9:30pm – Thursday, February 10 on FOUR
FOUR’s brand new buddy-cop series, The Good Guys comes to our screens this week when the series premieres on Thursday, February 10th at 9:30pm on FOUR.
The Good Guys sees Bradley Whitford portraying Dan Stark, an aging cop with a chip on his shoulder. Dan was a great cop back in the past, but an incident forced him to drinking and changed his personal and professional live.
Today he is paired with Jack Bailey, a young, eager cop played by Colin Hanks. Jack resents being paired with this unconventional old guy. He is looking to advance his career, but sees this assignment as basically baby sitting the old codger.
“I think my character is actually a great cop,” Whitford explains to Buddy TV, “and it turns out that we turn out to be wonderful crime-solvers. You know, but there are challenges. I mean, there’s a little bit of a drinking issue for me, not too big, but I think…it’s the lighter side of lechery and alcoholism, the fun side.”
And it was this side of his character that attracted the actor to the project: “For me it was just reading a lot of stuff in which I’m sort of sent the straight-man stuff, but I don’t really get to say anything funny,” he explains.
“And this was a script in which I actually got to say funny stuff back. So it was really much more of a duo that plays off each other, as opposed to one sane person amidst a group of crazy people going, ‘This is so nuts’.”
Likewise, it was the series’ witty banter that attracted Hanks to The Good Guys. “I just want to be able to sort of have a little bit of, you know, sort of witty banter back and forth, and since Dan and Jack met, they haven’t stopped with the witty banter back and forth!”
Make sure not to miss this meeting when the brand new The Good Guys premiers on Thursday, February 10th at 9:30pm on FOUR.