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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 

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The Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD, investigate sexually related crimes.

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Series cast summary:
...  Olivia Benson 435 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Odafin Tutuola 413 episodes, 2000-2018
...  Donald Cragen 331 episodes, 1999-2015
...  John Munch 326 episodes, 1999-2016
...  Elliot Stabler 272 episodes, 1999-2011
...  Dr. George Huang 230 episodes, 2001-2015
...  Dr. Melinda Warner 222 episodes, 2000-2018
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In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories. Written by John Craig

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20 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Season eighteen originally included an episode titled "Unstoppable", loosely based on the allegations of sexual assault made against Donald J. Trump. It was postponed before the 2016 presidential election, and shelved indefinitely in 2017. See more »

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The series is ostensibly based on the NYPD's Special Victims Division, but the SVD wasn't established until 2003, four years after the series premiered. See more »

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Fin Tutuola: [Munch starts one of his theories... ] Don't get him started on one of his conspiracy theories!
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From the second episode of the second season (2000-2001), the opening credits break the pattern followed by the earlier episodes of SVU, the original Law & Order, and Criminal Intent. Instead of the credits ending with a shot of the cast walking towards the camera, they instead are shown sitting around a desk. See more »

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Going down
27 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

I watched every episode of law and order, the makers of this show gives too much credit too mariska hargitay when meloni was in the show she pulled herself up but now al the show centeres around this bad actress the rest is pulling down also pls cut down her screen time she is really bad making the show bad, munch has been kicked off the show i liked that man with his conspiracy theori ice t ain't getting a real part the new ones they just don't kick it This show has so many potential but not with mariska the good interaction has gone away and i do not like to watch to the old and fully botoxed face with no expression on it get some new fresh good actors and write again don't write just read the news like u used to do but do something


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