Season 13 Episodes

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Rhodium Nights

Season 13, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/23/2012
The team investigate the death of an underage escort at a wild bachelor party.
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Strange Beauty

Season 13, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/16/2012
Detective Rollins' chance encounter with a desperate teen in a cab means a new case for the team
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Learning Curve

Season 13, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/9/2012
Fin's son's fiance is beaten by a gang targeting gays just as Ken is ready to announce the marriage to his father.
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Father Dearest

Season 13, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/2/2012
Is a sperm donor father trying to have babies with the children he fathered, or could it be part of an even more fiendish plot?
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Street Revenge

Season 13, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/25/2012
The task of find a serial rapist becomes more difficult when a team of neighborhood vigilante "superheroes" starts trying to avenge the crimes.
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Valentine's Day

Season 13, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/18/2012
A husband believes that he's witnessed his wife's rape during a video call from overseas.
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Justice Denied

Season 13, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/11/2012
Benson's relationship with ADA Hayden threatens to be exposed after she discovers that she helped put the wrong man in prison eight years earlier for rape.
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Child's Welfare

Season 13, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/29/2012
Detective Benson's half-brother Simon Marsden (Michael Weston) turns up in New York after a five year absence.
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Hunting Ground

Season 13, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/22/2012
Detective Benson and Executive ADA Haden's (Harry Connick, Jr.) romantic weekend is interrupted by a case.
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Home Invasions

Season 13, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/15/2012
A surprising revelation about Detective Rollins threatens her future in the Special Victims Unit.
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Father's Shadow

Season 13, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/8/2012
After auditioning for a reality show, a woman is found in Central Park unconscious, with drugs in her system and evidence of sexual assault; Detective Benson and Executive ADA Haden (Harry Connick Jr.
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Official Story

Season 13, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/18/2011
The powerful CEO of a private military contractor is confronted by protesters and later found drugged and sexually assaulted in a park.
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Theatre Tricks

Season 13, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/11/2012
An actress in an interactive theater production is raped on stage, while the audience believes it to be part of the show.
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Spiraling Down

Season 13, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/7/2011
From NBC: A military colleague (guest star Dominic Fumusa) of Detective Amaro's (Danny Pino) wife reports his 14-year-old daughter missing.
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Lost Traveler

Season 13, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/30/2011
From NBC: A Romani child disappears on his way home from school. Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Amaro (Danny Pino) interview the distraught parents, who are distrustful of the police.
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Educated Guess

Season 13, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/16/2011
From NBC: A man in custody at a mental hospital claims to have witnessed a rape in a break room. Despite the witness' shaky credibility the SVU begins an investigation, but the alleged victim, Gia Eskas (guest star Lyonne), denies being assaulted.
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Russian Brides

Season 13, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/9/2011
From NBC: When a young woman is found brutally murdered, the SVU detectives use her distinctive tattoos to identify her as a recently engaged Russian mail-order bride (guest star Izabella Miko).
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True Believers

Season 13, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/2/2011
From NBC: A young music student (Sofia Vassilieva) is raped at gunpoint in her own apartment, but with her help, the SVU squad makes a quick arrest.
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Missing Pieces

Season 13, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/19/2011
From NBC: A young woman visiting from Buffalo claims that her car was stolen outside a Manhattan convenience store with her baby still buckled in the backseat.
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Double Strands

Season 13, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/12/2011
From NBC: A dancer is followed home and raped by a man with a distinctive tattoo and the details of the attack remind Rollins (Giddish) of a serial rapist she was tracking back home.
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Blood Brothers

Season 13, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/5/2011
From NBC: When a pregnant thirteen-year-old girl refuses to identify her baby's father, Benson (Hargitay) and the SVU squad work to determine if she was raped.
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Personal Fouls

Season 13, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/28/2011
From NBC: As Coach Ray Masters is inducted to the Metro Basketball Hall of Fame by former students Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh, an ex-player accuses the coach of sexually abusing him as a child.
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Scorched Earth

Season 13, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/21/2011
From NBC: The detectives of the Special Victims Unit are called to the scene when a hotel maid reports being assaulted by Italian diplomat Robert Distasio.