SVU, Episode 18.03
Production number: 18003
First aired: 5 October 2016
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SVU 1803
Written By
Rick Eid & Gavin Harris

Directed By
Jean de Segonzac




A man tears a family apart when he uses a prominent fake identity to lure a vulnerable wife and mother into his bed. Barba argues that the evidence amounts to rape, but he's faced with a powerful defense attorney and a skeptical judge.


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Recurring cast

Guest cast




Olivia Benson: I'm doing the right thing.
Rafael Barba: I know. That's what worries me.

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Mercy Hospital
365 West 32nd Street
Thursday, September 15

Hudson University
504 Riverside Drive
Friday, September 16

Hudson University
504 Riverside Drive
Friday, September 16

Apartment of
Tom Metcalf
341 West 38th Street
Monday, September 19

5 6 7 8

The Strathmore
77 Grand Street
Monday, September 19

Motions Court
Part 14
Tuesday, September 27

Supreme Court
Part 14
Wednesday, September 28

Supreme Court
Part 14
Thursday, September 29

Previous episode:
"Making a Rapist"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Season 18
Next episode:
"Heightened Emotions"
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