Season 1 Episodes

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Lover's Lane

Season 1, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/23/2004
When DNA evidence reveals that a wrong man was convicted for killing 15-year-old Eve Kendall back in 1986, the team re-opens her case in an attempt to find the real killer.
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The Plan

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/2/2004
The 1999 drowning death of a military academy's swim coach, which was originally ruled as accidental, is reinvestigated after the homicide division receives a note that suggests it was murder.
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Maternal Instincts

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/25/2004
The 1989 case of a woman murdered in front of her 3-year-old son is re-opened. A psychologist asks Det.
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Greed (a.k.a. Greed Is Good)

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/18/2004
The team reopens the 1985 case of a wealthy stock broker. At the time it was deemed that Charles Danville was killed when someone attempted to steal his car, but new evidence suggests that he may, in fact, have been murdered.
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Late Returns

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/4/2004
The shooting death of a man in his driveway is connected to the unsolved 1992 murder of a Democratic campaign worker whose lifeless body was thrown into a nearby river on election night.
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Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/28/2004
A drunken driver's hit-and-run confession leads the detectives to discover that foul play -- not an accident -- may have killed the victim.
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The Lost Soul of Herman Lester

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/14/2004
When the son of a murdered high-school basketball star receives a death threat, Rush and Valens reopen the 1987 case of Herman Lester who was stabbed to death only hours after leading his team to win the state championship.
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Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/7/2004
When the remains of a young black man and a white woman are found under the foundation of a building, Rush and Valens discover that not only did the two go missing in 1969, but that they may have been killed professionally for their work in an underground abortion clinic.
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Disco Inferno

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/22/2004
Construction workers discover a skull with bullet hole under the ruins of a disco club burned down in 1978.
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Boy in the Box

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/15/2004
The 1958 death of an unknown 6-year-old boy found in a field inside a cardboard box is reinvestigated after a small suitcase with the child's picture and his old cowboy hat is left in front of a church.
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The Letter

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/25/2004
Rush and Valens re-open the case of a 25-year-old black woman, who was murdered in 1939, after the woman's granddaughter comes forward with new information.
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Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/18/2004
Det. Stillman asks Lilly to re-open a case he couldn't solve, wherein an 8-year-old boy, Tim Barnes, was murdered in 1980.
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Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/11/2004
A college professor (Jeffrey Nordling), who lost everything - his career, his family, his reputation - after being suspected of murdering one of his female students (Kaitlin Doubleday) in 1995, offers new information regarding the case that he hopes will clear his name.
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The Hitchhiker

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/21/2003
Rush and Valens investigate the case of a cold-blooded killer who shot a young man trying to hitchhike his way home to Philly from Atlanta.
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Sherry Darlin'

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/7/2003
Lilly gets an anonymous phone call from a man claiming he killed an elderly woman back in 1989 and buried her body in the basement of a house.
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Fly Away

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/30/2003
When a young woman, Rosie (Laura Regan), wakes up from a coma, Lilly re-opens the fall in which her 6-year-old daughter Toya (Aynsley Lemon) died.
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A Time to Hate

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/16/2003
Lilly investigates the case of Daniel Holtz, a college baseball player who was found beaten to death in an alley behind a gay bar in 1964.
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Love Conquers Al

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/9/2003
A petty crook, Ricky (Tim deZarn), hoping to get a reduced sentence, relates witnessing a young man washing blood out of his car the night a teen track runner was murdered.
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The Runner

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/26/2003
After a drug addict (Dee Freeman) brings in an audio tape she found on which a fatal shooting is heard, Lilly reopens a 1973 murder case involving the death of a 21-year-old rookie cop (Cory Hardrict).
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Churchgoing People

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/19/2003
Lilly re-investigates the case of a murdered church organist (John Walcutt), when his Alzheimer's-stricken widow (Isabella Hofmann) begins having flashbacks of the night in question.
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Our Boy Is Back

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/12/2003
A serial rapist sends a letter to the squad announcing his return to Philadelphia after five years and his plan to strike again.
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Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/5/2003
The fiancé of a fireman (DeLane Matthews) asks Lilly to help prove that a convicted felon, about to be paroled on an unrelated crime, is responsible for the murder of the fireman's first wife.
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Look Again

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/28/2003
Kathryn Morris stars as Philadelphia homicide detective Lilly Rush, who investigates long-unsolved crimes, otherwise known as Cold Cases.