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Memphis Beat: Polk Salad Annie

When a fellow Restaurant owner gets stabbed, Dwight and Charlie investigate to who would kill him. In the midst of a traditional barbecuing contest, the pressure is on and the detectives have to think of different methods in order to catch the culprit red handed. But things spiral out of control and things make a turn for the worse. Meanwhile, Dwight comes to a reality that has been missing for a while.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: 103
Airdate: Tuesday July 13th, 2010

Guest Stars
Sunny MabreySunny Mabrey
As Alex
Melanie LynskeyMelanie Lynskey
As Annalise Jones
Paul RaePaul Rae
As Lewis 'Fat Red' Jones

Co-Guest Stars
Mike KimmelMike Kimmel
As Brice Cutter
Stephen Lewis (3)Stephen Lewis (3)
As Merrick Delay
Todd VoltzTodd Voltz
As Ronald Warsaw
Main Cast
Jason LeeJason Lee
As Dwight Hendricks
Sam HenningsSam Hennings
As Charlie White
DJ QuallsDJ Qualls
As Davey Sutton
Leonard Earl HowzeLeonard Earl Howze
As Reginald Greenback
Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
As Lt. Tanya Rice
Abraham BenrubiAbraham Benrubi
As Sgt. J. C. Lightfoot


The scene opens at Fat Red’s Barbeque where Dwight, Lightfoot, Charlie, and Greenback are enjoying Red’s famous ribs. Red comes over and gives them a pitcher of beer on the house. Eloise is timid around him. Suddenly, they are interrupted when a black teenager comes in looking around suspiciously. Dwight tells the team to take the sides just in case the robber is armed. The kid pulls a gun and Greenback picks him up and slams him on the bar and arrests him. He apologizes for the black kid’s behavior and that it does not reflect on him as a black man at all. ..

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Booker T. & The Mg'sHip Hug Her 
Booker T. & The Mg'sGreen Onion 
Booker T. & The Mg'sBoot Leg 
Booker T. & The Mg'sSoul Dressing 
Johnny CashTennesee Flat Box Top 
Sam CookeYou Send Me 

Other Episode Crew

CreatorLiz W. Garcia  |  Joshua Harto
Executive ProducerGeorge Clooney  |  Scott Kaufer  |  John Fortenberry  |  Liz W. Garcia  |  Joshua Harto  |  Grant Heslov
Co-Executive ProducerSean Whitesell  |  Abby Wolf (1)
ProducerChristopher Morgan
Co-ProducerAlissa M. Kantrow  |  Iddo Lampton Enochs Jr.
Associate ProducerErin Mitchell
Production DesignerTracey Gallacher
EditorMark Strand
CastingAmanda Mackey Johnson  |  Cathy Sandrich  |  Meagan Lewis
Unit Production ManagerChristopher Morgan
First Assistant DirectorBabu Subramaniam
Second Assistant DirectorGeorge Bott
MusicKeb' Mo'
Music EditorMichael Alexander (1)
Music SupervisorEvyen Klean  |  Jennifer Reeve
Costume DesignerCaroline B. Marx
Set DecoratorCynthia Anne Slagter
Property MasterStan Gilbert (1)
Supervising Sound EditorMike Marchain
Re-Recording MixerBill Smith  |  Yuri Reese
Director of PhotographyJohn Peters (3)
Sound MixerDaniel Izen
Casting AssociateKate Caldwell
Head HairstylistDana Boisseau
Head Make-up ArtistSusan Spaid
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