The team investigates the 1983 murder of an openly gay man who had been extremely active in attempting to stop the spread of AIDS. This included likely burning down a bathhouse where gay men were transmitting the disease and threatening to out closeted homosexuals who did not agree to petition congress for a solution. The early investigation also discovers that he was estranged from his prominent father who had kicked him out of his brother's wedding for bringing his partner along to the reception. Written by
Did You Know?
Jeff Kern was murdered on April 22, 1983. See more
In 1983, Jeff jokes that he doesn't believe that Rock Hudson has liver cancer. Hudson's "liver cancer" (actually a cover story for his AIDS diagnosis) was not made until 1984. See more
You Got Lucky
Performed by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers See more