Richard Belzer is Leaving 'Law & Order: SVU'
We don't have to say goodbye to Det. Munch entirely; The Huffington Post writes that Munch will continue to make recurring appearances on the show. This is great news because Munch has been on television in some capacity since Homicide: Life on the Street began in 1993. And saying goodbye to a friend of 20 years is an awful hard thing to do.