|←||SVU, Episode 4.15||→|
|Production number: E3120|
First aired: 7 February 2003
| Written By|
Tara Butters & Michele Fazekas
A body found in a car opens up an investigation into a worldwide child pornography ring, which takes Stabler halfway around the world.
The brutal rape and subsequent death of a female motorist turns out to be an informant for the FBI acting as a cyber vigilante for catching on-line pedophiles to capture the predators. Stabler, along with the homicide detective who found the victim's husband murdered, follow the trail of evidence for the latest victim she had been tracking, leading them to the US Attorney's Office and a trip to Prague for Stabler to assist the Czech authorities when they find the girl who was tricked into going there.
- 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 (credit only)
- Ice-T as Detective Odafin Tutuola (credit only)
- B.D. Wong as Dr. George Huang (credit only)
- Dann Florek as Captain Donald Cragen
- Joel de la Fuente as TARU Technician Ruben Morales
- Pam Grier as Assistant U.S. Attorney Claudia Williams
- William McNamara as Detective Sam Bishop
- Lothaire Bluteau as Erich Tassig
- Stephen Gevedon as Nicholas Taylor
- Zena Grey as Samantha Gilligan
- Ellen Lancaster as Mrs. Van Wagner
- David Deblinger as Ron Crowley
- Alexis Dziena as Mia Van Wagner
- Ben Bode as Mike Pearson
- Dagmara Dominczyk as Kate Logan
- Chris Mendoza as Dave
- Jeremy Webb as Technician Ted Grable
- P.J. Morrison as Uniform #1
- Chris Breslin as U.S. Customs Investigator
- Sarah Elliott as Kristen
- Gina Rose as Amy Taylor
- Rob Grader as Attorney Gerald Lockhart
- Tyler Alexander as Paramedic
- Jeff Blumenkrantz as Mike Schwartz
- Cherelle Cargill as Store Clerk
- Leonid Citer as Vendor
- Fulani Hart as Uniform #2
- William H. Burns as Uniform #3
- Michael Hajek as Czech Officer #2
- Frank Ciornei as Czech Officer #1
- Diane Bradley as Woman
- Bryan Michael McGuire as Man
- Steven Engle as Czech Officer #3 (uncredited)
- Bishop: [sits at Benson's desk and sees a photograph of her] Is this your partner?
- [Stabler, on the phone, nods]
- Bishop: Does she date?
- Stabler: A lot of guys. [resumes his phone call]
- Kate Logan: Eric Tassig isn't the only man profiting off the sale of children.
- Stabler: You don't do anything about it, huh?
- Kate Logan: Europol has no authority over the Czech citizens. As far as the Czech police, they have no incentive to stop it. There's too much money to be made handing out parking tickets to the German tourists. Look, this is the world that we live in, Detective Stabler. I should think in your line of work, you'd understand that.
- Stabler: In my line of work, we wouldn't just sit back and take it.
- Kate Logan: That's very noble, but as long as the demand for child exploitation exists, there's little we can do.
- Stabler: So what the hell are you doing here?
- Kate Logan: It's my job. What are you doing here?
- Woman: We don't know what people put on their website.
- Stabler: What are you telling me, lady? That you don't know what the website child.rape's all about? Shut up.
Background information and notes
- This episode is unique in Law & Order in that a green screen was used to insert a European city background behind Christopher Meloni, during the scene where Stabler first arrives in Prague. The vast majority of Law & Order is shot without the use of such an effect.
- This is only the second episode of any Law & Order that dealt with matters outside the country. The first was in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode "Manhunt," where Munch, Fin and Alex went to Canada.
Episode scene cards
New York Public Library
Parkside Grill Restaurant
U.S. Attorney's Office
Copy Pro Print Shop
United States Embassy
Teplice, Czech Republic
United States Embassy
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