Hit and Rum
Season One, Episode Five
Air date February 3, 2010
Directed by Steve DiMarco
Written by Matt MacLennan
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Episode guide
Blood is Thicker Than Blood
The One Who Got Away

Hit and Rum is the fifth episode in the first season and the fifth episode in the series.


The Doyles start trailing a potentially cheating husband to find he deeply loves his wife but is in deep trouble with some menacing criminals and smugglers; as Nikki moves forward with her new beau, Jake and Leslie take it to the next level.




  • Mal: Why is it every time we do anything, you take a beating?
    Jake: What are you getting on with?
    Mal: I bet you can't go three days without getting a punch in the face.
    Jake: Malachy Doyle is gambling!
    Mal: Believe me, this is not a gamble.
  • Terry: To be honest, hiring private detectives, it just feels a little bit creepy.
    Jake: You should try being one.


"Radar Love" performed by Golden Earring
"Banks Of Newfoundland" performed by Great Big Sea
"Rue Oudinot" performed by D'Gé
"Solomon's Row" performed by Sean Panting
"Signal Hill" performed by John White

Republic of DoyleSeason 1
Fathers and SonsThe Return of the Grievous AngelDuchess of GeorgeBlood is Thicker Than BloodHit and RumThe One Who Got AwayThe Woman Who Knew Too LittleThe Tell-Tale SafeHe Sleeps With the ChipsThe Pen Is Mightier Than the DoyleA Horse DividedThe Fall of the Republic