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Southland: Under the Big Top

A victim slow cooked to the bone has Lydia and Reuben tracking down the killer. A day full of strange calls helps John and Lucero settle into their new found friendship. A bizarre bank robbery see's the prime suspects throwing money out into the streets as they make their escape, with Ben and Sammy responding to the case.

Episode Info
Episode number: 5x4
Production Number: 3X7554
Airdate: Wednesday March 06th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Super Channel 2) Mar 07, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Aug 25, 2013
UK (MORE4) Mar 06, 2014
NZ (ONE) Aug 19, 2014

Special Guest Stars
Anthony RuivivarAnthony Ruivivar
As Officer Henry "Hank" Lucero
Dorian MissickDorian Missick
As Detective Ruben Robinson

Guest Stars
Annie MonroeAnnie Monroe
As Brooke Riley
Jamie McShaneJamie McShane
As Sergeant Hill
Michael JaceMichael Jace
As Terrell
Bess RousBess Rous
As Christie
John BillingsleyJohn Billingsley
As Man with Dog
Time WintersTime Winters
As Lonely Man

Co-Guest Stars
Al CoronelAl Coronel
As Frank
Alison WhiteAlison White
As Laverne
Dante BrownDante Brown
As Charles
Jossara JinaroJossara Jinaro
As Annette
Kenny ArroyoKenny Arroyo
As Officer Lopez
Kim YarbroughKim Yarbrough
As Adeline
Maurice WebsterMaurice Webster
As Leonard
Nico CortezNico Cortez
As Officer Reese
Omid ZaderOmid Zader
As Ahmad
Yvette SaundersYvette Saunders
As Officer Mailer
Main Cast
C. Thomas HowellC. Thomas Howell
As Officer Billy "Dewey" Dudek
Michael CudlitzMichael Cudlitz
As John Cooper
Regina KingRegina King
As Det Lydia Adams
Shawn HatosyShawn Hatosy
As Sammy Bryant
Benjamin McKenzieBenjamin McKenzie
As Ben Sherman


The episode begins with Sherman and Sammy at the train station and we see that there is cash flying everywhere and people at the station are in a frenzy, trying to grab as many bills as possible. Sammy and Sherman are looking for someone and Sherman spots a guy running inside the train. Sherman alerts Sammy and then follows the guy. Sammy tries to run towards the train, but is too late. The doors shut and the train leaves the platform. Cut to 9 hours earlier, Cooper steps out of the shower and tells Al that he had a great night. Al smiles and Cooper asks him to stay back for a cup of coffee, but Al tells him that he needs to get to work. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorAnn Biderman
Executive ProducerJohn Wells  |  Christopher Chulack  |  Jonathan Lisco
Co-Executive ProducerAaron Rahsaan Thomas  |  Jon Paré
Co-ProducerHeather Zuhlke
Associate ProducerMario Cortez  |  Tom Flores  |  Michael Haro
Production DesignerMaxine Shepard
EditorKevin D. Ross
CastingJohn Levey  |  Melanie Burgess
Unit Production ManagerPhillip M. Goldfarb
First Assistant DirectorMilos Milicevic
Second Assistant DirectorKatey Wheelhouse
Costume DesignerLyn Paolo
HairstylistLisa Buford  |  Yvette Shelton
Key GripMichel Barrere
Set DecoratorJoanne Baker
Location ManagerAlison Taylor (2)
Transportation CoordinatorVic Cuccia
Property MasterRick Kerns
Production Sound MixerGeorge Flores
Script SupervisorGena Bravos
Assistant EditorJohn M. Vitale
GafferDayton Nietert
Director of PhotographyDana Gonzales
Story EditorSara Gran  |  Chad Feehan
Stunt CoordinatorPeewee Piemonte
Assistant Production CoordinatorKristin Starns
Executive Story EditorZack Whedon
Costume SupervisorPhilip Hayman
"A" Camera OperatorDominic Bartolone
Makeup ArtistKim Collea  |  Mark A. Bautista
Supervising Re-recording MixerMatt Vowles
End Credits ThemeMarty Davich
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