Line of Duty  Season #2 Episode #5
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
303 Views

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PREVIOUSLY ...

Lindsay witnesses the horror of the ambush.

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Lindsay gets arrested for conspiracy by AC-12.

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In prison, Lindsay gets her hands burned.

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CAST CREDIT:

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At AC-12, Steve and Kate listen to Cottan’s briefing on Tommy

being probably killed for his silence.

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Steve and Kate watch the video file of Tommy threatening to

reveal embarrassing information about Dryden.

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Lindsay tells Kate she was set up by Dryden.

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Steve tells Lindsay he believes her.

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CAST CREDIT:

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Steve and Kate find the tracking device on Akers’ car.

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Steve and Kate tell Hastings that Dryden must’ve known about

this evidence and hid it.

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Dryden tells Hastings he needs him on the job.

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Hastings interrupts the questioning of Dryden to protect him.

INTERCUT:

(CONTINUED)

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CONTINUED:

CAST CREDIT:

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Tommy refers to a bent cop called “The Caddy”.

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SERIES 1 - Tommy tells Cottan he’s the best caddy he ever

had.

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Cottan takes responsibility for finding the Caddy.

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LINE OF DUTY:

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Dryden showboats politically.

He mentions police cuts in connection with the ambush.

He promises to find who’s responsible.

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Dryden faces a press leak that he’s fiddled a driving offence

for his wife.

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At AC-12, Dryden denies the charge.

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Kate girds herself for a row with her partner.

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Kate cries.

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CAST CREDIT:

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A body’s found at the industrial unit.

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(CONTINUED)

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Kate informs Lindsay that the body has been mutilated to

conceal its identity. Lindsay assumes it must be Carly Kirk.

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Carly’s foster parents reveal that a police detective “stole”

her DNA.

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Carly’s foster parents identify Prasad as the detective.

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Carly appears on CCTV of a reception dressed as a waitress.

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WRITER CREDIT:

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Cole disguised as a nurse knocks Steve unconscious then

throws Georgia out of the hospital window to her death.

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Kate finds one of Prasad’s colleagues (Cole) bears a striking

resemblance to the man wanted for Tommy and Georgia’s murder

at the hospital.

It hits Steve hard.

STEVE:

He’s the one who killed Georgia.

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Prasad and Cole search for Lindsay.

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PRODUCER CREDIT:

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Lindsay keeps a vigil at her sick mum’s bedside.

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Lindsay rides in the back of the prison van. It crashes and

she escapes.

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LINDSAY:

I’ve got to turn myself back in.

(CONTINUED)

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PRASAD:

Whatever you say, ma’am.

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Lindsay runs from Prasad and Cole.

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At AC-12 the team study CCTV of Dryden and Prasad enjoying

banter at a swanky reception.

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Prasad and Cole chuck Lindsay in the boot of a car.

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DIRECTOR CREDIT:

END OF RECAP;

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501 EXT. DESERTED COUNTRYSIDE. EVENING (CONTINUOUS WITH

DAY/EVENING AT END OF EPISODE 4).

The vehicle seen at the end of Ep. 4 coasts off the road onto

a dirt track. From the boot come the sounds of Lindsay

banging and shouting for help.

The car comes to a halt. Prasad and Cole alight. Prasad

wields a wrench.

PRASAD:

Shut up.

Lindsay (OOS) struggles some more.

PRASAD:

Shut. Up.

Lindsay stops the struggle.

PRASAD:

Okay. Don’t do anything stupid.

Cole flips up the boot, revealing Lindsay.

PRASAD:

Out.

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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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