A comatose woman who has been assaulted is found in the East River near the mayor's home. Her condition means an investigation that mostly reconstructs her recent activities, and what the team finds is not what they expect of a typical wife with children.moreless
Reese and Finch must protect Judge Samuel Gates, who wants nothing to do with their extralegal activities even though his refusal could cost him his life.
Patrick's mother swings into town, causing mixed feelings in the family.
The day before his birthday, Patrick "lights" Leary tries to reach a young fighter, who's only interest, is getting a shot at becoming the heavyweight champion. As Leary's brother Johnny tells him, a title fight would bring in enough revenue to save the gym, which is nearly bankrupt. The decision to train the fighter or not, plus trouble with his daughters at home, cause the day to be extremely stressful for Lights.moreless