The Closer Speed Bumps S04E02 (TNT)

The Closer is an American police drama starring Kyra Sedgwick, who plays a Deputy Chief of Police at the LAPD. Sedgwick plays Brenda Leigh Johnson, an ex-CIA interrogator. She is a southern belle and her easy going charm has surprised more than one criminal during an interrogation. She always gets the bad guys. She was put in charge of the Priority Homicide division of the LAPD.

She’s had to deal with conflict from Commander Taylor, chief of detectives, since she was promoted over him from the outside to her current position. Her team are seasoned veterans, some close to retiring like Lt Provenza, others like Sgt Gabriel just a few years into their police careers.

Her personal life wasn’t always as stable as it is right now. She’s currently engaged to an FBI Agent named Fritz Howard, who helps her from time to time on some cases. They’ve just sold Brenda’s bungalow and moved into a temporary space as they search for a new house to buy.

Brenda is a severe workaholic, to the sacrifice of her personal relationships. She tends to micro-manage her investigations and take a close look at details. She loves junk food and sweets but is currently trying to lay off them. She usually hides all types of junk food in drawers, purses, and other places. She is also known to be a “bit of a slob”, commenting that she does not often get around to housework every day in one episode, and in another, during a small argument between her and Fritz over where her mail was, Fritz comments that “if she looked at her mail daily instead of once a week, she would know where they keep it”.

From wiki’s page.

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The Closer Controlled Burn S04E01 (TNT)

A shark in the Shark Aquarium in Ocean Park, Hong Kong. I like this picture. It is a bit dark, but eerie once you know that the shadow is a shark!

The Closer is an American police drama starring Kyra Sedgwick, who plays a Deputy Chief of Police at the LAPD. Sedgwick plays Brenda Leigh Johnson, an ex-CIA interrogator. She is a southern belle and her easy going charm has surprised more than one criminal during an interrogation. She always gets the bad guys. She was put in charge of the Priority Homicide division of the LAPD.

She’s had to deal with conflict from Commander Taylor, chief of detectives, since she was promoted over him from the outside to her current position. Her team are seasoned veterans, some close to retiring like Lt Provenza, others like Sgt Gabriel just a few years into their police careers.

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The Closer Season 3 Review

Sea Jelly Spectacular at Ocean Park Hong Kong.

It’s been a great series for The Closer with Kyra Sedgwick. The season finale of the summer got great ratings. The show has already been renewed for a fourth 15 episode season next summer.

TNT will follow the format that they established with the second season, a 14th and 15th episode feature length movie to be released in the “off-season” for The Closer.

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The Closer S03E13 (TNT)

Another view of one of the sharks in the Shark Aquarium in Ocean Park Hong Kong.

Everyone is talking about the case.

Fritzi is trying to make Brenda feel better, but it doesn’t work. She finally tells him about the DUIs that she learned about from Pope.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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The Closer S03E12 (TNT)

The unmoving fish in Atoll Reef, Ocean Park Hong Kong.

A body was found at the home of Oliver Henry. It was him.

The episode moves in and out of the courtroom by using a great plot device, the tape that Buzz is filming for evidence purposes. Henry was a successful divorce attorney and he was killed in a fight with one of his clients’ spouses.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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The Closer S03E11 (TNT)

Brenda is back on the job after her surgery. They are at a dead body in a car accident. Coyotes came by and ate part of the body. The victim’s name was Marguerite Scott was part of Homeland Security.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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The Closer S03E10 (TNT)

A shark in the Shark Aquarium in Ocean Park, Hong Kong. I like this picture. It is a bit dark, but eerie once you know that the shadow is a shark!

There has been a murder in Chinatown. Brenda’s parents are still in town. They wants grandchildren, but Brenda blurts out that she is going through early onset of menopause.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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The Closer S03E09 (TNT)

Sea Jelly Spectacular at Ocean Park Hong Kong.

Brenda is in counseling because she shot a suspect who was going to kill her. A lot of things are happening to Brenda; she has early menopause, buying a house, her parents are coming for a meeting, getting engaged and being attacked with a cattleprod.

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The Closer S03E08 (TNT)

Mr. Mason is a DA. Daniels is still at a Homeland conference. The chief isn’t happy about it. Mr. Mason’s wife was murdered. They are at a beach. They find her covered in cattleprod electrical burns and cigarette burns. Chief Pope and the Commander Taylor kept the techs and the other detectives away, except Lt. Flynn.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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The Closer S03E07 (TNT)

A picture of a dolphin that I was able to get at Ocean Park, Hong Kong. It was hard, because the show wasn’t on till the afternoon. The dolphins were just hanging around.

Brenda goes to see a gynecologist. She gets a full physical, the first one that she has had in years.

Two teenage latino gang members have been shot and killed. Miguel Romero is causing a scene at the murder scene. He has baseball scholarships. There is apparently something wrong with the chief, she is sweating profusely in the interview room. Jesse Romero joined the Quatorzes after dropping from the baseball team, on which Miguel was playing.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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