The "Blue Bloods" episode "Innocence" aired on Oct. 14 on CBS.
I know there are few if any original ideas left, especially for cop shows. So we have the required "Blue Bloods" episode where a cop, Frank, put away an innocent man 18 years ago. He arrested the wrong man in a rape case and the man sits in prison until Erin reopens the case and clears him with DNA evidence. Frank is, of course, upset that he sent the wrong man to prison. The real rapist is found but the statute of limitations has passed and all they can do is try to prevent him from committing new crimes.
Danny and Jackie are on the case of some teens murdered in a park. They later find out a teen girl is expressing sorrow for the crime. Turns out her boyfriend killed the teens for allegedly making fun of him.
The putting the wrong man in prison theme has been beaten to death, and I felt a little disappointed that "Blue Bloods" went there. Maybe they should have them release a guilty man and have him commit more crimes.
Jamie and Renzulli worked together again to hunt down a laptop computer thief. However, things get interesting when they recovered the laptop and found that its owner is a bookie. I am really enjoying the partnership of Jamie and Renzulli. Nicholas Turturro, who plays Renzulli, is a veteran actor and does a great job as a cop teaching a rookie the ropes.
This was not my favorite episode of "Blue Bloods," but I still continue to enjoy the show. I love the diversified cast and probably would watch Tom Selleck in anything. I just hope the show will try to get some fresh ideas (if possible) and not just recycle old cop shows.
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