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Southland: Heroes

Sammy can't cope with the lie he's told. John has to face up to past issues when he tries to save Hicks. Ben and Elena's relationship progresses to the next level. Lydia and Ruben track down a John Doe.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x7
Production Number: 3X7557
Airdate: Wednesday March 27th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Super Channel 2) Mar 28, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Sep 15, 2013
UK (MORE4) Mar 27, 2014
NZ (ONE) Sep 09, 2014

Special Guest Stars
Anthony RuivivarAnthony Ruivivar
As Officer Henry "Hank" Lucero
Dorian MissickDorian Missick
As Detective Ruben Robinson
Gerald McRaneyGerald McRaney
As Detective Hicks (Special Appearance by)

Guest Stars
Annie HeiseAnnie Heise
As Rae Anne Dudek
Carmen CorralCarmen Corral
As Elena
Jamie McShaneJamie McShane
As Sergeant Hill
Michael JaceMichael Jace
As Terrell
Corey SorensonCorey Sorenson
As Garrett
Dale DickeyDale Dickey
As Maureen
Jack ForbesJack Forbes
As Dell Cooper
Jos ViramontesJos Viramontes
As Martin Del Toro
Paul NorwoodPaul Norwood
As Priest

Co-Guest Stars
Javier Nunez (1)Javier Nunez (1)
As Moco
Mario CortezMario Cortez
As Munoz
Stephen Chang (2)Stephen Chang (2)
As Newlin
Anna CurtisAnna Curtis
As Andie
Jim DeangeloJim Deangelo
As Transient
Julian EvensJulian Evens
As Roger
Lawrence Wayne CurryLawrence Wayne Curry
As Officer Franco
Matthew JordanMatthew Jordan
As Officer King
Nija OkoroNija Okoro
As Lisa
Taylor BrightTaylor Bright
As Marina
Walter Hong (1)Walter Hong (1)
As Heckler
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 Cooper and Lucero arriving at a crime scene. Both of them looked shocked. A lady arrives and starts running towards the spot, but Cooper holds her back. Cut to 17 hours earlier, Cooper is driving with Hicks in the backseat, cuffed. Cooper then drags Hicks to the bathroom and chains him to the sink. Hicks hits Cooper in his face. He tells Hicks that they will talk once he is sober. The next day, Christopher’s father brings him back to Lydia and tells her that he would like to spend some more time with his son. He says that they should meet for lunch and figure out a schedule. Lydia tells him that she is never sure how her day goes. He says that he will call later. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorAnn Biderman
Executive ProducerJohn Wells  |  Christopher Chulack  |  Jonathan Lisco
Co-Executive ProducerJon Paré  |  Aaron Rahsaan Thomas
Co-ProducerHeather Zuhlke
Associate ProducerMichael Haro  |  Mario Cortez  |  Tom Flores
Production DesignerMaxine Shepard
EditorRussell Denove
CastingJohn Levey  |  Melanie Burgess
Unit Production ManagerPhillip M. Goldfarb
First Assistant DirectorDerek Johansen
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 MasterJim Zemansky
Production Sound MixerGeorge Flores
Script SupervisorLori Doherty Bee
Production CoordinatorJean Nakahara
Script CoordinatorGregory Garvin
GafferDayton Nietert
Director of PhotographyJ. Michael Muro
Story EditorChad Feehan  |  Sara Gran
Stunt CoordinatorPeewee Piemonte
Executive Story EditorZack Whedon
Costume SupervisorPhilip Hayman
"A" Camera OperatorCameron Duncan
Makeup ArtistKim Collea  |  Carlton Coleman
Supervising Re-recording MixerMatt Vowles
End Credits ThemeMarty Davich
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