Poster

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ()


Reference View | Change View



This series follows the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the N.Y.P.D., who investigate sexually related crimes.

Creator:
Awards:
  • Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 54 wins & 158 nominations.
  • See more »
Reviews:

Photos and Videos

Series Cast Summary

Edit
...
  Olivia Benson / ... (481 episodes, 1999-2020)
...
  Odafin Tutuola / ... (459 episodes, 2000-2020)
...
  Donald Cragen / ... (331 episodes, 1999-2015)
...
  John Munch / ... (326 episodes, 1999-2016)
...
  Detective Elliot Stabler / ... (272 episodes, 1999-2011)
...
  Dr. George Huang / ... (230 episodes, 2001-2015)
...
  Dr. Melinda Warner / ... (224 episodes, 2000-2020)
...
  Amanda Rollins / ... (210 episodes, 2007-2020)
...
  Dominick Carisi Jr. / ... (138 episodes, 2013-2020)
...
  Rafael Barba (116 episodes, 2012-2020)
...
  Casey Novak / ... (113 episodes, 2001-2012)
...
  A.D.A. Alexandra Cabot / ... (97 episodes, 2000-2018)
...
  Nick Amaro (94 episodes, 2011-2015)
...
  Forensics Tech Ryan O'Halloran / ... (53 episodes, 2002-2009)
...
  TARU Tech Ruben Morales / ... (52 episodes, 2002-2011)
...
  Judge Lena Petrovsky (43 episodes, 2000-2011)
...
  CSU Captain Judith Siper / ... (43 episodes, 1999-2011)
...
  Peter Stone (36 episodes, 2018-2019)
...
  Police Officer / ... (36 episodes, 2015-2019)
...
  Trevor Langan (33 episodes, 2002-2019)
...
  Brian Cassidy / ... (31 episodes, 1999-2019)
...
  Kathy Stabler (31 episodes, 1999-2011)
...
  Ed Tucker / ... (30 episodes, 2002-2020)
...
  Detective Monique Jeffries / ... (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
...
  Judge Elizabeth Donnelly / ... (25 episodes, 2002-2010)
...
  Noah Porter-Benson / ... (25 episodes, 2017-2020)
...
  Roger Kressler / ... (24 episodes, 1999-2019)
...
  Additional voices / ... (24 episodes, 2000-2015)
...
  Kim Greylek (22 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
  Judge Lois Preston / ... (22 episodes, 2001-2011)
...
  Katriona Tamin (21 episodes, 2019-2020)
...
  Chester Lake (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
...
  Judge Mark Seligman / ... (20 episodes, 1999-2006)
...
  Court Clerk / ... (20 episodes, 2006-2011)
...
  Judge Elana Barth / ... (19 episodes, 2000-2020)
...
  Judge Serani / ... (19 episodes, 1999-2020)
...
  William Dodds (19 episodes, 2014-2019)
...
  Paramedic Martinez / ... (19 episodes, 2003-2016)
...
  Judge Alan Ridenour (18 episodes, 2000-2011)
...
  Judge Walter Bradley (18 episodes, 2003-2012)
...
  Dr. Kyle Beresford (18 episodes, 2004-2011)
...
  Cleo Conrad (17 episodes, 2001-2008)
...
  Judge Colin McNamara (17 episodes, 2012-2020)
...
  Dickie Stabler (17 episodes, 1999-2009)
...
  CSU Technician Burt Trevor / ... (16 episodes, 2000-2004)
...
  Judge Karyn Blake (16 episodes, 2012-2019)
...
  Kathleen Stabler (16 episodes, 2002-2010)
Kent Cassella ...
  Det. Palmieri / ... (16 episodes, 2001-2013)
...
  Mike Dodds (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
...
  Dr. Peter Lindstrom (15 episodes, 2013-2020)

Production Companies

Edit

Distributors

Edit

Special Effects

Edit

Other Companies

Edit

Storyline

Edit
Plot Summary

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

Plot Keywords
Taglines Where Risks are Taken. See more »
Genres
Parents Guide View content advisory »
Certification

Additional Details

Edit
Also Known As
  • L&O: SVU (United States)
  • Special Victims Unit (United States)
  • Sex Crimes (United States)
  • Law & Order: SVU (United States)
  • Law & Order's Sex Crimes (United States)
  • See more »
Runtime
  • 60 min
Official Sites
Country
Language
Color
Sound Mix
Filming Locations

Did You Know?

Edit
Trivia Mariska Hargitay is a trained rape crisis counselor. See more »
Goofs 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 »
Movie Connections Featured in The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005). See more »
Soundtracks I'm Not Driving Anymore See more »
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 »
Quotes [Looking through a victim's purse for ID]
Olivia Benson: No jewelry. I always carry at least a pair of earrings in my purse.
Elliot Stabler: Yeah, like you carry a purse.
Olivia Benson: That's 'cause you carry it for me.
Elliot Stabler: Heh...
See more »

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed