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Debbie Shields comes home to find her partner Ann Jackson being raped by a man wearing a haunting mask. Shields contacts Ann's father to notify him of her critical condition. As detectives Benson and Stabler interrogate Ann's father, Captain Jackson, his sordid past is revealed filled with sexual and alcohol addiction. Jackson's new role as a sex therapist is hindering the detectives from getting the information they need to solve the case and if Jackson won't comply, the detectives are going to have to get creative.

Episode Info

Episode number: 12x13
Airdate: Wednesday January 12th, 2011

Director: Donna Deitch
Writer: Speed Weed

Alternate Airdates:

BR (Universal) Feb 22, 2011
NL (Net 5) Dec 02, 2011
DE (Vox) Feb 29, 2012

  • Currently 9.3/10
9.3/10 (6 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Jeremy Irons
As Captain 'Cap' Jackson

Guest Stars
Chris Meyer
As Clay Gibson
Geoffrey Cantor
As Victor
Jennifer Roszell
As Linda
Jeremy Bobb
As Donny Greenway
Karen Ludwig
As guest star
Lindsey Kraft
As Courtney
Mariette Hartley
As Attorney Lorna Scarry
Melissa Sagemiller
As Assistant D.A. Gillian Hardwicke
A.J. Cook
As Debbie Shields
Chandler Williams
As Brett Kincaid
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
B.D. Wong
As Dr. George Huang
Tamara Tunie
As Dr. Melinda Warner, M.E.
Dann Florek
As Captain Donald Cragen
Steven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration (uncredited)


Two kids are using binoculars to spy on the building across the way.
They see a woman who is handcuffed to the bed, with duct tape over her
mouth. They soon realize she's being raped. Another woman arrives home,
and they fear what will happen to her. She tries to run, and the younger
boy runs to call 911 as the perpetrator is stomping on the second woman...

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerTed Kotcheff  |  Neal Baer  |  Peter Jankowski  |  Dick Wolf
Co-Executive ProducerDawn DeNoon  |  Peter Leto  |  Arthur W. Forney  |  Jonathan Greene  |  Daniel Truly
Supervising ProducerRandy Roberts
ProducerDavid DeClerque  |  Gail Barringer
Co-ProducerSpeed Weed
Consulting ProducerJudith McCreary
Production DesignerJeff Crye
EditorKaren I. Stern
CastingLynn Kressel
MusicMike Post
Director of PhotographyTom Weston (2)
Warning: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit season 12 episode 13 guide may contain spoilers
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