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The RookieThe Rookie

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis. If he can’t keep up with the young cops and the criminals, he’ll be risking lives including his own. But if he can use his life experience, determination and sense of humor to give him an edge, he may just become a success in this new chapter of his life.more

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Elijah Gives Wesley a Final Warning

Nolan Decides to Run Against Smitty

Bradford Asks Lucy to Be His Aide

Lopez and Nolan Suspect a Serial Killer

Bradford Tells Grey He Needs to Find His Own Way of Being a Leader

Harper's New Rookie Convinces Her to Give Him a Shot

Sneak Peek: Does Nolan Still Have a Shot with Bailey?

John Nolan Graduates From Being a Rookie

Wesley Makes a Deal to Find Angela

Sneak Peek: Lucy Gets an Undercover Assignment

Bradford Tells Mack He Needs to Go to Rehab

The Results of Henry's Surgery

Sneak Peek: Henry's Heart Condition

Bradford Teaches A New Rookie How to Adjust

John Talks to Henry About His Future

Sneak Peek: New Rookies

Lopez Asks Bradford to Be Her "Man of Honor"

Nolan Apologizes to Ben

Sneak Peek: Lopez and Bradford Shop for a Wedding Dress

Nolan Tells Sgt. Grey That He Was Wrong

Officers West and Chen Celebrate

Sneak Peek: Nolan and Harper Get a Surprise Ride Along

Nolan and Harper Work with Oscar

Nolan Answers a Difficult Question

Bradford and Chen's True Crime Documentary Interview

Harper and Nolan Interview a Child Star Turned Cult Leader

Sneak Peek: Guest Star Frankie Muniz

Officer Chen Celebrates a Successful Undercover Operation

Officer Nolan Asks for an Outside Perspective

Sneak Peek: Nolan Faces an Ethical Dilemma

Officer John Nolan Makes a Big Decision

West Uses Stanton's Body Cam to Get Him Caught

Bradford and Chen Catch an Unlikely Porch Pirate

Stanton Strikes Back Against Jackson

Nolan Responds to an Emergency with His Mom

West Talks to Sgt. Grey About His New T.O.

Bradford Warns Lucy About Adopting a "Puppy"

Lopez Cracks Her First Case as a Detective

Lopez is Promoted to Detective

Nolan Received a Letter of Reprimand

Armstrong Reveals How He Framed Nolan

Nolan Tells Grace That He Loves Her

Chen and Bradford Talk About Her Relationship

Nolan Uncovers a Mole in the Department

John Nolan Puts Himself Second

Bradford Blames Himself For Chen's Kidnapping

Nolan Gets an Offer He Never Expected

Lucy Chen Accidentally Auditions for "American Idol"

Wesley Proposes to Lopez

Officer West Solves a Murder

Sneak Peek: Nolan's Identity Has Been Stolen

Bradford Makes a New Friend

Nolan is Stressed

Nolan and Russo Take Down a Terrorist

Officer Bradford May Be Infected

Officer Tim Bradford Heads For Quarantine

Sneak Peek: Biological Attack

Officer Bishop Faces a Tough Decision

Officer Nolan Defends Bishop to the Chief of Police

Officer Talia Bishop Makes a Confession

Sneak Peek: Nolan is Being Sued

Lucy Chen and Her Father Argue About Her Job

Sneak Peek: An Earthquake Hits L.A.

Captain Anderson Saves Nolan's Life

Sneak Peek: A Gang Has a Hit Out on Nolan

Sneak Peek: Stopping Mario Lopez

Officer Bradford Refuses to Give In

Sneak Peek: John Nolan, The Negotiator

Officer Bishop Gives Nolan Advice

The Rookies Take a Polygraph

About this Show

The Rookie

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis. If he can’t keep up with the young cops and the criminals, he’ll be risking lives including his own. But if he can use his life experience, determination and sense of humor to give him an edge, he may just become a success in this new chapter of his life.

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