“Major Crimes” Season 3 Episode 2 “Personal Day” airs on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on TNT. WARNING! “Major Crimes” spoilers ahead! Read only if you want to learn more about Season 3 Episode 2 “Personal Day” including a brief recap of Episode 1 “Flight Risk.”
“Major Crimes” Season 3 Episode 1 “Flight Risk” aired on June 9, 2014. It began after Rusty’s (Graham Patric Martin) letter sender/killer had been killed. Phillip Stroh (Billy Burke) was also asked to attend his hearing.
Captain Sharon Raydor (McDonnell) and the entire Major Crimes Division (MCD) began to solve the case of a missing family. Cynthia Logan, a mother of two kids, reported that her husband Ben and their kids were missing. They later found out that he had been talking with a divorce lawyer.
Det. Amy Sykes (Kearran Giovanni) was ordered to investigate in the airport where Ben worked as a pilot. She learned that he didn’t come to work that day. Rusty visited Sykes to give her a bunch of flowers from a mysterious sender. MCD had finally located the kids, but they were already dead. Monocide poisoning was the cause of death, and they were stuffed in suitcases.
It was revealed that Cynthia had an affair with her cousin, Tim, and they had a kid. It was Elly, Ben’s current daughter. Tim told Ben about it and killed him. His rage had included the innocent children. He also confessed that he buried Ben’s body in the backyard.
On the other hand, Rusty met his birth mother, Sharon (Ever Carridine). She was a struggling drug addict, who had recently gone to the dentist. Rusty needed the money for her dental needs, but he didn’t want to tell Raydor about it. Det. Louie Provenza (G.W. Bailey) lent him money after they had agreed to inform Sharon Raydor about the “other” Sharon.
SPOILER ALERT: “Major Crimes” Season 3 Episode 2 “Personal Day” is directed by Rick Wallace and written by Duppy Demetrius. It will air on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on TNT.
According to TV Guide, the MCD will take on another case. It is about the mysterious death of a newly freed inmate. They will return to an almost two decades-old case in order to find answers to the gruesome murder. Sharon leads the pack after solving the crime about the missing father and his two kids. What could they unravel in the shelved case of the prisoner? Will it lead them to his murderer?
On the other hand, Rusty’s recent behavior has been found to be suspicious. It has begun after he meet the other Sharon in his life. He is also convinced by Provenza to share this with his current caretaker, Sharon Raydor. Will he have the guts to confess this to Raydor? How would Raydor take it? Can she accept Rusty’s drug addict mother into their lives?
In other news, TV Line reported that “Flight Risk” has been hailed to be cable’s top rated scripted series for 2014 so far. It garnered an impressive 5.2 million U.S. viewers with 1.2 rating in the 18-49 age bracket.
And that’s it for the “Major Crimes” Season 3 Episode 2 “Persona;” spoilers. It premieres on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on TNT. Check out Movie News Guide (MNG) regularly for the latest news on your favorite TV shows, upcoming movies and Hollywood celebrities.
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