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The Finder


Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

13 Episodes 2012 - 2012

An eccentric, reclusive veteran Walter Sherman (Geoff Stults) possesses an uncanny gift for finding people and things in this "Bones" spin-off that's based on "The Locator" novels by Richard Greener. Also starring Michael Clarke Duncan, as bar owner Leo Knox, in his final television performance.

Episode 1

An Orphan Walks Into a Bar

Thu, Jan 12, 2012 60 mins

In the premiere of this series about an eccentric, reclusive veteran with an uncanny gift for finding people and things, a teen asks Walter Sherman (Geoff Stults) to locate his father, who went missing after his plane vanished in the Florida wilderness. Meanwhile, Leo tries to make a paroled juvenile delinquent feel at home at the Ends of the Earth bar; and Walter helps Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty recover a stolen guitar. Based on "The Locator" novels by Richard Greener.

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Episode 2


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 60 mins

Walter helps a former prison warden locate a bullet that could save the life of a death-row inmate. Meanwhile, FBI psychologist Lance Sweets learns to appreciate Walter's abilities when he's asked to judge his competency to work on federal cases; and Willa gets in trouble at a beach party.

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Episode 3

A Cinderella Story

Thu, Jan 26, 2012 60 mins

A NASA scientist needs help finding a woman he met in a bar who left behind one red stiletto, but Walter's search for the matching shoe doesn't come without considerable personal risk. Meanwhile, Leo's family secret is exposed by Willa, who gets in more trouble with the law when she tries to make things right between them.

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Episode 4

Swing and a Miss

Thu, Feb 2, 2012 60 mins

Walter helps Isabel's new baseball-star boyfriend when his collection of memorabilia is stolen, and Walter and Leo even let Willa take part in the case to earn her trust.

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Episode 5

The Great Escape

Thu, Feb 9, 2012 60 mins

Walter helps an amateur magician look for his assistant, who vanished after a disappearing act, but the trail also leads to a counterfeit-money operation. Meanwhile, Isabel helps Leo keep an eye on Willa.

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Episode 6

Little Green Men

Thu, Feb 23, 2012 60 mins

The Jeffersonian Institute's Jack Hodgins asks for Walter's help in finding evidence of extraterrestrials; Willa and Timo's arranged marriage, ordered by the leader of their Gypsy family, proves to be a struggle.

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Episode 7

Eye of the Storm

Thu, Mar 8, 2012 60 mins

A hurricane that hits southern Florida strands Walter on Looking Glass Key, so Isabel helps with the search for a teenage girl who went missing during the storm, and the case even gets a boost from Willa's probation officer when she's stuck at the bar with Walter, Leo and Willa.

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Episode 8

Life After Death

Fri, Apr 6, 2012 60 mins

A deceased rapper's songs are being released illegally, so a music mogul (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) and his lawyer—who happens to be an old flame of Leo's, and the fire's not quite out—ask Walter to locate the source of the leaks. Thanks to Willa's computer-hacking abilities, they're able to find the DJ responsible and uncover clues about the singer's death.

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Episode 9

The Last Meal

Fri, Apr 13, 2012 60 mins

A marriage is on the rocks unless Walter can track down a chef—who's on the run from the mob—to find the recipe for a couple's favorite anniversary meal. Meanwhile, Willa gets into a fight with a girl who's impersonating her, which could mean another stint in jail.

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Episode 10

The Conversation

Fri, Apr 20, 2012 60 mins

Walter's search for a missing husband and father, who's also sought by an FBI agent, hinges on a partial voice-mail recording of his last message to his family. Meanwhile, the case conjures up painful memories for Leo of his deceased wife and daughter.

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Episode 11

The Inheritance

Fri, Apr 27, 2012 60 mins

Walter explores the shady side of horse racing when Isabel's friend asks him to find the people responsible for the murder of her father, who was apparently planning to leave an inheritance for his daughter. Meanwhile, Willa decides she wants to go to college.

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Episode 12

Voodoo Undo

Fri, May 4, 2012 60 mins

A Miami mob boss wants Walter to find a voodoo doll that he believes has put a hex on him, but Walter's skepticism toward witchcraft is tested after an encounter with a Wiccan leads to a surprising participant in the kingpin's plight. Meanwhile, Isabel and a Miami detective tempt fate when they investigate a gang fight at a funeral linked to the underworld.

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Episode 13

The Boy With the Bucket

Fri, May 11, 2012 60 mins

In the first-season finale, Walter's older brother asks him to visit their dying father, whose last wish is for his son to use his gift to find the love of his life, their mother. Meanwhile, Uncle Shadrack demands that Willa marry Timo.

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