Bosch (TV series)

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Bosch
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Genre
Created by Michael Connelly
Developed by Eric Overmyer
Starring
Opening theme"Can't Let Go" by Caught A Ghost
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes68 (list of episodes)
Production
CinematographyEric Alan Edwards
Running time39–80 minutes
Production companies
Release
Original network Amazon Prime Video
Original releaseFebruary 6, 2014 (2014-02-06) 
June 25, 2021 (2021-06-25)
External links
Website

Bosch is an American police procedural streaming television series produced by Amazon Studios and Fabrik Entertainment starring Titus Welliver as Los Angeles Police detective Harry Bosch. The show was developed for Amazon by Eric Overmyer, [1] and the first season takes its inspiration from the Michael Connelly novels City of Bones (2002), Echo Park (2006), and The Concrete Blonde (1994). It was one of two drama pilots that Amazon streamed online in early 2014 (together with The After ), and viewers offered their opinions on it before the studio decided whether to place a series order. [2] Season 6 was released on April 16, 2020, following a five-day #BoschStakeout marathon and live tweet during the COVID-19 pandemic. The seventh and final season was released on June 25, 2021. An as-yet-untitled spinoff series for Amazon's IMDb TV was announced on March 3, 2021, featuring Welliver along with much of the Bosch creative team.

Contents

Plot

Season 1

Based on The Concrete Blonde (Book 3), City of Bones (Book 8), and Echo Park (Book 12)

As the pilot opens, Bosch is tailing a suspect. Eventually cornering him in an alley, Bosch shoots the suspect when he reaches in his pocket. The incident is shown later in the episode in two separate flashbacks. When seen from Bosch's point of view, it appears that there is something in the suspect's hand that falls in a puddle. When the incident is recounted by the plaintiff's lawyer during a wrongful death suit, there is clearly nothing in the suspect's hand and Bosch is shown planting a gun. Whatever really happened, Bosch is cleared by the department. The show fast-forwards to two years later when Bosch is being sued by the suspect's family in a wrongful death civil suit.

Restless because he has been on restricted duty during the trial and anxious to do more active detective work, Bosch convinces two other detectives to trade shifts with him so he can work their weekend shift, much to the chagrin of his partner. On Saturday, Bosch is called out on a case which turns out to be a suicide, and a second case wherein a doctor reports his dog found a human bone in the woods.

The latter investigation turns up more bones and the coroner determines the skeleton is that of a small boy who was horribly abused and beaten, then buried in the woods. The boy has been dead since at least 1989 and could have been anywhere from 10 to 12 when he died, but because severe abuse stunts children's growth, the victim's exact age is uncertain. The details of the boy's mistreatment – more than 40 broken bones, some healed and others relatively recent – and death are so grisly that Bosch has to step away from the coroner's recitation to go into the restroom to splash water on his face and sit down on a commode for a moment to regain his composure.

The second episode introduces Raynard Waits, a serial killer who confesses to the murder in the bones case and has a strange fascination with Bosch. After Waits escapes custody he begins to taunt Bosch as Bosch aims to both catch Waits and prove he had nothing to do with the murder of the boy.

Season 2

Based on The Last Coyote (Book 4) and Trunk Music (Book 5)

Six months after the events in Season 1, Bosch returns from a suspension. He investigates the murder of a Hollywood producer who appears to have mob connections. His investigation of the producer sends him to Las Vegas, where he also finds out that all is not well with his teenage daughter and ex-wife. Bosch's investigation almost threatens the life of his family as he is also brought into another case that leads to a ring of dirty cops. New evidence appears on the death of his mother, which causes him to investigate the circumstances leading to her murder.

Season 3

Based on The Black Echo (Book 1) and A Darkness More Than Night (Book 7). Death of Ed Gunn based on The Drop (Book 15)

Sixteen months later. Bosch is haunted with new leads to pursue on his mother's murder case. The season opens with a graffiti-tagging street urchin being in the vicinity where a homeless veteran, Billy Meadows, is murdered. Bosch also finds himself a suspect in the murder of Ed Gunn (a person who fits the MO of his mother's killer), doggedly pursued by veteran Detective Jimmy Robertson. Concurrently, Bosch is monitoring an ongoing criminal trial involving a powerful Hollywood movie mogul who is under house arrest. Under the director's employ is a former 20+ year police detective who proves to be a meddlesome and worthy adversary against Bosch and LAPD. Also, Bosch's personal life takes on new challenges with his daughter, Maddie, living in LA with him, along with a budding romantic relationship with the deputy DA. Adding to the complexity is the introduction of a serial murderer known as the Koreatown Killer (KTK).

Season 4

Based on Angels Flight (Book 6)

Three months later. Civil rights attorney Howard Elias is representing a black man who is accusing LAPD of police brutality, but Elias is murdered. Elias had a history of representing citizens who sue the LAPD, and the case produces racial strife in LA and elevated tension between the LAPD and citizens. Police Chief Irving assigns Bosch to head the task force to get to the bottom of the Elias murder and assigns a pair of IA investigators to watch Bosch's team, which includes Edgar, Robertson, and Robertson's detective trainee. Bosch's ex-wife is pursuing a gang of Chinese nationals, one of whom is under an FBI investigation. The investigation leads to her being murdered in a drive-by shooting seconds after lunch with Harry. Bosch gains a vital clue into his mother's murder after the long-retired detective of his mother's case is killed.

Season 5

Based on Two Kinds of Truth (Book 20)

Fifteen months later. A murder conviction is brought into question from an old case Bosch worked, possibly affecting other past convictions and endangering his career. An embittered former girlfriend accuses Bosch of planting evidence and believes a claim of new DNA evidence purporting to tie another criminal to the crime. Bosch hires former foe Honey ("Money") Chandler to defend him against charges of planting evidence. Bosch and Jerry are investigating the murder of a pharmacist who has, through his son, been involved in dispensing opiates. During their investigation they determine there is a significant opiate dealing network, possibly controlled by Russian and Armenian gangsters. Bosch goes undercover to learn more about their organization.

Maddie Bosch works as an intern in the LA DA's office. A young attorney mentions a case against her father. Maddie observes bad intent from the CIU investigator, Bosch's former girlfriend, and relays her suspicions to her dad.

Chief Irving is frustrated by Bosch's lack of communication about the murder, the old case with newly discovered evidence and his undercover work. Lt. Billets covers nicely for Bosch, risking her own position. Irving is approached by Mayor Vargas's political consultant with the news that he could be a serious contender in the next mayoral election.

Season 6

Based on The Overlook (Book 13), and Dark Sacred Night (Book 21)

Eleven months later. After a medical physicist is executed and the deadly radioactive material he had with him goes missing, Detective Harry Bosch finds himself at the center of a complex murder case, a messy federal investigation, and a possibly catastrophic threat to Los Angeles -- the city he has pledged to serve and protect.

Season 7

Based on The Burning Room (Book 17)

Four months later, New Year's Eve 12/31/19. When a ten-year-old girl dies in an arson fire, Detective Harry Bosch risks everything to bring her killer to justice despite opposition from powerful forces. Detective Jerry Edgar falls apart as he grapples with the consequences of shooting Jacques Avril. Maddie assists Honey Chandler on a high profile case that draws Bosch in and puts them in the crosshairs of dangerous criminals.

Production

Amazon Studios announced on October 31, 2013 that Bosch had been given the green light for production. The hour-long pilot stars Titus Welliver as Harry Bosch, and co-stars Annie Wersching, Amy Price-Francis, and Jamie Hector. Henrik Bastin of Fabrik Entertainment was the producer, and Jim McKay directed. [3]

According to Connelly, "a fair [number] of changes" were made "to the world of Harry Bosch" "in making the shift from page to screen." In the television series, Harry "is 47 years old and a veteran of the first Gulf War in 1991," when he was a member of a Special Forces team clearing tunnels, but "he has now been a police officer for twenty years, with a one-year exception when he re-upped with the Army after 9/11, as many LAPD officers did. He came back to the force after serving in Afghanistan and again encountering tunnel warfare." [4]

On November 4, 2013, the 13-day shoot began in Los Angeles, while Connelly kept a daily set journal. [5]

The pilot premiered on Amazon Prime in February 2014, to allow customers to vote to decide whether or not more episodes should be made. [6] In March 2014, Amazon announced that they had commissioned Bosch for a full series. [7]

All ten episodes of the first season of Bosch were released for viewing on Amazon Video on February 13, 2015. [8] Portions of the first episode were changed from the pilot, including the addition of Mimi Rogers to the cast to replace Amy Price-Francis as plaintiff's attorney Honey Chandler and the addition of a scene in which Bosch testifies in court and is questioned about his background by Chandler.

On March 18, 2015, Bosch was renewed for a second season. [9] On July 16, the series was nominated for the Outstanding Main Title Design award at the 67th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, along with Manhattan , American Horror Story: Freak Show , Daredevil , Halt and Catch Fire , and Olive Kitteridge ; the award was won by Manhattan. [10]

On April 1, 2016, Bosch was renewed for a third season. [11] [12] On October 16, 2016, Bosch was renewed for a fourth season. [13] On February 13, 2018, Bosch was renewed for a fifth season. [14] On November 14, 2018, Bosch was renewed for a sixth season. [15]

On February 13, 2020, the series was renewed for a seventh and final season. [16] The filming for the final season began in September 2020, before wrapping up in January 2021. [17]

Cast

Main cast

Recurring cast

Season 1

  • Katharine Leonard as Marjorie Lowe, shown in flashbacks as Harry's deceased mother. She was a prostitute found murdered in an alley
  • Abraham Benrubi as Rodney Belk, a lawyer who represented Bosch at his trial (seasons 1, 7)
  • Veronica Cartwright as Irene Saxon, Raynard Waits' mother
  • Mark Derwin as Captain Harvey Pounds (seasons 1, 7)
  • Shawn Hatosy as Johnny Stokes
  • Robbie Jones as Officer George Irving, Deputy Chief Irving's son, a rookie cop later assigned to undercover narcotics (seasons 1–2)
  • Adam O'Byrne as Nate Tyler, an aggressive Los Angeles Times reporter
  • Paul Vincent O'Connor as Judge Alan M. Keyes, a judge who presided at Bosch's trial.
  • Rose Rollins as Detective Kizmin Rider
  • Alan Rosenberg as Dr. William Golliher (seasons 1, 7), a forensic anthropologist who assisted Bosch with the identification of the bones
  • Scott Wilson as Dr. Paul Guyot, a retired doctor whose dog found bones of a missing boy
  • Michelle Hurd (season 1) and Erika Alexander (seasons 2–3) as Connie Irving, Deputy Chief Irving's wife and Officer George Irving's mother, who later divorces Irving believing that he caused their son's death by allowing him to go undercover
  • Kirk Bovill as Harry's foster father in flashbacks during his childhood

Season 2

  • Yancey Arias as Los Angeles Mayor Hector Ramos (seasons 2–4, 6)
  • Ingrid Rogers as Latonya Edgar, Jerry's ex-wife (seasons 2-)
  • Hoon Lee as Reggie Woo, Eleanor's husband and Maddie's step-father who is currently in Hong Kong (seasons 2, 4)
  • John Marshall Jones as FBI Special Agent Jay Griffin (seasons 2–4)
  • Ryan Ahern as Officer Ray Powers (seasons 2-)
  • Matthew Lillard as Luke "Lucky" Rykov, an FBI agent with whom Harry works on two cases (seasons 2–3, 7)
  • David Marciano as Detective Brad Conniff, investigates the death of Officer Irving. (seasons 2–3, 5–6)
  • Leisha Hailey as Officer Maureen "Mo" O'Grady, a cop in Nash's ring
  • James Ransone as Officer Eddie Arceneaux, Irving's partner and a cop in Nash's ring
  • Emilia Zoryan as Layla, the stagename of a dancer at Dolly's in Las Vegas, Nevada, and mysterious girlfriend to an Armenian porn producer who is murdered.
  • Christopher Cousins as Martin Weiss, an attorney to one of the Armenian mobsters involved in the case
  • Michael Yebba as Mike, an enforcer for the Armenian mob in Las Vegas

Season 3

  • Winter Ave Zoli as Detective Amy Snyder, Internal Affairs (seasons 3–4)
  • Barry Shabaka Henley as Detective Terry Drake (seasons 3–4)
  • John Getz as Bradley Walker, president of the Police Commission (seasons 3–4)
  • Linda Park as Jun Park, the crisis response team volunteer who starts a relationship with Chief Irving after his wife leaves him. (seasons 3-)
  • Verona Blue as Shaz, bartender at The Smog Cutter (seasons 3–5)
  • Monti Sharp as Clifton Campbell, perpetrator of the Koreatown Killer (KTK) murders (season 3–4)
  • John Ales as Andrew Holland, a movie writer/director accused of murder
  • Max Arciniega as Xavi Moreno, a sniper who is part of Dobbs' team
  • Christopher Backus as Woody Woodrow, part of Dobbs' team
  • Beth Broderick as Judge Sharon Houghton
  • Frank Clem as Ed Gunn
  • Spencer Garrett as Fowkkes, Andrew Holland's high-powered attorney (seasons 3, 7)
  • Jeffrey Pierce as Trevor Dobbs, leader of a team of former military men transiting illicit cargo through the Port of Los Angeles
  • Brooke Smith as Captain Ellen Lewis, Hollywood Station
  • Paola Turbay as Deputy District Attorney Anita Benitez, who is trying the Holland case, and has a brief relationship with Harry
  • Jared Ward as Jesse Tafero, Rudy's younger brother and helper
  • Arnold Vosloo as Rudy Tafero, an investigator working for the defense on the Holland case
  • Bridger Zadina as Sharkey, a young street boy who is key to one of Harry's cases

Season 4

  • Clark Johnson as Howard Elias, civil rights attorney who was murdered aboard the Angels Flight two days before the "Black Guardian" case
  • Tamberla Perry as Detective Gabriella Lincoln
  • Anne Dudek as Pamela Duncan, legal advisor and lover of Howard Elias
  • Jamie McShane as Detective Francis Sheehan, a detective with Robbery-Homicide Division
  • Louis Ozawa Changchien as FBI Special Agent Chuck Deng
  • Anna Diop as Desiree Zealy, a young activist who has a disdain for the police
  • Sara Arrington as Margaret Sheehan, estranged wife of Francis Sheehan
  • Deidrie Henry as Millie Elias, wife of Howard Elias
  • David Hoflin as Detective Doug Rooker
  • Keston John as Michael Harris, suspect in the abduction and murder of Stacey Kincaid. After being found not guilty of the murder, he retained Howard Elias to sue the city of Los Angeles for police brutality from his interrogation by the LAPD.
  • Kristen Ariza as Laura Cooke, reporter (seasons 4, 6)
  • Leonard Wu as Shiwei Chen
  • Jason Rogel as Det. Jeremy Fix

Season 5

  • Ryan Hurst as Hector Bonner, a former client of attorney Honey Chandler, currently working as her investigator.
  • Mason Dye as Tom Galligan
  • Judith Moreland as DA Cheryl Hines (seasons 5, 7)
  • M. C. Gainey as Ryan Rodgers (seasons 5–6)
  • Bianca Kajlich as DA Investigator Christina Henry
  • Chris Browning as Preston Borders
  • Juliet Landau as Rita Tedesco
  • Jon Lindstrom as Lance Cronyn
  • Avery Clyde as Kathy Zelden
  • Doug Simpson as Terry Spencer
  • Chris Vance as Dalton Walsh
  • Jamie Anne Allman as Elizabeth Clayton (seasons 5–6)
  • C. Thomas Howell as Louis Degner
  • Yani Gellman as Jose Esquivel Jr.
  • Kevin Sifuentes as Jose Esquivel Sr.
  • Rene Moran as Oscar Pineto
  • Celestino Cornielle as Charlie Hovan (seasons 5–6)
  • Kwame Patterson as Gary Wise
  • Sam Meader as Sean Terrion (seasons 5–6)
  • Mark Adair-Rios as DDA Kennedy (seasons 5–6)
  • Richard Brooks as Dwight Wise (seasons 5–6)
  • Treva Etienne as Jacques Avril (seasons 5–6)
  • Wilmer Calderon as Detective Daniel Arias (seasons 5–6)
  • Al Vicente as Detective Ray Marcos (seasons 5–6)

Season 6

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
First releasedLast released
1 10February 6, 2014 (2014-02-06)February 13, 2015 (2015-02-13)
2 10March 11, 2016 (2016-03-11)
3 10April 21, 2017 (2017-04-21)
4 10April 13, 2018 (2018-04-13)
5 10April 19, 2019 (2019-04-19)
6 10April 16, 2020 (2020-04-16)
7 8June 24, 2021 (2021-06-24)

Home media

In Australia (Region 4), the first four seasons have been released on DVD and distributed by Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia Pty Limited.

Home media releases of Bosch, with release dates
DVD titleRegion 4
Season 1October 8, 2015 [19]
Season 2July 20, 2016 [20]
Season 3January 10, 2018 [21]
Season 4January 16, 2019 [22]
Season 5TBA
Season 6TBA
Season 7TBA

Reception

Season 1

On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season has a rating of 83% based on 30 reviews, with an average rating of 7.1/10. The site's critics consensus reads: "An uneven boilerplate police drama is sharpened by gritty atmosphere, solid acting, and some rousing, suspenseful turns." [23] On Metacritic, the season has a weighted average score of 71 out of 100, based on 17 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". [24]

Cory Barker of TV.com wrote that the series is "rock-solid and generally enjoyable without ever making much of an attempt to push boundaries," and praised Amazon Studios for "producing a show based on a book that somehow reproduces the experience of reading." [25] Neil Genzlinger of The New York Times wrote that the series is part of a long "list of brooding, taciturn small-screen police detectives," yet Bosch "proves gripping" due to good "plotting and pacing". [26]

Noel Murray of The A.V. Club remarked that "the best thing about Bosch is how well it captures Connelly's Los Angeles," while noting that "the series' biggest stumbling block is that it's stubbornly slow-paced". [27] Brian Lowry of Variety wrote that "the series has the texture and tone of an old-fashioned detective yarn," but "the transition from page to screen… proves too talky in places and clunky in others". [28] Hank Stuever of The Washington Post called Welliver's performance "nicely built out of smirks and smolders". [29] Brian Moylan of The Guardian praised the "film noir" feeling of the show and considered it a step above NCIS , but he did not like the similarities to many other police shows, calling the series "samey". [30]

Later seasons

On Rotten Tomatoes, season two has an approval rating of 100% based on 14 reviews, with an average rating of 7.67/10. The site's critical consensus reads: "Bosch hones its pulpy strengths in a superlative sophomore season, executing its procedural formula with a no-nonsense panache that befits its title character." [31] On Metacritic, the season has a weighted average score of 76 out of 100, based on 7 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". [32]

Season three has an approval rating of 100% based on 10 reviews, with an average rating of 8/10. The critical consensus reads: "Bosch's third season maintains the series' mastery over mystery, deftly interweaving story strands as sprawling as a Los Angeles intersection." [33] Season four also holds an approval rating of 100% based on 10 reviews, with an average rating of 8/10. The critics consensus reads: "Bosch continues its steady thrills in a fourth season that successfully navigates topical controversies." [34] Seasons five and six also hold approval ratings of 100%. [35]

Accolades

List of awards and nominations for Bosch
YearAwardCategoryNominee(s)ResultRef.
2015 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Main Title Design Grant Lau, creative director; JJ Gerber, creative producer; Michael Radtke, editor; Rod Basham, flame artistNominated [36]
42nd Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actor on Television Lance ReddickNominated
42nd Saturn Awards Best New Media Television Series BoschNominated
2016 43rd Saturn Awards Best New Media Television Series BoschNominated [36]

Spin-off

A spin-off with Titus Welliver reprising his role as Harry Bosch was ordered by Amazon's ad-supported streaming service IMDb TV in March 2021. Madison Lintz will return as Harry's daughter, Maddie, and Bosch recurring character defense attorney Honey "Money" Chandler, played by Mimi Rogers, will also be a main character. In the new series, Bosch, now retired from the LAPD, will work as an investigator for Chandler. The series will be produced by Welliver, Erik Overmyer, Henrik Bastin, Pieter Jan Brugge and writer Michael Connelly, all of whom produced Bosch. [37] [38] The series began filming in June 2021 in Los Angeles. [17]

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