Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 20 Reviews

April 16, 2020
It rivals Gunsmoke and its own parent series, Law & Order, as one of the longest-running dramas on US television, and constantly keeps things fresh with a host of gripping storylines.
April 16, 2020
SVU continues to be a valuable tool that keeps sexually-based and intra-familial crimes center stage, where these horrific events should be. It tackles the taboo.
September 28, 2019
In stark contrast to its peers, SVU understands its place in the cultural zeitgeist and the responsibility that comes with that.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 27, 2018
Honestly, the fact that the show lasted this long is just impressive on its face.
September 28, 2018
Powerful work from Sally Murphy as the boy's conflicted mom, and a strong first impression from Sandrine Holt in a recurring role as psychologist Lisa Abernathy.
September 28, 2018
I've been waiting all summer for the return of Law & Order: SVU and the season premiere didn't disappoint. If anything, it exceeded expectations.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
September 28, 2018
By introducing a conversation about masculinity and gun control in its very first episode of the season, SVU seems to be suggesting that if, for some reason we haven't been having these discussions before, it's about time for us to start.