Season 12

The 12th season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premiered in the United States on the National Broadcasting Company on September 22, 2010, and concluded on May 18, 2011. This was the first season that the show did not air alongside the original Law & Order. Episodes initially aired on Wednesdays between 9 and 10 p.m. Eastern except for the season premiere which aired from 9 to 11. After the winter hiatus, SVU returned with another two-hour showing on January 5, 2011, before the broadcast time switched to the 10 p.m. time slot the following week. At the end of the season, Neal Baer resigned his position as showrunner. After the season finale, Christopher Meloni and B.D. Wong both left the cast.

Season episodes list 12

S12E01

S12E01 : Locum 8.53/10 (aired on 09/22/2010)

Benson and Stabler are called to investigate when a little girl goes missing. They soon find out…
S12E02

S12E02 : Bullseye 8.42/10 (aired on 09/22/2010)

Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler enlist the help of a suspect from a previous case to…
S12E03

S12E03 : Behave 8.84/10 (aired on 09/29/2010)

A woman who has been raped multiple times is afraid to leave her house. The issue of unopened rape…
S12E04

S12E04 : Merchandise 8.41/10 (aired on 10/06/2010)

The duo are called to look into the death of Carly, a teenage girl involved in an apparent…
S12E05

S12E05 : Wet 7.49/10 (aired on 10/13/2010)

Detectives Benson and Stabler arrive on the scene where a woman is found dead in Bethesda Fountain.…
S12E06

S12E06 : Branded 8.42/10 (aired on 10/20/2010)

Two men have been branded and sodomised by someone. Is there a connection between these men, and…
S12E07

S12E07 : Trophy 8.07/10 (aired on 11/03/2010)

A rape and murder investigation puts the detectives lives at risk.
S12E08

S12E08 : Penetration 7.75/10 (aired on 11/10/2010)

Undercover FBI agent Dana Lewis returns to help the detectives with a case.
S12E09

S12E09 : Gray 7.69/10 (aired on 11/17/2010)

Stabler's participation in a Take Back the Night rally at Kathleen's campus results in an extra…
S12E10

S12E10 : Rescue 7.59/10 (aired on 12/01/2010)

With young Calvin in her care, Detective Benson continues the search for his drug-addict mother,…
S12E11

S12E11 : Pop 8.09/10 (aired on 01/05/2011)

A young boy is found dead on a park carousel after being dropped off by his uncle Joe Gilbert. When…
S12E12

S12E12 : Possessed 8.35/10 (aired on 01/05/2011)

A young man finds that his girlfriend Larissa Welsh has been attacked in her apartment with…
S12E13

S12E13 : Mask 8.47/10 (aired on 01/12/2011)

Debbie Shields comes home to find her partner Ann Jackson being raped by a man wearing a haunting…
S12E14

S12E14 : Dirty 7.23/10 (aired on 01/19/2011)

Detective Saliyah "Sunny" Qadri goes in search of Brooklyn District Attorney Page Ferguson, who she…
S12E15

S12E15 : Flight 7.67/10 (aired on 02/02/2011)

When it is discovered that a teenage girl is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to…
S12E16

S12E16 : Spectacle 8.06/10 (aired on 02/09/2011)

After the sexual assault of a young woman is videotaped and featured on a campus-wide intranet…
S12E17

S12E17 : Pursuit 7.94/10 (aired on 02/16/2011)

The TV host of a show that spotlights predators receives threats to her safety, and this reawakens…
S12E18

S12E18 : Bully 7.94/10 (aired on 02/23/2011)

An art patron (LuAnn de Lesseps) finds a body, and when detectives question the murdered woman's…
S12E19

S12E19 : Bombshell 7.76/10 (aired on 03/23/2011)

A grifter named Cassandra strikes swinging men who frequent sex clubs.
S12E20

S12E20 : Totem 8.45/10 (aired on 03/30/2011)

When a young girl is found dead with a doll that is believed to have been left as a totem,…
S12E21

S12E21 : Reparations 8.08/10 (aired on 04/06/2011)

Two high-powered attorneys face each other across the aisle when Casey Novak returns to the team,…
S12E22

S12E22 : Bang 7.88/10 (aired on 05/04/2011)

When an abandoned baby is found on playground, Detectives Benson and Stabler go in search of the…
S12E23

S12E23 : Delinquent 8.37/10 (aired on 05/11/2011)

When a young woman finds a teenage boy asleep and naked in her bedroom, his mother, Bree Walsh, is…
S12E24

S12E24 : Smoked 8.46/10 (aired on 05/18/2011)

When a woman is murdered during an afternoon shopping trip with her daughter, Detectives Benson and…