Tonight's SVU did something only this show can: It entertained and riveted, while teaching about a horrifying American problem. In this gut-wrenching ...
This episode begins with William Lewis' crazy psychotic face creepily saying "Tick tock." Then the kettle whistles and Liv snaps out of her daymare.
If Shakespeare wrote about sex crimes in New York... the result probably wouldn't look like this week's SVU episode. Nevertheless, "Betrayal's Climax" was a powerful episode, illuminating the tragic consequences of modern gang violence, misogyny and misguided codes of honor.
Olivia's drinking! Amanda's gambling! Nick's possibly stalking his wife! The SVU is in serious trouble when Finn is the most functional detective in the squad.
With the latest real-life developments in New Jersey's political scandal pointing out some flaws in real life New Jersey politics, the possibility exists that this episode of Law and Order: SVU may have more truth to it than we'd probably all like to think.
Luckily, this week takes a break from the Save Benson storyline. In fact, the episode starts on a high note for Liv with a party celebrating her relatively new status as a sergeant.
Every police officer who's ever walked a beat knows that dangers can lurk around any corner. Tonight's SVU highlighted the uncertainty that officers ...
In this episode, Benson finally faces her attacker in court in what predictably becomes one of the most infuriatingly obnoxious scenes of the season. Seriously, this guy is the worst.
What do you think, SVU fans? Should Olivia have told the truth about beating the crap out of Louis? Is a sherbet-colored shirt ever okay in court? And why was this episode called "Psycho Therapist"? Olivia's therapist was perfectly lovely.
In a riveting riff on the Jodi Arias case, last night's SVU was smart, fast-moving, and got a lot right. It was also the rare episode where the real-life headlines were more lurid than the episode it inspired. A good chunk of the Arias trial was too explicit to air on NBC's prime time.
While every episode of Law and Order: SVU is pretty emotionally draining, this week cuts out all the bells and whistles -- no faux American Idol judges or fun cameos -- leaving only the raw story that unfortunately reaches beyond the realm of television.
You knew how innocent tonight's music coach was by how earnestly he denied the charges, right? He just couldn't believe anyone would accuse him of that. Don't be fooled. In real life, predators are excellent liars. I think they even convince themselves.
While last week we got fake Weinergate, this week we get fake "American Idol."
"October Surprise" was a fun storyline, although, like the politician it portrayed, some of the details were sketchy. I suppose it's hard to fictionalize a true story that is itself totally unbelievable.
We've all been waiting for it, and it's finally here: The episode that is completely and utterly unrelated to Anthony Weiner.
Tonight's SVU promised a trip down an Alice-inspired rabbit hole of mind-bending drugs, hipster popup parties, and sly trust-fund kids.