Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 8, Episode 1

Informed (19 Sep. 2006)

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When a particularly brutalized rape victim resists all efforts to help her, Olivia takes her as a cause and turns up an old acquaintance during the investigation.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. George Huang (as B.D. Wong) (credit only)
Haley Kerns
Alan Campbell ...
Mitchell Hissam
Persephone James (as Joanna P. Adler)
John O'Creagh ...
Sheriff Bailey
Lisa Strum ...
Tonya Majeski


While investigating on an "unreported rape" case, Det. Olivia Benson crosses paths, once again, with FBI agent Dana Lewis - whom she'd encountered, last year, during a hate crime, on children, at a public school - and discovers that the rape victim is an FBI "informant"; The FBI agent, and Det. Benson, join forces - to track down a suspected rapist/terrorist; Agent Lewis, then, gives Det. Benson an offer she can't resist...! Written by CrabbyLion 2370

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Olivia going undercover for the FBI at the end of the episode was a story arc created so Mariska Hargitay could go on maternity leave. See more »


When Detective Elliott Stabler (Christopher Meloni) is knocked to the ground by the force of the dynamite explosion, the impact as he hits the ground wounds the left side of his head and he's shown having bled severely. The next time we see him - too soon for the wound to have healed naturally - his head looks normal and there's no sign of the injury. See more »


Detective Olivia Benson: Elliot told me to tell you you're nuts.
FBI Agent Dana Lewis: That's just the concussion talking.
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Interesting episode
23 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Detective Benson runs into the feds when investigating a rape of a woman. When at the victims apartment she runs into FBI agent Star form the previous episode 'Raw'. They team up to find the victim and learn that there is a plot for a bomb. Detective Stabler goes with Star to a cabin and finds dynamite. Olivia goes under cover with the victim and finds out she was behind it. The victim was shot in the process of trying to stop the bomb.Olivia was arrested because the group did not know she was a cop. Star approaches Olivia and asks her to go undercover. Olivia ends up going under cover not telling any of the other Detectives.

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