A performance at a local university puts a comedian in SVU's sights after two students are beaten by his fans. Although the comic cannot be arrested, the DA tells Benson she can try to link him to other crimes. When the unit finds one, though, competing versions hinder the case. Elsewhere, a detective from Chicago's Intelligence Unit asks for assistance on her case.moreless
Detective Amaro shoots a 14-year-old boy while backing up a uniformed officer, and the new Mayor makes him an example of the new crack-down on police brutality. Meanwhile, Cragen has a surprise announcement.moreless
An official police inquiry into one of Sherlock's investigations puts his and Watson's future with the NYPD on the line.
With Jack's help, Sara begins to feel more confident. Brandy is threatened by Drew and T.J. has a new, very helpful, friend.
Not your typical private investigators, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are former Secret Service who use their unique skills and razor-sharp chemistry to solve cases ahead of law enforcement. King's former career ended when the person he was to protect was assassinated but now he's added a law degree which gives him a leg up to navigate the system. Former elite athlete Maxwell uses her brains and beauty to advantage. When Sean's lawyer friend is murdered under mysterious circumstances, he decides to represent the serial killer in hopes of finding what really happened. Working together, King and Maxwell find that there may be political repercussions to the case.moreless
A sports reporter accuses her cameraman of raping her. The team and ADA Barba work toward a solid prosecution that will convict the man, but the reporter's fetus, conceived by the rape, hands the defense a tool it uses ruthlessly to their advantage.moreless
While Carter tries to maintain her cover as an FBI temporary agent while helping Reese, Fusco has to protect a new Number on his own while Reese ducks some old enemies from the past.moreless
Amaro's detective instincts tingle after a strange conversation with a professor. The team's investigation into sexual abuse at the private school, however, is stymied by a powerful board that's unwilling to expose the school to scandal. As more victims identify themselves, Benson and Barba reach out to a retired educator to get justice.moreless
After a talk show host rapes his guest, the author of the latest BDSM novel, Benson and Rollins must convince her to come forward and press charges against the celebrity. Once Amaro starts digging into her background for the new DA, though, a secret from her past threatens the trial.moreless
After his breakdown, Will McAvoy, the most popular news anchor in the U.S., returns to work to find out things have massively changed. Most of his staff have left the show and his boss has hired a brilliant new executive producer, MacKenzie MacHale, his ex-girlfriend. MacKenzie comes in with one mission - change the show from a pandering, ratings driven news program to a truth driven, ethical and fair news report reminiscent of the original news programs. First up, the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill.moreless
The FBI close in on Reese, who is trying to protect a psychologist from one of her patients. Meanwhile, Finch receives a visit from an old friend.
Finch finds a lot of in common with their newest Number, who has run afoul of the government. Meanwhile, Reese learns about Finch's past.
Reese goes undercover as an armored car company employee, and faces memories from his past with the CIA.
While Reese and Finch look after their newest Person of Interest, a teenager whose brother was recently murdered, Finch worries that his dead partner's son Will is getting too close to learning the truth about the Machine.moreless
While Carter closes in on Reese and Finch and the CIA close in on her, the two men investigate a suspicious building super whose number has come up.
Patrick's mother swings into town, causing mixed feelings in the family.
Robert thinks his son should quit boxing so Lights turns to another trainer, Ed Romeo. Pat's daughter Ava wants to go to the prom, but her mother has concerns. The family takes exception to the introduction of an outsider into Pat's boxing career.moreless
Lights Leary and his wife Theresa, are once again at odds. She is concerned about their ever worsening financial situation. Lights starts to feel the ever deepening effects of his dementia.