Danny Glover will guest star in an episode of NBC’s reboot of 1960s/1970s crime drama series Ironside, starring Blair Underwood


The episode, titled Minor Infractions, will see Glover play as Ironside’s (Blair Underwood’s) father, Frank. He will appear in a flashback sequence, which will reveal some insight into Ironside’s family history in the last days before his father enters prison.

Ironside premieres on Wednesday, October 2, at 10-11 PM ET/PT. The series stars Blair Underwood, Spencer Grammer, Pablo Schreiber, Neal Bledsoe, Kenneth Choi and Brent Sexton

Ken Sanzel, Teri Weinberg, John Fox, John Davis, Ron West and David Semel serve as executive producers.

Ahead of the series’ premiere, NBC has made the entire pilot episode available to watch online, and it’s embedded for your viewing pleasure below. 

The series reboot is described as follows:

In the gritty world of the NYPD, no one’s tougher than Detective Robert Ironside. He’s a fearless cop who won’t stop until the guilty are brought to justice. He and his trusted, handpicked team of specialists will do whatever it takes to solve New York’s most difficult and notorious crimes – even if it means breaking the rules. Tough, sexy and acerbic, Ironside’s never been afraid to call it like he sees it. As a detective, his instincts are second to none, and those around him have to stay on their toes if they want to keep up… because when his spine was shattered by a bullet two years ago, Ironside swore he’d never let a damn wheelchair slow him down.

Watch the pilot episode in full below: