Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season Average Ratings

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Season 1 Average Ratings - 9.00

Season 2 Average Ratings - 8.81

Season 3 Average Ratings - 8.81

Season 4 Average Ratings - 8.90

Season 5 Average Ratings - 8.83

Season 6 Average Ratings - 8.80

Season 7 Average Ratings - 8.86

Season 8 Average Ratings - 9.02

Season 9 Average Ratings - 8.91

Season 10 Average Ratings - 8.90

Season 11 Average Ratings - 8.73

Season 12 Average Ratings - 8.79

Season 13 Average Ratings - 8.67

Season 14 Average Ratings - 8.57

Season 15 Average Ratings - 8.37

Season 16 Average Ratings - 7.96

Season 17 Average Ratings - 8.52

Season 18 Average Ratings - 7.84

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1. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Payback (1999)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Stabler and Benson investigate the murder and castration of a New York cab driver. They discover that the victim had assumed the identity of another man because he himself was wanted by police.

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 1,151

Season 1 Episode 1

Ratings: 10/10

2. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: A Single Life (1999)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A probable suicide becomes a murder investigation with suspects that include the writer's psychiatrist, a family member and a local news anchor, but the woman's sister brings evidence that will turn the case on its head.

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 933

Season 1 Episode 2

Rating: 9.5/10

3. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: ...Or Just Look Like One (1999)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Two underage models are attacked, raped and killed. The detectives identify the background details of the modeling business.

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 783

Season 1 Episode 3

Rating: 8.6/10

4. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Hysteria (1999)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler investigate the murder of a young woman who is initially believed to be a prostitute and the latest in a long line of victims.

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 874

Season 1 Episode 4

Rating: 8.9/10

5. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Wanderlust (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When a travel writer is found dead, gagged by a pair of female underwear, suspicion first falls on his landlady, and then to her rebellious teenage daughter.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 851

Season 1 Episode 5

Rating: 8.7/10

6. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Sophomore Jinx (1999)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler investigate a female student's murder at a local college. When they develop a suspect on the basketball team, they experience resistance from the college, which is trying... See full summary »

Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 835

Season 1 Episode 6

Rating: 8.4/10

7. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Uncivilized (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A young boy is raped and murdered in Central Park and the early evidence leads to a convicted sex offender who had recently been released from prison, but he is soon cleared after it ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Fields | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 844

Season 1 Episode 7

Rating: 8.9/10

8. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Stalked (1999)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An ADA who had worked on sex crimes is raped and murdered. The detectives suspect it may have been someone whom she had prosecuted.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 822

Season 1 Episode 8

Rating: 9.3/10

9. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Stocks & Bondage (1999)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler look into the murder of a respected derivatives trader. Their investigation takes them into the world of bondage and sadomasochism.

Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 713

Season 1 Episode 9

Rating: 8.0/10

10. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Closure (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson attempts to help a rape victim who is able to describe her attack but unable to identify her attacker. As time progresses, the woman is even less willing to discuss the crime, ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Wertimer | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 629

Season 1 Episode 10

Rating: 10/10

11. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Bad Blood (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler look into the death of a gay man at a party. Their investigation leads them to man who has a dysfunctional relationship with his brother.

Director: Michael Fields | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 587

Season 1 Episode 11

Rating: 9.0/10

12. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Russian Love Poem (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler investigate the murder of multi-millionaire Andrew Harlin. They begin with Harlin's long list of male and female lovers and continue to a pair of Russian escorts, one of ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 806

Season 1 Episode 12

Rating: 8.4/10

13. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Disrobed (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler investigate the murder of a judge who often delivered special verdicts for women in return for sexual favors and was also behind the funding of a local governor's bid for... See full summary »

Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 801

Season 1 Episode 13

Rating: 8.6/10

14. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Limitations (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

At a victim's request, the police commissioner tries to convince Cragen to close a rape case whose statute of limitations is about to expire. Benson and Stabler finally realize that one of ... See full summary »

Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 815

Season 1 Episode 14

Rating: 8.6/10

15. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Entitled (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After a salesman is murdered, the detectives turn their attention to Stephanie Mulroney, the youngest daughter of a well-known family with some deep connections. But as they join forces ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 786

Season 1 Episode 15

Rating: 8.8/10

16. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: The Third Guy (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An elderly woman who was found dead in her apartment was determined to have been sexually assaulted and robbed. The detectives quickly track down two young men believed to be responsible. ... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 771

Season 1 Episode 16

Rating: 9.4/10

17. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Misleader (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler investigate the murder of the pregnant daughter-in-law of a prominent religious figure. They initially focus on the victim's well-connected family and conclude that her ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 586

Season 1 Episode 17

Rating: 8.5/10

18. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Chat Room (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A teenager's report of being raped by someone she met in a chat room lead the detectives into the middle of a child porn ring.

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 797

Season 1 Episode 18

Rating: 10/10

19. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Contact (2000)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The squad investigates a serial rapist targeting women on subways. Meanwhile, Benson begins dating an ambitious crime reporter.

Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 640

Season 1 Episode 19

Rating: 8.1/10

20. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Remorse (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The police apprehend a man who appears to be one of the two people involved in an old rape case where the victim was a famous TV reporter. The suspect decides to keep quiet and immediately ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Cassini | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 829

Season 1 Episode 20

Rating: 8.9/10

21. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Nocturne (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The trial of an accused child molester is jeopardized when the prime witness has difficulty dealing with his past.

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 801

Season 1 Episode 21

Rating: 9.6/10

22. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Slaves (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An attorney (guest star Andrew McCarthy) suspected of keeping a Romanian immigrant as a sex slave is linked to a woman's murder.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 828

Season 1 Episode 22

Rating: 10/10

23. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Wrong Is Right (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Stabler's daughter witnesses a gory crime scene involving a murdered man who had a secret life. Meanwhile, a new ADA is assigned to the unit while Stabler and Jeffries come under review by the department.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 834

Season 2 Episode 1

Rating: 8.8/10

24. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Honor (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The assault of an Afghan diplomat's daughter uncovers clues that may suggest ancient traditions justify "honor killings" when a child goes against time-honored values.

Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 600

Season 2 Episode 2

Rating: 8.0/10

25. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Closure: Part 2 (2000)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Stabler and Benson investigate a sexual assault very similar to one they worked a year and a half ago, whose first-known victim now follows her alleged attacker and reports his activities anonymously to the police, and the rapist's wife.

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 645

Season 2 Episode 3

Rating: 10/10

26. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Legacy (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A 7-year-old girl lapses into a coma and the detectives investigate the members of her family to determine who's responsible for the abuse.

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 696

Season 2 Episode 4

Rating: 8.7/10

27. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Baby Killer (2000)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The tragic shooting death of a young girl leads investigators to a little boy. They soon realize that the gun used has been used in another crime scene.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 824

Season 2 Episode 5

Rating: 9.1/10

28. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Noncompliance (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A patient rights controversy come to light when a schizophrenic man refuses to take his medication and becomes a suspect in the stabbing death of a psychiatric doctoral student.

Director: Elodie Keene | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 560

Season 2 Episode 6

Rating: 8.2/10

29. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Asunder (2000)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A woman accuses her husband, a cop, of raping her. When Benson and Stabler arrest him, he denies his wife's claims and claims she's unbalanced.

Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 586

Season 2 Episode 7

Rating: 8.4/10

30. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Taken (2000)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When a young female reports a brutal rape during a hotel's grand opening, the police investigates the details of the attack to pin down their suspect, who has a prior conviction for statutory rape.

Director: Michael Fields | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 564

Season 2 Episode 8

Rating: 8.3/10

31. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Pixies (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When an unidentified sixteen-year-old girl is found dead with signs of sexual assault, bruises, healed fractures, and hard callouses on her hands, but wearing expensive jewelry and running ... See full summary »

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 781

Season 2 Episode 9

Rating: 9.5/10

32. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Consent (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler investigate the case of a college girl who is raped during a fraternity party, but who can't remember what happened. The medical investigation reveals a date rape drug in... See full summary »

Director: James Quinn | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 623

Season 2 Episode 10

Rating: 8.0/10

33. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Abuse (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Benson and Stabler suspect parental neglect in the death of the son of two famous singers, The detectives fear for their surviving daughter, who has a history of serious injuries, and ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 606

Season 2 Episode 11

Rating: 8.2/10

34. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Secrets (2001)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A dedicated inner-city schoolteacher is murdered. Initial indications that the victim lived a quiet and simple life take a turn when pictures of her posing nude are found.

Director: Arthur W. Forney | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 715

Season 2 Episode 12

Rating: 8.9/10

35. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Victims (2001)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Elliot faces personal demons when Cragen asks him to investigate the murder of a convicted rapist that Elliot himself helped to put away.

Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 550

Season 2 Episode 13

Rating: 8.4/10

36. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Paranoia (2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

SVU investigates the rape and choking of a police sergeant investigating a silent alarm on a warehouse. When the victim recants, and internal affairs ends the investigation, the detectives look at the officers working with the victim.

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 718

Season 2 Episode 14

Rating: 8.9/10

37. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Countdown (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The Team at SVU has 72 hours to locate a man who has kidnapped, raped, and murdered four young girls. Can they find him before time runs out?

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 588

Season 2 Episode 15

Rating: 9.3/10

38. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Runaway (2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A police officer's daughter runs away and the squad uses the help of a internet journalist to track her down.

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 751

Season 2 Episode 16

Rating: 8.5/10

39. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Folly (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After several male escorts are assaulted and one murdered the team finds a link to a couple whose sexual fantasy may have turned violent.

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 755

Season 2 Episode 17

Rating: 8.5/10

40. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Manhunt (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detectives Munch and Tutuola become increasingly frustrated as they follow a brutal pair of kidnappers who rape and murder their victims; and even when they get their men, they end up in a legal dispute with the Canadian authorities.

Director: Stephen Wertimer | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 573

Season 2 Episode 18

Rating: 10/10

41. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Parasites (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After the remains of a woman who was murdered three years earlier are found in a backyard, a composite sketch leads detectives to her identical twin sister.

Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 740

Season 2 Episode 19

Rating: 8.9/10

42. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Pique (2001)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A brutal rape and murder are connected to a man who through a weird relationship with his mother has a sexual fetish

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 814

Season 2 Episode 20

Rating: 8.9/10

43. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Scourge (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A disturbed man is