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EXCLUSIVE: DJ Qualls Talks ‘Memphis Beat’ Episode 1.04 ‘Poke Salad Annie’

DJ Qualls Talks Memphis Beat TNT's new series Memphis Beat is proving to be a hit with both fans and critics alike. The series follows Dwight Hendricks (Jason Lee), a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close relationship with his mother. He is "the keeper of Memphis," a Southern gentleman who is protective of his fellow citizens, reverential of the city's history and deeply rooted in its blues music scene.

DJ Qualls plays Davey Sutton, a young police officer who fancies himself to be Dwight's protégé, yet he struggles to get Dwight to even like him. Davey is not a dumb guy. More often than not, he's just a victim of trying too hard in his quest to be successful and appreciated. There's never any question that Davey's heart is in the right place. And every once in a while, his insights into Memphis and its people prove to be very valuable.

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