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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 

This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.

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Season 19 Returns


Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Emotions run high as the SVU squad searches frantically for Benson's missing son.


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Wednesday, December 6
S19.E8 Intent
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The cops get tangled in an elaborate online hoax that leads to the rape of a popular social media star. Meanwhile, Benson sets firm ground rules with Sheila.


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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. Written by John Craig

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Still New York's finest. (season 19) See more »


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Trivia

In Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Scheherazade (2007) Pagett Brewster (SSA Emily Prentiss on Criminal Minds) plays the daughter of Brian Dennehy, a dying criminal. She later returns with a different name as the DA of the Public Integrity Unit. See more »

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 »

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...
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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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Spoofed in Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: Criminal Justice (2010) See more »

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I'm Not Driving Anymore
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Written and Performed by Rob Dougan
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Going down
27 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

I watched every episode of law and order, the makers of this show gives too much credit too mariska hargitay when meloni was in the show she pulled herself up but now al the show centeres around this bad actress the rest is pulling down also pls cut down her screen time she is really bad making the show bad, munch has been kicked off the show i liked that man with his conspiracy theori ice t ain't getting a real part the new ones they just don't kick it This show has so many potential but not with mariska the good interaction has gone away and i do not like to watch to the old and fully botoxed face with no expression on it get some new fresh good actors and write again don't write just read the news like u used to do but do something


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