MISTAKEN IDENTITY -- After a drunken binge and car wreck, a man returns to his childhood home and kills the couple asleep in the master bedroom. He claims he thought he was stabbing his parents, and hypnosis reveals a history of abuse. But is self-defense a viable claim?

Season 5 | Episode 17

Jerry Orbach

as Detective Lennie Briscoe

Angie Harmon

as Assistant District Attorney Abbie Carmichael

Sam Waterston

as Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy

S.Epatha Merkerson

as Lt. Van Buren

Jesse L. Martin

as Detective "Eddie" Edward Green

Benjamin Bratt

as Detective Reynaldo "Rey" Curtis

Dianne Wiest

as District Attorney Nora Lewin

Steven Hill

as District Attorney Adam Schiff