In a parody on L. A. Confidential, a series of flashbacks feature the show stars as characters in the 50's murder of a jazz singer. Ella Farmer's uncle, Sonny Farmer, was accused of the murder and fled, never to be seen again.
An old man is killed at the Korean War Memorial. He is identified immediately as Lewis Cato, but further investigation reveals him to be Ella's "long lost, long dead" uncle, Sonny Farmer. The mysteries of why he has been missing for half a century, why he had another man's identity, and why he was murdered, lead through the world of jazz in 1950's Washington.moreless