After 12 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Charlie Crews is release and rejoins the force as a detective. He is partnered up with Dani Reese and together they work to solve the murder of a young boy. But Crews' unconventional methods while working on the case make Reese and Lt. Karen Davis question Crews' decision to rejoin the force.
Songs: The Frames -- Dream Awake
Crews and Reese hunt for the person who killed a newlywed. The bride's husband becomes the lead suspect, but despite the evidence, Crews believes he's innocent and is determined to do everything he can to prevent an innocent man from going to prison. Meanwhile, Crews returns to the scene of the crime that put him away and makes a shocking discovery.
Crews and Reese investigate what seems to be an open-and-shut carjacking homicide involving a husband and wife. However, when the husband refuses to ID the suspect, he is able to walk free. Crews and Reese, thinking something isn't right, work to figure out what the husband is hiding.
When one man ends up dead in his own home, the hunt is on to find his killer. Crews and Reese interview each of the neighbors who all have their own theories as to who the killer is. Crews then stumbles upon a homeless man who had several of the dead mans personal belongings on him. The homeless man, who swears he's innocent, is taken into custody as a precaution and Crews and Reese continue to search. They go round and round in circles until finally they realize the neighbors are conspiring together to cover up the murder. After Crews asks Constance Griffiths to drop a client she's just started working with, she confronts Crews about the feelings they have for each other.
Will Derryberry -- "Seven" Alt. title "7", Beck
-- Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime
When a woman wearing angel wings falls to her death Detective Charlie Crews and Danni Reese must figure out if she was pushed or if she jumped. After interviewing a long line of witnesses about the fallen angel, they come across Jasper Williams who claims to be the angels wife. Jasper reveals his wife was part of a Russian scam targeting American men who marry Russian brides. Crews and Reese find themselves trying to track down the Russian ringleader of this scam, a man who appears to be untouchable. Crews also learns Constance Griffiths was involved in a physical altercation with one of her clients.
Songs: Sigmatropic -- Haiku Ten, Donna De Lory -- In The Sun, Gram Rabbit -- Land of Jail
While attending one of her AA meetings, Danni Reese thinks she hears a fellow attendee confess to rape. Unable to let go of this information, and despite Crews’ advice to drop it, Reese becomes preoccupied with getting this individual to confess. Her persistence puts her face to face with a very dangerous man in a life threatening standoff. And, while on a stake out with Lt. Davis, Crews learns his former partner, Bobby Stark, lied to him about his involvement in an infamous Los Angeles bank robbery years earlier.
Songs: Morphine -- Buena, New Young Pony Club -- Get Lucky, Sparklehorse -- Go, STARS -- Going, Going, Gone
When two Persian Americans are killed and a third is kidnapped, Detective Charlie Crews and Dani Reese believe they have a hate crime on their hands. They race to meet the kidnappers demands before it’s too late. What unfolds is a complicated scheme involving drugs, money and ultimately a young mans desperate attempt to win his mother’s affection. Meanwhile, Crews' dream about solar panels prompts him to want to buy a solar farm. Crews' roommate and financial advisor, Ted Earley, questions his impulsive nature.
An investigation into the death of a man killed after a gas explosion reveals he was living a double life. Meanwhile, when the lead detective on Crew's case is found dead, he once again is deemed the prime suspect.
A second crime is discovered while investigating the murder of a runaway girl. Elsewhere, Crews builds a case against the murder charge he is accused of.
Crews and Reese question the students of a murdered Zen master. Elsewhere, evidence points to Reese's father, Jack, in the murders that sent Crews to prison.
Crews heads off from a crime investigation to find the murderer who sent him to jail.