This show based in Los Angeles has nothing to do with glamour, Hollywood or beaches. This is Southland. It is a gritty cop drama that focuses on police officers and their dealings with drug dealers, murderers, gang bangers, and domestic violence. It's not a pretty picture but it is a riveting show.
Episode 1: Unknown Trouble: Rookie cop Ben Sherman (played by Ben McKenzie) is paired up with grizzled veteran cop John Cooper (played by Michael Cudlitz) and his first day is an eventful one.
Episode 2: Mozambique: An infant is found crawling on the street in traffic and Detective Lydia Adams (played by Regina King) makes it her mission to locate his mom.
Episode 3: See the Woman: After a rough beginning as partners, Sherman and Cooper begin to work well together.
Episode 4: Sally in the Alley: The body of a prostitute is found in an alley by kids using it as target practice and video tape their "game".
Episode 5: Two Gangs: Sal's (played by ) gun is missing so Detectives Moretta (played by Kevin Alejandro) and Bryant (played by Shawn Hatosy) look for it on the QT.
Episode 6: Westside: It is not going to be a quiet Memorial Day weekend when a dead gang member is found stuffed in the trunk of a car.
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