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An aspiring actress is found unconscious in Central Park with drugs in her system and evidence of sexual trauma. Detectives Benson and Amaro pay a visit to the reality show producer for whom she had auditioned just before the attack, and stop him from assaulting another actress on the casting couch. The detectives arrest the producer, but the situation turns dangerous when his distraught son takes drastic action in order to get his father out of jail. Meanwhile, Benson and Executive ADA David Haden grow closer.

Episode Info

Episode number: 13x13
Airdate: Wednesday February 08th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) May 03, 2012

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (3 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Harry Connick, Jr.
As Executive A.D.A. David Haden
Linus Roache
As Bureau Chief Michael Cutter

Guest Stars
Christopher Stadulis
As Sharpshooter
Corey Carthew
As ESU Officer
Joselin Reyes
Karen Tsen Lee
As Medical Examiner
Kelly Karbacz
As Jess Whitley
Michael Mastro
As Judge D. Serani
Mimi Ferraro
As guest star
Robert Klein
As Dwight Stanitch
Robin De Jesus
As Jose Silva
Cameron Monaghan
As Eddie Sandow
Charlotte Graham
As Mallory Jenner
Chris Butler
As Sergeant Mullin
David Warshofsky
As Chief Duggan
Debra Kay Anderson
As Moderator
Emma Rayne Lyle
As Lily Whitley
Ilene Kristen
As Eddie’s Mother
Katie Flahive
As Alicia Sandow
Mark Junek
As Jeffery Baxter
Michael McKean
As Burt Sandow
Miranda Lambert
As Lacey Ford
Main Cast
Mariska Hargitay
As Sergeant Olivia Benson
Danny Pino
As Detective Nick Amaro
Kelli Giddish
As Detective Amanda Rollins
Richard Belzer
As Sergeant John Munch
As Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola
Dann Florek
As Captain Donald Cragen
Steven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration (uncredited)


The scene opens with Benson speaking at a professional law enforcement conference when the entrance of ADA David Haden catches her eye. They share a smiling glance as Haden takes his seat. Later, Haden and Benson walk out together discussing cities around the world they would like to visit. Haden asks if she's interested in grabbing a bite to eat. Benson wants to say yes but declines because she's still on duty. Haden is disappointed but understands. Mallory Jenner, an aspiring actress, enters the casting office of a reality show. She excitedly shakes the hand of the show's producer, Fred Sandow, his assistant, Jess, and his associate producer and son, Eddie. Mallory is visibly nervous. After a couple takes, Fred asks his assistant and son to leave the room. Once they're gone, Fred gives her one-on-one direction to best showcase her personality. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerWarren Leight  |  Ted Kotcheff  |  Peter Jankowski  |  Dick Wolf
Co-Executive ProducerJulie Martin (1)  |  Arthur W. Forney  |  Bryan Goluboff
Supervising ProducerPeter Leto  |  Randy Roberts  |  Mark Goffman
ProducerGail Barringer  |  Robin Veith  |  David DeClerque
Co-ProducerJonathan Strauss  |  Mark Dragin
Consulting ProducerJudith McCreary
Associate ProducerMichael Ciliento
Production DesignerDean Taucher
EditorJames Austin Stewart
CastingLynn Kressel  |  Jonathan Strauss
MusicMike Post
Costume DesignerTina Nigro
Director of PhotographyMichael Green (5)
Story EditorDavid Matthews
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