The Closer: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Jun 13
2005

Pilot

Series Premiere. A seemingly routine murder investigation by the LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division is interrupted by the arrival of Deputy Chief Brenda J…

2 Jun 20
2005

About Face

Brenda and the team must investigate the murder of high-profile model Heather Kingsley, who dies as a result of nicotine poisoning, applied to her scalp via her hair conditione…

3 Jun 27
2005

The Big Picture

Brenda must fight for justice for two Russian prostitutes murdered by the illegitimate son of a Russian mafia figure whiles she overcomes the prejudices of a department who see…

4 Jul 04
2005

Show Yourself

Brenda and the Priority Homicide Team investigate a sniper who is killing gang members in and around MacArthur Park. Offering assistance is an ex-Army colonel who believes the…

5 Jul 11
2005

Flashpoint

Brenda enters the high-stakes world of pharmaceutical research, when a drug trial for new anti-addiction medication lead to the death of one of the principal investigators. Not…

6 Jul 18
2005

Fantasy Date

Brenda finds herself the unexpected victim of violence against women when she investigates the murder of a congresswoman’s daughter. At first, it appears the victim was e…

7 Jul 25
2005

You Are Here

When a judge is murdered in Griffith Park, Brenda’s investigation takes an unexpected twist. Her best witness, or perhaps her prime suspect, is his teenaged son with auti…

8 Aug 01
2005

Batter Up

When a gay man is murdered, seemingly the latest victim of a string of hate crimes, Brenda must confront prejudices inside and out of the LAPD. But wh…

9 Aug 08
2005

Good Housekeeping

The murder of an adolescent girl from Mexico, found dead in the Los Angeles River, proves difficult and painful for Brenda and her team. At first, a known sex-offender seems th…

10 Aug 15
2005

The Butler Did It

Three wealthy, spoiled and unruly children become the target of Brenda’s investigation when their stepmother is murdered and the family butler seemingly commits suicide s…

11 Aug 22
2005

L.A. Woman

Brenda finds herself at odds with the FBI in a struggle to gain control of the murder investigation of a well-known businessman.
Deciding to wor…

12 Aug 29
2005

Fatal Retraction

Brenda and her team must find not only a killer, but also identify the killer’s victim when a deranged, homicidal madman is set free due to mistaken identity.

Tr…

13 Sep 05
2005

Standards And Practices

An unnamed source files a grievance against Brenda in the midst of a high-profile investigation of a murdered L.A. filmmaker. With her career on the line, Brenda is skeptical o…

About The Closer

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick) is a police detective who transfers from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Despite a tendency to step on people’s toes, Johnson manages to convert even her strongest adversaries with her unique ability to get to the truth.

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