The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC press release described The Unusuals as "like a modern-day M*A*S*H" that "explores both the grounded drama and comic insanity of the world of New York City police detectives, where every cop has a secret". Its premise elaborated:The initial series order was for 10 episodes. Show creator Noah Hawley announced via his Twitter account in mid-May 2009 that ABC would not be bringing the show back for a second season.
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S01 E01Apr 9, 2009
Pilot Apr 9, 2009 Det. Casey Shraeger meets the other zany but secretive detectives which make up the homicide squad in which she was just transferred to. Her partner will be Det. Jason Welsh, who is already working on a case of who killed his former partner.
S01 E02Apr 16, 2009
Boorland Day Apr 16, 2009 A family of criminals has the detectives running all over the city until Walsh and Shraeger discover their motives and negotiate a stop to all the crime. Brown has Shraeger investigate Walsh's past because her former partner turned out to be a dirty cop. Meanwhile, Cole's former partner in crime returns, making it even more difficult for Cole to continue to hide his criminal past.
S01 E03Apr 22, 2009
One Man Band Apr 22, 2009 Banks and Delahoy investigate a store selling murder weapons and instructions on how to get rid of the body. Nixon asks Casey to help get a client's son out of trouble on a bogus charge.
S01 E04Apr 23, 2009
Crime Slut Apr 23, 2009 When Beaumont is in a pawn shop to get some cash the shop is robbed by a man and a woman. The woman is later the target of Shraeger and Walsh's investigation when she robs a bridal store with a different man.
S01 E05Apr 30, 2009
42 Apr 30, 2009 Beaumont is struck when Lutz pulls a gun at Walsh's diner. While investigating, Walsh and Schraeger uncover Lutz and Cole's past connection. Elsewhere, Banks and Delahoy get help from a clairvoyant passenger when they investigate a rash of bus robberies.
S01 E06May 7, 2009
The Circle Line May 7, 2009 Walsh and Shraeger try to help Powell, who fears he may have killed someone during an alcohol-induced blackout. Meanwhile, becoming victims of identity theft inspires Banks and Delahoy to make some changes in their lives.
S01 E07May 28, 2009
The Tape Delay May 28, 2009 Casey and Walsh are placed on protection detail of a wealthy businessman, George Reed, who had recent threats made on his life. Responding to screams they hear, they leave their post in front of Reed's hotel room and, when they return, find his room is trashed and him gone. Then a ransom call is made asking for $10 million for his safe return. Meanwhile, Banks and Delahoy are put on the case of an 87- year-old man on a geriatric crime spree.