In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight
In Plain Sight follows the story of Mary Shannon, a Federal Marshall with the Witness Protection program, as she deals with the trials and tribulations of both her professional and personal lives.

Genre: Action and Adventure, Drama

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    • Episode 13

      Something Borrowed, Something Blew up

      aired: Sun, Aug 7, 2011

      On the day of her sister's wedding, Mary is flown to Miami in order to protect her least favorite witness from hired mercenaries.

    • Episode 12

      A Womb With a View

      aired: Sun, Jul 31, 2011

      Mary learns all the joys of childbirth while protecting a courtesan from the gangster that impregnated her. Although Mary may be immune to her charms, can a seductress truly ever be trusted?

    • Episode 11


      aired: Sun, Jul 24, 2011

      Mary helps protect a guilt-ridden army veteran, while butting heads with his JAG attorney. Unfortunately for Mary, things are further complicated by the return of her ex-husband.

    • Episode 10

      Girls, Interrupted

      aired: Sun, Jul 17, 2011

      When Mary's WITSEC mandated road trip turns into an introspective odyssey, Marshall and Stan are left to deal with a rockstar witness and her overbearing mother.

    • Episode 9

      The Rolling Stones

      aired: Sun, Jul 10, 2011

      Mary gets a WITSEC two-fer, when a witness is forced to enter the program after being mistaken for his "evil" twin brother. Not only must she protect the pair from their enemies, but also from each other.

    • Episode 8

      Kumar vs. Kumar

      aired: Sun, Jun 26, 2011

      Mary plays marriage counselor in order to mediate a WITSEC divorce. Not only must she reconcile a stubborn witness, but also thousands of years of Hindu tradition, in order to save the case and keep a family out of danger.

    • Episode 7

      I'm a Liver Not a Fighter

      aired: Tue, Jul 19, 2011

      Mary must help a terminally ill father heal a tarnished relationship with his distant children.

    • Episode 6

      Something A-Mish

      aired: Sun, Jun 12, 2011

      When Mary's witness is forced out of an Amish community and into WITSEC, learning to adapt is far from her only concern. Even a fish out of water has to worry about sharks.

    • Episode 5

      Second Crime Around

      aired: Sun, Jun 5, 2011

      Mary learns that the only thing she despises more than protecting an unapologetic con artist, is having to team up with him in order to take down an even bigger dirtbag.

    • Episode 4

      Meet the Shannons

      aired: Sun, May 22, 2011

      Mary helps a Miss Congeniality teenage pageant queen cope when she suddenly realizes that she's spent her entire life in the witness protection program -- but didn't know it.

    • Episode 3

      Love in the Time of Colorado

      aired: Sun, May 15, 2011

      Mary is forced to be a reluctant go-between in the WITSEC version of a witness Romeo and a suspect Juliet.

    • Episode 2

      Crazy Like a Witness

      aired: Sun, May 8, 2011

      Mary must help a whistle-blowing witness reconnect with his son as he struggles with a severe case of paranoia. Unfortunately, when you're in WITSEC just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you.

    • Episode 1

      The Art of the Steal

      aired: Sun, May 1, 2011

      Mary uses a thief to catch a thief when she asks a witness to consult on a crime in order to exonerate Brandi of grand theft auto.

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    • Episode 13

      A Priest Walks Into a Bar

      aired: Wed, Jun 30, 2010

      A priest, who witnesses the murder of a stripper, is all too eager to leave the priesthood when he joins WitSec but hesitant to cut off ties with the victim's family. Stan struggles with telling a deceased witness's daughter the truth about her delinquent father. Brandi decides to move in with Peter while Jinx returns and offers Mary motherly advice on dating. Guest starring Joe Spano, Lesley Ann Warren and Joshua Malina.

    • Episode 12

      WITSEC Stepmother

      aired: Wed, Jun 23, 2010

      Mary plays "stepmother" to a rebellious 16 year-old witness of a jewelry heist whose separated parents are too self-involved to deal with their teenaged daughter's issues. At a family reunion, Marshall suspects that a witness has sold out his brother. Brandi takes care of Scott after he is assaulted under mysterious circumstances. Guest starring Aaron Ashmore.

    • Episode 11

      The Born Identity

      aired: Wed, Jun 16, 2010

      Mary's newest witness is a homeless man who exposed a pipe bomb plot. As he struggles to conform to the rules of WitSec, Mary agrees to help him search for his birth parents -- which presents unexpected problems when they are found. Meanwhile, Brandi becomes distrustful of Scott who once again needs money.

    • Episode 10

      Her Days Are Numbered

      aired: Wed, Jun 9, 2010

      A witness with Aspergers who has no social filter and can't lie stymies Mary, particularly when the witness refuses to testify against her only friend -- the key conspirator in a numbers case. Marshall and Stan race to figure out why an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent is holding up the visa of a key witness before she is deported. Brandi reveals her plan for the money she made by investing with Scott. Guest starring Aaron Ashmore.

    • Episode 9

      Death Becomes Her

      aired: Tue, Jun 1, 2010

      A woman from an organized crime family experiences a major health scare and witnesses her beloved niece repeating all of her mistakes. After she becomes vocal about her disapproval of her family's life, her cousin threatens her and she decides to take action and turn to the Feds. One problem: she has a secret that puts her status in Witness Protection in jeopardy, so she turns to the one person who can help, her new friend Mary Shannon. Guest starring Lesley Ann Warren, Erika Alexander, Michael Badalucco and Laura San Giacomo as Mia.

    • Episode 8

      Son of Mann

      aired: Tue, May 18, 2010

      Seth Mann, a legendary Marshal whose career spans decades and who also happens to be Marshall's father, comes into Albuquerque to work on Operation Falcon, a nationwide sweep of open warrants. Meanwhile, Brandi returns to Albuquerque with a suspicious story about her disappearance and a surprise guest connected to her past. Guest starring Geoff Pierson, Aaron Ashmore and Joshua Malina.

    • Episode 7

      Love's Faber Lost

      aired: Wed, May 12, 2010

      Agent Mike Faber returns to Mary's life when he gives her a new witness: Natalie, a key witness and co-conspirator in a nationwide mortgage fraud scheme which was operated by major gangs to raise millions for drugs and weapons. Mary is forced to work closely with Faber, who appears to have an alternate agenda: sparking a romance between the two. Guest starring Steven Weber and Peter Onarati.

    • Episode 6

      No Clemency for Old Men

      aired: Wed, May 5, 2010

      When a hardened bank robber who's been in prison for decades is finally paroled, it falls to Mary to help him acclimate to life on the outside and keep him from falling back into a life of crime. Meanwhile, when one of Mary's other witnesses becomes the victim of a revenge plot, Marshall steps in to help out -- only to find himself in a predicament when the witness prefers him to Mary. Guest starring Louis Lombardi.

    • Episode 5

      Fish or Cut Betta

      aired: Tue, Apr 27, 2010

      When Mary's new witness, Dominic, a former sociopathic hit man with a love of explosives, falls in love for the first time, Mary hopes he will finally have a shot at normalcy and redemption. Unfortunately, it all goes pear-shaped when Dominic is bullied by a local crooked politician at the same time his girl breaks his heart. Mary races to stop Dominic from taking out his pain in the form of an explosive device meant for his ex-girlfriend. Guest starring Cristian de la Fuente.

    • Episode 4

      Whistle Stop

      aired: Tue, Apr 20, 2010

      Mary and Marshall try to help FBI Agent Mike Faber convince his informant to enter Witsec. Despite their best efforts, the informant refuses their protection and gets himself into a heap of trouble. Meanwhile, Stan has to deal with an ex-boxer/witness suffering from pugilistic dementia. Guest starring Steven Weber.

    • Episode 3

      Coma Chameleon

      aired: Tue, Apr 13, 2010

      BATF Agent, Wade Guthrie, is shot during an undercover weapons deal. When he wakes up, Wade learns he has been protected by Witsec's Mary Shannon during his three-year coma. It is only his eye-witness testimony that can put a prolific weapons trafficker behind bars. Guest starring Rita Moreno.

    • Episode 2

      When Mary Met Marshall

      aired: Tue, Apr 6, 2010

      A break-in threatens the security of the first witnesses Mary and Marshall handled together, prompting flash backs to the way Mary joined WitSec. Guest starring Allison Janney, Tess Harper, Josh Cooke, Jeannine Kaspar and Joshua Malina.

    • Episode 1

      Father Goes West

      aired: Tue, Mar 30, 2010

      A former high line thief from Boston tries to give up crime for the sake of his teenage son, and Mary and Marshall search for the person who nearly killed Mary in the season two cliffhanger. Guest starring Donnie Wahlberg, Sean Marquette, Charlie Haid, Cristian de la Fuente, Joshua Malina and Lesley Ann Warren.

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    • Episode 15

      Don't Cry For Me, Albuquerque

      aired: Sat, Aug 8, 2009

      The U.S. Government enlists WITSEC to hide one of Latin America's feistiest political activists and everything goes South when the budding Evita moves to the bad part of town.

    • Episode 14

      Once a Ponzi Time

      aired: Sat, Aug 1, 2009

      When a Wall Street blue-blood rats on his boss' investment fraud and hides out in WITSEC, he volunteers to give up his great fortune, that is until a ransom from his past life comes calling.

    • Episode 13

      Let's Get It Ahn

      aired: Sat, Jul 25, 2009

      A world-class counterfeiter witness - whose girlfriend's infidelity moved her to confess - is suspect in the murder of another "friend," where even the clues seem forged, until Mary and Marshall realize they may be hiding a witness from the government itself.

    • Episode 12

      Training Video

      aired: Sat, Jul 18, 2009

      Mary serves as Technical Advisor to The Marshals Service new training video, while Marshall arranges to get one of Witsec's charter members, a geriatric goodfella (Martin Landau) from the Philly Mob, to his son's funeral.

    • Episode 11


      aired: Sat, Jul 11, 2009

      The barely legal daughter of Mary's witness - a Miami racketeer - finds herself in a dangerous romance, just as Raph's mother visits to prepare an engagement feast for the surprised Mary.

    • Episode 10

      Miles to Go

      aired: Sat, Jun 27, 2009

      After briefing a new witness, whose testimony is contingent on visitation rights with his son, Mary learns the son is missing and sets out to find him.

    • Episode 9

      Who's Bugging Mary?

      aired: Sat, Jun 20, 2009

      When Brandi is arrested by Agent O'Connor for drug trafficking and murder, Mary races to find a way out for Brandi and the sordid motive for his vendetta.

    • Episode 8

      A Frond In Need

      aired: Sat, Jun 13, 2009

      When a series of murders seem to follow a new ex-con witness, including stabbing Mary's friend, she and Marshall have to figure out if he's the killer in time to save his next victim.

    • Episode 7

      Duplicate Bridge

      aired: Sat, Jun 6, 2009

      When a bridge collapses and plunges many to their death, the victims' families come after the engineer, who, once in WITSEC, attempts to clear his name no matter what the consequence.

    • Episode 6

      One Night Stan

      aired: Sat, May 30, 2009

      When Stan's first witness turns up dead, with his badge amongst the bones, he becomes the chief suspect - forcing Mary & Marshall to dig deeper into a 20-year-old love triangle.

    • Episode 5

      Aguna Matatala

      aired: Sat, May 16, 2009

      An Orthodox Jewish witness, whose estranged wife refuses to enter WITSEC, soon finds himself being followed by a mysterious man (guest star Richard Schiff) who answers to a higher authority.

    • Episode 4

      Rubble With a Cause

      aired: Sat, May 9, 2009

      When a huge building collapse traps one of Mary's witnesses under the rubble and out in the open, his injury plays second to the threat of a professional assassin up on the roofs.

    • Episode 3

      A Stand-Up Triple

      aired: Sat, May 2, 2009

      When a hot mom-on-the-prowl witness is having problems with her brood, Mary soon finds herself playing babysitter to three difficult kids.

    • Episode 2

      In My Humboldt Opinion

      aired: Sat, Apr 25, 2009

      When a marijuana mastermind from the NorCal grasslands is unable to testify without the pot to neutralize his Severe Anxiety Disorder, Mary finds herself in the weeds.

    • Episode 1

      Gilted Lily

      aired: Sat, Apr 18, 2009

      When a witness turns up dead, Mary ditches administrative leave to solve a 10 Little Indians story —until her own brand of Post-Traumatic-Stress disorders her plan.

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    • Episode 12

      A Fine Meth

      aired: Sat, Aug 16, 2008

      The family regroups after Mary's ordeal; Marshall and Stan deal with Spanky.

    • Episode 11

      Stan by Me

      aired: Sat, Aug 9, 2008

      After watching her mother audition for "Sweet Charity," Mary Shannon is kidnapped. Meanwhile in New Jersey, Brandi's boyfriend Chuck is also abducted and two FBI agents are killed. When the Feds working on Mary's kidnapping case suspect a connection between the two crimes, a nationwide manhunt goes underway for both Mary and Chuck.

    • Episode 10

      To Serge with Love

      aired: Sat, Aug 2, 2008

      Natasha, the mild mannered Ukrainian accountant, has gotten her new breasts, but her life becomes more complicated when she discovers that her new boyfriend is also in WITSEC.

    • Episode 9

      Good Cop, Dead Cop

      aired: Sat, Jul 26, 2008

      Internal Affairs knows Rico Eps is one of the dirty cops on the Chicago force who isn't above planting evidence to make a case. But instead of taking him down, IA offers him a deal in exchange for investigating his fellow cops. Eps takes the deal, and when his partner finds out, he's almost killed. Staying on the police force obviously isn't an option. Eps has to leave everything behind and enter Witness Protection. When Mary and he meet there are immediate sparks, and even though she knows it's against the rules and an all-around terrible idea, she gives into temptation and sleeps with him. Afterwards, they part ways and have minimal contact over the next six months. Things might have continued like that, but when an Albuquerque cop with ties to Chicago is murdered, Eps quickly becomes the prime suspect. Mary has to both prove his innocence and keep their past from damaging her career.

    • Episode 8

      Don of the Dead

      aired: Sat, Jul 19, 2008

      Don and Ruth Ferguson are two of the nicest people you'll ever meet. They're devoted to the Catholic Church, they spend all of their time working at a homeless shelter and they've managed to recreate their lives after leaving everything behind to enter the Witness Protection Program. The only problem is: they can't stand each other, and they're too Catholic to divorce. Despite their misery, Ruth is devastated when she hears that Don has died in a traffic accident. As Mary investigates, she learns that the case is more complicated than it seems at first glance. The body in Don's car isn't Don, which begs the question: Could Don still be alive? If so, who has him?

    • Episode 7

      Iris Doesn't Live Here Anymore

      aired: Sat, Jul 12, 2008

      Iris McBride and her family are uprooted and forced to move to Albuquerque after she witnesses a gang shooting. Her father, a successful doctor, is livid when he learns that just because his daughter disobeyed him and went to the wrong part of town, he has to give up his practice. When Mary first meets the family she assures them that things will get better, but that's hard for them to believe when it'll take weeks for their furniture to get to them, they're living on a government stipend, and the only job the dad can get is at a free clinic. Mary has to keep Iris safe while she testifies, but the more difficult task is going to be keeping the family from falling apart.

    • Episode 6

      High Priced Spread

      aired: Sat, Jul 5, 2008

      Brothers Shane and Chris Worley have been Mary's witnesses for five years. They came into the program alone. Their parents are dead and Shane has been looking after Chris most of his life. Now it looks like all Shane's hard work is paying off. Chris is the star of his college basketball team and scouts are showing a lot of interest. The only problem is that Chris has started gambling and he's thousands of dollars in debt. Mary has to find a way to keep both brothers' lives from being destroyed by Chris' problem.

    • Episode 5

      Who Shot Jay Arnstein?

      aired: Sat, Jun 28, 2008

      The Feds make a lot of promises in exchange for testimony, not all of them moral, and it's the Marshals who are stuck with the consequences. When art dealer Jay Arnstein goes into the witness protection program, he asks that his wife, Marci, be moved with him, as well as his mistress, Kay. The rules force Mary to keep this from Marci, a very sweet woman with whom she has an immediate bond. Things might have gone on like that forever, but when Jay is shot late one night at the gallery, everyone's secrets are forced out into the open.

    • Episode 4

      Trojan Horst

      aired: Sat, Jun 21, 2008

      Horst Vanderhoff is an agent, which is difficult enough when you're dealing with actors, but Horst's job is a good deal more stressful. He's the go-between for a highly sought after hit woman known only as Lola. While trying to get her next job lined up, Horst is grabbed by the Feds and forced to give testimony against her in exchange for a chance at joining the Witness Protection Program. When Mary and Marshall show up at Perryville Prison to pick him up, he's justifiably nervous. He's also really irritating. Mary and Marshall set out toward the desert, convinced that the worst part of the job will be putting up with Horst for four hours. But when two killers ambush them, disable their car and wound Marshall, Mary has the much more difficult task of finding a way to keep all of them safe from Lola.

    • Episode 3

      Never The Bride

      aired: Sat, Jun 14, 2008

      Treena Morris is a con artist. Her particular skill: making men fall so crazy, head-over-heels in love with her that they'll do stupid things, like hand her a bag full of illegal conflict diamonds, and trust that she'll put them in the safe. Her current husband/mark is just that gullible. Unfortunately for her, before she can get away with half the diamonds, the Feds bust her. On the plus side, she's got more than enough dirt on her diamond-smuggler husband to make a deal. Mary is understandably disgusted when she's told she has to help this woman get a fresh start. She's even angrier when Treena gets engaged to one of the wealthiest men in Albuquerque, allows her engagement photo to be put in the paper, and refuses to call off the wedding despite Mary's warnings. Now Mary has to keep Treena safe from angry diamond smugglers and keep Treena's fiancé safe from her.

    • Episode 2

      Hoosier Daddy

      aired: Sat, Jun 7, 2008

      Leo Billups witnessed a drug-related murder that involved the Cruz family, one of the most powerful drug families in the country. It's a common enough story in WITSEC. What sets this one apart is that the person he saw murdered was his mother… and Leo is eight years old. When Leo enters WITSEC, no one's really sure what to do with him. His father can't go into the program, since he's one of the people Leo is testifying against. Mary asks another WITSEC family if they'll adopt him. When they agree, it seems like everything's going to work out perfectly. But Leo's father sues for custody, claiming the Federal government had no right to take Leo in the first place. Everyone knows he just wants Leo so he can keep him from testifying, but the law is on his side. Now, Mary must find a way to keep Leo away from his father and safe from the Cruz family.

    • Episode 1


      aired: Sat, May 31, 2008

      U.S. Marshal Mary Shannon has a simple day ahead of her – pick up federally protected witness, Tasha Turischeva and get her situated – make sure her boyfriend picks up her ne'er do well sister, Brandi, from the train station – and survive the "surprise" party her mother has planned. However, when Mary learns that her witness, former hit-man Frankie Santoro's, a.k.a. Frankie "Nuts'" beloved son was murdered, all the above plans are relegated to the back burner. And for that she's almost grateful. Mary now finds herself faced with two problems: Was Jr. killed by someone from Frankie Sr.'s past? And how do you tell a mafia hit man that his only son was murdered? In order to keep Frankie from flying off in a blind vengeful rage, Mary has twenty-four hours to find and apprehend Jr.'s killer.

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