Cold Case S03E13 Debut

Season : 3
Episode: 13
Directed by: Tim Hunter
Written by: Karin Lewicki and Kate Purdy
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Airdate: 29 January 2006
Date of Crime: 14 December 1968
Previous: Detention
Next: Dog Day Afternoons

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Lilly re-opens the 1968 case of an 18-year-old girl who died -- apparently accidentally -- at the night of her debutante ball. Now her mother comes forth with new evidence when a local art dealer is accused of murdering his wife in the same manner the girl died.




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  • Tracie Thoms became a member of the main cast of Cold Case from this episode, having guest starred in several previous episodes.
  • This episode is loosely based on the case of Michael Peterson.
  • The song "Daydream Believer" by The Monkees is also used in the episode Forever Blue, which also takes place in 1968.


  • B.J. Thomas "Hooked on a Feeling"
  • The Monkees "Daydream Believer"
  • Melanie "Beautiful People"
  • The Rascals "A Beautiful Morning"
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky "Waltz" from the ballet "Sleeping Beauty"
  • 5 Alarm Music Library "Air on the G String"
  • Master Source Music Catalog "Danny's Waltz"
  • Steppenwolf "Magic Carpet Ride"
  • Closing Song: Henry Mancini - Moon River"

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