An attempt by the Glory Chamber of Commerce to cheer up the town by bringing in a clown troupe backfires when an unidentified harlequin commits a series of grisly murders. Rudy has a romantic encounter with Sara's visiting friend, but it sours when he begins to suspect her of being the killer. Meanwhile, Ellie tells Mike how she really feels about the quality of his writing. Rudy: Jay R. Ferguson. Ellie: Poppy Montgomery. Sam: Emily VanCamp.
The murder of a beauty-pageant contestant leads Mike, Rudy and Ellie to suspect the separated woman's husband. Meanwhile, Sam sets her sights on an older man; Mike interviews the victim's brother---a local hero---for the paper; and Ellie gets jealous over Mike's reunion with an ex-girlfriend. Sam: Emily VanCamp. Zane: Ben Crowley. Ellie: Poppy Montgomery.
An eccentric resident is found murdered after he stumbles upon strange tubes in the ground that lead to a man who has been buried alive in a coffin. Meanwhile, Mitzi plans a welcome party for her friendly new neighbors, and Sam takes an interest in the couple's son (Nathan West). Sam: Emily VanCamp. Rudy: Jay Ferguson. Mitzi: Frances Fisher.
Rudy gets locked up in his own jail when a woman the sheriff met through the personal ads is killed shortly after their date---and his fingerprints are found on the murder weapon. Mike follows leads on potential suspects, who include the peculiar personals editor (Adam Scott) and a woman who had a key to the victim's house. Meanwhile, a cheerleader (Nicole Paggi) asks Zane out. Sam: Emily VanCamp. Zane: Ben Crowley. Sara: Amy Stewart.
After Rudy and Mike have a run-in with some strange young women who claim to be vampires, Ellie discovers that the body of a murder victim was drained of blood. Mike is convinced that the death and vampirism are related, but Rudy remains skeptical. Meanwhile, Zane is given an invitation by one of the self-proclaimed vamps, and Ellie takes a painting class. Rudy: Jay R. Ferguson. Zane: Ben Crowley. Ellie: Poppy Montgomery.
FBI agents arrive in Glory in an attempt to track down a serial killer. Mike is suspicious of Ellie's visiting friend and snoops through his belongings, finding an incriminating videotape. Meanwhile, Mitzi encourages Sara to spend some time with a pediatrician from out of town. Sara: Amy Stewart. Rudy: Jay R. Ferguson. Ellie: Poppy Montgomery.
When Sam (Emily Van Camp) becomes third in a string of girls abducted on Glory Island, Mike, Ellie and Rudy hasten to learn the kidnapper's identity. They also investigate a psychic (Krista Allen) who claims to have known that Sam and her friend (Fiona Scott) would be abducted. Meanwhile, the missing girls find themselves trapped in a frightening predicament. Rick: Hamilton Von Watts. Zane: Ben Crowley.
Mike, Ellie and Rudy investigate a teenage piano prodigy (Noel Fisher) who claims to be possessed by a demon but has no recollection of his violent episodes. Meanwhile, Hazel tries to overcome the tension between herself and Mitzi by trying out for a local theater production. Helen: Samantha Ferris. Candace: Glynnis Davies. Rudy: Jay Ferguson.