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The Bends 

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When a colleague gets shot in a drug related situation, John is the only one who believes in the innocence of his old classmate. Rudy sees an opportunity for his fifteen minutes of fame ... See full summary »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Karl Urban ... Detective John Kennex
Michael Ealy ... Dorian
Minka Kelly ... Detective Valerie Stahl
Mackenzie Crook ... Rudy Lom
Michael Irby ... Detective Richard Paul
Lili Taylor ... Captain Sandra Maldonado
Benito Martinez ... Captain Alexio Barros
Josh Blacker ... The Bishop aka Maxwell
Patrick Gallagher ... Tony Han
Joe Smith ... MX (voice)
Anthony Konechny ... MX-43 '1'
Darren E. Scott ... MX-43 '2'
Garfield Wilson ... MX-43 '3'
Steve Bradley ... Cooper
Jane McGregor ... Kelly Cooper


When a colleague gets shot in a drug related situation, John is the only one who believes in the innocence of his old classmate. Rudy sees an opportunity for his fifteen minutes of fame when a drug cook is needed for an undercover operation. Written by Faith Randon

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Detective John Kennex: There are a few rules.
Rudy Lom: Such as...
Detective John Kennex: First of all, you gotta promise me not to embarrass me, okay? Second of all, don't talk about your test tubes.
Rudy Lom: Is that a euphemism?
[Sees John's face]
Rudy Lom: No. Is there a third rule?
Detective John Kennex: Yeah, pretend we just met.
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Rudy goes on a Rampage
3 December 2013 | by XweAponXSee all my reviews

This episode is hard to swallow - Especially if you swallow too much of a new drug called "The Bends".

A cop "Cooper" is killed while offering up a "cook" for this stuff, and it is said that he had turned Bad Cop- As a large quantity of "The Bends" is found in his trunk.

But Kennex is gobbling up some noodles in his favorite skid row noodle joint, Dorian is not patient enough to sit and watch him eat. As Kennex Insists that it would be rude to not eat EVERYTHING on his plate, Dorian sets him up with a nice juicy SLUG for dessert.

So this Cop that got shot, Kennex insists he would not have been selling dope. Kennex thinks his friend was on an unauthorized mission to bust a dealer, but unfortunately the head of Narco won't look into it. But Maldonado can, and will.

Kennex and Dorian Fringe Out a clue and an identity falls out: "The Bishop" - Someone Narco had been looking for, for a decade: Cooper had smoked him out but his cover was blown.

So Kennex wants to pretend to be a cook and get the guy, But to make any potential cook believable, they have to be a Geek- Aka a "Rudy".

Whoever got the drop on Cooper is getting too much info from the Department - Rudy has a cocktail of some Nano-Junk that makes him Fart out his GPS location - But "The Bishop" gives him The Antidote.

The question is, since the GPS Fart Goop was brand new, how did "The Bishop" get the antidote, or even know Rudy had swilled it down? Rudy fakes his way through a cooking session, and gets to meet the real "Bishop".

So The bigger question is who The Bishop really is, Maldonado basically tricks the info out by Ye Olde Reverse-Phone-Lookup, Rudy has to stall somehow, gets creative. This has got some great Robot-on-Robot action and some Digital Balls get busted in this Ep. It's the Rock-Em-Sock-Em VX vs DRNs.

And Kennex has to take Rudy to the classy Cop Bar at the end, hopefully all of the GPS fart-juice has been ejected.

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