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The Rookie Season 4

The Rookie Season 4


In Rookie season 4, John Nolan has to spend a solitary week with a young local officer who needs training in a quiet town. At the same time, Sergeant Bradford and Officer Chen discover that what is seen is not always true, and they receive an undercover mission together in a possible drug trafficking case.

air date

September. 26,2021

production companies

The Mark Gordon Company, Entertainment One, ABC Studios

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Season 4

The Rookie Season 4 Episode Guide

Life and Death

S4 E1 Life and Death

Sep. 26,2021

Officer Nolan and the entire team race against the clock to locate Lopez after she is kidnapped on her wedding day, not only to save her life but her unborn child’s.

Five Minutes

S4 E2 Five Minutes

Oct. 03,2021

Officer Nolan and Officer Chen’s run-in with an infamous thief tips them off to a potentially big heist surrounding the Getty’s big gala event. Meanwhile, Nolan works up the courage to ask Bailey out on a date.

In the Line of Fire

S4 E3 In the Line of Fire

Oct. 10,2021

Officer Nolan and officer Chen report to a structure fire and suspect that there is more to the situation than meets the eye. Meanwhile, after witnessing a sniper shooting, the team searches for the shooter and discovers that the perpetrator has a connection to one of their own.

Red Hot

S4 E4 Red Hot

Oct. 17,2021

Officer Nolan and Officer Chen search for a missing person who may have international ties that puts everyone’s lives in danger. Meanwhile, Harper continues the search for a serial arsonist after responding to a report of an injured cyclist, and Wesley must overcome an impossible task.


S4 E5 A.C.H.

Oct. 31,2021

When a new designer drug hits LA streets, it turns users into “zombies,” and Officer Nolan and the team have a Halloween they won’t soon forget. Back at home, Lucy questions whether her apartment building might be haunted.

Poetic Justice

S4 E6 Poetic Justice

Nov. 07,2021

Officer Nolan and team are on a hunt to retrieve a buried stash of gold before any treasure seekers get hurt. Meanwhile, Bradford is tasked with encouraging the oldest cop at the station to retire and invites him to ride with him.

Fire Fight

S4 E7 Fire Fight

Nov. 14,2021

In the aftermath of Fred’s house explosion, Officer Nolan and Bailey discover there’s more to Fred’s death than meets the eye. Meanwhile, Officer Chen and Officer Bradford demand a treasure hunt rematch and enlist Sgt. Grey to help set the terms to a new bet, all while they arrest a series of wealthy female criminals. Elsewhere, Wesley struggles to keep it together under the pressure of his debt to Elijah.

Hit and Run

S4 E8 Hit and Run

Dec. 05,2021

The team goes on a city-wide hunt for an individual who is threatening a mass casualty event. Meanwhile, Tim’s sister Genny shows up unannounced with some surprising news, and Lopez continues her inner struggle over Wesley’s deal with Elijah and tries to come up with a plan to get them out of it.


S4 E9 Breakdown

Dec. 12,2021

Desperate to break free from his connection to Elijah, Wesley tries to plant a listening device in his office to incriminate him; Officer Bradford and his sister, Genny, learn an unsettling truth about their father.

Heart Beat

S4 E10 Heart Beat

Jan. 02,2022

Now that John Nolan knows about Bailey’s past, he must decide if they still have a future. Meanwhile, when a plane crashes in the middle of the city the team races to find out why.

End Game

S4 E11 End Game

Jan. 09,2022

The team must rely on a criminal for his expertise to help take down an even bigger threat. Meanwhile, Officers Chen and Bradford investigate the murder of an unhoused teenager who used to be friends with Tamara.

The Knock

S4 E12 The Knock

Jan. 23,2022

The team responds to the report of a severed hand washing up on the beach and are on the hunt to find its owner. Meanwhile, Tim attempts to prove he isn’t a control freak to Lucy and invites her on a double date with him and Ashley.

Fight or Flight

S4 E13 Fight or Flight

Jan. 30,2022

Officers John Nolan and Lucy Chen must fulfill three quests if they want to get a stolen police helicopter back safely from a teenage thief. Meanwhile, Detective Nyla Harper and Officer Aaron Thorsen must guard a convicted cop killer in the hospital following a prison riot.

Long Shot

S4 E14 Long Shot

Feb. 27,2022

Officer Nolan and Detective Harper help Skip Tracer Randy on his first bounty hunter case. Meanwhile, Officer Chen and Sergeant Bradford are on the hunt for a perpetrator on a citywide crime spree.

Hit List

S4 E15 Hit List

Mar. 06,2022

Officer Harper puts Officer Aaron through “Plain Clothes Day,” but the exercise is interrupted by an unsuspected visitor. After two witnesses for an upcoming grand jury case are murdered, the team must track down the killers before it’s too late.

Real Crime

S4 E16 Real Crime

Mar. 13,2022

Desperate to reset the way the world sees him, Officer Thorsen reluctantly decides to be a part of a reality show to help rebrand his image, only to be thrust back into yet another deadly situation. With cameras rolling, the show’s producer is found murdered and the team must investigate before Aaron is made suspect number one.


S4 E17 Coding

Apr. 03,2022

Officer John Nolan and the team feel they must negotiate with a distraught man who is holding a hospital hostage to ensure his wife receives a lifesaving surgery.


S4 E18 Backstabbers

Apr. 10,2022

After the robbery of a train filled with valuable auction items turns deadly, the team is called to investigate. Meanwhile, Officer Chen has doubts about being Sergeant Bradford’s aide and is upset when he doesn’t give her the recognition she deserves. Elsewhere, Officer Harper takes matters into her own hands and makes a life-changing decision about her personal life.


S4 E19 Simone

Apr. 24,2022

Officer Nolan and the LA division of the FBI enlist the help of FBI trainee Simone Clark when one of her former students is suspected of terrorism following an explosion at a local power station.


S4 E20 Enervo

May. 01,2022

The team alongside the LA Division of the FBI are in a race to stop bombs that have been scattered throughout the city by a suspected terrorist. Meanwhile, the joint task force is suspicious of the CIA’s involvement in the situation.

Mother's Day

S4 E21 Mother's Day

May. 08,2022

Sergeant Grey supports Officer Nolan’s desire to become a training officer and offers to ride with him for the day to get him ready. Meanwhile, Tim and Lucy must manage expectations in their respective relationships as they decide on their plans for Mother’s Day and a romantic vacation.

Day in the Hole

S4 E22 Day in the Hole

May. 15,2022

Officer John Nolan is forced to spend a week in solitary confinement in a quiet border town with a young local officer who is in need of some training. Meanwhile, Sergeant Bradford and Officer Chen discover that looks are deceiving and go undercover together in a possible drug trafficking case.

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Cast of The Rookie Season 4

Nathan Fillion

John Nolan

Melissa O'Neil

Lucy Chen

Eric Winter

Tim Bradford

Alyssa Diaz

Angela Lopez

Mekia Cox

Nyla Harper

Richard T. Jones

Wade Grey

Tru Valentino

Aaron Thorsen

Shawn Ashmore

Wesley Evers

Jenna Dewan

Bailey Nune