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Season 1

16 Feb. 2012
Pilot
When Detective Michael Britten regains consciousness following his family's car accident, he is told that his wife Hannah perished, but that his teen son, Rex, has survived. As he tries to put the pieces of his life back together he awakens again in a world in which his wife is very much alive, but his son Rex died in the accident. In order to keep both of his loved ones alive he begins living two dueling realities. Trying to regain some normalcy Michael turns to his work solving crimes in both worlds with the help of two different partners, Detective Isaiah "Bird" ...
 
8 Mar. 2012
The Little Guy
Detective Michael Britten continues to deal with his parallel versions of reality. In one world he's looking for ways to reconnect with his son, Rex, by offering him some normalcy while they deal with his mother's death. In the other, Britten works to understand the emotions that his grieving wife, Hannah is going through. Meanwhile, a witness in the murder of a homeless man tells Britten and his rookie partner, Vega that a "small guy" was spotted at the scene of the crime. When that clue crosses over into the case Britten is working on in his other reality, Bird, is ...
 
15 Mar. 2012
Guilty
Detective Michael Britten's two worlds spin out of control when his son Rex is kidnapped by an escaped convict, Cooper, a man Britten arrested 10 years ago. In his other reality, Hannah is upset that Britten cannot attend an event honoring their deceased son because he is tracking down a missing teenage boy. Clues from both worlds lead to a confrontation that calls Britten's sanity into question.
 
22 Mar. 2012
Kate Is Enough
While investigating an alleged suicide during an upscale yacht party with Detective Vega, Detective Britten runs into Rex's former babysitter Kate (guest star Brianna Brown).
 
29 Mar. 2012
Oregon
The grass is always greener.
 
5 Apr. 2012
That's Not My Penguin
Happy sleep.
 
12 Apr. 2012
Ricky's Tacos
May I take your order.
 
19 Apr. 2012
Nightswimming
At night, a naked man, runs beside a swimming pool and up the ladder of a diving platform while two armed cops tell him to stop. In Michael's life with Hannah, she's packing for their move to Oregon. He's hoping to pass a long-time informant to his partner. Jake, the informant, isn't happy about the arrangement. In the alternate reality, a Mob accountant is marked for murder, and Michael tries to convince him and his wife, who was unaware that her highly-paid husband was working for the Mob, to abandon life as they know it and enter witness protection. She is angry at...
 
26 Apr. 2012
Game Day
In both of Michael's realities, an L.A. university plays a football game against a Seattle rival: one team wins in one, the other team in the other. In the world with his wife, the movers are coming soon. Right after the football game, a belligerent young man rooting for Seattle is found murdered; his younger brother identifies the body and helps Michael find a suspect. In Michael's world with his son, someone torches the dry cleaning shop of a gambler heavily in debt; a woman dies in the fire. Michael suspects the gambler first then his bookie. Michael's son wants ...
 
3 May 2012
Slack Water
In three days, Michael and Hannah move to Oregon: they visit with Emma and her parents to offer to be supportive, but the parents articulate a different decision for Emma. Hannah isn't convinced this is what Emma wants. Meanwhile, Michael is closing out cases while the captain urges her underworld partner to be patient. In Michael's other reality, a double murder looks like a theft gone bad; then, they find evidence in a dumpster that sends them searching for other answers.
 
10 May 2012
Say Hello to My Little Friend
For the first time since the accident, when Michael falls asleep next to his wife, he does not wake up in the reality with his son. Dr. Lee says this is progress, finally acknowledging the boy's death. A man who Michael saw in his last moments in his son's world turns up as a talkative figment of Michael's imagination: Michael thinks the man holds the key to getting back to his son. He behaves oddly in front of Vega, he's distracted during an encounter with Emma's father, in his head he replays the fatal accident over and over, and the captain suspends him when he ...
 
17 May 2012
Two Birds
Detective Britten doesn't know who to trust when the truth behind the accident begins to reveal itself and a high-ranking conspiracy threatens both of his realities. In a moment of frustration, Britten decides to take the law into his own hands and goes after Detective Hawkins, putting himself and Bird in the crosshairs of the conspirators. Captain Harper is instructed to clean up the mess. Later, when questioned about his partner, Detective Vega begins to have concerns about his Captain's intentions.
 
24 May 2012
Turtles All the Way Down
Michael's realities now involve memories and events before the accident and plunge him into an investigation of fellow officers. He uncovers a cocaine operation. In the realm of his son, he may catch some of the bad guys and be vindicated, while in the realm of his wife, he's seriously wounded and on the lam. With his psychiatrists in a rhetorical duel, things tilt toward the surreal. Vega in a penguin suit gives Michael a vision of what went down. Then, Michael's two selves converse, and Dr. Evans stops in mid-sentence. Where is he?
 

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