Without a Trace

Season 3 Episode 18

Transitions

1
Aired Thursday 10:00 PM Mar 31, 2005 on CBS
8.0
out of 10
User Rating
71 votes
2

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Episode Summary

EDIT
When Stephanie Healy doesn't show up for choir practice, the team heads in to investigate and soon learns Stephanie had recently had a fight with her boyfriend. While speaking with Eddie, the team is shocked to learn that Stephanie used to be Stephen Patrick Healy. Convinced that the truth to what is happening in Stephanie's present lies in her past, the team investigates who Stephen was. Vivian has trouble hiding her worsening problems from the team, and is upset that Martin has been talking to Sam about his suspicions.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Saturday
No results found.
Sunday
No results found.
Monday
No results found.
SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Law & Order SVU has tackled all sorts of controversial stuff - now Without A Trace gives it a go. Transsexuals and the prejudice they face.

    9.0
    When Stephanie goes missing, the FBI quickly find out that she used to be Stephen, a married man with two kids who underwent surgery for gender reassignment several years ago.



    It's handled very well - there is a good balance of showing the difficulties people in her situation face, the prejudice of others and the fact that there are people from all walks of life who are actually very sensitive and accepting.



    The main thrust of the story is very poignant. An initial sighting of her handing over money to a guy who seemed to be threatening her is a red herring. There are other miscues as well - could her brother have killed her? He's not pleased when she turns up.



    But the real reason for her disappearance is worse - but at least there is a kind of happy ending to the whole thing.



    Except for the fact that Vivian is then found lying on the ground having had an attack of some kind...moreless
  • This wasn't the best of the season, but I was watching the choir director.

    8.3
    The fact that an old drama club bud was in this one kind of has me biased. Loved it. That was the best portrayal of a choir director ever! I can\'t wait until it comes around again on reruns this summer. I almost lept from my chair when I saw Eric Lange on yet another favorite show of mine. First CSI, now Without a Trace! Whoa.
Sandra Nelson

Sandra Nelson

Stephanie Healy

Guest Star

Jamie McShane

Jamie McShane

Robert Healy

Guest Star

Margaret Welsh

Margaret Welsh

Beverly Eastman

Guest Star

Stephanie Venditto

Stephanie Venditto

Dr. Lisa Harris

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

FILTER BY TYPE

More
Less
  • 10:00 pm
    20/20
    NEW
    ABC