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Life: Serious Control Issues

A second crime is discovered while investigating the murder of a runaway girl. Elsewhere, Crews builds a case against the murder charge he is accused of.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x9
Production Number: 109
Airdate: Wednesday November 28th, 2007

Director: Marcos Siega
Writer: Laurie Arent

Alternate Airdates:

UK (itv3) Dec 11, 2008
NL (RTL 5) Jul 30, 2010

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (18 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Michael HarneyMichael Harney
As John Garrity
Recurring
Phyllis LyonsPhyllis Lyons
As Judith Raitt
Recurring
Victor RiversVictor Rivers
As Jack Reese
Recurring
Michael GladisMichael Gladis
As Dean Gill
Soren FultonSoren Fulton
As Nate / Steven
Main Cast
Damian LewisDamian Lewis
As Detective Charlie Crews
Sarah ShahiSarah Shahi
As Detective Dani Reese
Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Beth OrtonOoh Child 
Harri LakeThis Voiceless Cry 
The RaconteursBroken Boy Soldier 


Episode Quotes
Reese: If I had your money I would be on a beach somewhere. How come your not on a beach somewhere?
Crews: Do I look like I tan?

Ted: What are you going to do next?
Crews: I am going to bring things that are hidden in the light.

Crews: Take it, it's not 'pervie' it's just an orange.

Reese: What do you think?
Crews: I think we need to talk to that kid, when his dad is not around.

Crews: What kind of father doesn't want his teenager to show interest in girls?
Reese: The kind with serious control issues.

Internal Affairs Agent:
I'll like to know why considering the side of the settlement you decided to return to the force ?
Crews: Because I am a good cop. Don't you think the city need good cops ?

Crews: I investigate things.
Internal Affairs Agent: What kind of things?
Crews: I investigate things to complete my knowledge. My complete knowledge make my thoughts sincere. My thoughts being sincere, my heart is pure.
Union Rep: Here we go. Reader's digest.
Crews: That's confucius. It's good though, isn't it?
Union Rep: Yea.
Crews: Don't you want a pure heart ? I know I do.
Internal Affairs Agent: Detective, is it your intention not to cooperate with this investigation?
Crews: I investigate things.

Reese: Cats? I hate cats.
Crews: Actually, I think they are kitten.
Reese: Well, I hate them too.

Dean Gill: What are you doing here?
Crews: We heard screaming. We... thought we heard screaming.


Reese:
You think his dad killed Josie and took the kid on the run, or the kid killed Josie and the dad took him on the run, or whether they do it together father and son.
(camera goes on the locks on the windows)
Reese: Can you imagine living like this ?
Crews: I don't have to.
Reese: Right.
Crews: Because of the prison thing.
Reese: Yeah, I copy that.
Crews: About your dad...
Reese: Let me make it easy on you. I spent my childhood trying to figurate you if my dad was only mean, or just playing bad. And you, I don't really understand you, I don't really like you, but you are not one the bad guys.
If I had your money, I would be on the beach somewhere. How come you are not on the beach somewhere ?
Crews: Do I look like I tan?
The things people do with their kid. Parent and children, cats and kitten, we are all cats.


Dani: Okay, I have to know. What with the fruit?
Charlie: Do you know what do we eat in prison ?
Dani: Crap?
Charlie: Crap. No fresh fruit. Ever. I missed it.
Dani: I don't think it'll be fruits I will be missing.
Charlie: Yes, you would.

(Reese hands up to Crews the knife she took few episodes earlier)
Charlie: I will try to use it for good, instead of evil.

Charlie: You are not going to be like anyone else.
Nate / Steven: Because of what happened to me.
Charlie: Yea.
Nate / Steven: How do you know that ?
Charlie: Because of what happened to me.
Nate / Steven: What happened to you ?
Charlie: The same things that happened to you.
Nate / Steven: So when do we take off?
Charlie: Oh, I don't know how to fly this thing.



Warning: Life season 1 episode 9 guide may contain spoilers
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