First aired: 1 December 2000
Capt. Donald Cragen (Dann Florek), Det. John Munch (Richard Belzer), Det. Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay), Det. Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni), Det. Odafin ‘Fin’ Tutuola (Ice-T), ADA Alexandra Cabot (Stephanie March), Patricia Andrews (Amy Carlson), Sgt. Lloyd Andrews (Nestor Serrano), Judge Walter Schreiber (John Ramsey), Judge Lena Petrovsky (Joanna Merlin), Judge Kevin Beck (Peter Francis James)
Munch gets involved in the case of Patricia Andrews, who claims that her husband, Sergeant Lloyd Andrews of the Homicide unit raped her. It soon discovered that there was history of domestic violence between the Andrews, but that Patricia is more abusive, including throwing heavy objects at Lloyd. Meanwhile, Jeffries decides to leave the SVU squad for good.
Patricia Andrews: So basically the bastard rapes me and you waste time. That’s the procedure?
Detective John Munch: Ma’am…
Patricia Andrews: Look here, Officer…
Detective John Munch: Detective Munch. Perhaps you’d be more comfortable with a female detective.
Patricia Andrews: I’d be happy to talk to anyone with a brain.
John Munch: There are five stages of grief. Try not to go through them all at once.
Patricia Andrews: A chokehold is not foreplay for me, Detective.
Detective John Munch: And a pot to the head turns him on?
Detective John Munch: My soon-to-be ex calls me often with requests for money and updates on the status of our uncoupling.
Patricia Andrews: You hate her.
Detective John Munch: That would make it too easy. We’re not together anymore, but we still fight. Only now, I’m not there for the tantrums.
Patricia Andrews: So you bust my chops because I remind you of her.
Detective John Munch: No, I just don’t like you.
Detective John Munch: (to Patricia about her husband) He admits it and you respond by trying to recant. That’s not love, that’s psycho.
Patricia Andrews: Think whatever you want. I’m not crazy enough to lose my husband just ’cause you want to believe me now.