Law & Order: SVU

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit deals with, as they say, "especially heinous" crimes. Yet despite the dark content, the show is famous for its hysterical one-liners (some intentional, others ... not so much). Don't believe us? Here are 19 of SVU's best lines out of context:

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1. "Closure," Season 1, Episode 10

2. "Mercy," Season 4, Episode 14

3. "Painless," Season 5, Episode 22

4. "Web," Season 7, Episode 21

5. "Locum," Season 12, Episode 1

6. "Wet," Season 12, Episode 5

7. "Brief Interlude," Season 14, Episode 23

8. "Snitch," Season 9, Episode 10

9. "Tangled," Season 3, Episode 5

10. "Ace," Season 11, Episode 22

11. "Svengali," Season 9, Episode 6

12. "Closure," Season 1, Episode 10

13. "Wet," Season 12, Episode 5

14. "Careless," Season 5, Episode 18

15. "Perverted," Season 11, Episode 9

16. "Careless," Season 5, Episode 18

17. "Philadelphia," Season 8, Episode 16

18. "Justice," Season 3, Episode 19

19. "Mother," Season 5, Episode 13