After 10 lengthy years, the present ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ reunited everybody’s favourite tv detectives. Fair warning roommates, there will likely be spoilers forward. Olivia Benson and Elliott Stabler lastly linked in the course of the present’s newest episode ‘Return of the Prodigal Son.’ The consequence was a wave of recollections for SVU followers in all places.
The visitor look was a part of a crossover occasion to advertise NBC’s new spinoff ‘Law & Order: Organized Crime.’ Chris will play the lead position as Stabler on an elite job drive combating towards probably the most highly effective felony organizations in New York City.
In the SVU episode, Stabler’s spouse suffers severe accidents after a failed automobile bombing. Benson arrives on the scene, acknowledges the spouse named Kathy and has the primary teary-eyed, shocked confrontation with Stabler.
Later within the episode, throughout a hospital go to to Kathy from Stabler and Benson, followers get the juicy dialog about Stabler’s departure.
“Liv, I’m sorry,” Stabler says to Benson. She tries to discourage the conversion, however Stabler persists and Benson responds.
“Are you sorry for leaving? Or, are you sorry for walking, for not giving me the courtesy of not telling me?” Benson asks Stabler. He responds “both” and she tells him once more that he “walked away” and that he was “the single most important person” in her life and he “just disappeared.”
We later get extra solutions about the place Stabler ran off to all this time. Fin Tutuola, performed by Ice-T, tells Benson that Stabler has been working in Rome, Italy on a particular job drive.
Prior to this episode, the final time actors Mariska Hargitay and Chris Meloni portrayed the pair collectively was on Season 12 of the present. Their characters shared the lead in taking down criminals committing sexually-based offenses and serving to all types of victims.
Stabler’s time on the SVU staff ended after he shot and killed a younger, rape sufferer within the season 12 finale. Stabler was making an attempt to cease the sufferer from occurring a capturing spree within the squad room. The lethal capturing meant the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau needed to overview his case information and Stabler wasn’t right here for it. Fans (and Benson) discovered that Stabler retired from the police drive within the premiere of SVU’s season 13.
In actual life, actor Chris left the present in 2011 to chase different profession alternatives. During the final ten seasons of SVU, Mariska held down the lead position. Her character Benson was promoted from detective to captain, had a pair relationships and adopted a son named Noah Porter.
There’s no official phrase on future crossover occasions, however to not fear. SVU present runner Warren Leight revealed that this received’t be the final Benson and Stabler reunion, in line with ‘Entertainment Tonight,’ so we now have one thing to look ahead to!
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