While Major Crimes struggles to get comfortable in their new, state-of-the-art surroundings, Brenda investigates the murder of a contractor who was having an affair with the wife of one of his clients.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Caleb Walker
Paul Ryder
Cherie Walker
Melanie Ryder
Mr. Murdoch


Brenda and the Major Crimes unit have just moved into their offices at the new police headquarters when they are called to investigate the murder of Steven Beebe, an amateur astronomer who, it would seem, was shot while out on his balcony. He's been having an affair with the married Cherie Walker, who had hired him to do repairs on her house. Cherie was in his bed when he was killed but claims she was sound asleep when it happened. Other than his history of sleeping with customers, his employees (Melanie and Paul Ryder) say he was a good, reliable boss. The police soon determine that he was shot with a high-powered rifle from the Walker's house, which is in direct line of sight with Beebe's balcony. Beebe's computer password is the clue that leads to the identity of the killer. Meanwhile, Assistant Chief Pope tells everyone there's going to be a major announcement. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery


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12 July 2010 (USA)  »

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[while watching a broadcast of the press conference]
Lieutenant Andy Flynn: So, that's the big announcement, huh? We're getting a new chief. Who do you think it's gonna be?
Commander Taylor: Oh, I think we already know.
Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson: Do you really think that Will... Chief Pope is going to take over the entire department?
Commander Taylor: I do.
Agent Fritz Howard: From the look on his face, so does he.
Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson: THAT'S why he loves this building so much. He thinks it's his!
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