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 »


[New York, 1941, Chrysler Building after Lily has departed]
Maggie: These are your calls. You've got the Martin arraignment tomorrow at nine and lunch with Judge Farrow.
[regarding Lily]
Maggie: So, is she the one?
John Amsterdam: I don't know. Do I look any older?
Maggie: You probably look the way you did when my mother married you fifty years ago.
John Amsterdam: I feel older. I miss your mother, M.
Maggie: Well, no wonder. You're about to celebrate the 300th anniversary of your death. Are you having a party?
John Amsterdam: Small guest list. Just you and me. Could be it. ...
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