The police beat mined for ratings
Mr-Fusion from United States
1 February 2017
I don't think the show's had a shock ending like this one since 'Code
4', early last season. Not to really spoil anything, but this episode
closes on a painfully unbroken shot of a major character being
overpowered by a perp and bleeding out in the street. It's unbelievably
hard to watch and then just cuts to credits. that's it. Now dislodge
your fingernails from the couch arm.
'Integrity Check' is "Southland" rigging on its own documentary- style
trope - by putting an actual camera crew in the backseat as characters.
Naturally, the calls that Cooper and Tang respond to are crazier than
usual. But integrity check is an actual LAPD practice, designed to
monitor its officers for strict compliance. Talk about paranoia.
There's plenty of material between Lydia and Sherman & Bryant, but
there's no shaking off that horrific final shot.
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