Episode Descriptions for Major Crimes 2.06-2.11

Hot off the presses from TNT, we now have episode descriptions available for the second half of the intense summer season of Major Crimes!

“Boys Will Be Boys ” – Monday, July 15, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
When a child with gender dysphoria goes missing, the Major Crimes division scrambles to solve the emotional case before it’s too late. Torn between several suspects, the squad has to be careful as it tries to connect the evidence to a dangerous bully. Meanwhile, Jack Raydor (guest star Tom Berenger) attempts to make up for years of lousy parenting.

Directed by Anthony Hemingway
Written by Jim Leonard
Created by James Duff

“Rules of Engagement ” – Monday, July 22, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
In a case that brings gang violence and social profiling to the forefront, the squad realizes that things are not always as they seem. Complicating matters further, Sharon offers Jack (guest star Tom Berenger) the opportunity to be a court-appointed attorney in the case. Meanwhile, Rusty expresses apprehension about meeting Kris’ (guest star Madison McLaughlin) parents.

Directed by David McWhirter
Written by Mike Berchem & James Duff
Created by James Duff

“The Deep End” – Monday, July 29, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
The media goes into a frenzy over race relations when the body of a young Latino man is found at the home of a white award-winning swimming coach. Flynn struggles with an emotional dilemma on the eve of his daughter’s wedding. Kris’ mother (guest star Lori Loughlin) pays Raydor a visit to discuss some concerns.

Directed by Rick Wallace
Written by Michael Alaimo
Created by James Duff

“There’s No Place Like Home” – Monday, August 5, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Provenza faces possible permanent desk duty while the squad investigates the suspicious death of a loathsome ICE agent which brings them into contact with the residents of an ancient apartment complex nicknamed La Shangri-la. Tim Conway, Paul Dooley, Ron Glass, Doris Roberts, and Marion Ross guest star. Paul McCrane and Kathe Mazur also appear in the episode.

Directed by Leo Geter
Written by Duppy Demetrius
Created by James Duff

“Backfire” – Monday, August 12, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
In a case that hits a little too close to home for Rusty, a 19-year-old prostitute is brutally murdered. The squad rushes to reach a deal with the remorseless killer they believe is part of a larger criminal enterprise. Their efforts, however, do not sit well with the judge assigned to the case.

Directed by Sheelin Choksey
Written by Adam Belanoff
Created by James Duff

“Poster Boy” – Monday, August 19, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
The team works strategically to capture a spree killer who has put everyone on high alert. Trying to solve the case quickly, Raydor is torn between two seemingly right decisions, each of which comes with major consequences. Meanwhile, Rusty is given some extra freedom, but more threats leave him afraid to stray far from home.

Directed by Michael M. Robin
Written by Leo Geter
Created by James Duff