Cold Case 2003 | TV Show

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A nail-biter from Jerry Bruckheimer revolves around Philadelphia homicide detective Lilly Rush, whose investigation of long-unsolved crimes is driven by the belief that 'people shouldn't be forgotten.'

Premiered: September 28, 2003

Rating: TV-14

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Wed Mar 4 6:00pm
Kensington(Season 2, Episode 20) ION

Lilly reopens a 1985 murder case in which a mill worker was stabbed to death at a gas station in what was thought to be a petty robbery gone wrong. An inmate confesses that he stole the guy's money, but only after he pulled in and found the dead body. The (more…)

Wed Mar 4 7:00pm
Creatures of the Night(Season 2, Episode 21) ION

A convicted serial killer (Barry Bostwick) will be paroled after 25 years in prison unless Lilly and her team can connect him to the 1977 murder of a young doorman found strangled on a train platform. The killing is eerily similar to other murders committe (more…)

Wed Mar 4 8:00pm
Frank's Best(Season 3, Episode 10) ION

Valens reopens the 2001 murder case of a deli owner who was slain in his place of business and robbed. The victim's coworker was convicted of the crimes, but the man's brother brings forth new evidence that points to his sibling's innocence. Meanwhile, Ver (more…)

Wed Mar 4 9:00pm
8 Years(Season 3, Episode 11) ION

In 1988, a young man is gunned down on a highway after his car is hit from behind and a woman riding with him is wounded. The case was thought to be a routine carjacking until the woman disappeared from the hospital where she was being treated. In 2006, th (more…)

Wed Mar 4 10:00pm
Detention(Season 3, Episode 12) ION

The apparent 1994 suicide of a high-school student who fell from the school's roof after serving detention with three other students is reinvestigated when new information is discovered. At the time of the victim's death, a scrap of paper thought to be a s (more…)

Wed Mar 4 11:00pm
Debut(Season 3, Episode 13) ION

The 1968 death of an 18-year-old girl who apparently fell down a flight of stairs backstage at a debutante ball is investigated after her mother comes forward with new information. A local art dealer, who back in 1968 escorted the victim at the ball, is ac (more…)

Thu Mar 5 12:00am
Dog Day Afternoons(Season 3, Episode 14) ION

Lilly investigates the 2000 murder of a bank teller, who was gunned down during a robbery by thieves wearing Johnny Cash masks and carrying sawed-off shotguns, after the same bank is hit again by robbers wearing similar masks and equipped with identical we (more…)

Thu Mar 5 1:00am
Sanctuary(Season 3, Episode 15) ION

The 1998 murder of a young Colombian woman who was a drug mule is reinvestigated when the victim's handler is arrested after returning to Philadelphia for his brother's wedding. Lilly soon learns that Valens knew the victim because he worked undercover on (more…)

Thu Mar 5 2:00am
One Night(Season 3, Episode 16) ION

A man who calls himself John Doe comes into the station and tells Lilly that he abducted and buried a 17-year-old boy alive in 1980. At first, Lilly doesn't know whether to believe him or not. But after she realizes he is telling the truth, she comes to a (more…)

Wed Mar 11 6:00pm
Superstar(Season 3, Episode 17) ION

A rising female tennis player is strangled to death in her college dorm room in 1973 after defeating the school's top-ranked male player in a “Battle of the Sexes” fund-raiser. Lilly reinvestigates the case when the victim's sister brings in new eviden (more…)

Wed Mar 11 7:00pm
Willkommen(Season 3, Episode 18) ION

An actor appearing in a local production of “Cabaret” is shot and killed on opening night in 2002 outside of the theater. The case is reinvestigated after a gun, the same caliber used in the murder, is found in a dresser that was a prop in the play. Th (more…)

Wed Mar 11 8:00pm
Love Conquers Al(Season 1, Episode 6) ION

Lilly gets a cocky new partner, Scotty Valens (Danny Pino), just as she reopens a 1981 homicide involving a 16-year-old female track star who was fatally shot. The investigation is renewed after a felon, who is trying to get a reduced sentence, tells offic (more…)

Wed Mar 11 9:00pm
A Time to Hate(Season 1, Episode 7) ION

Lilly reopens a 1964 homicide case in which a college baseball player who was homosexual was beaten to death outside of a gay club. The dead man's now elderly and ill mother, who seeks closure before she dies, is the reason the investigation is renewed. Li (more…)

Wed Mar 11 10:00pm
Fly Away(Season 1, Episode 8) ION

Lilly tries to solve a 2001 case in which a woman and her 6-year-old daughter mysteriously fell from an apartment window. The girl died, and the mother survived but lapsed into a coma. When the woman suddenly wakes up, she remembers little of that night ex (more…)

Wed Mar 11 11:00pm
Sherry Darlin'(Season 1, Episode 9) ION

Lilly gets an anonymous phone call from a man claiming he killed an elderly woman back in 1989 and buried her body in the basement of a house. When Lilly checks the dwelling, a body is recovered, but the alleged murderer refuses to identify himself. Hogan: (more…)

Thu Mar 12 12:00am
The Hitchhiker(Season 1, Episode 10) ION

Lilly reopens the 1997 murder of a 20-year-old college student who, while hitchhiking home after a big gambling win in Atlantic City, was taken into a wooded area and shot to death. The case is reinvestigated when a similar homicide takes place in Delaware (more…)

Thu Mar 12 1:00am
Factory Girls(Season 2, Episode 2) ION

Lilly reopens a case from 1943 in which a female factory worker (Chad Morgan) was found dead after an apparent accidental fall, but the investigation points to murder and reveals that the shy, married victim had secrets that may have lead to her death. Fan (more…)

Thu Mar 12 2:00am
Daniela(Season 2, Episode 3) ION

Lilly reopens a presumed homicide from 1979 in which a Jane Doe's blood-drenched shoes, underwear and sheets are found in a trash bag, but no body. The investigation begins when a battered wife accuses her husband of murdering a girl in 1979 and brings in (more…)

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