Malcolm Bright has a gift that gives him the ability to know how killers think, how their minds work. Why? Back in the ‘90s, his father was one of the worst, a notorious serial killer called “The Surgeon.” That’s why Bright. the best criminal psychologist around: murder is the family business. Bright uses his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes, stop killers, all while dealing with a manipulative mother, annoyingly normal sister, a homicidal father and his own evolving neuroses.
Prodigal Son Season 1 (2019-2020)
|1x01 Pilot |
Malcolm Bright knows how killers think and how their minds work, because his father, Dr. Martin Whitly, was one of the most notorious serial killers, called "The Surgeon." Alongside ...
|Sep. 23, 2019|
|1x02 Annihilator |
Bright jumps at the chance to help Arroyo solve a quadruple homicide for the NYPD. As Bright slips into the mind of this serial killer, he finds himself dealing with the repercussions ...
|Sep. 30, 2019|
|1x03 Fear Response |
Malcolm gets his dream interview opportunity when the NYPD zeroes in on one of his and Martin's favorite psychologists, Dr. Elaine Brown, who may be involved in a homicide linked to ...
|Oct. 07, 2019|
|1x04 Designer Complicity |
As Malcolm's childhood memories surface, he realizes his father's killing spree may not have been a surprise to everyone in the family. Malcolm, Gil, Dani and JT hunt for a stalker ...
|Oct. 14, 2019|
|1x05 The Trip |
Malcolm searches the depths of his mind to unravel the mystery of 'the girl in the box,' but with his night terrors and lack of sleep increasing, his real life becomes more and more ...
|Oct. 21, 2019|
|1x06 All Souls and Sadists |
When Bright uncovers a photo of himself and Martin from when he was a kid, he is forced to focus on the repressed memories from his childhood psyche. He also finds himself bonding with ...
|Oct. 28, 2019|
|1x07 Q&A |
Bright’s quest for answers about his childhood leads him to a junkyard, where he’s bombarded with gunshots. Narrowly escaping, Bright and the NYPD discover multiple bodies on the ...
|Nov. 04, 2019|
|1x08 Family Friend |
As the NYPD digs into the “Junkyard Killer” case, Malcolm realizes the main suspect may have had a connection to his father. As news regarding this serial killer spreads, Ainsley ...
|Nov. 11, 2019|
|1x09 Pied-A-Terre |
When Martin is locked away in solitary confinement and the FBI takes over the Junkyard Killer case, Malcolm uses his spare time as an excuse to try out a “normal” lifestyle. Things ...
|Nov. 25, 2019|
|1x10 Silent Night |
Knowing that the “Junkyard Killer” was in cahoots with his father, Malcolm goes against the FBI’s wishes and continues to investigate. His findings reconnect him with a disgruntled ...
|Dec. 02, 2019|
|1x11 Alone Time |
The FBI and NYPD band together to save Malcolm from the "Junkyard Killer," aka John Watkins. Watkins reveals shocking details about his involvement in the camping trip memories that ...
|Jan. 20, 2020|
|1x12 Internal Affairs |
Following a mysterious and catastrophic incident in the precinct, Bright faces an internal affairs review as Gil and the team worry about his mental health.
|Jan. 27, 2020|
|1x13 Wait & Hope |
Malcolm takes a detour from his mandated vacation time when he finds out a killer on the loose is mimicking homicides from one his favorite children’s books, “The Count of Monte ...
|Feb. 03, 2020|
|1x14 Eye of the Needle |
Jessica continues to search for more information on the "Girl in the Box," but is confronted by the "Carousel Killer," who has a very public vendetta against the Whitlys. While the ...
|Feb. 10, 2020|
|1x15 Death's Door |
When a body is found professionally preserved and embalmed, the NYPD teams up with Edrisa to go undercover at a convention of funeral directors. While there, they discover their top ...
|Feb. 17, 2020|
|1x16 The Job |
When a motorcycle gang robbery turns into a murder, Malcolm and team are called to the scene to investigate. While he's working on a profile, he runs into an old friend from boarding ...
|Mar. 16, 2020|
|1x17 Stranger Beside You |
The NYPD dives into a case surrounding a famous mommy blogger, whose husband was mysteriously stabbed just days after their baby was born. Meanwhile, Bright finds his way back to Eve, ...
|Mar. 23, 2020|
|1x18 Scheherazade |
When an up-and-coming ballet dancer is mysteriously poisoned, the NYPD dives deep into the rigorous world of dance. Meanwhile, Jessica reunites with an old friend, socialite Nicholas ...
|Mar. 30, 2020|
|1x19 The Professionals |
After a catastrophic turn of events, Malcolm and Ainsley are convinced there's more to Nicholas Endicott than meets the eye. Their only hope just might be an impromptu Whitly family ...
|Apr. 20, 2020|
|1x20 Like Father... |
Malcolm continues to unravel as the mystery of the girl in the box comes to a head. As Nicholas Endicott's true colors continue to show, the Whitlys must decide to what lengths they ...
|Apr. 27, 2020|
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