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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mariska Hargitay ...  Olivia Benson 444 episodes, 1999-2019
Ice-T ...  Odafin Tutuola 421 episodes, 2000-2018
Dann Florek ...  Donald Cragen 331 episodes, 1999-2015
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BD Wong ...  Dr. George Huang 230 episodes, 2001-2015
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

20 September 1999 (USA) See more »

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Law & Order's Sex Crimes See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Trivia

At the start of season thirteen, episode titles were no longer one word. Season thirteen is also the first season without Detective Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni). See more »

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When the detectives are interviewing someone or working a crime scene, they are never seen taking notes. Real detectives are constantly taking notes. The notes are so important that they are occasionally booked into evidence to ensure the originals will be available for review before trial. See more »

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Det. Elliot Stabler: [to Fin during a card game] What's your favorite kind of torture?
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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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Used to be great...
8 June 2017 | by sassycoconutSee all my reviews

This used to be my favorite of the L&O franchise, until Stabler left. The last several seasons have done nothing but shamelessly pander to a political agenda, rather than focus on engaging plots, as they once did. It's regrettable that this show has become such a disappointment. It feels like I'm watching a sinking ship.


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