Season 4

The 4th season of the television series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premiered September 27, 2002 and ended May 16, 2003 on NBC. This was the last season of the series to air on Friday nights at 10:00 p.m. Eastern / 9:00 p.m. Central.

Season episodes list 4

S04E01

S04E01 : Chameleon 8.38/10 (aired on 09/27/2002)

The detectives go on the trail of a recently paroled rapist responsible for the murder of a…
S04E02

S04E02 : Deception 8.08/10 (aired on 10/04/2002)

A family portrait painted by a kindergartner leads the detectives to investigate her mother for…
S04E03

S04E03 : Vulnerable 8.11/10 (aired on 10/11/2002)

When an elderly woman breaks into an apartment, the detectives discover she had been mistreated but…
S04E04

S04E04 : Lust 7.77/10 (aired on 10/18/2002)

The wife of a retired attorney, a public-health doctor, is found murdered and raped in Central…
S04E05

S04E05 : Disappearing Acts 8.09/10 (aired on 10/25/2002)

The detectives respond to a brutal rape only to have the victim taken into custody by federal…
S04E06

S04E06 : Angels 8.56/10 (aired on 11/01/2002)

The body of a battered young boy found in a luggage compartment of an airport shuttle bus sends the…
S04E07

S04E07 : Dolls 8.39/10 (aired on 11/08/2002)

When the decomposing body of sexually molested five-year-old girl is discovered, Detectives Benson…
S04E08

S04E08 : Waste 7.98/10 (aired on 11/15/2002)

The investigation into the rape of a comatose woman leads to a doctor whose stem cell research is…
S04E09

S04E09 : Juvenile 8.45/10 (aired on 11/22/2002)

A cancer patient who was growing marijuana in her apartment is found raped and murdered, sending…
S04E10

S04E10 : Resilience 8.18/10 (aired on 12/06/2002)

When a fourteen year old girl is saved from jumping in front of a train, SVU is called in to help…
S04E11

S04E11 : Damaged 8.48/10 (aired on 01/10/2003)

When a six-year-old girl who was critically in an apparent robbery gone bad later dies and is found…
S04E12

S04E12 : Risk 8.16/10 (aired on 01/17/2003)

An infant overdoses on cocaine mixed in the baby food and the detectives arrest a suspect. Upon…
S04E13

S04E13 : Rotten 7.99/10 (aired on 01/24/2003)

In their investigation of a prisoner's death, Benson and Tutuola learn that he was assaulted before…
S04E14

S04E14 : Mercy 8.38/10 (aired on 01/31/2003)

When the body of a baby girl is found inside a cooler, the detectives need to investigate just who…
S04E15

S04E15 : Pandora 8.38/10 (aired on 02/07/2003)

The brutal rape, and subsequent death, of a female motorist turns out to be an informant for the…
S04E16

S04E16 : Tortured 8.1/10 (aired on 02/14/2003)

A Tibetan woman who was tortured in her home country is found murdered, with her foot missing, and…
S04E17

S04E17 : Privilege 8.37/10 (aired on 02/21/2003)

Detectives Benson and Stabler are called to a crime scene – a young woman dressed in a maid's…
S04E18

S04E18 : Desperate 8.58/10 (aired on 03/14/2003)

After a young boy witnesses the brutal sexual assault and murder of his stepmother, his father…
S04E19

S04E19 : Appearances 8.18/10 (aired on 03/28/2003)

The body of an eight year old beauty pageant contestant is found on a bus, leading the detectives…
S04E20

S04E20 : Dominance 8.77/10 (aired on 04/04/2003)

A quadruple homicide with sexual overtones is just the start of an intense rampage of killings that…
S04E21

S04E21 : Fallacy 8.7/10 (aired on 04/18/2003)

Benson and Stabler try to prove self-defense when a rape victim kills her attacker. Events take an…
S04E22

S04E22 : Futility 8.19/10 (aired on 04/25/2003)

After arresting a man accused of raping several neighborhood women, Detectives Benson and Stabler…
S04E23

S04E23 : Grief 8.07/10 (aired on 05/02/2003)

A dead girl is found outside a bar. The death, however, is ruled a suicide (because the victim's…
S04E24

S04E24 : Perfect 8.19/10 (aired on 05/09/2003)

A murdered 14-year-old girl leads the detectives to a prominent physician who specialises in…
S04E25

S04E25 : Soulless 8.44/10 (aired on 05/16/2003)

After a rape victim is abducted from the hospital and later found murdered, the detectives discover…