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After finding a dead baby in a plastic bag in the sewer, the detectives find the mother, also dead, in her nearby apartment. After talking to her doctor the detectives discover that the mother had planned to give her baby up for adoption and the adoptive parents were paying her doctor's bills. During the investigation they meet Casey Novak, the new A.D.A.

Remade for Закон и порядок: отдел оперативных расследований

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x5
Production Number: E4408
Airdate: Tuesday October 21st, 2003

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Net 5) Sep 02, 2008

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9/10 (1 Vote cast)
Guest Stars
Audrie J. Neenan
As Judge Lois Preston
Barbara Garrick
As Kelly Wolcott
Carol Maillard
As Secretary
Dan Ziskie
As Dr. Curtis
Don Puglisi
As Assistant
Fred Dalton Thompson
As District Attorney Arthur Branch
Greg Vaccarello
As Uniform Officer #1
Joel Marsh Garland
As Building Manager
Karen Mason (1)
As Miss Giddens
Paulina Gerzon
As Alicia Hahn
Peter Hermann
As Counselor Trevor Langan
Rebecca Wisocky
As Curious Woman
Tamara Tunie
As Dr. Melinda Warner, M.E.
Alexander Tufel
As Peter Nesller
Anna George
As Josephine
Anne L. Nathan
As Volunteer #1
Bonnie Rose
As Carol Lucero
Caralyn Kozlowski
As Mrs. Newlands
Dan Mahoney
As Neighbor #2
Edwin Briscoe
As Uniform Officer #2
Jack Gilpin
As Ron Wolcott
Jolie Peters
As Molly Stratton
Martin Donovan (2)
As Dr. Archibald Newlands
MaryLouise Burke
As Marcy Cochran
Nick Sullivan
As Dr. Dean Kern
Olivia Crocicchia
As Courtney Jones
Main Cast
Christopher Meloni
As Detective Elliot Stabler
Mariska Hargitay
As Sergeant Olivia Benson
Richard Belzer
As Sergeant John Munch
As Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola
Diane Neal
As Assistant D.A. Casey Novak
B.D. Wong
As Dr. George Huang
Dann Florek
As Captain Donald Cragen
Steven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration (uncredited)
Episode Notes
Remade as the Закон и порядок: отдел оперативных расследований (Russian Version) episode "Прокол (Piercing)" (S03E11)

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerDick Wolf  |  Peter Jankowski  |  Neal Baer  |  Ted Kotcheff
Co-Executive ProducerRoz Weinman  |  Lisa Marie Petersen  |  Patrick Harbinson  |  Dawn DeNoon  |  Arthur W. Forney
Supervising ProducerMichele Fazekas  |  Tara Butters  |  Randy Roberts  |  Jonathan Greene
ProducerPeter Leto  |  David DeClerque
Co-ProducerGail Barringer
Associate ProducerSheyna Kathleen Smith
Production DesignerDean Taucher
EditorNancy Forner
CastingJonathan Strauss  |  Julie Tucker  |  Lynn Kressel
Unit Production ManagerGail Barringer
MusicMike Post
Director of PhotographyGeoffrey Erb
Executive Story EditorAmanda Green  |  Jose Molina
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