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|Production number: E1428|
First aired: 23 March 2001
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When male prostitutes turn up beaten or worse in hotel rooms, the Detectives uncover a dangerous male escort service.
The beating of a young man uncovers a dangerous male escort service where the boss may have reasons for sending her staff on potentially deadly dates.
- Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler
- Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson
- Richard Belzer as Detective John Munch
- Stephanie March as A.D.A. Alexandra Cabot
- Ice-T as Detective Odafin Tutuola
- Dann Florek as Captain Donald Cragen
- Eddie Cahill as Tommy Dowd
- Simon Jones as Darien Marshall
- J. Tucker Smith as Gary Sutton
- Linda Stephens as Mrs. Dowd
- Marguerite MacIntyre as Darlene Sutton
- Darien Sills-Evans as CSU Tech Foster
- Richard Holmes as James Coe
- Patricia Kalember as Leslie DeSantis
- Susan Stahnke as Hotel Manager
- Lee Bryant as Claudia Baines Marshall
- Stuart Zagnit as Harrison Barnett
- Mark Zimmerman as Defense Attorney Katz
- Leo V. Finnie III as Bartender Joe
- Mercedes Herrero as Sarah Dolan
- Todd Williams as Uniform #1
- Colin Egglesfield as Steven
- Debra Eisenstadt as Lab Tech Ellen Matthews
- John Harris as Leo the Photographer
- Amanda Naughton as Lisa the Bride
- Jeff Robins as Bartender Bill
- Greg Stuhr as Uniform #2
- Stephen Bienskie as Ira the Groom
"Don't people have sex in bed anymore?"
"The Earth must have moved."
"And he saw stars."
- - Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler
"Maybe I should become an escort."
"Don't quit your day job."
- - John Munch and Odafin Tutuola
"I am not staying in here with all these cancer-causing particles flying around."
"Stop worrying. As an African-American you're statistically far more likely to die of diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease."
"Or a bullet."
- - Odafin Tutuola and John Munch
Background information and notes
- This is actress Patricia Kalember's first appearance in a Special Victims Unit episode. In this episode she played Leslie DeSantis, but in the following episodes she would play recurring character Judge Taten.
- This is actor J.K. Simmons' last appearance as Dr. Emil Skoda in an episode from Special Victims Unit. He would continue to play the role on Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Episode scene cards
Man about town
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