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. When Lilly checks the dwelling, a body is recovered, but the alleged murderer refuses to identify himself.
- 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
- Silas Weir Mitchell as James Hogan (2003)
- Christina Cox as Sherry Stephens (2003)
- Lois Hall as Krystal Hogan
- Merritt Hicks as Sherry Fox (1989)
- Brent Huff as Lonnie Gable
- J.P. Pitoc as Brad Meyer
- Jake Bern as James Hogan (1989)
- Sarah Buehler as Dana Meyer
- Linda Castro as Joan Fink (2003)
- Steve Seagren as Tommy Burke
- Unknown actress as Joan Fink (1989)
- Krystal Hogan is the oldest victim of the series.
- Danny Pino does not appear in this episode.
- The title of the episode is also the name of song by Bruce Springsteen, but neither it nor any of his songs play in the episode. The Season 3 episode 8 Years features all Bruce Springsteen songs.
- The Cure "Lovesong"
- Fine Young Cannibals "She Drives Me Crazy"
- Crowded House "Don't Dream It's Over"
- Closing Song: Don Henley feat. Bruce Hornsby "The End of the Innocence"