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* {{Irony}}: Jim notes how it's funny his boss shot him under the assumption Jim was sleeping with the guy's wife when Jim was practically the only cop in the department ''not'' sleeping with the woman.


* CasinoEpisode: In "Honey", Jim Longworth's latest case sends him to the famed Native American-owned Blues Rock Casino, a high-end gambling establishment filled with millions of dollars of rock 'n' roll memorabilia. When the head of the casino, a tribal elder, crashes through a skylight and lands on a roulette table, Longworth must figure out who is behind her mysterious death. Was it suicide or foul play? Jim's first hurdle is getting the smart and sexy Josie Tigertail, a tribal police officer, to allow the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to run point on the investigation.

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* CasinoEpisode: In "Honey", Jim Longworth's latest case sends him to the famed Native American-owned Blues Rock Casino, a high-end gambling establishment filled with millions of dollars of rock 'n' roll memorabilia. When the head of the casino, a tribal elder, crashes through a skylight and lands on a roulette table, Longworth must figure out who is behind her mysterious death. Was it suicide or foul play? Jim's first hurdle is getting the [[FairCop smart and sexy Josie Tigertail, Tigertail]], a tribal police officer, to allow the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to run point on the investigation.


* BrilliantButLazy: Jim Longworth is a brillant cop, but he would rather work on his golf more than his cases. Even his old partner calls him out on how he treats his job as an inconvenience.

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* BrilliantButLazy: Jim Longworth is a brillant brilliant cop, but he would rather work on his golf more than his cases. Even his old partner calls him out on how he treats his job as an inconvenience.


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* CasinoEpisode: In "Honey", Jim Longworth's latest case sends him to the famed Native American-owned Blues Rock Casino, a high-end gambling establishment filled with millions of dollars of rock 'n' roll memorabilia. When the head of the casino, a tribal elder, crashes through a skylight and lands on a roulette table, Longworth must figure out who is behind her mysterious death. Was it suicide or foul play? Jim's first hurdle is getting the smart and sexy Josie Tigertail, a tribal police officer, to allow the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to run point on the investigation.


The show was [[http://insidetv.ew.com/2013/08/30/the-glades-cancelled/ cancelled]] on August 30, 2013, even though the season four finale had an audience of 3.4 million total viewers, which was a season high, and an all-time high for a Glades season finale. Fans are... [[UnderStatement upset]], especially since the show ended on a CliffHanger.

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The show was [[http://insidetv.ew.com/2013/08/30/the-glades-cancelled/ cancelled]] on August 30, 2013, even though the season four finale had an audience of 3.4 million total viewers, which was a season high, and an all-time high for a Glades season finale. Fans are...were... [[UnderStatement upset]], especially since the show ended on a CliffHanger.



** The season finale (which is also the show's finale) has a ''doozy'': Jim is preparing [[spoiler: the house he bought for Callie (her dream house)]] before the wedding. His phone starts ringing, and he hears a knock at the door. He answers, and [[spoiler: is shot twice, collapsing to the floor and desperately trying to reach his phone]].

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** The season four finale (which is also the show's series finale) has a ''doozy'': Jim is preparing [[spoiler: the house he bought for Callie (her dream house)]] before the wedding. His phone starts ringing, and he hears a knock at the door. He answers, and [[spoiler: is shot twice, collapsing to the floor and desperately trying to reach his phone]].


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: One of Jim's hobbies.

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* BrilliantButLazy: Jim Longworth is a brillant cop, but he would rather work on his golf more than his cases. Even his old partner calls him out on how he treats his job as an inconvenience.


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* ReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:After Olgetree finally confesses to killing his wife,]] he threatens to shoot Longworth, all the while telling him that [[ClassClown he acts like a clown]] and that [[TheSlacker he doesn't take his job seriously.]] [[NotEvenBotheringWithAnExcuse Jim even admits that being a cop is a nuisance.]] And when Olgetree asks why he should put up with him, Longworth just says that [[ArmorPiercingResponse he's a better cop than him.]]


%%* {{Adorkable}}: Daniel, full stop.


* FirstEpisodeSpoiler: The reason Jim has no partner is [[spoiler: he unknowingly drove the last one to uxoricide]].

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* FirstEpisodeSpoiler: FirstEpisodeTwist: The reason Jim has no partner is [[spoiler: he unknowingly drove the last one to uxoricide]].

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* DressHitsFloor: Or 'towel hits floor' in this case. In "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves", Callie steps out of the shower wrapped in a ModestyTowel and hears a knock at the door. Thinking it is Jim, she slips off the towel (which tumbles to the floor round her feet) and opens the door. It turns out to be Jim's dad, whom she just gave a NakedFirstImpression. Cue NakedFreakOou.

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* DressHitsFloor: Or 'towel hits floor' in this case. In "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves", Callie steps out of the shower wrapped in a ModestyTowel and hears a knock at the door. Thinking it is Jim, she slips off the towel (which tumbles to the floor round her feet) and opens the door. It turns out to be Jim's dad, whom she just gave a NakedFirstImpression. Cue NakedFreakOou.NakedFreakOut.


* AcquittedTooLate: Terry in 'Breaking 80'.
* {{Adorkable}}: Daniel, full stop.

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* %%* {{Adorkable}}: Daniel, full stop.



* BlackBossLady: Colleen Manus.

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* {{Cliffhanger}}: [[spoiler: Jim and Callie have given in to their passion... and right after that Ray, Callie's husband, calls to say he's being released and he's coming home.]] End season.

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[[spoiler: Jim and Callie have given in to their passion... and right after that Ray, Callie's husband, calls to say he's being released and he's coming home.]] End season.



* DressHitsFloor: Or 'towel hits floor' in this case. In "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves", Callie steps out of the shower wrapped in a towel and hears a knock at the door. Thinking it is Jim, she slips off the towel (which tumbles to the floor round her feet) and opens the door. It turns out to be Jim's dad.

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* DressHitsFloor: Or 'towel hits floor' in this case. In "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves", Callie steps out of the shower wrapped in a towel ModestyTowel and hears a knock at the door. Thinking it is Jim, she slips off the towel (which tumbles to the floor round her feet) and opens the door. It turns out to be Jim's dad.dad, whom she just gave a NakedFirstImpression. Cue NakedFreakOou.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Jim, with emphasis on 'jerk'.

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* NeverSuicide: [[spoiler: Subverted.]]

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* PoliceProcedural
* ProductPlacement: Callie is giving Jim a ride in her SUV and he comments how roomy it is. She tells him that it is perfect for driving her son and his friends to soccer practice. The next shot is a blatant view of the car manufacturer's logo on the front of the car.

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Callie is giving Jim a ride in her SUV and he comments how roomy it is. She tells him that it is perfect for driving her son and his friends to soccer practice. The next shot is a blatant view of the car manufacturer's logo on the front of the car.



* WackyFratBoyHijinks: In "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves", a pair of pledges are dumped in the swamp in their underwear as part of their hazing. While truding their way out, they stumble on the BodyOfTheWeek.

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* WackyFratBoyHijinks: In "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves", a pair of pledges are dumped in the swamp in their underwear as part of their hazing. While truding trudging their way out, they stumble on the BodyOfTheWeek.

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* BigStormEpisode: In "A Perfect Storm", Longworth gets caught up in a murder investigation that appears to be a spree killing just as a hurricane hits Palm Glade.


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* CaliforniaDoubling: The show is set on the east coast of Florida, but the pilot and the first few episodes were shot on the west coast in Tampa. This isn't really noticable until the end of the pilot... when the sun sets over the beach, which only happens in western Florida.


*** He also scarfs down a lot of fruit like [[{{Life}} Detective Charlie Crewes]].

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*** He also scarfs down a lot of fruit like [[{{Life}} [[Series/{{Life}} Detective Charlie Crewes]].

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* LotsaPeopleTryToDunIt: In "Marriage Is Murder", the VictimOfTheWeek is an AmoralAttorney who has his [[TamperingWithFoodAndDrink drink spiked with antifreeze]]. However, someone else stabs him before the poison can take effect.

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