Lethal Weapon

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.8  (39,751)

Lethal Weapon is a crime-comedy-drama television series that aired on FOX from 2016 to 2019, based on the iconic film franchise of the same name. The show follows the partnership between two cops, Roger Murtaugh (played by Damon Wayans) and Martin Riggs (played by Clayne Crawford in the first two seasons, and later by Seann William Scott in the third season).

The show is set in Los Angeles and focuses on the professional and personal lives of the two detectives. Despite their contrasting personalities, Murtaugh's cautiousness and Riggs' recklessness, they form a strong bond and become an invincible duo. Murtaugh is a family man trying to keep his marriage and three children intact while simultaneously dealing with a mid-life crisis. On the other hand, Riggs is a widower struggling with the loss of his wife and unborn child, and coping with his own mental health issues.

Season one of the show introduces the characters and establishes their dynamic. Murtaugh, who is recovering from a heart attack, is reluctant to partner with Riggs, a loose cannon with a death wish. However, they soon discover that they have a lot in common, and begin to bring out the best in each other. They investigate various cases throughout the season, ranging from drug trafficking to murder, all while dealing with their own personal demons.

The second season picks up where the first left off, with Murtaugh and Riggs continuing to solve crimes in LA. The season delves deeper into their personal lives and relationships. We see Riggs grappling with his past and trying to move on, while Murtaugh navigates the complications of being a father and husband. The stakes are higher in this season, as their investigations become more dangerous and personal. They also get help from their colleagues, including Murtaugh's close friend and police captain, Avery (played by Kevin Rahm), and his no-nonsense partner, Trish (played by Keesha Sharp).

The third season sees the departure of Crawford from the show, with Scott taking over as Riggs' replacement. The season shifts focus from Riggs' personal struggles to new cases and character development among the supporting cast. We see Murtaugh adjusting to the new dynamic with his new partner, while also dealing with his son's legal troubles. Trish becomes an important player, taking on her own cases and dealing with her own ethical dilemmas. Avery also takes on a more prominent role, becoming involved in the investigations and dealing with his own personal life.

Throughout the series, Lethal Weapon combines action-packed crime drama with comedic moments and doses of heartfelt emotion. The show explores themes of family, friendship, loyalty, grief, and mental health, portraying complex characters with nuanced relationships. The chemistry between Wayans and Crawford in the first two seasons is palpable, and their banter and bickering is one of the highlights of the show. The addition of Sharp, Rahm, and Scott adds depth and diversity to the cast, creating a well-rounded ensemble that elevates the show's storytelling.

Overall, Lethal Weapon is an entertaining and emotionally engaging TV show that honors the spirit of the beloved film franchise. It combines humor, heart, and thrilling action, creating a compelling series that audiences can't help but root for.

Lethal Weapon is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (55 episodes). The series first aired on September 21, 2016.

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The Spy Who Loved Me
15. The Spy Who Loved Me
February 26, 2019
When Cole is investigated by the FBI, Murtaugh is forced to question his loyalty to his own partner. Meanwhile, Cole works a case that puts Natalie's fiancé, Andrew, into the crosshairs right before their wedding day.
A Game Of Chicken
14. A Game Of Chicken
February 19, 2019
Against Murtaugh's advice, Cole reaches out to Tom Barnes to help with a case that hits close to home, putting Murtaugh and Cole's partnership to the test. Meanwhile, Trish prepares to announce her campaign for District Attorney.
Coyote Ugly
13. Coyote Ugly
February 12, 2019
When Cole and Murtaugh investigate a case involving a father and daughter crossing the Mexican border, they end up uncovering a major issue with California Boarder Patrol. Meanwhile, Trish prepares her campaign for D.A. and must face parts of her past, before they find their way into the media spotlight. Cole also confronts his past when he experiences flashbacks as a result of an injury.
The Roger and Me
12. The Roger and Me
January 15, 2019
Murtaugh and Cole investigate the murder of an underground MMA fighter when Murtaugh realizes his fighting moves aren't as sharp as they once were. Meanwhile, Trish is unfulfilled by her practice and considers running for a public office. Also, Cole and Erica try to keep things casual and uncomplicated but their plan backfires when Maya reacts to her family changes in a negative way.
Dial M for Murtaugh
11. Dial M for Murtaugh
January 8, 2019
Murtaugh takes a family vacation, but is pulled back into work when he witnesses an alleged abduction. Cole is left to investigate a murder himself, but the two cases begin to intersect. Meanwhile, Erica's (guest star Nishi Munshi) mother, Senator Malick (guest star Anna Khaja), comes to town and stirs things up between Erica, Cole and the case at hand.
There Will Be Bud
10. There Will Be Bud
January 1, 2019
Cole finds himself on the rebound after Natalie's engagement, and his new romantic interest, Julie, has an unexpected connection to A.D.A. Erica, complicating things at work. Meanwhile, Murtaugh worries about the connection between the murder he's investigating and a new opportunity for Trish to serve as co-counsel on a high-profile lawsuit with Leo Getz.
Bad Santas
9. Bad Santas
December 4, 2018
While Cole gets into the holiday spirit for his first Christmas with Maya, Murtaugh hopes he can convince RJ to come back home from Costa Rica for the holidays. At the precinct, Cole and Murtaugh are saddled with a complicated burglary and home invasion case. Meanwhile, Avery's holidays are a bit blue, and Bailey is still trying to figure out her new Partner.
What the Puck
8. What the Puck
November 27, 2018
Cole wants to talk to Natalie about their relationship before it's too late, but a wrench is thrown in his plans after he bumps into a new ADA, Erica. Meanwhile, after being kicked out of the house for Trish's girl's night, Murtaugh finds himself an unlikely friend.
7. Bali
November 13, 2018
Murtaugh turns to Cole's former mentor, Tom Barnes, for help on a high-stakes cartel case. Meanwhile, Murtaugh and Trish meet Natalie and Maya for the first time, and tensions mount between Bailey and "The Gute", as the new partners begin to work together.
6. Panama
November 6, 2018
Cole confronts his past when his former mentor, Tom Barnes, delivers alarming news, as he and Murtaugh investigate a robbery of safe deposit boxes. Meanwhile, Murtaugh clashes with Trish's new client, Louie Gutierrez aka "The Gute" and enlists Bailey's help to investigate her.
Get the Picture
5. Get the Picture
October 30, 2018
Murtaugh and Cole investigate after a robbery of a truck filled with fine art. Cole deals with lingering feelings for Natalie after a development in her life. Meanwhile, Riana blackmails Murtaugh into letting her go to a concert after she catches him in a lie he told Trish.
Leo Getz Justice
4. Leo Getz Justice
October 16, 2018
Cole reflects upon his time working for the CIA, as a person from the past makes a startling reappearance. Murtaugh struggles with his own mistakes, after a murder raises questions about a suspect he put away years prior. Meanwhile, Leo Getz returns as the attorney on the case and tries to convince Trish to join his team.
A Whole Lotto Trouble
3. A Whole Lotto Trouble
October 9, 2018
Cole juggles the realities of his job and his duty to be a good parent, as he and Murtaugh work together to bust a gang running a lottery scam. Murtaugh gets ready to celebrate his 30th anniversary with the LAPD and receives a surprise visit from his competitive father-in-law, Don Bennett.
Need to Know
2. Need to Know
October 2, 2018
New partners Murtaugh and Cole attempt to find a steady rhythm as they work to solve the murder of a finance executive. Meanwhile, Cole navigates his role with his ex, Natalie, and his daughter, Maya, and Avery grapples with the outcome of his campaign for city council
In the Same Boat
1. In the Same Boat
September 25, 2018
Former international CIA operative Wesley Cole returns home and assumes duty as a police officer with the LAPD. Cole will find himself navigating a new partnership with Murtaugh, as he adjusts to life in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Avery continues his campaign for city council.
Where to Watch Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon is available for streaming on the FOX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Lethal Weapon on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 21, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (39,751)