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Copper
First Aired: August 12nd, 2012
Status: Ended
Genre: Drama, Action
Network: BBC America
Summary: The series centers on Kevin Corcoran, an Irish immigrant policeman trying to keep the peace in the historical Five Points neighborhood in 1860s New York City while searching for information on the disappearance of his wife and death of his daughter. It explores the aftermath of the American Civil War as well as the social stratification involving New York's aristocracy and African American population.
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# of Episodes: 23
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Season 2
Home, Sweet Home
Episode 1: Home, Sweet Home
Air Date: June 23rd, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: February 5, 1865. Five Points remains a bedlam. Young men are dying and disappearing at an alarming rate and a career criminal is terrorizing the Sixth Ward. With pressures from Tammany Hall raining down upon the police force, Detective Kevin Corcoran and the coppers of the Sixth Ward must follow the guidance of returned ward leader, General Brendan Donovan. Meanwhile, Doctor Matthew Freeman visits his mentor and is presented with an attractive offer that will cause a rift in his marriage. Uptown, Robert Morehouse and Elizabeth Haverford make plans for their wedding and Confederate spy Kennedy’s execution. In the tombs, Francis Maguire is set to learn his fate.
Aileen Aroon
Episode 2: Aileen Aroon
Air Date: June 30th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: As more corpses of young men are found and others continue to disappear, Corcoran leaves no stone unturned in his search for answers. General Brendan Donovan employs unseemly tactics to keep the murders out of the press. Meanwhile, as Sara readies herself to attend a dinner with Frederick Douglass at the Morehouse mansion, Doctor Matthew Freeman makes a drastic decision for the health of his community – forcing her to confront her past. With his fate decided, Maguire must fend for himself and realign his allegiances.
The Children of the Battlefield
Episode 3: The Children of the Battlefield
Air Date: July 7th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: Corcoran closes in on the parties responsible for the kidnapping and murder of young Five Points men. As the pressure to capture the culprits grows, he is forced to choose between fealty to the badge and loyalty to loved ones. Francis Maguire embraces his new position in the underworld, rapidly climbing the ladder of New York City’s criminal elite. Robert Morehouse and Elizabeth Haverford exchange vows – though the evening will prove to be nothing like either anticipated.
I Defy Thee to Forget
Episode 4: I Defy Thee to Forget
Air Date: July 14th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: The Sixth Precinct’s search for the killer of a fellow officer is derailed as Annie Reilly creates a rift in the Corcoran home. Meanwhile, Madame Eva Heissen – attempting to preserve a secret she has carried for months – discovers an unlikely ally in General Brendan Donovan. Elizabeth Morehouse soothes her troubled conscience by aiding the Freemans in their quest for Sara’s mother and Francis Maguire finds himself crossing paths with his old friends – to surprising results.
A Morning Song
Episode 5: A Morning Song
Air Date: July 21st, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: Five Points falls into a state of panic as a community safe haven is seized by one of the deadliest men in New York City. With both coppers and civilians at the mercy of a brilliant but unstable force, Detectives Kevin Corcoran and Andrew O'Brien, with Doctor Matthew Freeman and several coppers, race against time to restore peace to the Sixth Ward. As the coppers defend their home against an unrelenting foe, Francis Maguire sees an opportunity to settle a score with Corcoran.
To One Shortly to Die
Episode 6: To One Shortly to Die
Air Date: July 28th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: A murder demands Detective Kevin Corcoran work closely with an unlikely partner as General Brendan Donovan is eager to close the case cleanly. Meanwhile, Robert Morehouse makes a difficult decision regarding the trial of Kennedy, leading to a surprising change in the proceedings. With spring on the horizon, the Freemans welcome a loved one back into their arms and home; while Madame Eva Heissen and Ellen Corcoran discover shared secrets they both wrestle to keep hidden.
The Hope Too Bright to Last
Episode 7: The Hope Too Bright to Last
Air Date: August 4th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: In his investigation, Detective Kevin Corcoran finds himself at an unusual dead end. Doctor Matthew Freeman is faced with the outbreak of a new and troubling illness sweeping Five Points. While Elizabeth tries to help with the Morehouse business, General Brendan Donovan enlists Madame Eva Heissen to gain leverage within his own affairs.
Ashes Denote the Fire That Was
Episode 8: Ashes Denote the Fire That Was
Air Date: August 18th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: The greater COPPER family – Uptown and Five Points alike – gather around Detective Kevin Corcoran, who is reeling from a shocking loss. In a quest to cure the illness sweeping Five Points on a grander scale, Doctor Matthew Freeman steps beyond his role as physician. Robert Morehouse finds himself fighting to ensure that a tumultuous chapter of his past is dead and buried, and that he and his loved ones lives will continue to thrive.
Think Gently of the Erring
Episode 9: Think Gently of the Erring
Air Date: August 25th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: Returning to the Precinct, Detective Kevin Corcoran is staggered when he discovers a new investigation has one close to him in chains. Racing to free his friend, Corcoran seeks help from those in power. However, General Brendan Donovan is consumed by an upcoming, major political and business move. Meanwhile, Doctor Matthew Freeman approaches Robert Morehouse to suggest a joint effort to aid the city.
The Fine Ould Irish Gentleman
Episode 10: The Fine Ould Irish Gentleman
Air Date: September 1st, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: Detective Kevin Corcoran begins to question the motives behind strongholds of the Five Points community, and he solicits coppers of the Sixth Precinct to suss out the truth. In a collision of public and private spheres, Robert Morehouse’s marriage creates strife in his business ventures. The Freeman family struggles to maintain their freedom and well-being while confronting bigots in their community.
Good Heart and Willing Hand
Episode 11: Good Heart and Willing Hand
Air Date: September 8th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: Looming devastation to Five Points forces Detective Kevin Corcoran to take drastic, irrevocable action. Injuries old and new push Doctor Matthew Freeman to the breaking point. As Elizabeth Morehouse spirals further into addiction, intervention comes from the unlikeliest of sources.
Beautiful Dreamer
Episode 12: Beautiful Dreamer
Air Date: September 15th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: On the move, evading retaliation, Detective Kevin Corcoran works to remain hidden while seeing through events he set in motion. Old loyalties are tested and unlikely friends are made as the people of Five Points and uptown struggle to maintain their foothold in a city driven by vengeance. A catastrophic national event shatters the hope of smooth post-war recovery for not only the people of New York City, but also the United States at large.
The Place I Called My Home
Episode 13: The Place I Called My Home
Air Date: September 22nd, 2013, 12:00 AM
Summary: In the wake of national tragedy, Detective Kevin Corcoran reels like the rest of the country. As Corcoran mourns with Robert Morehouse and Doctor Matthew Freeman, the three men decide to join a national effort once more. For the three friends, the mission elicits memories from the battlefield, resurfaces faces from the past, and creates opportunity for Five Points chaos to continue unabated.
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