The Rookie

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The series follows John Nolan, a forty-year-old man, who moves from his comfortable, small town life to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a police officer for the Los Angeles Police ...

Nathan Fillion, Titus Makin Jr., Alyssa Diaz, Eric Winter

    • Released
    • (2018-)
    • Seasons
    • 2 seasons
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    SEASON 2

  • Episode 20The Hunt

    In part two of the season finale, Nolan's discovery goes much deeper than he expected and could put his life and career in jeopardy.

  • Episode 19The Q Word

    Their rookie year is coming to an end and officers Nolan, Chen and West are about to be squeezed harder than ever before as their training officers evaluate whether they are truly ready for the job. Meanwhile, after one of their rookie classmates is invol

  • Episode 18Under the Gun

    Nolan and Harper are tasked with escorting 4 juvenile offenders to a Scared Straight program at a correctional facility that quickly becomes a riotous situation. Nolan is uncertain about his relationship with Grace after she fails to introduce him to her

  • Episode 17Control

    Officer Nolan's relationship with his first confidential informant is tested when he discovers her back on the street dealing drugs. Meanwhile, Lucy's fear of dating following her abduction and her intrusion into Jackson's relationship is beginning to thr

  • Episode 16The Overnight

    Officers Chen and Bradford respond to a call at the Los Angeles auditions of "American Idol," and Officer Chen ends up facing Ryan Seacrest and the judges. Meanwhile, Chen befriends reporter whose motives are not clear. 

  • Episode 15Hand-Off

    Officer Nolan is having a particularly bad day after learning his identity has been stolen and could jeopardize his position as an officer. Meanwhile, Sgt. Grey must confront his past and testify at the parole hearing of the man who shot Grey and murdered

  • Episode 14Casualties

    Officers Nolan and Harper investigate a murder which may have national security implications, while Officer Bradford must confront his past when he crosses paths with a homeless veteran.

  • Episode 13Follow-up Day

    Nolan is given some life-changing news and invites Grace over for a homecooked meal in his newly remodeled kitchen. Meanwhile, each unit is tasked with following up on dormant cases in the hopes they can uncover new leads.

  • Episode 12Now and Then

    Lucy returns to duty after her abduction and Harper steps in to help her through her first day back on patrol. Meanwhile, Nolan takes his son's fiancé, Abigail, on a ride along after showing interest in becoming a police officer.

  • Episode 11Day of Death

    Officer Nolan and the entire team are in a desperate search to rescue Officer Chen after her abduction and must attempt to get Rosalind to help them in their search. Meanwhile, after Officer Lopez discovers Wesley unconscious from a dangerous cocktail of

  • Episode 10The Dark Side

    Officer Nolan and team are charged with escorting a notorious female serial killer to the graves of her previously unrecovered victims. However, when they arrive, they unearth even more than they expected. Meanwhile, Officer Chen meets a seemingly perfect

  • Episode 9Breaking Point

    Officer Nolan's trust is tested when he tries to help the previous owner of his home reconnect with his family. Meanwhile, Officer Harper has finally earned an overnight visit with her daughter that is put into jeopardy when her past undercover life resu

  • Episode 8Clean Cut

    Officer Nolan kicks off his birthday by babysitting a crime scene at a law office. Meanwhile, Officer Bradford and Officer West are set to receive special awards, and Sgt. Grey rides patrol with Officer Harper after she requests an early annual evaluation

  • Episode 7Safety

    John and Jessica's relationship gets a lot more complicated after she delivers some surprising news. Meanwhile, Officer Bradford and Office West are assigned a community policing project helping out the Watts Rams as volunteer coaches at their fall clinic

  • Episode 6Fallout

    An emergency alert of an impending missile attack sends Los Angeles into chaos and uncertainty, while the officers each try to keep the peace and deal with their own disasters.

  • Episode 5Tough Love

    As part of their second phase of training, the rookies are asked to develop their first confidential informants. Officer Nolan soon discovers that no two informants are the same and struggles with his newest task. Meanwhile, Officer Chen's mother complica

  • Episode 4Warriors and Guardians

    Officer Nolan gets off to a rocky start after being introduced to his new training officer, Nyla Harper, who has an unconventional approach to police work after her stint as an undercover detective. Meanwhile, Officer Bradford struggles to think of an app

  • Episode 3The Bet

    Officer Nolan navigates building tension in his relationship with Jessica and a developing rapport with Grace while working a high-stakes criminal case involving an undercover homeland security agent. Meanwhile, Officer Chen meddles with Officer Bradford'

  • Episode 2The Night General

    Nolan teams up with new night detective Pablo Armstrong for a murder investigation case that results in an unexpected reunion with a former love interest. Meanwhile, Officer Bradford reluctantly accepts help from Officer Chen as he prepares for his sergea

  • Episode 1Impact

    Danger is ever-present as the officers of the Mid-Wilshire precinct grapple with the aftermath of a plotted attack on the city of Los Angeles, leaving Officer Bradford fighting for his life. Flash forward two weeks and the rookies receive the shocking res

    SEASON 1

  • Episode 20Free Fall

    As the rookies prepare for a big exam to see who moves on to the next stage of training, Officer Nolan and Officer Bishop are called to the scene of a murder and learn that the victim may be tied to a potential terrorist attack on the city of Los Angeles.

  • Episode 19The Checklist

    Sergeant Gray informs the rookies that they must track down a specific set of crimes in a 48-hour period in order to qualify for their final exam. Meanwhile, Officer Nolan and Officer Bishop answer a silent alarm call at will.i.am's house.

  • Episode 18Homefront

    When one of their colleagues is arrested by Internal Affairs for lying on the witness stand, it leads to the release of three felons whose cases he worked on and the team being asked to check in on them now that they are free. Meanwhile, Officer Nolan fin

  • Episode 17The Shake Up

    A massive earthquake rocks the city and throws everyone's patrols and its citizens into chaos. Meanwhile, agent Russo recommends Officer Nolan for a protective detail of Brad Hayes, a man whose dealings have put a target on his head.

  • Episode 16Greenlight

    Officer Nolan gets a lesson in respect after his arrest of a gang member leads to a free-for-all on his life. Meanwhile, Officer Chen and Officer Bradford pull over Mario Lopez, who thinks he can talk his way out of a traffic violation.

  • Episode 15Manhunt

    When a prison bus crashes, all units must respond as some inmates face severe injuries while others seek an opportunity to flee. In the wake of the accident, Officer Nolan tries to impress an FBI hostage negotiator while tracking down an escaped convict.

  • Episode 14Plain Clothes Day

    The rookies are really put to the test when their training officers accompany them out of uniform for Plain Clothes Day, which forces them to make all the decisions while on patrol. Meanwhile, Officer Nolan tries to prove he has been progressing faster th

  • Episode 13Caught Stealing

    The rookies become the prime suspects after it is discovered a large sum of money used in a drug bust has gone missing.

  • Episode 12Heartbreak

    The most dangerous day of the year - Valentine's Day - has the team on high alert, and Officer Nolan invites everyone over for a party now that he is single.

  • Episode 11Redwood

    An unscheduled visit by the vice president of the United States puts the station on high alert. The secret service tasks Officer Nolan and Officer Bishop with checking out a possible threat to the vice president while the rest of the team try to keep the

  • Episode 10Flesh and Blood

    On Captain Andersen's orders, Officer Nolan and Sergeant Grey are paired up for the day on patrol. Additionally, Nolan's son and Grey's daughter visit their dads on the job and see them in action. Meanwhile, Officer Chen is paired up with Captain Andersen

  • Episode 9Standoff

    Officer Bradford's wife, Isabel, is found shot but alive and he vows to track down the man responsible. Meanwhile, Officer Nolan must protect his home and the truth after a home invasion attack.

  • Episode 8Time of Death

    Officer Nolan and Officer Bishop respond to a silent alarm call at a local convenience store where two men are attempting to rob the place. Officer Nolan pursues one of the suspects on foot and is forced to make a split-second decision that will affect bo

  • Episode 7The Ride Along

    Sergeant Grey informs Officer Nolan and Officer Bishop that they are going to have a movie director as a ride-along during their patrol after a fun afternoon granting the wish of a Make-A-Wish kid as honorary police officer Kaydence Patton. Meanwhile, Off

  • Episode 6The Hawke

    Nolan and the team must help capture a cop and his former mentor from the academy after he becomes a fugitive following an assault. Meanwhile, Officer Tim Bradford needs Officer Lucy Chen to learn to predict the moves of criminals in order to capture them

  • Episode 5The Roundup

    Nolan, the rookies and their training officers get involved in a competition that pits them against each other, while Officer Lucy Chen notices Officer Tim Bradford is obsessed with winning at all costs.

  • Episode 4The Switch

    The rookies are temporarily paired with new training officers, and Officer Nolan is paired with Officer Lopez. When Nolan and Lopez track down an escaped criminal, they discover a little kindness goes a long way. Meanwhile, Jackson is forced to face his f

  • Episode 3The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    After Nolan and Talia lose control of a crime scene, they begin to debate whether people are fundamentally good or bad and what that means for a police officer. Meanwhile, Lucy is concerned Tim is enabling his wife's destructive behavior and not taking ca

  • Episode 2Crash Course

    Talia forces Nolan to confront his personal moral instincts in order to be a good cop after he encounters a kidnapping victim. Meanwhile, Lucy is temporarily placed with a new training officer who tests her patience, and Jackson must confront his failures

  • Episode 1Pilot

    Starting over isn't easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being a police officer.