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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 18 Episodes

21 Episodes 2016 - 2017

Episode 1

Terrorized

Wed, Sep 21, 2016 60 mins

In the 18th-season opener, a child is discovered wandering alone in Central Park, and the search for his parents leads to clues about a planned mass-casualty event in New York City. Further complications arise when the child's mother claims she's been raped and tortured.

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Episode 2

Making a Rapist

Wed, Sep 28, 2016 60 mins

Newly tested DN evidence leads to the exoneration of a prisoner who served 16 years for a rape conviction. However, he's investigated again one day later in the wake of a shocking new crime.

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Episode 3

Imposter

Wed, Oct 5, 2016 60 mins

A man uses a fake identity to lure a woman into a relationship, and lives are damaged in the process. Barba then charges the man with rape, but he faces an uphill battle in court.

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Episode 4

Heightened Emotions

Wed, Oct 12, 2016 60 mins

An athlete is raped, but she has a hidden double life, which, if exposed, could damage the case and dash her Olympic aspirations. Meanwhile, Rollins sees her sister, who's out on parole.

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Episode 5

Rape Interrupted

Wed, Oct 26, 2016 60 mins

A police sergeant's son is accused of rape, and the sergeant puts Benson in a tough spot when he makes her chose between loyalty and duty.

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Episode 6

Broken Rhymes

Wed, Nov 9, 2016 60 mins

The CEO of a record label is questioned by police, and so is his protégé, because they may be linked to the assault of a transgender art student in a public restroom.

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Episode 7

Next Chapter

Wed, Jan 4, 2017 60 mins

A masked man rapes a woman, and she believes he's the same criminal who stalked her in the past. Meanwhile, Tucker ponders his retirement and his future with Benson.

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Episode 8

Chasing Theo

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 60 mins

A 6-year-old vanishes in the middle of a wild party his mother was hosting, and the search for the child leads Benson to reflect on her own role as a parent.

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Episode 9

Decline and Fall

Wed, Jan 18, 2017 60 mins

A powerful family unite and close ranks when one family member is accused of rape by a bartender.

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Episode 10

Motherly Love

Wed, Feb 8, 2017 60 mins

A teenager stops an assault on his mom by using a rifle, and the attacker turns out to be someone he knows.

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Episode 11

Great Expectations

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 60 mins

Top youth hockey players are investigated by the squad following a violent hazing incident in a locker room.

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Episode 12

No Surrender

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 60 mins

An army ranger struggles to recover from a sexual assault, leading Fin to revisit his military roots.

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Episode 13

Genes

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 60 mins

An investigation hits a nerve with Benson when a suspect claims his genetics causes him to commit rape.

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Episode 14

Net Worth

Wed, Mar 29, 2017 60 mins

A top-level investment banker accuses her billionaire client of rape.

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Episode 15

Know It All

Wed, Apr 5, 2017 60 mins

A man under investigation for rape and murder threatens to expose the secrets of those working the case.

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Episode 16

The Newsroom

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 60 mins

A news anchor makes an on-air disclosure of rape against her boss, leading Benson and Barba ask witnesses to put their jobs on the line.

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Episode 17

Real Fake News

Wed, May 3, 2017 60 mins

A congressman is falsely accused of soliciting underage girls and asks the squad to debunk the rumour, but their investigation leads them to unearth a real sex-trafficking ring. Meanwhile, Benson and Rollins become the targets of a salacious website.

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Episode 18

Spellbound

Wed, May 10, 2017 60 mins

The squad investigate a charismatic spiritual healer after a client claims he incapacitated her and assaulted her while using hypnosis.

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Episode 19

Conversion

Wed, May 17, 2017 60 mins

A young woman is raped by a member of her church group, and Barba builds a case arguing that the First Amendment doesn't entitle a person to break the law.

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Episode 20

American Dream

Wed, May 24, 2017 60 mins

A hate crime is committed against a Muslim family, resulting in the death of their daughter. Things get complicated when a crucial witness in the case is deported, forcing Barba to drop the charges against a suspect.

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Episode 21

Sanctuary

Wed, May 24, 2017 60 mins

In the 18th-season finale, two families seek justice for their loved ones in the wake of a suspect's unexpected release. Before long, public protests on the matter escalate to violence, leading Benson to go to desperate lengths to make an arrest.

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