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Following a heated argument with his cousin, casino worker George Patrick is found brutally murdered in his hotel bathtub. However, after talking with the victim’s girlfriend, they discover that more than one crime has been committed. Meanwhile, DDA’s Dekker and Rubirosa reluctantly strike a deal with those involved in order to convict the real mastermind.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x17
Production Number: 01020
Airdate: Wednesday May 25th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

AU (TV HiTS) Sep 30, 2013

Guest Stars
Elizabeth Penn PayneElizabeth Penn Payne
As Judge Nancy Morrow
Francesca P. RobertsFrancesca P. Roberts
As Judge Martha Dreyer
Tamlyn TomitaTamlyn Tomita
As Dr. Nishizawa, M.E.
Carmen MorminoCarmen Mormino
As Stevens
Cody KennedyCody Kennedy
As Bridesmaid
Erica FreeneErica Freene
As Maria
Irene TsuIrene Tsu
As Christina Yu
Jacqueline HahnJacqueline Hahn
As Mrs. Rathman
Jessica Collins (2)Jessica Collins (2)
As Elizabeth Bennett
Jodi Lyn OJodi Lyn O'Keefe
As Jenn Mackie
John Kelly (5)John Kelly (5)
As Joe Simenon
Matthew AlanMatthew Alan
As Billy Russ
Melinda Page HamiltonMelinda Page Hamilton
As Liz Bennett's Lawyer
Milissa SkoroMilissa Skoro
As Abby Swift
Nick KiriazisNick Kiriazis
As George Patrick
Patrick HeusingerPatrick Heusinger
As Dan Rathman
Ron RoggéRon Roggé
As Jim Reed
Sam AyersSam Ayers
As Eddie Russ
Steve VinovichSteve Vinovich
As Norman Swift
Titus WelliverTitus Welliver
As Attorney Charles Kennedy
Victor GarberVictor Garber
As Walter Calvin

Steven ZirnkiltonSteven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration
Main Cast
Alfred MolinaAlfred Molina
As Detective Ricardo Morales
Corey StollCorey Stoll
As Detective Tomas "TJ" Jarusalski
Rachel TicotinRachel Ticotin
As Lieutenant Arleen Gonzales
Terrence HowardTerrence Howard
As Deputy D.A. Jonah "Joe" Dekker
Alana De La GarzaAlana De La Garza
As Deputy D.A. Connie Rubirosa


The scene opens with two men arguing. One tells another that he saw him dancing inappropriately with his finance. He walks out and Abby, the bride, asks what is going on. The man tells her that her future husband is jealous. Later, the groom goes to find his fiancé and goes into the room of the man he was arguing with earlier. His father and his fiancé’s father are with him and they find the man in a bathtub with his throat cut. The police come and they tell that the victim is George, the groom’s cousin. The medical Examiner tells that he must of killed himself, but when they take him out of the tub, they find that his private parts are missing and have been cut off. Morales and TJ talk to George’s cousin, Billy, and he says that George told Abby that Billy had a fiancé before and he turned his back to her. He tells that he was in his room last night. Morales comes up to TJ and he says that George could have had company from an Escort Service, but Morales says that is not true because there is no return call from the Escort Service. ..

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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)  |  Richard Sweren  |  Arthur W. Forney
ProducerTim Deluca  |  Jill Lopez Danton
Production DesignerKen Hardy
EditorLeon Ortiz-Gil
CastingMegan Branman  |  Lynn Kressel  |  Dylann Brander
Unit Production ManagerMichele Greco
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Set DesignerW. Rick Nichol
Director of PhotographyJoe Gallagher
Theme MusicMike Post
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