205: Baby Killer
In a story ripped from the headlines, a 7 year-old boy shoots his 6 year-old classmate. Aside from grappling with the political and emotional fallout of the event, the SVU detectives must also track down how the little boy got the gun in the first place. The trail leads to neighborhood drug dealers.
When a college student, Kelly D'Leah (guest star Tammy Blanchard), is found on campus unconscious, with evidence of sexual assault and no memory of the night before, Detectives Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Stabler (Christopher Meloni) must determine what events led to the young woman's apparent rape.
The SVU detectives have 72 hours to save a little girl who has been taken by a serial killer. Their best leads lie in the memory of a young girl who previously escaped her captor. Unfortunately, the girl's traumatized mother refuses to allow the detectives to talk to her daughter as she wants to protect her from any further stress.
102: First In Line
A desperate father, played by Henry Czerny, holds an entire hospital staff hostage in order to get the heart transplant that his daughter is entitled to so that she will not die. Our team, lead by Parker's negotiations, finds initial success in convincing the man to calm down. But in the end, his desperation gets the best of him, and the father has to be ambushed by our team. He goes to prison, but Ed reveals to him in jail that his daughter does get the long awaited heart transplant.
104: Asking For Flowers
When a cop is taken hostage on his boat, the SRU pulls out all the stops to rescue their brother in arms. But their sympathies shift when they realize the cop is a viciously abusive husband, and that the woman holding the gun is his battered wife's older sister. Wordy connects with the conflict, as he reveals he helped his wife out of an abusive situation with her former husband.