While attending an anger management class, and not being able to hold down a job, Jordan receives a call from her old boss, Garret, about getting her old job as a medical examiner back. Meanwhile, Garret who deals with the death of his ailing mother and losing a promotion to a colleague, begins to debate if he even wants to remain at his job. When a young Jane Doe is found dead in an alley frequented by prostitutes, Jordan makes a startling discovery. Even more startling is how the Jane Doe is connected to a city councilman who committed suicide, and where the murder evidence leads.
Without an apartment yet, Jordan is sleeping at the Medical Examiner's office because she is still uncomfortable with Evelyn living with her father. When Dr. Grace Yakura calls a staff meeting and Jordan gets snubbed without being assigned a case, Dr. Yakura makes it clear that she does not approve of how Jordan is representing the Medical Examiner's office and is watching Jordan very closely. Garrett hands Jordan a fresh case when a cab driver is shot and killed in his car, while Garrett works on a case of a jogger bludgeoned to death. When Garrett finds the cab driver's license plate imprinted on the dead man's skin, Jordan and Garrett have to figure out how their two cases are connected. Meanwhile Trey is assigned an old case of a John Doe that needs indentifying, endearingly dubbed Mr. Stinky, with the help of Bug and Nigel, they work feverishly to meet Dr. Yakura's deadline. Garrett brings in his Victrola, a very old gramophone, into his office to play his 1920's jazz, he is surprised to learn that Lily shares his passion. This makes him a little more comfortable with her flirtatious attitude around him. Tempers flare when Jordan joins her father and Evelyn for dinner, and she confronts Evelyn about throwing out her mother's clothes. When Jordan seeks her father's help with the case, she has to come to terms with Evelyn being a part of his life and decide if she can accept it.
Songs: Johnny Mathis
-- Chances Are, The Harmonists -- Night and Day
Jordan is assigned to a mystery woman after a torso is found, which is quickly assigned to the prison system. Jordan struggles in finding out who the woman is and who murdered the victim.
Jordan tries to find the truth behind the mysterious and sudden death of a firefighter.
Jordan investigates the murder of a senator's daughter, who was found stabbed in a park. Meanwhile, Bug and Nigel face some hard decisions at the morgue.
When two children are kidnapped, and one is found dead, Jordan hurries to find the other child before it is too late.
Django Reinhardt -- Nuages, Doris Day
-- Secret Love
Jordan investigates a string of murders that finds women buried alive. The dangerously frightening thing is that Jordan matches the profile of the women already murdered.
Still on the search for "Digger", Jordan finds herself bonding more with Drew, Garret adjusts to his new position, while Nigel and Lily continue to outsmart the INS as they prepare to get married.
When a veteran cop named Max is murdered, Jordan and Max's old partner, Eddy Winslow, find the cop-killer and bring him in. However, when the cop-killer dies in police custody, Garrett is forced to open an investigation. Garrett also chooses to skip his annual Christmas dinner with ex-wife Maggie and his daughter Abby, and instead chooses to dine with Lily, Thailand-style. Meanwhile, Trey worries that Nigel's invitation to the ski slopes is actually an invitation to have an affair.
Songs: Emmylou Harris
-- All My Tears, Emmylou Harris
-- Goodbye Song, Maria Muldaur -- Me & My Chauffeur Blues, John Coltrane -- My Favorite Things