The Closer: Season 1, Episode 5

Flashpoint (11 Jul. 2005)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Brenda's investigation into the murder of a psychiatrist and the drug trial he was conducting is disrupted when Pope leaks confidential information and Flynn uses it against her.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Russell Taylor (credit only)
Dr. Jerome
Dr. Dawson
Leah Rainey
Mr. Hammond
Howard Quigley


Brenda and her team investigate the death of a well-known psychiatrist who was killed in his office. The victim was one of several doctors treating young adults addicts and was running a clinical test of a new anti-depressant that was meant to keep them from returning to illicit drug use. Turns out the drug may have had serious side effects but the leader of the study is less than cooperative. The case takes an interesting turn when it turns out the drug may not have anything to do with the murder. Meanwhile, Lt. Flynn, who is still trying to undermine Brenda's authority, learns that Brenda was the subject of an ethics investigation while with the Atlanta PD. Written by garykmcd

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Brenda Leigh Johnson: [after learning that Lt. Flynn went over her head regarding the Special Master Motion] Have a seat. I should like to state as emphatically as I can how unhappy I am that you went over my head. This idea of yours is a no-go because I don't like waitin' around for two months while a judge determines exactly what a Special Master can do in this case and then maybe lose the hearing. However, if we find ourselves reduced to pursuing alternatives of a dubious legal nature or should the sun explode I ...
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