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Episode List


Season 1

28 Sep. 2003
Look Again
A pretty, teen joins a rich clique at school. She draws the attention of several of the guys. At one of their parties, she was found beaten-to-death on the tennis court in 1976.
5 Oct. 2003
Lily re-investigates a 1980's murder where a young housewife was blown up by a bomb in her backyard. Meanwhile, the victim's now-grown daughter is bothering a pervert whom she believes is the killer, but is he?
12 Oct. 2003
Our Boy Is Back
When a serial rapist sends a letter to the squad announcing his return to Philadelphia after five years, the team re-investigates the 1998 murder of a college student who was believed to be one of his victims.
19 Oct. 2003
Churchgoing People
Lily looks into a man's murder that led to the dissolution of a religiously-involved family, but she finds something fishy about every member of the former household.
26 Oct. 2003
The Runner
The team reopen an unsolved case about a young policeman was murdered in 1976, Joe Washington, who are involved in a drug case at dangerous zone.
9 Nov. 2003
Love Conquers Al
A petty thief, hoping for a reduced prison sentence, relays information pertaining to the night in 1981 when a high school track runner was fatally shot, placing doubt on the guilt of the man now serving a life sentence for the crime.
16 Nov. 2003
A Time to Hate
The team investigates a 1964 case when a young college student was killed outside a gay bar.
30 Nov. 2003
Fly Away
After two years in a coma, a mother wakes in the hospital. Rosie hardly remembers the night she and her daughter were thrown out of a window, killing her daughter. Lily and Scotty look into the case and find a whole nest of bad secrets.
7 Dec. 2003
Sherry Darlin'
A man calls Detective Lilly Rush to confess that he murdered his grandmother in 1989 and buried her in the basement of his old house.
21 Dec. 2003
The team is searching for as suspected serial killer. The murders started with a young man who was hitchhiking home from the casino after winning $3000. They have little to go on other than a boot print.
11 Jan. 2004
A young college girl had been killed several years earlier and laid out in a pond. The college professor, with whom the girl was having an affair, was always suspected but there was nothing solid to go on. Another girl is killed the same way.
18 Jan. 2004
Lilly looks into one of Lt. Stillman's old cases, involving the death of an 8 year old boy killed on his way home from the corner store.
25 Jan. 2004
The Letter
A 25-year-old woman was found raped and suffocated in a boarding house for "colored women" in 1939. Written off as a prostitute murdered by a john, Sadie's death made her daughter ashamed of her heritage. After her mother's death, the granddaughter asks Detective Rush to find the truth. Few contemporaries survive, and the crucial DNA evidence must be obtained from Sadie's exhumed body's fingernails.
15 Feb. 2004
The Boy in the Box
The team investigates a 1958 case where a dead 6-year-old boy wrapped inside a box was discovered in a field. The previous investigation developed no leads in determining the identity of the boy. However, new evidence suggests he may have lived at a nearby Catholic orphanage.
22 Feb. 2004
Disco Inferno
The team investigates a 1978 case where 22 people were killed in a fire at a popular disco after new evidence shows that one of the victims was shot before the fire.
7 Mar. 2004
Excavation of a building erected in 1969 reveals two skeletons, one black male, one white female. Remains of clothing and ID's lead to a revolutionary group during that Summer of Love. The couple were volunteers who were taking pregnant girls to receive abortions from an activist physician just before they disappeared. Rush and her team must sort out many possible suspects and motives: jealous boyfriends, racism, rumored FBI informers, and the ALF (Afrikaner Liberation Front) among others.
14 Mar. 2004
The Lost Soul of Herman Lester
An up and coming basketball player on the way to making it big is found dead on a street playground. Was it a street robbery gone bad, an overly competitive player who wanted his slot or something else?
28 Mar. 2004
An alcoholic comes in and tells a tale of a hit and run. She is sure that she killed him when she drove drunk on New Years eve.
4 Apr. 2004
Late Returns
A man is found shot to death in his driveway. The team re-open a 1992 murder of a young woman, a Democratic worker, who went missing after leaving a political event on Election night.
18 Apr. 2004
Facing federal charges induces an inside trader to broker another trade: information about a unsolved murder for a lesser charge/sentence. Though it does not pan out, it leads Rush and Valens to a tangled web of deception, drugs, stock swindles, sexual harassment, manipulation and enough suspects to keep them all busy sorting out trash from truth.
25 Apr. 2004
Maternal Instincts
This case was from a woman's murder in 1989. The case is reopened in 2004 when the witness gets in trouble with the law and is a juvenile delinquent and arrested several times. The witness was her three-year old son on the night of his birthday. The son remembers red and yellow balloons, a train, and the name Bobby. The team investigates the case. They discover things that don't add up. Lilly attempts to drill some sense into the juvenile and brings up part of her past.
2 May 2004
The Plan
The Team gets an anonymous letter saying the 1999 accidental death of a swim coach at a military academy was the result of a carefully orchestrated plot.
23 May 2004
Lover's Lane
In 1986, a teenage girl was raped and stabbed to death in a popular lovers' lane. A man was arrested and convicted for the crime, based on circumstantial evidence. When the case is retried using modern DNA technology, he is proven innocent and Lilly and her team set out to find the real killer.

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