Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 23, 2019
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
FOX TV Network
Genre

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Prodigal Son

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.

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Prodigal Son Season 1 (2019-2020)

1x01 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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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