Law and Order



9 January
SVU "Must Be Held Accountable" airs.
16 January
SVU "She Paints For Vengeance" airs.
30 January
SVU "The Longest Night Of Rain" airs.


6 February
SVU "Redemption In Her Corner" airs.
13 February
SVU "I Deserve Some Loving Too" airs.
20 February
SVU "Swimming With The Sharks" airs.
27 February
SVU "Eternal Relief From Pain" airs.


9 March
The World Health Organisation (WHO) officially declares the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, starting worldwide lockdowns, restrictions, border and country closures to foreign and interstate residents, indefinite closures to mass public gathering locations and venues such as cinemas, gyms, nightclubs, restaurants, sporting and concert arenas, most schools closing indefinitely while transitioning to online learning with some schools only open for children and teenagers of essential workers or vulnerable children and teenagers, workplaces closing indefinitely while transitioning to working at home and Zoom meetings, new rules put in place in retail stores, malls, shopping centres, hotels and other places frequently full of people such as mandatory mask wearing at all indoor areas, social distancing when possible, stricter hygiene rules in bathrooms, food courts and when handling items and mandatory vaccination status to enter some retail stores worldwide except for supermarkets and other stores selling essential goods like medicine, medication and care products and cancellations of planned and scheduled events such as movie premieres, concerts, sports games, expos, carnivals and the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021, with some movies being released on streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime instead of cinemas and some broadcast sports game being played without stadium crowds.
26 March
SVU "Dance, Lies and Video Tape" airs.


2 April
SVU "Garland's Baptism By Fire" airs.
15 April
Brian Dennehy dies.
16 April
SVU "Solving For The Unknowns" airs.
23 April
SVU "The Things We Have To Lose" airs.


25 May
African American man George Floyd is murdered while being arrested by police, sparking worldwide protests and marches for the Black Lives Matter movement and justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other people of colour killed in acts of police brutality. As well as this, several police stations and stores such as Target, particularly in the area where George Floyd resided, were looted and burnt down by protesters, either destroying these places completely or leaving them in a dilapidated state beyond repair.


28 August
Chadwick Boseman dies.


6 November
Barbara Spiegel dies.
12 November
SVU "Guardians and Gladiators" airs.
19 November
SVU "Ballad Of Dwight and Irena" airs.


3 December
SVU "Remember Me In Quarantine" airs.
9 December
Joe Biden wins the US election, defeating Donald Trump.
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