If you’ve been watching cop dramas over the past 20 years, then at some point you’ve run into Detective John Munch, played by Richard Belzer.
The character started his law enforcement career on “Homicide: Life on the Street” back in 1993, and currently appears on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, but he’s shown up on a LOT of other shows as well.
From “Arrested Development” to “The X-Files” to friggin’ “Sesame Street,” Munch is the thread that ties a multitude of worlds together.
Which means all of your favorite characters know a guy who dated a girl who worked with a guy who met a girl who worked a bar that once served some people who know him. And other, far stranger connectons…