Law & Order: SVU 24×22 “All Pain is One Malady” is an episode with a very difficult job to do, but it mostly pulls it off.
Law & Order: SVU 24×21 “Bad Things” does a good job of balancing cases new and old. But the personal, character-driven stuff…not so much.
Law & Order: SVU 24×19 “Bend the Law” manages to do something that the series hasn’t lately: actually make two (seemingly) at-odds parts fit.
Law & Order: SVU 24×18 “Bubble Wrap” basically exists as an excuse for Mariska Hargitay and Michelle Gomez to be onscreen together. It’s fine.
Law & Order: SVU 24×09 “And A Trauma In A Pear Tree” is somewhat of a baffling mid-season finale. Great Rollins exit, bizarre everything else.
Law & Order: SVU 24×07 “Dead Ball” is one of those episodes that’s great for your typical weekend “TV’s broken — only plays SVU” marathon.
In the wrong hands, Law & Order: SVU 24×06 “Controlled Burn” could’ve been needlessly over the top and just…disturbing. But it was FIRE.
Law & Order: SVU 24×05 “Breakwater” uses the case of a corrupt chief lifeguard to further many themes that have worked very well this season.
Despite being set up guaranteed to be a major, epic fail, Law & Order: SVU 24×03 “Mirror Effect” is…actually not. Read why.
Law & Order 22×01 “Gimme Shelter – Part Three” ended the franchise’s three-part premiere event on a sour note.
Law & Order: SVU 23×15 “Promising Young Gentlemen” really killed the “let’s make our perps be so generically terrible, you’ll forget them” game.
Law & Order: SVU 23×13 “If I Knew Then What I Know Now” just made it feel good to have one of our favorites back after a month-long hiatus.
Law & Order: SVU 23×08, “Nightmares in Drill City” was a well-intentioned episode of television that didn’t always hit the mark.
Law & Order: SVU 23×04, “Another Tale of Two Victims,” was a masterful, damning look at the hypocrisy and double standards in our criminal justice system. In a (so-far) ongoing SVU season 23 narrative about power imbalances and just a…