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The Rookie 

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Starting over isn't easy, especially for John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of joining the LAPD. As their oldest rookie, he's met with skepticism from those who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.

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Alexi Hawley
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Series cast summary:
Nathan Fillion ...  John Nolan 49 episodes, 2018-2021
Alyssa Diaz ...  Angela Lopez 47 episodes, 2018-2021
Richard T. Jones ...  Sergeant Wade Grey 47 episodes, 2018-2021
Titus Makin Jr. ...  Jackson West 47 episodes, 2018-2021
Melissa O'Neil ...  Lucy Chen 47 episodes, 2018-2021
Eric Winter ...  Tim Bradford 47 episodes, 2018-2021
Mekia Cox ...  Nyla Harper 25 episodes, 2019-2021
Afton Williamson ...  Talia Bishop 20 episodes, 2018-2019
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Storyline

The series follows John Nolan, a 40-year-old man who moves from his comfortable, small-town life to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department. He must navigate the dangerous, humorous, and unpredictable world of a "young" cop, determined to make his second shot at life count.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Established in 1969 by combining the once separate Robbery Division and Homicide Division, today's Robbery-Homicide Division is comprised of approximately 110 sworn and civilian personnel . RHD is comprised of five sections (Robbery, Homicide, Special Assault, Cold Case Homicide, Gang Homicide, Special Investigation Sections), each under the supervision of a lieutenant and tasked with investigating or providing surveillance support for a wide variety of select crimes that are often high profile in nature. The purpose of each unit is more or less self-explanatory, except Special Assault, which is sex crimes. The remit of the division is city-wide, as oppose to the precinct level. See more »

Goofs

The series is set in Los Angeles, California and throughout the series when police and emergency vehicles have their emergency lights on, they are missing a solid red light. According to the California Vehicle Code, all police and emergency vehicles are required to have at least one solid red light when the emergency lights are on facing forward. See more »

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Referenced in The Marilyn Denis Show: 04-02-2019: Tuesday (2019) See more »

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Veteran Police Officer Applauds
17 October 2018 | by pjballSee all my reviews

As an active police officer of 25 years, I'm currently 54, it was like watching my own body cam footage from the last few months! I am hooked on this show! P. Ball


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English

Release Date:

16 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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