Sep. 20, 1999
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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 5 (2003-2004)

5x01 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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