King and Maxwell script
King and Maxwell  Episode #Pilot (2013)
Synopsis: King & Maxwell is an American drama television series that debuted on June 10, 2013, and aired on TNT. The series featured Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn as Washington, D.C.–based former Secret Service agents solving crimes as private detectives. NCIS: Los Angeles creator Shane Brennan created the show based on David Baldacci's novels. The series was canceled on September 20, 2013.

FINCH:

(pissed)

Just read me my rights.

Sean and Michelle exchange a look. Michelle shrugs.

SEAN:

Ah...You’ve got the right to remainsilent. You have the right to speak toan attorney

MICHELLE:

You missed a bit.

(off his look)

Anything you say being used against

you

SEAN:

I was coming to that

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MICHELLE:

That bit comes before the attorney.

SEAN:

I thought it came after

MICHELLE:

Before.

SEAN:

So, you’ve got the “right to remainsilent” bit -

MICHELLE:

-then “anything you say can be usedagainst you” SEAN

Anything you say “or do” can be used

against you MICHELLE

SEAN:

- “in a court of law.” - “in a court of law...” Then

you’ve got the whole attorneything. And then the bit

about the court appointingone if you’re broke.

(looks to Finch)

That sound right to you?

A bemused Finch looks from one to the other.

FINCH:

What kind of cops are you?

MICHELLE:

We’re not cops, Eddie.

The SQUEAL of CAR BRAKES. She and Sean both react.

MICHELLE (CONT’D)

They’re the cops.

Finch turns as half a dozen Metro Police cars squeal to astop and D.C.'s finest leap out, guns drawn.

And off Michelle and Sean raising their hands...

INT. METRO POLICE DEPARTMENT - CHARGING AREA - DAY

UNIFORMED COPS and DETECTIVES processing the morning’s catch -

from STREET GIRLS to bar room BRAWLERS.

A UNIFORMED COP unlocks the holding cage.

COP:

King. Maxwell.

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Sean and Michelle step through the door.

COP (CONT’D)

Front desk. The Senator vouched for

you.

They cross to the front desk, passing Finch, who is beingprocessed by a DETECTIVE. The CHARGE SERGEANT slides overtheir bagged belongings.

SERGEANT:

Check the contents, initial the firstpage, sign and date the second...youreally catch Bugs breaking the law ofnature with a Senator’s wife?

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Shane Brennan

Shane Brennan is an Australian-born U.S.-based television writer and producer, best known as the executive producer of the American CBS drama NCIS, as well as the creator of the NCIS spin-off series, NCIS: Los Angeles. more…

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