Law and Order:SVU “Flight Risk” (S19E11)

This episode felt extremely relevant to everything going on in the entertainment industry as well as politically right now in our country. Following on the heels of the #metoo movement, it was about both the personal rape of a victim (Co-Pilot Tara) and the entrenched sexist attitudes that allowed this rape and the fallout happen….

Law and Order: SVU (S19E10) “Pathological”

“Pathological” was a case quite literally ripped out of the headlines. Many of us watching almost  immediately connected it to the real life case of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, a young girl who murdered her mother. Police proved that the mother had Munchausen Syndrome by proxy and had convinced everyone, including her daughter that she was…

Law and Order:SVU (S19E09) “Gone Baby Gone”

We left our team before Christmas in a serious cliffhanger with Olivia’s son Noah missing.  This episode was all about Noah, Olivia and their relationship with Sheila as Olivia desperately searches for her son. Picking up where we left off, a devastated Olivia rounds up her entire team to begin the search for Noah. They…

Law and Order: SVU (S19E08) “Intent”

This week’s episode was a fantastic example of murky waters. Crimes that were almost not crimes and a relationship possibly built on falsehood. SVU was firing on all cylinders as we head into the winter break. We open on Benson arriving to pick up Noah from Sheila after school. It’s a happy family scene, interrupted…

NBC Fall 2017-2018 Schedule

On Sunday, NBC has reviled it’s up coming fall schedule for the 2017-2018 TV season and it comes with some big news comes on the returning show. The Peacock network has announced that the breakout hit The Is Us is moving from Tuesdays at 9pm to Thursdays at 9pm. In it’s new slot, it will…

Law & Order: SVU (S18E03): “Imposter”

Review:  Law and Order: SVU, in its eighteenth season, has started off with some its most explosives topics and episodes yet. The latest episode, titled “Imposter”, explored the high pressure environment of private school education and what lengths some go to, to get their children enrolled. It opens on a couple and their son, the…

Law & Order: SVU (S18E02): “Making a Rapist”

Review: I have to start this by saying two words, Kelli Williams. SVU, over the years, and still now, is known for its deeply talented, and famous guest-stars. These guest stars oftentimes inhabit characters so bad, and villainous that the audiences never forget them but there are also the ones that affect us in a…

Law & Order: SVU (S18E01): “Terrorized”

Review: 18, the number of seasons that Law & Order: SVU has been on our television screens. Can you believe it? I can. The powerful leadership of Mariska Hargitay, the storytelling and continuing commitment of the entire cast and creative team, is what sets it apart and above. And the most recent premiere is no…

Law & Order: SVU (S17E21) “Assaulting Reality”

Review: For all those fans whose allegiance lies with Law & Order: SVU and UnReal, you would have seen your worlds colliding on the latest SVU episode in which a reality show was at the centre of the investigation. Titled “Assaulting Reality” began on “Heart’s Desire” the reality show meant to mimic everyone’s beloved Bachelor,…

Law & Order: SVU (S17E19) “Sheltered Outcasts”

Review: This week’s installment of Law & Order: SVU involved one of the team’s own, Detective Carisi (Peter Scanavino), going undercover to find a suspect connected to a string of rapes. The episode opens on two young women; one, a new mum and her friend are discussing how a soul cycle class would be just…

Law & Order: SVU (S17E18) “Unholiest Alliance”

Review: After a two week long hiatus that had us all holding our breaths, waiting to see whether Lieutenant Benson would return to her beloved squad, “Unholiest Alliance” answered all our questions and calmed our fears. As we saw previously, Liv (Mariska Hargitay) was stripped of her command with Little Dodds (Andy Karl) stepped in….

Law & Order: SVU (S17E17) “Manhattan Transfer”

Review: Law and Order: SVU aren’t holding back this season, and why would they, when for 17 years they have been one of the most popular procedural shows on our televisions. This week’s episode was another thrilling look at a story that has recently re-entered headlines across the world – the systemic abuse of children…