For all of the excitement and anticipation surrounding the "Bachelor"- inspired episode of Wednesday night's "Law & Order: SVU," it's safe to say the show's writers knocked it out of the park.
Chris Harrison probably wasn't too happy about this most dramatic episode, aptly titled "Assaulting Reality," but "Bachelor" fans definitely were.
Between the conniving producers, Benson's usual badassery and multiple illusions to the reality show -- "dream suites," slimy suitors, rivalries among the contestants -- it was truly the crossover fans have been waiting for. And that guest appearance from Alex Mack Larisa Oleynik? Simply perfect.
Here's what a few of the fans (and "SVU" actors and writers) thought of the episode:
And if you missed it, don't worry: You can stream the episode here.
“Law & Order: SVU” airs on NBC Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET.