Tuesday, August 2 2005
LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT --(10:00PM-11:00PM) --(TV-14)
DRUG RELATED CRIMES TURN INTO A SAD CASE OF ELDERLY ABUSE WITH VICTIM AFRAID TO CONFRONT HER ABUSER, HER OWN SON -- Melinda Dillon guest-stars - A girl is brutally assaulted outside a nightclub with her attackers stealing her car and throwing her nine-month-old baby from the car as they disappear. Detectives Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Stabler (Christopher Meloni) investigate the case, and discover that the sexual assault is connected to illegal trafficking in painkillers, and the source behind the drug-dealing appears to be an elderly woman, Jenny Rogers (Dillon). As the investigation progresses, Benson and Stabler discover that Rodgers is being abused by her son Kevin (guest star Matt Schulze) and her daughter-in-law. When Rogers' daughter-in-law is suddenly murdered, Benson and Stabler persuade Rogers to turn in her son, saving her from his abusive behavior. Meanwhile, Stabler struggles with a pressing issue involving one of his own children. Dann Florek, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal, B.D. Wong and Ice-T also star.