One of my favourite things about SVU is the amazing dialogue the charcters have. Here is a selection from season 1.
Narrator: 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 a elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.
(Cragen chews out Olivia for not arresting a woman who then committed suicide.) Don Cragen: toi just used your Get Out of Jail Free card, Olivia. There’s only one in the pack.
After a hard long jour of dealing with pedophiles with Olivia, Elliot goes home. He was dealing with a very personal case that got to him. Olivia told him to go home, but he thought he might go get a drink. "Nah, I'll go accueil and see Eli,", he says to himself. As he drives into the driveway, he notices that his bedroom light is on, and no one is home. So, being the couragious man he is, Elliot grabs his gun, and heads for the door. As he grabs a hold of the door nob, he notices that his hand is wet. he goes into the light and sees that it is blood. He graps his gun even harder and bursts through...