Below is a complete The Closer episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Closer episodes are listed along with the The Closer episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Closer episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. “Good Housekeeping” and “Split Ends” are included on this poll, along with many more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Closer episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
Pilot Season 1 Episode 1: Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson struggles to get over her past problems while dealing with co-workers who resent her jump to the elevated position of deputy police chief.
About Face Season 1 Episode 2: Brenda investigates the unusual murder of Heather Treman), a high-profile model and the wife of movie star Dean Treman.
The Big Picture Season 1 Episode 3: Brenda investigates the death of a high-priced Russian call girl whose client list reveals the name of Danny Booth, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer and close friend of Brenda's boss, Pope.
Show Yourself Season 1 Episode 4: Brenda follows the trail of a suspected sniper who is assassinating members of the East Side Catorces, one of the city's most notorious gangs.
Flashpoint Season 1 Episode 5: Brenda investigates the murder of a psychiatrist who has been involved in a controversial clinical trial for a new drug to treat teen depression and anxiety.
Fantasy Date Season 1 Episode 6: Brenda investigates the murder of a U.S. Congresswoman's daughter, who may have been targeted because of an online personal ad involving role-playing in a fantasy "rape" scene.
You Are Here Season 1 Episode 7: A date between Brenda and Fritz is interrupted by a call that a prominent judge has been shot and killed.
Batter Up Season 1 Episode 8: Brenda delves into a case involving an attack on a gay man. The man, who had just been at a bar with his partner, was beaten to death with a baseball bat.
Good Housekeeping Season 1 Episode 9: A young Mexican girl, whose mother and cousin are illegal immigrants working for a wealthy American family, is found murdered.
The Butler Did It Season 1 Episode 10: A wealthy octogenarian dies just months after marrying a young stripper. After his widow then dies of an overdose, attention turns towards the butler as a possible suspect.
L.A. Woman Season 1 Episode 11: Brenda and her team are assigned to investigate the murder of an Iranian businessman and his driver in a medical center parking deck.
Fatal Retraction Season 1 Episode 12: Faulty evidence from a botched murder investigation three years ago is revealed after the body of woman believed to have been the original murder victim of a death-row killer shows up in the morgue.
Standards and Practices Season 1 Episode 13: The conflict between Brenda and Taylor reaches the boiling point when Brenda is charged with "conduct unbecoming."
Blue Blood Season 2 Episode 1: Things don't add up when an LA cop turns up dead. Brenda and her team race against the clock to get to the truth, while tension increases between the Priority Homicide Division and the Robbery-Homicide Division.
Mom Duty Season 2 Episode 2: Brenda deals with an unexpected visit from her fussy mother, Willie Ray, which puts Brenda's plan to move Fritz into her house on hold. Meanwhile, Brenda investigates the death of a jury member in the trial of an Armenian mob boss.
Slippin' Season 2 Episode 3: Brenda investigates the shooting of three youngsters, one of whom is the son of Taylor's friends.
Aftertaste Season 2 Episode 4: Brenda probes the murder of a young woman at a high-priced restaurant. Among the suspects are a corrupt investor, who had previously been investigated for murder, and her husband, an ambitious chef.
To Protect and Serve Season 2 Episode 5: Provenza and Flynn are shocked to discover a dead body in Provenza's garage. However, Provenza persuades Flynn not to report it until after they get back from a big Dodger game for which they have tickets.
Out of Focus Season 2 Episode 6: Brenda investigates the death of a paparazzo who appears to have killed himself by jumping from a hotel window.
Head Over Heels Season 2 Episode 7: After finding severed body parts in a dumpster, Brenda determines that the victim was a popular porn star who had AIDS.
Critical Missing Season 2 Episode 8: After fishermen discover the badly decomposed bodies of a mother and daughter in the Los Angeles harbor, evidence points to ritual suicide.
Heroic Measures Season 2 Episode 9: A bereaved mother contacts Brenda and the Priority Homicide Division regarding the death of the woman's son, accusing his doctors of murder.
The Other Woman Season 2 Episode 10: Brenda is called to testify in a custody hearing between Pope and his estranged wife. Realizing that the proceedings may reveal Brenda's past relationship with Pope, Brenda worries that her squad's trust in her will be damaged.
Borderline Season 2 Episode 11: Brenda gets into a minor traffic accident but ignores protocol and leaves the scene so she can hurry to the location of a multiple homicide involving the smuggling of illegal immigrants.
No Good Deed Season 2 Episode 12: Brenda investigates the death of a teenager who was expected to testify that a man convicted of murdering a Korean couple was not actually the culprit.
Overkill Season 2 Episode 13: When the wife of a major crime boss is murdered while in FBI custody, Brenda and the LAPD face off against Fritz and the FBI for jurisdiction.
Serving the King (Part 1) Season 2 Episode 14: Following the recent traumatic events at the end of her Mafia case, a demoralized Brenda is placed on administrative leave, and Taylor dismantles and reassigns her team.
Serving the King (Part 2) Season 2 Episode 15: As Brenda continues investigating a wide-ranging case that began with the death of a Lebanese teenager, she uncovers layers of political intrigue and questionable loyalties--and realizes that she herself is under surveillance.
Homewrecker Season 3 Episode 1: CIA-trained Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson is an investigator and interrogator who has a remarkable talent for trapping criminals in their lies.
Grave Doubts Season 3 Episode 2: The body of a long-missing 16-year-old gang member turns up with Provenza's business card in his pocket.
Saving Face Season 3 Episode 3: During a funeral for one of Flynn and Provenza's former police colleagues, the squad discovers the dead body of an unidentified, buxom blonde in their old friend's casket.
Ruby Season 3 Episode 4: In a special 70-minute extended episode, a young African-American girl is abducted on her way home from school, and in a race against the clock, the team must find out who took her and where she is.
The Round File Season 3 Episode 5: Priority Homicide Division confronts a mysterious old man who won't identify himself but who confesses to murdering seven people.
Dumb Luck Season 3 Episode 6: To Brenda's irritation, Pope requires her homicide team to undergo training to deal with a potential attack involving weapons of mass destruction.
Four to Eight Season 3 Episode 7: Brenda is called in to investigate the murders of two Hispanic teens who may have been killed as part of racially motivated gang shootings over the past couple of months.
Manhunt Season 3 Episode 8: The wife of a deputy district attorney is found dead on the beach, the apparent victim of a serial killer. The murderer's chosen weapon is a cattle prod that he uses to torture his victims prior to killing them.
Blindsided Season 3 Episode 9: Since Brenda's traumatic incident with a serial killer has left her shaken, the department psychologist takes her off investigative duty. To keep Brenda busy, Pope assigns her to a television reporter doing a story on the LAPD.
Culture Shock Season 3 Episode 10: When a young Chinese woman, the owner of a lucrative tour company, is found murdered in one of her tour buses, the case comes to Brenda's squad because the company had been shuttling around a number of high-profile officials from the Chinese government.
Lover's Leap Season 3 Episode 11: When a woman's body is found at the bottom of a cliff near her wrecked car, it initially appears to be an accident scene. But Brenda and the team find out that the victim was from Homeland Security in Washington, D.C., and was auditing the LAPD.
Till Death Do Us Part 1 Season 3 Episode 12: Brenda is put on the witness stand by the prosecution in a murder case, since she is certain that the defendant, Jonathan Schafer, is guilty.
Till Death Do Us Part 2 Season 3 Episode 13: Brenda's reputation is jeopardized by her inability to provide usable evidence to the beleaguered prosecution in the case of a murdered divorce lawyer.
Next of Kin Part 1 Season 3 Episode 14: As Brenda reluctantly allows Fritz to decorate their house for Christmas in order to help sell it, she is called to the scene of a robbery of an armored car in which two guards were killed and one, Wesley Reed, was wounded.
Next of Kin Part 2 Season 3 Episode 15: Through a series of unexpected circumstances, Brenda finds herself transporting a robbery suspect, Wesley Reed, from Georgia to Los Angeles in a recreational vehicle driven by her parents.
Controlled Burn Season 4 Episode 1: Griffith Park is on fire and the Priority Homicide Division is brought in to investigate. When a nemesis (JASON O'MARA) of Brenda's enters the scene, things turn ugly.
Speed Bump Season 4 Episode 2: A recently paroled murderer is found dead, the victim of a hit and run. Brenda must tread carefully -- the crime for which the victim was convicted was a major press event in L.A.
Cherry Bomb Season 4 Episode 3: A teenage girl dies in an apparent suicide after accusing the son of an L.A. County sheriff of raping her. DANIEL BALDWIN ("Homicide: Life on the Street") guest stars.
Live Wire Season 4 Episode 4: A man wearing a surveillance wire in downtown Los Angeles is shot to death at point-blank range. Brenda and Fritz vie for control of the case.