Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 20, 1999
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

This hard-hitting and emotional series chronicles the life and crimes of the elite Special Victims Unit of the New York Police Department. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit was created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf. SVU celebrated its 300th episode in October 2012.

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 17 (2015-2016)

17x01 17 17x01 Criminal Pathology
The SVU is called to a familiar crime scene - the beach where serial killer Gregory Yates (guest star Dallas Roberts) buried his many victims. When another body washes ashore, Detective ...
Sep. 23, 2015
17x02 17 17x02 Devil's Dissections
The squad revisit a crime scene where bodies were buried by a serial killer. Rollins tries to get a confession, but the killer reveals shocking new info instead.
Sep. 23, 2015
17x03 17 17x03 Transgender Bridge
15 year-old Avery Parker (guest star Christopher Dylan) walks home from school through Fort Tryon Park when she's surrounded by a group of rowdy boys. Taunts and jokes intensify to ...
Sep. 30, 2015
17x04 17 17x04 Institutional Fail
A starving toddler found wandering the streets alone leads detectives to the home of Manuela Ozuna (guest star Jessica Pimental) and another child in grave condition. The police question ...
Oct. 07, 2015
17x05 17 17x05 Community Policing
In the pursuit of an SVU rape suspect, detectives from another precinct shoot and kill an unarmed black man. As racial tensions rise in the city, Barba (Raúl Esparza) is tasked to ...
Oct. 14, 2015
17x06 17 17x06 MATERNAL INSTINCTS
Rollins' (Kelli Giddish) mother Beth (Madsen) throws her a baby shower while the SVU reports to a four-star hotel where a famous violinist was raped by her colleague, Anton Krasnikov ...
Oct. 21, 2015
17x07 17 17x07 Patrimonial Burden
The SVU investigates an unraveling web of secrets when the virtuous 13 year-old daughter of a famous reality TV family discovers she's pregnant.
Nov. 04, 2015
17x08 17 17x08 Melancholy Pursuit
The hunt for a missing teenage girl takes an emotional toll on Sgt. Dodds (Andy Karl), and DNA evidence becomes a crucial lead in finding the girl's abductor.
Nov. 11, 2015
17x09 17 17x09 Depravity Standard
Lt. Benson (Mariska Hargitay) seeks justice in the trial of child abductor Lewis Hodda (returning guest star Tom Sizemore), but when a plea deal is rejected, Barba (Raúl Esparza) ...
Nov. 18, 2015
17x10 17 17x10 Catfishing Teacher
A high school student plans a clandestine hookup with his female teacher but ends up in a far more sinister situation.
Jan. 06, 2016
17x11 17 17x11 Townhouse Incident
Benson (Mariska Hargitay) is taken hostage when she tries to stop a violent home invasion.
Jan. 13, 2016
17x12 17 17x12 A Misunderstanding
A murky he-said, she-said date rape case ruins the futures of two high school students.
Jan. 20, 2016
17x13 17 17x13 Forty-One Witnesses
A woman is followed home and raped outside her building, where several neighbors witness the crime but fail to call for help.
Feb. 03, 2016
17x14 17 17x14 Nationwide Manhunt
Chicago P.D. detectives Lindsay (guest star Sophia Bush) and Dawson (guest star Jon Seda) join the SVU in the hunt for two escaped murderers (returning guest stars Dallas Roberts ...
Feb. 10, 2016
17x15 17 17x15 Collateral Damages
An undercover sting leads to the takedown of an online pedophile ring and the arrest of two high-profile suspects. Starring Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Kelli Giddish, Raúl Esparza ...
Feb. 17, 2016
17x16 17 17x16 Star Struck Victims
When a lack of evidence leads Barba (Raúl Esparza) to drop rape charges against a popular actor, Rollins (Kelli Giddish) takes matters into her own hands.
Feb. 24, 2016
17x17 17 17x17 Manhattan Transfer
An investigation into the sexual exploitation of underage Catholic schoolgirls leads to shocking charges against judges, legislators, DAs, and members of the NYPD.
Mar. 02, 2016
17x18 17 17x18 Unholiest Alliance
When one of their own is implicated in a cover-up, the SVU struggles to unravel a sex trafficking operation deeply-rooted in government offices, the police department, and the Catholic ...
Mar. 23, 2016
17x19 17 17x19 Sheltered Outcasts
Detective Carisi (Peter Scanavino) lives undercover at a homeless shelter to determine if one of its sex offender residents is the suspect in a string of neighborhood rapes.
Mar. 30, 2016
17x20 17 17x20 Fashionable Crimes
RICHARD BELZER RETURNS AS DETECTIVE JOHN MUNCH - A young model is raped by a renowned fashion house photographer, who looks to his successful brother to make the charges disappea ...
May. 04, 2016
17x21 17 17x21 Assaulting Reality
The producers of a reality dating series make Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and the SVU part of the show when they investigate a contestant's claim that she was raped.
May. 11, 2016
17x22 17 17x22 Intersecting Lives
A corrections officer (Garrett) is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates in and out of prison, and the union that supports him targets Barba and the SVU.
May. 18, 2016
17x23 17 17x23 Heartfelt Passages
When the investigation of Corrections Officer Gary Munson deepens, he and his union take drastic actions that threaten the lives of ADA Barba and the SVU squad. 17th Season Final ...
May. 25, 2016

Season 17 Characters

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Season 17 Videos

Twisted Sister
Twisted Sister (01:40)

New Autopsies, New Discoveries
New Autopsies, New Discoveries (04:57)

Dodds Needs a Confession
Dodds Needs a Confession (03:53)

Benson Kicked Off SVU??
Benson Kicked Off SVU?? (05:30)

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Season 17 Trivia

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