Season 5 opens with the murder of a female jogger. Meanwhile, Jane tries to hide her pregnancy from her nosy mother, and Maura and Frankie face the fallout from their kiss.
Harm represents the divorced Marine Colonel Anderson who gets himself into hot water by delaying handing over his son to the boy's mother because they are about to move far away. But Anderson is experiencing flashbacks to his time in the Vietnam war, and may be emotionally unstable. When a brutal local deputy attempts to arrest him without succeeding, a manhunt begins. Harm learns what Anderson is really up to and helps him reach the old hunting lodge where he promised to bury an old pal who died back in Vietnam whose was never recovered. Locations: Vietnam (1972); California (Tustin, Santa Ana,Big Pine, Bishop)moreless
Lou takes an instant dislike to a new media consultant who wants the Tribune to do more "sexy" stories in an attempt to widen the paper's audience. The reporters investigate various dating services, but the young man Billie meets refuses to leave her alone.moreless