Line of Duty  Season #2 Episode #6
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
321 Views

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Lindsay takes the call from Akers.

LINDSAY:

DI Denton.

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Lindsay gets run off the road.

Gunmen attack the convoy.

Lindsay stares through fire at the burning car.

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Lindsay turns on Kate.

LINDSAY:

People have been underestimating me

all my life.

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Lindsay is charged.

HASTINGS:

Detective Inspector Denton, I’m

arresting you for Conspiracy to

Murder.

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Lindsay gets locked up in a prison cell.

INTERCUT:

CAST CREDIT:

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Steve gets intimate with the witness Claire Tindall.

HASTINGS:

She was a witness. You’re saying

she was fair game?

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Steve’s tempted to linger with Lindsay at her home.

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Lindsay pleads with Steve.

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LINDSAY:

I’m innocent. You know I am.

Steve visits Lindsay.

STEVE:

I believe you.

Lindsay gets released on bail.

CAST CREDIT:

Dryden supports Hastings.

DRYDEN:

I need your guiding hand on the

tiller.

HASTINGS:

Thank you, sir.

Hastings sees CCTV of Dryden with Prasad.

Hastings listens to Prasad’s Dying Declaration.

PRASAD:

The ambush was set up by Dryden.

Hastings watches Dryden’s press conference.

DRYDEN:

This is the breakthrough we’ve

wanted.

Hastings’ eyes narrow.

CAST CREDIT:

Steve returns Lindsay to custody.

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LINDSAY:

Dryden’s the one behind this. We’ve

got to work together to get him.

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

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Lindsay turns the tables on Prasad, crushing him with the

car.

LINDSAY:

I was set up. By Dryden.

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In hospital, Prasad stonewalls AC-12.

PRASAD:

I’m not saying anything without

immunity from Prosecution.

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On tape, Tommy mentions the Caddy.

TOMMY:

The Caddy.

Cottan takes charge of that side of things.

COTTAN:

Leave that one to me.

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Cottan asks for Morton’s help.

COTTAN:

I need to tick this box. Cole was

the Caddy, right?

Morton looks unsure.

INTERCUT:

CAST CREDIT:

INTERCUT:

Steve and Rogerson break up.

(CONTINUED)

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ROGERSON:

We can’t see each other.

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Kate marches up to her front door. She slips her key the

lock. It won’t go in. She keeps failing. She starts banging

on the door in frustration.

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Lindsay visits her mother in the nursing home.

KASIA (O.S.)

She’s had a stroke.

LINDSAY:

I’m here, mum, I’m here.

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Lindsay looks at the stripped bed where her mum lay.

LINDSAY:

I wasn’t here when she went.

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CAST CREDIT:

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Lindsay studies Carly Kirk’s missing persons file.

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Carly appears in compromising photos of Dryden.

There are also photos of her body in a waitress’s outfit.

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A body is found.

LINDSAY:

It’s bound to be Carly.

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Mallick welcomes Lindsay back to 4th St Station after the

ambush.

MALLICK:

You’ve been through a lot. Take it

steady.

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O’Neill shoves Lindsay’s head down the toilet, while Mallick

is one of those looking on.

INTERCUT:

WRITER CREDIT:

INTERCUT:

More accusations fly at Dryden.

STEVE:

You set up Lindsay Denton.

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Dryden points the finger at Lindsay.

DRYDEN:

Lindsay Denton followed me that

night. She knows more than she’s

letting on.

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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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