The Closer: Season 7, Episode 11

Necessary Evil (28 Nov. 2011)

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Brenda suspects that a good Samaritan high school coach murdered his new principal, while captain Raydor catches Pope off guard with the surprise announcement that she is retiring.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Coach Rich Carr
Mr. Reed
Terrence Miller


Brenda and the team investigate the shooting death of high school principal John Reed who is found at the wheel of his car. He was on his way home and talking to his wife on the phone when he told her he had to take care of something at which point she heard the gunshots. A similar shooting involving the same make and color of car had occurred just a few blocks away two weeks before. That shooting involved a TSA agent meaning Fritz and the FBI also have an interest. Reed had recently begun a new assignment and specialized in cleaning up problem schools. His wife says he had received threats. He had decided to transfer the school's football coach, Rich Carr, and the police find underage students living in his house. They also find the murder weapon, which had been used in a robbery 5 years ago. Coach Carr isn't the one responsible however. Meanwhile, Capt. Raydor continues to shadow Priority Homicide looking for who is leaking information to the lawyer suing the LAPD. Written by garykmcd

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(at around 50 mins) Captain Sharon Raydor asks if the body has been identified. Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson asks the coroner, Kendall, if they have an I.D. for the victim and, as he stands to hand her the victim's driver's license, the head of the dummy used to replace the actor playing the victim is visibly lifted into frame. See more »

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