Ray Donovan - Episode 2.01/2.02 - Press Release By Assassin (July 10, 2014, 4:30 pm)
201 – “Yo Soy Capitán”
Written by Ann Biderman
Directed by Tucker Gates
When the head of the Los Angeles FBI (Hank Azaria) learns that Ray and Mickey were part of the killing of Sully Sullivan he demands that Ray bring his father in. Mickey, however, is in Mexico, where he is setting up a fight for Ray’s half-brother, Daryll. Abby, concerned that Ray won’t face his abuse, has forced him to go to therapy with her. On the same day, Ray has to rescue his client Deonte (Moe McRae), a pro baller, from a violent confrontation between Deonte’s wife and an American Idol finalist. Bunchy has a job interview at a bicycle shop while Terry obsesses over his ex-girlfriend. Conor lands in hot water after assaulting a classmate. In the end, Ray heads to Mexico to bring Mickey back to Los Angeles, but finds Mickey isn’t eager to leave.
202 – “Uber Ray”
Written by Ann Biderman & David Hollander
Directed by Michael Uppendahl
Ray forces Mickey to return to LA and brings him to Ed Cochran (Hank Azaria), who puts Mickey on parole and then holds a press conference taking full credit for finding and shooting Sully Sullivan. Kate McPherson (Vinessa Shaw), a Boston reporter, doesn’t believe the FBI’s story. Desperate to control Mickey, Ray corrupts a parole officer (Wendell Pierce) and has him take over Mickey’s case. Kate begins to investigate Sully’s death and decides to come to Los Angeles.