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When a school nurse notices several injuries on a young girl, the SVU detectives are called in to investigate. A closer look at her family reveals a mother struggling to manage the violent outbursts of her nine year old son. As the SVU squad and the visiting Dr. Huang debate an appropriate course of treatment, the situation rapidly explodes into a dangerous standoff. Meanwhile, Detective Amaro tries to establish a relationship with his newly discovered son.

Source: NBC


Episode Info


Episode number: 14x19
Airdate: Wednesday April 03rd, 2013


Alternate Airdates:

UK (UNIVERSAL CHANNEL) Apr 28, 2013
AU (ten) May 23, 2013

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (3 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Hope Davis
As Viola Mesner

Guest Stars
Alex Manette
As Tom Mesner
Recurring
Andrea Navedo
As Cynthia Mancheno
Recurring
B.D. Wong
As Dr. George Huang
Recurring
Jaden Matthew Rodriguez
As Gil Mancheno
Recurring
Jessica Phillips
As Assistant D.A. Pippa Cox
Recurring
Adam Dannheisser
As Adam Burke
Andrea Gallo
As Nurse
Brooke Liddell
As Ruby Mesner
Emily Dorsch
As Hannah Schwartz
Ethan Cutkosky
As Henry Mesner
Jerome McIntosh
As Fire Fighter
Jessica Zinder
As Alanis Grey
Kiley Liddell
As Ruby Mesner
Kyle Sutton
As Toby Burke
Larisa Polonsky
As Irina Janovic
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
Ice-T
As Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola
Dann Florek
As Captain Donald Cragen
Steven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration (uncredited)

Recap

The episode begins with Irina, a babysitter, looking after two little kids, Henry and Ruby, in a busy household. In school, Ruby is shown sitting at the nurse’s office and telling the nurse that her head and her stomach hurts. The nurse finds a bump on Ruby’s head and a bruise on her stomach. She looks worried. Nick and Olivia arrive at the school after they are informed about Ruby’s injuries. Olivia has a talk with Ruby, who says she was pushed by a monster. Ruby’s mom is called in and she tells Olivia and Nick that Irina dropped Ruby off at school and also that Ruby was fine, when she left home in the morning. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
Executive ProducerJulie Martin (1)  |  Michael Smith (7)  |  Warren Leight  |  Peter Jankowski  |  Dick Wolf
Co-Executive ProducerArthur W. Forney  |  Ed Zuckerman
Supervising ProducerKevin Fox  |  Peter Blauner
ProducerJonathan Starch  |  Kenneth G. Brown (1)
Co-ProducerJonathan Strauss  |  Mark Dragin  |  Michael Ciliento
Consulting ProducerGwendolyn Parker
Production DesignerDean Taucher
EditorJames Austin Stewart
CastingJonathan Strauss  |  Lynn Kressel
MusicMike Post
Director of PhotographyMichael Green (5)
 
Warning: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit season 14 episode 19 guide may contain spoilers
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