Line of Duty  Season #3 Episode #3

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
  5 wins & 23 nominations.
 
IMDB:
8.5
NOT RATED
Year:
2012
60 min
335 Views


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PREVIOUSLY

Danny with binoculars. Sees Linus.

DANNY (V.O)

So many years, I wondered what I’d

do if I ever saw him again.

With Linus.

DANNY:

And then I did.

Danny sees photo of Ronan Murphy.

DANNY (V.O)

In a photo, in a briefing room. And

I was being sent to meet him with a

gun.

Danny shoots Ronan Murphy.

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MARTIN COMPSTON VICKY McCLURE

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Outside Danny’s Flat with Steve.

DANNY:

When this is all done, Steve, I’ll

suffer for my actions. I’m under no

illusions of a happy ending.

Gun shot. BANG.

Kate rushes upstairs.

KATE:

Shot fired!

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Specially

composed by

Carly

Paradis.

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Kate leaning over Danny who’s trying to say |

something. |

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ROD |

What’s he saying? |

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Later in the mess. |

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ROD |

He whispered something to you. What |

did he say? |

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KATE |

I’m not sure what he meant. |

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00:25 SUPER CAPTION: ADRIAN DUNBAR CRAIG PARKINSON |

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See Lindsay Denton in a prison cell as she |

prepares to go to court. |

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STEVE (V.O)|

My job is to find any and all |

evidence. |

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DEFENCE COUNSEL |

And what was found in the case? |

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LINDSAY |

A large number of banknotes. |

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DEFENCE COUNSEL (O.S)|

How did Detective Sergeant Arnott |

react? |

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LINDSAY |

He didn’t bat an eye. |

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00:37 SUPER CAPTION: AND KEELEY HAWES |

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Cottan discovers a gun and an envelope addressed |

to Steve Arnott at Danny’s House. |

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STEVE (V.O)|

I don’t think we should close the |

investigation into Danny Waldron’s |

background. I’d like to keep |

digging. |

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Cottan pockets the list of names addressed to |

Steve.

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At Linus’s House. |

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STEVE |

There’s evidence of prolonged |

torture, cause of death isn’t |

clear. |

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DOT |

Cutting his head off, can’t have |

helped. |

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00:53 SUPER CAPTION: POLLY WALKER ARSHER ALI |

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Steve calls up an image of Danny Waldron. |

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STEVE |

This photograph shows Danny Waldron |

as a teenager. |

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Steve blows up a section of the photo, a coach, |

dressed in a tracksuit. |

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STEVE |

This man’s a young Ronan Murphy, |

the suspect shot by Danny Waldron |

during Operation Damson. |

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HASTINGS |

What? They knew each other? |

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A photo of a young Linus Murphy. |

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STEVE |

And this person bears a strong |

resemblance to Linus Murphy’s |

severed head. Danny knew him too. |

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01:08 SUPER CAPTION: LEANNE BEST JONAS ARMSTRONG

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In Denton’s Cell she prepares for court. |

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LINDSAY |

No prior information of the |

operation to move Tommy Hunter. |

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Cottan burns the list. Tommy Hunter’s name is |

crossed out. |

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LINDSAY (V.O)|

I had no prior knowledge. No prior |

knowledge at all. |

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01:19 SUPER CAPTION: SHAUN PARKES MAYA SONDHI |

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Rod with Hari. |

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ROD |

Kate knows about me and Jackie and |

Danny ... I’ve got to come clean |

to AC-12. The longer I leave it, |

the worse it looks. |

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South Ferry Briefing Room. |

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REYNOLDS |

It is with deep regret that I |

inform you all of the death of PC |

Rod Kennedy. |

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Insert Rod Kennedy hanging. Then return to |

briefing room. |

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REYNOLDS |

Rod’s body was found hanged at an |

industrial unit. |

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Jackie rushes out. |

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01:38 SUP CAPTION: WRITTEN AND CREATED BY JED MERCURIO |

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Jackie at Hari’s house. It’s late. |

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JACKIE |

We need to talk.

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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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