Season 2

The 2nd season of the television series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premiered October 20, 2000 and ended May 11, 2001 on NBC. The show remained in its time slot, Friday nights at 10:00 p.m. Eastern / 9:00 p.m. Central. As Neal Baer's first year producing the show, the second season was accompanied by drastic changes in tone. Additionally, the series began to increase its focus on trial scenes with the addition of an Assistant District Attorney for sex crimes to the cast.

Season episodes list 2

S02E01

S02E01 : Wrong Is Right 8.17/10 (aired on 10/20/2000)

Stabler's daughter, Maureen, bears witness to a horrific crime scene: the murder of a man who was…
S02E02

S02E02 : Honor 7.79/10 (aired on 10/27/2000)

The vicious assault of an Afghan diplomat's daughter uncovers clues that may suggest Taliban…
S02E03

S02E03 : Closure (2) 8.39/10 (aired on 11/03/2000)

Stabler and Benson investigate a sexual assault very similar to one they worked six months ago…
S02E04

S02E04 : Legacy 8.27/10 (aired on 11/10/2000)

An abused 7-year-old girl lays comatose as the detectives investigate members of her dysfunctional…
S02E05

S02E05 : Baby Killer 8.19/10 (aired on 11/17/2000)

The tragic shooting death of a young girl leads investigators to a little boy, and they soon…
S02E06

S02E06 : Noncompliance 7.99/10 (aired on 11/24/2000)

The question of patients' rights surfaces when a schizophrenic man refusing to take his medication…
S02E07

S02E07 : Asunder 7.98/10 (aired on 12/01/2000)

The truth behind the alleged rape of a woman by her police officer husband comes to light when a…
S02E08

S02E08 : Taken 8.28/10 (aired on 12/15/2000)

The case of a seventeen-year-old rape victim during the opening festivities of a luxury hotel takes…
S02E09

S02E09 : Pixies 7.59/10 (aired on 01/12/2001)

The investigation of a gymnast's murder involves her strict trainer, a wealthy benefactor and a…
S02E10

S02E10 : Consent 7.78/10 (aired on 01/19/2001)

A college girl is raped during a frat party, but can't remember anything that happened. The…
S02E11

S02E11 : Abuse 7.81/10 (aired on 01/26/2001)

Stabler and Benson suspect parental neglect may have led to the tragic death of the son of two…
S02E12

S02E12 : Secrets 7.67/10 (aired on 02/02/2001)

A case involving the rape and murder of a teacher hits a snag after the woman's illicit sexual…
S02E13

S02E13 : Victims 7.99/10 (aired on 02/09/2001)

A former police officer, now a community activist, is a suspect in the murders of known sex…
S02E14

S02E14 : Paranoia 7.96/10 (aired on 02/16/2001)

The rape of a veteran police officer, who trained Benson, is first linked to her ex-husband's…
S02E15

S02E15 : Countdown 8.55/10 (aired on 02/23/2001)

The detectives become a little edgy after working around the clock to find an abducted girl when…
S02E16

S02E16 : Runaway 7.79/10 (aired on 03/02/2001)

The search for a police officer's runaway daughter, which leads the detectives through an…
S02E17

S02E17 : Folly 7.86/10 (aired on 03/23/2001)

The beating of a young man uncovers a dangerous male escort service where the boss may have reasons…
S02E18

S02E18 : Manhunt 8.58/10 (aired on 04/20/2001)

The details of a kidnapping are similar to a series of rapes and murders that may link the crime to…
S02E19

S02E19 : Parasites 8.05/10 (aired on 04/27/2001)

When the remains of a young woman are found buried in an apartment courtyard with a collar and…
S02E20

S02E20 : Pique 8.48/10 (aired on 05/04/2001)

Observed by an FBI psychiatrist, the detectives uncover a horrifying motive for the slaying of a…
S02E21

S02E21 : Scourge 8.28/10 (aired on 05/11/2001)

The team searches for a serial killer who justifies his crimes with paranoid religious motivation…