8/7c - OUTSIDER: The team investigates a rape at a college after a battered young woman barricades herself in a dorm bathroom.
9/8c - PHILADELPHIA: Stabler follows Benson to New Jersey where she takes part in spying on the half-brother she didn't know she had.
8/7c - BLINK: When a beautiful college math student who worked as a card-counter at poker clubs is found murdered, Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) begin their investigation with a group of computer nerds -- but they later discover an even more profitable computer gambling system with higher stakes and tougher suspects. Even more startling, the cops soon find their own workstations were pilfered by a brazen and disguised ringleader who knows no fear and has bigger plans for horseracing scams.
9/8c - GRAANSHA: The murder of a female probation officer (guest star Angela Reed) leads Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) to suspect her boyfriend, a college anthropology professor, or his delinquent teenaged son who reported to the victim -- but their attention soon turns to the dead woman's vagabond family of Irish gypsies. The detectives connect a few dots and discover that the clannish family's lifestyle was to keep moving from one petty scam to another, a lifestyle that the probation officer vehemently opposed and intended to change for at least one relative.
8/7c - BETTER ANGELS: The group learns that someone dangerous may be on the loose near the farm. As night falls, Rick, Shane, Daryl and Glenn comb the woods to handle the situation and keep the group safe.
9/8c - BESIDE THE DYING FIRE: Rick and Carl return from the woods to find the farm in jeopardy. The group is split up in the ensuing chaos. With things looking grim, Rick’s leadership is questioned.