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Season 1 Episode 9

Meth Murders

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Aired Friday 9:00 PM Dec 09, 2005 on CBS
8.5
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Meth Murders
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A man high on meth that has killed two people has apparently killed the wrong two, Annabeth discovers after beginning prosecution.

During the murder investigation the defendant reveals the identities of the intended targets. Annabeth attempts to track them down in order to convince them to testify against the drug lord so that he can be brought to trial. Meanwhile, Steve worries that the nature of the crime will cause a media circus and asks Maureen to keep the press at bay.moreless

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  • wow

    8.5
    This is the 3rd week I watch this series and is it me or is it getting better and better?



    I like the way this episode started and after this it got better, my mom (she watches the series to :P I just happened to be downstairs when they where watching it (good luck for me)) told me that she read that it was about the wrong people being killed, in the beginning I was thinking yeah right because nothing pointed that way, but hey she was right.



    I was afraid that it would be a little like last week when the man from drycleaning was going to testify. I thought that maybe he would be killed before he could do that but thank god that didn\'t happen.



    This episode is the best I have yet seen of this series so I\'ll be tuning in next week again.

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  • The best episode yet of a great series!

    10
    The best episode yet of a great series!

    A man high on meth that has killed two people has apparently killed the wrong two, Annabeth discovers after beginning prosecution. During the murder investigation the defendant reveals the identities of the intended targets. Annabeth attempts to track them down in order to convince them to testify against the drug lord so that he can be brought to trial. Meanwhile, Steve worries that the nature of the crime will cause a media circus and asks Maureen to keep the press at bay.

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  • Annabeth wins again.

    8.8
    We still haven't seen Annabeth lose a case. Will it ever happen? And they're still relying too much on luck. If the neighbor had not mentioned the Iranian family moving away the day after the murder, the lawyers would never have gotten that lead. It would have been one thing if the woman had mentioned it originally, but they had to go back and question her AGAIN before she remembered the family leaving. The series is still good, but they really need to solidify the events that happen in the episodes.moreless
  • A hired assassination gone bad.

    7.1
    A dopped up meth addict murders two women in their home in cold blood, and he is caught when the driver of the vehicle he was in, gives him up to get a lesser sentence.



    But, the real plot of this episode unravels when T.J revels that he was hired to kill that family, who actually, turned out to be the wrong family by the biggest Methamphetamine dealer in the city.



    The real targets were tracked down and the father was promised witness protection if he testified against Wolfe.



    Overall, not a bad episode. It had it's exciting moments, and really was a lesson to would-be-hit-men, "don't get high before you do the deed, you might just get your houses screwed up".

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Dale E. Turner

Dale E. Turner

Judge

Guest Star

Leith M. Burke

Leith M. Burke

Ron Deleon

Guest Star

Phillip Roebuck

Phillip Roebuck

Richard Wolf

Guest Star

Christina Chang

Christina Chang

Becky Chung

Recurring Role

Sumalee Montano

Sumalee Montano

Medical Examiner

Recurring Role

Barry Shabaka Henley

Barry Shabaka Henley

Detective Lou Drummer

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (1)

    • Goof: In this episode, a powerful drug lord targeted a family for execution when the father failed to continue to supply him with chemicals for meth-amphetamines. The wrong family is murdered because of a mistake in addresses. The address of the murdered family is 1651, but the correct address was 1657. These two homes were across the street from each other, but this is unlikely to happen in the real world where addresses alternate odd numbers on one side of the road and even numbers on the other. Hence, 1651 and 1657 would be on the same side of the road, not across from each other.

      Possible Explanation: The above may be true, but if the houses were on a narrow cul-de-sac, they could be numbered sequentially yet still face each other across the street. Such planning schemes became common in outlying areas of Midwestern cities starting in the late 1940s.

  • QUOTES (12)

  • NOTES (1)

    • CBS decided to move the struggling "Close To Home" to Friday's and "Threshhold" to Tuesday's. The ratings for "Close To Home" improved and "Threshold" was eventually cancelled.

  • ALLUSIONS (1)

    • Moby Dick

      Was written by Herman Melville in 1851 and follows the hardy crew of the Pequod, led by Captain Ahab, a Quaker, on a whaling expedition that takes them around the world. The expedition soon degenerates into a monomaniacal hunt for the legendary "Great White Whale", as Ahab seeks revenge on the animal that cost him a leg.

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