The Red Line

October 2019

Season 1 Episode 1 - We Must All Care

4.0 11 x
On the north side of Chicago, Daniel Calder is a high school history teacher mourning the death of his husband, an African American doctor who was shot while unarmed by a white cop. As Daniel tries to comfort their grieving daughter, Jira, the two butt heads. On the south side, Tia Young scours news of the shooting, torn b...

Season 1 Episode 2 - We Are Each Other's Harvest

4.0 3 x
Grieving widower Daniel Calder files a civil suit against Officer Paul Evans, the cop who shot his unarmed husband. Meanwhile, Daniel's adopted daughter, Jira, tries to connect with her birth mother, Tia Young, who is conflicted about meeting her daughter. Paul is assigned a new partner on the force, Officer Diego Carranza.

Season 1 Episode 3 - For We Meet By One Or The Other

3.0 3 x
After hearing Paul's testimony about Harrison's shooting, Daniel has an angry outburst that puts his lawsuit against Paul at risk. Also, Jira's first meeting with her birth mother, Tia, doesn't go as she expected.

Season 1 Episode 4 - We Need Glory For A While

3.0 3 x
Tia finds herself making enemies after she gives a powerful speech against Paul Evans and the Chicago Police Department. Also, Paul's life takes an upturn after he performs a heroic act that makes him a momentary hero.

Season 1 Episode 5 - One Day We May Be More Than A Body

4.0 23 x
Daniel, reeling over disturbing information he discovered about Harrison, seeks comfort from his colleague - and Jira's teacher - Liam Bhat. Also, Jira causes waves when she speaks up in defense of Tia during Tia's debate with incumbent Alderman Nathan Gordon.

Season 1 Episode 6 - We Turn Up This Music Louder Than A Mother's Cry

3.0 4 x
Daniel fears for Jira's safety after receiving a threatening phone call warning her to stop speaking out about the shooting. Also, Jira rallies her classmates to walk out of school to march against police brutality.

Season 1 Episode 7 - I Must Tell You What We Have Inherited

4.0 2 x
Tia's campaign for alderman is in jeopardy after it is revealed that Jira is her daughter, whom she gave up for adoption. Also, in order to help indict Paul, Daniel tries to find the anonymous sender of the security tape that shows him shooting Harrison.

Season 1 Episode 8 - The Victory Alone Is Note The Change We Seek

3.0 12 x
Tia receives a financial windfall from an unlikely source, putting her back in the race for Alderman against Nathan Gordon. Also, Paul makes a profound and life-changing revelation about himself.