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Lethal Weapon

  • Episode:

    1 of 15

  • Title:

    In the Same Boat

  • Transmission (TX):

    Fri 26 Jul 2019

  • TX Confirmed


  • Time

    9.00pm - 10.00pm

  • Week:

    Week 30 2019 : Sat 20 Jul - Fri 26 Jul

  • Channel:


  • Published:

    Wed 10 Jul 2019

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Series overview


The hit US series Lethal Weapon returns to ITV for its third and final series.  


The third series will see the arrival of new character Wesley Cole played by Seann William Scott (American Pie movies).  Wesley is a former international CIA operative who has been everywhere and seen everything. 


Murtaugh (played by Emmy® nominee Damon Wayans) continues to work a crime-ridden beat in modern-day Los Angeles and navigate his work life with his home life.  His wife Trish (Keesha Sharp) and two children, Roger Jr and Riana, all return.


Also back for the new series are Captain Brooks Avery (Kevin Rahm), Scorsese (Johnathan Fernandez) and Detective Sonya Bailey (Michelle Mitchenor). Dr. Maureen ‘Mo’ Cahill (Jordana Brewster) is recurring.


Episode 1: In the Same Boat


In the series premiere, Murtaugh meets his match in former international CIA operative Wesley Cole.  Cole returns home to LA and assumes duty as a police officer with the LAPD.  He soons finds himself navigating a new partnership with Murtaugh as he adjusts to life in Los Angeles.