'All American' Season 2 Episode 14 Review: Spencer and Coop try to protect Tyrone's killer, but for how long?
Coop is a major suspect in the death and Spencer James is worried she isn’t taking everything seriously and asks Layla Keating for help
Spoiler alert for 'All American' Season 2 Episode 14 'Who Shot Ya'
Who shot Tyrone? The question is still buzzing in many minds after last week's episode of 'All American'. As the new episode titled 'Who Shot Ya' begins, it dives deep into the death. With references to rapper Nipsey Hussle, a memorial is held for the teen boy, played by Demetrius Shipp Jr.
Bringing black people closer, the community is asked, "Is this death going to bring us closer or tear us apart?" Coop (Bre-Z) is a major suspect in the death and Spencer James (Daniel Ezra) is worried she isn't taking everything seriously and asks Layla Keating (Greta Onieogou) for help.
Meanwhile, coach Billy Baker (Taye Diggs) confronts Asher Adams (Cody Christian) about his use of "steroids." Asher finally comes clean and puts the blame on the game pressure.
He apologizes to the coach and even makes a promise to quit using performance-enhancing drugs. Olivia Baker (Samantha Logan) questions whether she did the right thing by divulging it to her dad. What's more, Billy gets into trouble when steroids are found in the changing room and takes the blame on himself.
It is Laura Fine-Baker (Monet Mazur) who lends her support to Billy. Their bond is touching and with affection still in their hearts, the couple makes viewers wonder if they will ever be back together.
Newly elected as the District Attorney, she makes an indirect suggestion to Spencer about how Coop should get a lawyer really fast. However, Coop simply overreacts when Spencer tries to help. "You do not have to save me," she warns him, adding, "Leave this whole Tyrone thing alone."
In other news, Laura is worried about her son, Jordan Baker's (Michael Evans Behling) kindness towards pregnant Simone (Geffri Maya). Also, the shooting really messes up with Olivia's mind.
She is at a cafe when a chair falls but she gets startled thinking it is a bullet shot. Her ex-flame Chris (Spence Moore II) catches sight of her and tries to help her calm down.
It is, however, Spencer and Coop who put the missing pieces of the puzzle back together. It turns out, Coop knows who killed Tyrone and Spencer guesses it right.
Remember Shawn Scott (Jay Reeves), a drug dealer and gang member, who was killed by Tyrone? It is his mother who pulls the trigger. Coop knows this and is covering for Shawn's mom. A noble thought, isn't it?
Both Coop and Spencer have good hearts and want to protect everyone. Will they be able to do that or will things spin out of their control?
In the end, Spencer brings Coop to the police station along with all their closest friends. In a major twist, they find out that the warrant has been canceled. The person who shot Tyrone has been taken into custody. That's when Coop comes face-to-face with Shawn's mom who tells them: "Don't you worry about me. Go. Live free."
Directed by Nikhil Paniz and written by Michael Bhim & Cam’ron Moore, the episode is a heartwarming intermixture of sacrifices and familial bonds. The emotional scenes will get you choked up and that's what makes the show incredibly uplifting.
Now there's another mystery to solve: What will happen to Billy after he takes the fall for Asher? We will find that out in time as more episodes of 'All American' air every Monday at 8 pm ET on The CW.