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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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Series cast summary:
Nathan Fillion ...  John Nolan 41 episodes, 2018-2020
Alyssa Diaz ...  Angela Lopez 41 episodes, 2018-2020
Richard T. Jones ...  Sergeant Wade Grey 41 episodes, 2018-2020
Titus Makin Jr. ...  Jackson West 41 episodes, 2018-2020
Melissa O'Neil ...  Lucy Chen 41 episodes, 2018-2020
Eric Winter ...  Tim Bradford 41 episodes, 2018-2020
Afton Williamson ...  Talia Bishop 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Mekia Cox ...  Nyla Harper 18 episodes, 2019-2020
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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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Trivia

Afton Williams decided to leave the show after it's first season due to a dispute with another actor. Her character was written off the show by getting a new job. 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 Take Two: All About Ava (2018) See more »

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One and a half season later: So much better than what I anticipated
31 October 2019 | by arnab-18513See all my reviews

This have a shadow of END OF WATCH & a pinch of ROOKIE BLUE to it. Intense yet sensitive when it needs to. If made right it should be a solid five season series. Compared to this castle was just a melodrama to say the least.


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16 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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