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“Bosch: Legacy” Review: More Crimes, Cold Cases and LA Landmarks in New Amazon Spin-Off

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Rating: 6/10

If, like me, you’re partial to investigative procedural shows set in photogenic cities (complete with a touch of local cuisine), you’re in luck. Bosch: Legacy — a.k.a. sort of Bosch season eight — debuts on Amazon’s ad-supported and free streaming service Freevee (previously known as IMDb TV) this Friday, May 6. The 10-episode new season of the Bosch spin-off will premiere with four episodes; after that, two new ones will be available each Friday through May 27. The first four episodes of the season were available for review.

If you’re new to this TV adaptation of the Michael Connelly series of books starring a Los Angeles Homicide Detective with a soft spot for jazz and cold cases, I’d say it’s better that you start with the previous seven seasons of Prime Video’s Bosch , which are also available on Freevee. More than a traditional spin-off with a new character as the main focus, this show still revolves around Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver), but in his new era as a private investigator. His daughter Maddie (Madison Lintz) and the lawyer Honey Chandler (Mimi Rogers) are the two other protagonists from Bosch who’ve come to Legacy . 

Bosch: Legacy kicks off with a very necessary “Previously on Bosch ” that reminds you where things left off at the end of Bosch ’s season seven. Maddie decided to apply to the LAPD and follow in her dad and mom’s footsteps by working in law enforcement. Honey awoke from a coma after being shot in her home while she was working on a case involving millionaire Carl Rogers (Michael Rose). He had ties to Russian organized crime. And Bosch resigned from the LAPD, ready to start anew as a private eye. 

This new season is loosely based on the novel The Wrong Side of Goodbye . Connelly not only executive produces here, but he’s also credited as co-writer of Bosch: Legacy ’s pilot with Eric Overmyer, who also developed Bosch as a TV show. 

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The new show also stars Stephen Chang — he’s featured in Bosch: Legacy ’s opening credits as the fourth lead with Welliver, Lintz and Rogers — as Mo. He’s Bosch’s associate and the kind of person the detective turns to when he needs to track someone’s car — or do something as simple as a Google search. Harry — the kind of Angelino who doesn’t use Google Maps — isn’t exactly tech-savvy, so I understand why he’d want a Mo in his professional life. Plus, they both share an enthusiasm for jazz and have lots of opinions about it. 

The thing is though, Mo doesn’t get as much screen time as Harry, Maddie or Honey do, even if he’s supposed to be one of the series regulars. Plus he’s introduced in the same way all the other characters in this show are: as someone we already knew from the previous series. That’s not the case with him and we don’t learn much about him, his background or how he met Bosch and managed to gain the detective’s confidence. 

Old acquaintances from Bosch’s past life do show up. I was only too happy when Crate (Gregory Scott Cummins) and Barrel (Troy Evans) made an appearance to help Bosch in a surveillance gig that the two old-school detectives nail. Coltrane , the adorable blue heeler dog that Bosch adopted in season five of the show, is also back. Although he doesn’t get enough close-ups for my taste. And we can only hope Jerry Edgar (Jamie Hector) and one of his impeccable three-piece suits will also materialize at some point in the show. 

The callbacks to Bosch don’t end there, which is why I think this simply feels like a new season of Amazon’s longest-running Prime Video Original, Bosch , more than a spin-off or new TV drama. There’s jazz, aerial takes of Downtown Los Angeles at night and a continuous showcase of the Californian city and its food scene. Maddie has a heated conversation about whether the small chain Umami Burger or the hot dogs institution Pink’s is a better lunch option. We get a peek inside upscale restaurants République and Jar , and stop in for coffee and donuts at Trejo’s . Plus, there’s a chase on foot through the streets of LA’s fashion district, and Bosch meets a client by the Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation in Burbank. So the show keeps being a way to vicariously travel to LA while always avoiding tourist traps. 

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The other thing to return to Legacy , although sadly not for long, is Bosch’s glass-walled cantilever house, which hangs over the Hollywood Hills — and the arresting views of the city that come with it. The house can be seen in Bosch: Legacy ’s first episode but the detective is forced to move out of it after an earthquake damages its foundation. 

I’m not sure whether it’s that unfortunate change of residence or the constraints imposed by filming during the pandemic — or both — but this new season looks less photogenic than past seasons. So much so that I had a very hard time finding a promo image for this article that wasn’t just some actors on an interior, and not necessarily attractive, set. Even if Los Angeles still is a big component of the show, the city looks less cinematic this time around.

I’m also not sure about the way the series decided to tackle the pandemic. They took the And Just Like That… route of portraying a present-day maskless society in which COVID-19 is a thing of the past. Even though some references to how the pandemic also had good things — you could easily find a parking space — ring true, we know better than to think of COVID-19 as a thing with a clear ending.

Much like the time I told you about the other Amazon procedural show based on a series of bestselling mystery novels ( Reacher ) , I also don’t think Bosch: Legacy is going to win many awards. It’s not that kind of Peak TV material. But if you were craving a new season of Bosch and feel like revisiting the detective’s not-always-by-the-book way of doing things, you won’t be disappointed.


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Churchgoing People

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Lilly investigates the 1990 murder of a church organist who was found in an alley surrounded by crack vials and racy magazines.

Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery & Thriller

Network: CBS

Air Date: Oct 19, 2003

Directed By: Mark Pellington

Written By: Meredith Stiehm

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Kathryn Morris

Jeremy Ratchford

Justin Chambers

John Walcutt

Isabella Hofmann

Douglas Smith

Aimee Teegarden

Kevin McCorkle

Jimmi Simpson

Daisy McCrackin

Kerrie Keane

David Forseth

David Oberbeck

Kelli Dawn Hancock

Tisha Frazier

Jerry Bruckheimer

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Jonathan Littman

Meredith Stiehm

Mark Pellington

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The Alzheimer’s afflicted widow of a slain church organist begins having flashbacks about her husband’s murder, leading Lilly to reopen the case.

The victim, Mitchell Bayes, was found stabbed, left in an alley in a rough part of town, surrounded by pornography and crack vials. Mitchell’s widow, Charlotte Bayes, remembers that she was suspicious that he was cheating on her with a fellow church member. Charlotte’s son, Ryan, who is also her keeper, asks Lilly to close the investigation, and Charlotte’s daughter, Tina, who hasn’t seen Ryan in years, also wishes to keep the case closed. ”Good families don’t talk about these things.”

We learn that the night of the murder, Tina was with Mitchell in their green van, begging Mitchell to stop cheating on Charlotte. That night he breaks off their affair. Lilly visits Ryan again, noting the door is unlocked. She grills Ryan, asking about the night in question. She mentions the door was unlocked. Ryan eventually tells her what happened that night.

Charlotte was teaching him to dance for that night, a school dance. Charlotte, it seems, would be abusive when she drank. She controlled Ryan then, and since Ryan had to care for her now, he would leave the door unlocked, since Charlotte would often walk off on her own, and if the door happened to be unlocked, and something happened to Charlotte, then Ryan would be free. He remembers that Charlotte was drinking, and that she was angry at Mitchell for cheating on her. Mitchell told Ryan he would take him to the dance, but Charlotte, ever controlling, wouldn’t allow him. Charlotte went after Mitchell with a metal spike, and stabbed him in the bathroom. She ordered Ryan to help dispose of the body. They drove to the alley, and Charlotte made Ryan spread dirty magazines and crack vials around Mitchell’s body. The whole murder was a setup by Charlotte. Charlotte is arrested, and Ryan and Tina reunite.

Victim: Mitchell Bayes

Doer: Charlotte Bayes

Motive: Jealousy

Main Cast [ ]

  • Kathryn Morris as Lilly Rush
  • Justin Chambers as Chris Lassing
  • John Finn as John Stillman
  • Jeremy Ratchford as Nick Vera
  • Thom Barry as Will Jeffries

Guest Cast [ ]

  • Isabella Hofmann as Charlotte Bayes
  • John Walcutt as Mitchell Bayes
  • Jimmi Simpson as Ryan Bayes (2003)
  • Kerrie Keane as Judy Enright
  • Douglas Smith as Ryan Bayes (1990)
  • Daisy McCrackin as Tina Bayes (2003)
  • Danny Oberbeck as Jeff

Co-Starring [ ]

  • Aimee Teegarden as Tina Bayes (1990)
  • Kevin McCorkle as Gil Sherman
  • David Forseth as Officer Silvan
  • Kelli Dawn Hancock as Ashley
  • Tisha Frazier as Dani
  • Liz Davies as Delores
  • Todd Berry as Tom Walsh
  • Justin Chambers ' final appearance as Chris Lassing because Chambers' character had bad reviews before the show aired.
  • This was the first episode to have a male victim and the first to have a female character be the killer.
  • The first appearance of Kevin McCorkle as Detective Gil Sherman .
  • Debut of Aimee Teegarden .
  • The episode was remade as the fourteenth episode of No Statute of Limitations .

Opening Song [ ]

George Michael - Faith (Official Video)

Alongside Songs [ ]

Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up (Video)

Closing Song [ ]

Madonna - Live To Tell (Official Music Video)

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Season 1, Episode 4 of Cold Case .

Directed by Mark Pellington

Written by Meredith Stiehm

Lilly reopens the 1990 case of Mitchell Bayes, husband and father of a deeply religious family, who was found dead in a van parked in the alley of a bad neighborhood, half-naked and surrounded by drugs.

  • Abusive Parents : Charlotte.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing : Charlotte, literally. Every flashback shows her as a prim and modestly coiffed and dressed woman—who was an abusive drunk who eventually murdered her husband.
  • By-the-Book Cop : See also Police are Useless below. While Lilly has good intuition and knows how to question subjects well, a lot of what she uncovers is found simply because she did her job properly (checking inventory, asking appropriate witnesses questions) that the previous detective did not do.
  • Chekhov's Gun : Subverted. Some emphasis on the wine bottle, and we know Mitchell was stabbed. The murderer actually grabs the wine bottle as a weapon, but then switches it for a metal spike, which becomes the murder weapon in the end.
  • Churchgoing Villain : Even before the revelation that she was an abusive drunk, Charlotte seemed pretty obsessed with portraying the family as the typical Christian nuclear family.
  • A Deadly Affair : Although she'd been smacking him around for a while, it's learning of her husband's infidelity that makes Charlotte finally kill him.
  • Defective Detective : Sherman in 1990.
  • Domestic Abuse : A great deal.
  • Double Standard: Abuse, Female on Male : Averted. Charlotte's behavior is portrayed as just as horrifying and ultimately deadly as it would have been were the genders reversed.
  • Gaining the Will to Kill : Charlotte would usually be controlling and abusive, but eventually gains the will to murder.
  • Hiding Behind Religion : Charlotte Bayes promotes her family as the perfect Christian home, and uses that to cover up her husband�s murder. When the police came to inform her that his naked body was found in a place where druggies and hookers hung out, she put on a tearful act and pretended like she couldn�t believe Mitchell would do such sinful acts, saying that they were �churchgoing people� .
  • High-School Dance : Ryan is supposed to go to one the night Mitchell dies. He has a date that night. Charlotte teaches him how to dance in preparation.
  • Plot-Inciting Infidelity : The murder occurs because Mitchell is cheating on his abusive wife.
  • Police Are Useless : In 1990, Sherman did little to nothing to solve the case. It was a fairly straight forward case with a lot of clues that he missed. He later admits he was drunk and sloppy from 1988-1994.
  • Scatterbrained Senior : Charlotte has Alzheimer's in the present. Ryan cares for her.
  • Shoot the Messenger : Not literally, but Ryan takes the second phone call from Judy (who was fairly confident she didn't make a second phone call). When Charlotte finds out, she controls Ryan and says he can't go to the dance.
  • Slowly Slipping Into Evil : Charlotte starts off a normal housewife, but drinks. Then she's physically abusive when drinking. Then eventually murders her family member.
  • Stepford Smiler : When we first meet the family, they appear to be the epitome of a nuclear Christian family. It turns out that the mother is an abusive drunk and they're all terrified of her.
  • Sympathetic Adulterer : Mitchell. One cannot help but feel for him. Falls into the Pay Cheating Unto Evil category.
  • The Mistress : Potentially Judy. It is unclear how long the affair has been going on for, but she definitely expects Mitchell to park and enter the motel when he arrives.
  • Til Murder Do Us Part : Charlotte.
  • The Unfair Sex : Averted a lot. Charlotte is clearly portrayed as the abusive, controlling murderer that she is.
  • Unstoppable Rage : Leads to the murder.
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A nail-biter from Jerry Bruckheimer revolves around Philadelphia homicide detective Lilly Rush, whose investigation of long-unsolved crimes is driven by the belief that 'people shouldn't be forgotten.'

Season 1 Episode Guide

23 Episodes 2003 - 2004

The first season of this police drama follows Lilly Rush (Kathryn Morris), a homicide detective with the Philadelphia Police Department who investigates unsolved crimes from recent times to decades-old cases. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, many stories are inspired by real-life cases such as those of young 1957 murder victim "The Boy in the Box," the 2003 fire in The Station nightclub that killed 100 people and the disappearance of Washington intern Chandra Levy. Also on the squad are Lilly's partner Scotty Valens (Danny Pino), Will Jeffries (Thom Barry), Nick Vera (Jeremy Ratchford) and her mentor Lieutenant John Stillman (John Finn). Her partner for the first few episodes is Chris Lassing (Justin Chambers, who left the show for the role of Alex Karev on "Grey's Anatomy").

Tue, May 17, 2022 60 mins

Lilly probes the 1976 murder of a teenage girl, who was beaten to death on a tennis court during a party at a plush estate, after an eyewitness comes forward with new information. Todd: D.W. Moffett. Eric: Michael Reilly Burke. Melanie: Lisa Waltz. Evelyn: Elizabeth Franz. Jill: Kate Mara. Bonita: Lillian Hurst.

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Sun, Oct 5, 2003 60 mins

Lilly investigates a 1983 murder in which a young mother was killed by a homemade bomb packed in a laundry-detergent box shortly before she was to testify in court against a man who exposed himself to her. Vera: Jeremy Ratchford. Stillman: John Finn. Lilly: Kathryn Morris.

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Our Boy Is Back

Sun, Oct 12, 2003 60 mins

A serial rapist who terrorized the city five years earlier, leaving one woman dead, sends a letter to the detective squad letting them know that he is back and ready to strike again. Gail: Gwendolyn Whiteside. Larry: Christopher Shea. Bruce: Greg Zola. Nicole: Jenni Blong. Ellen: Bree Turner. Carl: Joel Bissonnette. Tania: Brooke Bloom. Caitlin: Brooke Swift. Bridget: Sarah Rosenberg.

Churchgoing People

Sun, Oct 19, 2003 60 mins

Lilly reopens a 1990 homicide, in which a church organist was found stabbed to death in his van surrounded by pornography and drugs in a seedy part of town, after the man's Alzheimer's-afflicted widow begins to have flashbacks about the night of the crime. Mitchell: John Walcutt. Caroline: Isabella Hofmann. Brian: Jimmi Simpson. Tina: Daisy McCrackin. Judy: Kerrie Keane. Jeff: Danny Oberbeck. Gil: Kevin McCorkle.

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Sun, Oct 26, 2003 60 mins

Lilly reopens a 1973 murder case, in which a 21-year-old rookie cop was shot three times in the chest, after a drug addict brings in an audio tape she found on which the fatal shooting is heard. Also on the tape are the victim's final words "Runner! Runner! Runner!" Washington: Cory C. Hardrict. Butch: Matt Bushell. Sammy: Dee Freeman. Diane: Barbara Eve Harris. Runner: Rif Hutton. Gloria: Ophelia Turner. Jessica: Cheselka Leigh.

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Love Conquers Al

Sun, Nov 9, 2003 60 mins

Lilly gets a cocky new partner, Scotty Valens (Danny Pino), just as she reopens a 1981 homicide involving a 16-year-old female track star who was fatally shot. The investigation is renewed after a felon, who is trying to get a reduced sentence, tells officers he saw a student washing blood out of a car the night of the murder. Paige: Summer Glau. Al: Doug Kruse. Will: James DuMont. Bennett: Vincent Ventresca. Jane: Saxon Trainer. Ricky: Tim deZarn. Heidi: Isabelle Dahlin.

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A Time to Hate

Sun, Nov 16, 2003 60 mins

Lilly reopens a 1964 homicide case in which a college baseball player who was homosexual was beaten to death outside of a gay club. The dead man's now elderly and ill mother, who seeks closure before she dies, is the reason the investigation is renewed. Lilly's probe soon turns up some disturbing evidence that indicates cops routinely raided gay bars in the 1960s and beat the patrons. Steve: Patrick MacManus. Helen: Barbara Tarbuck. Polk: Bill Henderson. Deborah: Kathleen Lloyd. Tinkerbell: Mark Nordike.

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Sun, Nov 30, 2003 60 mins

Lilly tries to solve a 2001 case in which a woman and her 6-year-old daughter mysteriously fell from an apartment window. The girl died, and the mother survived but lapsed into a coma. When the woman suddenly wakes up, she remembers little of that night except that someone was out to hurt them. Rosie: Laura Regan. Toya: Aynsley Lemon. Anita: Meera Simhan. Freely: Don McManus. Irene: Kathleen Gati. Angel: Christian J. Meoli.

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Sherry Darlin'

Sun, Dec 7, 2003 60 mins

Lilly gets an anonymous phone call from a man claiming he killed an elderly woman back in 1989 and buried her body in the basement of a house. When Lilly checks the dwelling, a body is recovered, but the alleged murderer refuses to identify himself. Hogan: Jake Bern. Sherry: Christina Cox. Krystal: Lois Hall. Brad: J.P. Pitoc. Dana: Sarah Buehler. Joan: Linda Castro. Burke: Steve Seagren. Meade: Brent Huff.

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The Hitchhiker

Sun, Dec 21, 2003 60 mins

Lilly reopens the 1997 murder of a 20-year-old college student who, while hitchhiking home after a big gambling win in Atlantic City, was taken into a wooded area and shot to death. The case is reinvestigated when a similar homicide takes place in Delaware and matches another one in New Jersey, prompting police to believe that a serial killer may be responsible. Matt: Chris Beckwith. Blaine: Nathan Baesel. Royal: Frederic Lane. Medvedenko: Arthur Darbinyan. Henry: Rhino Michaels.

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Sun, Jan 11, 2004 60 mins

A college professor, who lost his job and family after being suspected of murdering one of his students in 1995, comes forward with new information on the crime that he hopes will clear his name and allow him to regain his teaching position. He believes the student's death is connected to the recent murder of a prostitute who was killed in a similar manner. Minard: Jeffrey Nordling. Barbara: Lisa Dean Ryan. Holly: Kaitlin Doubleday. Monique: Elizabeth Greer. Gretta: Tressa Pope. Kite: Josh Hopkins.

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Sun, Jan 18, 2004 60 mins

Stillman asks Lilly to reopen a case he originally investigated in 1980 involving an 8-year-old boy who was murdered in an alley while heading home from a five-and-dime store. The probe centers on a priest and a trio of black teens, who may have threatened the boy. Murphy: Todd Waring. Johnson: Ray Campbell. Barnes: Michael McGrady. Noelle: Chelsea Field. Wilma: Emily Yancy. Tina: Jordan Wooden. Tim: Ridge Canipe. Father Declan: John Lawlor.

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Sun, Jan 25, 2004 60 mins

Lilly reopens the 1939 murder case of a 25-year-old black woman after the woman's granddaughter comes forward with new information about the crime contained in letters the victim wrote stating that she was afraid of a milkman. Sadie: Meta Golding. Blanche: Lillian Lehman. Arlene: Zoe Cotton. Manross: Lou Beatty Jr. Sarah: Leslie Silva.

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The Boy in the Box

Sun, Feb 15, 2004 60 mins

The 1958 death of an unknown 6-year-old boy found in a field inside a cardboard box is reinvestigated after a small suitcase with the child's picture and his old cowboy hat is left in front of a church. The new probe reveals that the rowdy boy lived at a Catholic-run orphanage and was adopted two days before his suspicious demise. Sister Vivian: Samantha Eggar. Sister Grace: Autumn Reeser. Walter: Charles Noland. Arnold: Lyndon Smith. Roger: Garrett M. Brown. Gretchen: Molly Cheek.

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Disco Inferno

Sun, Feb 22, 2004 60 mins

The body of a champion disco dancer who died in a 1978 club fire, along with 22 others, is found beneath the building's ruins, but with a gunshot wound to the head. The investigation reveals the fire was arson, intended to cover up the murder, and that there are several suspects who had both motive and opportunity. Benny: Conor Dubin. Rosen: Robert Maffia. Myra: Lorna Raver. Sonya: Amanda Wyss. Paul: Robert Cicchini. Doreen: Robin Riker.

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Sun, Mar 7, 2004 60 mins

The bodies of a white woman and a black man who both went missing in 1969 are discovered wrapped in plastic under a building's foundation at a construction site. The investigation reveals the two were involved with an underground abortion clinic and may have been targets of the FBI. Vera: Jeremy Ratchford. Stillman: John Finn.

The Lost Soul of Herman Lester

Sun, Mar 14, 2004 60 mins

The 1987 murder of a high-school basketball phenom is reopened after the victim's son, also a top prospect, receives a phone threat that he'll be killed just like his dad was if he plays in the state-championship game. The caller includes information about the killing that is known only by the police. The investigation focuses on a disgruntled former player who was suspended from the team shortly before the murder. Herman: Mehcad Brooks. Ronnie Jr.: Rick Kelly. Ray: Tyron Burton.

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Sun, Mar 28, 2004 60 mins

Lilly investigates an unsolved hit-and-run accident from New Year's Eve 1999 that left a man dead, after a recovering alcoholic comes forward and claims she is the one who hit him. But the evidence points to the guy being murdered, not accidentally run down. Vera: Jeremy Ratchford. Jeffries: Thom Barry.

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Late Returns

Sun, Apr 4, 2004 60 mins

The shooting death of a man in his driveway is connected to the unsolved 1992 murder of a Democratic campaign worker whose lifeless body was thrown into a nearby river on election night. The investigation centers on the relationship the dead woman had with a present-day congressman. Apparently, the victim in the current homicide probed into the earlier slaying and discovered damning new evidence. Elsewhere, Lilly spies Kite flirting with a new ADA and gets jealous.

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Sun, Apr 18, 2004 60 mins

The 1985 murder of a corrupt stockbroker who swindled thousands of people out of their money is reopened after one of the dead man's protégés comes forward with new information, which he's willing to exchange for a lighter sentence now that he's in trouble with the law. He claims that shortly before the murder, he overheard one of the cheated investors threaten the broker, but the investigation reveals that several people wanted the man dead. Kite: Josh Hopkins. Jeffries: Thom Barry.

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Maternal Instincts

Sun, Apr 25, 2004 50 mins

The 1989 murder of a young mother is reopened when the woman's teenage son, who witnessed the crime when he was 3 years old, is brought in for petty theft and starts talking. The investigation reveals that the boy's slain mom may not have been who she claimed to be. Valens: Danny Pino. Lilly: Kathryn Morris.

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Sun, May 2, 2004 60 mins

The 1999 drowning death of a military academy's swim coach, which was originally ruled as accidental, is reinvestigated after the homicide division receives a note that suggests it was murder. Back at the office, Valens searches for Elisa after she goes missing. Cavanaugh: Robert Rusler. Creighton: Sam Witwer. Colonel: John Mahon. Elisa: Marisol Nichols.

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Lover's Lane

Sun, May 23, 2004 55 mins

As the first season ends, Lilly reopens a 1986 case in which a 15-year-old girl was killed at a popular lovers lane: DNA evidence has revealed that an innocent man was convicted of the crime. The new investigation turns the spotlight on several men who were attracted to the teen and may have had motive to kill her. Eve: Mae Whitman. Mark: Benjamin Parrillo. Wayne: Larry Joshua. Tanning: Rob Moran. Larkin: Ronald Hunter. Rita: Ronne Troup.

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