20 Best Law and Order SVU episodes

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: 911 (2005)
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A little girl calls for help, claiming she's being held hostage, but the team has to keep her on the line to track her down. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Zebras (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
CSU Stuckey's careless error causes a deranged killer to go free on a technicality. Later, more signature killings emerge, and more people connected to the case may be targeted. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Fault (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A serial paedophile murders members of a family and kidnaps the two younger children. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Undercover (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
When a teenage girl says a corrections officer raped her and has also been threatening her mother in prison, Benson risks her own safety to go deep undercover and investigate. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Wildlife (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Stabler is shot while working undercover investigating a violent animal smuggling ring believed to be connected to a young woman's murder. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Paternity (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The discovery of a lost boy leads detectives to a case involving the rape and murder of a nanny, and an automobile accident puts the lives of Stabler's wife and unborn child in jeopardy. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Alternate (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A woman's child is missing, but her multiple personalities make finding out what happened to the child more difficult. And the case is further complicated by the appearance of the woman's sister and the murder of their parents. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Perverted (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Detective Benson claims that she is being framed for the brutal murder and mutilation of a biker, but how can she explain away the discovery of her DNA on the murder weapon? (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Loss (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Investigating the brutal rape and murder of an undercover federal agent and forced to use discretion... (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Demons (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Det. Stabler goes undercover to determine if a recent parolee is reverting to his rapist urges. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Wrath (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Three people are found murdered, all unconnected to each other, except to that of cases that Detective Benson has investigated. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Pure (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After an 18-year-old girl is kidnapped, psychic Sebastian Ballentine comes forward claiming to have information on the killings... (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Scavenger (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The entire squad races against the clock to solve the puzzles and uncover the clues scattered throughout the city by a serial killer who is taunting them to find him and the next victims on his list. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Infiltrated (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The environmental group Olivia is infiltrating for the FBI is accused of murdering the CEO of a pharmaceutical company. But when she discovers that the crime may be sexual in nature, she conducts her own independent investigation. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Philadelphia (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Olivia finds her biological brother in New Jersey, but discovers that he is under investigation by local police for sexual crimes... (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Risk (2003)
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When cans of baby formula are found to be filled with cocaine, Detective Elliot Stabler, with the help of Detective Olivia Benson and the rest of SVU, goes undercover to bust open the world of corporate drug trafficking. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Spooked (2009)
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A grisly double homicide appears to be drug related, but the FBI soon becomes involved, and Benson and Stabler are led toward a new motive. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Raw (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
An investigation of a horrific school sniper attack leads the team to a particularly obnoxious Neo-Nazi group. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Crush (2009)
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Over the course of a complex "sexting" case involving an abused teenage girl, the team encounters a corrupt family court judge who hands down unusually harsh sentences for borderline sexual offenses. (60 mins.)
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Pretend (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The investigation into an extreme fighting death leads to the discovery of a 28-year-old woman posing as a 16-year-old high school student. (60 mins.)