Following a decade of anticipation among viewers, Mariska Hargitay’s Olivia Benson and Christopher Meloni’s Elliot Stabler rejoined Thursday night.
No spoilers here, however the “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” former detective partners and beloved platonic pair came together a kick off a spinoff for Meloni titled “Law & Order: Organized Crime.”
The three-hour crossover episodes had been eagerly awaited by the individuals who have missed their characters’ chemistry.
“Law & Order: SVU” premiered in 1999 with Hargitay and Meloni featuring as specialists of sex wrongdoings. It is a side project of the first “Law and Order” (which finished after 20 seasons in 2010) and is in its 22nd season with Hargitay at the helm.
Meloni left to seek after different ventures in 2011 after 12 seasons.
Fans weren’t the only ones glad about the band getting together once more.
Hargitay tweeted her happiness.