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Recap / Rizzoli And Isles S 2 E 5 Dont Hate The Player

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Directed by Holly Dale

Written by David Gould, Janet Tamaro, & Emilia Serrano

Rizzoli and Isles investigate the death of a baseball coach amid a power struggle over the team; Jane's brother gets out of prison.


  • Clothing Switch: Maura swaps clothes with Jane so Jane can meet a suspect at a fancy restaurant. Maura's elegant dress fits rather tightly on the taller Jane, while Jane's mannish suit hangs loosely on the smaller Maura. The next day, Maura comments that several women hit on her during her walk home.
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  • Fanservice: Maura's fashion sense won't let Jane go to a fancy restaurant in her workaday outfit, so she has them trade their entire outfits. Also note that Maura is shorter than Jane, leading to the predictable.
  • Rip Tailoring: Maura swaps clothes with Jane so the latter can meet a suspect at a fancy restaurant. When Jane complains that the shoes are too tight, Maura uses a scalpel to cut the ends of the shoes off, turning them into peekaboo toes.

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