Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 17
S17 E01Sep 24, 2015
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.
S17 E01Sep 23, 2015
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.
S17 E02Sep 24, 2015
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.
S17 E03Oct 1, 2015
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.
S17 E04Oct 8, 2015
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.
S17 E05Oct 15, 2015
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.
S17 E06Oct 22, 2015
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.
S17 E07Nov 5, 2015
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.
S17 E08Nov 12, 2015
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.
S17 E09Nov 19, 2015
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.
S17 E10Jan 7, 2016
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.
S17 E11Jan 14, 2016
Townhouse Incident Jan 14, 2016 Benson is taken hostage when she tries to stop a home invasion.
S17 E12Jan 21, 2016
A Misunderstanding Jan 21, 2016 A murky he-said, she-said date rape case ruins the futures of two high school students.
S17 E13Feb 4, 2016
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.
S17 E14Feb 11, 2016
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)
S17 E15Feb 18, 2016
Collateral Damages Feb 18, 2016 Two high-profile suspects are arrested in the takedown of an online pedophile ring following a sting operation.
S17 E16Feb 25, 2016
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.
S17 E17Mar 3, 2016
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.
S17 E18Mar 24, 2016
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.
S17 E19Mar 31, 2016
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.
S17 E20May 5, 2016
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.
S17 E21May 12, 2016
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.
S17 E22May 19, 2016
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.
S17 E23May 26, 2016
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.