A teenaged transgender girl is assaulted in a park on her way home from school, and ends up in the hospital. On tonights episode, a transgender teen is teased and then injured by bullies. The squad uncovers video footage of the assault on a transgender teen and hunts down her attackers. Law and order svu 17x03 transgender bridge 15 yearold avery parker. Maternal instincts and patrimonial burden are my favorite episodes, transgender bridge is also quite good but sad. Television doesnt always get the details right, and falling into stereotypes can create problems instead of illuminating issues. Darius mccrae is one of the three teenage boys who harassed avery parker, a teenage transgender woman. Special victims unit struck a nerve this week with a storyline that reflected the ongoing debate over transgender people in the military.
Wednesdays episode, titled service, focused on a trial involving a young woman, sandy sky ksenivch played by morgan taylor campbell, who worked as an escort and was. With mariska hargitay, kelli giddish, icet, peter scanavino. When a transgender teen is taunted by high school kids, bullying escalates to tragedy. She becomes severely injured when darius mccrae pushes her off a bridge. One of the boys, darius mccrae takes her camera and when avery attempts to get it back, darius pushes her, causing her to accidentally fall off the bridge. Law and order svu 17x07 promo season 17 episode 7 promo patrimonial. Taunts and jokes intensify to pushing and shoving, leaving avery in. Law and order svu 17x03 transgender bridge 15 yearold avery parker guest star christopher dylan walks home from school through. This episode of svu, entitled transgender bridge, featured two families connected by a horrible tragedy that left one child dead and another imprisoned, all because of a terrible mistake, one that. Svu threw its hat into the transgender tv revolution game with an episode called transgender bridge. As acting commander of the svu, captain olivia benson is a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all.
Soon detectives are convinced that gabriel duvall is their rapist, but dont have quite enough evidence to put him away. Mariska hargitay olivia benson had her contract renewed for season 17. As a result, darius was tried as an adult for the murder. After the excellent season premiere last week, this episode dropped with a resounding thud. Im a photographer, writer, graphic designer and illustrator. Special victims unit titled transgender bridge, about a transgender teenager named avery. Svu, titled transgender bridge, follows the events that unfold after a transgender teen is pushed off a. Special victims unit titled transgender bridge, about a transgender teenager. Special victims unit or get episode details on nbc. The svu struggles to find a serial predator who uses a date rape drug that leaves no evidence. Law and order svu 17x03 transgender bridge 15 yearold avery parker guest star christopher dylan walks home from school through fort tryon park when shes surrounded by a group of rowdy boys. Novak is working on both the case and a terrified former victim when she is brutally attacked in her office late at night.
Svu season 17 episode 3 gave us a nuanced story about two teenagers, one of whom happened to be transgender, and the tragic way their paths crossed. Special victims unit, is summarized by the network as a tale of transgender. Svu premieres with an all wednesday september 30, season 17 episode 3 called, transgender bridge. His actions directly lead to avery falling off the bridge and injuring her arm and neck. My credits included law and order special victims unit, how i met your mother, and girls. Coming off a gripping 16th season that included a massive crossover with the heroic teams of chicago fire and chicago p. A teenaged transgender girl is assaulted in a park on her way home from school, and. It deals with the hate crimes statute and the application thereof. The program has received numerous accolades from communitybased organizations for the social issues it tackles, and cast members are frequently recognized for the work they do offscreen to promote personal health and safety and other volunteer efforts and initiatives. A transgender teen is teased and then injured by bullies, one of whom is tried as an adult when the case goes to. Special victims unit season 17, episode 3 transgender bridge. Svu continually strives to do, with one of the biggest ones being working to tell some of the most relevant stories possible to what is going on in the news. Law and order svu 17x03 promo transgender bridge hd by tv promos. Mariska hargitay olivia benson had her contract renewed for season 17, as well as icet det.
A forensic psychologist analyses the team, and presents. Svu team deals with a case of transgender assault in season 17 episode. Special victims unit is now in its fifteenth season. Law and order svu 17x03 promo transgender bridge hd video. Svu with mariska hargitay as now the newly promoted lieutenant olivia benson and the boss lady of the svu unit, and also returning in his 16th year is ice t as senior detective fin tutuola. Law and order svu season 17 episode 3 transgender bridge.
Law and order special victims unit transgender bridge. Special victims unit transgender bridge episode 17001. Avery parker, a transgender teen, is taking photos on a park bridge when shes approached by a band of high school students who begin insulting and shoving her. Special victims unit was renewed for a seventeenth season on february 5, 2015, by nbc. Apr 12, 2018 the trump administration recently took actions to limit transgender men and women from serving in the military, so it seems like svu ripped this worry straight from the headlines. The teens run away as onlookers record and post videos of the incident on social media. She stands up to bullying for being a transgender teenager in the united states. The svu squad has a real heartbreaker in this episode. Special victims unit, a transgender teen named avery parker is ganged up on by a group of bullies.
After the excellent season premiere last week, this episode dropped with a. The main characters were like window dressing, not adding any depth to the episode. Svu transgender bridge season 17 episode 3 airs wednesday, sept 30 2015 on nbc 9. The squad eventually find her at the home of the morrows, a successful yuppie couple.
Special victims unit, is summarized by the network as a tale of transgender tragedy. Special victims unit episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. Svu has given a voice to a silenced transgender community how one pivotal episode helped me come out as transgender. In tonights episode, 15 yearold avery parker guest star. All past episodes of the show are available to stream on hulu. Svu that featured the return of greg yates and some shocking developments. Season 17 transgender bridge on directv when a 15yearold who was part of a group of kids who put a transgender teen in the hospital is tried as an adult, the svu team wonders whether the punishment fits the crime.
The svu struggles to find a serial predator who uses a date rape drug that leaves no evidence behind. Special victims unit season 17 episode 2 transgender bridge add to watchlist a transgender teen is assaulted by high school bullies with tragic results. Svu season 17 episode 3 offers a topical story where the question of whats right doesnt have a clear answer. Law and order svu 17x03 promo transgender bridge hd. As a result, darius was tried as an adult for the murder of avery parker. Ada kenneth odwyer visits the svu and lets the team know the. Svu has always looked to the headlines, and the upcoming 17th season is already planning to highlight a hot topic issue. Svu strips trans kids of their humanity bitch media. Special victims unit transgender bridge tv episode 2015 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
She leads with empathy and professionalism, all the while dealing with her difficult past as a product of rape, and her future as mother to a young child, both of which influence the way she relates to each victim in need of help. Svu, titled transgender bridge, follows the events that unfold after a transgender teen is pushed off a bridge however, the act was not entirely. Whats the story behind the transgender tragedy on law. Taunts and jokes intensify to pushing and shoving, leaving avery in the hospital and three assailants under arrest. Darius enjoys drawing and dreamed of pursuing a career in graphic design.655 476 1035 962 1487 1529 934 1265 821 1528 1141 69 572 140 535 811 1004 950 805 1264 912 606 1632 642 654 1157 514 81 1361 966 755 729 1022 1095 1252 393 1429 23 1360 1108 1284 1333 496