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The Closer: Heart Attack

When a slew of bags filled with body parts are found, Johnson and her team are on the trail to identify the bodies and find the parents of the victims. 3 teenage boys are recognized as the the victims and matters get worse for them when Dr. Morales discovers that all the bodies have their organs removed. Meanwhile Sanchez is still in the care of Ruben and the staff are getting really upset that he keeps bringing him in to work with him.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 6x5
Airdate: Monday August 09th, 2010

Director: Roxann Dawson
Writer: Ken Martin (2)

Alternate Airdates:

BR (Space) Jan 19, 2011
NL (Net 5) Apr 02, 2011
UK (MORE4) Oct 20, 2011

Special Guest Stars
Bruno CamposBruno Campos
As Dr. Navarro

Guest Stars
Jonathan Del ArcoJonathan Del Arco
As Dr. Morales
Paola TurbayPaola Turbay
As Detective Nikki Mendoza
Quinton LopezQuinton Lopez
As Ruban
Anna KhajaAnna Khaja
As Mrs. Mota
Blake RobbinsBlake Robbins
As Mr. Witten
Bobby SotoBobby Soto
As Oscar
Carla OrtizCarla Ortiz
As Maria Hernandez
Merrin DungeyMerrin Dungey
As Ms. Reed
Main Cast
Kyra SedgwickKyra Sedgwick
As Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson
J.K. SimmonsJ.K. Simmons
As Assistant Chief Will Pope
Corey ReynoldsCorey Reynolds
As Detective Sgt. David Gabriel
Robert GossettRobert Gossett
As Commander Russell Taylor
G.W. BaileyG.W. Bailey
As Detective Lt. Louie Provenza
Anthony John DenisonAnthony John Denison
As Detective Lt. Andy Flynn
Michael Paul ChanMichael Paul Chan
As Detective Lt. Michael Tao
Raymond CruzRaymond Cruz
As Detective Julio Sanchez
Phillip P. KeenePhillip P. Keene
As Buzz Watson
Jon TenneyJon Tenney
As FBI Agent Fritz Howard


Detective Sanchez has Ruben at work again. Lt. Provenza asks why he is there and Sanchez tells that he had to take him out of camp because the soccer coach was a shoplifter and that he did a search on his plates. Provenza tells Sanchez that he needs help. Lt. Flynn gets a call and body parts have been found in a bag. Detective Mendoza opens Johnson’s door and she informs that they have been finding body parts 2 other times around the Cartel territory of Phoenix, Los Angeles, and now Las Vegas. Commander Taylor walks up and yells at Mendoza for not informing him before transferring her crime to Major Crimes. Johnson intervenes and tells Taylor that it is because of the 3 different bags of body parts that were found that make it a major crime. Mendoza walks away and congratulates Johnson for putting her name in on the Chief of Police raffle. Everyone looks at Johnson in shock. Johnson tells that she put in her application for Chief of Police. Taylor wants to know who put Johnson up to it. The scene cuts to Commander Taylor and Johnson in Poe’s office and Poe tells that he told Johnson to run for it and not to mention the other thousands of people running too. He doesn’t like the fact that 3 bags of body parts are going to hit the news and further tarnish his reputation. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorJames Duff
Executive ProducerRick Wallace  |  Kyra Sedgwick  |  Greer Shephard  |  Michael M. Robin  |  James Duff
Co-Executive ProducerAdam Belanoff  |  Steven Kane
ProducerLeo Geter  |  Duppy Demetrius  |  Michael Alaimo  |  Mike Berchem  |  Andrew J. Sacks  |  Sheelin Choksey  |  Ronnie Chong
Consulting ProducerGil Garcetti
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