Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order - Special Victims Unit

Season 6 pushes hot-topic issues to the limit with provocative storylines and performances from the show’s cast and guest stars. Kyle McLachlan (Desperate Housewives) appears as a psychiatrist who resorts to a shockingly desperate act in the courtroom. Billy Campbell (The 4400) plays a professor accused of rape in a special episode where the audience decides the final verdict. Jennette McCurdy (iCarly) stars as a sexual abuse victim who accuses the wrong suspect, Martin Short (Saturday Night Live) is a psychic hired to assist in a kidnapping and Danielle Panabaker (Shark) plays a victim in an episode that will keep you guessing to the end. Det. Elliot Stabler (Emmy-nominated Christopher Meloni) and Det. Olivia Benson (Emmy Award winner Mariska Hargitay) join Det. John Munch (Richard Belzer), Det. Fin Tutuola (Ice-T), ADA Casey Novak (Diane Neal), Dr. George Huang (B.D. Wong) and Capt. Don Cragen (Dann Florek) to complete the unit.
Season 6 pushes hot-topic issues to the limit with provocative storylines and performances from the show’s cast and guest stars. Kyle McLachlan (Desperate Housewives) appears as a psychiatrist who resorts to a shockingly desperate act in the courtroom. Billy Campbell (The 4400) plays a professor accused of rape in a special episode where the audience decides the final verdict. Jennette McCurdy (iCarly) stars as a sexual abuse victim who accuses the wrong suspect, Martin Short (Saturday Night Live) is a psychic hired to assist in a kidnapping and Danielle Panabaker (Shark) plays a victim in an episode that will keep you guessing to the end. Det. Elliot Stabler (Emmy-nominated Christopher Meloni) and Det. Olivia Benson (Emmy Award winner Mariska Hargitay) join Det. John Munch (Richard Belzer), Det. Fin Tutuola (Ice-T), ADA Casey Novak (Diane Neal), Dr. George Huang (B.D. Wong) and Capt. Don Cragen (Dann Florek) to complete the unit.

Season 6 (23 episodes)

  • 1. Birthright

    Original air date: 09/21/2004 Runtime: 43:45 min.

    Original air date: 09/21/2004 Runtime: 43:45 min. Six-year-old Patty Branson (guest star Abigail Breslin), is almost abducted in Central Park while her father reads the paper. Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Stabler (Christopher Meloni) investigate to find out that the men who attacked her are actually P.I.'s, and have been hired by Michele Osborne (guest star Lea Thompson) to kidnap Patty, claiming she is Patty's real mother. M.E. Warner (guest star Tamara Tunie) conducts a DNA test to prove the child's true biological mother. Meanwhile, Benson traces the source of the confusion about the child's origins back to a fertility doctor. Dann Florek, Richard Belzer, Ice-T, Diane Neal, and B.D. Wong also star.

  • 2. Debt

    Original air date: 09/28/2004 Runtime: 42:37 min.

    Original air date: 09/28/2004 Runtime: 42:37 min. A young mother who is a Chinese immigrant disappears and when the detectives try and find her, they discover a deadly prostitution ring of illegal aliens.

  • 3. Obscene

    Original air date: 10/12/2004 Runtime: 43:33 min.

    Original air date: 10/12/2004 Runtime: 43:33 min. A sexy young TV star is attacked, and the evidence suggests a radio shock jock who may have gone too far. Dana Delany and Lewis Black guest star.

  • 4. Scavenger

    Original air date: 10/19/2004 Runtime: 42:39 min.

    Original air date: 10/19/2004 Runtime: 42:39 min. A deranged riddler copying a serial killer from the past leads the detectives on a wild goose chase.

  • 5. Outcry

    Original air date: 10/26/2004 Runtime: 43:40 min.

    Original air date: 10/26/2004 Runtime: 43:40 min. A teenager, who was raped, tells numerous versions of her story and finally names her rapist, but after all the lies it's hard to tell if she's telling the truth.

  • 6. Conscience

    Original air date: 11/09/2004 Runtime: 43:53 min.

    Original air date: 11/09/2004 Runtime: 43:53 min. A young boy is kidnapped and killed by his teenage neighbor.

  • 7. Charisma

    Original air date: 11/16/2004 Runtime: 43:51 min.

    Original air date: 11/16/2004 Runtime: 43:51 min. A religious fanatic kills a house full of kids, and because of his cult-like influence, it is hard to track him down.

  • 8. Doubt

    Original air date: 11/23/2004 Runtime: 42:45 min.

    Original air date: 11/23/2004 Runtime: 42:45 min. A classic he said/she said unfolds when a graduate student claims she was raped by one of her advisors, but there are two sides to the story.

  • 9. Weak

    Original air date: 11/30/2004 Runtime: 43:28 min.

    Original air date: 11/30/2004 Runtime: 43:28 min. A serial rapist preys on weak women, and his crimes get more heinous as he progresses.

  • 10. Haunted

    Original air date: 12/07/2004 Runtime: 41:26 min.

    Original air date: 12/07/2004 Runtime: 41:26 min. When Fin is seriously injured in a shootout at the bodega, the ensuing publicity leads him to resolve a case from his past.

  • 11. Contagious

    Original air date: 01/11/2005 Runtime: 42:27 min.

    Original air date: 01/11/2005 Runtime: 42:27 min. A nine-year-old girl is hospitalized after a car accident and doctors discover she was sexually molested, but finding her attacker is very difficult when she is not always telling the truth.

  • 12. Identity

    Original air date: 01/18/2005 Runtime: 42:52 min.

    Original air date: 01/18/2005 Runtime: 42:52 min. A gang member is killed from a fall off a roof after an attempted sexual assault, and the alleged victim has a deep dark secret.

  • 13. Quarry

    Original air date: 01/25/2005 Runtime: 43:18 min.

    Original air date: 01/25/2005 Runtime: 43:18 min. A flier sent to Benson (Mariska Hargitay) pinpointing the remains of a boy who disappeared in 1980 leads to the murder of the boy's surprise killer.

  • 14. Game

    Original air date: 02/08/2005 Runtime: 43:39 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2005 Runtime: 43:39 min. A prostitute is run down and beaten to death, and although the cops think the death might be work-related, her demise is actually linked to a bizarre video game.

  • 15. Hooked

    Original air date: 02/15/2005 Runtime: 42:57 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2005 Runtime: 42:57 min. A teenage girl who moonlighted as a hooker is killed, and the tragedy is made worse when it's revealed she was HIV positive.

  • 16. Ghost

    Original air date: 02/22/2005 Runtime: 42:59 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2005 Runtime: 42:59 min. A series of drug related hits lead the cops back to the same man who attempted to kill A.D.A. Cabot (Stephanie March), and she returns to help solve the case.

  • 17. Rage

    Original air date: 03/01/2005 Runtime: 42:41 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2005 Runtime: 42:41 min. Stabler (Christopher Meloni) interrogates a child rapist and killer who he let get away before, and he is desperate to not let that happen again.

  • 18. Pure

    Original air date: 03/08/2005 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2005 Runtime: 42:34 min. A virgin disappears and is later found murdered, and a psychic who seems to know all the answers is briefly a suspect, then cleared, then linked to the crime.

  • 19. Intoxicated

    Original air date: 03/29/2005 Runtime: 43:08 min.

    Original air date: 03/29/2005 Runtime: 43:08 min. An abused teenager, who falls in love with a 21 year-old man, is harassed by her mother, who winds up dead.

  • 20. Night

    Original air date: 05/03/2005 Runtime: 43:46 min.

    Original air date: 05/03/2005 Runtime: 43:46 min. A woman who was raped dies from a heart attack, and the serial rapist is a rich boy who preys on defenseless illegal immigrant women.

  • 21. Blood

    Original air date: 05/10/2005 Runtime: 43:21 min.

    Original air date: 05/10/2005 Runtime: 43:21 min. Drug related crimes turn into a case of elder abuse, with the victim afraid to confront her abuser, her own son.

  • 22. Parts

    Original air date: 05/17/2005 Runtime: 42:57 min.

    Original air date: 05/17/2005 Runtime: 42:57 min. A dismembered body leads the detectives to an illegal body part ring, and reunites them with Amy Solwey (Marlee Matlin), the deaf physician who had gone to jail for assisting suicide.

  • 23. Goliath

    Original air date: 05/24/2005 Runtime: 42:52 min.

    Original air date: 05/24/2005 Runtime: 42:52 min. Two police officers who turn violent against their wives are linked to an anti-malaria drug, administered to them by the U.S. Army.