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Glossary: C
First Air Date: May 11th, 2012
Last Air Date: August 10th, 2012
Created By: Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley
Star Casts: Michael Ealy, Warren Kole, Jack McGee, Sonya Walger
Aired On: USA Network
Episode Runtime: 43 minutes
Total Seasons: 1 Season
Total Episodes: 12 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Canceled
Homepage: USA Network - Common Law

Last Updated: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 10:32:00 +0000

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Common Law

Travis Marks and Wes Mitchell were LAPD's dream team on the homicide squad, but constant bickering got in the way of their work and the two ended up on probation. To revive their flagging professional relationship, their Captain sends them to couples therapy to help understand and resolve their conflicts.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (1 Episode)

2: Creating Common Law

No overview available.

Season 1 (12 Episodes)

1: Pilot - Aired: 2012-05-11

Travis Marks and Wes Mitchell, two of L.A.P.D's finest within the Robbery-Homicide Division, have a sever year track record of being the best. However, their constant disagreements and bickering is having an impact on their work, leading their Captain to take a new approach by sending them to couples counselling with tough-as-nails therapist Dr. Emma Ryan to work through their issues and strengthen their partnership and bond.

2: Ride-Along - Aired: 2012-05-18

Wes and Travis are forced to bring Dr. Ryan along for the ride as they investigate the death of a woman who fell from the balcony of her honeymoon suite.

3: Soul Mates - Aired: 2012-06-01

When Wes and Travis delve into the world of online dating to solve the murder of a thirty year-old woman named Darby Jensen, Wes finds more than he bargains for when he discovers his ex-wife uses the dating site as well.

4: The Ex-Factor - Aired: 2012-06-08

Travis' ex-partner causes tension between the guys when they receive a special assignment to stop a crime ring responsible for stealing high-end vehicles.

5: The T Word - Aired: 2012-06-15

The guys investigate a series of home invasions by a group of thieves and learn that Travis' foster brother could be their leader.

6: Performance Anxiety - Aired: 2012-06-22

The guys' work suffers when they feel pressured to reach an important milestone during the hunt for a pair of criminals emulating Bonnie and Clyde.

7: Role Play - Aired: 2012-06-29

While investigating a murder, Wes and Travis are given an assignment by their counselor. In an effort to get them to learn more about each other, she wants them to view the world through the others' eyes by role playing.

8: Joint Custody - Aired: 2012-07-13

Wes and Travis investigate a cop's shooting and take care of the injured officer's police dog.

9: Odd Couples - Aired: 2012-07-20

Wes and Travis share quarters during a stakeout to monitor the moves of a crime novelist, who may have helped a criminal escape prison.

10: In-Laws vs. Outlaws - Aired: 2012-07-27

When their mentors are called in, Wes and Travis see each other differently.

11: Hot for Teacher - Aired: 2012-08-03

Wes confides in Travis about dreams he's had about Dr. Ryan, which turns out to be a mistake. Elsewhere, Dr. Ryan's fiancé may be withholding information about a body found at his construction site.

12: Gun! - Aired: 2012-08-10

After being kicked out of Dr. Ryan's group, Wes and Travis make a deal with their eccentric new therapist to get them out of counseling for good. But when a run-in with the members of the Special Investigations Section leads Travis to blow his top, the detectives realize that they don't just need to go back to therapy-they need Dr. Ryan. Chastened, the duo offers to tell Dr. Ryan the story of how they ended up in counseling in the first place if she'll take them back.