The SVU squad is losing another longtime member.
Dann Florek, who plays Capt. Cragen, is leaving Law & Order: SVU this season after 15 years.
"Friday was the last day 4 Cragen/Florek. It was a sweet send off! But he'll live on in syndication land 4 evah," Florek tweeted on Monday.
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She just doesn't care.
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"He should have not put that dead hooker in his bed," executive producer Warren Leight tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "Even if we know Capt. Cragen, it's just never good to wake up with a dead hooker in your bed. That means you did something wrong."
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