|"Real Fake News"|
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|Production number: 18017|
First aired: 3 May 2017
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When the Special Victims Unit are asked to debunk a rumor surrounding a Congressman, they are surprised to find it lead towards something more deplorable. Also, Benson and Rollins get targeted by a risqué website.
- Mariska Hargitay as Lieutenant Olivia Benson
- Kelli Giddish as Detective Amanda Rollins
- Ice-T as Detective Odafin Tutuola
- Peter Scanavino as Detective Dominick Carisi, Jr.
- Raúl Esparza as A.D.A. Rafael Barba (credit only)
- Tabitha Holbert as A.D.A. Rose Callier
- Bronwyn Reed as Lucy Huston
- Barbara Miluski as Judge Lisa Peck
- Jack Nawada-Braunwart as Noah Porter-Benson
- Patch Darragh as Ron Duca
- Kevin Carolan as Ronald Fleming
- Stephen Park as Eugene Lee
- Brian McCarthy as Malcolm Barnstable
- Roslyn Ruff as Computer Crimes Tech
- James Waterston as Congressman Luke Bolton
- Naiya Ortiz as Marian
- Michael Baldwin as Vincent Johnson
- Justin Ahdoot as Raj Garg
- Jonathan Marimow as Jerry
- Hadasa Isolino as Christabel
- Kristen Solis as Maria
- Shea Grant as Daughter
- Stefanie Chan as Underage Girl
- Fin [while watching Olivia interrogate Ron Duca]: Think she's gonna rip his head off?
- Rollins: If she doesn't, I will.
Background information and notes
- James Waterston is the real-life son of Sam Waterston.
- This episode was ripped from the headlines of the Pizzagate" fake news scandal.
Episode scene cards
Coral Dragon Restaurant
One Police Plaza
One Police Plaza
Varsity Restaurant Supplies
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