Southland: Season 1, Episode 2

Mozambique (16 Apr. 2009)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Ben Sherman begins to believe all the accolades coming his way, clouding his judgment. Bryant and Moretta try to keep their witness alive. Lydia Adams bonds with a baby found crawling in an intersection.



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Overconfident after near-unanimous praise on his first beat day, Ben jumps in at a shop-mugging only to find he failed to arrange backup or make sure who the victim and robber are. Officer Dewey Dudek celebrates his retirement form active duty, aiming at a Hollywood career. Another retired cop is asked to mind an active colleague's neglected dog. Detective Nate Moretta's potential police recruits program is the only way for detective Sammy Bryant to provide some protection for a rare wiling witness in a fiendish neighborhood. An alleged father suffers third strike after the mother dumps 'their' baby on him. Written by KGF Vissers

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The restaurant in the opening scene is the one Tim Roth and Amanda Plummer hold up at the beginning of Pulp Fiction (1994). See more »


As Cooper drives away from the convenience store robbery, the type of street they are on changes in just a few seconds although he never turns; at first it is a one-lane residential street, then it is a wider street with businesses, and finally it is a three-lane thoroughfare with tall buildings. See more »


Barry: I saw the baby climb out of a box.
Ofcr. John Cooper: The baby?
Barry: Yeah - it tipped over the box and just climbed out. I thought I was hallucinating!
[Barry begins to laugh, and Cooper joins in mockingly]
Ofcr. John Cooper: And then you just let it crawl into traffic, right?
Barry: No; no no no no no - I, I had split by then. I had to get some breakfast. You know they serve this French toast over at the church...
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