Major Crimes (Season 6)
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6.01 – Sanctuary City: Part 1
aired on October 31, 2017
Directed by: Michael M. Robin | Written by: James Duff


The disappearance of three boys from a field trip comes under investigation by the squad with potential motives and suspects varying from drugs to a priest from the Catholic Church. Due to Julio’s bereavement leave, Buzz begins to take a more active role in the squad while alarming news about Phillip Stroh surfaces.
6.02 – Sanctuary City: Part 2
aired on November 7, 2017
Directed by: Paul McCrane | Written by: Kendall Sherwood


While the search for the missing boys continues, the squad faces off with an untrustworthy priest, an angry ex-husband, and threats from the F.B.I. Rusty startles Flynn and Sharon with a surprising request.
6.03 – Sanctuary City: Part 3
aired on November 14, 2017
Directed by: Nzingha Stewart | Written by: Damani Johnson


As the MCD continues to search for the remaining St. Joseph’s Three, Sharon finds her personal life threatening her career.
6.04 – Sanctuary City: Part 4
aired on November 21, 2017
Directed by: Sheelin Choksey | Written by: Ralph Gifford


Sharon collapses and is rushed to the hospital, diagnosed with a heart condition. Flynn asks her about delaying their fast-approaching nuptials, but she insists her health will not affect their wedding nor the investigation. Provenza is placed in charge of the St. Joseph’s Three, who resurface, and the investigation switches to a double-homicide of a priest in their charge and a father of one of the boys.
6.05 – Sanctuary City: Part 5
aired on November 28, 2017
Directed by: Patrick Duffy | Written by: Carson Moore


The St. Joseph’s Three case is closed, and a doctor who was having an affair with one of the mothers is arrested on multiple charges while one of the boys faces manslaughter charges for killing his abusive stepfather. The MCD and Sharon’s family attend the wedding.
6.06 – Conspiracy Theory: Part 1
aired on December 5, 2017
Directed by: Adam Belanoff | Written by: Stacey K. Black


A well-known attorney known for her work in defense of oppressed women is found dead and the long list of high-profile suspects includes family, a film director and a former football player. Rusty and Gus deal with issues regarding their relationship.
6.07 – Conspiracy Theory: Part 2
aired on December 12, 2017
Directed by: Anthony Hemingway | Written by: Michael Zara


The squad investigates the death of another woman in the Tackles case, bringing up a potential new theory. Sharon has a health setback, while Gus has an unexpected reaction to Rusty’s semi-solution to their relationship difficulties.
6.08 – Conspiracy Theory: Part 3
aired on December 19, 2017
Directed by: Stacey K. Black | Written by: Mike Berchem


While working two seemingly connected murders, the detectives uncover a series of sexual assaults against servers from Tackles. A new theory about the killer gathers momentum, and an unexpected event throws the MCD off course.
6.09 – Conspiracy Theory: Part 4
aired on December 19, 2017
Directed by: Michael M. Robin | Written by: Duppy Demetrius


Sharon must make decisions regarding her ongoing health problems while arriving at the conclusion of a series of murders and sexual assaults. After several heart-related episodes, she collapses while interrogating a suspect and is rushed to the hospital. As that event is taking place, the audience learns that Phillip Stroh has returned to Los Angeles.
6.10 – By Any Means: Part 1
aired on December 26, 2017
Directed by: David Harp | Written by: Nick Zayas


Reeling from their recent loss, Major Crimes learns from DDA Emma Rios that Phillip Stroh is likely back shortly before Emma herself is murdered. With the help of his British accomplice Dylan Baxter, Stroh hacks into MCD and begins manipulating them to locate his mother. With the help of Rusty, MCD struggles to uncover Stroh’s motives while always staying one step behind him.