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.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 5 (2003-2004)
|5x01 Tragedy |
In a race against time to find a woman with a high-risk pregnancy who's kidnapped as approaches her delivery date, Benson and Stabler are faced with more than one suspect willing to ...
|Sep. 23, 2003|
|5x02 Manic |
Benson and Stabler enlist Huang's help in probing the connection between the deaths of two high school students and an illegal marketing campaign by a major pharmaceutical company. ...
|Sep. 30, 2003|
|5x03 Mother |
Although they are hampered by doctor-patient confidentiality as they investigate the near-fatal beating of a psychiatrist who may have been attacked by one of her patients, Benson and ...
|Oct. 07, 2003|
|5x04 Loss |
Investing the brutal rape and murder of an undercover federal agent and forced to use discretion in order to protect the identities of those agents in the field, the detectives arrest ...
|Oct. 14, 2003|
|5x05 Serendipity |
A dead baby is found in a gutter, sending the detectives on a hunt for its mother. She too turns up dead, and the clues point to a dermatologist whose DNA happens to match the evidence ...
|Oct. 21, 2003|
|5x06 Coerced |
In resolving the kidnapping case of a little boy by a schizophrenic, Stabler uncovers further crimes at an adult group home with Huang's help.
|Oct. 28, 2003|
|5x07 Choice |
After a man is arrested for attacking his pregnant wife and then seeks to have her charged her with neglect for drinking during her pregnancy, Benson learns that this is not the first ...
|Nov. 04, 2003|
|5x08 Abomination |
After the homosexual poster-boy for a sexual re-education group is found murdered, the detectives suspect an outspoken minister who was in the process of flooding the victim with hate ...
|Nov. 11, 2003|
|5x09 Control |
The mutilation of a subway commuter leads the detectives to discover their "victim" may be the perpretator in abducting women and forcing them to live in his dungeon for several years ...
|Nov. 18, 2003|
|5x10 Shaken |
The discovery of a beaten infant leads Stabler and Cragen on a search for the attacker who may be a pedophile. When the medical evidence shows that the injuries were a result of shaken ...
|Nov. 25, 2003|
|5x11 Escape |
When a convicted pedophile, desperate to prove his innocence before his terminally ill mother dies, escapes from prison and kidnaps his accuser to force him to recant his story, Benson ...
|Dec. 02, 2003|
|5x12 Brotherhood |
The murder and sodomy of a local fraternity pledge master leads the detectives to his pornographic web site, which features college girls at a local bar. Further investigation points ...
|Jan. 06, 2004|
|5x13 Hate |
After a man accused of the murders of three Arabs claims that he was genetically and biologically predisposed to hatred and violence, Benson and Stabler dispel the fallacy of his defense ...
|Jan. 13, 2004|
|5x14 Ritual |
The investigation into the death of a young boy who appears to be the victim of a ritualistic killing leads to the discovery that he was one of many children smuggled from Nigeria to ...
|Feb. 03, 2004|
|5x15 Families |
The investigation into the death of a pregnant teenager exposes a long-held family secret which precipitates another violent death and the destruction of two families.
|Feb. 10, 2004|
|5x16 Home |
A mentally ill woman's paranoia intensifies after her innocent-bystander husband is murdered during a robbery, fueling her descent into child abuse, abandonment, and death.
|Feb. 17, 2004|
|5x17 Mean |
The conviction of a group of sociopathic high school bullies who turned one of their own from a victimiser into a torture murder victim escalates the systematic peer abuse at their ...
|Feb. 24, 2004|
|5x18 Careless |
The investigation into the death of a foster child, who passed out at a midnight exorcism, leads to charges of neglect and murder for the foster parents and the social worker.
|Mar. 02, 2004|
|5x19 Sick |
The prosecution of a suspected pedophile is impeded by parents who refuse to produce their molested child for questioning to avoid losing the millions they were paid through a non-disclosure ...
|Mar. 30, 2004|
|5x20 Lowdown |
When the death of a prosecutor is staged using information gleaned from a co-worker's caseload, Novak endangers her career to obtain a confession.
|Apr. 06, 2004|
|5x21 Criminal |
When it becomes obvious that a forensics expert raped and murdered a student, the investigation focuses on a criminology professor Cragen arrested decades earlier for similar crimes, ...
|Apr. 20, 2004|
|5x22 Painless |
After finding a woman handcuffed to her bed with a bag over her head, the detectives believe it was a homicide. Later on the detectives find out the woman had been planning her suicide ...
|Apr. 27, 2004|
|5x23 Bound |
A nurse, whose brother owns the home-nursing company she works for, takes her childhood abandonment frustrations of her mother out on the rich elderly women the company cares for, leaving ...
|May. 04, 2004|
|5x24 Poison |
A child is taken to a hospital after passing out, and it is discovered that she had a huge amount of detergent in her stomach. The first suspect is the mom and her daughter claims that ...
|May. 11, 2004|
|5x25 Head |
A boy is accused of being molested after his soccer game, but he doesn't admit to it. His pricipal, and his soccer coach are the prime suspects.
|May. 18, 2004|
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