The Closer (2005–2012)
14 Jul. 2008Controlled Burn
Brenda investigates the murder of a woman and the wild fire she was found in, complicated by the reappearance of Bill Croelick who is either the likeliest suspect or the best resource she'll ever have to find the killer.
21 Jul. 2008Speed Bump
The team investigates the hit-and-run death of one of Flynn's old cases, and Brenda works on her political skills when it turns out the case may lead to a Hollywood director and his wife.
28 Jul. 2008Cherry Bomb
A girl is dead. At Commander Taylor's entreaty, Brenda steps beyond her purview to bring a high school rapist protected by his intimidating policeman father to justice.
4 Aug. 2008Live Wire
A murdered man wearing a wire is discovered in an alley. Once he's identified, his ties to an FBI drug case put Brenda in conflict with Fritz.
11 Aug. 2008Dial M for Provenza
Carjackers compromise Priority Homicide's successful murder-for-hire sting operation when they make off with Lt. Provenza's car, containing all the compiled evidence.
18 Aug. 2008Problem Child
A 13-year-old boy goes missing, and the more Brenda's team looks into it, the more they can't find anyone who wouldn't want him dead.
25 Aug. 2008Sudden Death
Det. Julio Sanchez' little brother Oscar is shot and killed, leaving Julio beside himself with grief and seeking his killer any way he can, which threatens the investigation.
1 Sep. 2008Split Ends
A movie studio hair-stylist is found beaten to death, making her physically abusive, soon-to-be-divorced husband the prime suspect.
8 Sep. 2008Tijuana Brass
Brenda takes on the Catholic church and the obnoxious Ricardo Ramos as the team investigates the deaths of two Mexican policeman while facing the possible end of the Priority Homicide unit.
15 Sep. 2008Time Bomb
Brenda and her newly christened Major Crimes Division investigate the victim of a crude pipe bomb that exploded too soon, a case that leads them to disaffected teens with a plot that will make one of the team a deadly target.
26 Jan. 2009Good Faith
Dr. Morales calls in a favor when he believes a suicide is murder, interfering with Brenda planning her wedding with her parents.
2 Feb. 2009Junk in the Trunk
Brenda's personal day is ruined when the body of an obese jewel thief is found in the trunk of his car, without the diamonds he stole.
9 Feb. 2009Power of Attorney
Brenda and her team match wits with a sex offender's lawyer in a case involving murder and a serial rapist, and when Deputy DA Garnett forces an unpalatable plea bargain, no one is prepared for the result.
16 Feb. 2009Fate Line
Fritz' sister, a newly-discovered 'intuitionist', assists Brenda and her team with a case that involves text messages that imply a murder and a suicide that isn't what it seems.