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When two innocent children are killed in an accidental meth lab explosion, Detectives Rex Winters and Tomas "TJ" Jaruszalski track down the dealer’s family. The investigation quickly takes a sharp turn when the detectives discover those involved in the explosion are planning something more destructive. As the federal government steps in and attempts to take over the case, DDA Dekker fights to keep the trial in California.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: 01005
Airdate: Wednesday October 20th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

NL (RTL 4) Feb 07, 2011

  • Currently 7.7/10
7.7/10 (6 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Clyde Kusatsu
As Judge Bradley Rumford
Conor O'Farrell
As Attorney Lane Garfield
Diana Peña
As Reporter
Jeremy Webb
As Uniformed Sergeant
Kathleen Bade
As Reporter #2
Peter Coyote
As District Attorney Jerry Hardin
Waymond Lee
As U. S. Protestor
Ajgie Kirkland
As Inventory Manager Nelson
Bobby Nish
As SID Tech Takahashi
Dan Sachoff
As Commentator
Dee Wallace Stone
As Ellen Powell
Derek Anthony
As Bomb Squad Officer
Dohn Norwood
As Mr. Tasker
Erin Foster
As Carmen
Frank Clem
As Mr. Wilson
Gibby Brand
As Judge Milton Wallen
Herbert Russell
As Jack Bryce
Joshua Close
As Kevin Miller
Kenneth Mitchell
As Terry Walker
Kevin Ashworth
As Robert Schuler
Pamela Wilson
As Foreperson
Patrick Robert Smith
As Burly Suit Guy / Undercover Cop
Robert Kazinsky
As Ronnie Powell
Rodney J. Hobbs
As Reporter #1
Shane Roney
As Billy Miller
Shannon Lucio
As Kim Miller
Thomas Vincent Kelly
As Jason McParr
Tim Guinee
As JAG Colonel Richards
Wendy Schenker
As Janice Frost
Will Norris
As Judge Birnbaum
Zach Lewis
As Captain James Locke
Main Cast
Skeet Ulrich
As Detective Rex Winters
Corey Stoll
As Detective Tomas "TJ" Jarusalski
Rachel Ticotin
As Lieutenant Arleen Gonzales
Megan Boone
As Deputy D.A. Lauren Stanton
Terrence Howard
As Deputy D.A. Jonah "Joe" Dekker
Steven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration (uncredited)


The scene opens with a woman driving up to a house and she leaves her kids in the car for a moment. She goes inside the house and suddenly there is an explosion that covers the car in flames. Rex and TJ arrive on scene and find the mother, Kim Miller, devastated that her kids were killed. Rex tries to talk to her, but she is uncontrollable. They find that the house that had the explosion was a meth lab. They go to Kim again in the ambulance and ask what she was doing there. She says that Ronnie, the guy who owns the house, forgot his sunglasses at work and she was bringing them back for him. They ask her to describe them and she says that they were plastic frames with dark lenses. However, when they go inside, they find wire frames with yellow lenses. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
DeveloperBlake Masters
Executive ProducerDick Wolf  |  Blake Masters  |  Peter Jankowski  |  René Balcer  |  Christopher Misiano
Co-Executive ProducerJulie Martin (1)  |  Debra J. Fisher  |  Richard Sweren  |  Arthur W. Forney
ProducerTim Deluca  |  Jill Lopez Danton
Production DesignerKen Hardy
EditorLeon Ortiz-Gil
Unit Production ManagerMichele Greco
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Set DesignerW. Rick Nichol
Director of PhotographyJoe Gallagher
Casting DirectorMegan Branman  |  Lynn Kressel  |  Dylann Brander
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