Lilly Rush is a Philadelphia police detective working for the department's homicide squad and being assigned "cold cases": crimes that were committed many years before and have not been solved. Lilly must try to re-think the crime scenes and interview other people involved with the victims to find a link to solving the cases.
Homicide is timeless, but detection methods change.
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Songs played in each episode generally come from the year the crime took place, with some notable exceptions where the soundtrack features a particular artist or theme, instead of a year: Season six, episode eleven, "Wings" featured the music of Frank Sinatra. The season five opener "Thrill Kill" features only Nirvana tracks. Season four featured episodes containing the music of U2 and Bob Dylan. Season three featured episodes containing the music of John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen, as well as episode eighteen, "Willkommen", which featured music from "Cabaret". Season two had an exclusively Johnny Cash themed episode, as well as episode twenty-one, "Creatures of the Night", which was set around The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) theatrical phenomenon, and features music from the film soundtrack. See more
Throughout the series the detectives interview people years (sometimes decades) after the crime takes place, and yet they all seem to remember it like it was yesterday and are able to give accurate detailed descriptions to the police. See more
Do you think someone who had a nervous breakdown after four months at Fort Hood could survive five years in the Hanoi Hilton?
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