Riggs and Murtaugh's investigation of a drug cartel reunites Murtaugh with his former T.O. In other events, Riggs avoids the reality of Miranda's death by diverting himself with outside vices; and Murtaugh and Trish struggle to find alone time.moreless
In the premiere, a Texas cop relocates to L.A. after the loss of his wife and baby in order to start life a-new; and is partnered with an LAPD detective who—due to a "minor" heart attack—must avoid stress.moreless
The U.S. government debates enacting a "render safe" mission to secure Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal in the midst of the collapse of its government while the Murphy Station team pursues most wanted terrorist Jibral Disa.moreless
Jane, Henry and Jose are sent to Pakistan on a dangerous mission, when the President receives word that Jibral Disah is in Islamabad and may be receiving direct assistance from the Pakistani government. Also, Henry and Elizabeth seek marriage counseling after a series of difficulties.moreless
In the aftermath of the bombing, President Dalton demands answers as to who is responsible for the attack. Meanwhile, Elizabeth is concerned about Henry, who was exposed to radiation.
Elizabeth tries to salvage a peace deal with Russia after an unexpected turn of events threatens to dissolve the agreement; at the same time, she gets dragged into dealing with an emergency situation aboard the International Space Station.moreless
When an American aid worker is killed in Syria by ISIS, Elizabeth recalls all aid workers stationed there, including her reluctant brother, who is doctor on the front lines.
A hermit-like author idolized by Castle is killed, and Castle resolves to solve the murder.
Iranian President Shiraz is coming to Washington to sign a nuclear treaty. AS Elizabeth prepares for the visit, she must deal with a massive protest in response to Iran's plans to stone a gay citizen to death. Also, Elizabeth visits a psychologist for help in dealing with her PTSD.moreless
A congressman is taken hostage while attempting to negotiate with the leader of a doomsday cult in Bolivia; Elizabeth and Henry are introduced to Stevie's much older boyfriend.
The killer: Derek Caster, the victim: London Montgomery
London is the daughter of wealthy industrialist Neville Montgomery. She is now six months removed from drug rehabilitation and has kept herself clean. She wants her upcoming birthday party to double as a drug facility fundraiser. After the party, she is found dead in an alley from drug poisoning. Derek is a 'fixer,' a man paid to make problems disappear. Additionally, Vega has to recuse himself from the case when he discovers that the victim's last contact was with his father, Franco.
When Isabella is accused of being a bully at school, Cristela sets out to find the person whom she learned the behavior from.
Henry is reactivated by the president into the NSA, but he chooses to keep his continued involvement in the spy game well under wraps from Elizabeth. Meanwhile, the antagonism between Matt and Daisy begins to take its toll on the entire office.moreless
Juliet's stepfather comes to town, and Shawn is determined to forge a relationship between the two dad. He just didn't think it would require a trip to Mexico to find Lloyd and his father after they are abducted.moreless
Detective Tutuola asks the unit to investigate when his ex-brother-in-law is arrested after attacking a priest. The in-law's criminal past has influenced the detectives on scene, and Tutuola believes he's innocent. SVU's investigation, however, unearths a church scandal just in time for Christmas.moreless
Reese and Finch must track a cab driver whose Number has come up... but they don't know if he's involved or if one of his passengers may be the intended victim or predator. Meanwhile, Simmons continues to put pressure on Fusco.moreless
Danny and Jackie's investigation into a drive-by murder is reassigned when they are needed to protect a central American president who's been targeted for assassination. Jamie begins to question his new partner's methods.moreless
As Halloween approaches, Gabrielle, Bree and Lynette must attempt to exhume and move the body of the former's murdered stepfather after learning that Ben's real estate development excavation is taking place on that very spot. Meanwhile, Susan discovers that being art teacher Andre's (guest star Miguel Ferrer) intern involves tending to matters that aren't necessarily art-related. Hoping not to be outdone by Tom's new girlfriend (guest star Andrea Parker), Lynette tries to construct a homemade Halloween costume for Penny, and Renee uses a little enticement to help spice up her first night of romance with Ben.moreless
Carlos's murder of his wife Gabrielle's evil stepfather (guest star Tony Plana) and the cover-up by the housewives has far-reaching effects, as feelings of guilt begin to overcome everyone in different ways. Gabrielle works to reach out to Carlos while his guilt weighs heavily upon him, and Susan starts to withdraw from her friends and family. As Lynette and Tom are grappling with their disintegrating marriage and impending separation, the former is having trouble making the right choices ever since she participated in the cover-up. And Bree must be especially careful around her new romantic interest, detective Chuck Vance. Meanwhile, a sexy new neighbor, Ben Faulkner (Charles Mesure), moves to town, and he's Renee's first order of business.moreless
Gabrielle grows more and more concerned over the mysterious man (guest star Tony Plana) who has been keeping a close eye on her, and decides it is time to get a gun for protection. Meanwhile, Lynette and Tom attempt to put the spark back into their marriage by spending a few days alone together at a romantic B&B, but they soon find themselves trying to avoid at all costs being alone together after all. Bree begins to suspect that her new boyfriend (Jonathan Cake as Chuck) might be gay, and, after being placed under arrest for allegedly poisoning Paul, Susan must convince the police that she was being framed for the deed by Felicia Tilman (guest star Harriet Sansom Harris).moreless
Mike and Susan move back to the lane, and their friends and neighbors decide to host a progressive dinner party to celebrate their return, but things don't go quite as planned. Lynette worries that Tom might leave her, but becomes even more concerned about the feelings that resurface once he's gone, Bree decides to pay a visit to Chuck's wife's boutique, Renee learns that her ex-husband is getting remarried, and Gabrielle decides the time has come to confront her stepfather (guest star Tony Plana).moreless