First Aired: Aug. 13, 2012 on TNT
Summary: The department is still reeling with the recent departure of Deputy Chief Brenda Lee Johnson, creating a tough transition for the newly appointed head of Major Crimes, Captain Sharon Raydor. But there is little time for adjustment as the department rushes to reach a plea bargain when a…
Main Characters in this Episode
Captain Sharon Raydor: I put a murderer away for life in less than 48 hours, which is not the usual routine around here. So, yes, I feel excellent. Thank you for asking.
Captain Sharon Raydor: Oh, trust me. You're not the first adolescent to my home with your presence. Having raised two teenagers of my own, I have tremendous capacity for ingratitude. [pauses] Rusty, it's so funny. Just when you get good at being a mother, you're fired.
Rusty Beck: Or you quit.
Captain Sharon Raydor: Oh. I think you should call me Captain Raydor.
Rusty Beck: Okay. And you can call me Mr. Beck.
Captain Sharon Raydor: *You* are the child in this relationship.
Rusty Beck: No, I am the witness. If you are the police officer, then I am the witness.
Captain Sharon Raydor: There are not a lot of people around here who call me by my first name.
Rusty Beck: Oh, well, maybe that's why you live alone with a spare bedroom.
Captain Sharon Raydor: I live alone because my children are grown. The spare bedroom is for when they visit. But you may call me Sharon. How's that?
Rusty Beck: *Sharon*? What, is that like your bad idea of a joke of something?
Captain Sharon Raydor: Why do you say that?
Rusty Beck: Sharon is my mother's name.
Captain Sharon Raydor: [sighs] Oh.
Rusty Beck: God, you haven't been looking for her at all, have you?
Captain Sharon Raydor: Rusty, I just got this job yesterday. Give me a chance to catch up. I am making a good-faith effort. I am. Rusty, if it is possible to find your mother, I will do it. I promise you.
Rusty Beck: Sure you will, Captain. Sure you will.
- Goof (continuity error): Around 15 minutes into the show Buzz enters Capt. Raydor's office. While she continues to talk to Rusty you can see the lower half of Buzz in the background and he is wearing a shield on his belt. However, he is still a civilian contractor.