New Amsterdam: Season 1, Episode 2

Golden Boy (6 Mar. 2008)

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Amsterdam and Eva investigate the murder of a student at a prestigious New York City private school.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Omar (as Stephen McKinley Henderson)
Coroner / mank
Lizbeth MacKay ...
Ryan Lynn ...


Eva and John investigate a death that first appears to be a case of accidental death by autoerotic-asphyxiation. However, they suspect it is murder and find a number of suspects at the victim's school, including his best friend and drug-mate, his ex-girlfriend, his track coach and the coach's wife. Meanwhile flashbacks reveal the start of John's relationship with Omar in the 1940's. Written by Ron Kerrigan <>

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Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi






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John's birth name was Johan van der Zee. See more »


In the first episode, when John is reviewing the subway footage, the woman in the light-colored coat that comes up to help approaches to the right of the woman already next to him, near his head. At the beginning of this episode, the footage shows her approach and kneel by his side, to the left of the other woman. See more »


[visiting Lily's grave]
Omar: Just seems like the only thing you care about these days is finding this girl.
John Amsterdam: Hey. I've been looking for her for almost four...
Omar: [interrupts] 400 years, I know. The woman who'll turn your hair grey. The one. So what does that make my mother? The fifth? The twenty-fifth? Does she get a number like your dogs?
John Amsterdam: Watch your step Omar.
Omar: Or what. You're gonna ground me? Take me to the woodshed? I'm a sixty-five year old man.
John Amsterdam: You're also my son.
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References Highlander (1986) See more »

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