Fast cars and gunplay dominate this buddy cop series set in the City of Angels, focusing on a risk-taking cop and his veteran partner.
Premiered: March 15, 1999
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After witnessing Nicole's murder at the order of Bobby Cole, Chase becomes a loose cannon. August pleads with his partner to follow legal avenues to catch Cole, and Captain Jensen suspends Chase after he destroyed important papers belonging to Cole. Jensen also tells him that the FBI suspects Nicole was working with Bobby Cole. Chase is livid, knowing this could never be true. Cole meets with Agent Shoenrock, who is revealed to be undercover, acting as an accomplice, and tells him of his plans to execute the Colombian drug minister at the drug summit. Chase visits a weapons dealer he knows and purchases some heavy duty weapons for his own personal use. After a huge battle in the streets involving semi-trucks, helicopters, and rocket launchers, Chase ends up on a pier with Cole, weapons drawn in a stand-off, each prepared to take the other down, for good.
After three leading West Coast drug dealers die under suspicious circumstances, Chase and August suspect that their old nemesis, Bobby Cole, is trying to claim all the drug action for himself. As Los Angeles prepares to host an international drug summit, the detectives investigate Cole through the usual legal channels while he ruthlessly carves out the competition and prepares to strike a deal with a Colombian drug lord.
A Western memorabilia collector is found murdered, and among the victim's belongings is a laptop with August's name in it. August figures out that his name was listed among the descendants of Buffalo Soldiers -- a troop of black soldiers that fought during the Civil War. This brings up a part of August's past that he is ashamed to discuss: his great great-grandfather, Augustus Brooks, was given a dishonorable discharge from the Army when he allegedly deserted his troop with three other soldiers, who all claimed to have been given a map leading to a gold mine that was never proven to exist. August's Aunt Maisie is attacked in her home by a thug, hired to steal a portion of the old map. The pieces have been handed down to each generation, and now someone is attempting to put the pieces together and lay claim to the gold.
Professor Larry Benton, a former teacher of Augusts', is brutally killed outside a jewelry store by thief Willie Mathers. August is devastated upon his arrival at the crime scene, having just had lunch with Benton moments earlier and vows to catch Mathers.
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- Premiered: March 15, 1999
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- Premise: Fast cars and gunplay dominate this buddy cop series set in the City of Angels, focusing on a risk-taking cop and his veteran partner. (more)
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