Watch The Closer Season 7
Season 7, Episode 21
aired: Mon, Aug 13, 2012
A young street hustler (guest star GRAHAM PATRICK MARTIN – Two and a Half Men) sees what appears to
Season 7, Episode 20
aired: Mon, Aug 6, 2012
A young couple hanging out in someone else's house find themselves in hot water when a security
Season 7, Episode 19
aired: Mon, Jul 30, 2012
The murder of a priest puts the squad on a collision course with the Catholic Church and drives a
Season 7, Episode 18
aired: Mon, Jul 23, 2012
In a case that hits too close to home for Brenda, a well-liked cancer doctor is brutally killed and
Season 7, Episode 17
aired: Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Provenza gets trapped into helping his first ex-wife, Liz (guest star DIEDRE O'CONNELL – You Don't
Season 7, Episode 16
aired: Mon, Jul 9, 2012
Brenda thinks she has finally cornered her longtime nemesis, lawyer and suspected rapist and
Season 7, Episode 15
aired: Mon, Dec 26, 2011
In the winter finale, the federal lawsuit against Brenda comes to a head when another murder occurs that is related to Turell Baylor's death. Brenda seeks help from a businessman (guest star JASON GEORGE – GREY'S ANATOMY) with old ties to the neighborhood for help solving the case. Meanwhile, Brenda's lawyer (recurring guest star MARK PELLEGRINO) and the Baylor family lawyer (recurring guest star CURTIS ARMSTRONG) face off in court.
Season 7, Episode 14
aired: Mon, Dec 19, 2011
The Major Crimes Division investigates a hit-and-run murder of a young girl on a bicycle, and the LAPD's police commissioner (guest star MARK MOSES – Desperate Housewives, Mad Men) and his wife, Gail (guest star ELIZABETH PERKINS – Weeds), may be in trouble when Brenda becomes determined to uncover a scandal one of them tried to cover up. MAGGIE WHEELER (Friends) guest stars as Gail's friend who clashes with Brenda.
Season 7, Episode 13
aired: Mon, Dec 12, 2011
The murder of a man under FBI surveillance puts the federal agents in hot water with the LAPD. Plus, Brenda's parents (recurring guest stars FRANCES STERNHAGEN and BARRY CORBIN), who have come to town for the holidays, have surprising news that keeps Brenda's mind from her case.
Season 7, Episode 12
aired: Mon, Dec 5, 2011
In the 100th episode, the holiday cheer is interrupted when Santa's entrance into a Christmas Village via a zip line goes horribly wrong. FRED WILLARD (Best in Show, Modern Family) guest stars as Santa Jack, the village's owner, whom many believe to be the real Father Christmas. LAUREN BOWLES (True Blood) guest stars as the niece and business partner of Santa Jack, and CHRISTINE WOODS (FlashForward) guest stars as Buzz's visiting sister, who helps Brenda and the Major Crimes Division solve the holiday case.
Season 7, Episode 11
aired: Mon, Nov 28, 2011
When a high school principal is shot while trying to turn his school around in the midst of a scandal, Brenda and her detectives soon realize their case overlaps with an existing FBI investigation. The situation leaves Fritz and Brenda sparring over whose murder case it should be.
aired: Mon, Sep 12, 2011
The squad investigates the shooting death of a deputy sheriff as the judge in the civil case against Brenda decides whether or not to drop the case against her.
aired: Mon, Sep 5, 2011
Major Crimes investigates the mysterious disappearance of a stage father just as his daughter's new single is about to hit the charts. Meanwhile, the Baylor family offers to settle with Brenda in the civil suit against her, but the deal may be too good to be true. Guest stars include KEN HOWARD (The White Shadow, Grey Gardens), DEBRAH FARENTINO (Storm of the Century, Eureka) and RICK GONZALEZ (Reaper, Coach Carter).
aired: Mon, Aug 29, 2011
Brenda receives a tip about a murder-for-hire involving a major drug cartel, but since the case doesn't fall under her jurisdiction, she solicits Captain Raydor's help in investigating the tipster's allegations of police brutality. Meanwhile, Brenda's attorney, Gavin Baker (recurring guest star MARK PELLEGRINO), starts deposing the squad about the "Shootin' Newton" case at the center of the civil lawsuit against her.
To Serve with Love
aired: Mon, Aug 22, 2011
The squad helps out a fellow law enforcement officer by investigating the mysterious death of her daughter. And Captain Raydor continues her audit of Brenda and Major Crimes, focusing her efforts on Detective Sanchez.
Season 7, Episode 6
aired: Mon, Aug 15, 2011
A home construction site becomes a crime scene when a body turns up underneath a retainer wall. Plus, Brenda considers taking on a high-priced lawyer, Gavin Baker (recurring guest star MARK PELLEGRINO - Lost, Supernatural, Dexter), but, unfortunately for Fritz, the retainer fee could require cutting back on several luxuries.
Season 7, Episode 5
aired: Mon, Aug 8, 2011
The squad investigates the death of a minister with a scandalous secret and the family who will do anything to protect his name and their church. Meanwhile, all but one member of the Major Crimes unit receives a subpoena in the civil suit against the LAPD, raising questions about whether the one who didn't get served might throw the rest of the squad "under the bus."
aired: Mon, Aug 1, 2011
The team searches for a missing boy who attends the summer camp where Lt. Tao's son works. Captain Raydor makes a troubling suggestion to Brenda as she continues with her audit.
To Serve With Love
aired: Mon, Jul 25, 2011
Flynn and Provenza hope to make easy money by serving court papers for a lawyer. But, once again, they find themselves in hot water when a man is killed minutes after being served by the pair. Things quickly go downhill from there. Guest star ADAM ARKIN (Sons of Anarchy, Chicago Hope, Northern Exposure) appears as a financier targeted by his clients after pulling off a Ponzi scheme.
Season 7, Episode 2
aired: Mon, Jul 18, 2011
As the LAPD undergoes a major realignment, Brenda's team investigates the murder of a young girl who was house-sitting. Captain Raydor is forced to expand her audit of Major Crimes in light of the civil suit against Brenda and the LAPD.
Season 7, Episode 1
aired: Mon, Jul 11, 2011
In the seventh season premiere, Brenda and the squad investigate the owner of a hip-hop record label when one of his rap artists and six innocent bystanders are gunned down. The case hits home for Gabriel who knows two of the victims from church. Meanwhile, Chief Delk prepares to announce the department's new organizational chart just as Brenda becomes the target of a civil suit against the police department.
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aired: Wed, Feb 25, 2009
In the season finale, Brenda and Fritz's wedding plans are interrupted as both are called in to work on investigations. FRANCES STERNHAGEN, BARRY CORBIN and AMY SEDARIS guest star.
aired: Tue, Feb 17, 2009
Amy Sedaris ("Strangers with Candy") guest stars as Fritz's sister, Claire, who claims to be psychic and tags along on an investigation of a possible homicide.
Power of Attorney
aired: Wed, Feb 11, 2009
When a woman is found brutally raped and murdered in her home, all eyes turn toward a known sex offender. Billy Burke ("Twilight," "24") guest stars.
Junk in the Trunk
aired: Mon, Sep 29, 2008
The body of someone extremely overweight turns up in the trunk of a car. When the team finally tracks down a witness, they get quite a shock.
aired: Mon, Sep 22, 2008
Brenda's parents (recurring guest stars BARRY CORBIN and FRANCES STERNHAGEN) visit, but when a murder investigation interrupts the visit, Brenda brings them along.
aired: Thu, Sep 18, 2008
After the death of a teenager who was killed by a pipe bomb, the squad races against the clock to prevent an explosive massacre in the summer finale.
aired: Mon, Sep 8, 2008
Brenda's squad investigates a double-homicide involving a Tijuana drug cartel and police corruption. Plus, an article paints an unflattering picture of Priority Homicide.
aired: Mon, Sep 1, 2008
Brenda juggles a Hollywood murder investigation with a surprise visit from her parents (recurring guest stars FRANCES STERNHAGEN and BARRY CORBIN).
aired: Mon, Aug 25, 2008
The death of a family member motivates the squad. KEVIN BACON directs the episode.
The Problem Child
aired: Mon, Aug 18, 2008
A missing teen with a violent past puts the squad on alert.
Dial 'M' For Provenza
aired: Mon, Aug 11, 2008
Provenza and Flynn close an undercover sting operation, but all of their evidence, and Provenza's car, gets stolen while they stop for lunch. Jennifer Coolidge guest stars.
aired: Mon, Aug 4, 2008
A man wearing a surveillance wire in downtown Los Angeles is shot to death at point-blank range. Brenda and Fritz vie for control of the case.
aired: Mon, Jul 28, 2008
A teenage girl dies in an apparent suicide after accusing the son of an L.A. County sheriff of raping her. Daniel Baldwin ("Homicide: Life on the Street") guest stars.
aired: Mon, Jul 21, 2008
A recently paroled murderer is found dead, the victim of a hit and run. Brenda must tread carefully -- the crime for which the victim was convicted was a major press event in L.A.
aired: Mon, Jul 14, 2008
Griffith Park is on fire and the Priority Homicide Division is brought in to investigate. When a nemesis (Jason O'Mara) of Brenda's enters the scene, things turn ugly.
Watch The Closer Season 2
aired: Fri, Jul 27, 2012
As Brenda continues investigating a wide-ranging case that began with the death of a Lebanese teenager, she uncovers layers of political intrigue and questionable loyalties.
Serving The King (1)
aired: Mon, Dec 4, 2006
Following the recent traumatic events at the end of her Mafia case, a demoralized Brenda is placed on administrative leave, and Taylor dismantles and reassigns her team.
aired: Mon, Sep 4, 2006
When the wife of a major crime boss is murdered while in FBI custody, Brenda and the LAPD face off against Fritz and the FBI for jurisdiction.
No Good Deed (a.k.a. Assumption High)
aired: Mon, Aug 28, 2006
Brenda investigates the death of a teenager who was expected to testify that a man convicted of murdering a Korean couple was not actually the culprit.
Borderline (a.k.a. Over The Line)
aired: Mon, Aug 21, 2006
Brenda gets into a minor traffic accident but ignores protocol and leaves the scene so she can hurry to the location of a multiple homicide involving the smuggling of illegal immigrants.
The Other Woman
aired: Mon, Aug 14, 2006
Brenda is called to testify in a custody hearing between Pope and his estranged wife.
aired: Mon, Aug 7, 2006
A bereaved mother contacts Brenda and the Priority Homicide Division regarding the death of the woman's son, accusing his doctors of murder.
aired: Mon, Jul 31, 2006
After fishermen discover the badly decomposed bodies of a mother and daughter in the Los Angeles harbor, evidence points to ritual suicide.
Head over Heels
aired: Mon, Jul 24, 2006
After finding severed body parts in a dumpster, Brenda determines that the victim was a popular porn star who had AIDS.
Out of Focus
aired: Mon, Jul 17, 2006
Brenda investigates the death of a paparazzi who appears to have killed himself by jumping from a hotel window.
To Protect and To Serve
aired: Mon, Jul 10, 2006
Provenza and Flynn are shocked to discover a dead body in Provenza's garage. However, Provenza persuades Flynn not to report it until after they get back from a big Dodger game.
aired: Mon, Jul 3, 2006
Brenda probes the murder of a young woman at a high-priced restaurant. Among the suspects are a corrupt investor, who had previously been investigated for murder, and her husband, an ambitious chef.
aired: Mon, Jun 26, 2006
Brenda investigates the shooting of three youngsters, one of whom is the son of Taylor's friends.
aired: Mon, Jun 19, 2006
Brenda deals with an unexpected visit from her fussy mother, Willie Ray, which puts Brenda's plan to move Fritz into her house on hold. Meanwhile, Brenda investigates the death of a jury member.
aired: Mon, Jun 12, 2006
Things don't add up when an LA cop turns up dead. Brenda and her team race against the clock to get to the truth.
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Standards and Practices
aired: Mon, Sep 5, 2005
The conflict between Brenda and Taylor reaches the boiling point when Brenda is charged with "conduct unbecoming."
aired: Mon, Aug 29, 2005
Faulty evidence from a botched murder investigation three years ago is revealed after the body of woman believed to have been the original murder victim of a death-row killer shows up in the morgue.
aired: Mon, Aug 22, 2005
Brenda and her team are assigned to investigate the murder of an Iranian businessman and his driver in a medical center parking deck.
The Butler Did It
aired: Mon, Aug 15, 2005
A wealthy octogenarian dies just months after marrying a young stripper. After his widow then dies of an overdose, attention turns towards the butler as a possible suspect.
aired: Mon, Aug 8, 2005
A young Mexican girl, whose mother and cousin are illegal immigrants working for a wealthy American family, is found murdered.
aired: Mon, Aug 1, 2005
Brenda delves into a case involving an attack on a gay man. The man, who had just been at a bar with his partner, was beaten to death with a baseball bat.
You Are Here
aired: Mon, Jul 25, 2005
A date between Brenda and Fritz is interrupted by a call that a prominent judge has been shot and killed.
aired: Mon, Jul 18, 2005
Brenda investigates the murder of a U.S. Congresswoman's daughter, who may have been targeted because of an online personal ad involving role-playing in a fantasy "rape" scene.
aired: Mon, Jul 11, 2005
Brenda investigates the murder of a psychiatrist who has been involved in a controversial clinical trial for a new drug to treat teen depression and anxiety.
aired: Mon, Jul 4, 2005
Brenda follows the trail of a suspected sniper who is assassinating members of the East Side Catorces, one of the city's most notorious gangs.
The Big Picture
aired: Mon, Jun 27, 2005
Brenda investigates the death of a high-priced Russian call girl whose client list reveals the name of Danny Booth, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer and close friend of Brenda's boss.
aired: Mon, Jun 20, 2005
Brenda investigates the unusual murder of Heather Treman, a high-profile model and the wife of movie star Dean Treman.
aired: Mon, Jun 13, 2005
Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson struggles to get over her past problems while dealing with co-workers who resent her jump to the elevated position of deputy police chief.