Law and Order: SVU marks its 500th episode on Thursday night, October 21, 2021. Danny Pino will return as Detective Nick Amaro for the historic episode. Pino departed the series in Season 16 when his character suffered the repercussions of mistakenly shooting an unarmed teenager.
The 500th episode will air October 21 on NBC and will stream the next day on PEACOCK. Just last month on September 22, Ice-T took to Twitter
to announce the hit show would start filming the 500th episode. The next night, the 23rd, the 23rd season premiered to television audiences.
Twenty three seasons have been produced by Wolf Films and Universal Television. The 500th episode will air as the sixth episode of the season. Captain Olivia Benson played by Mariska Hargitay leads the cast. Kelli Giddish, Ice-T, and Peter Scanavino are additional mainstays of the series.