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Detroit 1-8-7: Local Hero/Overboard

When Calvin Gibbs, a local football hero, is shot to death, Detectives Sanchez and Stone are assigned to the case, where Calvin's older brother Terrence is the prime suspect.

Longford and Mahajan are assigned the case of a groom found dead on his wedding night - pushed overboard the party boat that the rowdy reception was taking place on. Unfortunately, the groom was not very well-liked, and the pair have a long list of suspects to question.

While Washington recuperates in the hospital with his wife and newborn son, Alice Williams, the county Assistant Prosecutor, wants Lt. Mason and Fitch to speak about Washington's shooting to avoid the press having a field day.

Meanwhile, Stone is unnerved at the hard time Fitch is giving him on his first case as a homicide detective.

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Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x2
Airdate: Tuesday September 28th, 2010

Director: Kevin Hooks
Writer: David Zabel



The scene opens with Ariana Sanchez and newly appointed partner, John Stone get a case of Calvin Gibbs, who was shot dead. Meanwhile, Detective Louis Fitch going to the hospital to visit Washington. He reminisces of the incident. He was shot last episode and will soon be better to be able to hold his baby boy. Washington wants to know if this is going to follow him. Longford and Mahajan go to the docks and have a man who was floating in the river. Back with Sanchez and Stone, they look at the body of Calvin and Fitch arrives. Gibbs was a All-Conference tailback Fitch tells them that he is on the investigation and shows that he doesn’t think that John can handle the job, especially working with Sanchez. Fitch asks if Calvin had a cell phone and he tells that he has been busy. Stone talks to Terrance, the victim’s brother, and he says that he is going to catch whoever did this. Fitch tells if Stone is going to keep his promise, they need to find the passenger. Meanwhile, back on the boat, Longford and Mahajan see that their victim is someone who is supposed to get married tonight. ..

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