Is it weird that I’m not really worried about that very last scene? Like, I know Rookie Blue‘s timeline has always been iffy at best, but… Yeah, I’m not too concerned. Maybe I’m just in denial, but I really don’t think that’s the case.
- That scene with Sam, Andy, and Marlo was pretty awkward, though, huh? I kind of loved seeing Sam squirm like that. But, I think, the most important part of the whole scene was the fact that Andy told Sam why she was uncomfortable with Marlo being around and her bringing Sam coffees. And I LOVED that Sam insisted that her sudden reappearance would not ruin his honeymoon phase with Andy. I mean, these two are growing up right before our very eyes and I love it so much.
- Ted McDonald is still on the loose when the episode starts out. And he’s running amok all over the place, putting bombs on judges cars while they’re off getting married. So insensitive. He’s after the judge because she was in charge of the case against the bomber that killed Ted’s son and and Ted’s sure the whole thing was the police’s doing. Well, Andy and Oliver get to the wedding in time to make sure no one gets hurt while ETF Bailey and his men disarm the bomb that was planted on the judge’s personal car.
- Oliver and Andy find Ted at his son’s grave and bring him in. You know, if there’s one thing I love more than a McSwarek partnership, it’s a McShaw partnership. They kick ass and take names every single time. I love that Oliver hit the streets even though John Jarvis didn’t want him to. That’s the thing about Oliver, though, he’s a blue shirt at heart. And he’s damn proud of it. I love Oliver so much!
- Back at the station, while Sam is questioning Ted, he finds out there are more bombs. So, Marlo and Dov are geeking out over the Intelligence software while Andy and Traci figure out that the tip Duncan got was actually from Ted McDonald himself. That leads them to figure out that Ted’s not targeting the people responsible for his son’s death and the dropped case, but he is targeting their children. Sick, right? An eye for an eye. Sam somehow gets him to give up the location of the next bomb and Oliver and Chloe go and take care of the teenage boy and his friends.
- Andy’s back at the station at this point, filling out the paperwork necessary for her and Oliver’s bust. At one point, Sam goes to ask Marlo a question about McDonald’s computer and hard drive and Marlo sends Andy off to pick it up in evidence. At this point, she and Sam have another frank discussion about what is going on with Marlo and how Andy feels she’s trying to undermine her. As much as Sam doesn’t understand the ways of women, he does want to. Instead, he just goes back to work while Andy goes up to evidence.
- He’s back with McDonald when an alarm starts sounding, though, and no one on the first floor seems to know what’s going on. All of a sudden, officers run down the stairs and Sam runs up them to see what’s going on and where Andy is. When he gets there, the whole floor is black and covered in soot. A bomb went off in evidence and Sam fights his way through the mess to get to Andy. She was in the room, but is totally fine. She just can’t hear very well, so it take Sam a bit to find her. When he does, she asks if he’s crying and he claims it’s only the smoke. He was sure she was dead. He was terrified.
- When he gets back to Ted, he’s slit his wrists and is dead in the interrogation room. Chris (oh yeah, Chris is back and he seems to be back to normal. He and Sam talked about it and he’s… dry)is sure that he searched McDonald in booking, but he’ll take the blame if he has to. Because if he messed up, he knows enough that he needs to man up.
- Some other goings on at 15–
- Gail told Holly about adopting Sophie just as Holly was about to ask her to move to San Francisco. Things clearly aren’t looking good for these two. But, I’m okay with it honestly. Gail deserves to be happy and I think Sophie will do that way more than Holly.
- Nick ran into that lady that bought his toothbrushes a few weeks back. And then he stalks her to a coffee shop. Then, they make out on the street. And he’s looks like he’s about to get some good lovin’ until she finds out he’s a cop and bails. What the hell? If I was making out with someone like Nick Collins and found out he was a cop, I’d be way more inclined to keep making out with him.
- Dov and Chloe are dunzo. She tries to get him back with a little red dress she was planning on wearing to the commissioner’s gala, but he’s not having it. Marlo asked him if he loved her and he does, but he can’t trust her. Marlo seems to think that’s okay, that they can work through that. I don’t think I agree with her, but I do hope the two of them work it out.
- And this is when Dov finds a sonogram on a desk that Marlo was working on. We don’t know who it belongs to, but I think we’re supposed to believe it’s Marlo’s and that we’re supposed to believe it’s of a baby that belongs to Sam. This is what I’m not worried about. I don’t think Marlo is pregnant with Sam’s kid. She’d either already have given birth or be about to pop. She sure as hell didn’t look like she was about to pop. And if she did have a kid and it is Sam’s, how could she not tell him months ago? I mean, yes, it’s possible, but I just don’t think it’s the case. Why the hell would she just leave it on a desk? Like, really?
- Oh, and are they setting up a relationship with Traci and ETF Bailey? They spent the whole episode talking about fairytales and he seemed like he wanted to be the reality he told her to start living in…
The only thing I’m worried about is surviving another Rookie Blue hiatus. Oh, and the fact that 5b might be the last season. I need more than 11 episodes. I just really, really do.