Law & Order: SVU are welcoming back two familiar faces, both of whom are related to Det. Amanda Rollins.
Donald Logue will return as Lieutenant Declan Murphy, the role he played in Seasons 15 to 17, TVLine has been exclusively known for. Murphy will be completing his most recent undercover mission and will be visiting Captain Benson and the Special Victims Unit for help with a high-priority case involving a series of hate crimes. seems to be coordinated around New York City.
Besides, Ari’el Stachel, who played Sgt. Khaldun, will reprise his role in the same episode.
Longtime viewers will remember that Murphy, who replaced Benson at SVU during the William Lewis era, was also the father of Rollins’ eldest daughter, Jesse. And Khaldun, a transit cop who collaborated with Benson’s team in Seasons 21 and 22, acted as Rollins’ romantic partner on a secret job and later appeared to be interested in the blonde detective. .
The episode of Logue and Stachel is scheduled to air in January 2022. Before that, however, SVU and spinoff Law & Order: Organized Crime there will be a crossover event on Thursday, December 9. The two-hour broadcast will address Richard Wheatley’s trial for the murder of Kathy Stabler – at which former ADA Rafael Barba agrees to defend Wheatley – and the sudden disappearance of Eli Stabler, which leads Elliot to ask for Olivia’s help in finding his son.
“It will be a Law & Order Christmas,” OC showrunner Ilene Chaiken recently said about OC half of the crossover, titled “The Christmas Episode”. “I’ll just say: I hope we don’t spoil Christmas for you all the time.”
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