Joe Arpaio Hyping "Controversial" Episodes of Steven Seagal Show to Air on Obscure Network

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Those days of Steven Seagal playing policeman in Maricopa County several years ago will finally come to television screens -- somewhere.

The Steven Seagal: Lawman show, which was filmed for two seasons in Louisiana and aired on A&E now has a "lost" third season. This one was filmed with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and is set to air starting tonight on a channel most people probably haven't even heard of.

Arpaio's press team has been circulating a flyer promising "controversial" episodes for this season featuring Seagal and Arpaio's boys in beige.

Seagal's presence has indeed been controversial, and you don't need to see a TV show to tell you that.

First off, Seagal came out to Arizona after resigning from the Jefferson Parish (Louisiana) Sheriff's Office, as he was facing an internal-affairs investigation there.

This IA investigation stemmed from a lawsuit from Seagal's then-assistant for the show accusing him of sex trafficking and creating a hostile work environment. (The complaint eventually was dropped).

That scandal apparently was no problem for setting up season three under the, um, leadership of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

It wasn't long before another lawsuit came about, this one after the MCSO set up the dog-and-pony show -- with tanks and all -- to bring Seagal along on the arrest of a single cockfighting suspect.

The lawsuit contains claims of an absolute circus taking place in the made-for-TV arrest, including a claim that Seagal barged into the property on a tank, crashing through a gate. That moment actually may be included in a trailer for season three that we found on A&E, which decided to suspend the show before the final season aired.

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The lawsuit was dismissed by a federal judge after Llovera got rid of his attorney and gave up.

Anyway, the show will finally air on a channel called Reelz. If you have Cox cable, you don't have the Reelz channel.

It reminds us of Arpaio's last foray into reality TV, a three-episode run of a show called ""Smile . . .You're Under Arrest," on the Fox Reality Channel, which doesn't exist anymore.

Add a federal judge's effectively banning Arpaio and MCSO's racial-profiling practices and the several multimillion-dollar settlements paid out thanks to Arpaio and MCSO's tactics, and we sure don't need a TV show to see "controversial" MCSO practices.

The flyer advertises that the show airs tonight at 8 p.m., no time zone specified.

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eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

Re the chicken ranch bust. What became of that case? WhoKnows down the thread said that the "farmer" was raising those roosters legally. Does anyone know anything about final dispo of the case?

Peter Fullmer
Peter Fullmer

Steven Seagal in a reality show working for Joe Arpaio is just... too easy to make fun of.

Tyler Pruitt
Tyler Pruitt

Nobody cares. Stop "reporting" on this crap

shadeaux14
shadeaux14

The last couple of days, Arpaio has been included in the press conferences about the Phoenix police officer and an un-named member of Joe's Barney Brigade who were shot earlier this week.

When you watch any of these conferences, notice the way Joe's eyes are constantly darting back and forth and pay particular attention to the worried/fearful expression on his face.


I've seen this look before in psych patients who were suffering from paranoia either caused by mental illness or dementia.

robert_graham
robert_graham

I see how it is, it's okay for you to critisize everybody but not okay when others critisize you? What bunch of fucking idiots you all are.

robert_graham
robert_graham

The biggest "obsure" network is none other than MSNBC. And I heard that their ratings have dropped dramatically and they aren't doing so well. Chances are good they will be folding in the not so distant future.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

I wonder if YPS will have a cameo in this show!

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

I feel that Sands is a complete dirtbag, I saw on ch 12, that even HE came out and said Seagull was a COMPLETE dirtbag.


Does that make Seagull dirtbag squared or dirtbag cubed?

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

how did they lure him out of a Cinnabon long enough to film a whole season? and how much of his "millions "of hours on the range did that season cut into?

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

Two actors and clowns, that play cops on reality TV.


"Hollywood Joke and his trained chimp"  THAT should be the title!  Maybe Ted Nugent can do the opening theme.

azweasel
azweasel

Two villages have lost their idiot's. No surprise nobody has gone looking for them.

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

Those two scumbags deserve each other.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

Didn't this clown show get dropped because it had zero ratings?  After Segal and that Sex Slave thing in La, and all.


I wonder if they will show the SeaGull driving Joke's tank and killing a puppy, and just to catch a guy that was simply raising chickens!

66rock
66rock topcommenter

Well here we are, a new year with our old sheriff.  I hold onto hope that this is finally the year that we say goodbye to the fool sheriff and are relieved of his antics once and for all. Don't really care what circumstances.  Maybe Miss Ava will finally put the clamp down on him and keep him home under her devoted care.  I've given up totally on the federal government to help us with him.  I was taken on a little tour of the new downtown county buildings this week and saw Joe's new headquarters for the first time.  If you haven't seen this place yet, go check it out. Why he needs all this space is beyond me.  I just stared at it in disbelief that our county ever approved this waste of our money and they must all be replaced at the voting booth one by one. 

Cozz
Cozz topcommenter

Retired Chief Brian Sands was on the news bagging on Arpaio about it, which was funny considering Sands is such a scumbag himself and sucked Arpaio's dick for years.


Then of course Lisa Allen followed up on the news segment continuing to suck Arpaio's dick.

TommyCollins
TommyCollins topcommenter

Many folks will likely be using the bathroom instead of watching the show. At least that way they will have accomplished something that will remind them of the elderly shurf.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

this will probably be the most heavily edited piece of televised garbage we will ever see or hear of. 

gtnoriega
gtnoriega

The good sheriff has to do whatever it takes to stay in the media spotlight. 

yourproductsucks2
yourproductsucks2 topcommenter

q he went to prison for a probation violation after having been convicted of cock fighting previously to" raising chickens". it's also interesting howt he lost his pinky finger after stealing from the cartel.

yourproductsucks2
yourproductsucks2 topcommenter

that"- Barney brigade" member saved the life of a police officer who got overpowered and was shot in the face for his heroic efforts. your lack of respect for those who sacrifice greatly for selfless reasons is telling. it's probably got the best that you are no longer working around the mentally ill, in whatever capacity you may have previously been employed.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@robert_grahamcracker  just saw some of the show................Steve says you can tell if a car is carrying a load of drugs by the way it sits heavy on the axles....................................that would mean Steve is drugs, because every car he gets in sits low on the axles

Cozz
Cozz topcommenter

@WhoKnows 

Makes all 3 of them dirtbags, SeaGull, Sands and Arpaio. A triangle with Lisa Allen in the middle as the dirtbag whore.

robert_graham
robert_graham

@WhoKnows When you say CHIMP you must be referring to Obama, right?

TommyCollins
TommyCollins topcommenter

@DonkeyHotay Your point is valid. Two worn out actors. Neither of them actually a cop. Pretenders.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@Cozz   Lisa Allen said of Sheridan "he sees Seagal for what he is..........an eccentric actor........................".          ECCENTRIC: a person with strange views and or behavior.           yep, she got that one right

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@Cozz Lisa Allen is a professional puppy fluffer, after all.  Even though the Animal Planet show voted her off first in their the puppy groomer reality show.!

NWEng
NWEng

@TommyCollins 

I saw the promos on TV while flipping the channels, I think I threw up a little in my mouth as a result.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@danzigsdaddy They best show Seagull driving Joke's tank and killing a puppy to bust a guy that was legally raising chickens!


And maybe they'll show some of the sex slaves that got Seagull kicked out of LA and how he then came running for the Joker!

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@gtnoriega He could claim he was attacked by another sidewalk or boulder..  That seems to work!

robert_graham
robert_graham

@Cozz No, the real dirtbags besides you is Obama, Holder, Reid, McCain and every other libtard in Washington.

Cozz
Cozz topcommenter

@WhoKnows@Cozz

From puppy fluffer to Arpaio cock sucker, thats really moving up in the world for Lisa Allen. 

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@Cozz @WhoKnows "Educated people don't vote for Joe."


-the ONLY wise statement Lisa Allen has ever made!

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