WATCH: Eight Reasons Why SVU's Stabler/Benson Reunion Was Such a Big Deal

  • Christopher Meloni's return to Law & Order: Special Victims Unit after a decade away was a huge ratings hit.

    To help mark the occasion, Peacock has put out this compilation of moments from the legendary partnership of Meloni's Elliott Stabler and Mariska Hargitay's Olivia Benson that show why fans shipped them together, as well as some moments when the writers teased those fans without giving them exactly what they wanted.

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit airs Thursdays at 9:00 PM ET on NBC.

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    TOPICS: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay