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Major Crimes: Before and After

Growing pains within Major Crimes become apparent as the division works to obtain justice in a brutal homicide that turns out to be more complicated than expected. Raydor struggles to gain the respect of her colleagues while also trying to supervise Rusty 24/7. The changes within the department may become more than Provenza can accept.

Source: TNT

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x2
Airdate: Monday August 20th, 2012

Director: Steve Robin
Writer: Steven Kane

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Gem) May 27, 2013

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (7 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Jonathan Del Arco
As Dr. Morales (Medical Examiner)

Guest Stars
Ransford Doherty
As Kendall (Coroner's Investigator)
Kathe Mazur
As Andrea Hobbs (Deputy District Attorney)
Steve Tom
As Craig Richwood (Judge)
Sonya Leslie
As Cyndia (DCF)
Robert Gossett
As Asst. Chief Taylor
Susan Ward
As Mr. Raber
Jenn Proske
As Amanda Martino
W. Earl Brown
As Jim Martino
Rob Brownstein (2)
As Jeb Kelly (Attorney)
Lesli Margherita
As Dee Dee Shaw
Haley Webb
As Dana Baker
Amy Davidson
As Unknown
Main Cast
Mary McDonnell
As Captain Sharon Raydor
G.W. Bailey
As Detective Lt. Louie Provenza
Anthony John Denison
As Detective Lt. Andy Flynn
Michael Paul Chan
As Detective Lt. Michael Tao
Raymond Cruz
As Detective Julio Sanchez
Phillip P. Keene
As Buzz Watson
Kearran Giovanni
As Detective Amy Sykes


The episode begins at a crime scene which in this case is a gym, with Major Crimes there to investigate the murder of the man who is hung upside down, and appears to have suffered severe trauma to the head. Turns out, the victim is the owner of the gym and a personal trainer named Chad Raiber. The victim’s wife arrives at the crime scene and is frantic on seeing his condition. Rusty in the meanwhile is still hassled about the fact that no one is looking for his mother. Rusty then threatens to run away, so he can find his mother on his own. Seeing no other option Sharon takes him along with her, to work. The team later discovers that most of Chad’s clients were women, most of whom he had supposedly helped loose oodles of weight. ..

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Created ByJames Duff
Warning: Major Crimes season 1 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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