Rookie Blue Preview: Gail Goes Undercover as [Spoiler] Returns in a 'Nail-Biting' Two-Parter

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Rookie Blue Charlotte SullivanRookie Blue goes undercover this Thursday (ABC, 10/9c) when the cops of the 15th Precinct chase a killer with a type: blonde call girls in their mid-20s. Naturally, Gail (Charlotte Sullivan) volunteers to pose as a high-end escort, complete with a how-to-play-a-hooker tutorial from training officer Noelle. But the case will turn complicated when the rookie goes from bait to possible victim, setting the stage for a tense two-parter concluding on Aug. 9.

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“It’s a great couple of episodes,” raves Enuka Okuma, who plays detective-in-training Traci Nash. “All I can say is it’s really exciting, it’s nail-biting, and it was really fun for all the actors to play.” She adds that the high-stakes arc will also set the season “off in a whole other direction.”

Could the new trajectory have something to do with the possible “ultimate sacrifice” teased in the official description for the Aug. 9 episode? Earlier this season, star Missy Peregrym predicted that viewers would “go crazy over” over a situation that “really throws a rift through [all the characters].”

Rookie Blue Eric JohnsonWhether someone will bite the bullet remains a mystery, but we can confirm that Eric Johnson’s Det. Luke Callaghan will return in the second half of the two-parter. Last Andy – and the audience – heard in the Season 3 premiere, Luke had vanished after taking a gig with the gang task force. But recent events at the precinct draw him back to his old stomping grounds to assist with the investigation.

“He comes in on a really big case and stays with us,” executive producer Tassie Cameron tells TVLine. “Luke fans can rest assured he will be joining us again, but we wanted to give him a little pause and let the Andy/Sam stuff breathe without her ex right there in the picture.”

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Consider the new couple’s respite officially over. While the detective reappears with “a lot on his plate professionally,” he still manages to stir things up for his former fiancée. “He causes some conflict between Andy and Sam, but perhaps not in the way you’d expect,” teases the EP.

Meanwhile, if you sensed some vibes between Luke and Gail when they worked together last season, you are most definitely not crazy. There are no plans for the pair to share a romance this year, but “it’s something we’re holding [onto for later],” says Cameron. “Luke and Gail have really interesting chemistry together on screen. You’ll see that, I hope, a little bit in Season 3.”

Rookie Blue fans, are you excited to see Luke back? Would you like to see a Gail/Luke romance?

Comments (53)

  • I spotted the connection between Luke and Gail towards the end of season 2, but it’s still a no from me. Honestly, for someone who has high hopes in being a cop, Gail is basically being that female character that has to get with every male characters. I.e. Chris, (almost) Dov, Nick and (possibly) Luke. I’m sorry writers, but don’t ruin this character by having her go back and fourth between all of the guys.

    Comment by Jarrod – July 26, 2012 06:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • To tell the truth i dont care if they end up together as long as he stays away from SAM AND ANDY

      Comment by christine cashman – July 26, 2012 08:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I swear I love Andy n Sam together I will stop watching rookie blue if they separate :(

        Comment by rijuta tyagi – August 8, 2012 11:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • I completely agree Andy and Sam should stay together they was meant to be with each other since day one i will not watch the show anymore if they breakup they have been through to much as it is.

          Comment by Ashley – August 10, 2012 06:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • me to,iris

          Comment by iris – September 6, 2012 07:25 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Agreed. I’d rather they just put her back with Dov but I’m guessing that’s over.

      Comment by dude – July 26, 2012 09:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I agree. She should stick with Nick.

      Comment by Linda Painter – August 8, 2012 06:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • What a lame show. Lame, stiff acting, predictable plots, boring characters that are just plain silly. Lame, lame, lame

    Comment by Ali – July 26, 2012 07:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I do not agree with anthing you said i think the acting is very good and not boring the show is very good no way is it lame,stiff acting or boring characters, i guess you wont be watching again then

      Comment by christine cashman – July 26, 2012 08:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • then watch something else, and leave your comments to yourself.. its haters like you that will get the show cancelled!…

      Comment by lory – July 26, 2012 08:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Show already got renewed for a 4th season so breathe easy.

        Comment by jared – July 26, 2012 09:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Haters need something to hate! Let them. Don’t get yourself worked up! Rookie Blue is sooo much better than so many American shows. It was love at first sight! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! They’re awesome! <3

        Comment by Barbie Furtado – July 26, 2012 09:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • No offence but if its such a bad and lame show why are you wasting your time commenting on this website, the truth is this show is amazing and you’re too stupid to realise that.

      Comment by jackie – July 27, 2012 09:13 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I agree with what you said. She should go watch some scripted reality show.

        Comment by Linda Painter – August 8, 2012 06:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Hater…

      Comment by Antonyms34 – July 28, 2012 08:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

      Comment by kassidee – July 28, 2012 02:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I wish they’d do something else with Tracy. I don’t particularly like her with Jerry…

    I’d actually like to see her with Chris–he’s shown some paternal instincts on the show and is good with kids. I’d like to see him form an attachment with Tracy’s son (which Jerry seems to lack) and have his relationship with Tracy develop from there.

    Comment by pecola – July 26, 2012 08:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Jerry is the one who dies ;,,,(

      Comment by skylar – August 11, 2012 12:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Mmm, yeah, I’m not pleased with what they keep doing with Gail, it’s cold sauce between her and just about every younger stud-ish guy on the show. They love making her sass them all and think it means she has chemistry everywhere. I’m not feeling it. Thaw her out and make it work with someone, damn. I’m not even interested.
    I’d rather they got another female in as a regular so Gail’s not all there is, as well as figure out what to do with Chris, and take Dov and Crystal to the next level. I’d love some diverse sexualities on this show as well.

    Comment by Ian – July 26, 2012 08:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I agree. Gail is a straight up bitch. She critisizes everyone, yells at everyone, thinks she’s the most awesome person ever and then she’s confused to why people hate her? Personally, I don’t see how guys fall in love with her.

      But a big HELL NO to Dov and Crystal. It’s a relationship based on guilt on Dov’s end and anger on Crystal’s end. It’s very dysfunctional and I have no doubt that if they do pursue a relationship, it will not end well. Give back Sue/Dov. But yeah, do something with Chris.

      Comment by Jessica Nightflame Desrocher – July 26, 2012 09:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I agree with your statement. I loved dov and sue. Chris can get with that new detective they are bringing on. I just hope they dont break up Sam and Andy. I would probably stop watching the show.

        Comment by Linda Painter – August 8, 2012 06:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Well we all know Andy does not die and from what Tassie said about Gail and Luke she does not die either so I do not think anyone dies.
    I am so looking forward to tonight.

    Comment by sarah – July 26, 2012 08:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I Read Some Where That It Said. Either, Jerry, Noelle, Or Oliver Dies :’( ….Either Way. It’s Gonna Have An Inpact On EveryOne At 15.

      Comment by kassidee – July 27, 2012 11:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I wasn’t a fan of Luke with Andy, but I’d like to see him come back to the precinct professionally. As for a possible relationship with Gail, I did spot the chemistry last season, but the new rookie has really grown on me and I’d like to see Gail with him. But honestly, as long as Andy and Sam are good, I couldn’t care less. :)

    Comment by Mikaylah – July 26, 2012 09:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I am glad Luke is back because i like Eric Johnson but please no more Luke and Andy. I want sam and andy to be together. I actually like Gail with new rookie nick. I think their chemistry is hot! I heard that rookie blue is casting 2 new female characters for season 4. Lets put one of these new gals for Luke. Someone does die on rookie blue this season. Of course, I wont spoil who is it..

    Comment by Nikki – July 26, 2012 10:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • i AGREE sam and andy all the way,i hope luck does,nt cause to much trouble for sam and andy,i know the go threw a hard patch but i do hope they stay together

      Comment by christine cashman – July 26, 2012 11:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • who is going to die we need to know i love them all. Sam and Andy all the way.

      Comment by Betti Blair – July 26, 2012 02:54 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Jerry died ;,,,,,(

        Comment by skylar – August 11, 2012 12:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • when I read an interview long ago, it was said that losing that specific member in rookie blue will have major impact on sammy… so I’m guessing, Oliver… what do you guys think? as for Luke/Gail… I noticed that the writers were trying to get them together, they’re both cheaters, so at first I thought Whatever.. but now? I really hope that they won’t go that way… I like her with Nick, he humanizes her, give us a chance to know her soft side… Let Luke get a new girl, but none of andy’s rookie friends…please
      And I really hope that by causing some conflict between Andy & Sam, it won’t lead to a break up between the last two…
      Sam needs Andy to give him some stability in his life, I have a feeling he didn’t have much love or happiness throughout his life… and Andy needs to loosen up a bit… she has got everything planned in her life, she needs to improvise & Sammy’s perfect for her.

      Comment by anakl – July 26, 2012 03:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I Read Somewhere That The Person Who Dies Is Either….Noelle, Jerry, Or Oliver! So If It Has A Huge Impact On Sammy, Then It’s Either Oliver Or Jerry :’( But, I’m Guessing It’s Jerry. Because, I’ve Seen The Extended Promo For 3×09 And Jerry Is Fighting With Some Guy, And Jerry Doesn’t Get Back Up :\ But That’s Not Fair, Jerry Was Supposed To Marry Traci! if He Dies, Imma Cry :’(

        Comment by kassidee – July 27, 2012 11:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • No, Please(: Spoil Who It Is?????

      Comment by kassidee – July 27, 2012 11:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I picked up this show only recently, frankly I’d love to see Andy back with Luke, Luke deserves Andy, Andy needs to give him a second chance.

      Comment by peggy – August 4, 2012 12:04 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I picked up on something between Luke and Gail last season, maybe just that they’ll become friends. They work well together.

    Comment by Lauren – July 26, 2012 11:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Dov,Chris,Nick and now Luke.She’s moved on from rookies to detectives.What’s next,Jerry? Oh,c’mon. Gail has more than enough love interests.

    Comment by M. – July 26, 2012 11:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like her with dov better.

    Comment by michelle – July 26, 2012 01:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Dov and Gail weren’t even a thing. He said he had feelings for her while drunk and that was about it. and with Luke they only flirted so.

    Comment by Russ – July 26, 2012 01:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Honestly I don’t know why Luke should even be there. And have Gail back with Diaz.

    Comment by Alex – July 26, 2012 09:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yes please!!! Fire & Ice, Gail and Chris! They were so much fun and it was so sweet how Chris softened her up!

      Comment by astrid – July 26, 2012 10:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • People! Focus on the clues… Jerry is going to die.

    Comment by Jennifer Jones – July 27, 2012 03:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • that would explain why Sam is going to be affected by the death of a team member… if it isn’t Oliver, who already had several personal issues this season, then you’re right… it must be Jerry… Sam’s close to him, he’s going to be his best man, it will definitely be a major lost for him. Let’s just hope he can find the support he needs in Andy and that Luke doesn’t screw sam & andy’s relationship…
      that guy in the last episode said that Tracy wasn’t going to marry Jerry… maybe that’s what he meant.

      Comment by anakl – July 27, 2012 05:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Way To Throw It Out There. But I Swear If Jerry Dies…I’m Going To Cry :’(

      Comment by kassidee – July 27, 2012 11:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nobody seems to be talking about th fact that Gail gets ABDUCTED!!!!!
    She’ll be more introverted, and probably won’t date anyone in this sweet cycle of the sun!
    It’s gonna be so awesome… That biotch deserves it…

    Comment by Antonyms34 – July 28, 2012 08:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Wow that’s just rude she’s not even a real person dude

      Comment by Alli – August 3, 2012 08:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Honestly I never really liked the whole Tracy and Jerry romance but to lose him will definitely be a blow. And with Andy having to be there for Sam and for Tracy, all the while fighting her own little every day dramas can’t be good either. Fully agree on the whole I’m-A-superslut-Gail routine, she’s really into Nick they should leave it there, and work on a relationship for the two. As for Luke returning, well…as long as he stays away from Sam and Andy cuz I will hurt someone. They deserve happiness and they’re good together. Really compliment each other well….and damn us fans have waited long enough for that romance to happen. I would like to see more flirting going on there though. (^_^) Dov and Chris must stay bachelors, they’re way more fun that way. I can’t believe there’s only a few episodes left though, how long to wait for season 4…another year??? *crying uncontrolably* and yo haters, get ur ass of this page, you know this isnt the comment page for Criminal Minds right? Bounce!!!!!!

    Comment by Millie DuP – August 2, 2012 06:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I so don’t want him to break Andy and Sam up!!! I don’t care if he gets with Gail or not, though I did hope that she would get with Nick for real.

    Comment by sandy – August 9, 2012 08:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow! Spoiler!!!! Following…. I cried this was a very sad episode! Glad Gail is ok even though her character is so so… I believe the true Gail is going to be shown now… I hope she is single for a bit at least until she can stop fighting that she loves Nick.
    I like Andy & Sam together,but something exciting needs to happen… I like that Luke is back:) can’t wait until next week…

    Comment by adifferentlifestyle – August 9, 2012 09:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I’m glad that Luke’s back… but I so don’t want him w/Gail. As for Sam/Andy/Luke, it seems like Luke is behaving himself just fine, although Sam, not so much… it’s just sad, that Jerry’s death is going to keep Sam and Andy apart when they need each other for support… I’m mad at Sam for blaming Andy for Jerry’s death… stupid, just plain stupid… letting her go while her ex returns to the precinct, now that’s risky… but I believe that Luke is not going to try anything w/Andy again.
      From what I saw Sam is behaving like a brat, he really has commitment issues… one day he’s worried about Andy, the next he’s being rude to her, blaming her for what happened, and stating that he can’t be a cop & be w/her… if that the case..he doesn’t deserve her at all… he need to separate things (work/life) & keep the woman he has right beside him. If he doesn’t realize what he has in life, specially Andy’s role in it… I guess Luke was the better choice for her, even after cheating on her.

      Comment by anakl – August 10, 2012 06:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Watching it now…I’m a spoiler fanatic so I had to find out what happened just from the guide’s previews for next week!!! I work 3rds and live on the East coast…just happened to be off tonight so it’s 4am and I know by 5 I’ll be a cryin :*( I like Gail’s chemistry with her ex. She is a character we all love to hate but shows her inner girlie side and we all love to love her then…. Team Sam n Andy!!! Samndy~

    Comment by Brooke – August 10, 2012 01:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rookie Blue is awesome! I’m with the group that’ll probably stop watching if Andy and Sam break up. I think Sam should apologize by proposing to Andy. And why hasn’t he said he loves her. So stupid! Also, Gail and Chris should get back together…forget Nick! I wish they would put more of Oliver and his family issues into shows? Is he back or still separated with his wife? Come on writers!

    Comment by Leigh – August 17, 2012 08:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • i would love to see something between Andy and Luke

    Comment by Ashley – August 23, 2012 09:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • maybe it’s possible… not in a romantic sense but in a professional one… maybe any’s the one Frank suggested to Luke to work w/him in his big OP… maybe when he told Sam to do something about Andy, it was his way of making Sam ac before Andy agrees doing the OP, like Sam did last season…it would make an hell of a cliffhanger if she chose to go & work unercover & only return the next season, making Sammy very nervous & desperate to have her back safe & sound… maybe then he could say: I love you.
      I loved Luke & Andy, but I wanted to see Sam & Andy, now that he was stupid to let her go, maybe we could see more Luke & Andy professionally, because they’re an amazing team (on the job).

      Comment by anakl – August 24, 2012 06:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Season 3 only started here in South Africa last night, so I’m not as up to speed. But I love that Luke will be coming back. 15 isn’t the same without him. He gives a certain groundedness. Of course I’ll love for him to have some romance. It doesn’t have to be with Andy. It doesn’t have to be with Gail (although I quite like that idea). But I would really like to see him happy in a relationship.

    Comment by Charisa – September 25, 2012 12:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
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