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THE ROOKIE Season 2

By on September 9, 2019

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Episode 2×20 “The Hunt” (Season Finale)

OFFICER NOLAN IS CLOSE TO DISCOVERING THE TRUTH

Nolan’s discovery goes much deeper than he expected and could put his life and career in jeopardy.  

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Jasmine Mathews as Rachel Hall, Annie Wersching as Rosalind Dyer, Hannah Kasulka as officer Erin Cole, Hrach Titizian as Ruben Derian and Themo Melikidze as Serj Derian.

“The Hunt” was written by Alexi Hawley and directed by Bill Roe.

Air Date: Sunday, May 10 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

Photos: “The Hunt”

 

THE ROOKIE – “The Q Word” (ABC/Ron Batzdorff)
RICHARD T. JONES

Episode 2×19 “The Q Word”

OFFICERS NOLAN, CHEN AND WEST ARE IN THE FINAL STRETCH

Their rookie year is coming to an end and officers Nolan, Chen and West are about to be squeezed harder than ever before as their training officers evaluate whether they are truly ready for the job.

Meanwhile, after one of their rookie classmates is involved in a shooting, the team uncovers some unsettling evidence.  

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Brent Huff as Officer Smitty, Crystal Coney as Nurse Lisa, Jeff Pierre as Emmett Lang, Chris O’Shea as Officer Chris Rios, Hannah Kasulka as Officer Erin Cole and Greg Serano as T.O. Martinez.

“The Q Word” was written by Natalie Callaghan and Nick Hurwitz, and directed by David McWhirter.

Air Date: Sunday, May 3 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

Photos: “The Q Word”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Under the Gun” (ABC/Jennifer Clasen)
DON SWAYZE, MEKIA COX, NATHAN FILLION

Episode 2×18 “Under the Gun”

OFFICERS NOLAN AND HARPER ARE ON LOCKDOWN

Officers Nolan and Harper are tasked with escorting four juvenile offenders to a Scared Straight program at a correctional facility that quickly becomes a riotous situation.

Meanwhile, Nolan is uncertain about his relationship with Grace after she fails to introduce him to her ex-husband. 

“The Rookie” stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Jasmine Mathews as Rachel Hall and Matthew Glave as Oscar Hutchinson.

“Under the Gun” was written by Terence Paul Winter and Elizabeth Davis Beall, and directed by Tori Garrett.

Air Date: Sunday, April 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

Photos: “Under the Gun”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Control” (ABC/Evans Ward)
MEKIA COX

Episode 2×17 “Control”

IT IS A THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE

Officer Nolan’s relationship with his first confidential informant is tested when he discovers her back on the street dealing drugs.

Meanwhile, Lucy’s fear of dating following her abduction and her intrusion into Jackson’s relationship is beginning to threaten their friendship. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Daniel Lissing as Sterling Freeman, Karen David as Det. Rita Calderon, Eve Harlow as Bianca Windle, Devan Chandler Long as Ripper and Bailey Chase as D.E.A. Agent Michael Banks.

“Control” was written by Alexi Hawley and Robert Bella, and directed by Marcus Stokes.

Air Date: Sunday, April 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

Photos: “Control”

 

THE ROOKIE – “The Overnight” (ABC/Raymond Liu)
CARSYN ROSE, MEKIA COX

Episode 2×16 “The Overnight”

OFFICERS CHEN AND BRADFORD RESPOND TO A CALL ON THE SET OF ‘AMERICAN IDOL’

Ryan Seacrest, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Roselyn Sanchez Guest Star

Officers Chen and Bradford respond to a call at the Los Angeles auditions of “American Idol,” and Officer Chen ends up facing Ryan Seacrest and the judges (Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie).

Meanwhile, Chen befriends reporter (Roselyn Sanchez) whose motives are not clear.  

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Ryan Seacrest as himself, Katy Perry as herself, Luke Bryan as himself, Lionel Richie as himself and Roselyn Sanchez as Valerie Castillo.

“The Overnight” was written by Rachael Seymour & Corey Miller and directed by Stephanie Marquardt.

Air Date: Sunday, April 5 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

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THE ROOKIE – “Hand-Off” (ABC/Raymond Liu)
SETH GREEN

Episode 2×15 “Hand Off”

OFFICER NOLAN MUST REDEEM HIS GOOD NAME

Seth Green Guest Stars

Officer Nolan is having a particularly bad day after learning his identity has been stolen and could jeopardize his position as an officer.

Meanwhile, Sgt. Grey must confront his past and testify at the parole hearing of the man who shot Grey and murdered his partner. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Brent Huff as Officer Smitty, Jasmine Matthews as Rachel Hall, Chris Brochu as Crispin Bowers and Seth Green as Jordan Neil.

“Hand-Off” was written by Vincent Angell and Mary Trahan, and directed by Michael Goi.

Air Date: Sunday, March 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

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Episode 2×14 “Casualties”

OFFICER NOLAN’S HEART IS RACING

Officers Nolan and Harper investigate a murder which may have national security implications, while Officer Bradford must confront his past when he crosses paths with a homeless veteran. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Harold Perrineau as Detective Armstrong, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer and Brent Huff as Officer Smitty.

“Casualties” was written by Bill Rinier and directed by Sylvain White.

Air Date: Sunday, March 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

 

THE ROOKIE – “Follow-Up Day” (ABC/Christopher Willard)
NATHAN FILLION, PETE DAVIDSON

Episode 2×13 “Follow Up Day”

EVERYTHING IS BECOMING CRYSTAL CLEAR

Guest Starring Pete Davidson

Nolan is given some life-changing news and invites Grace over for a home-cooked meal in his newly remodeled kitchen.

Meanwhile, each unit is tasked with following up on dormant cases in the hopes they can uncover new leads.  

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Brent Huff as Officer Smitty, Jane Daly as Patrice Evers, Crystal Coney as Nurse Lisa, Michelle Bernard as Officer Desantos and Pete Davidson as Pete.

“Follow-Up Day” was written by Alexi Hawley and directed by Liz Friedlander.

Air Date: Sunday, March 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Follow Up Day”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Now and Then” (ABC/Gilles Mingasson)
MELISSA O’NEIL

Episode 2×12 “Now and Then”

NOLAN IS STUCK IN THE MIDDLE

Nolan takes his son’s fiancé, Abigail, on a ride-along after she shows interest in becoming a police officer.

Meanwhile, Jackson’s relationship is becoming complicated at work.  

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Zayne Emory as Henry Nolan, Madeleine Coghlan as Abigail, Daniel Lissing as Sterling Freeman and Jeffrey D. Sams as Dr. Solomon Lowell.

“Now and Then” was written by Robert Bella and directed by Chi-Yoon Chung.

Air Date: Sunday, March 1 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. 

Photos: “Now and Then”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Day of Death” (ABC/Richard Cartwright)
ALI LARTER, NATHAN FILLION, MEKIA COX

Episode 2×11 “Day of Death” (Mid-Season Return)

LUCY IS MISSING AND TIME IS RUNNING OUT

Officer Nolan and the entire team are in a desperate search to rescue Officer Chen after her abduction and must attempt to get Rosalind to help them in their search.

Meanwhile, after Officer Lopez discovers Wesley unconscious from a dangerous cocktail of alcohol and pills, she is forced to keep him close by.  

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Annie Wersching as Rosalind Dyer, Julian Acosta as Sgt. Antonio Hernandez, Michael Cassidy as Caleb Wright and Natalia Del Riego as Nora Valdez.

“Day of Death” was written by Brynn Malone and Fredrick Kotto, and directed by David McWhirter.

Air Date: Sunday, Feb. 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. 

Photos: “Day of Death”

 

THE ROOKIE – “The Dark Side” (ABC/Kelsey McNeal)
MELISSA O’NEIL, MEKIA COX, NATHAN FILLION, ERIC WINTER

Episode 2×10 “The Dark Side”

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

Officer Nolan and team are charged with escorting a notorious female serial killer to the graves of her previously unrecovered victims.

However, when they arrive, they unearth even more than they expected.

Meanwhile, Officer Chen meets a seemingly perfect man who sparks her interest, and Officer Lopez worries about Wesley as his PTSD continues to increase. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong, Michael Trucco as Assistant District Attorney Sean Del Monte, Annie Wersching as Rosalind Dyer, Julian Acosta as Sgt. Antonio Hernandez and Michael Cassidy as Caleb Wright.

“The Dark Side” was written by Alexi Hawley and directed by Bill Roe.

Air Date: Sunday, Dec. 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. 

Photos: “The Dark Side”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Breaking Point” (ABC/Christopher Willard)
NATHAN FILLION, ALI LARTER

Episode 2×09 “Breaking Point”

THE TRUTH IS IN THE DETAILS

Officer Nolan’s trust is tested when he tries to help the previous owner of his home reconnect with his family.

Meanwhile, Officer Harper has finally earned an overnight visit with her daughter that is put into jeopardy when her past undercover life resurfaces again. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Jasmine Mathews as Rachel Hall, Carsyn Rose as Lila and Geoffrey Rivas as Howard Green.

“Breaking Point” was written by Alexi Hawley and Corey Miller, and directed by Leslie Libman.

Air Date: Sunday, Dec. 1 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. 

Photos: “Breaking Point”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Clean Cut” (ABC/Rick Rowell)
MELISSA O’NEIL, ERIC WINTER

Episode 2×08 “Clean Cut”

THE OLDEST ROOKIE TURNS A YEAR OLDER

Officer Nolan kicks off his birthday by babysitting a crime scene at a law office.

Meanwhile, Officer Bradford and Officer West are set to receive special awards, and Sgt. Grey rides patrol with Officer Harper after she requests an early annual evaluation.  

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Zayne Emory as Henry Nolan, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Sara Rue as Nell Forester, Alan Tudyk as Ellroy Basso, Chloe Bridges as Stephanie Davis, Blue Kimble as Trevor Reed, Rebecca Field as Sarah Murphy, Bobby Hosea as Walter, Bob Stephenson as Kevin, and Adam Busch as Mike Garvey.

“Clean Cut” was written by Mary Trahan and directed by Toa Fraser.

Air Date: Sunday, Nov. 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. 

Photos: “Clean Cut”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Safety” – (ABC/Richard Cartwright)
TITUS MAKIN JR., ERIC WINTER, KEVIN DANIELS

Episode 2×07 “Safety”

EVERYONE NEEDS TO BUCKLE UP

Guest-Starring Eric Weddle and Robert Woods of the Los Angeles Rams

John and Jessica’s (Sarah Shahi) relationship gets a lot more complicated after she delivers some surprising news.

Meanwhile, Officer Bradford and Office West are assigned a community policing project helping out the Watts Rams as volunteer coaches at their fall clinic, along with Rams players Eric Weddle and Robert Woods.

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Sarah Shahi as Jessica Russo, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Kevin Daniels as Officer Wilkie, Issac Ryan Brown as AJ Clemons, Sonya Leslie as Kiara Clemons, LA Ram Eric Weddle as himself and LA Ram Robert Woods as himself.

“Safety” was written by Terence Paul Winter and directed by Sylvain White.

Air Date: Sunday, Nov. 10 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. 

Photos: “Safety”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Fallout” – (ABC/Mitch Haaseth)
NATHAN FILLION

Episode 2×06 “Fallout”

THE CITY OF ANGELS IS ON HIGH ALERT

An emergency alert of an impending missile attack sends Los Angeles into chaos and uncertainty, while the officers each try to keep the peace and deal with their own disasters. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Sarah Shahi as Jessica Russo, Jasmine Mathews as Rachel Hall, Matthew Glave as Oscar Hutchinson, Jon Snow as Deputy Finn Nickerson, Enver Gjokaj as Donovan, Carsyn Rose as Lila and Crystal Coney as Lisa.

“Fallout” was written by Robert Bella and directed by Bill Johnson.

Air Date: Sunday, Nov. 3 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. 

Photos: “Fallout”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Tough Love” (ABC/Byron Cohen)
NATHAN FILLION

Episode 2×05 “Tough Love”

BUT CAN THEY BE TRUSTED?
 
As part of their second phase of training, the rookies are asked to develop their first confidential informants.

Officer Nolan soon discovers that no two informants are the same and struggles with his newest task.

Meanwhile, Officer Chen’s mother complicates her home life when she comes to stay with her. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Zayne Emory as Henry Nolan, Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong and Ali Larter and Dr. Grace Sawyer.“

Tough Love” was written by Vincent Angell and directed by Rachel Feldman.

Air Date: Sunday, Oct. 27 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Tough Love”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Warriors and Guardians” – (ABC/Kelsey McNeal)
ERIC WINTER, ALYSSA DIAZ

Episode 2×04 “Warriors and Guardians”

THERE’S A NEW COP IN TOWN

Officer Nolan gets off to a rocky start after being introduced to his new training officer, Nyla Harper, who has an unconventional approach to police work after her stint as an undercover detective.

Meanwhile, Officer Bradford struggles to think of an appropriate birthday gift for Rachel, and Officer Lopez finds herself navigating a case that triggers a personal memory.

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Jasmine Mathews as Rachel Hall.

“Warriors and Guardians” was written by Brynn Malone and directed by Lisa Demaine.

Air Date: Sunday, Oct. 20 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

Photos: “Warriors and Guardians”

 

THE ROOKIE – “The Bet” – (ABC/Eric McCandless)
SEAMUS DEVER, NATHAN FILLION, ALYSSA DIAZ

Episode 2×03 “The Bet”

Officer Nolan navigates building tension in his relationship with Jessica and a developing rapport with Grace while working a high-stakes criminal case involving an undercover homeland security agent.

Meanwhile, Officer Chen meddles with Officer Bradford’s love life, and Officer Lopez learns some surprising news about Wesley.

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring Castle’s Seamus Dever.

Air Date: Sunday, Oct. 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

Photos: “The Bet”

 

Episode 2×02 “The Night General”

OFFICER NOLAN HAS A SURPRISING ENCOUNTER WITH A FAMILIAR FACE

Ali Larter and Harold Perrineau Guest Star

Nolan teams up with new night detective Pablo Armstrong for a murder investigation case that results in an unexpected reunion with a former love interest.

Meanwhile, Officer Bradford reluctantly accepts help from Officer Chen as he prepares for his sergeant exam, and Officer West pursues an unconventional move after finding himself in need of a new home.

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Brent Huff as Officer Smitty, Harold Perrineau as Pablo Armstrong and Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer.

“The Night General” was written by Fredrick Kotto and directed by Rob Bowman.

Air Date: Sunday, Oct. 6 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

No photos were released for this episode.

 

THE ROOKIE – “Impact” – (ABC/Rick Rowell)
NATHAN FILLION

Episode 2×01 “Impact”

OFFICER BRADFORD’S LIFE HANGS IN THE BALANCE, AND THE ROOKIES LEARN THEIR FATE UPON RECEIVING THEIR TRAINING EXAM RESULTS

Mark Cuban Guest Stars as Himself

Danger is ever-present as the officers of the Mid-Wilshire precinct grapple with the aftermath of a plotted attack on the city of Los Angeles, leaving Officer Bradford fighting for his life.

Flash forward two weeks and the rookies receive the shocking results of their latest training exam, leaving one officer questioning what the future holds.

Meanwhile, tension develops at home as Nolan and Lopez advance in their relationships with Jessica and Wesley.

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode are Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Sarah Shahi as Jessica Russo and Mark Cuban as himself.

“Impact” was written by Alexi Hawley and directed by Mike Goi.

Air Date: Sunday, Sept. 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

Photos: “Impact”

 

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