'Rookie Blue' Season 4, episode 4 recap: 'The Kids Are Not Alright,' indeed

How easy is it for youngsters to be misunderstood? The latest "Rookie Blue" yields plenty of evidence.The aptly titled "The Kids Are Not Alright," Thursday's (July 11) episode of the ABC police drama, offered two stories of teens and trouble. In one plot, Andy and Gail (Missy Peregrym, Charlotte Sullivan) found a boy crammed into the trunk of a car during a seemingly typical traffic check. Let's get real, though: if a "Rookie Blue'' hour opens with such a check, what are the chances it will stay "typical"?The other main plot involved Sam's (Ben Bass) search for the person who fatally shot another teen, a hunt that came to involve rival gangs. A former gang member who started out as a suspect was revealed to be the victim's cousin ... and the real target of the shooting. Even worse, text messages showed he was being set up by his relative, whose life evidently was ended...



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