Eight months after the devastation wrought by the Marburg Virus that claimed the life of his wife Catherine, Frank Black asks to return to active duty in the FBI. Frank's interest is peaked by a bizarre plane crash, in which the victims are all identical. Once back on the team, Frank is assigned a new partner by the name of Emma Hollis.
Frank and Emma's investigation into the string of dead identical blonde women leads them back to the Millennium Group itself, including an increasingly sinister Peter Watts. It seems that the women were participants in a secret experiment in mind control, for the purposes of military espionage.
Frank heads back to Seattle, along with Emma and fellow agent Barry Baldwin, to figure out who was behind a fatal shooting at a high school basketball game. Despite a gym full of people, nobody will come forward as a witness, leading Frank to assume that a town-wide conspiracy is afoot. The evidence points to a group of Y2K survivalists, who will go to any lengths to survive the apocalypse they believe is impending.
A heavily armed gang of bank robbers go on a killing spree in Hollywood, and Frank and Emma are put on the case. For Emma, the case hits a little too close to home, as the lead criminal reminds her of the man who murdered her sister years ago. Sensing her pain, Frank takes it upon himself to help his new partner get closure on both her past and present.
A horror movie is being made about a case Frank solved 13 years prior, in which people were killed in ways that mirrored classic horror films. Now, a new string of killings is happening that features the same M.O. Frank and Emma are brought on to the set in hopes that Frank can stop the copycat just like he did the original.
Special Guest Stars: KISS
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A decades old mass grave is found beneath a highway construction site, and Emma and Barry Baldwin are dispatched to the scene. When they get there, they run in to to a Millennium Group team led by Peter Watts, who seem intent on obstructing the FBI's investigation. Meanwhile back in D.C., Frank is talking to a man who claims to know the secrets of the grave and of the bodies buried within.
Songs: Nazareth -- Love Hurts
When a young girl goes missing in a small town, the residents immediately point the finger of blame at a convicted sex offender that recently arrived in their town, after serving out his sentence. Frank and Emma are brought on the case in order to find the girl, but end up doubting that the easily scapegoated suspect is responsible for the disappearance.
Emma is under fire at the bureau, after attempting to get her sister out of the heroin trafficking she was mixed up in, all while hiding her involvement. This particular line of contaminated drugs causes a lot more than just a high, as its users experience bizarre transformations. Frank takes it upon himself to both solve the case, and clear Emma's name.
In one of the weirder Millennium episodes, Frank takes Jordan on a Christmas vacation to Vermont, in order to prevent her from dwelling on it being the first holiday season since her mother's death. Frank can never get too far away from his work though, as he gets quickly wrapped up in the case of a dead mafia hit-man, who now appears very much alive. Things just get stranger from there.
Frank and Emma are called in after a bizarre series of apparent drownings that occurred while on dry land. The victims all share a common past experience, in that they died briefly but were brought back. The case gets very personal though, when Jordan suddenly falls ill, and Frank sees a man connected to the crime scenes hanging out by her bedside.
Frank receives a surprising request, when former friend Peter Watts asks for his help in recovering his kidnapped daughter. Frank is skeptical, but he and Emma reluctantly take the case. It becomes apparent that Peter is hiding Group related information from Frank, even at the expense of his daughter's life. The kidnapper is a deranged war veteran, intent on making the Group pay for its crimes.
Frank Black is sent a mysterious cassette tape in the mail, that is filled with nothing but audio white noise. A trip back to Seattle reveals that people all over Washington are receiving copies of the same tape, and are eventually dying after listening to it. While listening to the tape himself, Frank experiences several odd things, including an emotional reunion with his dead wife Catherine.
Songs: James Carr -- The Dark End of the Street
When seemingly demonic events start taking place around the home of a Wisconsin senator, Frank suspects that his nemesis Lucy Butler has returned. Sure enough, Lucy is now serving as nanny to the family's daughter. Unfortunately for Frank, Lucy is not too happy about him getting involved, and will go to any lengths to reach her goals.
Frank and Emma look in to the mysterious suicide of a retired FBI Agent, and of course find evidence of Millennium Group involvement. In fact, it appears that the Group has closer ties to the FBI itself than anyone ever imagined, including an old experiment at a nuclear research center.
A fundamentalist Jewish sect abducts a pregnant woman, in hopes of using her child to complete a biblical prophecy. They seek to create a "pure child", that it is said will lead to the second coming of the messiah in Jerusalem. Frank and Emma race against the clock to find the mother and child, while Emma suspects Millennium Group involvement. However, Peter Watts maintains that the Group has no ties to the case.
A new family moves in to the Black's neighborhood, leading Jordan to have visions that tell her that the devil is near. The visions lead to Jordan developing an imaginary friend, and behaving in very uncharacteristic ways. Frank now has to figure out whether Jordan is correct about the evil within the new family, or whether his daughter is just being misled. Meanwhile, Emma is left out in the cold, as she doesn't share Frank and Jordan's "gifts".
A teenage girl has escaped from a mental asylum, with the help of a young Sheriff's deputy. The girl was locked up due to the belief that she murdered her parents, but she claims that it was all just a conspiracy against her. Frank and Emma now have to figure out whether the girl is right about the conspiracy, or is simply insane.
The discovery of a freezer full of living human hands, leads Emma to a former Millennium Group scientist named Dr. Steven Takahashi, who left the Group due to fears that they were misusing his work. Dr. Takahashi now suffers from an unknown fatal disease, and the Group will stop at nothing to prevent him from revealing their secrets.
Frank receives disturbing photographs in the mail, that somehow seem to depict Frank himself drowning. Frank's investigation in to who sent the photos leads him down a dangerous path, and makes his friends at the FBI question his sanity. Frank comes to believe that a ruthless demon has personally targeted him for removal, but is this really the case? Or has Frank just lost touch with reality?
When a dog digs up a freshly severed female foot, Frank and Emma find themselves returning to a small town where Emma spent a portion of her childhood. It turns out that this murder is the latest in a long running series of crimes, and Frank quickly figures out who the culprit is. Unfortunately for him, he can't prove a thing. Now, Frank's only shot is to somehow trick the killer in to revealing his own secrets.
Ed Cuffle, the serial killer originally responsible for Frank's breakdown years earlier, is finally executed. Frank thinks he can now move on, but soon a new series of murders begins, all matching Cuffle's M.O. The police think it's only a copycat, but Frank comes to believe otherwise. Meanwhile, Emma's father's debilitating illness takes a turn for the worse, leading to an unexpected offer from Peter Watts.
As the "new" Ed Cuffle continues to amass victims, Frank is now being falsely held responsible for the death of Barry Baldwin. Emma accepts full membership in the Millennium Group, in exchange for a cure for her father. The FBI fires Frank, leading him to confront both Emma and Peter Watts. Everything will come to a head by the end of this episode, the series finale.