Law and Order
"Silent Night, Hateful Night"
SVU, Episode 23.10
Production number: 23010
First aired (US): 6 January 2022
First aired (CAN): 6 January 2022
First aired (AUS): 3 February 2022
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Teleplay By
Julie Martin & Kathy Dobie & Warren Leight

Story By
Warren Leight

Directed By
Norberto Barba


The Special Victims Unit is called in to help investigate a wave of hate crimes on Christmas Eve. Rollins catches up with an old flame.




Main cast

Recurring cast

Guest cast

  • John Patrick Jordan as Tom Nolan
  • Brendan D. Hickey as Logan Smith
  • Coco Jourdana as FBI Agent Lisa Holt
  • Anthony E. Williams as FBI Agent Strick
  • Keith Nobbs as Darko Pavic
  • Michael Laurence as Robert Paul Byers
  • Yael Shavitt as Deborah Getz
  • Bronte England-Nelsen as Susan Nolan
  • Addie Morales as Marina Alves
  • Raekwon Haynes as Jahrique Galloway
  • Matthew Laureano as Antonio Juarez
  • Nave Murray as Julius Lee
  • Ratnesh Dubey as Hardeep Singh
  • Brendan Hickey as Logan Smith
  • Tom Ukah as Father Fatoye
  • Mia Pinero as Angelica
  • Luka Van Herksen as Dalen
  • Renee Ternier as Monika
  • Dawn Yanek as 1NYC Reporter
  • Rozie Bacchi as Concierge
  • Mahmoud Mahmoud as Restaurant Owner
  • Amy Sheehan as Bodega Owner




Background Information and Notes

  • Declan Murphy returned after a seven-year absence, his last appearance being in the seventeenth season.
  • It is revealed Declan has been promoted to Captain.
  • Ruz has been promoted to Detective.
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"People Vs Richard Wheatley"
"Silent Night, Hateful Night"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Season 23
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