Mob City - Season 1

Mob City

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Mob City Season 1

From The Walking Dead's Frank Darabont, the epic battle between a determined police chief and a dangerous mobster inflames 1940s Los Angeles in the anticipated television event MOB CITY.

Starring an exceptional ensemble cast and based on the critically acclaimed book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City, by John Buntin, MOB CITY centers on Detective Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal), a former Marine who holds his cards close to his chest, who has been assigned to a new mob task force headed by Detective Hal Morrison (Jeffrey DeMunn). The task force is part of a crusade by Los Angeles Police Chief William Parker (Neal McDonough) to free the city of criminals like Ben "Bugsy" Siegel (Ed Burns) and Mickey Cohen (Jeremy Luke), the ruthless king of the Los Angeles underworld. Additionally, Parker won't hesitate to go after anyone from his own police force who sells out honor and duty for the sake of a big payout. Telling the true story of the decades-long conflict between the LAPD and the ruthless criminal underworld led by onetime boxer Cohen, the fast-paced drama is set in Los Angeles in the 1940s - a world of glamorous movie stars, powerful studio heads, returning war heroes, a powerful and corrupt police force and an even more dangerous criminal network determined to establish a West Coast base in L.A

Episode guide

  1. 01 - A Guy Walks Into a Bar

    In the series premiere, Hecky Nash (SIMON PEGG) bribes police detective Joe Teague (JON BERNTHAL) to protect him during a dangerous blackmail scheme involving the Los Angeles mob.

  2. 02 - Reason to Kill a Man

    Hal Morrison (JEFFREY DeMUNN) and Captain William Parker (NEAL McDONOUGH) interrogate Jasmine Fontaine (ALEXA DAVALOS) to gain insight into Hecky Nash's blackmail scheme.

  3. 03 - Red Light

    Bugsy Siegel (ED BURNS) unveils a plan that will transform the city. Amid doubts from a past attempt to create a gambling empire, Bugsy makes a violent display to prove his point.

  4. 04 - His Banana Majesty

    With Bugsy Siegel finally behind bars, what first appears as a shining moment for the LAPD takes a turn for the worse, when mobster Jack Dragna (PAUL BEN-VICTOR) makes his move.

  5. 05 - Oxpecker

    With Siegel's trial quickly approaching, a violent massacre wrecks Parker's plans, leaving the LAPD at a loss. Jasmine's life is in grave danger

  6. 06 - Stay Down

    Despite hardships, Captain Parker is more determined than ever to clean up the corruption within the LAPD and announces plans to target the source internally