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Major Crimes: Dismissed with Prejudice

When a murder conviction is overturned after eight years, Tao is forced to question his past actions. And Rusty struggles to be himself during his first outing with his father, Daniel Dunn.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x8
Airdate: Monday October 01st, 2012

Director: Jon Tenney
Writer: Jim Leonard

Alternate Airdates:

DE (Vox) Mar 12, 2014

  • Currently 8.6/10
8.6/10 (8 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Jon TenneyJon Tenney
As Fritz Howard (FBI Agent)
Jonathan Del ArcoJonathan Del Arco
As Dr. Morales (Medical Examiner)

Guest Stars
Ian BohenIan Bohen
As Daniel Dunn
Erich AndersonErich Anderson
As Unknown
Steve TomSteve Tom
As Craig Richwood (Judge)
Tina IvlevTina Ivlev
As Lydia Reichman
Chris ButlerChris Butler
As DDA Meeks
Maria RussellMaria Russell
As Mrs. Zapata
Efrain FigueroaEfrain Figueroa
As Mr. Valdez (Bank Manager)
William R. MosesWilliam R. Moses
As Will Reichman
Paleigh KnightPaleigh Knight
As Lydia Reichman (10 years old)
Barry LivingstonBarry Livingston
As Mr. Corbett (Defense Attorney)
Laura LeyvaLaura Leyva
As Judge Black
Denise WilliamsonDenise Williamson
As Mrs. Kane (Court Clerk)
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 with an empty house being shown in the night, then a girl is shown with a torch in hand and the shriek of a woman is heard in the background. A man is then heard crying on the phone after calling 911. The girl with the torch, who was seen earlier, is shown sitting in the dark, on the stairs of the house with tears in her eyes. The man says there is blood everywhere, and it is then shown that, the walls of the house are stained with blood. He is then seen sitting with a dead and bloodied woman on the floor. Later, the man tells Mike, when he came back to his house it was dark, and he saw a man running out of the house, but he couldn’t make out who it was, in the dark. ..

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Created ByJames Duff
Warning: Major Crimes season 1 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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