Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(TV show/series, 1999-)

| 43min per episode | Genres: Crime, Drama

Scripted Reality in 22 seasons with 490 episodes

Law & Order: Special Victims UnitRating: 3.9/5 (with 1,152 votes) 42
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (often abbreviated to Law & Order: SVU or just SVU) is an American crime drama television series created by Dick Wolf for NBC. The first spinoff of Law & Order, it stars Mariska Hargitay as onetime lead detective and later Captain Olivia Benson, the commanding officer of the Special Victims Unit in a fictionalized version of the New York City Police Department. Christopher Meloni played the other SVU lead detective, Elliot Stabler, until departing from the series in 2011 after 12 seasons. Meloni returned to star as Stabler in 2021 in the spin-off series Law & Order: Organized Crime. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit follows the style of the original Law & Order in that some episodes are loosely based on real crimes that have received media attention; these episodes are referred to as having been "ripped from the headlines". The show premiered on September 20, 1999. After the premiere of its 21st season in September 2019, the series became the longest-running primetime U.S. live-action series in the history of television and the only live-action primetime series that debuted i... ()
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About Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

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.

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Seasons and Episodes

11/12/2020Season 22 - 12 episodes
#1 | 11/12/2020Guardians and Gladiators
When the squad tries to solve an assault in Central Park, they are hampered by their own blind spots and a community that is losing trust in the police.
#2 | 11/19/2020Ballad of Dwight and Irena
Rollins and Kat respond to a dangerous domestic violence call while Fin gives his deposition in the lawsuit against him.
#3 | 12/03/2020Remember Me In Quarantine
The Special Victims Unit questions a group of college roommates when one of them goes missing during Covid lockdown.
#4 | 01/07/2021Sightless in a Savage Land
The squad spends New Year's Eve tracking down an Amber Alert, and Carisi faces off against Counselor Rafael Barba in an emotional courtroom battle.
#5 | 01/14/2021Turn Me On, Take Me Private
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The SVU investigates when a role-play session on a camming website turns violent after one user decides to meet his idol in person.
#6 | 01/21/2021The Long Arm of the Witness
Carisi takes on a powerful judge when he inexplicably dismisses the rape case of a university student.
#7 | 02/18/2021Hunt, Trap, Rape, and Release
Benson teams up with Lt. Barek and the Bronx SVU to track down a serial rapist with victims in both boroughs.
#8 | 02/25/2021The Only Way Out Is Through
Benson helps two sisters get closure from a harrowing childhood assault. Kat's cousin reaches out for help.
#9 | 04/01/2021Return of the Prodigal Son (I)
The squad rallies around Det. Stabler to find the suspect behind a threat to his family. The crossover continues on Law & Order: Organized Crime S01E01 What Happens in Puglia (II).
#10 | 04/08/2021Welcome to the Pedo Motel
#11 | 04/15/2021Our Words Will Not Be Heard
#12 | 04/22/2021Episode 12
09/26/2019Season 21 - 20 episodes
09/27/2018Season 20 - 24 episodes
09/27/2017Season 19 - 24 episodes
09/21/2016Season 18 - 21 episodes
09/23/2015Season 17 - 23 episodes
09/24/2014Season 16 - 23 episodes
09/25/2013Season 15 - 24 episodes
09/26/2012Season 14 - 24 episodes
09/21/2011Season 13 - 23 episodes
09/22/2010Season 12 - 24 episodes
09/23/2009Season 11 - 24 episodes
09/23/2008Season 10 - 22 episodes
09/25/2007Season 9 - 19 episodes
09/19/2006Season 8 - 22 episodes
09/20/2005Season 7 - 22 episodes
09/21/2004Season 6 - 23 episodes
09/23/2003Season 5 - 25 episodes
09/27/2002Season 4 - 25 episodes
09/28/2001Season 3 - 23 episodes
10/20/2000Season 2 - 21 episodes
09/20/1999Season 1 - 22 episodes
?Specials - 6 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "Law & Order" (TV show/series, 1990-)
Spin-Offs: "Law & Order: Division of Field Investigation" (TV show/series, 2007-)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 37 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hindi (HI), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Letzeburgesch (LB), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Malay (MS), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Tamil (TA), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 09/20/1999
Latest episode released on: 02/25/2021
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"La Ley y el Orden: UVE"
"Law & Order: Unidade de Vítimas Especiais (SVU)"
"Law und Order Special Victims Unit"
"Law and Order SVU"
"성범죄수사대: SVU"
"Law & Order: SVU"
"Law and Order: New York"
"Law and Order: Special Victims Unit"
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 aspect ratio

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