Tag Archives: law & order

Tread Perilously: Special Review Unit — Wannabe

Tread Perilously once again opens the case files of the Special Review Unit with the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode “Wannabe.” When a weenie wagger escalates to rape, the SVU assembles a task force to take him down … Continue reading

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Special Review Unit: Season 14

Like any long running show, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit hit a rough patch four or five years back. As I discussed with David, this coincided (more or less) with the departure of Diane Neal as ADA Casey Novak. … Continue reading

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Special Review Unit Bottom Five: Runaway

Title: Runaway (Season 2, Episode 16) Memorable Line: “What about their rights?” Plot: The SVU officers respond to a hostage situation. Narcotics Sergeant Frank Foster has gone rogue after his daughter Jill disappears. A renegade filmmaker called Tito took a … Continue reading

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Special Review Unit Mini: Pure

As I have a “Project X” taking up my evenings at the moment, I present a Special Review Unit Mini: shorter looks back at rank and file SVU episodes. Title: Pure (Season 6, Episode 18) Uncomfortable Synopsis: A psychic’s aid … Continue reading

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Special Review Unit Bottom Five: Closure

Title: Closure (Season 1, Episode 9 & Season 2, Episode 3) Memorable Line: “Is this how you like it?” Plot: Benson is paged after a night of dubious passions with fellow Detective Brian Cassidy to handle the case of Harper … Continue reading

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Special Review Unit Bottom Five: Rescue

Title: Rescue (Season 12, Episode 10) Uncomfortable Synopsis: A SVU detective’s interest in a young boy leads to legal proceedings. Memorable Line: “You were expecting a pie chart?” Plot: Detectives are called to a party and investigate the case of … Continue reading

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Not About Wine: Fall TV So Far

Inspired by Louis’ recap and takedown of Two Broke Girls, which affirmed my decision not to watch it despite also having general positive feelings about Ms. Dennings’ talents both acting-related and otherwise, here are my initial thoughts on new Fall … Continue reading

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