The 8th season of the television series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premiered September 19, 2006 and ended May 22, 2007 on NBC. The series remained in its 10:00 p.m. Tuesday timeslot. With the introduction of a new partner for Detective Stabler, early episodes of Season 8 took on a significantly different focus when compared to those of previous seasons.
An eco-terrorist working undercover is brutally raped, and it takes the FBI and SVU squad to investigate, with Benson making it a long term project.
A teenage girl who looks like a child disappears and an experimental hormone treatment could be behind it.
Stabler and Beck track down a rapist to end a 40-year crime spree.
A mother and daughter are brutally raped and murdered and the suspect turns out to be Munch’s uncle.
A serial rapist returns to hurt his victims, and one ends up dead.
While infiltrating an eco-group undercover, Benson tries to solve the murder of a pedophile, which leads to her return to the SVU squad.
The murder of three young girls with similar tattoos leads the detectives to a slimy pimp who preys on vulnerable teenagers.
An accident involving two foster children leads to a serious investigation of the death of another child, and Detective Beck thinks she’s in over her head.
A model dies under mysterious circumstances, and the murder was choreographed by an unlikely suspect.
Benson and Stabler uncover an unsolved crime when a dying man confesses, hoping to repair his relationship with his estranged daughter.
A he-said/she-said erupts when a woman accuses her ex-husband of rape, and Benson and Stabler's own issues color their views of the case.
Fin teams up with a Brooklyn detective to catch a serial rapist after his son’s friend is attacked.
Anonymous photos of a young boy lead the cops to a dirty landlord who uses children to test chemicals.
A mob lawyer's wife is murdered but despite the previous threats on the family, the victim’s daughter is under suspicion.
A baby is missing and the mother is suspected, but when she kills herself and the baby turns up safe, the biological father is wanted for kidnapping.
While the detectives search for a rapist in Central Park, Benson puts her job on the line to find her long lost brother.
A successful preacher confesses to the murder of a gay prostitute, but the case isn’t so simple.
Teenage drinking turns deadly when an honor student dies at a party, and an unlikely suspect is their alcohol supplier.
Benson's newfound half-brother returns and wreaks havoc on her personal and professional life while threatening to reveal more damaging family secrets.
A young woman about to be married is raped and murdered, and the main suspect does all he can to escape capture.
A teenaged boy dies in what appears to be an accident, but his friends are hiding the truth.
Darius Parker is on trial for the brutal murder of Nina Stansfield, and the SVU’s reputation is on the line.