Copout is a one-hour police procedural that follows two horribly mismatched "partners" who are both stuck together in the evidence room of a major metropolitan police station. Detective Hudson is the macho super-cop who's been demoted to the evidence room for his headstrong and sometimes reckless tactics. Benjamin "Benji" Kowalski is the civilian evidence clerk who dreams of becoming a cop and has an encyclopedic knowledge of every piece of evidence logged in the property room. Together, they decide to turn their situation around by digging into the unsolved cases that literally surround them.