Fugitive Jordan pursues the truth about J.D.'s murder by traveling to Washington, D.C., where she hopes to uncover the news story he was working on to find out if it was the reason for his death. Meanwhile, Macy tries to locate Jordan; and Lu works with a no-nonsense independent investigator to prove Jordan's guilt.
Sarah McLachlan -- Dirty Little Secret, Metallica
Jordan and Lu investigate the suicide of a teen, whose note indicated that he'd been molested; Woody looks into the gruesome death of a woman who was hit by several cars on a highway; Macy warns Jordan that she needs to do things by the book when an investigator starts poking around the office; and Lily receives some surprising news.
Songs: The Hotel Alexis -- Comeback Kid
A riot erupts in Boston after an eight-year-old boy is shot 33 times by police. Jordan the rest of the team of coroners as well as Lu and Woody join together to investigate the young boy's death and the police officers' involvement in it. With violence overtaking the city, Jordan and her colleagues are faced with the death of one of their own.
Songs: Linda Rondstadt and Ann Savoy -- Walk Away Renee
When a Las Vegas prize fighter is found dead after winning a match, Danny and Delinda decide to stay in Boston to help Jordan and Woody investigate his murder. Meanwhile, Bug investigates the death of a young woman whose body was found in the river and had been there since the 1980s. After a month away, Lily returns to the morgue.
Special prosecutor Ivers continues his investigation into the practices of the morgue, and Macy asks Jordan once again to behave herself. Jordan and Lily go on a road trip to recover the body of a little person, but only to find it stolen from the back of the morgue's van. Woody finds the body of a 16-year-old boy and encounters a rogue cop during the investigation. Meanwhile, Lily wrestles with the impact her love triangle will have on her unborn baby.
A high profile defense attorney, Shelly Levine, who has a history with Macy, is found shot and presumed dead. The only problem is he is very much alive and can hear and feel everything. With his autopsy looming, will Jordan or the rest of the team of coroners notice before it's too late?
Special Guest Stars: Ron Silver
as Shelly Levine |
A serial killer taunts Nigel through his online blog with clues that lead to a real life murder scene. As Woody, Dr. Kate Switzer and Nigel try to piece clues together from the victims bodies, the killer challenges Nigel to find the next victim before it's to late, but he only has 24 hours. Back at the morgue, Jordan and Bug are forced to audit old files for William Ivers. Jordan finds a mistake that may have sent an innocent man to prison, but she is torn about whether keep it to herself.
Jordan defies special prosecutor William Ivers orders by performing an autopsy on a corpse that she believes did not actually die from the flu. Woody's interest is piqued after the corpse spews out an unusual liquid and he offers to go with Jordan to investigate. They quickly realize that the situation is more serious than they thought and could trigger a public health scare. Meanwhile, Bug is concerned about Lily coming in contact with the deadly virus since she is pregnant and cannot take any medication, leaving Lily to make a tough decision.
When Jordan, Macy and Detective Matt Seely attempt to solve a16 year-old girls murder, they discover that she was keeping a scandalous secret. During the investigation, Jordan begins to struggle with her declining health and Macy decides to confront her. Meanwhile, Woody, Dr. Kate Swtizer and Bug try to determine the cause of death of a mummy, but discover that the body is actually a modern day woman.
Jordan and Woody have the difficult task of trying to solve the murder of a pregnant woman and finding the baby that is now missing from her womb. While they wait for the DNA test results, Woody discovers that Jordan has made a crucial mistake that affects the case. Macy gives a tour of the morgue to a bunch of juvenile delinquents and tries to teach them a lesson about the value of life, but realizes it's harder then he thought.
Woody and Jordan desperately try to find a school bus full of children that is hijacked and then disappears. After locating the bus they have to use the forensic clues that were left behind to lead them to the missing kids but that turns out be harder then they first thought. Meanwhile, Dr. Kate Switzer and Nigel are stunned when they come across the dead body of "Santa" in the morgue. Also, Jordan's secret is finally revealed and everyone in the morgue is concerned for her health.
Macy takes Jordan to the hospital for her extremely risky brain surgery that will hopefully save her life. As he waits at the hospital, everyone else tries to keep busy in the morgue to avoid worrying more about Jordan. Woody tries to keep his mind occupied by throwing himself in to a murder case of a cop and an eyewitness that was about to testify against a gang leader.
Macy and the rest of the coroners decide to take turns helping care for Jordan after her brain surgery. When Bug does not show up at Jordan's to relieve Woody, Nigel gets angry and then realizes something is wrong. Woody and Nigel begin to investigate and find out that Homeland Security has taken him into custody and are accusing him of being a terrorist. Meanwhile, a pesky detective keeps hounding the morgue staff to do an autopsy, but everyone is preoccupied with what is going on with Bug and whether or not he will be set free.
Jordan decides that she is ready to get back to work, but Macy is reluctant because he feels it is to soon. After agreeing to take it easy Jordan finds herself thrust into a murder case and find herself back to her old ways. Everyone is concerned about Bug's demeanor since his encounter with Homeland Security and wants him to open up about his experience. Meanwhile, Nigel and Kate team up with Woody to help solve the murder of a groom on his wedding day.
A woman that has been presumed dead for the past six years actually has just died a few hours earlier and has caused Jordan and William Ivers to team up on this peculiar case. Woody and Bug are called to help Lily and Brandau when the psychiatrist they have been seeing suddenly dies in front of them during their session. At first they all believe that it was a heart attack until they find a mysterious stab wound. Lily suddenly goes into labor and the team helps her deliver.
When an odd man wanders into Woody's office and claims there has been a murder, Woody and Jordan learn that the man is the one that was murdered. The man reveals that he was given a slow acting poison that will inevitably kill him. His only request is to find his missing daughter before he dies and Jordan and Woody agree to help. Nigel and Kate team up to solve the murder of two magicians that have seemingly killed each other. Bug makes a decision that will change Lily's and his lives.
AN UNFORGETTABLE FLIGHT IN THE SEASON FINALE -- Kate Switzer is put in charge of forming a team to investigate what killed a ship full of people on the Norwegian Sea and enlists the help of the entire group of coroners. On their way back to Boston, the plane suddenly flies into an unexpected storm causing the plane to crash in the mountains. Woody and Bug set out on foot to try to get to the highest point and get a radio reception to signal for help, but hit a roadblock when they reach an impassable mountain. In order to stay warm and keep busy, Jordan, Macy, Kate and Nigel decided to do what they do best, autopsies. While they are trying to figure out what mysteriously killed these people, they all secretly wonder if they will be rescued.