Recap: Heartbreak

Nolan rescues a woman shocked after crashing into an electrical pole. He brings her back to life. The woman shows up at the station house. She asks him out. Later on, Nolan and Bishop are called to a possible home invasion involving the same lady from the accident. She lost her military husband a year ago in action. She later shows up at Nolan’s anti-Valentine’s Day party. She tries to seduce Nolan and overdoses on drugs.

Free Fall

As the rookies prepare for a big exam to see who moves on to the next stage of training, Officer Nolan and Officer Bishop are called to the scene of a murder and learn that the victim may be tied to a potential terrorist attack on the city of Los Angeles.

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Recap: The Hawke

Nolan visits with Jeremy Hawke, an instructor at the Police Academy. The guy is a dinosaur in terms of police procedure. More brawn than brains. But his personal life is a mess. This is one of the reasons why Nolan bonded with him at the academy. They’re close in age and have had similar life struggles.

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Recap: The Switch

Not sure where to place this episode on the grand scheme of things. It's good that West solved his freezing problem. It's good that Chen and Nolan ended their relationship. The episode overall just moved slow.

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The most dangerous day of the year – Valentine’s Day – has the team on high alert, and Officer Nolan invites everyone over for a party now that he is single.

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