8/7c - ZOONOTIC: The murder of a crooked cop puts Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) on the trail of an obsessively clean doctor (guest star Andrew McCarthy, "Mulholland Falls") whose previous girlfriends all seem to be afflicted with a "zoonotic" disease -- or a virus found only in animals. Their probe also points to a preening veterinarian (guest star Todd Stashwick) as well as a looming psychological component that is crucial to putting a bulletproof case together.
9/8c - UNDAUNTED METTLE: When a promising young architecture student is found murdered with a screwdriver, Detectives Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Eames (Kathryn Erbe) discover that the victim's bold design for a new and prestigious downtown building strongly resembles those of a celebrated architest (as Ben Laurette, guest star Olek Krupa) -- whose personal life is even more elaborate than his blueprints. By tracing a nexus of women, the detectives look for a connection between the slain man and the skyscraper designer in a byzantine case that would singe the pages of Architectural Digest.
8/7c - SEED: With the world growing increasingly more dangerous and Loriís pregnancy advancing, Rick discovers a potentially safe haven. But first he must secure the premises, pushing his group to its limit.
9/8c - SICK: After a traumatic event, a life hangs in the balance. Complicating matters, the group must also deal with a potential threat to their new surroundings.
8/7c - PILOT: In the premiere episode, CBI consultant Patrick Jane, Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon and her team investigate the double murder in Palm Springs of a pro golfer's wife and her doctor - which has the hallmarks of a serial killer with a personal connection to Jane.
9/8c - RED HAIR AND SILVER TAPE: While Lisbon and her team investigate the murder of a young waitress in the Napa Valley, Jane goes behind Lisbon's back to orchestrate his own undercover operation using Van Pelt as bait.