8/7c - THE SOLDIER ON THE GRAVE: Brennan and Booth investigate an apparent war protest involving the charred remains of a body left on the grave of a soldier killed in Iraq.
9/8c - THE WOMAN IN LIMBO: When the remains of a Jane Doe turn out to be Brennan’s mother, Brennan must face the truth of who her parents really were… and why they disappeared fifteen years ago.
8/7c - PERSONA: Benson and Stabler arrive at the scene of a rape to discover all their evidence has been washed away with the help of a spilled oil drum.
9/8c - PTSD: Benson discovers one of the women in her rape counseling group is carrying an illegal gun and is forced to confiscate.
8/7c - THE PARDONER'S TALE: When an investigative reporter and his fiancee are gunned down, Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) hope to learn what the murder victim had intended to expose, but when they close in on the shooter, the cops discover dotted lines that connect to organized crime - and possibly the governor's office.
9/8c - THE GOOD DOCTOR: When the philandering, drug-abusing wife of an arrogant plastic surgeon (guest star Robert Knepper) disappears, Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) suspect the doctor's earnest efforts to find her are bogus.