I didn’t expect much of this show, but the first episode was intriguing. All in all, it’s a basic police procedural drama, with a woman acting as a lead detective. It’s not something that hasn’t been done before and by no means is it as compelling as The Closer, but it’s not bad. What makes this show worth watching is Sasha Alexander, who plays the Medical Examiner. It’s too bad that they lifter her character right out from Bones. Dr. Isles has got similar traits as Dr. Temperance Brennan played by Emily Deschanel.
Warning: spoilers ahead
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A woman walks to her car and collapses. Someone is after her. Looks like a date rape drug of some kind. Rizzoli and Isles are doing yoga.
She was married, had an insulin pump, and was beaten to death. Her name was Katie. They find the murder weapon. Dana didn’t have a husband, she had a wife. Mel is the wife. Katie always worked late. The assault and rape happened post-mortem. Maura is trying to fix Jane up with a guy from yoga. She was at a gay club.
Katie was at Merck, a lesbian bar. It looks like they’ve got themselves a hate crime. They question a hate-mongering organization called Sons of Adam. It’s Neelix from DS9.
The bouncer at Merck was using an alias and had a record in NYC. Frost takes him out with a sleeper hold. The dude is big.
Maura found the DNA off the murder weapon. The DNA is female. Katie was raped by a dildo. Katie was cheating on her wife. She was hooking up with a bunch of women. Maura, Frost, and Corsack put Jane’s profile on a gay dating site to attract the killer. Katie was very similar to Jane, physically at least.
They set up an undercover sting operation to find the killer. A creepy girl named Claire comes to see Jane.
The vic inherited $500K. If she died, it went to the wife.
Jane thinks that Mel, the owner of Merck, is the killer. She’s got deer-skin gloves. The DNA matches the one Maura recovered. Jane arrests her and they turn her to arrest the wife.
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