|Season 2, Episode 7|
|Release date||March 11, 2016|
|Written by||Tom Smuts & Tom Bernardo|
|Directed by||Kevin Dowling|
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"Follow the Money"
The episode is rated TV-MA for "adult content, adult language," and "graphic violence."
At Cemetery, Officers Pierce and Rhodes lead a procession carrying George Irving's casket, with Connie, Irvin, Billets, Bosch, Edgar, Mankiewicz, Johnson, Moore, Arceneaux, Edgewood, Chief Tenzer, Mayor Ramos, Jen Kowski, Richard O'Shea and his wife in attendance. The officers perform a three-volley salute before Tenzer presents the American flag to Connie.
After the funeral, Irvin confronts Arceneaux and demands to know what happened the night George was killed, but Arceneaux insists that he was instructed not to discuss the events with anyone until his hearing. Irving warns the officer that he cannot hide the truth forever, and Arceneaux leaves; the Deputy Chief then spots Bosch as the detective recovers one of the shell casings from the lawn before leaving.
That night, at the LAPD Headquarters Building, Irving enters the Robbery-Homicide Division and searches the Task Force offices before finding and photographing information on Arceneaux and Maureen O'Grady. He then reviews the security footage from the shooting before examining and photographing a whiteboard outlining the events and people connected with George's murder. Finally, he takes a pair of DVDs of security footage from George's murder book.
At his house in the Hollywood Hills, Bosch deposits the shell casing from the funeral into a jar of similar casings.
The next morning, at the Hollywood station, Edgar arrives with GPS tracking information from Tony Allen's car on the night of his murder; he explains that Allen stopped for two minutes on Mulholland Drive a mile and a half from where his car and body were found and three miles from his house, at a time that matches his final phone call with Layla. Edgar further explains that the GPS information goes back three years, and Bosch asks to review it.
At Hidden Highlands, Veronica Allen meets with Carl Nash at the guard gate to inform him that her lawyer notified her that her late husband's affairs should be on the probate docket soon. Nash warns Veronica that they must behave as if they're being watched, though she admits that patience is not her greatest virtue before leaving the neighborhood.
Elsewhere in the city, Veronica visits a house, having brought a packet of documents.
At the Irving residence, Irvin arrives home and speaks with Craig, who explains that Connie suffered a panic attack after returning home from the funeral. Irvin explains that he only wants to pick up fresh clothes, but Craig insists that Connie doesn't want to see her husband.
At the Hollywood station, Eleanor drops off Maddie for dinner with Bosch; while Maddie uses the bathroom, Bosch explains to Eleanor that an undercover federal agent had gone missing from Joey Marks' operation two years previously, and suggests that blood from the trunk of Allen's car may have belonged to that agent. He gives her the GPS tracking information from Allen's car, theorizing that the location of the body may be contained in the three-year record. Bosch tells Eleanor to give the information to Special Agent Griffin as a show of effort toward her deal.
At the Omni Hotel, Bosch meets with Irving, and finds several whiteboards throughout the room papered with printouts from the security footage and information about Arceneaux and his associates. Irving explains that George had been working undercover with Internal Affairs; he tells Bosch that RHD believes that George's death was the result of gang retaliation, though he insists that his son was murdered when his operation was discovered. Irving suggests that Chief Tenzer and Mayor Ramos will attempt to delay the investigation until after the election, and asks Bosch to work the case with him in secret.
That night, at his house in the Hollywood Hills, Bosch watches the city from his balcony as he considers Irving's request.
The next morning, Bosch watches Detectives Conniff and Espinosa enter the Demitasse Café before receiving a call from Edgar, who reminds Bosch that they were going to visit the crime scene on Mulholland Drive. Bosch claims that something came up downtown, and Edgar agrees to go to Mulholland on his own.
Inside Demitasse, Bosch encounters Conniff and Espinosa, and they admit that their investigation is being dictated by the Chief's office, and that Tenzer may be hampering their progress due to Irving's endorsement of O'Shea in the mayoral race.
On Mulholland Drive, Edgar arrives at the location of Allen's murder.
At Echo Park Lake, Eleanor meets with Special Agent Griffin to discuss the missing federal agent, explaining that Allen drove from Los Angeles to Las Vegas on the night of the agent's disappearance, stayed for six hours, and returned before dawn the next morning, and that he took a detour on his return trip to a desolate area off Highway 15, where he stopped for an hour-and-a-half.
At a gym, Irving works out on a heavy bag before receiving a phone call from Bosch, and the two agree to meet downtown.
At the Omni Hotel, Bosch and Irving review the security footage of George's murder; the detective claims that the incident looks like a robbery, but Irving claims that his son was wearing a wire which was stolen on the night of his murder. Bosch determines that they'll have to interview Arceneaux.
At Arceneaux's residence, Bosch watches the officer leave the house.
At a gym, Arceneaux works out until he receives a call from Irving ordering the officer to return to his house; Irving assures Arceneaux that he believes the officer knew nothing about the hit on George. Eddie agrees to meet, and Irving instructs him to leave through the back of the gym; outside, Arceneaux finds Bosch waiting.
Bosch delivers Arceneaux to his house; once inside, Bosch knocks Arceneaux to the floor and zipties his hands behind his back. Irving reveals that he knows that Arceneaux's crew robbed the drop-house the previous week, threatening to turn Arceneaux over to Carlos Vega and the Mexican Mafia if he does not give up the names of the man who killed George and the man who ordered the hit. Arceneaux denies involvement in the murder, and admits that Carl Nash ordered George killed, while Nick Riley from the West Bureau Narcotics Division may have been the triggerman.
Outside, Bosch theorizes that Nash may also have been hired by Veronica Allen to kill her husband, and suggests investigating Nash in relation to that case in order to force him to give up everyone involved in George's murder. Irving agrees, and spots Arceneaux's quadcopter.
Inside, Arceneaux explains that he first met Nash to buy a throw-away gun, at which point Nash recruited him, and admits to working with Maureen O'Grady, Nick Riley, and Bernardo Piccinini. He denies knowing anything about the murder of Tony Allen, and Bosch releases him; Irving orders the officer to tell RHD what he knows and make a deal within 24 hours, or his name and address will be released to the Mexican Mafia.
Outside, Bosch offers to give Nash's name to RHD, and Irving admits that if Arceneaux hadn't given up Nash's name, the Deputy Chief would have turned the officer over to the Mexican Mafia.
That night, at El Compadre, Bosch meets with Conniff and explains that Carl Nash sold weapons to Eddie Arceneaux.
At the Hollywood station, Edgar receives a call from Bosch, and admits that he found no evidence at the scene of Allen's murder, but that he located Allen's suitcase at the bottom of the hill. Bosch then explains that he learned that Nash sells weapons, and suggests looking into the former investigator.
The next morning, Edgar drives to Hidden Highlands to confirm that Nash is working. Bosch and Irving break into Nash's house; in the bedroom, Irving spots a packet of documents hidden inside a ceiling vent, while Bosch discovers an American Security gun safe in the garage. In the packet, Irving finds photographs of Tony Allen, Layla, and Rykov, and Bosch theorizes that Nash used the information to stage Allen's murder such that it looked like a mob hit. He suggests that they get a search warrant so that they can obtain the photographs legally, after which they can determine whether the murder was Nash's idea or Veronica's.
At Hidden Highlands, Arceneaux meets with Nash, who checks the officer for a wire before demanding his phone and watch. Arceneaux obliges, and Nash throws the items out the car window; Arceneaux then explains that Irving interrogated him, and reveals that the drop-house they robbed belonged to the Mexican Mafia. He admits that he was asked about Tony Allen, but denies having given up any names; Arceneaux then demands his share of the proceeds from the Allen job, but Nash insists that he won't have it for several more days. Nash advises the officer to go home, and promises to advance his share the next day so that Arceneaux can flee Los Angeles.
That night, Bosch and Irving watch the footage from Arceneaux's quadcopter, which shows Arceneaux, Piccinini, Riley, O'Grady, and Nash at the oil pumpjack. Bosch explains that he will get a search warrant to Nash's house the next day in order to secure the photographs of Allen, Layla, and Rykov, after which he will arrest Nash for Tony Allen's murder. Irving insists on taking part in the arrest, and Bosch agrees, despite advising against it.
That night, Nash returns home and opens his gun safe to examine the arsenal inside. He then heads to his bedroom, where he finds a loose screw on the floor, which he discovers came from the ceiling vent; he then discovers the packet of photographs hidden there, and realizes that Veronica planted the pictures in order to frame him for her husband's murder.
At the Arceneaux residence, Eddie drinks in the living room while watching TV.
Outside, a pair of officers watch Arceneaux's house.
Later, Eddie is woken in his living room by O'Grady, who claims to have Arceneaux's money. Riley then emerges from the dining room and shoots Eddie.
Outside, the officers hear the shot and rush into the house.
- Titus Welliver as Harry Bosch
- Jamie Hector as Jerry Edgar
- Amy Aquino as Grace Billets
- Sarah Clarke as Eleanor Wish
- Madison Lintz as Maddie Bosch
- Jeri Ryan as Veronica Allen
- with Brent Sexton as Carl Nash
- and Lance Reddick as Irvin Irving
- James Ransome as Eddie Arceneaux
- Erika Alexander as Constance Irving
- Steven Culp as Richard O'Shea
- Troy Evans as Barrel Johnson
- Gregory Scott Cummins as Robert Moore
- Scott Klace as John Mankiewicz
- Leisha Hailey as Maureen O'Grady
- Yancey Arias as Hector Ramos
- Daya Vaidya as Jen Kowski
- Jeff Griggs as John Tenzer
- John Marshall Jones as Jay Griffin
- David Marciano as Brad Conniff
- Jacqueline Piñol as Julie Espinosa
- Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine as Craig
- Nick Gomez as Riley
- Deji LaRay as Edgewood
- Leslie Stevens as Patricia O'Shea
- DaJuan Johnson as Pierce
- Jason Sims-Prewitt as Officer Rhodes
- Dawn Frances as Ruth
- Carol Avery as Georgia Cole
- John Russo as Honor Guard Officer
- Katie Fountain as Lady in Leotard
- Marcus Anderson as Trainer
- Laura Schiff, CSA - Casting
- and Carrie Audino, CSA - Casting
- Jesse Voccia - Music
- Terrill Lee Lankford - Consulting Producer
- Diane Frolov - Consulting Producer
- & Andrew Schneider - Consulting Producer
- Tom Smuts - Co-Executive Producer
- William N. Fordes - Co-Executive Producer
- Mikkel Bondesen - Executive Producer
- Jan David Frouman - Executive Producer
- Pieter Jan Brugge - Executive Producer
- Henrik Bastin - Executive Producer
- Michael Connelly - Executive Producer
- Eric Overmyer - Executive Producer
- Michael Connelly - Based on the Novels by
- Eric Overmyer - Developed for television by
- Tom Smuts - Written for television by
- Tom Bernardo - Written for television by
- Kevin Dowling - Director
- Mark Douglas - Co-Producer
- Jamie Boscardin Martin - Associate Producer
- Francesco Tignini - Unit Production Manager
- Ian Calip - First Assistant Director
- Kathleen D. Brennan - Second Assistant Director
- Joseph E. Gallagher - Director of Photography
- Chester Kaczenski - Production Designer
- Kevin Casey - Editor
- Catherine Adair - Costume Designer
- Joe Gonzalez - Story Editor
- Tom Bernardo - Staff Writer
- Paul Schreiber - Supervising Location Manager
- Marc Dabe - Art Director
- Betty Berberian - Set Decorator
- Margery Kimbrough - Script Supervisor
- Helen Geier, CSA - Casting
- Tim Marcia - Technical Consultant
- Mitzi Roberts - Technical Consultant
- Rick Jackson - Technical Consultant
- The Robbery-Homicide Division Task Force phone number is (213) 072-9121, while the Division's inside line is (213) 178-3187.
- George Irving's murder book is labeled DR # 15-09-39276.
- As in "`Tis the Season," Bosch keeps the photographs of Chin Ching Yu, "Divina Rosa," and "Cielo Azul" on his desk.
- Eleanor references Harvey Keitel's role as Winston Wolfe in Pulp Fiction when discussing Tony Allen's potential role as a "clean-up guy."
- X was last heard from on 24 December 2014.
- The license plate on Bosch's Jeep Cherokee is 6PCI473.
- The license plate on Arceneaux's stolen Toyota is 2SAQ321
- The license plate on Carl Nash's Hidden Highlands security vehicle is 6Q49983.
- The password to Nash's gun safe is #070716*.
- The license plate on the car of the officers watching Arceneaux's house is 5PCI212.
- "(Bosch 2x01)"
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|"Trunk Music" • "The Thing About Secrets" • "Victim of the Night" • "Who's Lucky Now?" • "Gone"|
"Heart Attack" • "Exit Time" • "Follow the Money" • "Queen of Martyrs" • "Everybody Counts"