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May 20, SVU Finale Diss: Does Stabler Deserve the Shade Benson Just Threw? By Matt Webb “That relationship, whatever it was, didn't allow for anything else. But with you, with . But every detective got a set of problems. Not just. Mar 31, Why Christopher Meloni Didn't Want Benson and Stabler to End Up been the death knell of that relationship" on 'Inside the Actors Studio. Law & Order: SVU as Detective Elliot Stabler, but he disagrees with Subscriber Services · Back Issues · Advertising · Contact Us · Tipline · Careers · Industry Jobs. He was partnered with Olivia Benson for over twelve years, and reported to Captain Donald Cragen. Elliot Stabler in Law & Order- Special Victims Unit Elliot had a difficult relationship with his parents; his father physically and . to get tested for HIV, as Susan's death suggested that he was at risk for the disease.
I feel deeply grateful to Dick for creating this show and having the vision to sustain the quality. The other night we had a dinner party. When I brought him the cake with "20" in Roman numerals, it hit me like a ton of bricks! What are your memories of your first day on set? But I do have a million memories from the pilot, especially the immediate chemistry with Chris [ Meloniwho played Det. We were filming in the Meatpacking District, and it was really hot and raining, so we all had to wear baseball caps.
I was going, "How lucky is this California girl to be shooting a television series in New York with this fantastic actor and fantastic crew! I was shocked at first. I had to ground myself and be brave.
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What storyline have you found particularly meaningful? The one about Olivia getting a family after being turned down for adoption and then having God drop this beautiful baby boy in her lap.
The show premiered in September The show is about the worst things people do to each other in the darkest part of humanity, which means many stories are difficult. But when a child suffers — those hit us hardest. The William Lewis arc [in Season 15] was the most taxing. I trusted him, so I was able to go there. Olivia seems to get kidnapped a lot. Do you even know the total? Like any woman, Olivia is trying to find the hairstyle that fits her life. I stand behind all my hairdos, except maybe three.
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What made Chris, your first partner in crime solving, so special? From the second we met, bells went off. He was intense and mercurial but also fun. Your current costar Ice-Twho plays Sgt. After speaking with her grandmother, Kathleen agrees to treatment. In a season 11 episode, he runs away from school and tries to join the Armysomething Stabler disapproves of.
It later turns out that Dickie was acting out because his friend, Shane, had been murdered. Stabler refuses to sign a parental consent form for Dickie to join the Army, but resolves to be a more attentive parent. As a result, he harbors an intense hatred of pedophilesadmitting to a police psychiatrist that he sometimes fantasizes about killing them. For example, Stabler successfully reaches out to a year-old girl Rachael Bella who regresses to a childlike state after being attacked by her father.
SVU's resident psychiatrist, Dr. Wongtheorizes that only Stabler would be able to reach her, as he is a father, and she is looking for another father figure.Elliot & Olivia - First Time
They are best friends, and trust each other completely. Stabler is Benson's longest relationship with a man,  and they have even each promised to give the other a kidney should they need a transplant. The two sometimes argue over the cases they work on; Benson tends to be quicker to side with the victims. For example, during a case in which three women are charged with raping a male stripperBenson and ADA Alexandra Cabot Stephanie March believe the man's story, while Stabler takes a cynical view of his claim from the start.
She asks for a new partner after Stabler expects her to jeopardize his life to shoot a convicted sex offender Lou Diamond Phillips who had kidnapped two children and killed one of them.
Dani Beck[ edit ] Stabler is assigned a temporary partner named Dani Beck Connie Nielsen while Benson is undercover in Oregon, embedded in an eco-terrorist group at the request of the FBI in season 8 Mariska Hargitay was pregnant and on maternity leave.
Beck takes well to the job, and she and Stabler become close. There is also some sexual tension between the two, and during one case, they share a kiss. Stabler reveals that he has not seen her for 15 years when she first arrives as the new ADA.
Marlowe was a lieutenant in when she left the NYPD after her command decision resulted in the deaths of two of her officers. Meloni and Hargitay had auditioned in the final round together, and after the actors left, there was a moment of dead silence, after which Wolf blurted out, "Oh well.
There's no doubt who we should choose — Hargitay and Meloni. Garth Ancierhead of NBC, agreed, and the rest of the panel assembled voiced their assent. It was rumored that NBC threatened to replace Hargitay and Meloni if they persisted in their demands.