The District - Season 2

CBS (ended 2004)


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Episode Guide

  • Payback
    Episode 22
    The gangster wars have crossed the limits, leaving a blood trail and innumerous victims. Mannion has Temple working undercovered trying to reach the big boss on the drug dealing schemes. But it's not such an easy road and Temple is forced to try some crack in order to prove he's not a cop. That brings back ghosts from his druggie past, which Temple may no be strong enough to fight again. Meanwhile, Mannion himself interferes with the gangsters, interrogating young 12 year-old Junior about homicides. Later, Parras and Brander are victims of an ambush and are kidnapped by the gangsters. Luckily the police force rescues them before anything happens. Mannion sees no way out but turning to Richard Gray for help. With him, he gets the gang leaders to settle a non-aggression deal. When everything seems to be going back to its places, Temple looks for drug dealers to buy some crack. Ella turns down Clive's proposal to move to Seattle with him, and he decides to stay and marry her. And Mannion is surprised by Erin Vratalov, who escaped from prison and shoots him on his boat. Jack falls on the water wounded.moreless
  • Convictions
    Episode 21
    When one of Debreno's first cases solved under Mannion goes to trial, the defense uses Debreno's troubled professional and personal past to discredit him, implying that he set up the defendant in order to impress Mannion. Now, as Mannion questions Debreno's motives, he must also decide whether or not Debreno has a future as a part of his team.moreless
  • The Killing Point
    The Killing Point
    Episode 20
    13 years ago a man was convicted for murdering two people at a convenience store. Now Patrick Debreno, Kevin Debreno's brother who's a priest, has to help save him from the death penalty. Someone confessed to him the location of the murder weapon, and Chief Mannion and his team get the suspect and try to make him confess, since Patrick can't accuse him. Unfortunately, Gilbert Isaacs is wrongfully killed for a crime he did not commit. The true murderer, however, storms out of the interrogation room and shoots himself at home. Meanwhile, Ella receives a letter from Pablito, Ricky's father. He's asking to see his son, and after a lot of thinking, Ella meets with him and decides not to let Ricky see his father. She still has to convince Ricky that his father being in prison is not his fault.moreless
  • Shell Game
    Shell Game
    Episode 19
    When a man is murdered under suspicious circumstances and Mannion finds out his office is bugged, he starts his own investigation on the case. The latest person to see the victim alive was Lisa Fabrizzi, a CIA agent, which connects the case to the Agency. Mannion faces CIA director Tom Gage for information but doesn't get anything except for a stonewall. Mannion finally gets to the real killer, Braxton, who worked at a software company involved in CIA covert operations. Braxton is killed. Meanwhile, Ella almost buys the house of her dreams and Parras and Brander have to protect condo residents from a monkey.moreless
  • Shades of Gray
    Shades of Gray
    Episode 18
    The crime level on District 9 is skyrocketing, and Mannion blames it on Commander Richard Gray, whose performance has fallen under expected. Mannion's actions are recriminated and he is pressured to re-think his decision to fire Gray, but he won't give in. Finally, Gray resigns from his duty, and several cops show their loyalty to him by handing their badges as well. Meanwhile, Officer Parras has to face a performance evaluation when her nightstick breaks on a suspect's face. Later, Ella finds out the sticks are cold sensitive and it wasn't Parras's fault.moreless
  • Still Life
    Still Life
    Episode 17
    Mannion assigns Debreno and new detective Olivia Cahill to work together on a missing Picasso case. They get on each other's nerves, but solve the case after Debreno makes up a theory that at first sounded too conspiracional, but turned out to be true. Meanwhile, Nancy's mom announces she's leaving her father because she found out he was cheating on her. Nancy accidentally let slip that she already knew about it and has to ask her mother to forgive her. Ella is threatened by the possibility of a breast cancer return and both Mannion and Clive offer her their full support. They look back at their best times with her and learn that Ella is cancer-free.moreless
  • The Greenhouse Effect
    Mannion's friend Teddy Reed is the only witness to a Congressman's murder, and Mannion thinks she's lying about the whole situation. Meanwhile, the city erects a statue depicting a heroic act by three police officers, including Cutter, but many are infuriated when Cutter's figure is altered to represent someone of a different race.moreless
  • Daughter for Daughter
    Mannion faces off with Putin once again and the stakes are even higher when Putin resurfaces and kidnaps Mannion's daughter! Mannion's initial theory is that Putin wants to trade one daughter for another, but everything changes when the CIA informs Mannion that Putin's daughter, Erin, has disappeared from the Witness Protection Program. Mannion finally finds his dazed and confused daughter, Beth; however, things get more complex when the police find a dead woman, believed to be Erin, in Beth's car trunk. As Beth is arrested for murder, Mannion must prove that his daughter is being set up and the only person who can help him is Putin.moreless
  • Wasteland
    Episode 14
    A teacher, protesting the Board of Education's inattention to her cries, takes the board hostage at gunpoint and Mannion is called in to diffuse the situation. Frustrated by getting the run-around from the board and environmental agencies, she gives Mannion 12 hours to find answers to the teacher's and students' health problems before she opens fire. Mannion and his team must uncover a complex environmental cover-up while keeping the board and the teacher alive. Meanwhile, Ella asks Clive, the new man she is seeing and a lobbyist for the chemical industry, to look into the case from his end.moreless
  • This Too Shall Pass
    This Too Shall Pass
    Episode 13
    Page and Debreno investigate the murder of a reporter, and evidence point them to a wheel-chaired man, who claims the victim was already dead by the time he found her. Mannion goes to NY for his daughter's graduation from police academy and has a hard time saying goodbye to Sherri. Meanwhile, Parras meets a charming man on a cab and thinks he might be "the one", and Brander confesses his love for her. Ella goes to Ricky's school to check on why he is having problems with his new teacher, and finds out she looks just like his late mother.moreless
  • Twist of Hate
    Twist of Hate
    Episode 12
    After a mosque is vandalized, Mannion questions the mosque president, who reveals that the mosque has been receiving threats. Meanwhile, Temple and Debreno investigate two other hate crimes - both with similar scenarios - involving a rabbi and an African-American respectively. Now, before racial and ethnic tensions escalate, Mannion and his team must get to the bottom of these crimes - unaware that the perpetrator is the last person they would suspect. (CBS)moreless
  • Russian Winter (a.k.a.The Russian Wars)
    Mannion confronts his No. 1 enemy, Dimitri Putin, and learns who killed Det. Danny McGregor in this pivotal episode. A Russian woman, Erin Vratalov, comes aboard Mannion's boat claiming she needs protection from Putin. She tells Mannion that Putin ordered her husband, Yuri, to kill the chief. But when Danny died in the assassination attempt instead, Putin had Yuri murdered and is now after her. She also claims Yuri had a tape recording of Putin giving the order to murder Mannion, but she doesn't know where it's hidden. So begins Mannion's race to find the incriminating evidence, a search that leads ultimately to a volatile face-to-face encounter. (CBS)moreless
  • Thursday
    Episode 10
    Mannion and his detectives are forced to examine the danger they put themselves in every day when fellow Police Officer Robert Turner loses his life in the line of duty whilst trying to rescue a family whose car plunged into a lake.
  • Cop Hunt
    Cop Hunt
    Episode 9
    The district is thrown into panic when a woman is raped by a man wearing a police officer's uniform. Jack and his team are forced to investigate within the city's police departments to find the perpetrator before anyone else gets hurt. To add to the confusion, Debreno discovers that his wife was attacked in the same manner.moreless
  • Tug of War
    Tug of War
    Episode 8
    When Mannion has Temple and Debreno investigate the woman's murder, he discovers that the criminals weren't going for the victim's cash or credit cards, but for the expensive purse itself. In response, Mannion immediately dispatches detectives to patrol subway cars, angering the chief of the Transit Authority, who believes that Mannion is trying to muscle in on his territory. Then, when Debreno and Temple set up a sting operation, Debreno's life is put in danger and Mannion's team must find a way to draw out the perpetrators of these crimes before they strike again. Also, Mannion's outrageous ex-fiancee comes back for a visit after hearing that Mannion and Sherry split up.moreless
  • Bulldog's Ghost
    Bulldog's Ghost
    Episode 7
    Nancy's discovery of a murdered homeless man forces Jack to revisit his past when the victim turns out to be a marine who was held as a POW in Vietnam.
  • Melt Down
    Melt Down
    Episode 6
    When two children are shot by a 7-year-old boy, Mannion makes it his mission to find exactly how the boy got his hands on a gun. When Mannion questions the 7-year-old, he learns that the youngster took the gun from his 15-year-old brother who reveals that he got the gun from a "guy on the street" near his school. With the help of Temple and Debreno, Mannion sets up a sting and discovers that the weapon was actually a gun that the police had confiscated in a "buy-back" program. Now, with the Public Safety Commission breathing down Mannion's neck, he must track down the culprits before any more guns hit the street or any more children get hurt.moreless
  • To Serve and Protect
    A construction worker finds the skeleton of a dead boy. He was Noland's last case before promotion - a case that was never solved. Now Noland devotes all his efforts into putting an end to this crime. They finally arrest the boy's mother, who also killed another son of hers. Meanwhile, Mannion tries to change the child abuse situation in the city. Nick negotiates a possible candidature of Mannion's for the upcoming mayor election. Ella is asked to fire an old employee but manages to keep him. Parras has trouble dealing with an abusive father that reminds her of her own father, until it is proven that the father under suspicion never touched his problematic 14 year-old son.moreless
  • The Project
    The Project
    Episode 4
    Mannion's motives are called into question when he attempts to gain the trust of an apartment building's residents following a brutal stabbing outside the building. The residents believe that Jack is looking only for good press, but Mannion insists that his only motive is to make their residence safer.
  • Night Shift (a.k.a. Back Fire)
    Temple and Debreno are working on a carjacking followed by murder case. Parras is suspicious when the victim's fiancé cries but no tears come from her eyes. The case is only solved with the help of a schizophrenic homeless man with multiple identities, who saw the suspect with another man just before the shooting. Temple and Debreno are not getting along, and Mannion has to interfere before Temple (who's much more religious since his fiancee's death, which annoys Debreno) tries to quit. Ella has to handle a strike/budget crisis. Parras is back on the streets and her partner takes it hard when another black man insults him. A snake is left loose around the office.moreless
  • Foreign Affair
    Foreign Affair
    Episode 2
    Mannion has to handle an international crisis after the son of the Colombian ambassador is discovered to be the main dealer of the heaviest type of heroine yet. Threatened not to do anything about it, Mannion studies the international code for diplomatic immunity and plays around until he gets Eduardo kicked out of school and arrested. Meanwhile, Temple helps a heroin addicted woman; Ella has problems with Ricky after he returns from summer camp; Jack Jr. goes to court for his drug problem and Nancy finds Jack a new assistant.moreless
  • Lost and Found
    Lost and Found
    Episode 1
    Mannion decides to take every missing case as a homicide case after a rich woman is reported missing, which causes some problems among the African-American community. Debreno is introduced as Temple's new partner, who is still recovering from his fiancée and his ex-partner's death. Ella is back at work, still recovering from breast cancer. Nancy considers going back to the streets as she recovers from Danny's death. Mannion investigates the main suspect on Danny's murder, and finds the suspect's apartment full of pictures of him, Sherry and his children. Sherry leaves and an anonymous call leads Jack to discover the suspect's body tied on his boat's anchor.moreless