The detectives investigate the death of an ambitious female journalist who was pushed in front of a train in 1945, shortly after the end of the war in Europe.
- 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
- Michelle Harrison as Lorena "Lo" Kinney
- Todd Babcock as Anton Bikker ("Noah Pool") (1945)
- K Callan as Helen Russell (2006)
- Michael Cavanaugh as David Pool (2006)
- Rodney Eastman as Arthur Pool (1945)
- James Greene as Davis "Birdie" Birdsol (2006)
- Justin Scot as Davis "Birdie" Birdsol (1945)
- Steve Vinovich as McDuff
- Eve Brenner as Johanna Hoffman (2006)
- Aran Cravey as Helen Russell (1945)
- Bob Pescovitz as Tommy Gillis
- Joey Pollari as Newsboy
- Garrett Ryan as David Pool (1945)
- Carolyn States as Johanna Hoffman (1945)
- The brief shot at the start of the episode of a sailor kissing a woman is based on the famous photograph "V–J day in Times Square", taken on August 14, 1945, meaning it wouldn't take place for another month.
- The episode was inspired by the case of Elfriede Rinkel, an 85-year old resident of San Francisco that was deported back to Germany after it was discovered that she had been a concentration camp guard during World War II. Rinkel had married a Jewish man while in the US.
- Les Brown & His Orchestra "Leap Frog"
- Johnny Mercer "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive" (1944)
- Tommy Dorsey "Opus One"
- Peggy Lee "I Don't Know Enough About You"
- The Mills Brothers "You Always Hurt The One You Love"
- Closing Song: Jo Stafford "It Could Happen To You"