'Law & Order: SVU': Richard Belzer's John Munch says goodbye

Richard Belzer's final episode of "Law & Order: SVU" as Detective John Munch could use more of him.The Wednesday (Oct. 16) episode, "Wonderland Story," opens with a collection of characters bidding farewell to Munch at a roast in his honor. All NYPD detectives have to retire by their 63rd birthday. (Belzer, who has played Munch in a record 10 different shows over 20 years, is 69.)Though the detectives always wear jackets and shirts with collars and ties, they are spiffier in this episode as they gather to roast their friend. Munch is the spiffiest of all, entering in a white dinner jacket and black bow tie. He looks as if he's in Vegas, not Brooklyn, where the scene was shot."I have to admit I did underestimate you at first," Detective Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) says. "And I have to admit Detective Munch is not just a brilliant detective but a very, very soulful man."The camera...



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