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Common Law: Pilot

In the premiere of this drama series, odd-couple detectives Wes and Travis begin couples therapy on their New Age captain's orders in an attempt to salvage their crumbling partnership. While the pair sort out their differences, they also trail a killer responsible for the death of a federal judge's son.

Source: USA

Episode Info
Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Friday May 11th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

IE (RTÉ TWO) Apr 24, 2014
AU (one) Sep 03, 2014

Guest Stars
Alicia CoppolaAlicia Coppola
As Jonelle
Elizabeth ChomkoElizabeth Chomko
As Alex MacFarland Mitchell
Marquita TerryMarquita Terry
As Randi Fletcher
Alex McKennaAlex McKenna
As Irene
David NoroñaDavid Noroña
As Dominik Santori
Gary GrubbsGary Grubbs
As Mr. Dumont
Han SotoHan Soto
As Clerk
As Rozelle
John Shea (1)John Shea (1)
As Chief Judge Franklin Whitaker
Kent FaulconKent Faulcon
As Marcus Hunter
Leslie CasteyLeslie Castey
As Mrs. Dumont
Lyle BrocatoLyle Brocato
As Peter
Matt Angel (1)Matt Angel (1)
As Zach Whitaker
Michelle NohMichelle Noh
As Sandy Lu
Paul Bates (1)Paul Bates (1)
As Beat Cop
Renell GibbsRenell Gibbs
As Hoodie Guy
Richard WhartonRichard Wharton
As Vince West
Stephanie ChildersStephanie Childers
As Nora Scott
Talia TabinTalia Tabin
As Gretchen
Vanessa ClokeVanessa Cloke
As Dakota
Wesley JohnWesley John
As Scarface
Main Cast
Michael EalyMichael Ealy
As Travis Marks
Warren KoleWarren Kole
As Wes Mitchell
Jack McGeeJack McGee
As Phil Sutton


The episode begins at a group therapy session, where the topic for the week is “Partner Intimacy”; and it does not mean sex! It is about knowing your partner and in the group we have an “Odd Couple”, Wes and Travis. The counselor, Dr. Ryan asks Wes to share some information about Travis; but he doesn’t know much. Travis tells the group that Wes’ ex Alex did know quite a bit about Travis. So, Travis has an ex-girlfriend and the counselor tells Wes that he keeps his loved ones at an arm’s distance as he tends to get too serious about the relationships. Travis tells her that she is perfectly right about that one! But then she moves on to Travis and tells him that he has a difficulty in keeping meaningful relationships. Nailed him! The group actually thought that they were gay partners; but hey, they are Police partners. ..

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