Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Poster

Air Date: September 20th, 1999

Network: NBC

Series Summary
A special unit in New York investigates heinous cases.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Drama, Suspense, Action, Crime drama

Episodes

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  • If the crimes that drive "Law & Order" have the cops who solve them and the lawyers who prosecute them shaking their heads, the sex crimes dealt with by Special Victims will have the cops - and viewers - holding onto their stomachs. Show More

  • When the hour is over, one is left with the distinct impression that the story could have been told just as well, if not better, on the original "Law & Order." And one is reminded yet again that network TV seems to be recycling old ideas just when it desperately needs new ones. [20 Sept 1999, p.E1] Show More

  • The key here is that the emotional payoffs are dead-on. [20 Sept 1999, p.38] Show More

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