clash between Novak and an arrogant judge (Tom Skerritt). Judge Clark: Marlo Thomas. Oliver Gates: Barry Bostwick. Karen Campbell: Cynthia Gibb. Wendy Campbell: Rebecca Luker. Katie: Sloane Momsen. Pete Campbell: Sean Cullen. Rosalin Silvo: Alicia Goranson. Novak: Diane Neal.
Season 5, Episode 23
An elderly woman's strangulation leads to a case involving other murders and a home-nursing company run by a brother and sister (Anthony Rapp, Jane Krakowski). Judge Clark: Marlo Thomas. Richard Sutton: Richard Easton. Gary DeVaal: Daniel Pearce. Nikki Staines: Callie Thorne. Judge Seligman: Tom O'Rourke.
Season 5, Episode 22
A defense lawyer (John Cullum) challenges the assisted-suicide law in a case involving a hearing-impaired embryologist (Marlee Matlin). Brooks Harmon: Robert LuPone. Allison Nerrit: Annie Campbell. Maria: Toni D'Antonio. Cyndi: Liza Colon-Zayas.
Season 5, Episode 21
A professor (James McDaniel) and an ex-con (Doug E. Doug) are among the suspects in a graduate student's murder. Kyle Luhrmann: Joe Towne. Gabrielle Vega: Zoe Saldana. Dave Seaver: Michael Boatman. Sister Peg: Charlayne Woodard.
Season 5, Episode 20
In the investigation of the strangulation of a Bronx assistant district attorney, the deceased's sexual preferences provide a clue. Judge Clark: Marlo Thomas. Andy Abbott: Michael Beach. Maryellen Abbott: Bethany Butler. Chauncey Zierko: Peter Riegert. Tina Gardner: Romi Dias. Charles Horner: Stephen Payne.
Season 5, Episode 19
Two children claim that they were molested by a billionaire (Will Keenan). Judge Clark: Marlo Thomas. Nora Hodges: Cindy Williams. Chauncey Zeirko: Peter Riegert. Judge Terhune: Philip Bosco. April: Madeleine Martin. JJ: Shane Haboucha. Jeremy Ostilow: James Colby. Ann Ostilow: Jennifer Van Dyck.
Season 5, Episode 18
A sickly 6-year-old is killed and the investigation involves the child's foster parents, a case worker (Julie Hagerty) and a scam. Carolyn Maddox: CCH Pounder. Sam Dufoy: Cress Williams. Lori-Ann Dufoy: Malinda Williams. Megan Rose: Jazz Raycole. Father Lucas Hendry: Keith Randolph Smith. Judge Preston: Audrie Neenan.
Season 5, Episode 17
After a teenage girl's body is found in the trunk of a car, Benson and Stabler discover that the deceased had been harassing a classmate. Lynne Riff: Blair Brown. Roger Kressler: Ned Eisenberg. Lionel Granger: David Thornton. Brittany O'Malley: Kelli Garner. Agnes: Lindsay Hollister. Andrea: Arielle Kebbel. Paige: Kimberly McConnell. Troy: Robert Iler. Lukas: Zachary Knighton.
Season 5, Episode 16
Checking on a 7-year-old boy found eating from garbage cans leads to fratricide and a controlling mother (Diane Venora). Marlo Thomas makes her first appearance as a former judge. Denise Brockmorton: Dixie Carter. Adam: Joseph Cross. Jacob: Jesse Schwartz. Stephanie Jameau: Lauren Velez. Daniel: Kevin Thoms.
Season 5, Episode 15
After a teen's body is found, it's learned that she was pregnant and tests indicate incest. Debra Connor: Jane Seymour. Jason Connor: Tom Mason. Aidan Connor: Patrick Flueger. Susan Coyle: Helen Slater. Brian Coyle: Spencer Treat Clark.
Season 5, Episode 14
The discovery of a dismembered young black male leads detectives to a child-slavery operation. Asante Odufemi: Afemo Omilami. Kema Mabuda: Erika Alexander. Allan Shaye: Michael Emerson. Na'imah Haruna: Malika Samuel. Judge Rebecca Steinman: Susan Blommaert.
Season 5, Episode 13
A lawyer (Barry Bostwick) claims that his client (Reynaldo Rosales) was “biologically and genetically predisposed to hatred and violence.” Eleanor Webster: Annie Chadwick. Al-Shani Elbisi: James Rana. Jazlyn Elbisi: Lorraine Serabian. Joshua Feldman: Donnie Keshawarz.
A fraternity pledgemaster is killed and the deceased's attorney-father (Gary Cole) represents the college student (Toby Moore)who stands trial. Alicia Morley: Pell James. Nathan Angeli: Noah Fleiss. Will Caray: Elden Henson. Capt. Siper: Caren Browning.
Season 5, Episode 11
A prisoner (Stephen Lang) escapes and a deputy U.S. marshal (Craig Bierko) teams up with Benson to try to find him. Lee: Milo Ventimiglia. Sheila: Fionnula Flanagan. Carin: Nancy Allen. U.S. Marshal Depweg: Kevin Hagan. Danny: Andrew Steinmetz. Jeremy: Jack Noseworthy.
Season 5, Episode 10
A toddler who collapsed in a park had been severely shaken; under suspicion are his babysitter, his single mother and her boyfriend. Evelyn Prichard: Cynthia Ettinger. Dr. Anne Morella: Julie White. Sarah Rendell: Nicole Leach. Veronica Nash: Olga Merediz. Rebecca Balthus: Beverly D'Angelo. DA Arthur Branch: Fred Dalton Thompson.
Season 5, Episode 9
A mother and daughter (Jacqueline Bisset, Samantha Mathis) both claim to have killed a man who held the younger woman captive. Mickey Hargitay (Mariska's dad) has a cameo in the first scene. Horace Gorman: Austin Pendleton. Samuel: Joseph McKenna. Granger: David Thornton. Lauren White: Linda Powell. Judge Petrovsky: Joanna Merlin.
A psychiatrist and his son (George Segal, Jonathan Tucker) are implicated in the murder of a gay model. Emma Dishell: Daphne Zuniga. Dave Seaver: Michael Boatman. DA Arthur Branch: Fred Dalton Thompson.
Season 5, Episode 7
A rape leads to the case of a woman (Josie Bissett), her abusive husband and the rights of their unborn child. Felicity Bradshaw: Shirley Jones. Lorna Scarry: Mariette Hartley. Rebecca Balthus: Beverly D'Angelo. Craig Fulton: Ricky Aiello.
Season 5, Episode 6
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.
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. Ron Wolcott: Jack Gilpin. Kelly Wolcott: Barbara Garrick. Molly Stratton: Jolie Peters. Judge Lois Preston: Audrie Neenan.
Season 5, Episode 4
While constructing a murder case, ADA Alexandra Cabot becomes the target of a Colombian drug cartel. Jack Hammond: Mitch Pileggi. Rafael Zapata: Jacinto Taras Riddick. Tim Donovan: Josh Hopkins. DA Arthur Branch: Fred Dalton Thompson. Sister Peg: Charlayne Woodard.
Season 5, Episode 3
After a psychiatrist (Susanna Thompson) has been raped in a crack house, she's very uncooperative with the investigation. Robert Logan: Jon Abrahams. Christina Logan: Sherri Parker Lee. Jordan: Daniel Zaitchik. Dominick: Bill Thompson.
Season 5, Episode 2
Misuse of a prescription drug is involved in the killing of two students. Barry Moredock: John Cullum. Joe Blaine: Rory Culkin. Sandra Blaine: Mare Winningham. DA Branch: Fred Dalton Thompson. Jane Wellesley: Amy Hargreaves. George Waddell: Bill Cwikowski. Dean Reynolds: Patrick Dizney.
Season 5, Episode 1
The search is on for an abducted woman who's about to give birth. Rose Granville: Shirley Knight. Melinda Granville: Kellie Martin. Daniel Lester: Gabriel Olds. Laura Bergeron: Marisa Ryan. Annika Bergeron: Karen Goberman. Sam Marlett: Clarke Thorell.
Season 4, Episode 25
Benson speaks to a 15-year-old at a hospital, just before the teen is abducted. Mitch: Logan Marshall-Green. Sally Wilkens: Ann Dowd. Seth: Kieran Campion. Linda Leggett: Siobhan Fallon Hogan. Andrew: Daniel Letterle. Davis: Ashton Holmes.
Season 4, Episode 24
A teen's murder leads to a case involving runaways and a doctor (Gale Harold) interested in human cloning. Paula Haggerty: Barbara Barrie. Jessica Morse: Kimberly J. Brown. Attorney Quentin: Laura Elena Harring. Judge Petrovsky: Joanna Merlin.
Season 4, Episode 23
After a waitress is found shot outside the club where she worked, her father (Joe Morton) seeks vengeance. Donna Emmett: Viola Davis. Perry Williams: Paul Leyden. Donovan Alvarez: D.J. Cotrona. Kimmie: Michelle Hicks.
Season 4, Episode 22
An accused rapist (Fred Savage) decides to represent himself in court. Erin Russ: Lauren Ward. Bethany Taylor: Tyra Ferrell. Carrie Huitt: Myndy Crist. Judge Lois Preston: Audrie Neenan. Kimberly Gardner: Jenny Maguire. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hagitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 21
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. Eddie: Chad Lindberg. Morty Berger: Michael Lerner. Lisette: Lindsay Kraft. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 20
Multiple murders at a Manhattan townhouse are the start of a killing spree. Al Baker: Frank Langella. Det. Deuthorn: Erik Palladino. Charlie Baker: Ian Somerhalder. Billy Baker: Jason Ritter. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
The discovery of an 8-year-old beauty-pageant contestant's body leads to a case involving a virtual-pornography website. Barry Moredock: John Cullum. Stanley Billings: Brian Kerwin. Tommy Hedges: Eric Thal. Jeff Lathan: Paul Doherty. Sally Lathan: Julie Boyd. Judge Larsen: Sheila Tousey. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 18
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. Dan Hoffman: Rob Estes. Kim Hoffman: Signy Coleman. Priscilla Chaney: Sandra Bernhard.
Season 4, Episode 17
The investigation of an apparent suicide leads to a case involving members of a wealthy family. Candace Lamerly: Michael Learned. Drew Lamerly: Erik von Detten. Douglas Lamerly: John Bolger. Tom Paysen:John Ottavino. Lorna Scarry: Mariette Hartley. Jenny Rochester: Sarah Wayne Callies. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hagitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 16
A former victim of Tibetan political torture is found murdered, with one of her feet missing. Mrs. Krug: Margaret Colin. Gina Bernardo: Illeana Douglas. Preston Bennett: Frederick Weller. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 15
Stabler is sent to Prague to look for a missing teen (Alexis Dziena) whose pictures are showing up on child-porn Web sites. Claudia Williams: Pam Grier. Kate Logan: Dagmara Dominczyk. Sam Bishop: Billy McNamara. Erich Tassig: Lothaire Bluteau. Nick Taylor: Stephen Gevedon. Cragen: Dann Florek. Munch: Richard Belzer. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 14
The discovery of an infant's remains leads to a case that deals with a fatal genetic disorder and a parent's moral crisis. Dr. Platner: Judd Hirsch. Andrea Brown: Elizabeth Mitchell. Daniel Brown: Gregg Edelman. Donna Emmett: Viola Davis. Ellen Swanson: Heather Goldenhersh. Patty Swanson: Nathalie Paulding. Roger Swanson: Ned Luke. Colleen Swanson: Allison Briner. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 13
In their investigation of a prisoner's death, Benson and Fin learn that he was assaulted before being incarcerated. Luke Edmunds: William Mapother. Les Cooper: Terry Serpico. Hector Ramirez: Agustin M. Rodriguez. Jose Ortega: A.B. Lugo. Randall Grant: Jason Catalano. Andrew Pennington: Johnny Pruitt. Cragen: Dann Florek. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay.
Season 4, Episode 12
Stabler goes undercover to try to find a police detective who's part of a cocaine-smuggling ring. Brad Kendall: Matt Mulhern. Keith Gerard: Joe Murphy. Sgt. Ed Tucker: Robert John Burke. Derek Pfeiffer: Bryan Callen. Laura Pfeiffer: Laurie J. Williams. Kathy Stabler: Isabel Gillies. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 11
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. Malcolm Field: Michael Gaston. Roger Kressler: Ned Eisenberg. Peter Kurtz: Dan Lauria. Raquel Kurtz: Glynnis O'Connor. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 10
The investigation into a teen's claim that she was raped involves her parents, little sister, a boyfriend and a boarder. Jackie: Rachael Bella. Tom Landricks: Titus Welliver. Angie Landricks: Cynthia Ettinger. Sally: Justine Caputo. Gina Bernardo: Illeana Douglas. Public Defender Cleo Conrad: Jill Marie Lawrence. Karl: Billy Lush. James Randall: Drew McVety.
Season 4, Episode 9
Two youths (Shane E. Lyons, Connor Paolo) each blame the other in the murder of a cancer patient who grew marijuana. Gina Bernardo: Illeana Douglas. ADA Donnelly: Judith Light. Mrs. Brice: Becky Ann Baker. Mr. Connor: Jonathan Walker. Mrs. Connor: Toby Poser. Mary Ellen Lesinski: Lisa Emery. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 8
The detectives try to determine who impregnated a comatose woman. Mrs. Janice Rawley: JoBeth Williams. Dr. Graham Mandell: Bruce Davison. Davis Langley: Philip Bosco. Wesley Dilbertt: Steve Key. Trevor Langan: Peter Hermann. Dr. Elizabeth Garrison: Lisa Pelikan. Bob Rawley: Henry Woronicz. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 7
Gloria Reuben plays a graphics designer who returns from five months in rehab to discover that her daughter is missing. Terry Jessup: David Harbour. Thelma Price: Capathia Jenkins. Virginia Preston: Ileen Getz. Karen Jacobs: Aleta Mitchell. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 6
The discovery of a boy's body leads to a pedophile ring. Dr. Stewart Lynch: Patrick Cassidy. Ernesto Diaz: Pablo Santos. Anthony Damon: Will Arnett. Dr. Walt Massey: Michael Hayden. Laura Massey: Kate Skinner. Shawn Massey: Gideon Jacobs. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
After Stabler and Benson are called in on a rape case, their victim is taken away by Federal agents. Peter: John Heard. Claudia Williams: Pam Grier. Gavin: Thomas Guiry. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 4
The detectives investigate the murder of a public-health doctor whose husband (Michael Gross) is a retired lawyer. Kitty: Kate Levering. Roger Pomerantz: Brian Rogalski. Bonnie Vernon: Maeve McGuire. Vartan Dadian: James Doerr. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Benson and Stabler try to determine who mistreated an Alzheimer's victim (Jane Powell). Hope Garrett: Mary Kay Place. Joe Sherman: Jay Thomas. Hal Shipley: Andy Powers. Andy Sherman: Ryan Patrick Bachand. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 4, Episode 2
Benson and Stabler wonder if an actress (Sherilyn Fenn) may have played a role in her husband's murder. Kyle: Jonathan Bennett. Fuller: Tom Mason. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni. Cragen: Dann Florek.
Season 4, Episode 1
Sharon Lawrence portrays a prostitute who claims that she killed a john in self-defense. Meredith Greer: Lonette McKee. Sister Peg: Charlayne Woodard. Lisa: Sara Ramirez. Judge Cohen: David Lipman. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 23
Cases include a killing at a church and an investigation that involves sexual-abuse charges against a priest (Eric Stoltz). Bobby Douglas: Sean Dugan. Bishop Mallinson: Patrick Collins. Gus Yoder: Kris Eivers. Huang: B. D. Wong. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 22
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. Danny Jordan: Badge Dale. Abe Cheney: Matt DeCaro. Scott Lucas: C.J. Wilson. Joe Parker: Darren Pettie. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 21
A dark family secret surfaces after a young woman (Martha Plimpton) is raped at a party. Grace: Mary Steenburgen. Rose: Estelle Parsons. Arthur Felton: Michael Knowles. Gary Barbour: Sam Guncler. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 20
Henry Winkler plays a restaurateur whose wife is assaulted during a robbery at their plush Manhattan residence. Jessica Blaine-Todd: Mary Beth Hurt. Curtis Johansen: Roy Thinnes. Denise Johansen: Sherri Parker Lee. Judge Petrovsky: Joanna Merlin. Lou Parks: Louis Mustillo. Daniel Ryan: Alex Feldman. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 19
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). Mrs. Thornburg: Valerie Mahaffey. Sister Kay: Kathleen Goldpaugh. Mary Elizabeth: Cloie Wyatt Taylor. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 18
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). Sam Cavanaugh: Bret Harrison. Mrs. Cavanaugh: Kay Lenz. Roger Kressler: Ned Eisenberg. Tommy Priore: Thomas Piper. Judge Petrovsky: Joanna Merlin. Dr. Phil Mitrano: Don Sparks. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
The detectives investigate the sexual assault of a cellist (Emily Deschanel) and discover surveillance equipment hidden in her apartment. Terry Willard: Nate Moony. Aimee Slocum: Jennifer Laura Thompson. Robert Prescott: Michael Nader. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 16
Stabler breaks the rules to uncover the facts when a student (Brittany Slattery) claims that she was assaulted by a teacher. Ross McKenzie: Christopher Orr. Tommy Kessler: Billy Kay. Nick Radsen: Jason Fuchs. Amy Bergen: Elena Franklin. Mia Kessler: Spraque Grayden. Principal Charest: William Charlton. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 15
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. Allen Cooper: William Hill. Hannah Cooper: Laura Hughes. Alan Messinger: Ty Burrell. Dr. Huang: B.D. Wong. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Benson teams up with Fin to investigate the murder of a woman found under a highway. Marcosi: Michael O'Keefe. Francesca Jesner: Khrystyne Haje. Trapani: Paul Regina. Ragolia: Armand Schultz. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 13
The detectives investigate a double slaying in which the female victim was dismembered. Joe Poletti: Brian Sullivan. Harry Baker: Michael Pitt. Daisy Baker: Michele Pawk. Scotty Wells: Guthrie Nutter. Mrs. Boggs: Joan Wooters. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 12
The detectives seek a woman who is on the run from her drug-dealing lover, whom she saw murder a rival. Maria Ramos: Elpida Carrillo. Luis: Jean-Luke Figueroa. Fredo Garcia: Louie Leonardo. Eddie Fuente: Otto Sanchez. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 11
A woman who's seven months pregnant is found assaulted, with her fetus removed. Dr. Richard Manning: John Ritter. Kyle Novacek: Bobby Cannavale. Nicole Manning: Tricia Paoluccio. Erin Sena: Marianne Hagan. Dr. George Huang: B.D. Wong. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 10
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. Pam Adler: Paige Turco. Amelia Chase: Diane Neal. Peter Francis: Pete Starrett. Maddox: CCH Pounder. Judge Petrovsky: Joanna Merlin. Lewin: Dianne Wiest. Villani: Ron Leibman. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 9
A computer game provides clues in the death of a physically abused little girl in foster care. Dorothy Rudd: Piper Laurie. Glenn Rudd: Colin Fickes. Jane Rudd: Kathleen Wilhoite. Duke Henry: Keith Davis. Tashandra Adams: Erika LaVonn. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
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. Darrell Guan: Marcus Chong. Taylor: Lance Reddick. Judge Ridenour: Harvey Atkin. Johnny Chen: Nelson Lee. Matt Tsu: Billy Chang. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 7
The investigation of a shooting near a gay bar leads to a couple's involvement with porn movies. Wesley Jansen: Mark-Paul Gosselaar. Jaina Jansen: Elizabeth Banks. Cal Oman: Tom Gilroy. Ray Borland: Joseph Murphy. Phil: Kevin Geer. Georgia Jansen: Mia Dillon. Willem Mueller: Dylan Chalfy. Chester Jansen: Luke Reilly. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
A brash, intense detective (David Keith) is assigned to help Stabler catch a serial rapist-killer. Roger Berry: Kevin Chamberlin. Arthur Blessard: Ken Marks. Ethel Berry: Anne Pitoniak. Lucy: Ashley Rose Orr. David Steadman: Michael E. Knight. Edna Dumas: Marni Nixon. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 5
When guests arrive for a party, they find the hosts have been assaulted, one of them fatally. Peyton Kleberg: Lisa Eichhorn. Phillip Karr: Tuck Milligan. Lara Todd: Liza Weil. Jesse Kleberg: Geoff Wigdor. Vinnie: Justin Hagen. Bank Manager: Lisby Larson. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 4
Stabler tries to build a case against an ex-con who's HIV-positive and preys on young girls. Malik Harris: Asio Highsmith. Rodney Thompson: Todd Williams. Leon Tate: Dorian Missick. Alva Tate: Adriane Lenox. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hagitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 3, Episode 3
A kidnapping investigation links a past case with which Cragen was involved to a 12-year-old (Ian Cronin) whose adoption is deemed illegal. Mark Sanford: Bruce Altman. Robert Cook: David Aaron Baker. Erin Blake: Ellen Parker. Adam Blake: John Sloman. Margaret Talmadge: Celia Weston. Herbert Talmadge: John Seitz. Cragen: Dann Florek. Munch: Richard Belzer. Cabot: Stephanie March.
Season 3, Episode 2
After three murder victims are connected to Benson's past cases, it's believed that the killer is seeking revenge on the detective. Eric Plummer: Justin Kirk. Bruce Derricks: L. Trey Wilson. Valerie Plummer: Orlagh Cassidy. ADA Villani: Ben Gazzara. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
An 18-year-old (Kelly Hutchinson) in therapy recalls being sexually abused by her father (Brian Kerwin) and presses charges against him. Rebecca Ramsey: Amy Irving. Dr. Wharton: Shirley Knight. Charles Southerland: George Hearn. Jodie: Blythe Affarth. Lily: Sarah Hyland. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 21
Detectives search for a serial killer who has claimed four victims in 24 hours. Daniel Varney: Richard Thomas. Paula Varney: Karen Allen. Jean Weston: Bernadette Quigley. George Huang: B.D. Wong. M.E. Warner: Tamara Tunie. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 20
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. Grace Mayberry: Margot Kidder. George Huang: B.D. Wong. Malcolm Sanderson: Martin Kildare. Colin Tandy: Bruce MacVittie. Judge Barry: Doris Belack. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 19
The discovery of human remains in a garden leads to an investigation that involves a mail-order-bride operation and a prostitution ring. Ava/Inna: Mili Avital. Razvan Toscu: Victor Steinbach. George Burton: Gary Basaraba. Valentina Bilescu: Michelle Pawk. Jack Greenwalt: Ezra Barnes. Julie Burton: Jillian Stacom. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 18
Munch and Fin travel upstate to find a serial killer. Kern: R.E. Rodgers. Sarah Kimmel: Anna Belknap. Chief Darryl Walker: Adam LeFevre. Off. Cheryl Baxter: Charlotte Maier. Jane Michaelson: Robin Morse. Cragen: Dann Florek. Fin: Ice-T. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 2, Episode 17
The squad tries to find the person who's luring and then attacking young men who work for an escort service. Lisa: Amanda Naughton. Ira: Steven Bienske. Leo: Jason Harris. Tommy Dowd: Eddie Cahill. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 16
The detectives tell Internal Affairs reps what occurred during the search for a police officer's runaway teenage daughter. Ted Bolger: Darrell Hammond. Frank Foster: Daniel Ziskie. Tito Frank: Sean Nelson. Jeffries: Michelle Hurd. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 15
The detectives work around the clock to find the man who's kidnapping, raping and often killing young girls. Sophie: Andrea Bowen. Mrs. Douglas: Debbon Ayer. Charles Guzek: Timothy Shew. Jeanne Guzek: Tracie Higgins. Saul Garner: Ray Iannicelli. Clayton Mills: Jonathan Fried. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 14
After a female officer is raped, the case involves a police investigation, gambling debts and drugs. Sgt. Karen Smythe: Khandi Alexander. Coates: Dominic Fumusa. Waldman: Scott Sowers. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 13
Stabler and Benson are assigned to a homicide involving a pedophile from a past case. Sam Winfield: Eric Roberts. Gloria Palmera: Rosemarie DeWitt. Louise Durning: Ann Dowd. Lindsay Branson: Sylva Kelegian. James Campbell: Rob Sedgwick. Cragen: Dann Florek. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 12
The discovery of a murdered teacher's body leads to an investigation involving sex addiction.
Season 2, Episode 11
After a singing star's son is killed, Benson becomes concerned about the safety of the singer's little girl (Hayden Panettiere). Ricki Austin: Christine Andreas. Sarah: Francesca Faridany. Holly: Amy Bouril. Seth: Michael Phelan. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 10
A rape victim (Tammy Blanchard) can't remember the circumstances of her attack. Tess: Marika Dominczyk. Dana Kimble: Michelle Monaghan. Joe: Chris Beetem. Wally: Zak Orth. Hank: Matt Kautz. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 9
The investigation of a gymnast's murder involves her strict trainer, a wealthy benefactor and a competitor. Korska: Philip Casnoff. Lori: Kate Mara. Hubert: Armand Schultz. Maureen: Erin Broderick. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 8
The detectives investigate a rape that occurred during the opening festivities of a luxury hotel. Beau Miller: Bill Winkler. Siobhan Miller: Jenna Lamia. Desk Clerk Wilde: Tim Hopper. Russell Ramsay: Derek Cecil. Patty Ann Miller: Nealy Glenn. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 7
A rape charge made by a woman (Amy Carlson) against her police-sergeant husband (Nestor Serrano) leads to a complicated case. Tiffany: Kevin O'Rourke. Walsh: Brennan Brown. Tatum: Dylan Price. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Chris Meloni.
A schizophrenic (Kevin Breznahan) who refuses to take his medication becomes the main suspect in a killing and an assault. Mrs. Nash: Kathleen Chalfant. Wooding: Byron Jennings. Miller: Danny Mastrogiorgio. Moreland: William Youmans. Dr. Klein: Maryann Urbano. Cabot: Stephanie March. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
The squad is assigned a special case: to investigate the fatal shooting of a little girl by her 7-year-old classmate (Nicholas Marti Salgado). Mr. Berrara: Robert Montano. Mrs. Berrara: Sara Ramirez. Dorothea Strada: Gloria Irivarry. Lorena Jackson: Sidne Anderson. Nicky Crow (Machete): Carlos Leon. Robert Sorenson: Josh Pais. Ms. Pivik: La Chanze. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Christopher Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 4
The detectives investigate the case of a comatose 7-year-old girl and try to determine who has abused her. Jamie McKenna: Jennifer Dundas Lowe. Denny Corea: Yancey Arias. Justin McKenna: Adam Zolotin. Randall McKenna: Paul Michael Valley. Henry Abadin: Kevin Gray. Skoda: J.K. Simmons. Munch: Richard Belzer. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Chris Meloni.
A year after she was raped, a woman (Tracy Pollan) follows her attacker (Neil Maffin) and reports his activities to the police. Mrs. Cleary: Evy O'Rourke. Lori Thatcher: Stina Nielsen. Schoenfeld: Rob Bartlett. Rothberg: Ned Eisenberg. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Chris Meloni.
Season 2, Episode 2
The case of an assaulted woman found in a park leads to an investigation involving a clash of cultures and a family's honor. Jaleel Amir: Anil Kumar. Prof. Husseini: Aasif Mandvi. Daoud Tarzi: Fridous Bamji. Post: Julian Gamble. Det. Campo: John Speredakos. Judge Seligman: Tom O'Rourke. Fin: Ice-T. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Chris Meloni.
Detectives investigate the murder of a man who was set on fire. Stephanie March stars as ADA Alexandria Cabot and Ice-T appears in the final scene as a detective.
Season 1, Episode 22
Detectives try to help a woman who claims that she was “trapped in a situation she cannot escape from.” Randolph Morrow: Andrew McCarthy. Audrey Jackson: Audra McDonald. Ilena Codrescu: Layla Alexander. Mrs. Morrow: Susan Floyd. Constanta Codrescu: Mary Lou Rosato. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 21
After a piano teacher (John Benjamin Hickey) is arrested for pedophilia, the detectives want a long-time student (Wilson Jermaine Heredia) to testify against him. Oslow: Tibor Feldman. Jonathon: Marc John Jefferies. Jonathon's Father: Joseph Edward. Judge Kevin Beck: Peter Francis James. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 20
A TV newswoman's on-air discussion of her assault leads to a case involving two fatal bombings. Sarah: Jennifer Esposito. Mark Krieger: Jason Field. William Lexner: Christopher Evan Welch. Tommy McConagh: Patrick Fitzgerald. Judge Kevin Beck: Peter Francis James. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 19
A forensic psychologist (Audra McDonald) is called in to help apprehend a serial rapist who preys on women in the subway. Nick Ganzner: Tom McCarthy. Sal Avelino: Sal Viscuso. Bruce Abbott: Bruce Bohne. Sidra Lonstein: Leonora Gershman. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 18
A teen's claim that she was assaulted by a man who befriended her on the Internet leads to a case involving pedophilia. Harry Waters: Reed Birney. Elaine: Ellen Muth. Karen Raye: Paz De La Huerta. Doris Harrington: Rita Gardner. ADA Eastman: Jenna Stern. Keith: Mark Matkevich. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 17
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. Dr. Ben Hadley: Robert Foxworth. Sharon Hadley: Anne Twomey. Ben Hadley Jr.: Bo Foxworth. Brad Weber: Richard Thompson. John Fenwick: Norbert Leo Butz. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
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. Jimmy: Denis O'Hare. Skoda: J.K. Simmons. ADA Fahey: Katherine Borowitz. Stan: Vincent Guastaferro. Carlos: Eugene Byrd. Alfonso: Rick Gonzalez. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 15
A crossover episode with "Law & Order" follows the investigation into a salesman's murder, which leads to a politically influential family. Regina Mulroney: Jane Alexander. Rumsey: Josef Sommer. Stephanie: Noelle Beck. Arthur Pruitt: Sean Cullen. Helen Katisch: Nahanni Johnstone. Briscoe: Jerry Orbach. McCoy: Sam Waterston. Green: Jesse L. Martin. Carmichael: Angie Harmon. Schiff: Steven Hill. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
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. Lyle Morris: John Driver. Jennifer Neal: Jenny Bacon. ADA Kathleen Eastman: Jenna Stern. Victoria Kraft: Judith Hawking. Lois Creen: Seana Kofoed. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Cragen: Dann Florek.
Season 1, Episode 13
The investigation of a judge's murder involves blackmail, sexual favors, and a convict's wife (Kathryn Meisle), who was a battered spouse.
The investigation of a multimillionaire's killing involves bisexual infidelities and a number of Russians. Katya: Nadine Stenovich. Christina Harlin: Deborah Rush. Adam Harlin: Christian Lincoln. Charles Poe: Russ Anderson. Alex: Olek Krupa. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 11
The investigation of a gay man's murder, following a party in his apartment building, involves an ex-con and his brother. Jesse Hansen: James McCaffrey. Ray: Alex Sullivan. Lorraine Hansen: Amy Ryan. Off. Bandolini: Peter Rini. Steven Hale: Stephen Barker Turner. William Langdon: Jerry Lanning. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Mariska Hargitay. Much: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 10
After being raped by an intruder, a waitress (Tracy Pollan) reports the crime...and has to deal with its aftermath. Kenneth Clearly: Neil Maffin. Benjy: Roger Bart. Jane Tyler: Olivia Birkelund. Sam Lardner: Michael Kell. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Cassidy: Dean Winters.
The investigation of the killing of a Wall Street stock analyst involves illicit financial dealings and sado-masochism. Martin: Geoffrey Nauffts. Amy: Francesca Faridany. Sho-Ling: Lourdes Benedicto. Mrs. Briggs: Maria Tucci. Kelp: Christopher McCann. McKuin: Gordon Joseph Weiss. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Munch: Richard Belzer.
Season 1, Episode 8
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. Richard White: Bruce Kirkpatrick. Kimberly Phillips: Allison Mackie. Louise Billings: Adrienne Dreiss. Barlow: Jack Hallett.
The murder of an 8-year-old boy leads to a case involving the rights of a convicted child molester (Stephen Bogardus) who has served his sentence and has returned to society. Jimmy G.: Ian Reed Kesler. Mike D.: Austin Lysy. Hank the Bartender: Steve Ryan. Mr. Davies: Myk Watford. Mrs. Davies: Caren Browning. Christopher James: Torquil Campbell.
After a female college student's body is found, the suspects include two basketball players from different backgrounds. Rouseau: Lothaire Bluteau. Mosley: Sean Squire. Couger: Kohl Sudduth. Father McCourt: George Martin. Rev. Clayton: Rev. Al Sharpton. Carmichael: Angie Harmon. Maureen: Erin Broderick.
After a travel writer is found murdered, the investigation involves his landlady (Patricia Richardson), her teen daughter (Lynn Collins) and the mother's beau (John Dossett).
Season 1, Episode 4
Stabler and Benson investigate the murder of a young woman mistaken for a prostitute.
Stabler and Benson (Chris Meloni, Mariska Hargitay) investigate the case of a beaten teen model who was dumped in front of a hospital.
The investigation of a woman's death involves three suspects: her psychiatrist (Dennis Boutsikaris), a TV anchor man (Michael Nouri) and the deceased's father (Paul Hecht). Ellen Travis: Laila Robins. Kathy Stabler: Isabel Gillies. ADA Abbie Carmichael: Angie Harmon.
Stabler and Benson (Chris Meloni, Mariska Hargitay) investigate a taxi driver's murder, a case that involves a false identity and revenge. Marta: Mili Avital. Anya: Gordana Rashovich. Kathy Stabler: Isabel Gillies. ADA Carmichael: Angie Harmon. Munch: Richard Belzer.