Video: Is Fox's Backstrom a Rat-Faced Podiatrist, or a Lesbian Terrorist?

Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is good at catching bad guys because of how he puts himself inside their head, as explained in the promo below for Fox’s upcoming crime drama.

Premiering Thursday, Jan. 22 at 9/8c and adapted from the Leif G.W. Persson novels by Bones‘ Hart Hanson, Backstrom stars Rainn Wilson (The Office) as the titular detective, who has recently been appointed head of the Portland police department’s SCU.

Rounding out the cast are Genevieve Angelson (House of Lies), Dennis Haysbert (24), Kristoffer Polaha (Life Unexpected), Beatrice Rosen (The Dark Knight) and Page Kennedy (Weeds). Will you be checking it out?