Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) (TV Show)

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (often abbreviated to Law & Order: SVU or just SVU) is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced. In the style of the original Law & Order, episodes are often "ripped from the headlines" or loosely based on real crimes that have received media attention. Created and produced by Dick Wolf, the series premiered on NBC on September 20, 1999, as the first spin-off of Wolf's successful crime drama, Law & Order. The show started its 17th season on September 23, 2015, and has aired 381 original episodes as of February 17, 2016. It is the current longest running scripted non-animated U.S. primetime TV series since the cancellation of the original Law & Order in 2010 and is the fifth-longest running scripted U.S. primetime TV series on a major broadcast network. Wikipedia


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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is a member of the following lists: Edgar Award winning works, Television shows set in New York City, NBC network shows, 2000s American television series, 1990s American television series, Crime television series, Television spin-offs, American drama television series, Legal television series and Television series by NBC Universal Television.

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438 Episodes »
  • Season 1 Season 1
  • Season 2 Season 2
  • Season 3 Season 3
  • Season 4 Season 4
  • Season 5 Season 5
  • Season 6 Season 6
  • Season 7 Season 7


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ADA David Goreman: So you're an expert on sex crimes - is that correct? Brian Cassidy: Well, we all have something to learn... ADA David Goreman: I'm sure. Can you tell us the technical, or 'psycho-sexual' term, if you will - for fondling a stranger? Brian Cassidy: (thinking) ... Fromage?... (audience giggles) ADA David Goreman: I believe it's "frottage". Brian Cassidy: Right, right - "frottage".


146 Awards »
Nominated for 146 Awards | Won 41

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