In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories. Add to my shows


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Our Words Will Not Be Heard 22x11
friday
A high-profile activist suspects her sister has been kidnapped by a hate group. Garland and Benson push for change with NYPD brass. Kat gets some good news.

season 1

 
Slaves 01x22
20.05.2000
Detectives try to help a woman who claims that she was "trapped in a situation she cannot escape from."
 
Nocturne 01x21
13.05.2000
After a piano teacher is arrested for pedophilia, the detectives want a long-time student to testify against him.
 
Remorse 01x20
06.05.2000
A TV newswoman's on-air discussion of her assault leads to a case involving two fatal bombings.
 
Contact 01x19
29.04.2000
A forensic psychologist (Audra McDonald) is called in to help apprehend a serial rapist who preys on women in the subway.
 
Chat Room 01x18
15.04.2000
A teen's claim that she was assaulted by a man who befriended her on the Internet leads to a case involving pedophilia.
 
Misleader 01x17
01.04.2000
The daughter-in-law of the leader of a religious group is found strangled in a New York hotel room. The suspects include a colleague and a thief.
 
The Third Guy 01x16
26.02.2000
After two teens are caught in connection to an assault and robbery of an elderly woman, it's apparent that the attack was committed by someone else.
 
Entitled, Part 1 01x15
19.02.2000
The detectives of Special Victims Unit team with the 27th Precinct to investigate a salesman's murder, leading them to a politically influential family. When the case goes to court, McCoy finds the matriarch to be a formidable opponent.
 
Limitations 01x14
12.02.2000
Faced with the expiration of a statute of limitations, the staff tries to find a rapist involved in three assaults that occurred five years earlier.
 
Disrobed 01x13
05.02.2000
The investigation of a judge's murder involves blackmail, sexual favors, and a convict's wife (Kathryn Meisle), who was a battered spouse.
 
Russian Love Poem 01x12
22.01.2000
The investigation of a multimillionaire's killing involves bisexual infidelities and a number of Russians.
 
Bad Blood 01x11
15.01.2000
The investigation of a gay man's murder, following a party in his apartment building, involves an ex-con and his brother.
 
Closure 01x10
08.01.2000
After being raped by an intruder, a waitress (Tracy Pollan) reports the crime...and has to deal with its aftermath.
 
Stocks & Bondage 01x09
30.11.1999
The investigation of the killing of a Wall Street stock analyst involves illicit financial dealings and sado-masochism.
 
Stalked 01x08
23.11.1999
A killing leads to a case in which the murderer is someone who stalks his victims...and Benson (Mariska Hargitay) finds that she's a target.
 
Uncivilized 01x07
16.11.1999
The murder of an 8-year-old boy leads to a case involving the rights of a convicted child molester who has served his sentence and has returned to society.
 
Sophomore Jinx 01x06
26.10.1999
Benson and Stabler investigate a female student's murder at a local college. When they develop two suspects on the basketball team, they experience resistance from the college, which is trying to preserve its reputation and its chance at an upcoming championship.
 
Wanderlust 01x05
19.10.1999
After a travel writer is found tied up with a woman's undergarments choking off his air supply, Benson and Stabler initially suspect his landlord's boyfriend, but suspicion soon turns to the landlord and her teenage daughter. Both seem far too interested in what their tenant is doing with his time.
 
Hysteria 01x04
12.10.1999
Stabler and Benson investigate the murder of a young woman mistaken for a prostitute.
 
...Or Just Look Like One 01x03
05.10.1999
Stabler and Benson investigate the case of a beaten teen model who was dumped in front of a hospital.
 
A Single Life 01x02
28.09.1999
When the body of Gretchen Quinn is found wearing only a red slip after having gone through an upper-story window, Benson and Stabler soon find out that "Gretchen Quinn" never existed.
 
Payback 01x01
21.09.1999
The grisly murder and dismemberment of a New York cabbie draws the elite Special Victims Unit of the NYPD, including veteran Detective Elliot Stabler and his partner, Olivia Benson, who soon discover that the victim had assumed the identity of another man.

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