An offbeat neuroscience professor suffering from paranoid schizophrenia works with the FBI to crack intricate cases in this crime drama. In the series premiere, the professor zeros in on the death of a pharmaceutical executive.
Pierce is enlisted to help crack the case of a murdered mail-order bride. A twist marks the investigation when it's discovered the prime suspect suffers from an unusual condition. Elsewhere, Moretti is drawn to a handsome new professor.
Pierce and Moretti spring into action when a serial killer from 1986 returns and begins murdering again. Moretti receives advice about the case from her father, who investigated the original killing spree.
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 1 finale, a conspiracy theory swirls about an effort to cover up the murder of a senator. Pierce is on the case, but he begins to suspect that seemingly trustworthy people are plotting against him.