Major Crimes

Major Crimes: Season 5

Warner Brothers (2012)
Drama, Crime, Mystery
UK | English | Color | 21h

Two-time Oscar nominee Mary McDonnell stars in this spin-off of "The Closer", taking the detectives in the Los Angeles Police Department's Major Crimes division into bold new territory. As the new boss, McDonnell's Captain Sharon Raydor is determined to lead the department with a more team-oriented approach, sharing the credit with the people with whom she works.
The show focuses on how the American justice system approaches the art of the deal as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction.

Cast View all

Raymond Cruz Det. Julio Sanchez
Robert Gossett Commander Taylor
Michael Paul Chan Lt. Mike Tao
Tony Denison Lt. Andy Flynn
Mary McDonnell Captain Sharon Raydor
Jon Tenney FBI Special Agent Fritz Howard
G.W. Bailey Lt. Louie Provenza
Malcolm-Jamal Warner Lt. Chuck Cooper
Ransford Doherty Kendall
Nadine Velazquez Deputy D.A. Emma Rios
Jonathan Del Arco Dr. Morales
Phillip P. Keene Buzz Watson
Graham Patrick Martin Rusty Beck
Rene Rosado Gus Wallace
Kearran Giovanni Det. Amy Sykes
Daniel DiTomasso Wes Nolan
Carradine Ever Sharon Beck

Crew View all

Director Sylvain White
Writer James Duff
Producer Ronald Chong
Photography David A. Harp
Musician James S. Levine

Episodes View details

1 Present Tense 45 min | Jun 12, 2016

The squad investigates the disappearance of a teenage girl who vanished while volunteering at a homeless shelter; Buzz opens the cold case file on the murder of his father and uncle; Andy Flynn considers selling his house.

Director: Sheelin Choksey
Writer: Damani Johnson
2 N.S.F.W. 45 min | Jun 19, 2016

The murder of a Sex Crimes detective leads Major Crimes into the world of pornography; Rusty's biological mother returns with some surprising news.

Director: Sylvain White
Writer: Kendall Sherwood
3 Foreign Affairs 45 min | Jun 26, 2016

After an ISIS inspired attack against a member of the US Armed Services, the FBI asks for Captain Raydor’s help in finding a terrorist, joining the Bureau in a race against the clock before the terrorist can strike again.

Director: Nzingha Stewart
Writer: Carson Moore
4 Skin Deep 45 min | Jul 10, 2016

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.

Director: Steve Robin
Writer: Adam Belanoff
5 Cashed Out 45 min | Jul 17, 2016

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.

Director: Paul McCrane
Writer: Ralph Gifford
6 Tourist Trap 45 min | Jul 24, 2016

The city's tourist industry is threatened by an English journalist when a pair of British tourists are attacked on their second honeymoon in Venice Beach; Rusty's biological mother tries to make peace with him.

Director: Rick Wallace
Writer: Duppy Demetrius
7 Moral Hazard 45 min | Jul 31, 2016

A methodical and tightly wound former engineer who lost everything aims to make a bold statement against those who harmed him. Rusty bumps up against LAPD policy in an attempt to find more evidence related to the murder of Buzz’s father and uncle.

Director: David McWhirter
Writer: Nick Zayas
Guest stars: Jere Burns
8 Off the Wagon 45 min | Aug 14, 2016

Andy Flynn and Mike Tao investigate the mysterious overdose of a young Hollywood star; Rusty decides how to handle the pregnancy of his biological mother.

Director: Stacey K. Black
Writer: Michael Zara
9 Family Law 45 min | Aug 21, 2016

Major Crimes investigates a divorce attorney with a lot of angry clients; Lt. Tao goes under cover in the world of college-age hookers; Buzz learns the identity of a suspect.

Director: David Harp
Writer: Mike Berchem
10 Dead Zone 45 min | Aug 28, 2016

The squad uncovers a large criminal operation while investigating a murder; Buzz encounters someone who may have been present at his father's murder.

Director: Patrick Duffy
Writer: Kendall Sherwood
11 White Lies: Part 1 45 min | Sep 04, 2016

In attempting to clear up lose 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.

Director: Michael M. Robin
Writer: James Duff
12 White Lies: Part 2 45 min | Sep 11, 2016

The Major Crimes unit 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.

Director: Sheelin Choksey
Writer: Damani Johnson
13 White Lies: Part 3 45 min | Sep 18, 2016

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.

Director: Michael M. Robin
Writer: Carson Moore
14 Heart Failure 45 min | Feb 22, 2017

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, who regards Sharon as competition for the promotion to Assistant Chief of the LAPD.

Director: Nzingha Stewart
Writer: Ralph Gifford
Guest stars: Camryn Manheim
15 Cleared History 45 min | Mar 01, 2017

When Major Crimes discovers a young one-man-geek-squad with his throat cut in his living room, suspicions swirl around his roommate and some unwitting customers.

Director: Jennifer Phang
Writer: Adam Belanoff
16 Quid Pro Quo 45 min | Mar 08, 2017

A murder case goes sideways at trial when a defense attorney is able to destroy Detective Amy Sykes' credibility on the stand.

Director: Sylvain White
Writer: Michael Zara
Guest stars: Jeri Ryan, Jason Gedrick, Ron Marasco.
17 Dead Drop 45 min | Mar 15, 2017

A heavy body is found forty feet up a tree surrounded by marijuana when Dr. Morales shows up with his father, a retired detective from Uruguay; Julio Sanchez works to get legal guardianship of Mark Jarvis; Andy Flynn prepares a surprise for Sharon.

Director: Stacey K. Black
Writer: Nick Zayas
18 Bad Blood 45 min | Mar 22, 2017

Sharon's son Ricky comes home for a surprise visit; the department investigates the murder of a retired LAPD fraud detective, who may have been murdered for an arrest she made decades ago.

Director: Steve Robin
Writer: Kendall Sherwood
19 Intersection 45 min | Mar 28, 2017

As the war between bikes and cars escalates in the streets, Major Crimes is deployed to solve a tragic hit-and-run; Lt. Provenza contemplates retirement.

Director: Rick Wallace
Writer: Damani Johnson
20 Shockwave: Part 1 45 min | Apr 04, 2017

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 45 min | Apr 11, 2017

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.


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