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.
Where Risks are Taken
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With the commencement of its fifteenth season in September 2013, the series surpassed Knots Landing
(1979) as the longest running live-action spin-off series in American prime time television history. Knots Landing
(1979), a spin-off of Dallas
(1978), ran for fourteen seasons from 1979 to 1993. See more
In multiple episodes, Elliot pronounces his own last name as 'Stah-bler' instead of 'Stay-bler'. In others, he pronounces it as 'Stay-bler'. See more
[a snoopy neighbor witnessed a rape and didn't report it
Do I need a lawyer?
For being a peeping tom? No, you just need a shrink.
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
Referenced in Entourage: Dramedy
I'm Not Driving Anymore
Written and Performed by Rob Dougan See more