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The RookieThe Rookie

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-...more

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nola...More

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Episode 1

Pilot

After a life-altering incident, a small-town guy (Nathan Fillion) pursues his dream of being a police officer.
Episode 2

Crash Course

Jackson must confront his failures.
Episode 3

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Lucy worries about Tim.
Episode 4

The Switch

A search for an escaped criminal.
Episode 5

The Roundup

The officers get competitive.
Episode 6

The Hawke

The team must help capture a cop.
Episode 7

The Ride Along

Bradford learns his wife was arrested.
Episode 8

Time of Death

Bishop helps coordinate a drug bust.
Episode 9

Standoff

Officer Nolan must protect his home and the truth after a home invasion attack.
Episode 10

Flesh and Blood

Officer Nolan and Sergeant Grey are paired on patrol.
Episode 11

Redwood

The Vice President visits Los Angeles.
Episode 12

Heartbreak

The team is on high alert during Valentine's Day.
Episode 13

Caught Stealing

The rookies become suspects after money goes missing.
Episode 14

Plain Clothes Day

The rookies must make all decisions while on patrol.
Episode 15

Manhunt

Officer Nolan tries to impress a hostage negotiator.
Episode 16

Greenlight

Officer Nolan arrests a gang member.
Episode 17

The Shake Up

A massive earthquake rocks the city.
Episode 18

Homefront

Nolan finds out he is being sued.
Episode 19

The Checklist

Nolan and Bishop answer a call.
Episode 20

Free Fall

The rookies prepare for a big exam.

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

Bradford Holds His Promotion Off for Lucy

Nolan Asks Grace Out on a Date

Nolan Works Things Out with His Half-Brother

Bradford Talks to Lucy About Surviving

Det. Nyla Harper Opens up to Lucy

Mixing Things Up a Bit

Bradford Finds Lucy's Burial Site

Lucy Recovers From Being Buried Alive

Nolan Tells Rosalind Dyer Her Deals Are Over

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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