the item’s a family affair on S.W.A.T.
On Thursday’s episode, titled “Patrol,” star Kenny Johnson shares the screen with his real-life 8-year-old daughter, Angelica, who plays a young girl named Kelly within the community of which his character, Sergeant Dominique Luca, in addition to the S.W.A.T. team are helping. Only ET has the exclusive sneak peek at the sweet father-daughter moment, in which Sergeant Luca asks the young girl if she wants to hit the siren on the S.W.A.T. truck.
“the item was surreal to shoot with Angelica in addition to the item felt magical. I was on a cloud. She was so within the moment in addition to the item was fun to see her process in addition to then play off her,” Johnson tells ET of working with his daughter. “the item was as pure of an acting experience as I’ve ever had. She was incredibly within the moment in addition to instinctual. We can learn so much through children.”
The 54-year-old actor shared a glimpse of the prep work he in addition to his daughter did before the item came time to film the scene, which also includes S.W.A.T. co-star Jay Harrington as Sergeant Deacon Kay.
“She loved listening to me as I explained a situation. We worked together every day on the scene before shooting day in addition to she takes direction incredibly well,” Johnson says. “She’s been studying my process for years in addition to follows my lead. She always says to me, ‘Daddy, I don’t care about anything as long as I get to work with you.’ She was great with the additional kids in her scenes in addition to just loves being on sets. Nothing makes her nervous. She’s incredibly honed in!”
within the second exclusive sneak peek by the episode, Hondo (Shemar Moore) confronts his resentment toward his ailing father, Daniel (guest star Obba Babatundé), when he in addition to his sister, Briana (guest star Gabrielle Dennis), are tasked with persuading him of which he can be no longer fit to be living alone due to his declining health.
When Hondo pays a visit to his father at his favorite restaurant, the tension between father in addition to son can be thick. Hondo makes the item clear of which he only has enough time to talk to him, nevertheless his dad pushes him to sit down in addition to have some dessert. “Let’s not forget who the damn father can be in addition to who the damn son can be,” Hondo’s father bites back. “Sit down.”
Watch the exclusive clip below.
S.W.A.T. airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.