Annie Flynn Ray Bello, aka Rebel, is insane and she won’t take it anymore.
The ABC drama from Krista Vernoff (and based on activist / producer Erin Brockovich) begins with the title character (played by Son of anarchyKatey Sagal) failed at a company party to interrogate CEO Duncan, who she emailed about the company’s faulty heart valves.
Rebel gives him one last chance to fix the problem, and he tries to fire her from the party, urging the law clerk to call in the cavalry – the protesting army. Of course, the police would be called and Rebel had to go through the familiar steps of removing her jewelry before being handcuffed ̵1; but not before falling off the stage while calling the company a dangerous product of theirs. he
While in prison, Rebel talks to a woman arrested for stabbing her inappropriate boyfriend. She told Naomi to call her daughter Cassidy. (Alex Scott Davis) who is a lawyer. We also learn that Rebel has multiple ex-husbands due to her line of work, including police officer Flynn (Matthew Glave).
Rebel provided bail and argued with Cassidy, who was upset with her mother for “drunk and assaulted CEO”. She did not expect anyone to touch the heart valve case, but Rebel was determined to pursue it, borrowed a Grady’s (John Corbett) car. With her current husband, she headed for Cruz’s home. (Andy Garcia) A powerful lawyer to try and get him on board. However, Cruz was not interested in the case and closed the door on her.
The next morning, Rebel stole Grady’s wallet and asked her friend Lana (Tamala Jones), a private investigator, to help investigate it because she suspected he was cheating at the hospital. Rebel first referred the patient to her daughter. Will try to convince her son Nate (Kevin Zegers), a gynecologist, into a heart valve case. She wanted him to start an education and he wouldn’t, because the evidence she had was the best. Their relationship is tense, largely with Nate being raised by a “bike babysitter” while she doesn’t save the world.
Elsewhere, Cassidy meets Naomi about her domestic violence case. When Naomi has trouble remembering some details, Cassidy concludes that she may still be shocked. At the trial, Cassidy gave her testimony on behalf of her client and made an impression on Benji. (James Leasure) Her father, who offered to hire her as a co-worker. But Cassidy doesn’t want to work in the dark, known as corporate law.
Meanwhile, Rebel visits her friend Helen, who received one faulty heart valve, is not working well and wants to give up. The rebel, however, made it clear that she would have removed that valve from her friend if it was the last thing she did. She also recommends withdrawing a second home mortgage, which Lana has to immediately lay off, because there is a better way to do this without compromising on finances. It’s time to go back to Cruz.
Rebel sat down with a group of protesters in Cruz’s office, forcing him to finally hear their story. They shared their harrowing experiences with heart valves one by one, including a woman whose child was seriously ill after being installed while pregnant. As Cruz continued to refuse to take the case, Rebel continued to pressure him, reminding him that his wife was also dead because of Valve. Cruz snorted and angrily revealed why he was so opposed, he didn’t want to be reminded of what happened to his wife. The rebels thought she would be angry with him for letting the innocent suffer when he could do something to stop it. This only made Cruz even more angry and he fired his mentor.
In the news, Rebel’s kids are struggling, Cassidy tells her father her mother is exhausted and feels compelled to deal with every injustice in the world. It was overwhelming, which made her father’s offer attractive.Plus, Rebel’s daughter Ziggie (Ariela Barer), who had just left rehab, joined a support group and met a cute guy named Sean when he asked her to leave, she refused. Him because it’s a better idea to focus on her recovery.
Lana does not meet with Naomi and takes her to her apartment to pack up inappropriate boyfriend belongings. They found unlicensed drugs and guns on the drum set, meaning he could face increased penalties, especially when Lana called Flynn to make sure he got evidence. The mood swings at the celebration wanted Naomi’s girlfriend to show up and try to hurt her, but was torn apart by Lana, not only by his stitches, but he was also likely to face more time flinging on the topic of the proposal. Police
At the bar, Rebel is drinking grief when Lana calls her with a gift. The rebels head to jail and threaten to let an inferno with an abusive musician if he doesn’t agree to stay away from Naomi and set the record straight to court. Guess what he chose to do?
It’s time to celebrate Rebel and Grady’s 10th anniversary.The family has come together for a surprise party and it’s one of the few times they look happy together. Lana gets a call explaining what happened to Grady: He is in contact with a senior divorce attorney. Grumpy, Rebel confronts Grady lying and claims it was a job.
When Sikki revealed she found divorce papers on his property, Grady finally cleaned up. He tells everyone he is bored of his wife working all the time and is not at home to “cook me dinner” – a sexist remarks that offend the whole family and result in Nate punching him. Nate hurries to visit Helen and begins his mother’s valve studies.
In the final scene, Rebel throws Grady’s clothes into the fire, Cruise shows up – Cassidy talks about what happened to him and offers to take her for a drink. But Rebel refused because she wanted to remember how she felt right now. Arriving at the center of the visit, Cruz hand over his wife’s autopsy results. He was afraid to look first because of what he could say – she might have committed suicide because of the pain. However, it was concluded that she died of a heart attack. Looking at the documents, Rebel spoke to Cruz: “Let’s crush them.”