L.A.'s Finest: Season 1 (2019)

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Season 1
L.A.'s Finest

Critics Consensus

A spin-off to nowhere, L.A.'s Finest operates on outdated sensibilities and wastes its talented leads' time -- especially unfortunate considering Gabriel Union's committed performance.

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Critic Ratings: 17

62%

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User Ratings: 139

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Episodes

Air date: May 13, 2019

When a boy is targeted by a powerful cartel, two detectives with complex pasts race the clock to keep him safe, but when Syd's personal quest for justice threatens their efforts, the pair must decide whom they really serve and protect.

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Air date: May 13, 2019

Tracking down a serial killer who lures his victims into isolated areas before killing them live on social media; Syd has a dangerous secret that clashes with McKenna's complicated past.

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Air date: May 13, 2019

Syd and McKenna are called to investigate when a body seems to plummet from the sky; the partners realize they need to trust each other to escape the ghosts of their pasts.

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Air date: May 20, 2019

Syd and McKenna must get Knox's fentanyl into police custody without leaving a clue as to their involvement, a task made more difficult when McKenna is distracted by Izzy's strange behavior and Syd sees a ghost from her past.

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Air date: May 20, 2019

While fighting with their own personal complications, Syd and McKenna try to find the killer behind the death of a transgender woman; Syd must face her past as the hunt for Knox intensifies; McKenna helps Izzy deal with her grief.

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Air date: May 27, 2019

McKenna is unable to keep hiding the truth about her mother's accident from Syd; Arlo plots against people Syd loves; Syd and McKenna continue to hunt for the killer of the transgender woman and her fiance.

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Air date: May 27, 2019

Syd and McKenna ramp up their personal search for Gabriel Knox and let the Bens in on their search for Arlo; Syd faces a family crisis; McKenna must make a difficult choice.

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Air date: Jun 3, 2019

McKenna must tell her husband the truth about her past, and she and Syd both urge him to bend the rule of law to save a life; tracking a group of thieves who've stolen millions of dollars of untraceable diamonds.

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Air date: Jun 3, 2019

Syd and McKenna continue to look for the thieves who stole untraceable diamonds; the task force launches a major drug bust; Syd and McKenna are forced to face some of their deepest secrets.

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Air date: Jun 10, 2019

Syd and McKenna realize that an unknown player has been manipulating them all along; the hunt for the missing diamonds continues; McKenna must choose between her brother and her future.

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Cast & Crew

Gabrielle Union
Sydney Burnett

Actor
Jessica Alba
Nancy McKenna

Actor
Ernie Hudson Sr.
Joseph Vaughn

Actor
Zach Gilford
Ben Walker

Actor
Duane Martin
Ben Baines

Actor
Ryan McPartlin
Dr. Patrick McKenna

Actor
Zach McGowan
Ray Sherman

Actor
Sophie Reynolds
Isabel McKenna

Actor
Laz Alonso
Warren Hendrix

Guest Star
Rebecca Budig
Carlene Hart

Guest Star
John Salley
Fletcher

Guest Star
Barry Sloane
Dante

Guest Star
David Fumero
Lt. Jason Calloway

Guest Star
Tamala Jones
Kat

Guest Star
Joshua Alba
Nico Perez

Guest Star
Jake Busey
Bishop Duvall

Guest Star
Jordan Rodrigues
Arlo Bates

Guest Star
Sabina Gadecki
Jen Striker

Guest Star
William McCullough
Kobi

Guest Star
Curtis Harris
Justice Baines

Guest Star
Gabrielle Union
Executive Producer
Jessica Alba
Executive Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer
Executive Producer
Jonathan Littman
Executive Producer
KristieAnne Reed
Executive Producer
Pam Veasey
Executive Producer
Doug Belgrad
Executive Producer
Jeff Gaspin
Executive Producer
Jeff Morrone
Executive Producer
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Critic Reviews for L.A.'s Finest: Season 1

Audience Reviews for L.A.'s Finest: Season 1

  • Aug 26, 2021
    Solid action series. Great performance from Gabrielle Union.
  • Aug 13, 2021
    It is tagged as a comedy but it is not funny and not even fun. If it is a drama show, the drama has no logic in it and shows how stupid the people are in the whole show. If it is an action show, the pace is way too slow and there is simply no good action. Don't waste your time watching it.
  • May 26, 2021
    Watched not much, but that was terrible enough for episode 1.
  • Apr 26, 2021
    This is the worse thing I've seen these two in, and it's extremely disappointing. I couldn't make it through a full episode because the script and plot sucked all the charisma out of these two.
  • Mar 30, 2021
    I love the cast, so was hoping to settle in and enjoy Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba, but wow, this show is so poorly written. It's often so obvious when men are writing for women, in these shows. Too bad. Missed opportunity.
  • Mar 11, 2021
    The finest!!!!!!!!!!
  • Feb 21, 2021
    This show is great. It deserves more seasons
  • Feb 03, 2021
    I loved it and want more season one was great and I can't believe they cancelled this show!!!!
  • Feb 01, 2021
    Someone took two of the hottest women alive and made an unwatchable show. I get that Syd is supposed to be like Mike Lowry, but there's a difference between being promiscuous and being a rude whore. "No strings, means here's your to-go coffee"? Terribly written by someone who's never met a woman. Didn't even finish the pilot. Thanks for ruining TV for me.
  • Jan 26, 2021
    An action packed show with some comedy relief. An enjoyable show with great characters.

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