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Rizzoli & Isles: Born to Run

When Rizzoli and Maura decides to run for the Boston Marathon, they have to, instead track down a killer when one of the runners is found murdered. Instead of trying to cancel the race, Rizzoli thinks that it is best to simply let the runners run and find the killer amongst the crowd.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 2M5454
Airdate: Monday August 23rd, 2010

Director: Matthew Penn
Writer: David Gould (4)

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Net 5) Feb 05, 2011
UK (alibi) Oct 25, 2011

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (20 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Brian Goodman
As Lt. Det. Sean Cavanaugh
Chazz Palminteri
As Frank Rizzoli Sr.
Andrea Bogart
As Courtney Brown
Balthazar Getty
As Ron Garvey
Lily Knight
As Mrs. Brown
Michael Rodrick
As James Fillmore
Sam Lerner
As Quinn

Co-Guest Stars
Darryl Alan Reed
As Rondo
Rick Chambers
As Race Reporter
John Hemphill
As Sweaty Runner
Jordan Baum
As Frat Boy
Sam Rubin
As Sam Lloyd (WZJT Anchor)
Main Cast
Angie Harmon
As Det. Jane Clementine Rizzoli
Sasha Alexander
As Dr. Maura Dorothea Isles
Jordan Bridges
As Francesco "Frankie" Rizzoli Jr.
Bruce McGill
As Det. Vince Korsak
Lorraine Bracco
As Angela Rizzoli
Lee Thompson Young
As Det. Barold "Barry" Frost


The scene opens with crowds of people gathered for the Boston Marathon and an unknown person is getting a gun ready to fire. As more people gather, the shooter tests the gun on a map of Boston and the outline of the race. Jane and Franke are in a bar getting ready for the race. Jane is running and Franke tells that he is working. Rondo comes up to Jane and tells that she is looking fine. Jane tells that he needs to back it up and Franke helps get him away. Maura enters and is wearing a runner’s outfit that has the initials P.U.K.E. and has the new foot shoes and asks why Jane isn’t wearing her outfit and that they are running for the Professionals for Underprivileged Kids of Excellence and tells that they are a team. Franke tells Jane that she should be happy that she isn’t a hot dog. Jane tells that she is not going and Maura starts to cry. Jane feels bad and tells that she will run but she has to allow some leverage. Jane tells that she wants Maura to call the next “reddish brown stain” blood and she will run in the P.U.K.E. outfit. ..

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Other Episode Crew

DeveloperJanet Tamaro
Executive ProducerBill Haber  |  Janet Tamaro  |  Joel Fields
ProducerBonnie Weis  |  Christopher Griffin (2)
Consulting ProducerAlison Cross  |  Michael M. Robin  |  David A. Caplan
Associate ProducerEve Watterson  |  Michael Weiss
Production DesignerStephen Marsh (1)
EditorKeith Henderson (1)
CastingEric Dawson  |  Carol Kritzer  |  Liz Dean  |  Robert J. Ulrich
Unit Production ManagerChristopher Griffin (2)
First Assistant DirectorDirk Wallace Craft
Second Assistant DirectorJennifer Reiss
MusicJames S. Levine
Music EditorRobert Cotnoir
Costume DesignerRobert Blackman
HairstylistTheresa Velez
Camera OperatorMichael Alba
Set DecoratorLeslie Morales
Property MasterJared Scardina
Supervising Sound EditorJeremy J. Gordon
Re-Recording MixerMichael Colomby  |  Matt Gillis
Director of PhotographyAnthony Hardwick
Stunt CoordinatorSpike Silver
Sound MixerWalter Anderson
Based On The Works OfTess Gerritsen
Makeup ArtistVictoria Doering
Motion GraphicsBrenton Fletcher
Warning: Rizzoli & Isles season 1 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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