"Brushed Off" is the sixth episode of the eighth season of Blue Bloods.


A famous basketball player is found dead of an apparent drug overdose. Danny investigates and looks into the victim's possible ties to a local drug gang. Meanwhile, Erin revisits the case of a man she may have wrongfully convicted years ago; and Frank is approached by Archbishop Kearns regarding an eviction matter that Jamie and Eddie are working on.


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Cast & Characters

In credits order


Also Starring

Special Guest Star

  • Mimi Rogers as Trudy Slaughter

Guest Starring


  • R. Ward Duffy as Norm Gower
  • Dave Konig as JJ Baruch
  • Andrew Casanova as Santiago Cabbad
  • Kevis Hillocks as Pharmacy Assistant
  • Doug Yasuda as Pharmacist
  • Daron Ross as ESU Captain
  • Racine Russell as Officer Cosgrove



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Notes & Trivia


Season 8 Episodes
"Cutting Losses" "Ghosts of the Past" "The Enemy of My Enemy" "Out of the Blue" "The Forgotten" "Brushed Off" "Common Ground" "Pick Your Poison" "Pain Killers" "Heavy is the Head" "Second Chances" "The Brave" "Erasing History" "School of Hard Knocks" "Legacy" "Tale of Two Cities" "Close Calls" "Friendship, Love, and Loyalty" "Risk Management" "Your Six" "The Devil You Know" "My Aim is True"
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