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Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

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  • Premiered: 
    September 21, 2016
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  • Network: Fox
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the series of movies (Lethal Weapon) 
  • Subject Matter: Police
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Plot Synopsis

Based on the series of theatrical films of the same name, LETHAL WEAPON is a one-hour drama series that follows classic cop duo Riggs and Murtaugh, who work a crime-ridden beat in modern-day Los Angeles. Grief-stricken after the loss of his young wife and unborn child, ex-Navy SEAL-turned-detective Martin Riggs moves to California to start over at the LAPD. He's paired up with Roger Murtaugh, who's just coming back to the job after a near-fatal heart attack. Riggs' penchant for diving headfirst into the line of fire immediately clashes with Murtaugh's prudent, by-the-book technique. When Captain Brooks Avery assigns them their first case together, Riggs drags Murtaugh into a high-speed chase culminating inside the Long Beach Grand Prix and a seaport shootout with drug dealers -- and despite his protests, the older cop feels more alive than he has in years. Meanwhile, Riggs gets a glimpse of why Murtaugh is so determined to get home safely at the end of each day -- he's got a wife, Trish; teenagers Roger, Jr. and Riana; and a newborn baby. Riggs' life-on-the-edge attitude makes him a priority case for the department's psychologist, Dr. Maureen 'Mo' Cahill. Rounding out the precinct is Scorsese, a pathologist with the LAPD who got his nickname after a stint in film school, which no one will let him forget. By the time their first investigation ends, Riggs realizes he may have found something worth living for -- a partner and friend, Murtaugh. And even Murtaugh figures this arrangement might just work out after all.
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On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT, FOX premiered the Season 1 finale of LETHAL WEAPON. In the season ender, "Commencement," Riggs makes a shocking discovery about Miranda's death that leads him back to the cartel in a frantic search for answers. His wild desperation leaves Murtaugh torn between his commitment to his partner and his commitment to his family. Guest cast includes Michele Mitchenor as Sonya Bailey, Tony Plana as Ronnie Delgado, Matt Passmore as Gideon Lyon, and Andrew Patrick Ralston as Jim McNeile. One month earlier -- on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- FOX announced it has ordered a second season of LETHAL WEAPON.

Cast

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Warner Bros. Television
  • In association with Lin Pictures
  • In association with Good Session Productions

Settings

  • - Los Angeles, California USA