Critic Consensus: In its final season, Southland remains gloriously gritty and observant, upending cop show clichés with emotionally resonant characters and bravely unsettling twists.
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as Det. Ben Sherman
as Det. Lydia Adams
as Det. Russell Clarke
as Det. Daniel 'Sal' Salinger
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as Det. Sammy Bryant
as Off. Chickie Brown
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With Southland back, the streets of LA look as scary as ever - but my Wednesday nights just got a lot more interesting.
Southland is easily the best cop drama on TV, and it has thrived since being picked up by TNT after NBC abruptly canceled it.
The randomness of the action and the sense of futility distinguish Southland from run-of-the-mill cop dramas, but its downbeat tone and often non-linear approach make it better suited for a long life on cable.
In the first two episodes of its fifth season, TV's most underrated cop drama remains gloriously gritty and gimmick-free.
The cast is perfection. No ensemble of actors on television is more stunning or exciting to watch.
Audience Reviews for Southland: Season 5
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