And Now a Treat for LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT Fans

…Totally unrelated to writing. Except that as major fans we’ll always be grateful to the current crop of L & O: SVU writers for bringing back our favorite sidekick:

Law & Order: Criminal Intent‘s Kathryn Erbe to Reprise Role on SVU – by Robyn Ross (TVGuide.Com)

Law & Order: Criminal Intent‘s Kathryn Erbe is heading over to Law & Order: SVU, has learned.

Erbe will reprise her role as Det. Alexandra Eames and will cross paths with the SVU team when its investigation into a sex trafficking ring uncovers a connection to terrorists, according toTVLine, which first reported the news.

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The actress will likely appear in the fourth episode of the season, slated to air Oct. 17, executive producer Warren Leight tweeted.

Erbe spent eight seasons on Criminal Intent before returning for its 10th and final season in 2011.

The new season of Law & Order: SVU premieres on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 9/8c.

Now if we only could see this guy: