In the Case of the Week, Marshall Bill Nichols is killed and the other marshals suspect it was to gain access or information about the witness protection program people he's guarding. Marshal Brooks and Chief Mullen are dispatched to protect Nichols' people located in their neck of the woods.
Meanwhile, Assistant Director Karen Goodall is brought in (the lovely Carla Gugino) and she and Raylan are sent to get information out of Litlte Joe Delahunt, who they believe might be behind Nichols' murder.
But it's not Delahunt. One of the protectees, Walter Vondis (now named Terry Po) wanted to get back in Delahunt's good graces, so he needed $2 million. He got that money by