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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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2021   2020   2019   2018   Unknown  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nathan Fillion ...  John Nolan 48 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 24 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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Trivia

Afton Williamson decided to leave the show after its 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 show revolves around a rookie officer assigned to a patrol Division. LAPD Division patrol vehicles do not have front push bumpers, only Traffic Division vehicles have them.

Also, in some episodes, some officers wear a rank chevron with two rockers with a diamond. This designates a Detective 1 rank. See more »

Connections

Featured in ESPN College Football: USC at UCLA (2020) See more »

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Yay Nathan ~~ glad you're back!
17 October 2018 | by dwallaceevenSee all my reviews

Wow! I loved it, keep up the good writing, the good plot lines & the relationships of the characters as they settle into their roles & we've got an entertaining hour of tv!


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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16:9 HD
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