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

Detective Lennie Briscoe

Angie Harmon

Assistant District Attorney Abbie Carmichael

Sam Waterston

Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy

S.Epatha Merkerson

Lt. Van Buren

Jesse L. Martin

Detective "Eddie" Edward Green

Benjamin Bratt

Detective Reynaldo "Rey" Curtis

Dianne Wiest

District Attorney Nora Lewin

Steven Hill

District Attorney Adam Schiff