Also: A man is murdered in an onslaught of high-caliber gunfire, but an unexpected break turns the case on its head. Kellerman accepts after visiting his father at the distillery where he works. Lewis and Kellerman make several attempts to apprehend a suspect wanted for the murder of his parents. Both Reed Diamond and Max Perlich joined the cast as Detective Mike Kellerman and J. The case is halted until Kenda uncovers a conspiracy organized by an unlikely gunman. Homicide ranked 66 and had an estimated audience of 8,900,000 a big step up compared to Season 3 which ranked at 89 and had an estimated audience of 8,200,000. Anticipation in the squadroom comes to a head with the announcement that the open captain's position has been filled - and to everyone's shock, it goes to instead of Giardello.
Munch's stab at a relationship with medical examiner Alyssa Dyer quickly goes sour, and when Pembleton finds that everyone in the office suddenly knows about Mary's pregnancy, he becomes enraged at Bayliss for telling the secret. Pembleton and Bayliss investigate a body found at a burned-out warehouse and cross paths with arson detective Mike Kellerman, whose theories of the crime put him at odds with the pair. But when Kenda takes a closer look at the victim's love life, he realizes someone's been lying. Season 8, Episode 2 September 5, 2018 Season 8, Episode 2 September 5, 2018 The discovery of a family home littered with corpses tasks Kenda with unspooling the paranoid obsessions of a diseased mind, and forces him to confront his greatest fear. A case investigated by Munch falls apart in court when Brodie's videotape shows a key piece of evidence missing from the crime scene.
Drug kingpin Luther Mahoney portrayed by also makes his first appearance. The trip turns into a disaster after she escapes their custody and is later found outside the home of her husband's mistress, whom she has just killed. Soon a second building is set on fire, with another body in the rubble. However, his efforts only hinder the other detectives' work. Season 8, Episode 5 September 26, 2018 Season 8, Episode 5 September 26, 2018 Affable ladies' man Michael Tittemore is gunned down in the dead of night, and Kenda first sets his sights on the roommates who were present during the murder. Joe Kenda towards a shadowy figure spotted fleeing the scene, but the case heats up when he receives word that the killer's murderous rampage isn't over just yet.
The fourth season also saw the debut of Erik Dellums as drug kingpin Luther Mahoney. Munch and Howard target a dealer obsessed with , relying on to get him to confess. Then, when a college student is strangled in his home, Lt. Kellerman picks up the case and is ordered not to share information with Lewis because of the past relationship between Lewis and Jake. Joe Kenda unseals files from some of his most disturbing cases — and even revisits his first case ever this season. Daniel Baldwin and Ned Beatty did not return, as both were frustrated with the direction of the show.
The Gharty character would make a guest appearance once during the season as well as two guest appearances during the fifth season before becoming a main character in the final two seasons. Munch and Howard both sign up for promotion exams. A double shooting in another housing project leads Russert to file departmental charges against the patrolman who responded to the call, arguing that at least one of the victims might have survived if he had not waited to go in. The set includes all 22 season 4 episodes on six discs. Season 8, Episode 14 January 9, 2019 Season 8, Episode 14 January 9, 2019 Two teens stumble upon a woman engulfed in flames, leaving detectives to wonder just who in her inner circle could kill so cruelly. Giardello offers him a chance to join the homicide unit.
But the case is stuck in neutral until detectives discover an essential clue hidden behind an old wire birdcage. Then Kenda is nearly stumped when a group of teens discover human bones on the outskirts of town. Joe Kenda Putlocker Full Episodes, A non-fiction investigative series of murder cases told through the personal experience of retired detective, Lieutenant Joe Kenda. Season 8, Episode 8 October 17, 2018 Season 8, Episode 8 October 17, 2018 The murder of a young father stuns his close-knit community, but the investigation reveals a neighborly dispute turned deadly. Season 8, Episode 4 September 19, 2018 Season 8, Episode 4 September 19, 2018 A young army vet is found stabbed to death on his living room floor, and suspicions quickly fall to a neighbor who was arrested during a nearby altercation. He is rushed to the hospital for emergency brain surgery, with uncertain prospects for his recovery.
Giardello's daughter Charisse surprises him by announcing her engagement and plans to move across the country. Munch sees Howard with a mysterious new man and relentlessly tries to find out who he is. During the season, Diamond was credited as a main cast member while Perlich was a recurring cast member. Andre Braugher nearly left after the season, believing he had explored the character to its limit, but he decided to return after the producers agreed to give Pembleton a handicap by means of a stroke, portrayed at the end of season 4. After they finally catch him, Lewis reveals that he has a mentally ill brother who has been institutionalized for nearly 20 years. At a peace vigil attended by the detectives, Drak, and Mahoney, the turf war comes to a sudden end when Drak is shot dead. Brodie was supposedly based on.
As the evidence increasingly points to Jake's involvement in the shooting, Gee reflects on the changed culture of the police; in the old days, cop killers were shot on sight. The case takes one strange turn after another, from the detectives' first attempts to profile their suspect until the moment they finally get him in the Box. Guest stars include , , , , , , , and. But a shocking revelation will turn his attention to a far more nefarious band of suspects. Season 8, Episode 13 December 5, 2018 Season 8, Episode 13 December 5, 2018 A young man is found gunned down outside his home after a day spent helping friends move apartments. While they were only suspended for the duration of season 4, their departure from the series was not revealed until the next season.