Law and Order
Law and Order
"Father's Shadow"
SVU, Episode 13.13
Production number: 13013
First aired (US): 8 February 2012
First aired (UK): 3 June 2012
First aired (CAN): 8 February 2012
First aired (AUS): 3 May 2012
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Written By
Julie Martin & Warren Leight

Directed By
Jean de Segonzac

Detective Benson finds herself in danger when a rape investigation spirals into a hostage crisis.


An aspiring actress is found unconscious in Central Park with drugs in her system and evidence of sexual trauma. Detectives Benson and Amaro pay a visit to the reality show producer for whom she had auditioned just before the attack, and stop him from assaulting another actress on the casting couch. The detectives arrest the producer, but the situation turns dangerous when his distraught son takes drastic action in order to get his father out of jail. Meanwhile, Benson and Executive ADA David Haden grow closer.


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