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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 17

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Season 17, Episode 01 Devil's Dissections (1)

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Sep 24, 2015
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Devil's Dissections (1) Sep 24, 2015 In Part 1 of the two-part 17th-season opener, the squad revisit a crime scene where bodies were buried by a serial killer. Rollins tries to get a confession, but the killer reveals shocking new info instead.

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Season 17, Episode 01 Devil's Dissections

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Sep 23, 2015
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Devil's Dissections Sep 23, 2015 The SVU is called to a familiar crime scene - the beach where serial killer Gregory Yates (guest star Dallas Roberts) buried his many victims. When another body washes ashore, Detective Rollins (Kelli Giddish) tries to coax him into confessing, but the surprising information he provides sends shockwaves through the police department. As the case goes to court, Barba (Raúl Esparza) faces off against two hotshot defense attorneys in a trial that leads to blackmail, an incriminating confession, a new victim and a fugitive suspect. Part One of Two.

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Season 17, Episode 02 Criminal Pathology (2)

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Sep 24, 2015
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Criminal Pathology (2) Sep 24, 2015 In the conclusion of the two-part 17th-season opener, a serial killer reveals shocking new info, and problems in the case mount as Barba faces slick lawyers in court.

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Season 17, Episode 03 Transgender Bridge

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Oct 1, 2015
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Transgender Bridge Oct 1, 2015 When a transgender teen is assaulted by high school bullies, the case quickly escalates to tragedy, and the squad agonizes over whether the punishment fits the crime.

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Season 17, Episode 04 Institutional Fail

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Oct 8, 2015
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Institutional Fail Oct 8, 2015 A malnourished toddler is found wandering and leads police to another ill child from the same home. The investigation eventually lands the Department of Child Services in hot water. Meanwhile, Chief Dodds tells Benson to expect some changes at her squad.

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Season 17, Episode 05 Community Policing

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Oct 15, 2015
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Community Policing Oct 15, 2015 An unarmed black man is shot by three police officers who claim they were following proper procedure while pursuing a rape suspect. As racial tensions mount throughout the city, Barba indicts the three cops.

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Season 17, Episode 06 Maternal Instincts

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Oct 22, 2015
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Maternal Instincts Oct 22, 2015 A violinist is raped by her colleague, but he doesn't remember committing the crime and claims he was drugged and robbed by a hired escort. Meanwhile, Rollins' mother throws a baby shower for her; and Sgt. Mike Dodds reports to work at the SVU squad.

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Season 17, Episode 07 Patrimonial Burden

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Nov 5, 2015
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Patrimonial Burden Nov 5, 2015 When a pious TV family's reputation is shattered by a teen pregnancy scandal, SVU uncovers the reality behind the reality show.

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Season 17, Episode 08 Melancholy Pursuit

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Nov 12, 2015
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Melancholy Pursuit Nov 12, 2015 The search for a missing teenager takes an emotional toll on Dodd, DNA could lead to the teen's abductor.

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Season 17, Episode 09 Depravity Standard

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Nov 19, 2015
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Depravity Standard Nov 19, 2015 Lt. Benson seeks justice in the trial of child abductor Lewis Hodda, but when a plea deal is rejected, Barba must rely on decades-old evidence to make his case and faces off against former SVU colleague Dr. Huang.

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Season 17, Episode 10 Catfishing Teacher

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Jan 7, 2016
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Catfishing Teacher Jan 7, 2016 A high school student plans a clandestine hookup with his female teacher but ends up in a far more sinister situation.

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Season 17, Episode 11 Townhouse Incident

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Jan 14, 2016
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Townhouse Incident Jan 14, 2016 Benson is taken hostage when she tries to stop a home invasion.

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Season 17, Episode 12 A Misunderstanding

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Jan 21, 2016
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A Misunderstanding Jan 21, 2016 A murky he-said, she-said date rape case ruins the futures of two high school students.

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Season 17, Episode 13 Forty-One Witnesses

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Feb 4, 2016
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Forty-One Witnesses Feb 4, 2016 A woman is followed home and raped outside her building, where several neighbors witness the crime but fail to call for help.

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Season 17, Episode 14 Nationwide Manhunt (I)

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Feb 11, 2016
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Nationwide Manhunt (I) Feb 11, 2016 Chicago P.D. detectives Lindsay and Dawson join the SVU in the hunt for two escaped murderers (returning guest stars Dallas Roberts and Jefferson Mays) they helped to convict.(Part 1 of a 2-part Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Chicago P.D. crossover)

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Season 17, Episode 15 Collateral Damages

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Feb 18, 2016
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Collateral Damages Feb 18, 2016 Two high-profile suspects are arrested in the takedown of an online pedophile ring following a sting operation.

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Season 17, Episode 16 Star-Struck Victims

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Feb 25, 2016
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Star-Struck Victims Feb 25, 2016 When a lack of evidence leads Barba to drop rape charges against a popular actor; Rollins takes matters into her own hands.

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Season 17, Episode 17 Manhattan Transfer

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Mar 3, 2016
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Manhattan Transfer Mar 3, 2016 A sexual exploitation case involving Catholic schoolgirls results in surprising charges against people in esteemed leadership positions, including judges, lawmakers, lawyers and cops.

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Season 17, Episode 18 Unholiest Alliance

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Mar 24, 2016
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Unholiest Alliance Mar 24, 2016 When one of their own is implicated in a cover-up, the SVU struggles to unravel a sex trafficking operation deeply-rooted in government offices, the police department, and the Catholic Church.

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Season 17, Episode 19 Sheltered Outcasts

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Mar 31, 2016
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Sheltered Outcasts Mar 31, 2016 Detective Carisi lives undercover at a homeless shelter to determine if one of its sex offender residents is the suspect in a string of neighborhood rapes.

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Season 17, Episode 20 Fashionable Crimes

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May 5, 2016
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Fashionable Crimes May 5, 2016 A young model is raped by a renowned fashion house photographer, who looks to his successful brother to make the charges disappear.

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Season 17, Episode 21 Assaulting Reality

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May 12, 2016
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Assaulting Reality May 12, 2016 The producers of a reality TV dating series make Benson and the SVU team part of the show when they investigate a contestant's claim that she was raped.

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Season 17, Episode 22 Intersecting Lives (1)

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May 19, 2016
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Intersecting Lives (1) May 19, 2016 A corrections officer is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates in and out of prison, and the union that supports him targets Barba and the SVU.

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Season 17, Episode 23 Heartfelt Passages (2)

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May 26, 2016
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Heartfelt Passages (2) May 26, 2016 When the investigation of Corrections Officer Gary Munson deepens, he and his union take drastic actions that threaten the lives of ADA Barba and the SVU squad.

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