'The Chicago Code' 1.05 'O'Leary's Cow' Review

I've officially become addicted toThe Chicago Code. I say this because, when I saw a promo spot during last night's FOX  lineup, I made a noise that can only be described as fangirlish.

And why not? This is my favorite cop show on TV - at the least, it's second only to Justified, which I'm not sure I'd call a cop show in the first place.

This week sees Jarek and Caleb's day off spoiled by the discovery of a dead body inside a firehouse in Chinatown. Apparently Jarek is not in the neighborhood's good graces, so he enlists Teresa's help to smooth things over with the locals while trying not to mouth off, which lasts through all of two meetings. Since he's screwed that up, Teresa has to turn to Alderman Gibbons for hishelp in making everything copacetic, while Jarek and Caleb uncover a conspiracy to commit murder in retaliation for the activity of a pair of young thieves in the area. In closing one case, they're also able to give closure to an older crime at the same time. Just when you think all is well, we realize that Gibbons is seizing the opportunity to replace the local authority with his second-in-command, someone else that he can mold. There are always consequences. Read More...



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