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Southland: Reckoning

John copes with the aftermath of his kidnapping. Sammy closes in on the real robbers. Lydia continues to pursue John’s kidnappers and becomes more intimate with Russell.

Source: TNT

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x10
Production Number: 3X7560
Airdate: Wednesday April 17th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Super Channel 2) Apr 18, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Oct 06, 2013
UK (MORE4) Apr 17, 2014
NZ (ONE) Sep 30, 2014

Special Guest Stars
Dorian MissickDorian Missick
As Detective Ruben Robinson
Gerald McRaneyGerald McRaney
As Detective Hicks (Special Appearance by)
Tom Everett ScottTom Everett Scott
As Detective Russell Clarke

Guest Stars
Annie MonroeAnnie Monroe
As Brooke Riley
Carmen CorralCarmen Corral
As Elena
Hedy BurressHedy Burress
As Laurie Cooper
Jamie McShaneJamie McShane
As Sergeant Hill
Jasmin M. TavarezJasmin M. Tavarez
As Dina Lucero
Javier Nunez (1)Javier Nunez (1)
As Cris
Ryan DorseyRyan Dorsey
As Cody Carlos
Tobias JelinekTobias Jelinek
As Phillip Reed
Alex SkubyAlex Skuby
As Steve
Michael BeachMichael Beach
As Detective Williams

Co-Guest Stars
Mario CortezMario Cortez
As Munoz
Curtis ScottCurtis Scott
As Jyreese
Jarrod CrawfordJarrod Crawford
As Officer Dollard
Steve RoussellSteve Roussell
As Co-Pilot
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 the team chasing a suspect, the same guy who had kidnapped Lucero and Cooper. Sammy and two other cops are in a chopper and the guy fires some shots at the chopper. The fuel begins to leak and Sammy is tensed. Cut to ten hours earlier, Lydia arrives at the house where Lucero and Cooper were being held. Cooper tells his ex-wife that he is moving back into his apartment. She doesn’t want Cooper to leave, but he assures her that he will be fine. Brooke arrives at Elena’s house and hurls abuses at Sherman. Elena loses it and both women end up in a cat fight. ..

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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 ProducerMichael Haro  |  Tom Flores  |  Mario Cortez
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  |  Araxi Lindsey
Key GripMichel Barrere
Set DecoratorJoanne Baker
Location ManagerAlison Taylor (2)
Transportation CoordinatorVic Cuccia
Property MasterRick Kerns
Production Sound MixerGeorge Flores
Script SupervisorGena Bravos
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
AssistantAhmet Elez
Makeup ArtistKim Collea  |  Carlton Coleman
Supervising Re-recording MixerMatt Vowles
End Credits ThemeMarty Davich
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