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Southland: Chaos

Cooper and Lucero are kidnapped and held hostage by a pair of tweakers. The whole force joins the search for the pair. Ben tries throwing Sammy off the trail as she continues to look for Strokeface. Brooke is acting highly irrationally.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x9
Production Number: 3X7559
Airdate: Wednesday April 10th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Super Channel 2) Apr 11, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Sep 29, 2013
UK (MORE4) Apr 10, 2014

Special Guest Stars
Anthony RuivivarAnthony Ruivivar
As Officer Henry "Hank" Lucero
Dorian MissickDorian Missick
As Detective Ruben Robinson
Tom Everett ScottTom Everett Scott
As Detective Russell Clarke

Guest Stars
Annie MonroeAnnie Monroe
As Brooke Riley
Carmen CorralCarmen Corral
As Elena
Jamie McShaneJamie McShane
As Sergeant Hill
Javier Nunez (1)Javier Nunez (1)
As Moco
Lesley FeraLesley Fera
As Sgt. Waters
Marcello ThedfordMarcello Thedford
As Strokeface
Ryan DorseyRyan Dorsey
As Cody Carlos
Tobias JelinekTobias Jelinek
As Phillip Reed
Christina FerraroChristina Ferraro
As Detective Haylie Lang

Co-Guest Stars
Jesse Lewis IVJesse Lewis IV
As Victoria
Johanna McKayJohanna McKay
As Detective Rhodes
Linc HandLinc Hand
As Jackson
Ronnie ClarkRonnie Clark
As Ralph
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 Lucero and Cooper arriving at a building under construction. They find a man and ask him to put his hands in the air. They assure him that they won’t do anything to him and that they just want to go through his stuff. If they don’t find anything, he is free to go. They are searching for drugs. Lucero takes a look at the truck standing nearby. At that moment, a person hiding behind the truck attacks Lucero. Cut to 14 hours earlier, Lucero tells Cooper that one of the officers was checking him out and he is uncomfortable with that. Cooper tells him that they should get a beer. ..

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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
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
Assistant EditorJim Rohrig
GafferDayton Nietert
Director of PhotographyDana Gonzales
Story EditorChad Feehan  |  Sara Gran
Stunt CoordinatorPeewee Piemonte
Assistant Production CoordinatorKristin Starns
Executive Story EditorZack Whedon
Costume SupervisorPhilip Hayman
Assistant Art DirectorLiba Daniels
Makeup ArtistKim Collea  |  Carlton Coleman
Supervising Re-recording MixerMatt Vowles
End Credits ThemeMarty Davich
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