Major Crimes

2012 • TNT
1.07K reviews
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Season 5 episodes (21)

1 Present Tense
In the season premiere, the Major Crimes squad investigates the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl who vanished while volunteering at a homeless shelter, while Buzz cracks open the decades-old “cold case” file on the murder of his father and uncle. Andy Flynn considers selling his house.
2 N.S.F.W.
The murder of a detective in the Sex Crimes unit leads Major Crimes into the world of “barely legal” porn, where they find rampant drug use and questionable ethics. Meanwhile, Rusty’s biological mother, Sharon Beck (recurring guest star EVER CARRADINE) returns with some surprising news.
3 Foreign Affairs
After an ISIS-related attack against a member of the U.S. Armed Services, the FBI asks for Captain Raydor’s help in finding a terrorist. Raydor and the team join the Bureau in a race against the clock before the suspected terrorist can strike again.
4 Skin Deep
When Flynn looks into purchasing a new home and seeks input from Provenza and Buzz, an unexpected turn of events leads to a new investigation for Major Crimes. Meanwhile, Buzz continues to look into the circumstances surrounding his father's murder.
5 Cashed Out
Det. Julio Sanchez's application to become a foster parent is jeopardized by his reactions to a particularly gruesome murder after the Major Crimes Division finds a chopped up body burned to bits in the barbecue pit of an L.A. Park. CHRISTOPHER GORHAM guest stars.
6 Tourist Trap
When a pair of British tourists get attacked on their second honeymoon during a Venice Beach robbery, L.A.'s twenty billion dollar tourist industry is threatened by an English journalist riding their tragedy to a career high. Meanwhile, Rusty's biological mother tries to make peace with him over her pregnancy.
7 Moral Hazard
After a shootout in a tow yard leaves three people dead, the Major Crimes Division must scramble to find a disturbed man with a bag full of guns and a long list of grievances before he kills again. Meanwhile, Rusty pushes against LAPD policy in an attempt to find further evidence related to the murders of Buzz's father and uncle.
8 Off the Wagon
Lts. Andy Flynn and Mike Tao delve into the mysterious overdose of a young Hollywood star and the trail of emotional destruction he left in his wake, while Rusty finally comes to a conclusion about how to handle the pregnancy of his biological mother.
9 Family Law
When a jogger takes a nasty fall down the steps of L.A.’s storied Greek Theatre, Major Crimes investigates a divorce attorney with a lot of angry clients, and Lt. Tao goes undercover in the world of college age hookers. Meanwhile, Buzz connects his partials to a complete print, and learns the identity of one suspect.
10 Dead Zone
While investigating a murder that has personal implications for Sanchez, the squad uncovers a much larger criminal operation. Meanwhile, Buzz comes face to face with someone that may have been present at his father's murder.
11 White Lies Part 1
In attempting to clear up loose ends from their investigation of a gang of White Supremacists, Major Crimes detectives audit the trial of serial killer Dwight Darnell, and end up facing their most deadly case ever while Rusty’s psychologist, Dr. Joe, faces an unexpected confrontation that leaves his life in jeopardy.
12 White Lies Part 2
Major Crimes continues to investigate the conspiracy behind Dwight Darnell’s murders and his links to the Zyklon-Brotherhood. Sharon Raydor, disturbed by her own reactions to the case, seeks penance in the Ritual of Confession.
13 White Lies Part 3
Major Crimes hurtles forward towards the mysterious and elusive mastermind in the Dwight Darnell murders while Buzz and Rusty's investigation into the murder of Buzz's father comes to an unexpected end.
14 Heart Failure
When Captain Sharon Raydor and the Major Crimes Division investigate the murder of a young woman found in the LA River, their case is not only impeded by a secretive PI working for a tech industry millionaire, but also by Deputy Chief Winnie Davis (guest star Camryn Manheim), who regards Sharon as competition for the promotion to Assistant Chief of the LAPD.
15 Cleared History
When Major Crimes discovers a young one-man-geek-squad in the middle of his Atwater living room with his throat cut, suspicions swirl around his roommate and some unwitting customers, all of whom he was blackmailing.
16 Quid Pro Quo
A murder case goes sideways at trial when defense attorney Linda Rothman (guest star Jeri Ryan) is able to destroy Det. Amy Sykes’s credibility on the stand. Helping Rothman as a defense investigator is Amy's old nemesis, Mark Hickman (guest star Jason Gedrick). Ron Marasco guest-stars as Judge Grove.
17 Dead Drop
Major Crimes finds a very heavy body forty feet up a tree surrounded by loose pot when Dr. Morales shows up to the crime scene with his father, a retired detective from Uruguay. Meanwhile, Julio Sanchez works to obtain legal guardian of Mark Jarvis while Andy Flynn prepares a special surprise for Sharon.
18 Bad Blood
Sharon's son, Ricky, comes home for a surprise visit while Major Crimes investigates what looks like the "follow home" murder of a retired LAPD fraud detective, who may have been murdered for an arrest she made decades ago.
19 Intersection
As the war between bikes and cars escalates in the streets of L.A., Acting Assistant Chief Fritz Howard deploys Major Crimes to solve a tragic hit-and-run. Lt. Provenza, frustrated by the never-ending contest to succeed Russell Taylor, contemplates retirement.
20 Shockwave Part 1
A murder investigation turns explosive while Captain Sharon Raydor duels with Chief Winnie Davis for control of her case as she and her squad try to determine if they are dealing with a terrorist. Meanwhile, Rusty gets some alarming news from Gus.
21 Shockwave Part 2
After discovering the identity of the bomber her division has been searching for, Sharon Raydor and the Major Crimes squad struggle to determine his next target as Major Crimes heads for an explosive season finale.

About this show

Go into bold new territory with TV's favorite squad of detectives! Mary McDonnell reprises her role as The Closer's Captain Sharon Raydor, along with many other of The Closer's beloved characters, as Major Crimes centers on how to secure an airtight conviction and explores how police and prosecutors work together to build a case.

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1.07K reviews
Toi-G aka It's not about you, It's about me
December 15, 2017
I come home from work after having the most stressful day cause I work at Binghamton University dining, don't get me wrong I love the students and the people I work with and the job, but when I work I hear about things that happen on campus it's sad and thing that happen in the world u need something to come home too and that is Major Crimes. Like why take away a show that makes people happy cause we need something to bring us away from this very depressing world. So please #saveMajorCrimes
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Walter Cobbin
October 17, 2013
Love it mayne, they b doin their dam thang, I always tell my girl I like that tie Flynn is wearing, Flynn, Provenza, & Sanchez do ur dam thang mayne, look forward to watchin you guys er'y Monday nite. My hats off to u guys.Cpt Raydor I feel that she is so calm wit Rusty, I'm waiting on him to call her moms
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T d
October 16, 2017
Why is this going to be the last season come on i love this show and i know alot of others do aswell ...your biggest problem is their are no other networks that show old episodes of major crimes makes no sense thats how you get people additicted to a show they have never seen before please dont make the sixth season the last please
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