The Closer: Season 7


# Air Date Title
1 Jul 11

Unknown Trouble

Brenda and the squad investigate the owner of a hip-hop record label when one of his rap artists and six innocent bystanders are gunned down. The case hits home for Gabriel who…

2 Jul 18

Repeat Offender

Brenda has to figure out how house sitting led to the death of a young lady. As the fallout from the civil lawsuit continues Captian Rader has to broaden her investigation to i…

3 Jul 25

To Serve with Love

Flynn and Provenza get into the usual trouble moonlighting as process servers when a man dies shortly after they serve him.

4 Aug 01

Under Control

Tao’s son works at a camp where a boy goes missing.

5 Aug 08

Forgive Us Our Trespasses

A family works to protect their late minister’s reputation from scandal. Meanwhile, most of the Major Crimes Division is subpoenaed, raising suspicions about the one who…

6 Aug 15

Home Improvement

A body turns up on a home construction site, while Brenda and Fritz weigh the expense of a high priced attorney.

7 Aug 22

A Family Affair

The team investigates the puzzling death of a fellow officer’s daughter. Elsewhere, Captain Raydor advances in her meticulous audit of Brenda’s unit and begins to s…

8 Aug 29

Death Warrant

Brenda seeks Capt. Raydor’s help in an investigation of possible police brutality; Brenda’s attorney starts deposing the squad about the Baylor case.

9 Sep 05

Star Turn

Brenda can’t understand what led to a father’s disappearance just as his daughter’s single was about to hit the charts making her famous very quickly. Brenda…

10 Sep 12

Fresh Pursuit

The squad investigates the death of a deputy sheriff; the judge considers dropping the charges against Brenda.

11 Nov 28

Necessary Evil

The death of a high school principal who had been trying to raise test scores at his school to prevent it from being closed causes Brenda and Fritz to fight over who has contro…

12 Dec 05

You Have the Right to Be Jolly

Fred Willard (Modern Family) guest stars as Santa Jack, the owner of a Christmas village who believes he could be the real Father Christmas.

13 Dec 12

Relative Matters

Brenda’s parents return with surprising news that keeps Brenda’s mind from her case.

14 Dec 19

Road Block

The LAPD’s Police Commissioner and his wife, Gail, may be in trouble when Brenda becomes determined to uncover a scandal one of them tried to co…

15 Dec 26

Silent Partner

Brenda seeks help from a businessman, played by guest star Jason George (Grey’s Anatomy), with old ties to the neighborhood where Turell Baylor was murdered.

16 Jul 09

Hostile Witness

Brenda encounters her nemesis, Philip Stroh. the defense attorney she suspects is a murdering rapist. Obsessed with taking him down, she pulls a shock-and-awe courtroom stunt t…

17 Jul 16

Fool's Gold

Provenza tries to help his ex-wife locate her wedding ring, but he stumbles into red-faced fumbles that include a robbery, an evidence-destroying canine and a frenetic appraise…

18 Jul 23

Drug Fiend

Investigating the death of a beloved cancer doctor hits too close to home for Brenda who’s already upset after learning that Pope is monitoring everything she does.

19 Jul 30

Last Rites

The murder of a priest puts the squad on a collision course with the Catholic Church and drives a wedge between Brenda and Chief Pope. Meanwhile, Brenda‚Äôs parents are in town w…

20 Aug 06

Armed Response

Brenda finds a young couple involved to in the investigation by accident after finding two people dead outside in the street Brenda has no idea that the DA is watching her ever…

21 Aug 13

The Last Word

In the series finale, we bid a final farewell to Brenda Leigh Johnson.

Stay tuned to the next show, Major Crimes, which will pick up from the moment The Closer ends. A…

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.