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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 446 episodes, 1999-2019
Ice-T ...  Odafin Tutuola / ... 422 episodes, 2000-2018
Dann Florek ...  Donald Cragen 331 episodes, 1999-2015
Richard Belzer ...  John Munch 326 episodes, 1999-2016
Christopher Meloni ...  Elliot Stabler 272 episodes, 1999-2011
BD Wong ...  Dr. George Huang 230 episodes, 2001-2015
Tamara Tunie ...  Dr. Melinda Warner 222 episodes, 2000-2018
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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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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. See more »


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Channel 5 [UK] | NBC [United States] | See more »

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Law & Order's Sex Crimes See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Goofs

Cases occasionally involve a murder that the detectives investigate. Though they'd be consulted on any sexual aspect of the crime, SVU wouldn't investigate the murder itself. See more »

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Det. Monique Jefferies: Are you gonna eat this?
John Munch: Suppose we say yes.
Det. Monique Jefferies: Suppose I was just being polite.
John Munch: That would be a first.
Brian Cassidy: Go ahead, Munch doesn't eat veggies
Det. Monique Jefferies: Really? I heard that's not the only thing John doesn't... eat.
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Crazy Credits

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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Referenced in SVU: The Beginning (2003) 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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