Find Out Which Law & Order: SVU Fan Favorite is Headed To Organized Crime

Stabler is getting a visit from an old friend on an upcoming episode of Law & Order: Organized Crime. Find out which former SVU cast member he's reuniting with.

By Daniel Trainor Mar 11, 2022 9:12 PMTags
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Sometimes we all need an old friend.

On the April 7 episode of Law & Order: Organized Crime, beloved former Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Captain Donald Cragen (Dann Florek) will show up to help his old buddy Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni). 

The episode's synopsis promises high drama: "When Donnelly's (Denis Leary) version of events don't match up to what Stabler remembers about his father's heroic rescue on the job, Stabler turns to his friend and mentor Donald Cragen for help sorting out the truths from the lies."

It pays to have friends in high places!

Most recently, Florek appeared on SVU's milestone 500th episode in October 2021. 

He originated the role of Detective Cragen on the original Law & Order in 1990 and went on to star in 69 episodes of L&O from '90-2004. He then appeared on a whopping 330 episodes of SVU from 1999-2015. He left the show as a series regular in 2013, but returned for a handful of guest spots after his departure.

Everything to Know About Law & Order: Organized Crime

The Organized Crime spin-off is currently in the middle of its second season. The show brought back Meloni, who played Stabler on 275 episodes of SVU from 1999-2011. The series follows Stabler as he runs the Organized Crime Task Force in New York City after the death of his wife.

Leary joined the show as a recurring guest star in season two. Mykelti Williamson also recently came aboard as the husband of Cassandra Webb, played by Jennifer Beals

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Tune in to see the Cragen and Stabler reunion on the April 7 episode of Law & Order: Organized Crime.

The show airs Thursdays at 10 pm on NBC.

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