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Southland Episode
Season 1, Episode 2
Air date April 16, 2009
Written by Ann Biderman
Directed by Nelson McCormick
Episode Guide
Unknown Trouble
See the Woman

Mozambique is the second episode of Season One of Southland.


When officers John Cooper, Ben Sherman and Chickie Brown rescue a baby girl found crawling across the middle of an L.A. intersection, the hunt for her mother begins. Detective Lydia Adams finds herself affected by the search, taking a personal interest in reuniting the baby with her mother. Officers Sammy Bryant and Nate Moretta are unable to find the financial resources to put a juvenile witness in police protection after an attempt on her life and must now convince the district attorney to place her in a student police program. And back at the station, everyone gathers for a retirement party for Dewey.

Guest Cast[]

  • Carla Jeffery
  • Frederick Keith Johnson
  • Muneer Katchi
  • Annamarie Kenoyer
  • Ronald Williams Lawrence
  • Bill Mayo
  • Michael Patrick McGill
  • Lex Medlin
  • Eric Pumphrey
  • Bryan Rasmussen
  • Eddie Serpa
  • Baldeep Singh
  • Lisa Vidal
  • Vernee Watson-Johnson


  • "Tears Dry On Their Own" by Amy Winehouse
  • "Born to Be Wild" (Easy Rider version) by Steppenwolf

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