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The Closer: You Have the Right to Remain Jolly

It's a blue Christmas when Santa's zip-line arrival into a Christmas village goes terribly awry and Brenda's team must take on the holiday case. Fred Willard, Christine Woods and Lauren Bowles guest star.

Source: TNT

Episode Info

Episode number: 7x12
Airdate: Monday December 05th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

CA (W) Mar 22, 2013

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (11 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Mark Pellegrino
As Gavin Q. Baker
Fred Willard
As Santa Jack

Guest Stars
Christine Woods
As Casey Watson
Lauren Bowles
As Donna McBride


The scene opens with Buzz at Santa’s North Pole Village with his sister, Casey. They watch as Santa is about to arrive via zip line. A woman screams in the crowd and the Santa coming down the zip line can’t stop. He crashes into a chimney and falls to his death. Another Santa comes out of a shed and looks up. He walks back in quickly. Later, Major Crimes arrives and Brenda Johnson thanks Buzz for bringing her up to speed. Sgt. Gabriel says that someone tampered with the brakes. Lt. Taou says that the breaking mechanism was tampered with after the inspection earlier. Lt. Provenza comes up and says that Randy Mann is the victim and that he had a wife named Lisa and a girlfriend named Carmen. Buzz says that Randy is not the real Santa. Casey intervenes and says that Buzz means that Randy isn’t the owner of the Village, Santa Jack. She says that she saw him run back into a shed. Provenza asks Buzz to introduce them to Casey, but she already knows everyone. ..

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