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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Episode: "Authority"

Season 9, Episode 17
Episode Synopsis: 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.
Original Air Date: Apr 29, 2008
Guest Cast Robin Williams: Merritt Rook Joel de la Fuente: TARU Tech Ruben Morales Ramsey Faragallah: Dr. Sandip Joe Scarborough: Himself Mike Edwards: ESU Lieutenant Angelique Cinelu: Marcie Monica Raymund: Trini Martinez Didi Conn: Joanie Mo Rocca: Hermie Scott Adsit: Dwight Lomax Matthew Stadelmann: Joel Guy A. Fortt: UNI Fagen Brynn Thayer: Christina Mike Doyle: CSU Tech O'Halloran Audrie Neenan: Judge Lois Preston
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Season 9, Episode 17
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Aired: 4/29/2008
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Premiered: September 20, 1999, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Sexual assaults, domestic disputes and kidnappings are often the primary focus of this crime show, which follows New York City detectives working in a specialized division within the police department. The first spin-off of "Law & Order," this series has featured many high-profile guest stars. Richard Belzer brought his character from "Homicide: Life on the Street," Det. John Munch, to the show after the cancellation of the Baltimore-based series.

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