Law & Order: SVU Review: "Blood Brothers"

"Blood Brothers" could have been a retread of previous SVU episodes, but I was pleasantly surprised when the show moved beyond the tragic rape of the young Ella and explored a new angle. The episode really showed that the storylines can still seem fresh after so many seasons, and that the detectives can really coalesce into a working team.

With Amaro and Rollins already on the job, the episode avoided spending too much time on developing the characters and more on showcasing the squad's police work. For the most part, Benson ended up with Amaro and Finn with Rollins (leaving poor Munch on his own again!). While Benson may have seemed initially resistant to working with Amaro, especially when Novak assumed he was her new partner, she didn't let her issues slow down the investigation. Read More...


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