TV Series | TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD, investigate sexually related crimes.
Before Kelli Giddish landed her role as Detective Amanda Rollins, she first appeared as a rape victim by the name of Kara Bawson in season eight, episode twelve, "Outsider".
Do I need a lawyer?
Elliot Stabler: For being a peeping tom? No, you just need a shrink.
When the detectives are interviewing someone or working a crime scene, they are never seen taking notes. Real detectives are constantly taking notes. The notes are so important that they are occasionally booked into evidence to ensure the originals will be available for review before trial.
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.