As the team intensifies their quest to find the person behind the 2005 slaying of a female cadet, Rush relives painful memories of when she forged her own difficult path as the first female homicide detective in the Philadelphia Police Department.
- 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
- Tracie Thoms as Kat Miller
- Michael Ironside as Commandant Murillo
- Jesse Plemons as Ryan Stewart
- Daniel Baldwin as Moe Kitchener
- Brant Cotton as Paul Cooper (1976)
- Maddy Curley as Kate Butler
- Jake McLaughlin as James Addison
- Joe Penny as Hank Butler
- Jessica Tuck as Charlotte Butler
- Dennis Hill as Keith Henderson
- Jason Thomas as Lawrence Gardner
- Makenna Barrett as Lilly Rush (Age 6)
- Megan Helin as Lilly Rush (Age 10)
- Anthony John Crane as John Stillman (1980)
- Kinsey McLean as Cop (1980)
- Keith Pillow as E.R. Doctor
- Part 2 of the first ever two-part episode on the series.
- Anthony John Crane reprises his role as the younger version of Stillman from "Glued", though his voice is dubbed by John Finn.
- Makenna Barrett, who plays Lilly at age six, is the daughter of Kathryn Morris's former real life boyfriend and former director on Cold Case; David Barrett
- First time one artist's music has been used for two full episodes.
All the songs in this episode are performed by Pearl Jam:
- Man of the Hour
- Given to Fly