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Bosch: Legacy — next episode and everything we know about the Bosch spinoff series

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Titus Welliver is back on the case as Harry Bosch in the brand new series Bosch: Legacy. A spinoff of the Prime Video series Bosch that ran for seven seasons, Bosch: Legacy is also making the jump for Prime Video to the free, ad-supported streaming service Amazon Freevee.

Harry Bosch was created by bestselling author Michael Connelly in a series of books and then brought to the screen by Eric Ellis Overmyer in Bosch. Connelly and Overmyer were both involved in creating Bosch: Legacy, along with longtime staff writer Tom Bernardo.

Here is everything that you need to know about Bosch: Legacy.

When is the next Bosch: Legacy release episode?

Bosch: Legacy premiered on Friday, May 6, on Amazon Freevee with its first four episodes. Episode 5 and episode 6 of the series dropped on the free streaming service on Friday, May 13.

Things look good for Bosch: Legacy even before the first episode, as Amazon Freevee announced that the show is already renewed up for a second season.

What is the Bosch: Legacy plot?

Titus Welliver and Mimi Rogers sit across a desk in Bosch: Legacy

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Bosch: Legacy is loosely based on Connelly’s book The Wrong Side of Goodbye, which serves as the first episode’s title; it also is taking its cues from how Bosch ended its seven season run. Here is the official synopsis:

"Bosch: Legacy follows former LAPD detective Harry Bosch as he begins a new chapter as a private investigator. His first job calls him to the estate of ailing billionaire Whitney Vance, where Bosch is tasked with finding Vance’s only potential heir. Along the way, Bosch finds himself clashing with powerful figures who have a vested interest in the heir not being found. Researching the family tree, Bosch uncovers shocking revelations that span generations, all while billions of dollars remain on the line. Without the badge and a preference for old-school tactics, Bosch finds an invaluable resource in Maurice 'Mo' Bassi, a tech-forward gadget whiz who shares Bosch’s commitment to justice and fondness for smooth jazz.

"Honey 'Money' Chandler, reeling from the mistrial of Carl Rogers, is determined to bring Rogers to justice. In an unlikely alliance, Chandler and Bosch team up to conquer Rogers. But he has a long list of enemies, including the Russian Bratva, who are growing impatient on a promise Rogers made them.

"Following in her father’s footsteps, Maddie Bosch, a rookie patrol officer with the LAPD, is paired with Reina Vasquez, a no-nonsense, hard-charging training officer. As Maddie patrols the streets of Los Angeles, she grapples with what kind of cop she wants to be. Her father — who continues to live by the code that everybody counts, or nobody counts — believes the issue is clear: Being a cop is either a mission or just a job."

Bosch: Legacy episodes

Here are the official synopses for all of Bosch: Legacy episodes released so far:

Bosch: Legacy season 1 episode 1, "The Wrong Side of Goodbye"
"Bosch, now a PI, is hired by aging billionaire Whitney Vance to handle a personal matter. When the man who ordered her murder walks free, Honey Chandler teams with Bosch to fix injustice. Maddie finds her footing as a rookie patrol cop."

Bosch: Legacy season 1 episode 2, "Pumped"
"Chandler fights to defend a homeless man wrongly accused of murder. Bosch zeroes in on Carl Rogers and locates an important character connected to Vance's haunted past. Maddie and her Training Officer have their first caper as partners."

Bosch: Legacy season 1 episode 3, "Message in a Bottle"
"Bosch and Chandler's pursuit of Carl Rogers unexpectedly intersects with Russian organized crime. A chilling crime scene in Thai Town forces Maddie to face the limits of her job."

Bosch: Legacy season 1 episode 4, "Horseshoes and Hand Grenades"
"As Bosch digs deeper into Whitney Vance's past, other powerful forces monitor his every move. Chandler defends a man in a case of wrongful arrest. Rogers is forced to hatch a new scheme. Maddie wrestles with the emotional toll of her job."

Bosch: Legacy season 1 episode 5, "Plan B"
"The Whitney Vance story takes a surprise turn, complicating Bosch's investigation. Bosch and Chandler plot to turn the tables on Rogers. Maddie struggles with taking her job home with her."

Bosch: Legacy season 1 episode 6, "Chain of Authenticity"
"Will Carl Rogers outmaneuver Bosch and Chandler and escape justice once again? Maddie Bosch faces every cop's biggest fear."

Is there a Bosch: Legacy trailer?

Yes, the first trailer for Bosch: Legacy has been shared and it offers an enticing tease at how Bosch and Chandler are teaming up to bring Rogers down. Check it out right here: 

Who is in the Bosch: Legacy cast?

Madison Lintz and Titus Welliver whisper to each other in court in Bosch: Legacy

Madison Lintz and Titus Welliver in Bosch: Legacy (Image credit: Tyler Gordon/IMDb TV)

Of course, you can’t have a Harry Bosch series without Titus Welliver, as the actor has become synonymous with the character. That’ll happen after seven seasons. Outside of Bosch, Welliver is best known for roles in The Town, Deadwood and The Good Wife.

Other Bosch alums returning for the new series are Mimi Rogers (Lost in Space, NCIS) as Honey Chandler and Maddison Lintz (The Walking Dead) as Maddie Bosch. Joining the cast as series regulars are Stephen A. Chang (Shameless, Artificial) as Maurice "Mo" Bassi and Denise G. Sanchez (Mayans M.C., The Good Place) as Reina Vasquez.

Some additional cast members include Phil Morris, Steven Flynn, Michael Rose, Kate Burton, Mark Rolston, Kandiss Edmundson and William Devane. The full cast is available via IMDb

How to watch Bosch: Legacy?

Bosch: Legacy streams exclusively on Amazon Freevee, but the good news is that anyone can watch Amazon Freevee as it is a free, ad-supported streaming service. Anyone can sign up and watch all that the service has to offer on multiple devices (smart TVs, phones, tablets, computers) and just have to deal with the occasional ad.

In addition, Amazon Freevee has all seven seasons of Bosch as part of its content library.

Michael Balderston is a DC-based entertainment and assistant managing editor for What to Watch, who has previously written about the TV and movies with TV Technology, Awards Circuit and regional publications. Spending most of his time watching new movies at the theater or classics on TCM, some of Michael's favorite movies include Casablanca, Moulin Rouge!, Silence of the Lambs, Children of Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Star Wars. On the TV side he enjoys Peaky Blinders, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Saturday Night Live, Only Murders in the Building and is always up for a Seinfeld rerun.