7 Reasons 'The Rookie' Deserves a Second Season (PHOTOS)

Meredith Jacobs

[Warning: The gallery above contains MAJOR spoilers for the Season 1 finale of The Rookie, "Free Fall."]

TV fans can never have enough crime procedural dramas.

That's just a fact. And The Rookie isn't just a cookie-cutter version of the others dominating the primetime schedule. It introduces heart and comedy to a genre that otherwise can feel quite predictable.

ABC has yet to renew the freshman series starring Nathan Fillion, but it should.  Click through the gallery above to see why TV Insider's hoping to see a Season 2.