Arriving at a crime scene with a dead body, Shawn sees another victim that he connects to an unsolved case of his father's from 20 years ago. Henry works with Shawn and Gus. As the murders are solved, Shawn realizes his father is in danger. Written by
Did You Know?
The title of the episode, Santabarbara, comes from the movie it plays homage to, Chinatown. The last name of the woman who is the murder victim, Veronica Towne, thus comes from the man who wrote the screenplay for Chinatown, Robert Towne. See more
Near the end of the episode, Shawn is wrapping up and telling Jordan Beaumont how horrible his day has been. He says, "The girl you're dating turns out to be your sister who killed your father who killed your mother and was sleeping with your ex-girlfriend." But his father did not kill his mother, his father killed his half-sister's mother. See more
References The Lincoln Lawyer