We’re just thankful for the time we had with you guys.
I don't know what's going to happen with our little love triangle, but I feel that [she's] changed." Romantic potential isn't the only change at .
"There was always an unspoken shorthand to what we were doing," Meloni recalled. You know, not in certain scenes, no, but yeah, constantly busting chops." Stabler and Benson were on-the-job partners throughout Meloni's time on the series but never took their relationship to the next level.
"There's a lot to be said for that when you're working with someone for 16 hours a day, you better get along when the cameras aren't rolling as well as when it is." "Oh my God, [we were] always cracking up," he shared. The actor explained the show's writers understood the characters dating would ruin the partnership.
Still, Hargitay is optimistic about Benson's love life.
"It feels like such a new beginning to me," she says.
"I just about passed out when I saw him there," says Hargitay.