BOSCH: Season 2 Episode 1 – TRUNK MUSIC

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THE PREMISE:
LAPD homicide detective Harry
Bosch is back on the job after a suspension. When a dead body found in the trunk of a car on Mulholland Drive appears to have mob connections, Bosch takes on a case that could prove his biggest challenge yet. George Irving has a new assignment. Deputy Chief Irving weighs his options

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THE GOOD:
Six months later Bosch is still his fun loving self (sarcasm)
– Love that they are building on the father-daughter dynamic
– Maddie calls out Harry over the beard.
– His comrades busting his balls “break glass here” after what he did to Pounds
– Harry figuring out the ruise of Chilton Hardy Jr.
– Then catching the Vic in a foot race, telling Jerry he needs cardio.
–  Bosch catches a murder in the back of a Bentley.
– Bosch goes nuts on officer Powers for trampling the crime scene.
– And has the wherewithal to tell them to print Powers boots.
– Jerri Allen is great as the widow.
– George Irving tries to make his bones with INS.
– Irv plays a mean piano and his wife likes it.
– J.Edgar found a whole bunch of cash in allen’s Bentley?
– So Veronica Allen starred in her husband’s movies at one time.
– so FBI had surveillance in Allen’s office but, Bosch found. Allen was video recording the Feds also.

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THE BAD
– Harry look real bad with that beard
– J.Edgar with a different partner, just wrong
– Bosch contemplating smoking again
– J.Edgar jumps to the conclusion it was a mob hit
– Irv misleads his wife when she thanks him for transferring their son off the streets.  She thinks he is safer now
– Nash refuses to play ball with Bosch, wanting a warrant for the security footage

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THE WTF:
Pounds reassigned to art theft? Really?
– O’Shea still trying to wheel and deal with Irving and Rev.Ott
– Sgt. Wash is Irving’s butt boy, says he’ll vote for O’Shea if Irv get commissioner job
– Good thing Billits was there to mention Allen was killed elsewhere and moved here.  Bosch and Jerry never would have guessed that
– Security guard was a dirty cop
– George Irving and partner shake down a John and blackmail him with photo’s of his tryst with a prostitute
– Nash is either a pervert or knows something as he personally watched Veronica Allen’s home at the end.

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