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Old-school cop Dan Stark and modern-day detective Jack Bailey expose the big picture of small crime. Pursuing a routine investigation of a stolen humidifier, Jack and Dan are inadvertently thrust into a much larger case involving drug smugglers, hired assassins and a stolen green golf bag. Reminded of the way he busted punks back in the good old days, Dan convinces Jack to go along for the ride, and in their reckless pursuit of justice, the two wind up risking their lives, breaking a flurry of department regulations and reminding their boss, Lieutenant Ana Ruiz, and Jack's ex-girlfriend, Assistant District Attorney Liz Traynor, why these good guys will be spending many more days investigating seemingly minor crimes.

Source: FOX


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Production Number: 5042-10-101/S10
Airdate: Wednesday May 19th, 2010
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: Tim Matheson
Writer: Matt Nix

Alternate Airdates:

BR (FX) Feb 17, 2011
UK (sky 2) Jun 30, 2012

  • Currently 7.8/10
7.8/10 (22 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Nia Vardalos
As Eileen

Guest Stars
RonReaco Lee
As Julius Grant
Recurring
Ramon Franco
As Escalante
Tom Amandes
As Dr. Brad Kalfuss

Co-Guest Stars
Deven Modi
As Felipe
Edgar Arreola
As Mexican Driver
James Lentzsch
As Mini Mart Clerk
Leslie Duane Snyder
As Best Assassin
Roland Ruiz
As Esteban
Main Cast
Colin Hanks
As Det. Jack Bailey
Bradley Whitford
As Det. Dan Stark
Jenny Wade
As A.D.A. Liz Traynor
Diana-Maria Riva
As Lt. Ana Ruiz

Recap

The scene opens up in Dallas Texas at 11:27 P.M. A man in a mask breaks into a home. The burglar’s cell phone goes off and he tells the other person on the other end that he is just walking into “work”. His name is Julius. Julius sees a television set and complains that it isn’t a flat screen. But his burglary is interrupted when a car pulls into the driveway. Julius is trying to pick up the television set but it is too heavy and he drops it. He runs out and takes the nearest thing, a humidifier. Eight hours later at the Dallas Police department, Detective Jack Bailey talks to Lieutenant Anne Ruiz about his current placement with Detective Dan Stark. Bailey tries to convince his Lieutenant that he is a good cop and starts to complain about a report being completed as he says it “looks like a 3rd grader did it.” It turned out that it was the Lieutenant who did the report. Realizing he overstepped his boundaries, Detective Bailey backpedals and says that he will pick up his partner Stark. ..

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Episode Notes
Office of Assistant D.A. Liz Traynor - Conviction Rate: 73%



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
AC DCThunderstruckThe car chase
Billy SquierThe Stroke 
The ClashI Fought the LawWhen Jack drives to pick up Dan
LocksleyShe Does 
T. Rex20th Century Boy 


Other Episode Crew

CreatorMatt Nix
Executive ProducerMatt Nix  |  Mikkel Bondesen  |  Zack Estrin
Co-Executive ProducerBen Wexler
ProducerBradley Whitford  |  Mitch Engel
Co-ProducerCraig Siebels  |  Kristen Campo
Associate ProducerDenise Pleune
Production DesignerCraig Siebels
EditorSteven Lang
CastingRebecca Mangieri  |  Wendy Weidman  |  Barbara Fiorentino  |  Beth Sepko
Unit Production ManagerJoe Dishner
First Assistant DirectorMatthew J. Clark
Second Assistant DirectorJeremy Haak
MusicJohn Dickson
Music EditorKevin Bassinson
Costume DesignerStephen M. Chudej
Key GripKerry Rike
Set DecoratorGabriella Villarreal
Location ManagerEric A. Williams
Property MasterMike Parsons
Script SupervisorEve Butterly
Production CoordinatorSteven McAfee
Script CoordinatorPeter Lalayanis
Assistant EditorJames Kilton
Post Production SupervisorDaniel Rodriguez (2)
Supervising Sound EditorAlbert Ibbotson
Re-Recording MixerDavid Raines  |  Sherry Klein
GafferJuan Romero
Director of PhotographyBrian J. Reynolds
Story EditorTamara Becher
Stunt CoordinatorRussell Towery
Art DirectorRob Simons
Post Production CoordinatorJason Neese
Sound MixerStacy Brownrigg
Key Makeup ArtistDarylin Nagy
Visual Effects SupervisorMat Beck
Production AccountantRick Tucker
Chief Lighting TechnicianJuan Romero
Transportation CaptainDavid Beard (1)
"A" Camera OperatorIan Ellis (1)
Casting AssociateKarina Walters  |  Christopher Telles
Key HairstylistKelly Nelson (1)
Steadicam OperatorKenji Luster
Special Effects CoordinatorBob Trevino
Second Unit Director Of PhotographyAllan Westbrook
Main Title Theme Performed ByLocksley
 
Warning: The Good Guys season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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