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Sunday, September 28th, 2003
1: Look Again
Kathryn Morris stars as Philadelphia homicide detective Lilly Rush, who investigates long-unsolved crimes, otherwise known as Cold Cases. In the pilot episode, Lilly investigates a 1976 case involving a teenage girl who was beaten to death on a tennis court during a party at a plush estate. A maid to a wealthy family, Bonita Jakarta (Lillian Hurst), claims she witnessed the murder of teenager Jill Shelby (Kate Mara). Now dying of cancer, the maid who remained silent, wants the killer brought to justice. Rush reopens the case, in which two brothers were originally suspected but not charged due to their powerful society family. Lilly interviews several witnesses: Jill's best friend Melanie (Lisa Waltz), and her boyfriend, Todd Whitley (D.W. Moffett) (who is now married to Melanie) and his troubled brother Eric (Michael Reilly Burke). The evidence points mostly to Eric, now a troubled alcoholic, but lawyer Todd has secrets of his own. Determined to uncover the truth, Lilly must force the Whitleys to confront their dark past despite resistance from everyone involved in the case, including the victim's mother (Elizabeth Franz).
Sunday, October 5th, 2003
The fiancé of a fireman (DeLane Matthews) asks Lilly to help prove that a convicted felon, about to be paroled on an unrelated crime, is responsible for the murder of the fireman's first wife. The young mother was killed by a homemade bomb packed in a laundry-detergent box shortly before she was to testify in court against a man who exposed himself to her.
Sunday, October 12th, 2003
3: Our Boy is Back (a.k.a. Useless Cats)
A serial rapist sends a letter to the squad announcing his return to Philadelphia after five years and his plan to strike again. Lilly's best hope of catching the rapist comes from a victim who is able to provide a composite sketch.
Sunday, October 19th, 2003
4: Churchgoing People
Lilly re-investigates the case of a murdered church organist (John Walcutt), when his Alzheimer's-stricken widow (Isabella Hofmann) begins having flashbacks of the night in question. Lilly's investigation has both Mitchell's son, Ryan (Jimmi Simpson), and daughter, Tina (Daisy McCrackin), demanding Lilly close the search.
Sunday, October 26th, 2003
5: The Runner
After a drug addict (Dee Freeman) brings in an audio tape she found on which a fatal shooting is heard, Lilly reopens a 1973 murder case involving the death of a 21-year-old rookie cop (Cory Hardrict). The young officer was shot three times in the chest while responding to a call at a drug-infested housing project. Also on the tape are the victim's final words: "Runner! Runner! Runner!"
Sunday, November 9th, 2003
6: Love Conquers Al
A petty crook, Ricky (Tim deZarn), hoping to get a reduced sentence, relates witnessing a young man washing blood out of his car the night a teen track runner was murdered. The young athlete, Paige Pratt (Summer Glau), was found shot, and her boyfriend Al Clarkson (Doug Kruse) was originally imprisoned for the crime.
Sunday, November 16th, 2003
7: A Time to Hate
Lilly investigates the case of Daniel Holtz, a college baseball player who was found beaten to death in an alley behind a gay bar in 1964. Daniel's mother comes to Lilly in the hopes that his killer can be brought to justice before she dies. Lilly discovers the maltreatment gay victims received in the 60's, when her investigation discloses that it may have been a policeman's nightstick that made the lethal blows.
Sunday, November 30th, 2003
8: Fly Away
When a young woman, Rosie (Laura Regan), wakes up from a coma, Lilly re-opens the fall in which her 6-year-old daughter Toya (Aynsley Lemon) died. Things get complicated when the mother remembers very little of that night, and Lilly feels especially motivated to find the killer, as Rosie was poor and living on welfare, reminding Lilly of her own past, and giving her an emotional bond to Rosie.
Sunday, December 7th, 2003
9: Sherry Darlin'
Lilly gets an anonymous phone call from a man claiming he killed an elderly woman back in 1989 and buried her body in the basement of a house. When Lilly checks the dwelling, a body is recovered, but the alleged murderer refuses to identify himself.
Sunday, December 21st, 2003
10: The Hitchhiker
Rush and Valens investigate the case of a cold-blooded killer who shot a young man trying to hitchhike his way home to Philly from Atlanta.
Sunday, January 11th, 2004
A college professor (Jeffrey Nordling), who lost everything − his career, his family, his reputation − after being suspected of murdering one of his female students (Kaitlin Doubleday) in 1995, offers new information regarding the case that he hopes will clear his name. He believes the student's death is connected to a copycat murder of a prostitute. Rush investigates the woman who was killed and the men in her life in order to discover which one of them killed her.
Sunday, January 18th, 2004
Det. Stillman asks Lilly to re-open a case he couldn't solve, wherein an 8-year-old boy, Tim Barnes, was murdered in 1980. The prime suspects included a catholic priest, three glue-sniffing teenagers, one elusive suspect, and the boy's own parents.
Sunday, January 25th, 2004
13: The Letter
Rush and Valens re-open the case of a 25-year-old black woman, who was murdered in 1939, after the woman's granddaughter comes forward with new information. The woman was assumed to be a prostitute murdered by a client, but letters written by the victim indicate that she was afraid of a milkman.
Sunday, February 15th, 2004
14: Boy in the Box
The 1958 death of an unknown 6-year-old boy found in a field inside a cardboard box is reinvestigated after a small suitcase with the child's picture and his old cowboy hat is left in front of a church. The new probe reveals that the rowdy boy lived at a Catholic-run orphanage and was adopted two days before his suspicious demise.
Sunday, February 22nd, 2004
15: Disco Inferno
Construction workers discover a skull with bullet hole under the ruins of a disco club burned down in 1978. 22 people died in the fire. Rush and Valens come to the conclusion that the burning of the club was arson, meant to cover up a murder leaving them with not one, but 23 cold cases.
Sunday, March 7th, 2004
When the remains of a young black man and a white woman are found under the foundation of a building, Rush and Valens discover that not only did the two go missing in 1969, but that they may have been killed professionally for their work in an underground abortion clinic.
Sunday, March 14th, 2004
17: The Lost Soul of Herman Lester
When the son of a murdered high-school basketball star receives a death threat, Rush and Valens reopen the 1987 case of Herman Lester who was stabbed to death only hours after leading his team to win the state championship.
Sunday, March 28th, 2004
A drunken driver's hit-and-run confession leads the detectives to discover that foul play -- not an accident -- may have killed the victim.
Sunday, April 4th, 2004
19: Late Returns
The shooting death of a man in his driveway is connected to the unsolved 1992 murder of a Democratic campaign worker whose lifeless body was thrown into a nearby river on election night. The investigation centers on the relationship the dead woman had with a present-day congressman. Apparently, the victim in the current homicide probed into the earlier slaying and discovered damning new evidence. Elsewhere, Lilly spies Kite flirting with a new ADA and gets jealous.
Sunday, April 18th, 2004
20: Greed (a.k.a. Greed is Good)
The team reopens the 1985 case of a wealthy stock broker. At the time it was deemed that Charles Danville was killed when someone attempted to steal his car, but new evidence suggests that he may, in fact, have been murdered.
Sunday, April 25th, 2004
21: Maternal Instincts
The 1989 case of a woman murdered in front of her 3-year-old son is re-opened. A psychologist asks Det. Rush to look into the case again when the son, now a 17-year-old teen, suffers from intense nightmares and troubled behavior.
Sunday, May 2nd, 2004
22: The Plan
The 1999 drowning death of a military academy's swim coach, which was originally ruled as accidental, is reinvestigated after the homicide division receives a note that suggests it was murder. Back at the office, Valens searches for Elisa after she goes missing.
Sunday, May 23rd, 2004
23: Lover's Lane
When DNA evidence reveals that a wrong man was convicted for killing 15-year-old Eve Kendall back in 1986, the team re-opens her case in an attempt to find the real killer.
Sunday, October 3rd, 2004
1: The Badlands
Lilly returns to her last case before joining the Cold Case Squad as she re-investigates the brutal triple homicide of a restaurant owner and his family, murdered in the restaurant bathroom in 2003. Also the other team member have personal reasons to closing the case; Jeffries grew up in the predominantly black neighborhood while Vera was the one assigned to the case when Det. Rush left.
Sunday, October 10th, 2004
2: Factory Girls
On the eve of the 60-year reunion of women who worked in a weapons factory during World War II, Lilly is asked to re-investigate the death of Alice Miller, one of the worker girls. The death was deemed accidental at the time, but her friend pleads to Lilly to look closer into the case.
Sunday, October 17th, 2004
Lilly and Valens reopen a presumed homicide from 1979 in which an unidentified victim's blood-drenched shoes, underwear and sheets were found in a trash bag, but no body. The investigation begins when a battered wife accuses her husband of murdering a girl in 1979 and brings in an amateur film from the time that supposedly shows him committing the crime.
Sunday, October 24th, 2004
4: The House
When human remains are found outside a former state prison, the team re-opens the 1968 case of a dead inmate, murdered on the night Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison Concert was broadcast to prisons throughout the country. However, when it's revealed that the bones don't belong to the person everyone had assumed, the team must start the probe anew by first identifying who the victim was.
Sunday, October 31st, 2004
5: Who's Your Daddy
Det. Rush investigates the 1991 double murder of married illegal immigrants from Cambodia who were shot to death in their apartment and found by their 6-year old daughter. The now-teenage girl brings the case to Lilly after she discovers a bracelet once owned by her mother is for sale on the internet. The probe reveals that the parents had dark secrets unknown to their daughter.
Sunday, November 7th, 2004
6: The Sleepover
Lilly reopens a 1990 murder case, in which a prep-school girl was found dead in a local swimming hole, after a present-day victim with similar markings is discovered at the same place. The investigation reveals that the victim of the earlier crime was routinely tormented by a trio of classmates who invited her to a sleepover the night she was killed.
Sunday, November 14th, 2004
7: It's Raining Men
An HIV-positive gay man asks Rush and Valens to re-investigate the case of his dead partner who died of strangulation in 1983. Not only was the victim outspoken in his views about AIDS education within the 1980's secretive gay community, he was also the member of a very prominent family, disowned by his father for his sexual orientation.
Sunday, November 21st, 2004
8: Red Glare
The 1953 murder of a white school teacher, a communist sympathizer who was involved in civil-rights issues, is reopened after the victim's youngest son asks for it to be reinvestigated. The probe reveals that the slain man was killed on the same day that the Rosenbergs were executed and was set to testify the next day before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
Sunday, November 28th, 2004
9: Mind Hunters
The headless torso of a woman who disappeared in 1985, on the same day she filed domestic-abuse charges against her husband, is found by hikers in a wildlife preserve. The investigation quickly leads to the grisly discovery of 8 more decapitated bodies, the victims of a serial killer.
Sunday, December 19th, 2004
The team re-opens the 2000 case of a prominent Puerto Rican assistant district attorney when rumors about his connection to a large amount of money gone missing at the time of his death start to circulate. However, his widow insists that the claims are not true. The re-investigation reveals that the victim was prosecuting a murder trial and the man convicted for the crime after his death may possibly be innocent.
Sunday, January 9th, 2005
11: Blank Generation
The team re-opens the case of Matthew Adams, a teen-aged cult member who apparently committed suicide back in 1978, when his sister comes forth with new evidence about the deprogrammer her family hired to rescue her brother.
Sunday, January 16th, 2005
12: Yo, Adrian
When a dying boxing referee makes a confession about a 1976 fight, the team re-opens the case in which an underdog fighter, arranged to fight against a much more qualified boxer, took a heavy beating in the match and died only moments afterwards.
Sunday, January 30th, 2005
13: Time to Crime
After a murder weapon connected to the 1987 drive-by shooting of a little girl turns up, Det. Rush and her team re-open the case. The team slowly tracks back the gun's previous owners until the shocking original owner is finally revealed.
Sunday, February 20th, 2005
Rush and the team investigate the 1969 murder of a 19-year-old girl whose body was found in her boyfriend's apartment the day he fled to Canada to avoid fighting in Vietnam.
Sunday, March 6th, 2005
When someone leaves drawings recreating an accident that killed a mentally disabled teen, it points the finger at the incident being murder.
Sunday, March 13th, 2005
Lt. Stillman's priest informs him of a long ago confession where a man confessed being involved in the 1998 kidnapping of a 9-year old boy. The case is reopened with this new lead, and it turns out the truth is closer to home.
Sunday, March 20th, 2005
A man claims that he was wrongfully convicted of the 1982 murder of his rich wife. The case is reopened when the victim's rare ring is discovered worn by a recently deceased junkie.
Sunday, March 27th, 2005
A woman, who was romantically involved with Nick Vera in high school, claims that members of a fraternity might have been involved in her alcoholic sister's death in 1995. The victim's estranged husband and a bar owner are also viewed as potential suspects.
Sunday, April 3rd, 2005
19: Strange Fruit
The unsolved 1963 murder of a black teenager, whose body was discovered by the then-young Will Jeffries, is reopened.
Sunday, April 24th, 2005
The murder case of a young mill worker is re-opened when Rush learns that a recent parolee admitted to stealing money off the victim's body.
Sunday, May 1st, 2005
21: Creatures of the Night
A serial killer is to be released from a New Jersey prison based on a plea bargain made twenty-five years ago. Philadelphia homicide is asked to locate a potential crime committed while the killer was living in Philadelphia during the summer of 1977. A doorman was found strangled to death in a subway station in full uniform. The plot follows an evening at "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" involving the doorman, his girlfriend and the future serial killer. Valens received word from NYPD that his girlfriend was involved with credit card fraud and there's a warrant out for her arrest.
Sunday, May 8th, 2005
22: Best Friends
When an old truck containing human bones is pulled from the Delaware River, the team re-opens the case of a missing and possibly murdered girl who disappeared unexpectedly in 1932.
Sunday, May 22nd, 2005
23: The Woods
The discovery of nine human skulls leads Rush (Kathryn Morris) back to George Marks, the serial killer she was unable to incriminate months earlier, and who walked away a free man. As the detectives reinvestigate his mother's murder from 1972, George is forced to emerge from hiding to face Rush again. This time, their very lives are at stake in their final showdown.
Sunday, September 25th, 2005
When a young girl is contacted by a man claiming to be her father, Det. Rush and her team reopen a 1988 case of a teenaged boy, killed on the same night the girl was born.
Sunday, October 2nd, 2005
2: The Promise
Lilly re-opens the case of young girl, an overweight college freshman named Laurie, who died in a fraternity house fire in 2004. The fire was deemed accidental at the time, but a cell phone photo e-mailed from the girl's phone just moments before her death prompts a closer examination.
Sunday, October 9th, 2005
3: Bad Night
The 1978 murder of a young man is re-opened after the victim's mother finds a letter suggesting that his death wasn't random.
Sunday, October 16th, 2005
Det. Rush re-opens the 1945 case of a baseball player, bludgeoned to death with his own bat.
Sunday, October 23rd, 2005
In 1954, 9-year-old Otis Petrowski last saw his mother in a mental institution. Now over 50 years later, after the death of an elderly woman who had been using Otis' mother's identity, Det. Rush sets out to discover what happened to the boy's real mother.
Sunday, November 6th, 2005
6: Saving Patrick Bubley
When a mother of five loses her fourth son to gang violence, Lilly sets out to save the youngest, reopening one of her first cases on the homicide squad.
Sunday, November 13th, 2005
Lilly re-opens the 1999 case of a young, healthy woman who nevertheless died of a heart attack. In the late 1990's, she was briefly an Internet millionaire, but due to bad business decisions, her dot.com company eventually went bust.
Sunday, November 20th, 2005
When a box filled with POW support bracelets is found in an abandoned drug den, Det. Rush re-investigates the 1972 shooting of Carl, a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Sunday, November 27th, 2005
9: A Perfect Day (a.k.a. The Choice)
When a fisherman finds evidence of a young girl's death washed up on a shore in New Jersey, Lilly re-opens the 1965 case of 4-year-old child who had a seemingly abusive mother.
Sunday, December 18th, 2005
10: Frank's Best
The team re-opens the 2001 case of a robbed and murdered deli owner when the brother of the man convicted of the crime brings forth new evidence, suggesting the man may have been wrongfully accused.
Sunday, January 8th, 2006
11: 8 Years
Four close high school friends each went their separate ways in 1980. Eight years later, in 1988, one of them was murdered. The homicide team receives a tip about the murder, prompting a re-investigation of the case and an examination of the friends' lives, hopes and dreams after high school.
Sunday, January 15th, 2006
12: Detention (a.k.a. All Apologies)
When a note connected to a supposed suicide is found, the team re-opens the 1994 case of a high-school kid who fell from the roof of the school building after having served detention. In 1994 the death was deemed a suicide, but the newly-found note indicates that the victim might have been fearing for his life.
Sunday, January 29th, 2006
Lilly re-opens the 1968 case of an 18-year-old girl who died -- apparently accidentally -- at the night of her debutante ball. Now her mother comes forth with new evidence when a local art dealer is accused of murdering his wife in the same manner the girl died.
Sunday, February 26th, 2006
14: Dog Day Afternoons
The case of a female bank teller shot to death in her work in 2000 is reopened when the same bank is robbed again by perpetrators wearing identical masks and equipped with identical weapons as six years earlier.
Sunday, March 12th, 2006
The 1998 case of a female drug smuggler is re-opened. The woman was involved with Scotty at the time he was working undercover on a high-profile drug case, and he has been keeping it a secret from the team for all these years.
Sunday, March 19th, 2006
16: One Night
Lilly and the cold case team will have to decode the clues given by a twisted killer in order to save the life of a young boy who has been left to die alone. But first they must find the boy and for that they need to dig a little deeper into their own pasts.
Sunday, March 26th, 2006
When a poison-soaked towel turns up at the station, Lilly re-opens the 1973 case of a murdered female college tennis star.
Sunday, April 2nd, 2006
The team re-opens the 2002 case of a murdered amateur actor when the owner of a local community theater finds a gun hidden inside prop furniture.
Sunday, April 9th, 2006
19: Beautiful Little Fool
Lilly re-opens the 1929 case of a woman found dead in a ravine on Christmas Day when the victim's great-granddaughter comes in asking for help. Meanwhile, Lilly's estranged mother shows up, hoping to re-connect with her daughter.
Sunday, April 16th, 2006
20: Death Penalty: Final Appeal
The 1994 case of a raped and murdered 16-year-old girl is re-opened when Det. Jeffries gets a call from a prisoner on death-row -- scheduled to be executed in just three days.
Sunday, April 30th, 2006
21: The Hen House
The 1945 case of a murdered newspaper reporter is reopened when new evidence suggests that the woman was thrown in front of a passing train by someone she knew.
Sunday, May 7th, 2006
22: The River
When a new witness steps forward, Lilly and the team are prompted to re-open the 1984 shooting of a respected and beloved ER doctor who had a secret he had been hiding from his family.
Sunday, May 21st, 2006
When the victim's credit card is suddenly used a year after his death, Lilly re-opens the 2005 case of a counselor at a teens' rehab center who was shot to death just two weeks before he was scheduled to testify in a murder case. During the probe, Lilly feels a strange connection to the victim, and her personal attachment may end up jeopardizing the case.
Sunday, September 24th, 2006
In 1995, two teenage boys went on a shooting spree at a local mall and committed suicide shortly afterwards. The team is prompted to re-open the case when new evidence suggests that there may have been a third shooter who got away.
Sunday, October 1st, 2006
2: The War at Home
The team re-opens the 2004 case of a female veteran of the Iraqi War when her prosthetic arm is found in a river. Meanwhile, Scotty visits his older brother in connection with a case that brings up painful memories from their childhood.
Sunday, October 8th, 2006
When the remains of a sandhog miner who disappeared in 1947 are found in a subway service tunnel, the team is prompted to re-open the case when they suspect the victim might have been murdered for being a union activist.
Sunday, October 15th, 2006
4: Baby Blues
Lilly re-investigates a 1982 case where a newborn baby died under suspicious circumstances of what was reported as SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome).
Sunday, October 22nd, 2006
5: Saving Sammy
Lilly re-opens a 2003 case in which an autistic boy's parents were shot in their car when Joseph brings her information that the boy might have seen the killer.
Sunday, October 29th, 2006
The team re-opens the 1958 case of a local celebrity, a radio DJ nicknamed "The Hawk", when they discover his death was staged to look like a suicide.
Sunday, November 5th, 2006
7: The Key
When new evidence of a murder case from 1979 is found, Det. Jeffries – who then worked on the case as a rookie cop – sets out to find the killer, fulfilling the promise he made to the victim's daughter 27 years ago.
Sunday, November 12th, 2006
When an undelivered letter with a missing child's handwriting on it shows up, the team is prompted to re-open the case of an 8-year-old girl who disappeared in 1975.
Sunday, November 19th, 2006
9: Lonely Hearts
The team re-investigates the unsolved 1989 murder of a woman shot in an alley when the victim's video dating tape shows up in a dead man's apartment.
Sunday, December 3rd, 2006
10: Forever Blue
The team re-investigates the 1968 death of a policeman who was shot in his patrol car. The case was then ruled as a drug bust gone bad, but new evidence now reveals the victim may have been romantically involved with his partner.
Sunday, December 10th, 2006
11: The Red and the Blue
When Jeffries' former partner comes forth with new evidence of the 2000 murder of a country singer, Lilly must travel to Knoxville, Tennessee with the reluctant Scotty in tow.
Sunday, January 7th, 2007
12: Knuckle Up
When a video clip of a missing student is found on the Internet, the team re-investigates the case of a talented 17-year-old boy who disappeared just a year before in early 2006.
Sunday, January 14th, 2007
The team re-opens the 1996 case of a wealthy woman who was afraid of the dark and died during a citywide electricity blackout.
Sunday, January 28th, 2007
14: 8:03 AM
In 2002, two kids were shot in front of two different schools on the same day at precisely 8:03 a.m. It's the fifth anniversary of the shootings, and Kat Miller wants to re-open the murders because she feels the cases are connected.
Sunday, February 18th, 2007
15: Blood on the Tracks
When traces of an explosive are found in a house, the team re-opens the 1981 case of a married couple who died in the same house in what was then ruled as an accidental gas leak.
Sunday, March 4th, 2007
16: The Good-Bye Room
Lilly re-opens the 1964 case of a murdered 17-year-old girl who was killed the day after giving birth to a baby girl in a home for unwed mothers.
Sunday, March 11th, 2007
17: Shuffle, Ball Change
When a body is found in a dumpster, the team re-opens the 1984 case of a murdered teenage boy who wanted to become a dancer against his father's wishes.
Sunday, March 18th, 2007
18: A Dollar, A Dream
The team re-opens the 1999 case of a murdered homeless woman when her remains are found in a station wagon at the bottom of the river.
Sunday, March 25th, 2007
A desperate father turned serial killer coerces the team into taking another look of his son's 1987 murder.
Sunday, April 1st, 2007
20: Stand Up and Holler
The team re-opens the 1997 case of a 16-year-old high-school cheerleader when they discover an anonymous confession to the girl's murder.
Sunday, April 8th, 2007
The team re-investigates their oldest cold case yet, the 1919 murder of a young woman who was a passionate advocate for women's right to vote.
Sunday, April 15th, 2007
The team re-opens the 2005 case of a killed longshoreman who got tangled up with the Russian mob.
Sunday, April 29th, 2007
23: The Good Death
The team re-opens the 1998 case of a terminally ill man when a nurse comes forth confessing to euthanizing six of his former patients.
Sunday, May 6th, 2007
In the fourth season finale, a hostage situation arises when the entire team is held captive while they're investigating the 2006 killings of a family who had just moved into a new house.
Sunday, September 23rd, 2007
1: Thrill Kill
Recovered from the shooting, Lilly wants to convince her boss that she's ready to get back to work. The team re-opens the 1994 case of three 10-year-old kids who were beaten to death when Lilly suspects the teens convicted of the killings may have been wrongfully incarcerated.
Sunday, September 30th, 2007
2: That Woman
After a piece of clothing belonging to a murder victim is found, the team re-opens the 1998 case of a high school girl who had a reputation for being promiscuous.
Sunday, October 7th, 2007
3: Running Around
When the victim's younger sister comes looking for her, the team re-opens the 2006 case of a missing Amish girl who was murdered while she was in Philadelphia experiencing the Amish rite of passage called "rumspringa".
Sunday, October 14th, 2007
4: Devil Music
The team re-investigates the 1953 case of a talented 19-year-old rock'n'roll singer when new evidence comes forth, suggesting he wasn't killed in the place where his body was found.
Sunday, October 21st, 2007
5: Thick as Thieves
The team re-opens the 1989 case of an unidentified Jane Doe when she dies in the hospital, after being comatose since the day she was shot 18 year ago.
Sunday, October 28th, 2007
The team re-opens the 2002 case of a 14-year-old math whiz whose half-brother exploited his unusual talents: card counting and safe cracking.
Sunday, November 4th, 2007
7: World's End
When human remains are discovered at the bottom of a well, the team opens the 1938 case of a housewife who went missing the night of Orson Welles' radio broadcast of War of the Worlds.
Sunday, November 11th, 2007
8: It Takes a Village
When the body of a newly missing boy is found in a cargo container along with the remains of three other victims who vanished in 1999-2003, the team realizes they're dealing with a serial killer.
Sunday, November 18th, 2007
9: Boy Crazy
The team re-opens the 1963 case of teenage girl who was then thought to have committed suicide. Now, new evidence leads them to believe the girl might have been murdered for acting and dressing like a boy.
Sunday, November 25th, 2007
The team re-opens the 1982 case of a well-liked young man who was shot to death after being accused of date rape by several female college students.
Sunday, December 9th, 2007
11: Family 8108
The team re-investigates the 1945 murder of a Japanese-American family man who was persecuted in his neighborhood following the Pearl Harbor attack. Meanwhile, Lt. Stillman has decided to retire from the force.
Sunday, January 6th, 2008
The team re-opens the 1999, 2001, and 2003 pipe bombing incidents that killed two and blinded one victim. The serial bomber is still on the loose and ready to strike again as he missed his latest target.
Sunday, February 17th, 2008
The team re-opens the 1998 case of a murdered 17-year-old girl when her father is arrested for beating another child.
Sunday, March 30th, 2008
14: Andy in C Minor
After traces of blood linked back to a missing teen are found, the team re-investigates the 2006 case of a boy who disappeared from a high school for deaf children.
Sunday, April 6th, 2008
15: The Road
The team re-investigates the suspected 2007 murder of a bride-to-be who was kidnapped on the day of her engagement party. Lilly and Scotty travel to West Virginia to escort the prime suspect to Philly, and on their way back, they hear his side of the story.
Sunday, April 13th, 2008
16: Bad Reputation
When a severed hand is discovered at the scene of a drug bust, the team re-opens the 1997 case of a convicted criminal who was thought to be on the run from authorities all these years.
Sunday, April 27th, 2008
The team re-opens the case of a woman who allegedly committed suicide in 1962 when the victim's granddaughter comes forth with evidence that the note found on the death scene -- then thought to be the suicide note -- was not written in the victim's handwriting.
Sunday, May 4th, 2008
18: Ghost of My Child
In the season finale, a drug addict mother, who lost her son in an apartment fire in 2005, comes forth claiming she just saw the same child in the park.
Sunday, September 28th, 2008
1: Glory Days
The 1973 death of a football player is reopened and allegations of steroid use arise.
Sunday, October 5th, 2008
2: True Calling
Rush and the team look into the death of an inner-city school teacher, originally thought to be a carjacking gone wrong, when a former student finds her car keys in an old desk.
Sunday, October 12th, 2008
3: Wednesday's Women
The team receives new evidence in a 1964 case which was then though to have been a hit-and-run. Now, a threatening letter addressed to the victim prompts Will and Kat to travel to Mississippi to re-investigate the death of a woman who was secretly involved in giving school supplies for black children.
Sunday, October 19th, 2008
4: Roller Girl
The team re-opens the 1978 case of a teenage roller skater who was found dead in a ravine.
Sunday, October 26th, 2008
5: Shore Leave
The team re-opens the 1951 case of a marine who went missing and never reported for duty after his shore leave.
Sunday, November 2nd, 2008
6: The Dealer
When a body is discovered in the trunk of a car, the team re-opens the 1981 case of a missing single mother who used to work at a car dealership.
Sunday, November 9th, 2008
7: One Small Step
The team re-opens the case of a 12-year-old boy who died in 1969 when the retired detective who originally worked the case receives a new clue -- a toy rocket bearing the victim's name.
Sunday, November 16th, 2008
8: Triple Threat
Lilly and the team look into a 1989 case involving a Russian opera singer. Vera has a strong recollection of the case being a rookie in the department at the time.
Sunday, November 23rd, 2008
9: Pin-Up Girl
The team re-investigates the 1953 death of a murdered pin-up girl when an old photograph provides important new evidence.
Sunday, November 30th, 2008
10: Street Money
When Dexter Collins, a young activist with a bright political future was found shot to death in 2005, it went down as a drug buy gone awry. Following a new tip regarding the location of the weapon, the police reopen the case and interview everyone from members of street gangs to his opponent for the city councilman seat.
Sunday, December 21st, 2008
In an episode featuring songs by Frank Sinatra, the team re-opens the 1960 murder of an airline stewardess whose remains are found in an old hotel.
Sunday, January 4th, 2009
12: Lotto Fever
The team re-investigates the 2007 murder of a mechanic who won $8 million in the lottery.
Sunday, January 11th, 2009
13: Breaking News
The team re-investigates the 1988 murder of a young TV reporter. Previously unseen news footage suggests she was on the verge of breaking a huge story about the unethical practices of a plastics company.
Sunday, January 25th, 2009
14: The Brush Man
When human remains are found in a duck pond, the team reopens the 1967 murder of a brush salesman.
Sunday, February 15th, 2009
15: Witness Protection
When the mother of a missing team storms into station. The case of a witness protection member is reopened when his body is identified by the missing teen.
Sunday, March 8th, 2009
The 1976 murder of a teen-aged girl is reopened when her father produces a photo of her and a vicious biker gang.
Sunday, March 15th, 2009
17: Officer Down
The team has to cope with their own emotions as they search for the shooter responsible for Jeffries' shooting.
Sunday, March 22nd, 2009
18: Mind Games
In an episode featuring only John Lennon hits, the team suspect a 2004 arson that killed a psychiatrist may have been caused by her former patient.
Sunday, March 29th, 2009
The team re-investigates the 1958 case of a newlywed real estate developer when new evidence suggests his body might have been moved after he was killed.
Sunday, April 12th, 2009
20: Stealing Home
The team re-opens the 1999 murder of a Cuban baseball star who fled to the U.S. after being fired from his team.
Sunday, April 26th, 2009
21: November 22nd
When the murder weapon from a 1963 case is unearthed, the team re-opens the murder of a pool hustler who was shot the same day President Kennedy was assassinated.
Sunday, May 3rd, 2009
22: The Long Blue Line (1)
In the first part of the two-part season finale, the team re-opens the case of the first ever female cadet in a local military school who was murdered in 2005.
Sunday, May 10th, 2009
23: Into the Blue (2)
In the second part of the finale, the investigation into the female cadet's murder continues. As the team finds more and more clues, the killer tries to stop the investigation to remain hidden.
Sunday, September 27th, 2009
1: The Crossing
In the season premiere, the team re-opens the 1966 case of a young woman who was thought to have jumped overboard from an ocean liner.
Sunday, October 4th, 2009
2: Hood Rats
The team re-opens the 1995 case of a skateboarding prodigy who lived on the streets.
Sunday, October 11th, 2009
The team re-investigates the 2004 death of a teen-aged boy who was wrongly sent to a a juvenile detention center.
Sunday, October 18th, 2009
The team re-investigates the 1970 death of a 20-year-old musician who was keeping a secret from his religious father.
Sunday, November 1st, 2009
The team re-opens the 1944 case of a female pilot who was part of a civilian program to aid the Air Force during World War II.
Sunday, November 8th, 2009
6: Dead Heat
The team re-opens the 1986 death of a jockey when his remains are found buried with horses.
Sunday, November 15th, 2009
7: Read Between the Lines
The team re-opens the 1991 death of a talented 14-year-old rapper girl who was placed into foster care with her sister.
Sunday, November 22nd, 2009
The team re-investigates Lt. Stillman's cold case from 1983, the death of a Chinese-American teen whose girlfriend had been killed by Chinese gang members only three months earlier.
Sunday, December 6th, 2009
The team re-opens the 1999 case of a high school debate champion whose death was originally ruled as a suicide.
Sunday, December 13th, 2009
The team re-opens the 1980 case of a murdered ice hockey player.
Sunday, January 10th, 2010
11: The Good Soldier
The team re-investigates the 2005 murder of a Green Beret recruiter who was suspected of being a jewelry thief when his former subordinate presents compelling evidence for his innocence.
Sunday, January 17th, 2010
12: The Runaway Bunny
The team re-opens the 1974 case of a murdered private investigator.
Sunday, February 14th, 2010
The team investigates 1983 murder of a graffiti artist who died from a fatal dose of paint.
Sunday, February 21st, 2010
When new evidence of potential foul play emerges, the team re-opens the 1971 case of a teenage circus aerialist who fell to her death while performing a dangerous new act.
Sunday, February 28th, 2010
15: Two Weddings
At a colleague's wedding, Det. Jeffries convinces the rest team to re-open the 2008 death of the bride's previous fiancé.
Sunday, March 14th, 2010
16: One Fall
The team investigates the 1986 murder of a pro wrestler.
Sunday, March 21st, 2010
17: Flash Over
Realizing that the missing Vera has finally hit rock bottom, his worried team members hope that a new twist to a 2006 arson case, which he was secretly obsessing about in recent weeks, might supply leads to his whereabouts.
Sunday, March 28th, 2010
18: Last Drive-In (1)
When ballistics tie a recent murder case of Rush's to a serial killer who was seemingly inactive for 27 years, a tough FBI agent with ties to Stillman shows up to enlist the team's aid in finding the killer who has eluded her for 30 years.
Sunday, April 4th, 2010
19: Bullet (2)
After determining the serial killer's identity - and some of his likely future targets - the team and the FBI work together to apprehend him while trying to locate and protect the people he's preparing to kill.
Sunday, April 11th, 2010
20: Free Love
Rush and FBI agent Ryan Cavanaugh discover their attraction for one another while investigating the 1969 murder of a GI at Woodstock, and Vera helps his married ex-girlfriend, Megan, after sentimental jewelry is stolen from her home.
Sunday, May 2nd, 2010
21: Almost Paradise (1)
Rush tries to ignore her father's appeals to give her troublemaker sister another chance after she suddenly resurfaces.
Sunday, May 2nd, 2010
22: Shattered (2)
Valens partners with Rush to locate her abducted, drug-addicted sister, while Jeffries tries to bring justice to the case of a murdered teenaged girl that has haunted him for 17 years.