Season 01, Episode 01 — “Pilot”
A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he’s partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.
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
Iconic cop duo Riggs and Murtaugh works a crime-ridden beat in modern-day Los Angeles. From the moment the brash and impulsive Martin Riggs meets prudent, by-the-book Roger Murtaugh, it seems as if this partnership is doomed. But after their first case together, both realize this arrangement might just work out after all – if only Riggs doesn’t get them killed first.