|←||SVU, Episode 15.02||→|
|Production number: 15002|
First aired: 25 September 2013
| Written By|
Julie Martin & Warren Leight
An abandoned child leads the SVU to a dangerous kidnapper and more victims.
A young boy is abandoned in Times Square and leads the detectives to the house where his family lives. Inside, they find a locked basement where more victims await rescue, and work to solve decades-old cold cases.
- Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson
- Danny Pino as Detective Nick Amaro
- Kelli Giddish as Detective Amanda Rollins
- Richard Belzer as Sergeant John Munch (credit only)
- Ice-T as Detective Odafin Tutuola
- Raúl Esparza as A.D.A. Rafael Barba
- Dann Florek as Captain Donald Cragen
- Dean Winters as Officer Brian Cassidy
- Bill Irwin as Dr. Peter Lindstrom
- Dashiell Eaves as Officer Kevin Donlan
- Michael Massee as Michael "Pa" Williams
- Angela Christian as April "Ma" Hendricks
- Agatha Nowicki as Kayla "Sissy" Greyland
- Xander Franco as Buddy
- Henry Russell as Faith Greyland
- Donald Mackay as Scott Greyland
- Sanja Danilovic as Dagmara Williams
- Omar Scroggins as George Brown
- Rick Lyon as MO-MO
- Angela Lewis as Rhonda "Auntie" Davis
- T.J. Mannix as Tony Minetti
- Sidné Anderson as Colleen Bedford
- Sydney James Harcourt as State Trooper
- Cragen (to Olivia): It was too soon for you to come back to SVU.
- Olivia (to Cragen): If you can't trust me, then I'm done.
- Olivia: You know what I've seen is that people who have gone through unfair, horrific experiences is that they have this will. And when they get support; a chance, they can not only survive, they can thrive.
Background information and notes
- The episode is based on the Ariel Castro kidnappings case.
- Coincidentally, this episode shares many similarities to the 2015 film Room, which also focused on the story of a women held captive and her child.
- Rick Lyon, best known as original cast member and puppet builder behind the award-winning musical Avenue Q, makes an appearance as the man in the Times Square Mo-Mo costume.
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