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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 N.Y.P.D., investigate sexually related crimes.

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Dick Wolf
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Benson investigates a police officer's accusations of sexual assault. Captain Tucker's retirement party ends in tragedy.


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After a sexual assault investigation is stalled for months, a woman puts her accusations against a popular athlete on a billboard.


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mariska Hargitay ...  Olivia Benson 480 episodes, 1999-2020
Ice-T ...  Odafin Tutuola 458 episodes, 2000-2020
Dann Florek ...  Donald Cragen 331 episodes, 1999-2015
Richard Belzer ...  John Munch 326 episodes, 1999-2016
Christopher Meloni ...  Detective Elliot Stabler / ... 272 episodes, 1999-2011
BD Wong ...  Dr. George Huang 230 episodes, 2001-2015
Tamara Tunie ...  Dr. Melinda Warner 223 episodes, 2000-2019
Kelli Giddish ...  Amanda Rollins / ... 209 episodes, 2007-2020
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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:

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

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Law & Order's Sex Crimes See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

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

Goofs

During a number of episodes which portray trials which extend over a multi-day time periods, the jury is often shown wearing the same clothing as during the beginning of those trials. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line when suspects give a "great" excuse for what they've done]
ADA Casey Novak: Is that the best you can come up with?
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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 Psych: He Dead (2009) See more »

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Written and Performed by Rob Dougan
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8 Rating is till Season 12 . Will Rate 4 for last 3-4 seasons
6 July 2019 | by mohinderchughSee all my reviews

This show used to be very good till season 12 but I feel they have dragged it too much. Watch till season 12 than give this show a skip. Producers are running this show just based on their old reputation.


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