Killer Instinct: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 23
2005

Pilot

Detective Jack Hale took a hiatus from the force when his partner died in the line of duty. Now back at work for the San Francisco Police Department’s Deviant Crime Unit, Hale…

2 Sep 30
2005

Five Easy Pieces

Detective Jack Hale meets his “real” partner, Detective Danielle Carter, after learning Lyford was a plant by Lt. Cavanaugh to ensure he was ready to return to the toughest uni…

3 Oct 07
2005

13 Going On 30

Episode summary coming soon.

4 Oct 21
2005

O Brother, Where Art Thou

The squad has difficulty untangling the murders of a pair of twins, because all clues point in the same impossible direction. Meanwhile, Hale is thrown off balance when he bec…

5 Oct 28
2005

Die Like an Egyptian

Detective Danielle Carter learns more about the definition of a deviant crime, she and Hale continue to forge their relationship as partners, and despite Hale’s best efforts,…

6 Nov 04
2005

Who's Your Daddy

Jack Hale is reminded of a past he had hoped to forget when a copy-cat murderer forces him to reconnect with the one man he hoped never to see again. Meanwhile, Detective Carte…

7 Nov 11
2005

Game Over

When Lt. Ray Cavanaugh is faced with the possibility that he convicted the wrong person for a crime, he and his team are thrust into the obsessive world of gaming and the devia…

8 Nov 18
2005

Forget Me Not?

Keeping Detective Jack Hale and Detective Danielle Carter from solving a killing spree is a victim who survived the attack but can’t remember anything about it. What the D.C.…

9 Dec 02
2005

Shake Rattle & Roll

Hale and Carter discover the strange world of earthquake chasers when dead bodies start turning up at Bay Area epicenters (of which there are many). Playing cards, dominoes, ch…

10 Feb 09
2006

She's the Bomb

Whilst at a wedding, Carter witnesses the first in a chain of deaths that confuse the Deviant Crime Unit and the bomb squad. As little evidence for the cause of deaths is left…

11

While You Were Sleeping

Chloe Middledorf is murdered whilst at a university sleep clinic, Jack Hale and Danielle Carter from the Deviant Crime Unit investigate, although they suspect the professor of…

12

Love Hurts

Before your partner manages to hook up with someone else, you must win by killing their unlucky new friend. The Deviant Crime Unit investigates as husband and wife take playing…

13

Fifteen Minutes of Flame

A madman gives victims 15 minutes to find a key which will save their lives, all so that he can earn money from an online business. Detective Jack Hale is left to deal with the…

About Killer Instinct

Note: The working title was “The Gate”.Created by Josh Berman (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”), The Gate (working title) tells the chilling stories of bizarre crimes committed by San Francisco’s most aberrant criminals. The series centers on Detective Graham Hale(Johnny Messner, The O.C.) of the San Francisco Police Department’s Deviant Crime Unit. Intense and private, Hale is haunted by personal demons, and he chose this assignment after going AWOL for a year following his partner’s death in the line of duty. Hale’s new partner is rookie Detective Ava Lyford whose no-nonsense demeanor and by-the-book tenacity hide both her insecurities and her secrets. Unbeknownst to Hale, she has a hidden agenda and it might lead to his downfall. In the course of investigating his cases, Hale works closely with his boss, the likable Lieutenant Matt Cavanaugh (Chi McBride, “Boston Public,” “The Terminal”), and with Dr. Francine Kleep, a forensic pathologist in the Coroner’s lab and the

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