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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 Joel de la Fuente: TARU Tech Ruben Morales Mo Rocca: Hermie Joe Scarborough: Himself Robin Williams: Merritt Rook Scott Adsit: Dwight Lomax Guy A. Fortt: UNI Fagen Didi Conn: Joanie Angelique Cinelu: Marcie Audrie Neenan: Judge Lois Preston Ramsey Faragallah: Dr. Sandip Mike Doyle: CSU Tech O'Halloran Brynn Thayer: Christina Monica Raymund: Trini Martinez Mike Edwards: ESU Lieutenant Matthew Stadelmann: Joel
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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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