Jesse Stone: Sea Change

Synopsis: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, Stone's investigation of an alleged rape draws him into conflict with the town council, which hopes to preserve Paradise's reputation as an ideal seaside resort.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Robert Harmon
Production: Sony Pictures Entertainment
  Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations.
88 min

Well, I'm just a smalltown cop,

Mostly I give out parking tickets.

I don't wanna talk about your work.

Ok... How are things in L.A.?


- Why'd you call me

at the office, Jenn?

I don't want you to call me tonight.


Actually, I don't think

we should talk for a while.

How long, a while?

I don't know.


So, now it's coming over.

He thinks it's strange

that we still talk every night.

Was he there last night?



Do you understand?


Are you alright?


Jesse... Thank you.

Things get this slow

when Lou was Chief?

All the time. How's your wife?

Ex-wife, Rose.

- The Rabid skunk has benn dispatched.

- How?

D'Angelo shot him.

- Ok.

- D'Angelo was not happy...

- What did he say?

- He said "Why it is always my fault?"

Hey, I didn't say it was his fault,

I just said I was blaming him for it.

He thinks you pick on him.

Well, I don't like him.

If you don't like him,

why don't you fire him?

I'm not gonna fire him,

I'm gonna wear him down.

Wednesday is your town council meeting.

Oh, I'm gonna be late tommorrow...

I have to take Brian to the orthodontist.

And Edwin says the Civil War

Memorial was falling down.

He's watering too much.

Well, he wants the square to

look good for the Fall Regatta.

- Did you tell him?

- Yes.

- What did he say?

- He wants to know, how you know?

I'm the police chief, I know everything.

They said it might be vandalism.

Tell them he's watering to much.

- Brahms.

- Excuse me?

I'm Hilda Evans, Chief Stone.

How's the drinking thing going?

Small town. Ever since people heard

that you were drunk on your job interview...

...there's been concern.

Actually I drank too much the night before.

I just made the mistake...

...of having one in the

morning to steady up.

Brahms. When I'm feeling troubled,

I sit in my favourite chair...

...put my head back, and listen to Brahms.

I find it comforting. Enough said.

Wake up!

I know you can hear me.

Doctor says your wound's

completely healed.

Believe it or not,

Melbourne, Australia.

A man left comatose for over

ten years, suddenly sat bolt...

...upright and said

"I'll have a cappuccino."

Well, everything happens

at once, Suitcase.

Things are really jumping in Paradise.

Rampant crime.

I just heard at

the weekly briefing...

... that there's a drug ring

trying to set up in our town.

I could use a little backup!

Suit, we're four people police force.

With Molly out, I got to retrain Rose...

The town council wants me to replace you.

"It was bitter cold"

"The wind in his face made it difficult

to grasp the shape before him. "

"The bow of the yacht cut through

the sea, needly cleaving the water... "

"... into mirror image waves. "

"Now he saw the ship

with in its full glory..."

"...80 feet at least,

mahogany hull in full sail, dark and silent. "

"A latter day Flying Dutchman. "




Nice car.

Are you giving me a ticket?

- It depends.

- On what?

If this is your car...

You don't hink I can own a car like this?

- I didn't say that.

- It's not mine.

Then I'm not giving you a ticket.

Look, the owner's

just been in a week...

- ...He came up for Race Week.

- Race Week.

Race Week is good for local business, right?

- It is.

- Ok, why give him the ticket?

The curb is red.

What if it were my car?

I'm still give it a ticket,

but with infinitely more regret.

- So, are you feeling regret?

- A little.

Alright, it's not hard to fix that.

Tear it up!


You gonna get me

in trouble, don't you.


And you are feeling regret.


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Robert B. Parker

Robert Brown Parker (September 17, 1932 – January 18, 2010) was an American writer of fiction, primarily of the mystery/detective genre. His most famous works were the 40 novels written about the private detective Spenser. ABC television network developed the television series Spenser: For Hire based on the character in the mid-1980s; a series of TV movies based on the character were also produced. His works incorporate encyclopedic knowledge of the Boston metropolitan area. The Spenser novels have been cited by critics and bestselling authors such as Robert Crais, Harlan Coben, and Dennis Lehane as not only influencing their own work but reviving and changing the detective genre. Parker also wrote two other series based on an individual character: He wrote nine novels based on the character Jesse Stone and six novels based on the character Sunny Randall. Mr. Parker wrote four Westerns starring the duo Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch. The first, Appaloosa, was made into a film with Ed Harris. more…

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