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Detectives Benson and Amaro are called to the scene when an unconscious woman with signs of physical trauma is found in a river near the Mayor's home. With the victim in a coma, the squad races to identify and account for her prior whereabouts. They uncover a wild side to an otherwise normal wife and mother, and the investigation reaches an unsettling conclusion.

Source: NBC

Episode Info

Episode number: 14x23
Airdate: Wednesday May 15th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) Jun 20, 2013


Guest Stars
Bridget BarkanBridget Barkan
As Jogger
Max BakerMax Baker
As Colin Bennett
Richard ThomasRichard Thomas
As Nat Randolph
Seamus Davey-FitzpatrickSeamus Davey-Fitzpatrick
As Wayne Randolph
Tamara TunieTamara Tunie
As Dr. Melinda Warner, M.E.
Christopher SearsChristopher Sears
As Todd Harper
Danielle LiebermanDanielle Lieberman
As Maureen Walsh
Jesse ColemanJesse Coleman
As Grant Randolph
Kerry ButlerKerry Butler
As Ariel Randolph
Nick MillsNick Mills
As Phil Desapio
Ranjit ChowdhryRanjit Chowdhry
As Hotel Manager
Rhys CoiroRhys Coiro
As Santiago
Russell SaylorRussell Saylor
As Charley Landry
Waymon ArnetteWaymon Arnette
As Jasper Barron

Steven ZirnkiltonSteven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration
Main Cast
Mariska HargitayMariska Hargitay
As Sergeant 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 with a woman enjoying a concert at a hotel. She is handed a pill by one of the guests, which she reluctantly has. One of the band members comes down from the stage to dance with this woman. While they are dancing, the guest, who handed the pill to the woman, joins her on the dance floor. Suddenly, Ariel, the woman, begins to feel weird about something and rushes out, saying she wants to go home. She steps out of the hotel on her own. The next day, in a park, while strolling with her baby, a woman sees Ariel, lying motionless on a row boat stranded in a pond. She immediately calls the cops. ..

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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
EditorLeon Ortiz-Gil
CastingJonathan Strauss  |  Lynn Kressel
MusicMike Post
Director of PhotographyMichael Green (5)
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