This Lethal Weapon re-imagines the movie franchise following cop duo Riggs and Murtaugh as they work a beat in modern day Los Angeles. Ex-Navy SEAL Detective Martin Riggs (Clayne Crawford), heartbroken and still reeling from the death of his wife and unborn child, moves to California to work at the LAPD. Captain Brooks Avery (Kevin Rahm) partners him up Detective Roger Murtaugh (Daman Wayans Jr.) who is taking things slow after his near-fatal heart attack. Riggs proclivity for going head on into the line of fire immediately conflicts with by-the-book Murtaugh and makes him a priority with department psychologist, Dr. Maureen “Mo” Cahill (Jordana Brewster). But, after their first investigation is over, Riggs and Murtaugh realize their partnership just might work – if Riggs doesn’t get them killed first. The series is executive produced by Matt Miller (Forever, The 100, Chuck, Human Target), Dan Lin (The LEGO Movie, Forever, Sherlock
Season 01, Episode 1 – “Pilot” In the premiere, an ex-Navy SEAL-turned-cop relocates to L.A. after the loss of his wife and baby in order to start over; and is partnered with a detective who’s just returned to the job following a heart attack.
Season 01, Episode 2 – “Surf N Turf ” A noise complaint at a boxer’s home leads Riggs and Murtaugh to a case involving illegal gun runners; and Riggs becomes personally invested in the outcome when one of their targets reminds him of his late wife. Meanwhile, Trish worries about Murtaugh’s health.
Season 01, Episode 3 – “Best Buds” Riggs and Murtaugh’s investigation of a drug cartel reunites Murtaugh with his former T.O. In other events, Riggs avoids the reality of Miranda’s death by diverting himself with outside vices; and Murtaugh and Trish struggle to find alone time.
Season 01, Episode 4 – “There Goes the Neighborhood” A string of burglaries hits close to home when one occurs in Murtaugh’s neighborhood and another ends in a casualty. In other events, Roger Jr. reconnects with an old pal who may be involved in criminal activities.
Season 01, Episode 5 – “Spilt Milk” Murtaugh and Riggs target a former Navy SEAL. Murtaugh sees a parallel between the suspect and Riggs; and Riggs’ connection to the suspect threatens to interfere with the case.
Season 01, Episode 6 – “Ties That Bind” The investigation of a young model’s murder leads Riggs and Murtaugh to one of L.A.’s wealthiest families; and Riggs is jolted when an old friend of his wife’s is also linked to the case. In other events, Murtaugh is shocked to discover that his daughter is sending racy photos to her new boyfriend.
Season 01, Episode 7 – “Fashion Police” Riggs and Murtaugh look into the murder of one of L.A.’s fashion expeditors and discover an underground DEA operation. In other events, with Trish and the kids away, Murtaugh goes on a “bender”; and Riggs has all-too-real dreams of Miranda.
Season 01, Episode 8 – “Can I Get a Witness?” Riggs cares for an 8-year-old boy who witnessed a deadly casino heist; Murtaugh tries to prove that he can be a motorcycle guy; and Riggs contemplates what to do with the money he received from selling his home in Texas.
Season 01, Episode 9 – “Jingle Bell Glock” Holiday celebrations are curtailed by a homicide linked to the deranged nephew of a drug lord who has a history with Riggs. Riggs, meanwhile, recalls past Christmases with his wife; and Murtaugh is annoyed by a neighbor’s obnoxious holiday decorations.
Season 01, Episode 10 – “Homebodies” Riggs and Murtaugh are caught in a turf war between a new generation of drug dealers and a Koreatown gang; Murtaugh is teamed with a temporary new partner; and Trish tries to set up Riggs with her co-worke
Season 01, Episode 11 – “Lawmen” Murtaugh and Riggs square off with the L.A. Sheriff’s department when their investigation into the death of a Texas Ranger leads them to a possible misuse of power. The case also surfaces a dark secret from Capt. Avery’s past.