TV Series | TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD, investigate sexually related crimes.
Although viewers had long wondered if the character George Huang was gay (as is BD Wong), his homosexuality was not verified until season eleven, episode five, "Hardwired". Even for a show and a franchise that is notoriously parsimonious with personal ... ...
ADA Casey Novak:
This changes everything.
The series is ostensibly based on the NYPD's Special Victims Division, but the SVD wasn't established until 2003, four years after the series premiered.
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.
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