Motive (2013–2016)

The Dead Hand 

Angie is held hostage by a suicide bomber whose son confessed to murdering his sister. The victim was a nosy reporter for her high school paper who had been digging up scandal involving a teacher selling grades. Angie reopens the case.


David Frazee


James Thorpe (developed by), Daniel Cerone (created by) | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kristin Lehman ... Detective Angie Flynn
Louis Ferreira ... Sergeant Oscar Vega
Brendan Penny ... Detective Brian Lucas
Lauren Holly ... Dr. Betty Rogers
Karen LeBlanc ... Detective Paula Mazur
Christina Cox ... Susan Bailin
Dylan Bruce ... Rand Hardy
Sarah Grey ... Nancy Bailin
Aleks Paunovic ... Sergeant Fred Blunt
Christie Laing ... Mackenzie Usher
Cameron Bright ... Manny Flynn
Kate Isaac ... Kerry Hardy
Adam DiMarco ... Josh Martin
Mitchell Kummen ... Ben Patkowski
Veena Sood ... Principal Shirley Davidson


The victim: Nancy Bailin, a bright high school student and writer for her school's newspaper. The killer: Rand Hardy, a teacher at the school and faculty advisor for the newspaper. The case of Nancy's murder takes an interesting turn six months after the fact when a woman enters the Metro Vancouver Police office with a bomb strapped to her person, she demanding the release of the person who confessed to the murder, Josh Martin, who she claims did not murder Nancy. Angie, Brian and Paula are among the hostages the woman holds in custody. Oscar, Angie, Brian, Paula and Betty all were not involved in Nancy's case/Josh's conviction so have to come up to speed on the details. The detectives quickly discover that the bomber has special interest in the case: she is Josh and Nancy's mother, Susan Bailin, Josh and Nancy being half-siblings hence their different last names. In reviewing the interrogation tape where Josh confessed, Angie, Brian and Paula find that there is a forty-five minute ... Written by Huggo

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5 July 2016 (Canada) See more »

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