Crossing Jordan

Season 2 Episode 21

Pandora's Trunk, Part I

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Apr 28, 2003 on NBC
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Pandora's Trunk, Part I
Three people are found dead and seem to have no connection to each other. Woody takes on the task of solving the triple homicide. Meanwhile, Jordan is back on the trail of her mothers killer when some new evidence surfaces.

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  • a triple homicide and a revelation on Jordan's mother murder

    We have a triple homicide, a 70 years old lady, a 17th kid and a Chinese man.

    All killed with a single shot and a different gun.

    Woody is being watch because of a promotion and he is worried.

    At the scene, Jordan get a phone call. It's Harry Lennon, a private detective she hired to find the 66th Ford Fairlane, the car that opens with the yellow smile key. The car is being transported somewhere in the next 2 days.

    She leaves the hotel and goes home. Later at night, she dreams about the junkyard where the car is.

    Some weird dreams. Lily gets worried when Jordan comes to the office and leaves saying she is sick.

    The spend the night talking.

    Jordan call the PI and finds out that he never found the car, someone else called her.

    She steals the key from Lily's office(Jordan give it to her to prevent her from going) and goes to the junkyard.

    She opens the trunk of the car...

    Lets see what's inside it...

    Oh and they solve the triple homicide.moreless
  • This is a reveling eposide to the Jordan's mother's death.

    Three people are found dead in the pool. There is no connection between any one of them. it looks like a homiside/sudie case.

    One older women with money, One younger man,and one older man. The trail leads back to a resturant were the three of them have met for dinner a few times always the same waitress severing them. She said they were very good tipers and that was all she knew.

    Lter they firgure out that the waitress had overheard them talking. While they were leaving, the waitress shot the three of them with different guns and moved them from the parking lot of the resturant to the pool and staged the whole scene.

    Meanwhile Jordan ha got a phone call from a man who said he had found her mothers car. she fights with herself for two days and final goes to were the car is and opens the trunk. they end the eposide there. you don't know what is inside the trunk. the show is to be contiued........moreless
Ravi Kapoor

Ravi Kapoor

Dr. Mahesh "Bug" Vijayaraghavensatyanaryanamurthy

Lorraine Toussaint

Lorraine Toussaint

Elaine Duchamps

Ken Howard (I)

Ken Howard (I)

Ret. Detective Lt. Max Cavanaugh

Jill Hennessy

Jill Hennessy

Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh

Steve Valentine

Steve Valentine

Dr. Nigel Townsend

Miguel Ferrer

Miguel Ferrer

Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Garret Macy

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

  • QUOTES (10)

    • Bug: So you found the bodies?
      Pool Guy: Yeah! Man this is totally going to screw up the pH.

    • Jordan: Please. Think of all the years we've known each other. All the trust we've built up.
      Garret: (gives her a look) You're joking right?
      Jordan: Okay. Okay. So that argument's a little flawed. So do it for me.

    • Macy: Well... three dead people, three different guns, three fatal bullet wounds. A shoots B, B shoots C, C shoots A.
      Jordan: Commutative Property of Murder.

    • Garret: Well, this is cozy.
      Bug: Standing room only unless you have a reservation.
      Nigel: Suicide party of three!

    • Nigel: …Peter, how come you know so much about the world's delicacies?
      Bug: Because he's loaded. That's how.
      Peter: Yeah, I tried to have the silver spoon surgically removed.
      Nigel: So, why dine like kings if you're going to have desert with Smith and Wesson?

    • Jordan: You're good at this huh?!
      Lily: Not really, to be totally honest… I'm petrified that I'm going to blow it and mess you up more than you already are!
      Jordan: Not even possible!

    • Lily: So go open the trunk.
      Jordan: No
      Lily: Why not?
      Jordan: It'll make me crazy.
      Lily: But you're already crazy.

    • Lily: Every trauma has its origin. I think the only way to help her is to go to the source, to treat it where it began. I can't do that, but maybe you can.
      Garret: You want me to bring her mother back to life and prevent her from being murdered?

    • Nigel: I've never seen $5 million.
      Peter: (empty box is opened) It's smaller than I expected.

    • Woody: It's alright I have a feeling this ice is going to clash with the orange jumpsuits you guys are about to be wearing!

  • NOTES (1)

    • Featured Music:
      "Season of the Witch" by Richard Thompson
      "Wind Cries Mary" by Cassandra Wilson
      "Someone to Watch Over Me" on the music box


    • Title

      Reference to Pandora's Box. According to Greek mythology, Pandora opened a container jar (box) releasing all the evils of mankind — greed, vanity, slander, envy, pining — leaving only hope inside once she had closed it again.