We Don't Need Another Hero
After taking a bullet during a siege of the precinct, Jane Rizzoli is honored as a hero at a public event. The celebration is short-lived, however, when disaster strikes. The ensuing case reunites Jane with an old high-school flame, Sgt. Major Casey Jones, who may be just the person she needs to heal her emotional scars.
Jane and Maura's relaxing day at an outdoor spa is anything but when they discover the murder of a pregnant woman serving as a surrogate mother. Soon the hunt is on to find the baby's biological parents.
Shortly after sailors invade the streets of Boston for Fleet Week, a young girl is found dead. Frost's father, a Navy Admiral, comes to town, causing tension with his son. Maura goes on a date with Angela's mechanic.
Brown Eyed Girl
When the daughter of a police officer is kidnapped in front of her younger brother, Jane and the team race to find the girl, fearing her abduction is connected to another case in which a young girl turned up dead only hours earlier.
Don't Hate the Player
Jane and Maura investigate after the coach of the Boston Pilgrims baseball team is found dead in the locker room. The death comes as a star player and the team owners battle for control of the team. Meanwhile, Jane's brother Tommy returns home after being released from jail.
Rebel Without a Pause
A Revolutionary War re-enactment becomes the scene of a real killing when a soldier turns up dead. Maura's extensive knowledge of American history becomes important as she and Jane try to solve the case. Maura's brilliant mother, Constance Isles, comes to Boston for an art exhibit.
Jane and the team investigate what appears to be a modern-day witch hunt in Salem. Meanwhile, Frankie's old girlfriend returns to town with a surprise, and Jane has no problem speaking her mind about the situation.
My Own Worst Enemy
Jane and Maura delve into a family's background when a man is killed in what appears to be a mugging gone wrong. A romantic and mysterious figure from Maura's past shows up causing a rift when Jane suspects Maura is hiding something.
Gone Daddy Gone
When a young, female dockworker is found dead, the team discovers the dock has mob connections that may lead to Maura's biological father. Jane tries to evade sensitivity training. Maura starts spending time with Jane's brother Tommy, much to Jane's dismay.
When a young man is killed in a jail bathroom right on the eve of his release, Jane and Maura get a nasty surprise when serial killer Charles Hoyt claims to have clues about the murder. Meanwhile, after months of preparation, Frankie Jr. is ready to take the detective's exam.
Can I Get a Witness?
When a community activist is gunned down, one brave witness comes forward to testify against a well-known gang member who is thought to have murdered 15 people. While the detectives work diligently to put him away, television host Bill O'Reilly comes to town for a book signing and criticizes the police department on-air.
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
Boston Homicide teams up with the FBI after a bank manager is shot during a robbery. Jane's brother Tommy may be facing more trouble just as his relationship with Maura begins to grow.
Seventeen Ain't So Sweet
Jane attends her high school reunion and brings Maura along for the ride but the fun is cut short when one of her old classmates turns up dead on the football field. Jane must focus on the past when she realizes everyone in her class is a potential suspect. Meanwhile, Korsak gets a visit from ex-wife Melody Patterson, who hopes he'll invest in her new business.
Don't Stop Dancing, Girl
The world of competitive dance turns deadly when the mother of a star performer is stabbed to death at a competition. Jane and the team search for clues but they realize something is off about the woman's history. Korsak has his hands full when his stepson is accused of shooting a cop.
Burning Down the House
When a warehouse fire kills a firefighter, Jane and Maura must investigate whether it was arson or an accident. But the investigation hits a snag when a hit-and-run leaves someone in the hospital.
What Doesn't Kill You
Jane and Maura's friendship suffers following the shooting of Maura's biological father, gangster Paddy Doyle. Jane also finds herself in the middle of an Internal Affairs investigation. And her relationship with Agent Dean is exposed.
Dirty Little Secret
Tensions continue to mount between Jane and Maura, causing those close to them to be caught in the middle. But they must put aside their differences when they investigate the case of a college student who died in a tunnel. Meanwhile, Frankie Sr. returns with news that upsets Angela.
This Is How a Heart Breaks
When Maura meets a new guy named Dennis in a very unusual way, he opens up a different side of her. And Jane is filled with mixed emotions after someone from her past returns.
Welcome to the Dollhouse
Young female professionals dressed as dolls are turning up dead on the public transit system, and Jane and Maura must piece together the clues. Angela implements new ideas for the cafe. And Jane learns more about how Casey was injured.
Throwing Down the Gauntlet
Jane looks for a way for Maura to meet her biological mother, Dr. Hope Davis. Angela gets involved in a political campaign. And a nun from Jane and Frankie Jr.'s past returns.
When a rich financier is found stuffed in a trashcan wearing a cloak and mask, Jane and Maura must figure out what happened. Meanwhile, Maura makes a deeper connection with her biological mother, Dr. Hope Davis, and half-sister, who still doesn't know Maura is related to them.
Crazy for You
The detectives must piece together partial clues to lead them to the murderer of a husband-and-wife team of psychiatrists. Jane finds herself closer to the investigation than she realizes. When the Boston Police Department hosts a seminar for Medical Examiners, one of the attendees offers to help Jane and Maura on their case. Meanwhile, the Rizzolis have their hands full when they discover there may be a link to a pregnant stranger they've met.
Cuts Like a Knife
A bride is killed right before she walks down the aisle, and Jane and Maura must figure out if the groom's ex-girlfriend is a suspect, or if there's a deeper connection to the bride's European roots. On the homefront, Jane has a new neighbor who captures the attention of Angela, Frankie and Frost.
Home Town Glory
A boy band star returns to his roots for a show and winds up murdered. Jane and Frankie, who grew up with the victim, work hard to solve the case. Meanwhile, Jane and Maura must decide if it's time to tell Angela the truth about Lydia's pregnancy just as Angela prepares to throw her a baby shower.
Melt My Heart to Stone
When a statue breaks open to reveal a dead woman inside, Jane and Maura must find the killer quickly as the body count begins to rise. Back at headquarters, a new homicide detective is named to the squad. Meanwhile, Dennis Rockmond returns to Boston after disappearing on Maura and tries to woo her back. Lydia goes into labor.
Class Action Satisfaction
When a man at the café dies from poisoning, Jane and the team must quickly figure out the source of contamination. Stanley's true feelings are revealed during the investigation. Meanwhile, Tommy and Lydia disagree on custody of their baby. Detective Korsak is reunited with one of his ex-wives.
Love the Way You Lie
A famous author is found dead in what looks like to be a suicide, but a deeper inspection reveals there's more to the story. Meanwhile, Frost reviews an old case concerning a convicted murderer to see if the wrong man was found guilty. Jane discovers Angela is involved in a new romance.
The virtual world and the real world collide when a microbrewer is killed. Angela tries to move on from Lt. Cavanaugh by seeing someone new. And Jane and the team begin to mentor underprivileged teenagers.
When a former college football player is stabbed inside a carwash during a fundraiser for his alma mater, Jane, Maura and the team must piece together clues about the victim's business as well as his love of women and football, to track down the killer. Meanwhile, Frost's mother visits Boston with news. Lt. Col. Casey Jones runs into Jane while looking for Detective Korsak.
No More Drama in My Life
Dr. Hope Martin returns to offer an apology to Maura and to ask a favor. Jane worries about the impending spinal surgery for Lt. Col. Casey Jones, and Tommy spends time with T.J. In addition, the team finds itself in a state of emergency when a building collapses trapping several people inside.
We Are Family
A community parade turns deadly in a case that brings family tensions and politics to the forefront. Maura, who is dealing with her own family issues, is not quite herself. And a surprise visit from Lt. Col. Casey Jones reveals some shocking news.
In Over Your Head
While investigating the homicide of an overzealous journalism student, Jane is not happy when a former colleague returns to BPD as the new lieutenant of the drug unit. But the murder she's investigating forces her to deal with him and the event wrecked their relationship. Meanwhile, an alarming tip from Cailin causes Maura to investigate Hope.
But I Am a Good Girl
TJ's christening turns grim when a body is discovered in the church. Jane almost abuses her power in order to protect Tommy when Lydia's fiance, Stuart Stawbridge threatens to take custody of TJ, and budget cuts cause tensions to run high around the department.
Killer in High Heels
Maura becomes the key suspect in a homicide case when Maura's date turns up dead and Maura can't remember their evening together. As the shocking evidence against Maura piles up, Jane struggles between protecting her best friend and doing her job.
Dance with the Devil
On the first day of Paddy's murder trial, Maura gains insight into her father from Hope. Korsak opens up about Cavanaugh's tragic past. And in an unexpected twist, Maura must decide which side she's on when she and Jane unravel a shocking secret about Paddy and Hope that affects them all.
Somebody's Watching Me
When a beleaguered Jane spills hot coffee on a stranger at Boston Joe's, a viral video of Jane's bad day potentially jeopardizes her career and reputation. Meanwhile, the squad rushes to solve a puzzling murder case involving a conspiracy theorist.
All for One
A popular high school teacher is killed in a hit and run that is clearly no accident. The squad works to solve the case, but Jane is preoccupied with Lt. Martinez's apparent favoritism towards his own drug unit.
Cold as Ice
Frankie Jr. is brought in to help with a gruesome murder case involving a youth hockey league. Frustrated with Hope, Cailin asks to stay with Maura. Maura learns living with a teenager requires skills she does not have.
No One Mourns the Wicked
When Jane and Maura are asked to present the case of serial killer Charles Hoyt at a symposium for law enforcement, Jane worries her greatest challenge will be facing bad memories. As she and Maura begin a simulation of investigating Hoyt's murders, they come across a horrifying discovery. In a matter of moments, the team finds themselves drawn into a lethal game of cat and mouse with a new and terrifying serial killer.
Built for Speed
When a late-night amateur drag race turns deadly, the squad works quickly to solve what turns out to be a particularly dangerous case. As evidence unfolds, Jane suspects that the motive for murder may have been an attempt to conceal drug trafficking. When she turns to Lt. Martinez for help, he seems to be thwarting her investigation.
Judge, Jury and Executioner
A mock trial advisor dies tragically during a competition. Meanwhile, Angela's increased interest in selling brownies has Jane concerned she may be hiding financial issues. And Tommy hires a lawyer to settle his claim against the Storrow Center.
Partners in Crime
The squad rushes to solve a violent homicide case muddied by conflicting evidence. Maura is burdened with the major decision of whether to take in her recently paroled grandfather. Meanwhile, Jane and Casey are forced to decide between their careers and their romantic relationship.
Tears of a Clown
When a kidnapper dressed as a clown reemerges in Boston after more than 20 years, the squad is struck with fear. Desperate for clues, they dig through files from the unsolved abductions of the haunting 1988 Summer of the Clown. As Jane's relationship with Casey becomes more serious, they are forced to face the fact that one of them will have to compromise if they are to take things to the next level. Maura also finds herself in an emotional dilemma when she inadvertently gets in the middle of another relationship.
Just Push Play
A singer and guitar player is brutally and mysteriously stabbed in a bar. As details emerge in the case, the squad soon realizes that the victim had something to hide. Meanwhile, Jane's dad returns after being gone for more than a year. And he's got some shocking news.
Food for Thought
When a food truck chef dies suddenly, all signs point to a suspicious poisoning, but many questions remain unanswered. Meanwhile, Tommy announces some big plans that have Angela very excited. And Maura's birth mother, Hope, takes a bold step toward making amends with her daughter.
You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone
Homeland Security steps in when a senator's daughter is found murdered. The squad rushes to solve the case, which could put national security at risk. Meanwhile, Tommy and Frankie get into a fight after Tommy starts slipping back into bad old habits. Jane reveals some shocking news that could change her life forever.
A New Day
Solving the murder of a jogger takes on even greater urgency when Jane realizes the motive was theft of the woman’s baby. As the investigation gets underway, Jane attempts to hide her pregnancy from her snooping mother, and Maura and Frankie face the aftermath of their kiss.
A woman walks into the station covered in blood, carrying a gun and saying she killed someone. Unfortunately, the trauma of what she did caused her to forget who she is or who the victim is. The team tries to unravel this bizarre case as they deal with the loss of close friend and colleague, Det. Barry Frost.
Too Good to Be True
A killer is using online ads to find the perfect candidate for murder: men no one will notice are missing. Meanwhile, Jane discovers that keeping her pregnancy quiet will be a tough assignment.
When a man is found murdered inside his supposedly impenetrable doomsday fallout shelter, the squad must figure out how and why he was targeted. Jane finds it difficult to focus on the case when she discovers Korsak is looking into retirement and Frankie is keeping a secret of his own.
The Best Laid Plans
The team investigates the murder of a wealthy woman with terminal cancer and only a few months left to live. When Maura teaches a class, she meets a man who might be her Mr. Right but she is torn between the doubts of her scientific mind and the instincts of her heart.
With Maura at a Medical Examiner's convention, Jane needs Susie's help and crime scene dioramas to solve the perfect murder. Meanwhile, Korsak is visited by the son of an old friend and forced to deal with painful unfinished business.
The murder of a rare bookseller brings Jane and Maura into the world of Keltic writings and coded confessions, just as Maura is preparing Jane to meet her new man. Angela's relationship with Cavanaugh changes pace.
Lost & Found
The team races against time to find a young witness to the contract killing of a woman outside of a nightclub. Ultimately, Jane puts herself in the line of fire to save this witness' life.
It Takes a Village
Mummified remains of a woman put the team's investigative skills to the test. Jane works from her hospital room as she, with Maura's and her family's support, seeks to recover from a devastating loss.
The team helps Korsak investigate an old case that has gone very, very cold. Jane refuses to believe she's not ready to go back on duty and takes some untraditional steps to stay involved.
If You Can't Stand the Heat
In the middle of a heatwave, Jane and Maura find a man who died suspiciously in a bathtub full of ice. In trying to stay cool, Angela discovers a spicy tea that seems to be working, but it has unexpected romantic consequences.
Burden of Proof
A notable county prosecutor is arrested for murder, and as the case against him grows increasingly strong, Jane begins to doubt he did it. Angela nominates herself to educate Maura on the interests of kids today when she hears Maura is going to meet Jack's 12-year-old daughter.
Bridge to Tomorrow
After Jane jumps from a bridge to save a prosecutor suspected of his murdering his mistress, Maura is terrified that she has lost her best friend. The squad must now renew the search to find the real killer. Meanwhile, Angela enlists Frankie's help as she applies to new jobs.
When a severed human foot washes up on shore, the squad is called in to identify the victim and track down the murderer as more body parts are found. After an unsuccessful job hunt, Angela finds she enjoys helping out Korsak at the Dirty Robber.
The squad is forced to join forces with an over-eager private investigator when a successful clothing designer is found poisoned and his wife reported missing. Jane notices Angela is spending too much money and asks Maura to teach her mom how to handle her finances.
In Plain View
After a man is found bludgeoned to death on the side of the road, Jane and the squad team up with another detective who believes he is hunting the same roadside killer. Meanwhile, Maura discovers she has had her identity stolen and recruits Angela to help track down the culprit.
Bite Out of Crime
The squad works overtime hunting down a serial killer sniper. Maura befriends a witness to the crime, who happens to suffer from a mental condition that has him believing he is a wolf.
When a woman finds her husband has been murdered, the ensuing investigation reveals that the victim may have been living a double life.
When it appears one of their own shot an unarmed man on a busy Boston subway platform, the team must fight to find the real killer while clearing their detective's name. With Internal Affairs breathing down their necks, it becomes clear the circumstances surrounding this shooting are anything but clear.
Jane and Maura find themselves submerged in the cutthroat, high stakes world of competitive bass fishing when a tournament-leading fisherman is killed. At the same time, Frankie is paying the price after losing a bet.
Jane and Maura are called out to the BCU Body Farm when a murder victim is found buried in a shallow grave among the research corpses. Angela also has secrets she is keeping buried from Jane.
The murder of a notorious thief sends Jane and Maura into the world of art heists and forgery, and forces Jane to tango with an F.B.I. Agent who has a keen interest in her case. There's also a new man in Angela's life.
The murder of a crime tech sends shockwaves throughout the team. When suspicions arise that the tech had tampered with evidence for BPD cases, Maura is suspended from her position. Jane is determined to catch the killer and clear the department so Maura can be reinstated.
The good news is we have a witness to a murder. The bad news is he suffers from Prosopagnosia, commonly known as facial recognition blindness, and he can't recognize the killer. The Rizzolis prepare for a visit from their scheming cousin Carlo.
A Bad Seed Grows
When a sixteen-year-old girl is murdered and left in a cage, Jane and Maura must overcome the ethical dilemma of a psychiatrist and the stiff opposition of a fussy prosecutor in order to find the killer. Meanwhile, Jane has couch issues, and Frankie is seeing UFOs.
Nice to Meet You, Dr. Isles
When the jeweler to Boston's super cool and famous dies, our investigation leads us to a member of the Isles family we've never met. And that leads us to a secret Maura has been keeping for almost all of her life.
The murder of a college student takes an odd turn when Jane and Maura discover he had 32 girlfriends. Uncovering who killed him and why leads them into a world of app developers, virtual boyfriends, and relationships built on lies. Meanwhile, Korsak finally introduces everyone to the new woman in his life.
When a dog trainer is found dead at home, her champion Rottweiler is the prime suspect. As the team investigates this unlikely killer, Maura has a peculiar interaction with Kent.
Fake It 'Til You Make It
After a body turns up in Boston with links to another murder in Los Angeles, Jane and Maura pack up their sunscreen and hop on a plane. With the girls out of town, Angela and Korsak plan a double date with Kiki and Ron.
When an old watch is found inside a balloon of cocaine in a dead woman's stomach, figuring out its significance becomes the key to protecting Jane and the people she loves.
Hide and Seek
When Maura is abducted, nothing will stand in the way of Jane and the team bringing her home. Far away, Maura discovers a conspiracy that is bigger than just her kidnapping, with Jane as its ultimate target.
A security guard foils a robbery when he kills one of the robbers, despite being wounded himself. Jane and Maura work together to solve the case after the search for the robber's accomplice raises some puzzling questions. Jane continues her quest to protect Maura and Angela.
Scared to Death
A woman is found murdered in a grisly scene reminiscent of a horror movie, leading the team to uncover a frightening game in which people pay to experience terror.
East Meets West
When a gun battle rages in a quiet neighborhood leaving one dead, Jane and Maura are thrown into the secretive world of an Eastern European gang. Maura comes down with a fever while juggling work and play, and Angela and Kent prescribe several home-remedies that have a surprising effect.
The clock is ticking as the team works to solve a murder with explosive consequences. Angela balks when Ron offers to take her on a romantic getaway.
A Shot in the Dark
When a State Trooper is killed in Maine, the getaway car is traced back to the mastermind of the attacks on Jane. Maura, Korsak, Frankie and Nina must unravel the mystery of the mastermind's obsession with Jane in order to keep her safe and turn the hunter into the hunted.
Two Shots: Move Forward
In the aftermath of a shooting, the team must use every tool at their disposal to find Alice Sands and bring her to justice before she destroys Jane's life.
Dangerous Curve Ahead
While the entire Boston Police Department searches for Alice Sands, our team investigates a car crash that isn't all it seems. In the midst of all of this, a new romance blossoms.
Cops vs. Zombies
The team works on behalf of the dead, and the undead, after a murder occurs at a zombie convention. Angela decides to pursue her GED after revealing that she never graduated from high school.
When a mailman is killed, the team must work with a brash, eccentric Postal Inspector, who believes the mailman's murder is part of a larger conspiracy. Maura continues to struggle with the ramifications of her injury and Angela intervenes when she discovers Korsak has gotten Kiki a terrible birthday present.
Shadow of Doubt
When a wealthy woman is found dead at the bottom of her stairs, we realize that this was no ordinary slip-and-fall accident. The team is pressed into a game of cat and mouse with a clever killer determined to get away with the perfect crime. When Maura decides to undergo minor surgery, the surprising part of her healing will be reconnecting with Hope.
There Be Ghosts
Jane and Maura must unravel an old ghost story in order to solve a double murder at a hospital. Angela convinces Frankie to stop avoiding Kent and accept his invitation to a concert.
When a bicyclist appears to spontaneously combust, Maura proves his bizarre death is actually a murder and helps catch the science-savvy killer. Meanwhile, Jane's invited to teach a class of FBI recruits at Quantico.
Jane goes undercover in a county jail to draw out the killer of a brutal murder.
On the morning Jane is about to testify in a murder trial, she discovers a key piece of evidence has been stolen. BPD has three days to resolve the crime or else the murderer may go free. When Frankie discovers Nina is a fan of magic, he decides to learn a few tricks to impress her.
For Richer or Poorer
When a forensic accountant is gunned down in a park, Jane and Maura are drawn into a sophisticated Ponzi scheme. The biggest surprise in the case is Jane’s discovery her prime suspect is someone from Maura’s past. Jane also makes a life-changing career decision.
A mortician’s body is discovered in one of his own funeral home’s caskets leading our team into the world of embalming, interment and serial murder. Tommy Rizzoli visits with his son TJ, and considers returning to Boston for good. Jane’s loved ones react to her news.
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
Jane and Maura work to solve two murders, one from the past and one present day, that have deep personal connections for Korsak. As everyone prepares to move on with the next chapters of their lives, Jane gets a surprise visit that might lead to romance, and Maura gets upsetting feedback on her novel.
The facts don’t add up when a dead man is found handcuffed to a bed in his own home. As the Bon Voyage party approaches, everyone makes a video to say goodbye. Everyone says farewell and plans for their next adventure.