The police investigate the murder of two Iranian-American college students who were killed in a convenience store. The shootings have all the earmarks of a hate crime as nothing was stolen and "Go Home" was written above them. The police soon realize that they have a kidnapping on their hands when they learn a third person was with them. The ransom demanded by the kidnapper - and his relationship to the kidnapped man - comes as a surprise. Crews also learns that Dani Reese, who was only 12-years old at the time of the Bank of LA robbery, also has a connection to that crime.
Two Iranian immigrant youngsters are murdered in a gas station The killer wrote 'Go home', their third friend, model student Amir Darvashi, is missing, soon reported kidnapped for ransom. The self-made owner Marya Ann Farmer identifies one of three masks robbers on security video as her wayward son Jeffrey Farmer. The trios were linked by drug dealing. Dani Reese speaks Farsi as her ma was Iranian, but Charlie's psychological brilliance cracks the case while the violent surfers commit surprising new crimes. Meanwhile Charlie passes on a date with Olivia to dad Ted Earley.
- "WHAT SEEMS LIKE A HATE CRIME TURNS OUT TO BE A YOUNG MANS CRY FOR HELP When two Iranian Americans are killed and a third is kidnapped, Detective Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Dani Reese (Sarah Shahi) believe they have a hate crime on their hands. They race to meet the kidnappers demands before its too late. What unfolds is a complicated scheme involving drugs, money and ultimately a young mans desperate attempt to win his mothers affection. Meanwhile, Crews' (Damian Lewis) dream about solar panels prompts him to want to buy a solar farm. Crews' roommate and financial advisor, Ted Earley (Adam Arkin), questions his impulsive nature." From NBC Universal Media Village.