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The young author of a wildly successful S&M romance novel goes home with a famous television show host, who forces himself on her. Detectives Benson and Rollins work to convince the victim to file charges, with the assistance of a brash new Manhattan District Attorney. As the SVU squad digs into her background to uncover potential trial pitfalls, Detective Amaro uncovers a secret that threatens to destroy the young woman's career as well as her case.

Source: NBC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 14x3
Airdate: Wednesday October 10th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) Oct 18, 2012
DE (Vox) Nov 22, 2013
NZ (TV3) Jul 12, 2014

Guest Stars
Adam BaldwinAdam Baldwin
As Captain Steven Harris
Elizabeth MarvelElizabeth Marvel
As Adam Cain’s lawyer
Jane DashowJane Dashow
As Holly
Peter McRobbiePeter McRobbie
As Judge Walter Bradley
Raúl EsparzaRaúl Esparza
As Assistant D.A. Rafael Barba
Roger BartRoger Bart
As Adam Cain
Steve RosenSteve Rosen
As Counselor Michael Guthrie
Tonye PatanoTonye Patano
As Judge L Maskin
Anna ChlumskyAnna Chlumsky
As Jocelyn Paley
J. Elaine MarcosJ. Elaine Marcos
As Lisa Vaughn
Jay McInerneyJay McInerney
As Himself
Lucia SpinaLucia Spina
As Sara Palermo
Nava NamdarNava Namdar
As Jury Foreperson
Romy RosemontRomy Rosemont
As Kathleen Dobson

Steven ZirnkiltonSteven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration
Main Cast
Mariska HargitayMariska Hargitay
As Lieutenant Olivia Benson
Danny PinoDanny Pino
As Detective Nick Amaro
Kelli GiddishKelli Giddish
As Detective Amanda Rollins
Richard BelzerRichard Belzer
As Sergeant John Munch
As Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola
Dann FlorekDann Florek
As Captain Donald Cragen


The episode begins and Captain Steven Harris tells the team that, he will be around little longer as Cragen has yet been cleared for duty. But, as far as he knows Cragen would be coming back. On a talk show a woman named Jocelyn Bailey whose book on erotica is doing really well, is called. Later, Jocelyn and Adam the talk show host, have dinner together. The two, then end up having sex in a hotel room. Suddenly, he Adam slaps her and asks her to get down on the bed on all fours. She thinks he is being kinky and plays along. He then removes his belt and begins choking her with it, the scene then blacks out. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerJulie Martin (1)  |  Warren Leight  |  Dick Wolf  |  Peter Jankowski
Co-Executive ProducerArthur W. Forney  |  Michael Smith (7)  |  Ed Zuckerman
Supervising ProducerPeter Blauner  |  Kevin Fox
ProducerKenneth G. Brown (1)  |  Jonathan Starch
Co-ProducerJonathan Strauss  |  Michael Ciliento  |  Mark Dragin
Consulting ProducerGwendolyn Parker
Production DesignerDean Taucher
EditorLeon Ortiz-Gil
CastingLynn Kressel  |  Jonathan Strauss
MusicMike Post
Director of PhotographyMichael Green (5)
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