Line of Duty  Season #2 Episode #4
Synopsis: After a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott is transferred to AC-12, a police anti-corruption unit. Alongside Detective Constable Kate Fleming ,they are assigned to lead an investigation into the alleged corruption by a popular and successful officer, Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates. While Gates cleverly manipulates his unit's figures, DS Arnott questions whether Gates is being made a scapegoat for a culture of institutionalized spin, or is guilty of darker corruption.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Actors: Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Craig Parkinson
  5 wins & 23 nominations.
 
IMDB:
8.5
NOT RATED
Year:
2012
60 min
322 Views

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Gunmen in motorcycle kit ambush the police convoy. Lindsay is

shocked and horrified.

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Georgia is killed by Tommy’s assassin.

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The team show Lindsay an E-Fit of Georgia and Tommy’s killer.

LINDSAY:

I’ve never seen him before in my

life.

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Hastings arrests Lindsay.

HASTINGS:

DI Denton, I’m arresting you for

conspiracy to murder.

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CAST CREDIT:

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Cottan briefs the team, showing a photo of Jayne Akers.

COTTAN:

DS Jayne Akers, Witness Protection.

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Steve and Kate discuss her secret in a bar.

KATE:

Jayne Akers called me, the night of

the ambush.

STEVE:

You say it was nothing, you cover

it up.

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CAST CREDIT:

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Steve and Kate interview Rich Akers.

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RICH:

Jayne called to say she might be

late home. That was all.

Steve drives with Kate.

STEVE:

Bastard’s hiding something.

Kate looks uneasy.

Kate snogs Rich Akers.

Lindsay goes to prison.

Her cell door shuts on her.

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Hastings meets with Roisin.

ROISIN:

You know what you did.

Hastings fesses up to Dryden.

HASTINGS:

I’ve suffered severe financial

losses.

Dryden supports Hastings.

DRYDEN:

I’m backing you, Ted. This

operation needs you.

Old Jo tells Dryden about the press leak.

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JO:

They’re going to run a story that

you lied about your wife’s driving

offence.

DRYDEN:

I was driving. Helen was home. We

strenuously deny the allegation.

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CAST CREDIT:

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Lindsay confides in Kate.

LINDSAY:

I was set up by someone who had the

power to organise the ambush.

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Dryden gives a press conference on rolling news, with his

name and rank on a strap line.

DRYDEN:

There’s been an attack on the

police. Manpower cuts mean we can’t

even protect ourselves.

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A body is dug up at the industrial estate.

Hargreaves stonewalls Steve and Kate.

HARGREAVES:

Major Violent Crime officers only.

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Rogerson gives Steve a helping hand.

ROGERSON:

Don’t let this get back to my boss.

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CAST CREDIT:

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A post-mortem starts on the body.

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Kate breaks the news to Lindsay.

LINDSAY:

Is it Carly?

KATE:

There isn’t DNA evidence yet. We’ll

have it soon.

LINDSAY:

(Upset.)

Nobody when she was alive, nobody

now she’s dead.

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WRITER CREDIT:

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Hastings introduces Cottan.

HASTINGS:

DI Matthew Cottan.

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Cottan reveals the identity of the Witness, showing a photo

of Tommy.

COTTAN:

A protected witness known as Tommy,

with connections to organised

crime. Akers was his case officer.

HASTINGS:

We think he was going to turn in

evidence against parties who needed

him dead.

Lindsay questions Kate.

LINDSAY:

Do you think I’m guilty?

KATE:

I just gather the evidence.

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In her first interview at AC-12, Lindsay reacts to questions

about her finances.

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LINDSAY:

I sold up to pay for my mum to be

looked after in a nursing home. You

people, you twist everything.

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PRODUCER CREDIT:

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Cottan and Steve discuss the case.

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Jed Mercurio

Jed Mercurio (born 1966) is a British television writer, producer, director and novelist. He is reported to be one of the few British script-writers to work as a U.S.-style showrunner. A former hospital physician and RAF officer, Mercurio has been ranked among UK television's leading writers by TV-industry magazine Broadcast. more…

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