Stewart believes there is a conspiracy against the firm and investigates. Meanwhile, Dean sheds his "Grinder" persona to concentrate on becoming the office intern.
In Part 1 of the two-part fifth-season finale, the NYPD deputy chief and his wife are killed in a probable gang hit, so Frank makes this case a top priority and Danny and Baez visit an infamous gang member.moreless
Backstrom and the S.C.U. investigate when a participant in a performance-art festival is found dead, and the suspects are all creative artists involved with the event.
The S.C.U. investigates the death of a young female sex surrogate in Portland's Rose Garden. Meanwhile, Backstrom hears unsettling news about his mother.
Evidence in the investigation into a hit-and-run that left a wealthy woman dead points to vehicular homicide and uncovers a controversy involving her charitable work. Meanwhile, Backstrom's unhealthy habits disturb his doctor and his ex-fiancée.moreless
An oil-pipeline explosion in Backstrom's childhood hometown looks to be the work of ecoterrorists, and brings back his estranged father, Sheriff Blue Backstrom, to assist in the investigation. The father-son reunion reopens old wounds, and a late-night visit from Everett's former fiancée further complicates his personal life.moreless
The investigation into the murder of a Chinese fortune teller in Portland's Chinatown leads the unit to a laundry service that appears to be a front for illegal gambling activities.
The unit is under the gun and has only three days to rescue a teenage girl abducted by an online predator, and the case hits close to home for Backstrom, who is jarred by the girl's resemblance to a victim of an unsolved case that dogged him seven years ago. Meanwhile, Det. Sgt. John Almond's church stares down eviction after he missed the last three rent payments.moreless
Backstrom considers the murder of a drag queen and blogger, who's a prominent member of Portland's LGBT community, a hate crime, and the case takes a surprise turn when Backstrom's gay tenant becomes a suspect. Meanwhile, Backstrom is pulled before the Civilian Oversight Committee as the result of his shooting a suspect in a previous case. To complicate matters, his former fiancée is in charge of the group.moreless
The unit investigate when a youth pastor is murdered in the church, and there is suspicion the killing could be the work of a cult. Meanwhile, the Chief of Police recruits Backstrom's former fiancée to run a newly formed Civilian Oversight Committee tasked with investigating questionable conduct within the bureau.moreless
An arson investigator enlists the S.C.U.'s help after a firebug's latest crime gets escalated to attempted murder when it involves a family. Although evidence points to a local, Backstrom believes it may be someone who's the least likely suspect. Meanwhile, Valentine tries to help helps Niedermayer recover stolen evidence.moreless
Crime series about the troubled but brilliant Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom, who returns from exile to run a special-crimes unit in Portland, begins with the investigation into a college student's suicide, which may actually have been a homicide. Later, Backstrom bangs head with his doctor, who promises to fail him on his physical if he doesn't start making better dietary choices.moreless
As Pete is nursed back to health by Jackie, Kate attempts to play cupid with Diane and another parent. Meanwhile, Bert tries to get his teacher to like him.
Louis LaFonda meets with an angry Irishman in Boston. The Newsreaders team reports on children's role in the future of crime fighting.
Things go wrong when Jonas and Mack go undercover in an attempt to find the terrorists who killed the vice president.