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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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Tread Perilously — Special Review Unit: Faith

For the last Tread Perilously of 2016, we reopen the case files of the Special Review Unit for an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent called “Faith.” A seemingly apt title. Det. Robert Goren and Det. Alex Eames investigate … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Special Victims Unit: Rescue

Tread Perilously opens the case files of the Special Review Unit to take a look at the “Rescue,” a twelfth season episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in which Olivia Benson once again destroys a life. What begins … 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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