Holmes and Watson discover the perpetrator behind the attempt made on Morland's life and find a shocking connection to themselves.
In part one of the two-part 17th-season opener, the team again tangles with Gregory Yates. The unit investigates when a body washes ashore at the serial killer's burial site, but Rollins' attempt to coax a confession from him yields nothing but devastating information that rocks the squad.moreless
Reddington points the team in the direction of billionaire Roger Hobbs. Hobbs has a fascination with immortality and funds a research team for that purpose. His scientists do illegal experiments on humans. Meanwhile, Tom has another run-in with the Germans.moreless
The Machine gives the team the Number of a 911 operator, and Finch goes undercover as a fellow operator to help her.
Beckett and Castle are tasked with solving the murder of man who handed a baby over to a priest just before he died. While playing nanny to the lost child, they must figure out who killed the man, how did he come to have the baby, who isn't related to him, and where are the rightful parents.moreless
To combat Root and Decima, Reese and Finch must seek out unusual allies to save The Machine. Meanwhile, HR prepares to eliminate Carter when she probes into Cal's death. And in the past, the final fate of Nathan is revealed.moreless
Danny's assigned to take an anger management class after his handling of a case involving a 10-year old victim. Politics are the order of the day as Frank tries to help a young Turkish woman avoid persecution.moreless
Reese must protect an investigative journalist without letting her know that he's around, for fear of blowing his and Finch's cover.
Carries loyalties are tested as she investigates a murder case involving her boyfriend's mob associates.
Reese and Finch become day-care providers when the Machine gives them the number of a six-month-old baby. Meanwhile, Carter begins to question her alliance with the two men when Elias shows up.
A high-profile reporter, who happens to be a close friend of Frank's, is in town and almost assaulted. Jamie's undercover case reaches a critical stage.
While out in the car with his family, Danny becomes involved in a shooting when a man running from a gunman crosses the path of the car. Frank says goodbye to an old partner and friend.moreless
A political crisis ensues following a 911 call at a religious center. Jamie and Renzulli are injured when they attempt to enter the center to respond to the call.
When the Machine turns up a deceased individual as a Number, Finch must remember how he came to create the Machine and determine how the apparent error could have occurred.
A mysterious millionaire, Finch, approaches John Reese, a CIA field officer who is believed dead, and offers him the chance to stop violent crimes before they happen. Finch can predict the person involved, but not how or where they are involved. In his first assignment, Reese must help a district attorney who Finch has predicted will be involved in a violent crime.moreless
"This ain't Aruba, bitch." - Bunk
Although he tells Sydnor that the Davis investigation could be a "career case," Freamon keeps a wary eye out for Marlo, who takes care of some unfinished business and strikes a business deal with Avon Barksdale; Carcetti throws the police a bone by removing the cap on secondary employment, which sends the detectives into fantasy-job reveries; With an eye on the state house, Mayor Carcetti's chief of staff, Michael Steintorf, tries to find good news for the mayor whilst blaming the Royce administration for the Campbell revelation; Davis turns to Burrell for help with his problem, but the commissioner's hands are tied; At the newspaper, executive editor James Whiting outlines a Pulitzer-worthy series in broad strokes, trumping Haynes while liberating the ambitious Templeton; Fed up with broken-down cars and unsolved serial murders, McNulty decides to take matters into his own hands.