• Season 1 Episode 3
  • Takes One to Know One

  • Airdate:02.05.2015.


When a youth pastor is found murdered at a church, Backstrom and his team at the Special Crimes Unit must solve the case while navigating the tenuous terrain of a possible cult. Meanwhile, Backstrom's ex-fiance, Amy Gazanian (guest star Sarah Chalke), is recruited by the Chief of Police to head up the newly formed Civilian Oversight Committee with the task of investigating questionable conduct within the Police Bureau, pitting Backstrom's squad against hers. 

series regulars:

    Rainn Wilson as Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom; Genevieve Angelson as Det. Nicole Gravely; Dennis Haysbert as Det. Sgt. John Almond; Kristoffer Polaha as Sgt. Peter Niedermayer; Page Kennedy as Officer Frank Moto; Beatrice Rosen as Nadia Paquet; Thomas Dekker as Gregory Valentine.

guest cast:

    Inga Cadranel as Chief Anna Cervantes; Sarah Chalke as Amy Gazanian; Rizwan Manji as Dr. Deb Chaman; Evan Jones as Gene Visser; Pat Healy as Leon Mundy; Matt Mazur as Craig Lasalle; Sterling Bauman as Ryan Durst; Danyella Angel as Emma Germain; Karin Konoval as Louise Hanley; Brittany Hobson as Marissa Tunney; Brenda Matthews as Hilary Anders; Jordan Connor as Stan Park; Enid-Ray Adams as Darlene Mundy; Artine Brown as Vince Cropper; Chris Shields as Security Guard; Meghan Gardiner as Alison Germain; Kennifer Angeli as Gigi Durst.

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