Rookie Blue (season 2)

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Rookie Blue (season 2)
Rookie Blue Season 2.jpg
Region 1 DVD cover
Country of origin Canada
No. of episodes 13
Release
Original network Global
Original release 23 June (2011-06-23) – 8 September 2011 (2011-09-08)
Season chronology
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List of Rookie Blue episodes

The second season of Rookie Blue began airing on 23 June 2011 on both CTV and Global. The entire season one cast, led by Missy Peregrym, Ben Bass and Gregory Smith returned, whilst Melanie Nicholls-King continued to recur as Officer Noelle Williams.

Production[edit]

The series was renewed for a second 13 episode season on July 12, 2010. Filming of the second season was scheduled to take place between September 1, 2010 and January 24, 2011.[1] Camille Sullivan joined the cast as Detective Jo Rosati.[2] Lauren Holly guest starred as Elaine Peck, a Superintendent in charge of Operations at the Metropolitan Police Service.[3]

Cast[edit]

Main Cast[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Canadian viewers
(millions)
14 1 "Butterflies" David Wellington Tassie Cameron 23 June 2011 (2011-06-23) 1.380[4]
Andy's world explodes as a result of a seemingly senseless act of violence during a concert shooting. When she sets out to unravel the details, she comes into direct conflict with Luke's former partner, Detective Jo Rosati, a new detective with 15 Division. As Rosati investigates the case, sparks begin to fly between her and Luke. Dov and Chris take charge to find out who the shooter is and Swarek debates whether or not to rejoin Guns & Gangs.
15 2 "Might Have Been" Paul Shapiro Semi Chellas 30 June 2011 (2011-06-30) 1.070[5]
Andy and Gail participate in a drug bust by going undercover as cocktail waitresses but things do not go smoothly. Traci finds herself drawn back to Detective Barber while a complaint is filed against Dov. Andy unintentionally speaks to Tori a little too freely and candidly about her relationship with Luke.
16 3 "Bad Moon Rising" David Wellington Russ Cochrane 7 July 2011 (2011-07-07) 1.399[6]
Strange happenings and a full moon rattle the rookies. Andy and Sam investigate the theft of some severed heads from a medical lab. A particular man catches their attention as a suspect with his obsessive behavior. Luke and Andy decide to get married, and Sam has trouble hiding his opinions. While trying to protect a young woman who could be the next target, Andy puts both her life and Luke's in jeopardy.
17 4 "Heart & Sparks" TW Peacocke Morwyn Brebner 14 July 2011 (2011-07-14) 1.250[7]
As 15 Division recovers from the shooting of Det. Luke Callaghan, a series of arson culminates in the torching of a laundromat - and the rookies are forced to confront their own burning issues. Chris and Gail take to the streets and encounter a man from Chris's past, while Traci interrogates a young firebug found at the arson scene. Meanwhile, when Andy tries to stop the grieving widow from entering the burnt-out laundromat, the two women are trapped in an unstable building with a burnt corpse and must rely on the Fire Department to cut them free from the debris.
18 5 "Stung" Paul Fox Noelle Carbone 21 July 2011 (2011-07-21) 1.506[8]
Using a local car dealership, 15 Division runs a sting operation to crack down on suspects with outstanding warrants. One of the criminals they capture tries to bargain for a lighter sentence, by giving information that puts Dov and Chris in peril at a meth house. The discovery of a homeless suspect leads Traci and Andy to do the right thing and when Luke and Jo work together on a surveillance job, they end up in each other's arms.
19 6 "In Plain View" David Wellington Adam Barken 28 July 2011 (2011-07-28) 1.311[9]
Indications are that the East Jameson gang was involved in the murder of a police informant, so solving the case will be difficult. The pressure is on when Superintendent Elaine Peck sets up at the station. Elsewhere, Andy is paired with Detective Rosati who is jealous of Andy and Luke's relationship, intentionally makes Andy privy to a secret that involves Luke. Stressed out with her mother at the station, Gail is tasked with protecting an eight-year-old boy who's the only witness to the crime.
20 7 "The One That Got Away" Steve DiMarco Tassie Cameron 4 August 2011 (2011-08-04) 1.402[10]
Andy worries her personal problems are affecting her professionally when a woman is brutally attacked on her watch; Luke's erratic behavior leads to him being kicked off a case. The primary suspect is Ray Nixon, who had, according to Luke, murdered a rookie from 15.
21 8 "Monster" John Fawcett Sean Reycraft 11 August 2011 (2011-08-11) 1.585[11]
Gail and Traci bring an intoxicated man to the station. As the doctors examine the man's unusual condition, 15 Division is put under quarantine. Meanwhile, Andy and Sam arrest a man who robbed a bank. Chris goes undercover to get some information from the man. Traci is stuck with a married couple who both work as paramedics and do nothing but argue. Dov shares a kiss with his bomb squad officer girlfriend, Sue.
22 9 "Brotherhood" Steve DiMarco Adam Pettle 18 August 2011 (2011-08-18) 1.226[12]
Traci and Gail try to find out the motive of an Asian woman for calling the police to report a fake bomb threat at a restaurant. Dov, Andy and Chris have their equine training at the Mounted Unit, together with other rookies from 27 Division. Chris meets his old friend from the academy, Aaron, while an intoxicated Dov tells Gail his feelings for her.
23 10 "Best Laid Plans" John Fawcett Russ Cochrane 25 August 2011 (2011-08-25) 1.642[13]
Andy saves a woman who is pinned in her car while the remaining of 15 Division investigates a kidnapping case. Swarek tells Andy that he has decided to go back to Guns & Gangs. Chris questions Dov and Gail about their relationship while Andy decides to call Swarek and says she is ready to take their relationship to the next level not knowing he's already left for his undercover assignment.
24 11 "A Little Faith" Sturla Gunnarsson Sherry White 1 September 2011 (2011-09-01) 1.365[14]
Andy, Dov and Traci participate in an undercover training exercise which results in some unplanned situations and choices. They run into Swarek and almost blow their covers to save a girl's life. Dov runs into an old friend of his brother. Chris and Gail must look past the wreckage of their relationship to determine what to do when a young boy is found tied up as the result of bullying.
25 12 "On The Double" Peter Wellington Ellen Vanstone 8 September 2011 (2011-09-08) 0.964[15]
Gail's stolen uniform has the rookies looking for a cop impersonator, but it is Chris and Dov who find clues that may offer up the motive. While undercover, Swarek finds himself in a life threatening situation when he and Andy can't stay apart from each other after they have finally begun their relationship whilst he is still undercover.
26 13 "God's Good Grace" David Wellington Tassie Cameron 8 September 2011 (2011-09-08) 1.465[15]
Swarek’s gone missing while undercover and Andy tries to find clues that will help her and the rookies locate him before it is too late. Meanwhile, investigating this case will implicate one officer and threaten Andy's job, they both get suspended but Sam still wants to be with her and she says she wants to be with him but she doesn't stay.

U.S. Nielsen ratings[edit]

The following is a table for the United States ratings, based on average total estimated viewers per episode, of Rookie Blue on ABC.

Season 2 (ABC)
# # Title U.S. air date Rating Share Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
14 1 "Butterflies" 23 June 2011 3.7[16] 6 1.6/5[17] 5.88[17]
15 2 "Might Have Been" 30 June 2011 3.4[18] 6 1.4/4[19] 5.43[19]
16 3 "Bad Moon Rising" 7 July 2011 3.6[20] 6 1.5/4[21] 5.70[21]
17 4 "Heart & Sparks" 14 July 2011 3.5[22] 6 1.4/4[23] 5.33[23]
18 5 "Stung" 21 July 2011 3.5[24] 6 1.3/4[25] 5.39[25]
19 6 "In Plain View" 28 July 2011 3.1[26] 5 1.3/4[27] 4.92[27]
20 7 "The One That Got Away" 4 August 2011 3.4[28] 6 1.3/4[29] 5.20[29]
21 8 "Monster" 11 August 2011 3.4[30] 6 1.0/3[31] 3.97[31]
22 9 "Brotherhood" 18 August 2011 3.1[32] 5 1.2/4[33] 4.57[33]
23 10 "Best Laid Plans" 25 August 2011 3.4[34] 6 1.2/4[35] 4.89[35]
24 11 "A Little Faith" 1 September 2011 3.9[36] 6 1.1/3[37] 4.09[37]
25 12 "On The Double" 8 September 2011 3.0[38] 5 1.0/3[39] 4.51[39]
26 13 "God's Good Grace" 8 September 2011 3.4[38] 6 1.2/3[39] 5.06[39]

References[edit]

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