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"The Rookie" Season 2: In "Now and Then" The Magic Is Gone Again [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2: In "Now and Then", The Magic Is Gone Again [SPOILER REVIEW]

Whatever it is, she comes off as slightly - evil.[caption id="attachment_1172202" align="alignnone" width="1200"] ABC/Gilles Mingasson[/caption]The most cringeworthy aspect of the episode, however, is the LAPD's shaming of Officer West (Titus Makin Jr.) for his relationship with his actor boyfriend Sterling (Daniel Lissing) I don't care how progressive you think your precinct is, shaming the gay[...]

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"The Rookie" Finally Returns With "Day Of Death" – Will Lucy Chen Survive? [PREVIEW]

After a record two-and-a-half month winter hiatus, ABC's The Rookie returns on Sunday February 23rd with its Spring Premier "Day Of Death." For viewers without a elephant's memory, the December fall finale ended with Officer Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) being kidnapped by a serial killer. The premier picks up right where the finale left off: Chen […]

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"The Rookie" Season 2 "The Dark Side" Review: Lucy, I Am Your [SPOILER]

This week, ABC's The Rookie definitely brings the drama in their fall finale "The Dark Side." While the team cajoles serial killer Rosalind Dyer (Annie Wersching) into revealing where she hid her victims, another threat looms. Unfortunately, no one spots the larger danger until it is too late. As predicted, the episode ends on a […]

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"The Rookie" Season 2 Is Lured By "The Dark Side" [PREVIEW]

This week is the winter finale of ABC's The Rookie. The show has been heavy on drama all season, and "The Dark Side" will be no different. If the episode preview is to be believed, one of the team is destined to fall victim to a serial killer. But who? And how? Who decided to take a […]

“The Rookie” Season 2 “Breaking Point” – And The Hits Keep On Coming [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "Breaking Point": And The Hits Keep On Coming… [SPOILER REVIEW]

Additionally, rookies John Nolan (Nathan Fillion), Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.), and Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) just can’t seem to win two weeks in a row In this week’s episode of ABC’s The Rookie, “Breaking Point,” the rookies and their training officers find themselves in a whirlwind of trouble The Rookie, however, finds its balance[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2 – "Clean Cut" Finally Finds The Funny [SPOILER REVIEW]

She has been a cop for a while now, it is past time for O'Neil to put a little bit more power behind Chen's words.[caption id="attachment_1119617" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Clean Cut" - ABC/Rick Rowell[/caption]Poor Officer West (Titus Makin Jr.) He survives his quarter-life crisis, moves up with his rookie class, and is set[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2: "Safety" Is No Protection From Pain [SPOILER REVIEW]

Maybe Harper can teach Chen not to walk into a bomber's house.[caption id="attachment_1108597" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Tough Love" - ABC/Byron Cohen[/caption]Officers Bradford and West (Titus Makin Jr.) start out the day in good form Bradford manages to stop a high speed chase by rolling his truck out of his driveway[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "Safety" Preview: Football Is Apparently A Thing

This week's episode, "Safety," will feature Officers West (Titus Makin Jr.) and Bradford (Eric Winter) helping out with a community football league Eric Weddle and Robert Woods of the Los Angeles Rams, as well as actor Kevin Daniels, will guest star as fellow program volunteers It is possible that there are a lot of dual[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "Fallout" Brings Disaster Porn To Network TV [SPOILER REVIEW]

Admittedly, I have never been a big fan of Nolan and Russo's relationship, but this episode made me start to dislike her as a character.[caption id="attachment_1112454" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Fallout" - ABC/Mitch Haaseth[/caption]While Chen (Melissa O'Neil) and Bradford (Eric Winter) are day drinking and plotting how to ruin a wedding, Lopez and West[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "Fallout" Is Ripped From The Headlines [PREVIEW]

This week on ABC's The Rookie, California braces for the big one. Instead of an earthquake, however, they receive a warning about an impending missile strike to Los Angeles. The rookies, the greater LAPD, and the good people of Los Angeles have no idea if the threat is real. But, understandably, panic ensues. Ripped from the […]

"The Rookie" Season 2: In "Tough Love," Nobody's Perfect [SPOILER REVIEW]

Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.), still deep in his quarter-life crisis, finds his confidence in an unlikely place "Tough Love" is the first show this season to earn the "dramedy" label, showing the ups, downs, twists, and turns of police work The Rookie has finally hit its sophomore stride.Light sprinkling of spoilers below.https://youtu.be/dvhifYr3OkYAt work, all three[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 5 "Tough Love" Preview: Is History Repeating Itself?

It will be interesting to see what Chen's mom makes of Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.), Chen's new roommate Aren't Chen's parents both psychiatrists? Maybe Mommy Chen can give West some free therapy.[caption id="attachment_1108603" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Tough Love" - ABC/Byron Cohen[/caption]Nolan has a lot on his plate[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 4 Preview: Mekia Cox Debuts in "Warriors and Guardians"

Exciting new developments are coming this week on ABC's The Rookie! Star Afton Williamson left the series during the hiatus after alleging harassment and discrimination behind the scenes. This left Nathan Fillion's rookie John Nolan without a training officer onscreen. After training with various other officers in the first three episodes of the season, Nolan is finally going […]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 3 – In "The Bet," Honesty Wins [SPOILER REVIEW]

ABC's police procedural dramedy The Rookie won hearts, minds, and viewers in its first season. The show had the perfect storm of comedy, drama, and attitude. John Nolan, Nathan Fillion's forty-year-old rookie brought life experience and a quirky sense of humor. But Nolan's irreverent perspective is balancedby the drama of his cases and the matter-of-fact perspective […]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "The Bet" Blasts The Past With Guest Cast-le [PREVIEW]

But with the high level of drama on the show lately, there are no guarantees.[caption id="attachment_1100687" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "The Bet" - ABC/Eric McCandless SEAMUS DEVER, NATHAN FILLION[/caption]If Nolan is riding with Lopez, who will West (Titus Makin Jr.) be riding with? Has his crisis of police career faith led him to a[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 2 "The Night General" Reawakens Old Demons [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 2 "The Night General" Channels "Grey's Anatomy" [SPOILER REVIEW]

Again, this storyline introduced an unnecessary amount of drama to the episode.[caption id="attachment_998384" align="alignnone" width="900"] (ABC/Eric McCandless)[/caption]Finally, West's (Titus Makin Jr.) downward spiral continued this week as he deals with his quarter-life crisis After arresting his landlord, West ends up in need of immediate new housing He gets close to moving into the bachelor cop[...]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 2 Preview - Nolan Is Gonna Be Up All Night

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 2 Preview – Nolan Is Gonna Be Up All Night

Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.) almost failed his rookie exam, told high school kids to skip class, and got busted back down to long sleeves Additionally, Bradford (Eric Winter) and Lopez (Alyssa Diaz), the two remaining training officers, are having trouble keeping their personal lives out of their work lives With this many loose threads,[...]