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Brothers in Arms)
Date First Story Posted: October 2001
Author Profile ~ Rewrites (gen) of the 65 episodes of the
- Season One
- TSSEP #1: Switchman by
and Panther -- Ex-Army Ranger, now Det. Jim Ellison is
hot on the trail
of the mysterious Switchman when his senses begin to go
a nervous breakdown or worse, he's ready to quit the force
until an unusual
young man, anthropologist, Blair Sandburg comes into his life
with an offer
of help. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #2: Siege by Chryssalys
-- On Blair's first day as an observer at Cascade PD, a
takes over the police station, taking the personnel hostage
Bank's son. While Blair tries to evade capture on the inside,
it's up to
Jim and Simon to find a way to overpower Garrett Kincaid and
his men. Rated
- TSSEP #3: Killers by Debra
Baschal -- Jim is a witness to the murder of an
and old friend and uses his heightened sight to identify the
the defense claims Jim was too far away to see the shooter and
has an alibi, the charges are dropped and Jim and Blair go
after the murderer
alone, only to find they may be chasing a dead man. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #4: The Debt by Renegade
-- A retelling of the fourth first-season episode involving a
the threat of a gang war, and an ape named Larry. Find out a
about Jim and Blair's early experiences as roommates, and see
act more like a cop than a street hood. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #5: Cypher by
Jim and Blair team up with a psychiatrist to track down a
who assumes the identities of his victims. Meanwhile evidence
Sandburg leaking information to the media, then the killer
and Jim has to race against time to rescue Blair from his
- TSSEP #6: Night Train by Terri
Thomas -- Jim and Blair's escort of a prosecution
a train is complicated by Jim's senses going out of control
after he takes
cold medicine and the discovery of a hit-man on board. Rated
- TSSEP #7: Rogue by CarolROI
and Suisan R. -- A rogue
CIA agent threatens
Cascade with a deadly disease. Can Jim and Blair stop him
before he releases
it? Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #8: Love and Guns
Jones -- Jim asks Blair to get close to the daughter of
arms dealer but complications arise when Blair falls in love
Meanwhile, Jim is partnered with a Federal agent with an
- TSSEP #9: Attraction by
-- Jim begins experiencing increased sensory input while he
and Blair are
investigating a series of diamond robberies but his
to a young woman he's just met has Blair worried. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #10: Vow of Silence by
Holley (Rebel) -- A Sentinel - A Guide - A Murder
- A Monastery
(a monastery?) All they wanted was a peaceful vacation. But
this is Cascade,
remember? Rated PG-13.
- Season Two
- TSSEP #11: Flight by Vision
-- Simon and his son are captured by drug runners when their
crashes in Peru. When Jim and Blair go to their rescue, Jim's
abilities disappear and he has to make a choice to get them
- TSSEP #12: Out of the Past
-- Jim and Blair have their hands full protecting a pop singer
daughter from an escaped prisoner who is stalking her. When
escapes their protective custody, they discover she and her
hiding a terrible secret that could put all their lives in
- TSSEP #13: Deep Water by Melinda
Holley (Rebel), Megan
and Vision -- The past
returns to haunt
Jim Ellison as he struggles to prove his former partner's
- TSSEP #14: Reunion by Lyn
-- Returning to his hometown for a high school reunion, Simon
for the murder of an old girlfriend. Injured and trying to
by the crooked sheriff, Simon's only hope lies with Jim and
the evidence to clear him. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #15: Payback by Carla
and Jewelle Sprite -- A violent war breaks out between
gangs with ties
to the Yakuza, despite the efforts of a veteran cop. When one
of the gang
leaders is murdered, the prime suspect has ties that tangle
the case even
more for Jim. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #16: True Crime by Crowswork
-- A real-life news show shadows Jim and Blair as they
investigate a string
of bank robberies but it appears one of the crew may be
feeding the thieves
information. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #17: Iceman by Helen
young student who moonlights as a prostitute witnesses the
murder of her
pimp by an international terrorist. Jim and Blair must protect
her as the
murderer hunts her to get to one of her clients. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #18: The Rig by Sherrylou
and LindaS -- While
investigating a mysterious
death on an offshore oil rig, Ellison and Sandburg find
with the rig's crew, cut off from the mainland. Is there a
the rig? And, will an incident from Ellison's past hinder the
- TSSEP #19: Spare Parts
-- Blair's mother gets caught up in Jim and Blair's undercover
to catch a group of car thieves. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #20: Second Chance by
-- An imprisoned gunrunner's daughter returns to Cascade but
by a warlord in order to gain access to her father's money.
When Jim and
Blair discover she was in on the plan, her accomplice takes
and Jim and the young woman's uncle must work together to save
- TSSEP #21: Black or White
-- A bomb expert is brought in to cover a case where a racist
is suspected of bombing black churches. When the expert is
be behind the bombings, Joel Taggert, bomb squad captain must
his nerves with Blair's help to save a young woman from
- TSSEP #22: Blind Man's Bluff
-- While on the trail of the manufacturers of a deadly new
drug, Jim goes
undercover as a buyer and is blinded when he comes into
contact with the
drug. On the run, the drug dealers decide on a final act of
and Blair becomes the victim of an overdose. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #23: Hear No Evil by Melinda
Holley (Rebel) -- After his hearing is greatly
enhanced by a medical
procedure, Jim tracks suspicious sounds to the murder scene of
cop. Suspecting the cop's colleagues of being the murderers,
the case to Internal Affairs and is stunned when the
refuses to give him any information or allow Blair to be
- TSSEP #24: Light My Fire by
-- Jim and Blair are partnered with an abrasive Arson
investigator to investigate
a series of suspicious warehouse fires. When the
becomes a suspect and is then murdered, Jim and Blair set a
trap for the
culprit. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #25: Secret by Renegade
-- Jim disappears when he goes out to meet an old Army buddy
who is later
discovered dead. Before Blair can track his partner down, he
for murder by Jim's kidnappers. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #26: Dead Drop by
-- Blair and three other people are trapped inside an elevator
by an extortionist
threatening to drop it at five-floor intervals until the
pays him $5 million. The situation takes a more sinister turn
discovered there's a bomb in the elevator and one of the
hostages is the
owner's pregnant daughter. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #27: Red Dust by Melinda
Holley (Rebel) -- The discovery of a dangerously
of jewelry at the murder scene of a Russian Mafia figure has
Jim and Blair
scrambling to track down the charm's owner before somebody
- TSSEP #28: Smart Alec by
-- Jim and Blair's investigation of the mysterious death of a
maintenance man from spider bites is complicated by a
genius who seems determined to cause trouble for Blair. Rated
- TSSEP #29: Private Eyes by Melinda
Holley (Rebel) -- A psychic who is a friend of
Naomi's is asked
by a distraught mother to locate her kidnapped child but Jim
the man's abilities. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #30: Vanishing Act
-- A wrongfully convicted man stages his own death in order to
his wife and son. When Jim discovers the truth, he sets out to
the true culprits and reunite a family. Rated PG-13 for
- TSSEP #31: Pennies From Heaven
by EJ Katz
-- An armored car overturns in a poor neighborhood
of dollars into the streets. Jim suspects that the incident
was a robbery
gone wrong and sets out to convince a reluctant young witness
- TSSEP #32: Survival by Terri
Thomas -- A vicious criminal escapes custody and
takes Simon Banks
hostage. Jim and Blair must deal with crazed survivalists and
in their efforts to save their captain. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #33: His Brother's Keeper
Chryssalys -- A local
leads to new revelations about Jim Ellison's past as a
murderer may be
someone close to him. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #34: Sleeping Beauty
-- Stacy Newman escapes from a rehabilitation facility, where
she has been
in a coma since an accident that killed her parents. She is
by Jim and Blair, who discover she is being hunted by people
discover top-secret research that her scientist parents may
have left with
her. Rated PG.
- Season Three
- TSSEP #35: Warriors by
Terri Thomas -- The
who rescued Jim from his chopper crash come to Cascade to seek
in preventing an oil company from destroying their home.
senses have vanished since his accidental shooting of a
- TSSEP #36: Three Point Shot
Holley (Rebel) -- When a top Jags player and his
murdered, all the evidence points to a fan favorite veteran.
- TSSEP #37: The Girl Next Door
-- Blair's planned night of passion turns into a roller
of terror. Will Jim discover Blair's missing before he ends up
- TSSEP #38: Poachers by Melinda
Holley (Rebel) -- On a fishing trip, Jim, Blair
and Simon stumble
upon a poaching syndicate who are killing endangered animals.
lead them into a hunt for an international fugitive. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #39: Inside Man by EJ Katz
-- Jim goes undercover inside a Mafia family after he
saves the life
of a mob chief's grandson. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #40: Vendetta by Lyn
-- A mentally unstable man with vengeance on his mind
and Blair's lives and almost blows Jim's cover as a safe
- TSSEP #41: Fool Me Twice by
Holley (Rebel) -- Blair falls in love with a
beautiful human rights
activist and while investigating the murder of a homeless man,
a plot to assassinate her. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #42: Storm Warning by
-- While visiting Jim's cousin on an isolated island, Jim
land in the middle of a battle involving control of a powerful
- TSSEP #43: Red Ice by JET
and Lory -- The murder of a Russian dissident pits
Jim's sentinel abilities
against the technological expertise of a dangerous assassin.
- TSSEP #44: Dead Certain by CarolROI
-- An unidentified murder victim leads Jim, Blair, and the
chief, Cassie Welles to a not-so-friendly small town. Rated
- TSSEP #45: Breaking Ground
-- While investigating a murder at Rainier University's
dig, Jim and Blair stumble across a relic that could lead to
or to death. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #46: Prisoner X by Sherrylou
and LindaS -- When an
old friend doing
time in prison dies mysteriously, Jim goes undercover as a
investigate. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #47: The Trance by
A cop is found dead at the temple of a religious cult. Jim and
only witness is a woman who was apparently in a trance at the
time of the
murder. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #48: Mirror Image by CarolROI
-- A recent murder bears all the marks of a known serial
trouble is, he's locked up in a high-security mental hospital.
- TSSEP #49: Finkelman's Folly
W -- Simon Banks in the hospital, a smuggling
ring, and a replacement
captain upsetting the status quo of Major Crimes combine at
once to give
Ellison and Sandburg a three fold problem. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #50: Sweet Science by
-- When an old friend of Blair's is killed, he and Jim
must work together
to find out why he was killed and to clear the name of the
- TSSEP #51: Remembrance by Melinda
Holley (Rebel) -- A childhood tragedy comes back
to haunt Jim as
he makes a startling discovery about his senses. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #52: Love Kills by Gemini
-- A mysterious lost love from Jim's past reappears at the
an assassin is killing members of a Chinese syndicate. Rated
- TSSEP #53: Crossroads by Lyn
-- When Jim decides he needs a few days away, Simon and
to tag along. The three men are caught up in an apparent
an entire town and then discover something more sinister is
going on. Rated
- TSSEP #54: Foreign Exchange
-- Inspector Megan Connor joins Major Crimes and brings
along a bad
guy from back home. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #55: Neighborhood Watch
and Jewelle Sprite -- An old friend of Jim's is killed
trying to expose
a spy in the Witness Protection Program. Will Jim and Blair be
protect the witness and find the traitor? Rated PG.
- TSSEP #56: Night Shift by Lyn
-- A city works strike, an escaped alligator in the PD's
shaft, an unsolved murder with the only witness a homeless man
to be an angel and Jim's getting nervous about what exactly is
dissertation. It's a long, tense night shift. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #57: Sentinel Too, Part One
CarolROI -- There's a
in Cascade. Will she succeed in enticing Blair away from Jim?
Or will Ellison's
bizarre behavior do the job for her? Rated PG-13.
- Season Four
- TSSEP #58: Sentinel Too, Part Two
CarolROI -- Alex Barnes
for dead. Will the miracle that brought him back from the
heal the rift between Blair and Jim? Or will it drive them
- TSSEP #59: Murder 101 by EJ Katz
-- Blair's academic and police lives clash when a student
get what he wants. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #60: Four Point Shot
-- When Garrett Kincaid escapes from prison and takes over
Sports Arena, Jim and Simon have to race against time to save
Daryl from the terrorist's revenge. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #61: Dead End on Blank Street
by Melinda Holley (Rebel) --
lover of Jim returns with more than one surprise. Rated PG-13.
- TSSEP #62: The Waiting Room
-- When Blair trips over a dying man, he and Jim become
a 30 year murder mystery that echoes into the present. It
questioning his role as Shaman, and it leaves Jim deeper into
heritage. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #63: The Real Deal by
Thomas -- A down-on-his-luck television detective
enlists the help
of Ellison and Sandburg to solve a murder. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #64: Most Wanted by Melinda
Holley (Rebel) -- Is it ever too late to make
peace with your family?
An estranged family, bank robberies, and a baby. Just another
for Major Crimes. Rated PG.
- TSSEP #65: The Sentinel by Blair
by Heuradys, Sentinel Huntress, Helen, Panda, and Chryssalys
Naomi leaks Blair's dissertation and Jim's abilities become
both Jim and Blair must decide which is more important - their
dreams or their friendship. Rated PG-13.
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