Lt. Stillman asks Lilly to re-open a case he couldn't solve, wherein an 8 year old boy, Tim Barnes, was murdered in 1980. The prime suspects included the boy's family's priest, three troubled teenage boys, and the boy's own parents.
- Kathryn Morris as Lilly Rush
- Danny Pino as Scotty Valens
- John Finn as John Stillman
- Jeremy Ratchford as Nick Vera
- Thom Barry as Will Jeffries
- Josh Hopkins as ADA Jason Kite
- Chelsea Field as Nicole Barnes (2004)
- Marc McClure as Father Declan (1980)
- John Lawlor as Father Declan (2004)
- Michael McGrady as Greg Barnes (2004)
- Eden Rountree as Nicole Barnes (1980)
- Todd Waring as Sean Murphy (2004)
- Emily Yancy as Wilma Richmond (2004)
- Asa Bernstine as Michael Russell
- Trent J. Cameron as Latrell Richmond (1980)
- Anthony John Crane as John Stillman (1980)
- Nicholas Mitchell as Kid
- Sonia Jackson as Brenda
- Jason Alan Smith as Sean Murphy (1980)
- Anne Thomas as Wilma Richmond (1980)
- Terry Wilkerson as Junkie
- Jordan Wooden as Tina Barnes (1980)
- Unknown actress as Janie Stillman
- Unknown infant as Brian Barnes (1980)
- When Lilly suspects Nicole of having killed her son Tim, she references Andrea Yates, a mother suffering from severe postpartum depression, who drowned all five of her young children in a bathtub in 2001.
- The shot of Rush, Valens, and Stillman walking down the street in the opening later made for Season 3 onward is from this episode.
- Jackson Browne "Running On Empty"
- Supertramp "The Logical Song"
- Paul Simon "Slip Sliding Away"
- Closing Song: Genesis "Follow You, Follow Me"