Cold Case (season 6)

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Cold Case (season 6)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 23
Original network CBS
Original release September 28, 2008 – May 10, 2009
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Season Six of Cold Case, an American television series, began airing on September 28, 2008 and concluded on May 10, 2009. Season Six regular cast members include Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Thom Barry, Jeremy Ratchford and Tracie Thoms.


Actor Character Main cast Recurring cast
Kathryn Morris Det. Lilly Rush entire season N/A
Danny Pino Det. Scotty Valens entire season N/A
John Finn Lt. John Stillman entire season N/A
Thom Barry Det. Will Jeffries entire season N/A
Jeremy Ratchford Det. Nick Vera entire season N/A
Tracie Thoms Det. Kat Miller entire season N/A
Bobby Cannavale Det. Eddie Saccardo N/A entire season
Tania Raymonde Frankie Rafferty N/A entire season
Jonathan LaPaglia ADA Curtis Bell N/A entire season


No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
112 1 "Glory Days" Roxann Dawson Gavin Harris September 28, 2008 (2008-09-28) 11.36[1]
The team reopens the 1973 murder of Mike "Bad Moon" McShane, a murdered college football player at the request of an old friend of Jeffries and they discover that the crime may have occurred later than originally thought.
113 2 "True Calling" Paris Barclay Christopher Silber October 5, 2008 (2008-10-05) 11.10[2]

The team reopens the 1991 murder of Laura McKinney, a young inner-city schoolteacher, originally thought to have been killed in a carjacking gone wrong when her car keys are discovered in an old desk at her high school.

114 3 "Wednesday's Women" John Finn Erica Shelton October 12, 2008 (2008-10-12) 10.99[3]
The team receives new evidence in a 1964 case which prompts Kat and Will to travel to Mississippi to investigate the circumstances behind the death of Miriam Forrester, a door-to-door Tupperware saleswoman during Freedom Summer.
115 4 "Roller Girl" Holly Dale Elle Triedman October 19, 2008 (2008-10-19) 11.29[4]
The team reinvestigates the 1978 murder of Missy Gallavan, a 15 year old roller skater who was found in a ravine when a convicted thief reveals some information regarding her death in order to get a lighter sentence.
116 5 "Shore Leave" Alex Zakrzewski Elwood Reid October 26, 2008 (2008-10-26) 11.97[5]
When human remains and dog tags are found inside an old oil barrel, the team investigates the disappearance of Jimmy Tulley, a 17 year old Marine who was reported AWOL on his last night of shore leave in 1951.
117 6 "The Dealer" Chris Fisher Greg Plageman November 2, 2008 (2008-11-02) 11.66[6]
The team investigates the 1981 case of Donna D'Amico, a missing 22 year old single mother after her body is found in the trunk of a car and soon discover that she may have been growing wise to the shady chop shop operations at the car dealership where she had worked.
  • Song featured in the intro: "The Stroke", by Billy Squier.
  • Song featured in the finale: "Who's Cryin' Now", by Journey.
118 7 "One Small Step" David Von Ancken Taylor Elmore November 9, 2008 (2008-11-09) 12.69[7]
After a toy rocket is given to a former homicide detective, the team reinvestigates the murder of Danny Finch, a 12 year old boy whose body was found in a river on the day after the Apollo 11 landing in 1969. But when one of the victim's childhood friends commits suicide while left alone in interrogation, the team must figure out what happened at the creek and who was responsible for the boy's death.
119 8 "Triple Threat" Kevin Bray Kathy Ebel November 16, 2008 (2008-11-16) 12.28[8]
Nick and the team reexamines the 1989 murder of Nadia Koslov, a 18 year old Russian opera singer who emigrated from the former Soviet Union with her family when her brother recovers her long-lost bag from a stranger on the street. It is found out that the Koslovs were helped by a young Nick Vera back then when he was a rookie.
120 9 "Pin Up Girl" Chris Fisher Gavin Harris November 23, 2008 (2008-11-23) 12.15[9]
The 1953 murder of Rita Flynn, a well known pin-up model is reinvestigated by the team when a fan brings in a one-of-a-kind photograph that reveals more details about the night of her death.
  • Song featured in the intro: "Look at That Girl", by Guy Mitchell.
  • Song featured in the finale: "Can't I", by Nat King Cole.
  • First appearance of Tania Raymonde as Frankie Rafferty
121 10 "Street Money" Carlos Avila Christopher Silber November 30, 2008 (2008-11-30) 11.52[10]
When an inmate exchanges some procured information on an old shooting, the team reopens the 2005 murder of Dexter Collins, a young African-American politician who vowed to rid the lower-class neighborhood he grew up in of drug dealers who preyed on young kids.
  • Song featured in the intro: "Gone", by Kanye West ft. Consequence & Cam'ron
  • Song featured in the finale: "Hands of Time", by Groove Armada.
  • First appearance of Jonathan LaPaglia as ADA Curtis Bell
122 11 "Wings" David Von Ancken Jennifer M. Johnson December 21, 2008 (2008-12-21) 12.01[11]
The 1960 disappearance of Ally Thurston, a 21 year old flight attendant who was trying to unionize her coworkers to battle the sexist work area of the flight industry, is reopened after her remains are found in the rubble of a demolished Philadelphia hotel.
  • Song featured in the intro: "Come Fly With Me", by Frank Sinatra.
  • Song featured in the finale: "Someone to Watch Over Me", by Frank Sinatra.
123 12 "Lotto Fever" Agnieszka Holland John Brian King January 4, 2009 (2009-01-04) 12.67[12]

The detectives reinvestigate the 2007 murder of Ed Dubinski, an auto mechanic whose lottery winnings earned him a number of fair-weather friends when it is found that his bank account had recently been accessed.

  • Song featured in the intro: "The Underdog", by Spoon.
  • Song featured in the finale: "On the Way Back Home", by Lucero.
124 13 "Breaking News" Holly Dale Erica Shelton January 11, 2009 (2009-01-11) 12.30[13]

The 1988 murder of Jane Everett, a Philadelphia news anchor is investigated after it is determined she was killed before she was able to report on a scandal involving a local factory's deadly working conditions, after finding a video that gives the team a timestamp to her time of death.

125 14 "The Brush Man" Roxann Dawson Elwood Reid January 25, 2009 (2009-01-25) 13.26[14]
When remains are found at the bottom of a drained duck pond, the team reopens the 1967 murder of Roy Dunn, an enigmatic door-to-door salesman who was popular with the neighborhood residents. The team soon uncovers some troubling secrets in the neighborhood he was last seen at and wonder if he saw something that may have gotten him killed.
126 15 "Witness Protection" Alex Zakrzewski Elle Triedman February 15, 2009 (2009-02-15) 10.89[15]
The team opens the 2008 case of Ben Feldman, a man who was murdered while in the witness protection program when his widow comes to the police asking for help in looking for their missing son who might be looking for the killer/killers who murdered his father for revenge.
  • There was no song featured in the intro.
  • Song featured in the finale: "Until the Day Is Done", by R.E.M.
127 16 "Jackals" Marcos Siega Taylor Elmore March 8, 2009 (2009-03-08) 12.61[16]
The team reopens the case of Sarah Blake, a 17 year old girl who was murdered in 1976 when her father finds evidence suggesting that she had become involved with a notorious motorcycle gang shortly before her death.
128 17 "Officer Down" Alex Zakrzewski Christopher Silber March 15, 2009 (2009-03-15) 13.02[17]
When Jeffries is wounded and another man is killed during a robbery at a convenience store, the rest of the team must race against time to track down the shooter before the trail goes cold. This episode depicts a lower class neighborhood, gang activities and the hard life of minorities.
129 18 "Mind Games" Donald Thorin, Jr. Gavin Harris March 22, 2009 (2009-03-22) 11.41[18]
The team reopen the 2004 case of Julie Ramirez, a psychiatrist who died in a suspicious fire after the former roommate of one her patients finds a notebook detailing the fire.
  • Song featured in the intro: "Beautiful Boy (Darling)", by John Lennon
  • Song featured in the finale: "Watching the Wheels", by John Lennon
130 19 "Libertyville" Marcos Siega Kathy Ebel March 29, 2009 (2009-03-29) 11.86[19]
The team re-investigates the 1958 murder of Julian Bellowes, a newlywed real estate developer when new evidence suggests his body might have been moved after he was killed. The team learns he was spearheading a new suburban concept and wonders if it was the motive that got him killed.
131 20 "Stealing Home" Kevin Bray Danny Pino & Elwood Reid April 12, 2009 (2009-04-12) 10.56[20]
The team investigates the 1999 murder of Gonzalo Luque, a Cuban immigrant who arrived in Philadelphia on a small boat with other immigrants who was pursuing a major league baseball career after an illegal immigrant hoping to stay in the country says he saw the victim's body in another location.
  • Song featured in the intro: "537 C.U.B.A", by Orishas
  • Song featured in the finale: "Vida Mas Simple" by Nil Lara.
132 21 "November 22nd" Jeannot Szwarc Ryan Farley April 26, 2009 (2009-04-26) 10.56[21]
When the murder weapon from a 1963 case is unearthed, the team reopens the murder of Patrick "The Rifle" Lennox, a pool hustler who was shot the same day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The investigation reveals the victim might've grown weary of the hustling business.
133 22 "The Long Blue Line" (Part 1) Roxann Dawson Jennifer M. Johnson & Greg Plageman May 3, 2009 (2009-05-03) 12.46[22]
In the first part of the two-part season finale, the team reopens the case of the first ever female cadet, 18 year old Kate Butler at a local military academy who was murdered in 2005 after her body is found in an unmarked grave at a military cemetery.
  • First part of the season finale.
  • Song featured in the intro: "Corduroy", by Pearl Jam.
  • Song featured in the finale: "Yellow Ledbetter" by Pearl Jam.
  • Last appearance of Tania Raymonde as Frankie Rafferty
134 23 "Into The Blue" (Part 2) Jeannot Szwarc Jennifer M. Johnson & Greg Plageman May 10, 2009 (2009-05-10) 11.83[23]
In the second part of the finale, the investigation into 18 year old Kate Butler's murder continues. As the team finds more and more clues, the killer tries to stop the investigation in order to remain hidden.
  • Song featured in the intro: "Once", by Pearl Jam.
  • Song featured in the finale: "Black" by Pearl Jam.



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