Law & Order: Special Victims Unit/Rooftop

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Season 3, Episode 4
Airdate October 19, 2001
Production Number E2318
Teleplay by Robert F. Campbell &
Jonathan Greene
Story by Neal Baer and
Robert F. Campbell &
Jonathan Greene
Directed by Steve Shill
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Rooftop is the fourth episode of the third season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and the forty-seventh episode overall.

Starring: Christopher Meloni (Detective Elliot Stabler), Mariska Hargitay (Detective Olivia Benson), Richard Belzer (Detective John Munch), Stephanie March (A.D.A. Alexandra Cabot), Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola)

and Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen)

Guest Stars: Asio Highsmith (Malik Harris), Todd Williams (Rodney Thompson), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), Mylika Davis (Shareen White), Audrie Neenan (Judge Marilyn Haynes), Brenda Thomas Denmark (Judge Elmore), Adriane Lenox (Alva Tate), Liz Larsen (Attorney Regal), Tom O'Rourke (Judge Mark Seligman)

Special Appearance by: Ron Leibman (Stan Villani)

with B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang)

and Dorian Missick (Leon Tate)

with Malachi Weir (Tommy Epps), John Ottavino (Burt Ferris), Jack Landron (Darnell French), Jill Marie Lawrence (Conrad), Trish McCall (Angela Dupree), Reggi Wyns (Benny), Jamilla M. Perry (Nashika Morris), Tracee Beazer (Melissa), Kahshanna Evans (Vanessa Hiltz), Jermaine Hopkins (Store Clerk), Mark C. Hutchinson (Uniform Policeman), Kyndra Reevey (Tanya), John Henry Redwood (Felix), Madina Milana (Rapper), Ruperto Vanderpool (Man)


Plot Overview

Stabler tries to link Leon Tate, an HIV-positive ex-convict to a series of sexual assaults involving young African-American girls, but when he ends up dead after a drug overdose and the attacks continue to escalate, the detectives search to find the man who is truly responsible for the crimes.


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