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Lethal Weapon

  • 2018
  • Season 2
  • 22 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Entering its second season, LETHAL WEAPON combines action and drama with friendship and humor as it follows classic cop duo Riggs and Murtaugh, who are working a crime-ridden beat in modern-day Los Angeles. One has everything to live for, the other has nothing to lose - and in the season one finale Murtaugh found out just how far Riggs was willing to go.

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Episode 13: Better Living Through Chemistry

Summary

Riggs and Murtaugh respond to the murder of an escaped patient of Dr Cahill's, and the question of the medic's competency is brought into question. However, the investigation brings to light a hidden scheme far bigger than they imagined. Meanwhile, Riggs' anger gets the better of him once again, causing Avery to consider whether or not he is fit to serve. Family tensions run high between Murtaugh and Trish, who need to make some big decisions. Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans star.
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Review

The great thing about this series is how it can be a very blunt instrument one minute, bludgeoning us with heavy-handed storylines, then a delicate scalpel the next, cutting to the heart of its characters. Both sides are on show here in a story that also delivers a couple of moments of gorgeous comic timing worthy of a sitcom.

The main plotline (and the cases-of-the-week increasingly feel like distractions) has Riggs and Murtaugh visiting yet another hostile bar full of bikers and thugs. “Why can’t we ever get sent into, like, a petting zoo?” wonders Murtaugh, reasonably enough. And for connoisseurs of Riggs’s messed-up psyche, there’s a whopping revelation on the source of his anger.

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Cast

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Roger MurtaughDamon Wayans
Martin RiggsClayne Crawford
Maureen CahillJordana Brewster
Trish MurtaughKeesha Sharp
Brooks AveryKevin Rahm
Bernard ScorseseJohnathan Fernandez
Roger Murtaugh JrDante Brown
Sonya BaileyMichelle Mitchenor
Zach BowmanAndrew Creer
Gina SantosMichelle Hurd
Dr SamuelsMatt Malloy
PeggyKelly Coffield Park
Carl EdwardsCraig Gellis
AlanGeorge Ketsios
Stanley OliverLuis Jose Lopez
Nathan RiggsRex Linn

Crew

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DirectorRob Bailey
Executive producerMatt Miller
Executive producerMcG
Executive producerJennifer Gwartz
Executive producerDan Lin
ProducerMarc David Alpert
ProducerJoshua Levey
ProducerFrank Waldeck
WriterZev Borow

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