Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 12, Episode 16

Spectacle (9 Feb. 2011)

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After a sexual assault is broadcast over a university Intranet, Stabler is led to a computer expert on campus who is threatening to kill the victim if SVU doesn't look into the disappearance of his brother in 2003.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Munch (credit only)
Dr. Melinda Warner (credit only)
Greg Engels
Denise Lute ...
Miriam Penner
Pamela Stewart ...
Mrs. Harmon (as Pamela Holden Stewart)
Carl Cooper


After the sexual assault of a young woman is videotaped and featured on a campus-wide intranet feed, detectives Elliot Stabler and Odafin "Fin" Tutola go in search of the victim and her attacker. As they delve into the investigation, it becomes clear that the perpetrator created a spectacle to draw attention to his own issues. Written by NBC Publicity

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When Miriam Penner("Denise Lute" qv) is being looked into Stabler ("christopher Meloni" qv) says she has a green station wagon registered with the DMV but when they show up to her residence it is midnight blue See more »


Detective Elliot Stabler: It's called the bystander effect. No one does anything because they think someone else will.
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