The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Season 1, Episode 3
Air date October 30, 2018
Written by Liz Alper and Ally Seibert
Directed by Greg Beeman
Episode guide
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"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" is the third episode of the first season on The Rookie. This is the third episode of the series overall.

Summary Edit

After Nolan and Talia lose control of a crime scene, they begin to debate whether people are fundamentally good or bad and what that means for a police officer. Meanwhile, Lucy is concerned Tim is enabling his wife's destructive behavior and not taking care of himself.

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Guest starring Edit

  • Mircea Monroe as Isabel Bradford
  • Skye Marshall as Kai De Vera
  • Tyler Francavilla as Roman Ealy
  • Jee Young Han as Nancy Wu

Co-starring Edit

  • Roxy Wood as Sue
  • Joshua Berduo as Logan
  • Clint Culp as Bank Manager
  • Mark Jacobson as Chad
  • Evan Whitten as Jacob
  • André B. Walker as Sgt. Laubacher
  • Lissa Pallo as Nurse
  • Michael Shen as Window Employee
  • Brett Schaberg as Mutt

Trivia Edit

  • The tech stuck behind ATM machine is based on a news item out of Corpus Christi, Texas which took place on June 13, 2017. A similar scenario was depicted in 9-1-1: Stuck (2018), which also took place in Los Angeles. In that instance, it was viewed from the aspect of the fire department
  • Tim's wife Isabel said that she worked out of the 77th Division. However, LAPD has only 21 divisions.
  • California Penal Code 211 – Robbery.
  • Code 4 - No further assistance needed.
  • BearCat = Armored tactical vehicle.
  • Flashbang = Stun grenade
  • Halligan - Forcible entry tool used by firefighters & police; usually includes claw, blade, and pick
  • Break and rake" - a procedure where a small team breaks into and holds one room in a building.

Quotes Edit

The Rookie Season 1 (2018)

"Pilot" • "Crash Course" • "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" • "The Switch" • "The Roundup" • "The Hawke" • "The Ride Along" • "Time of Death" • "Standoff" • "Flesh and Blood" • "Redwood" • TBA • TBA • TBA

See also: S1