Rookie Blue (season 4)

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Rookie Blue (season 4)
Rookie Blue Season 4.jpg
Region 1 DVD cover art
Country of originCanada
No. of episodes13
Release
Original networkGlobal
Original releaseMay 23 (2013-05-23) –
September 12, 2013 (2013-09-12)
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List of Rookie Blue episodes

The fourth season of the Canadian police drama Rookie Blue starring Missy Peregrym, Ben Bass and Gregory Smith premiered on May 23, 2013 on Global in Canada.

Production[edit]

On June 26, 2012 ABC and Global announced that the show was renewed once again for a fourth season just three episodes into its previous season.[1] On March 21, 2013 ABC and Global announced the season premiere would be May 23, 2013.[2][3]

Priscilla Faia and Rachael Ancheril joined the main cast, whilst former main cast member Melanie Nicholls-King returned as a recurring guest star. Adam MacDonald and Eric Johnson continued to recur, whilst Aliyah O'Brien joined the guest cast as Holly Stewart. This was the first season not to feature Noam Jenkins, and the last to feature Lyriq Bent amongst the main cast.

Cast[edit]

Main Cast[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateCanadian viewers
(millions)
401"Surprises"David WellingtonTassie CameronMay 23, 2013 (2013-05-23)1.157[4]
Andy and Nick return from their undercover mission to find everyone has kept going, both personally and professionally. The biggest surprise for Andy is that Sam has now been promoted to detective and has a new love interest.
412"Homecoming"David WellingtonRuss CochraneMay 30, 2013 (2013-05-30)1.181[5]
It's the first day back on the job for Andy and Nick as they adjust back to their old lives. Andy ends up working with Sam and tries to put the past behind her as they deal with a bank robbery. Nick tries to get back in Gail's good graces and gets some advice from a citizen he helps. Meanwhile, Frank has a surprise for Noelle.
423"Different, Not Better"Lynne StopkewichSherry WhiteJune 27, 2013 (2013-06-27)1.042[6]
Andy has to learn to work with a new partner, Officer Marlo Cruz, who also happens to be Sam's new girlfriend. This causes tension between the two women as they are dealing with an emotionally unstable woman. Meanwhile, Dov discovers his one night stand is actually a fellow police officer—a new transfer and Frank's goddaughter, Chloe Price—who he ends up working with when 15 Division has to deal with chasing down a burglar with a unique MO.
434"The Kids Are Not Alright"Peter WellingtonNoelle CarboneJuly 11, 2013 (2013-07-11)1.278[7]
Andy and Gail come across a teenage boy tied up and locked in a trunk in a routine highway search. They must deal with a young-love-gone-wrong situation. Swarek, Oliver and Chris track a gunman who shot a sixteen-year-old boy and who might have gang connections and Swarek has to convince him that revenge isn't the answer. Chloe makes an observation that may change the dynamic among the rookies.
445"Poison Pill"Peter WellingtonAubrey NealonJuly 18, 2013 (2013-07-18)1.226[8]
Andy and Marlo have an out of control drug arrest, which leads to the discovery of a deadly bacteria in the drugs, which turns into a city wide outbreak, which Sam tries to control. The two ladies are stuck in a decontamination process and quarantine, when Marlo reveals a big secret about herself. Dov and Chloe's new romance is off to a rocky start when Dov thinks she's hiding something.
456"Skeletons"T.W. PeacockeLey LukinsJuly 25, 2013 (2013-07-25)1.205[9]
Detective Luke Callaghan returns to help with a possible copycat kidnapping, one that brings back bad memories of Jerry's death for, Sam, Gail and Traci. Sam and Andy end up working together, finally admitting to each other the real reason for their break up.
Recurring stars: Eric Johnson as Detective Luke Callaghan and Adam MacDonald as Detective Steve Peck
467"Friday the 13th"David WellingtonSherry WhiteAugust 1, 2013 (2013-08-01)1.336[10]
When human bones are discovered in a ravine related to a fifteen-year-old case, Sam teams up with his old training officer, Charlie Walsh (Al Sapienza), to solve the crime, only to realize that Charlie's personal life isn't what it seems and makes Sam rethink his career. Dov and Chloe have to deal with a witch and argue over the best course of action, which also involves her unhappy client.
478"For Better, for Worse"Kelly MakinTassie CameronAugust 8, 2013 (2013-08-08)1.244[11]
Frank and Noelle's wedding has arrived and everyone at 15 Division is celebrating. Things don't go as planned, when a casino bus is robbed, the bride is missing, and Andy and Nick share an intimate moment.
Recurring star: Adam MacDonald as Detective Steve Peck
489"What I Lost"Paul FoxNoelle CarboneAugust 15, 2013 (2013-08-15)1.192[12]
Chris Diaz returns to the 15 Division and his son is kidnapped under Nick and Andy's care. While everyone is searching for baby Christian, Diaz discovers a secret that might tear his family apart for good and Sam finds out about Nick and Andy's new relationship.
4910"You Are Here"Teresa HanniganLey LukinsAugust 22, 2013 (2013-08-22)1.165[13]
Traci works her first homicide case with Detective Steve Peck, that originated as a routine marijuana bust, that has Andy, Nick and Gail, working overtime on the murder case. Recently separated Oliver has a new cabin and he invites Sam, Chris and Dov for a weekend of male bonding.
Recurring star: Adam MacDonald as Detective Steve Peck
5011"Deception"Kelly MakinAubrey NealonAugust 29, 2013 (2013-08-29)1.196[14]
Kevin Ford, a pedophile, is found beaten up inside his house. Andy finds out that Marlo has been investigating him in her off time and has to help Sam cover up Marlo's actions, before she gets caught. Chloe, Nick, Dov and Gail help Traci with a drug sweep, which takes an unexpected twist, when Sam leaves them alone to help Andy and Marlo.
Recurring stars: Eric Johnson as Detective Luke Callaghan and Adam MacDonald as Detective Steve Peck
5112"Under Fire"Gregory SmithRuss CochraneSeptember 5, 2013 (2013-09-05)1.099[15]
Andy and Chloe respond to a 911 call in a park, where they're ambushed and Chloe is shot. Gail and Oliver respond to a shots fired call, but it turns out to be another ambush. They realize then that someone is out for revenge against 15 Division. Dov finds out something about Chloe's past that will change their relationship. Oliver comes face to face with the shooter and has to make a life changing decision.
Recurring stars: Eric Johnson as Detective Luke Callaghan and Adam MacDonald as Detective Steve Peck
5213"You Can See the Stars"David WellingtonTassie CameronSeptember 12, 2013 (2013-09-12)1.323[16]
The shooter keeps trying to get the people from 15 Division that are on his hit list and he abducts Oliver, putting the whole Division in danger while they try to find him. Marlo's secret gets out. Dov and Wes disagree on what is best for Chloe, each thinking they know better than the other.
Recurring stars: Eric Johnson as Detective Luke Callaghan and Adam MacDonald as Detective Steve Peck

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 4 (ABC)
# # Title U.S. air date Rating Share Rating/share
(18-49)
Viewers
(millions)
40 1 "Surprises" May 23, 2013 3.9[17] 7.0[17] 1.2/4[18] 5.99[18]
41 2 "Homecoming" May 30, 2013 4.0[19] 7.0[19] 1.2/4[20] 5.91[20]
42 3 "Different, Not Better" June 27, 2013 3.5[21] 6.0[21] 1.2/4[22] 5.18[22]
43 4 "The Kids Are Not Alright" July 11, 2013 3.4[23] 6.0[23] 1.0/3[24] 5.24[24]
44 5 "Poison Pill" July 18, 2013 3.4[25] 6.0[25] 1.1/3[26] 5.24[26]
45 6 "Skeletons July 25, 2013 3.6[27] 6.0[27] 1.1/4[28] 5.63[28]
46 7 "Friday the 13th" August 1, 2013 3.3[29] 6.0[29] 1.0/3[30] 5.12[30]
47 8 "For Better, for Worse" August 8, 2013 3.1[31] 5.0[31] 0.9/3[32] 4.50[32]
48 9 "What I Lost August 15, 2013 3.2[33] 6.0[33] 1.0/3[34] 4.67[34]
49 10 "You Are Here" August 22, 2013 3.5[35] 6.0[35] 1.1/3[36] 5.13[36]
50 11 "Deception" August 29, 2013 - - 0.9/3[37] 4.42[37]
51 12 "Under Fire" September 5, 2013 - - 1.0/3[38] 4.24[38]
52 13 "You Can See The Stars" September 12, 2013 - - 1.0/3[39] 4.71[39]

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