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On her last day of work, homicide detective Sarah Linden is drawn into a new case about the disappearance of a teenage girl, Rosie Larsen. Mitch and Stan Larsen frantically try to track down their daughter when they learn she did not show up at school. City Councilman Darren Richmond prepares for an important forum with the Mayor as the election nears.

Source: AMC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Sunday April 03rd, 2011
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 4) Jul 07, 2011

  • Currently 9.1/10
9.1/10 (16 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Callum Keith Rennie
As Rick Felder
Tom Butler (1)
As Lesley Adams
Katie Findlay
As Rosie Larsen
Liam James
As Jack
Kacey Rohl
As Sterling Fitch
Gary Chalk
As Lt. Michael Oakes
Brandon Jay McLaren
As Bennet Ahmed

Co-Guest Stars
Evan Bird
As Tom Larsen
Seth Isaac Johnson
As Denny Larsen
Richard Harmon
As Jasper
Garrett Patrick Paon
As Kris Echols (as Gharrett Patrick Paon)
Kerry Sandomirsky
As Principal Meyers
Grayson Gabriel
As Dylan
Eric Keenleyside
As Singing Detective
Leanne Merrett
As Girl in Jasper's Bed
Biadegeligne Mitiku
As Meat Store Man
Harley Slade
As Teen Runaway
Brent McLaren
As Uniform at Field
Kare Bateman
As Female Uniform
Main Cast
Mireille Enos
As Sarah Linden
Billy Campbell
As Darren Richmond
Joel Kinnaman
As Stephen Holder
Michelle Forbes
As Mitch Larsen
Brent Sexton
As Stan Larsen
Kristin Lehman
As Gwen Eaton
Eric Ladin
As Jamie Wright
Brendan Sexton III
As Belko Royce
Jamie Anne Allman
As Terry Marek
Annie Corley
As Regi Darnell


Shots of a woman (Sarah Linden) out jogging are interspersed with a younger woman, running in fear for her life. The jogger arrives at the beach and gets a call that she needs to go to a crime scene. Upon arrival, an officer walks Sarah to the building so he can shield her with his umbrella. He tells her a homeless guy found the body. Is she out of here Friday? Nope. Today is her last day...

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Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerVeena Cabreros Sud  |  Mikkel Bondesen  |  Ingolf Gabold  |  Piv Bernth  |  Soren Sveistrup
ProducerRon French
Co-ProducerKristen Campo
Associate ProducerShana Fischer Huber
Production DesignerMichael C. Bolton
EditorElizabeth Kling
CastingJunie Lowry-Johnson  |  Libby Goldstein
Unit Production ManagerCraig Forrest
First Assistant DirectorMorgan Beggs
Second Assistant DirectorSean Osmack
Music EditorMichael Brake
Music SupervisorKevin Edelman  |  Thomas Golubic
Costume DesignerKate Healey
Key GripJohn Westerlaken
Set DecoratorLinda Vipond
Location ManagerKent Sponagle
Transportation CoordinatorJim Eaton
Property MasterLuther Fairbairn
Production Sound MixerMichael Williamson (3)
Script SupervisorStephanie Rossel
Production CoordinatorJennifer Aichholz
Assistant EditorJoel Pashby  |  Howard Leder
Post Production SupervisorMichael Strong (2)
Supervising Sound EditorMike Marchain  |  Marla McGuire
Re-Recording MixerKurt Kassulke  |  Kevin Roache  |  Pete Elia
GafferOwen Taylor
Director of PhotographyPeter Wunstorf
Art DirectorRoxanne Methot
Key Makeup ArtistCharles Porlier
Visual Effects SupervisorMike Leeming
Production AccountantKaren Bergen
ScoreFrans Bak
Main Title Theme Written ByWendy Fowler  |  Richard File
"A" Camera OperatorMarty McInally
Visual Effects ProducerTyler Foell
Key HairstylistRobert A. Pandini
Canadian CastingSean Cossey  |  Stuart Aikins
Main Title Theme Performed ByWe Fell To Earth
Developed ByVeena Cabreros Sud
B Camera Operator/2nd Unit DpBrian C. Murphy (1)
Sound DesignerEdmond J. Coblentz, Jr.
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