Exclusive First Look: The Following's Ryan Is Deputized -- Will He Abuse His Newfound Power?

Ryan Hardy’s hunt for Joe Carroll’s cult of acolytes will become slightly less difficult this Monday on The Following (Fox, 9/8c) when the ex-FBI agent is officially deputized — aka he finally gets his gun back.

The following exclusive clip finds Parker (played by Annie Parisse) reluctantly swearing in Hardy (Kevin Bacon) for duty — but not before she makes it clear that stunts like the near-fatal one he and Weston (Shawn Ashmore) pulled in last week’s installment will no longer be tolerated.

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Press PLAY below to watch the moment unfold, then hit the comments with your predictions: Will Ryan abuse his newfound power?

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