With the death of Dr. J.M. Christiansen, Dr. Thackery ascends to the role of chief surgeon. Cornelia Robertson, daughter of the hospital's benefactor, insists that Thackery hire a black assistant chief, Dr. Algernon Edwards. The addition of Dr. Edwards stirs up the hospital staff where he encounters enmity and resentment. His addition the question as to whether the other doctors will accept an African American doctor and if patients will allow him to operate on them, but in the end, the concern is setting breakthroughs in the world of surgery.moreless
A little girl seems to have been kidnapped, but her parents say otherwise. Frank goes to see the counselor for the NYPD after the man is arrested for a DUI.
Rebecca gets to the bottom of the staff's fateful decision to air Jerry Dantana's special report on Operation Genoa.
Will receives some bad news about his father. Jim gives Maggie some advice.
With a Nor'easter as their backdrop, Sherlock and Joan attempt to keep one of the largest cash vaults in the country from being robbed. Sherlock does his best to console a transgender woman with a broken heart.moreless
Amaro's detective instincts tingle after a strange conversation with a professor. The team's investigation into sexual abuse at the private school, however, is stymied by a powerful board that's unwilling to expose the school to scandal. As more victims identify themselves, Benson and Barba reach out to a retired educator to get justice.moreless
While Will is trying his first case since his suspension, the firm is still in financial danger which leads them to the decision to make a new payment arrangement with their new landlord. Eli and Peter receive good news regarding their campaign, and Kalinda struggles with the return of her husband.moreless
Lights Leary and his wife Theresa, are once again at odds. She is concerned about their ever worsening financial situation. Lights starts to feel the ever deepening effects of his dementia.