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Detective Olivia Benson (Character)
from "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999)

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: :  -- This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: :  -- This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: :  -- This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

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Overview

Biography:
A product of rape herself, Olivia Benson is one of the detectives of the NYPD's Special Victims Unit... See more »
Alternate Names:
Olivia Benson

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  1. "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
    ... aka "Law & Order: SVU" - UK (promotional abbreviation), USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Special Victims Unit" - New Zealand (English title), UK (informal short title)
        - Padre Sandunguero (2015) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)
        - Agent Provocateur (2015) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)
        - Forgiving Rollins (2015) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)
        - Decaying Morality (2015) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)
        - Pattern Seventeen (2014) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)
          (351 more)
  2. "Chicago P.D."
        - They'll Have to Go Through Me (2014) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)

  3. "Law & Order"
    ... aka "Law & Order Prime" - USA (informal title)
        - Flaw (2005) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)
        - Fools for Love (2000) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)
        - Entitled: Part 2 (2000) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay (as Olivia Benson)
  4. "Law & Order: Trial by Jury"
        - Day (2005) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay
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  1. "30 Rock"
        - SeinfeldVision (2007) TV episode, Played by Mariska Hargitay

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From "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Futility (#4.22)" (2003)
Det. Olivia Benson: Once the fingerprint came back we apprehended the defendant outside of his home. I advised him of his Miranda rights, detectives Stabler and Tutuola questioned him, with his attorney present, and Carrie Huitt positively identified him as the man who had raped her the night before.
ADA Alexandra Cabot: Thank you, Detective.
Michael Gardner: Why didn't you question me, Detective Benson?
Det. Olivia Benson: I was preparing your victim for the lineup.
Michael Gardner: Oh. So it wasn't because I punched you earlier that night?
ADA Alexandra Cabot: Objection! Relevance?
Michael Gardner: I'm trying to ascertain whether or not the detective has a personal stake in my rest in prosecution.
Judge Lois Preston: I'll allow it.
Det. Olivia Benson: I have no personal stake in you.
Michael Gardner: You're not mad at me? Or, uh, embarrassed that I eluded your grasp in front of your colleagues?
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