Synopsis: Starting over isn’t easy, especially for John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of joining the LAPD. As their oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from those who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.


FULL REVIEW: CONTAINS SPOILERS


Verdict

This season of The Rookie is a lighthearted drama series that works as both a police procedural and serialized show. The storylines, at times, feel unrealistic and throw the worst case scenarios at these inexperienced officers. Thankfully, the charismatic ensemble, occasional comedy, strong performances and  intense atmosphere bring a great and fresh tone to a show residing in an overstuffed genre. From its cast and characters to its action and atmosphere, this season of The Rookie sets the groundwork for a strong ensemble-centric cop show.

Score: 8.5/10

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