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Southland: Bleed Out

Lydia is shook to the core when she investigates the death of a baby. Sammy gets called in for questioning over his spit with Tammi. Cooper seeks solace from Hicks after a difficult day but doesn't get anything. Ben and Brooke step things up a notch even though he continues to see Elena.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x6
Production Number: 3X7556
Airdate: Wednesday March 20th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Super Channel 2) Mar 21, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Sep 08, 2013
UK (MORE4) Mar 20, 2014
NZ (ONE) Sep 02, 2014

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (4 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Anthony Ruivivar
As Officer Henry "Hank" Lucero
Dorian Missick
As Detective Ruben Robinson
Gerald McRaney
As Detective Hicks (Special Appearance by)

Guest Stars
Annie Monroe
As Brooke Riley
Carmen Corral
As Elena
Gloria Garayua
As Reya Suarez
Kimmy Robertson
As Bondage Woman
Lisseth Chavez
As Carmen Martinez
Luis Jose Lopez
As Mike Suarez

Co-Guest Stars
Javier Nunez (1)
As Moco
Luis Moncada
As Eddie
Matthew Beck
As Russo (as Matt Beck)
Brent Chase
As Lunatic
Bruce Beatty
As McCabe
Jakob Wedel
As Boy on Bike
Jeffrey A. Baker
As Harry (as Jeffrey Baker)
Jessica Runck
As Good Samaritan
Kevin Mukherji
As Naveed Gupta
Maria Russell
As Vasquez
Mike Holley
As Murphy
Neil Dale
As Joe
Sean Spann
As Bloody Man
Vick Sabitjian
As Hotel Manager
Main Cast
C. Thomas Howell
As Officer Billy "Dewey" Dudek
Michael Cudlitz
As John Cooper
Regina King
As Det Lydia Adams
Shawn Hatosy
As Sammy Bryant
Benjamin McKenzie
As Ben Sherman


The episode begins with Cooper and Lucero at a house with their guns drawn. They are asking someone to step out of the house. We see that the man who is hiding, emerges holding a knife. He is covered in blood. Cut to ten hours earlier, Christopher cries and Lydia wakes up from her sleep. Sherman is in shower and Brooke joins him. Sammy is being questioned by the officers from IA regarding the assault on Tammy. Sammy defends himself by saying that Tammy attacked him and so he had to take control of the situation. The officer tells him that Tammy’s boyfriend, Victor has a video that shows Sammy in uniform and losing control. They then question Sherman about the incident. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorAnn Biderman
Executive ProducerJohn Wells  |  Christopher Chulack  |  Jonathan Lisco  |  Andrew M. Stearn
Co-Executive ProducerAaron Rahsaan Thomas  |  Jon Paré
Co-ProducerHeather Zuhlke
Associate ProducerMario Cortez  |  Michael Haro  |  Tom Flores
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
HairstylistYvette Shelton  |  Lisa Buford
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 EditorChad Feehan  |  Sara Gran
Stunt CoordinatorPeewee Piemonte
Executive Story EditorZack Whedon
Costume SupervisorPhilip Hayman
AssistantTheresa Griffin  |  Ahmet Elez
Makeup ArtistKim Collea  |  Carlton Coleman
Supervising Re-recording MixerMatt Vowles
End Credits ThemeMarty Davich
Warning: Southland season 5 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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