Friends? (Hulu)It's not that "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is formulaic. It's that...uh...when a show's been on for this long, certain patterns start to emerge? Fine: It's formulaic. But that doesn't mean it's not enjoyable. Here are the most basic facts you need to know about last night's episode.
Crime: Piano student Sarah ("Medium" star Sofia Vassilieva) has her apartment invaded by a gun-wielding intruder (Cedric Sanders) who demands a beer, refuses her offer of money, and rapes her.
Headline This Was Ripped From: Nothing specific, though since the victim is white and the perpetrator is black, the issue of cross-racial misidentification comes up.Read More »from ‘SVU’ Episode ‘True Believers’ in The ‘SVU’-o-Matic