Common Law

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In Common Law, Travis Marks and Wes Mitchell are two partners who - apart from their polarity and odd couple behavior - have a seven-year track record as the Los Angeles Police Department's best detectives in the Robbery-Homicide Division. watch

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USA Axes Fairly Legal After Two Seasons

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Season 1, Episode 12
Wes and Travis try to work their way back into the good graces of Dr. Ryan and their therapy...
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Season 1, Episode 11
Wes makes the mistake of confiding in Travis that he's been having erotic dreams of Dr. Ryan....
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Premiered: May 11, 2012, on USA
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Odd-couple detectives attempt to salvage their crumbling partnership by attending couples therapy in this drama series.

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