Season 1 Episode 1


Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Sep 18, 2002 on FOX
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Episode Summary

Van and Deaq go undercover to nail a corrupt DEA agent and his beautiful sidekick.

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Tiffani Thiessen

Tiffani Thiessen

Wilhemina "Billie" Chambers

Peter Facinelli

Peter Facinelli

Donovan "Van" Ray

Bill Bellamy

Bill Bellamy

Deaqon "Deaq" Hayes

Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes

Detective Marcus

Guest Star

Craig Sheffer

Craig Sheffer

Andrew Kane

Guest Star

Paul Gleason

Paul Gleason

Detective Lannigan

Guest Star

Big Boy

Big Boy


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (6)

    • When Aquaris is talking to the Hockey Masked thugs the guys hockey mask switches from Yellow to Blue several times.

    • When Deaq is snooping around in the backround when the hockey masks guys come in the hockey mask guys are in the party area and one is in front of aquaris and another going around the back of the couch....That guy would have obviously seen deaq

    • The ending where Deaq is pointing the gun at the Bad DEA guy it is a lot like the movie "Bad Boys" ending

    • When The bad DEA agent is driving to hit Van in the ending in one scene before Van shoots at the truck there are already bullet holes in the Windshield

    • When Deaq Gets hit in the face with a gun he drops a Champaigne bottle and it break and he falls to the ground...but when it shows the ground there isnt any broken glass or champaigne on the floor

    • When Aquaris stands up when all of the criminals come in hockey masks he starts to reach for his pocket in one scene then in the very next scene he is in he is just standing there with two bottles in his hands

  • QUOTES (7)

    • Aquarius: Damn! That party was off the HOOK!

    • Van: You think I'm running a story? How else would I know about the Towering Inferno? Who's favorite Steve McQueen movie is THE TOWERING INFERNO?
      Deaq: (changing to a single handed grip on his gun) Maybe you got my Blockbuster card.

    • Deaq: You got my note.
      Van: If I turn around and you're wearing a dress I swear I'm going to throw up.
      Deaq: (takes Van's gun that was tucked into the back of his pants) Speedway. Guy who got shot, Who pulled the trigger?
      Van: I don't know.
      Deaq: (sarcastic) Well, gee, I guess I'll let you get back to the party then. Sorry to bother you, man. Maybe I could buy you a Bellini.
      Van: Look ... I want to find out who did it, too. Okay? That guy worked for me.
      Deaq: He was your porter. You hire five a month. English was his second language. Saved you a bitch slap.
      (Deaq pushes Van across the room. Van's still facing away from Deaq.)
      Van: Okay, I think what I need to do here is explain-
      Deaq: (interrupting) Is this bedtime? Did I ask for a story?
      Van: (figuring it out) Oh ... My ... God.
      (Van spins around to face Deaq. He holds his hand in front of him, similar to how he did at the speedway last time he was unarmed.)
      Van: You're Deaqon.
      Deaq: (gun still pointed at Van) You be real sure you want to know my name.
      Van: (speaks really quickly) I'm a cop. Okay? Andre was my partner. He talked about you all the time. (Deaq doesn't look impressed) You guys grew up in Torrence. Your middle name is Lavelle. Your favourite Steve McQueen movie is the Towering Inferno. You ran with a gang. You got caught, he beat the crap out of you, which is about the time you guys stopped talking, what, about 8 or 9 years ago? You moved to New York, he heard you joined up. You work N.Y.P.D. undercover narcotics. Will you please get that thing out of my face now? (drops hands)

    • Billie: Welcome to the Candy Store. Everything you see came off some high rolling scrote who thought he was too rich for the backseat of a squad car. Normally it would go to auction. I had an idea. Everything we seize, we keep. Everything we keep, we use. This is a life of crime 24/7. You don't drop cover. You never flash a badge. So?

    • Lt. Hill: What are you guys, in a Japanese boy band?

    • Deaqon: Is this bedtime? Did I ask for a story?

    • Cassidy: If I was here to get bent over and doggied, wouldn't I be barking?

  • NOTES (5)

    • Isaac Hayes is credited as Special Appearance.

    • Craig Sheffer is credited as Special Guest Star.

    • Big Boy is best known as the cohost of Vibe's failed attempt at a late night talk show with Sinbad and the announcer for And One's Street Hoops basketball game.

    • Limp Bizkit makes an uncredited cameo in this episode. Just look carefully when Van goes into a building and bumps into a guy during the Limp Bizkit's "Rollin" song.

    • Featured Music:

      "Get Free" by The Vines (Race Track)
      "Uzi Pinky Ring" by Wu Tang Clan (Basketball court)
      "Rollin'" by Limp Bizkit (Van goes undercover)
      "LapDance" by N.E.R.D. (Van meets Cassidy in the club)
      "Cat Scratch Fever" by Ted Nuget (The bar dance)
      "Dream On" by Depeche Mode (The love scene)
      "Natural One" by Folk Implosion (Van and Deaq follow Kane)
      "In the Air Tonight" by Phil Collins (Final arrangements set-up)
      "Me So Horny" by 2 Live Crew (The party)


    • Van: You think I'm running a story? How else would I know about em>The Towering Inferno? Who's favorite Steve McQueen movie is The Towering Inferno?

      They are referencing the 1974 movie The Towering Inferno staring Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, and O.J. Simpson.