The Good Guys

The Good Guys

  • Seasons:
  • 1
THE GOOD GUYS is an action comedy from creator Matt Nix about what happens when an old-school cop and a modern-day detective expose the big picture of small crime. Unlike the typical police procedural, the series examines crimes from irreverent angles, employing non-linear storytelling and revealing the good side of some typically bad guys.
THE GOOD GUYS is an action comedy from creator Matt Nix about what happens when an old-school cop and a modern-day detective expose the big picture of small crime. Unlike the typical police procedural, the series examines crimes from irreverent angles, employing non-linear storytelling and revealing the good side of some typically bad guys.

Season 1 (20 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 05/19/2010 Runtime: 44:53 min.

    Original air date: 05/19/2010 Runtime: 44:53 min. In the special series preview of Matt Nix's new action-comedy, The Good Guys, old-school cop Dan Stark and modern-day detective Jack Bailey expose the big picture of small crime. Pursuing a routine investigation of a stolen humidifier, Jack and Dan are inadvertently thrust into a much larger case involving drug smugglers, hired assassins and a stolen green golf bag. Reminded of the way he busted punks back in the good old days, Dan convinces Jack to go along for the ride, and in their reckless pursuit of justice, The two wind up risking their lives, breaking a flurry of department regulations and reminding their boss, Lieutenant Ana Ruiz, and Jack's ex-girlfriend, Assistant District Attorney Liz Traynor, why these good guys will be spending many more days investigating seemingly minor crimes.

  • 2. Bait and Switch

    Original air date: 06/07/2010 Runtime: 43:33 min.

    Original air date: 06/07/2010 Runtime: 43:33 min. While investigating a vandalism case, Jack and Dan discover a pattern of stolen vintage cars around the city. Unable to set up a sting operation using a department bait car, - Jack and Dan must go on their own to pursue the elusive car thieves.

  • 3. Broken Door Theory

    Original air date: 06/14/2010 Runtime: 42:27 min.

    Original air date: 06/14/2010 Runtime: 42:27 min. Jack and Dan are assigned to investigate a damaged vending machine at an upscale hotel. When the case leads them to a high-class prostitution ring and a grisly murder, The detectives suddenly find themselves in the middle of a homicide investigation.

  • 4. The Dim Knight

    Original air date: 06/21/2010 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 06/21/2010 Runtime: 42:36 min. A string of dog poisonings in the suburbs puts Jack and Dan on the trail of a well-meaning yet oblivious vigilante whose plan to sabotage the meth labs operating throughout his neighborhood has attracted a dangerous amount of attention and a deadly out-of-town visitor.

  • 5. $3.52

    Original air date: 06/28/2010 Runtime: 42:47 min.

    Original air date: 06/28/2010 Runtime: 42:47 min. Dan vows to solve a crime with pocket change.

  • 6. Small Rooms

    Original air date: 07/12/2010 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 07/12/2010 Runtime: 42:34 min. While investigating a vandalism case, Jack and Dan discover a pattern of stolen vintage cars around the city, unable to set up a sting operation using a department "bait car, " Jack and Dan must go on their own to pursue the elusive car thieves.

  • 7. Hunches and Heists

    Original air date: 07/19/2010 Runtime: 43:45 min.

    Original air date: 07/19/2010 Runtime: 43:45 min. Rumors of an upcoming bank heist have the entire police department on high alert, scouring the city for the usual suspects, but only Jack and Dan, relying largely on their instincts, figure out that the bank heist is actually just a decoy for a much larger robbery across town.

  • 8. Silvio's Way

    Original air date: 07/26/2010 Runtime: 43:35 min.

    Original air date: 07/26/2010 Runtime: 43:35 min. Rumors of an upcoming bank heist have the entire police department on high alert, scouring the city for the usual suspects, but only Jack and Dan, relying largely on their instincts, figure out that the bank heist is actually just a decoy for a much larger robbery across town.

  • 9. Don't Tase Me, Bro

    Original air date: 08/02/2010 Runtime: 43:27 min.

    Original air date: 08/02/2010 Runtime: 43:27 min. When Dan accidentally exposes a participant in the Witness Protection Program, it prompts a dangerous crime family to send a hitman after the witness to prevent him from testifying. In order to protect the man, Jack and Dan must join forces with a beautiful yet no-nonsense U.S. Marshal before time runs out.

  • 10. Vacation

    Original air date: 09/24/2010 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 09/24/2010 Runtime: 43:42 min. When Jack and Dan's reckless police work gets them suspended, Dan borrows some money from the Narcotics Division to set up an off-the-books sting operation. However, The unauthorized detective work inadvertently finances a prison break, which Jack and Dan must put a stop to before the prisoners can get away and the department finds out.

  • 11. Common Enemies

    Original air date: 10/01/2010 Runtime: 42:47 min.

    Original air date: 10/01/2010 Runtime: 42:47 min. Jack and Dan get a tip from a neighborhood kid about a lowlife stealing mail, during the investigation they come across two identity thieves forging documents for a murderous pair of Mexican drug-runners who are killing their way to better lives in America.

  • 12. Little Things

    Original air date: 10/08/2010 Runtime: 43:52 min.

    Original air date: 10/08/2010 Runtime: 43:52 min. Jack and Dan are assigned to assist a pompous forensic specialist on an important burglary investigation, but they quickly tire of his haughty attitude and decide to solve the case on their own, and Liz winds up in dangerous territory during a high-profile sting, forcing Jack and Dan to team up with an unlikely ally to save her.

  • 13. Dan on the Run

    Original air date: 10/15/2010 Runtime: 44:01 min.

    Original air date: 10/15/2010 Runtime: 44:01 min. After the ex-governor's son (guest star Ethan Suplee), who was rescued by Dan and his former partner 25 years ago, is kidnapped by drug dealers, Dan is framed for the crime and forced into hiding. With Dan on the lam, Jack must find the real kidnappers and prove his partner's innocence, while Dan, out of options, must turn to an old partner, The legendary Frank Savage (guest star Gary Cole), for help.

  • 14. Old Dogs

    Original air date: 10/22/2010 Runtime: 43:06 min.

    Original air date: 10/22/2010 Runtime: 43:06 min. Jack's uncle, Nate, a deceitful con man, witnesses an arson and goes to see Jack and Dan with information about the people behind it. With Nate as the only witness, The investigation forces Jack to work alongside his uncle, a man he barely knows or trusts.

  • 15. The Whistleblower

    Original air date: 10/29/2010 Runtime: 44:02 min.

    Original air date: 10/29/2010 Runtime: 44:02 min. Jack and Dan investigate a spurious inspection report at a corrupt oil company only to discover that they might have actually stumbled onto a deadly criminal conspiracy with Liz's boyfriend Kyle stuck right in the middle.

  • 16. Silence of the Dan

    Original air date: 11/05/2010 Runtime: 44:10 min.

    Original air date: 11/05/2010 Runtime: 44:10 min. While investigating a stolen painting at a doctor's house, Dan faints, and is restricted to desk duty until he recovers. Despite the handicap, Jack and Dan must find and capture the mysterious art thief, who may have left more at the crime scene than he intended.

  • 17. The Getaway

    Runtime: 43:19 min.

    Runtime: 43:19 min. Jack and Liz leave town for a romantic weekend away at a bed and breakfast, but the trip is short-lived when Jack instantly becomes suspicious of the owner's (guest star Michael Weston) strange curiosity. Things heat up, however, when Dan rushes out to the once-quiet B&B after learning about Jack's extracurricular investigation.

  • 18. Supercops

    Original air date: 11/19/2010 Runtime: 44:08 min.

    Original air date: 11/19/2010 Runtime: 44:08 min. While following up on a stolen truck investigation, Jack and Dan wind up uncovering a major heist involving a shipment of high-profile diamonds. Meanwhile, tensions rise when Dan discovers Jack is interviewing for a position on an elite police unit.

  • 19. Cop Killer

    Original air date: 12/03/2010 Runtime: 44:13 min.

    Original air date: 12/03/2010 Runtime: 44:13 min. A ruthless Internal Affairs investigator re-opens a year-old case with the hopes of putting an end to Dan's irregular police methods, his investigation leads to the release of a trio of explosives smugglers, hell-bent on murdering the ones who put them away.

  • 20. Partners

    Original air date: 12/10/2010 Runtime: 44:06 min.

    Original air date: 12/10/2010 Runtime: 44:06 min. Jack and Dan investigate a simple dine-and-dash at a local restaurant, but things become complicated when Jack's former partner, George Gluck (guest star Chris Klein), who is now the assistant chief of the department, shows up after Liz's informant against a mafia kingpin is murdered. With a dirty cop behind the hit, and their lives on the line, everybody must learn that the only way to survive is to stay close to the ones they trust.