The Cops

Season 2 Episode 2

Episode 2

0
Aired Monday 9:00 PM Oct 18, 1999 on BBC Two
0.0
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes
0

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Episode Summary

EDIT
Episode 2
AIRED:
Dean Wishaw's behaviour has been increasingly belligerent, so Giffen places him under Roy's wing - 'puppy walker to Scoobie Doo'. First up is a search for bail-jumper Leo Crolla: Dean: I've got it in for this lad - he's been taking the piss.... Roy: You take everything personal don't you? What's the matter with you? Crolla gets away ('Don't worry, this estate's his fuckin' universe'), but instead they find a 13 year old smack addict, Debbie Sharpe, and take her home to her mother's. Roy invites Dean to his house for refs (meal break), where Dean sees photos of him in his army uniform. Roy reminisces about his army career and his early days in the force: 'The miner's strike... all the overtime you could handle. That's when the job started to change though - became a bloody profession. Never been the same since.' Crolla has been spotted in a pub. When Roy and Dean arrest him, Dean spots someone he hasn't seen for a long time. This seems to de-stabilise Dean, who over-reacts yet again by rather questionably spraying Crolla in the face with CS gas. Roy is aghast - 'What you do that for?' Dean's only explanation? 'That was me Dad'. Meanwhile, things are a bit quieter on the new community beat. Mel is really getting stuck in, offering to help youth worker Darrell Stone with a project. There's an obvious attraction between the two, but they confine themselves to flippant remarks: Darrell: What's it feel like slamming a cell door? Mel: What's it feel like handing some kid a clean needle? Jaz's community policing style is somewhat different. When the pair pick up Debbie Sharpe and friend Davo, Mel is concerned for Debbie's welfare whilst Jaz pumps Davo for information. He's very ambitious. Dean realises he has a problem: if it gets out that his father has a criminal record, he thinks he'll be out of the force. When his Dad turns up at the family home, there's a confrontation, and his Dad makes an astute observation: 'What is it lackin' in you that ... makes you want to push other people around? Dean arrests him when he finds his mother's savings book on him, but Giffin, having been tipped off by Roy, takes over and sends his Dad on his way before Dean drops himself in it.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Saturday
No results found.
Sunday
No results found.
Monday
No results found.
SUBMIT REVIEW
    Andrew Scott (II)

    Andrew Scott (II)

    Leo Crolla

    Guest Star

    Jimmy Seward

    Jimmy Seward

    Dean’s Brother

    Guest Star

    Tony Monroe

    Tony Monroe

    Dean’s Father

    Guest Star

    Jody Latham

    Jody Latham

    Craig Davenport

    Recurring Role

    Deirdre Costello

    Deirdre Costello

    Ellen

    Recurring Role

    Jan Pearson

    Jan Pearson

    Maggie Hayes

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

    FILTER BY TYPE

    More
    Less
    • 8:00 pm
      People's List
      NEW
      ABC
    • 9:00 pm
      20/20: In an Instant Murder in the Maternity Ward
      NEW
      ABC