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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Payback (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Stabler and Benson investigate the murder and castration of a New York cab driver. They discover that the victim had assumed the identity of another man because he himself was wanted by police.
Writer
Dick Wolf (created by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Tony C. Jannelli (as Anthony Jannelli)
Editor
Douglas Ibold (as Doug Ibold)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 20, 1999

Release date
Sep 20, 1999 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Christopher Meloni
Elliot Stabler (as Chris Meloni) Elliot Stabler (as Chris Meloni)   See fewer
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Mariska Hargitay
Olivia Benson Olivia Benson   See fewer
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Richard Belzer
John Munch John Munch   See fewer
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Dann Florek
Donald Cragen Donald Cragen   See fewer
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Gordana Rashovich
Anya Rugova Anya Rugova   See fewer
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Dean Winters
Brian Cassidy Brian Cassidy   See fewer
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Michelle Hurd
Monique Jeffries Monique Jeffries   See fewer
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Isabel Gillies
Kathy Stabler Kathy Stabler   See fewer
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Elizabeth Ashley
Serena Benson Serena Benson   See fewer
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Ned Eisenberg
Jerry Kleinert Jerry Kleinert   See fewer
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Tina Benko
Mrs. Panacek Mrs. Panacek   See fewer
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Ronald Guttman
Gallery Owner Gallery Owner   See fewer
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Mark Zimmerman
Mr. Dupree Mr. Dupree   See fewer
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Angie Harmon
Abbie Carmichael Abbie Carmichael   See fewer
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Mili Avital
Marta Stevens Marta Stevens   See fewer
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Leslie Hendrix
Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers   See fewer
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P.J. Brown
Bremmer Bremmer   See fewer
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Ramsey Faragallah
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Rebecca Creskoff
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Angela Bullock
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Mark Nelson
Robert Stevens Robert Stevens   See fewer
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Jeremy Bergman
Nicholas Stevens Nicholas Stevens   See fewer
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Matt Skollar
Victor Spicer Victor Spicer   See fewer
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Irma St. Paule
Aunt Jashari Aunt Jashari   See fewer
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Sevanne Kassarjian
Ileana Jashari (as Sevanne Martin) Ileana Jashari (as Sevanne Martin)   See fewer
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Daniel Bess
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Bill Driscoll
Mr. Kloster Mr. Kloster   See fewer
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Chris Orbach
Detective Ken Briscoe Detective Ken Briscoe   See fewer
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Jesse Jesus Salazar
Victim (credit only) Victim (credit only)   See fewer
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Frank Anello
NYPD Officer (uncredited) NYPD Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rohan Quine
Gallery Owner's assistant (uncredited) Gallery Owner's assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steven Zirnkilton
Opening Announcer (voice) (uncredited) Opening Announcer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.7 / 10 | 1,003 votes