Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City's star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years - the answer to his own inexplicable immortality. This long life has given Henry remarkable observation skills which impresses his new partner, Detective Jo Martinez. Each week, a new case and their budding friendship will reveal layers of Henry's long and colorful past. Only his best friend and confidant, Abe knows Henry's secret.
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The Last Death of Henry Morgan 01x22
Henry and Adam have been on a long, unrelenting collision course, which is about to come to a head - possibly bringing about one man's death - with only Jo standing in the way. Henry and Jo's murder investigation into a museum worker's death centers on a priceless missing ancient dagger, which not only ended the life of Julius Caesar, but also killed Adam the first time. Meanwhile, Adam knows that there is something that Henry fears more than death - that Jo might discover his mystery. The two men tangle in a tumultuous game-changing confrontation. But at long last, will Jo finally learn about Henry's secret?
The Night in Question 01x21
Henry tackles the most important case of his career: the disappearance of the love of his life, Abigail, after she left him. Desperate to find out where she might have gone, Abe, unbeknownst to Henry, secretly contacts Lucas to help find clues to her whereabouts. Already involved in a murder investigation with Jo, Henry involves Lucas and the team of detectives under the guise of searching for "Abe's mother" -- never letting on his own relationship with Abigail. Henry and Abe's anxiety is ratcheted up as one terrifying domino falls after another until Henry uncovers the horrifying details of Abigail's last secret.
Best Foot Forward 01x20
The uber-competitive and passionate backstage world of ballet is the backdrop for Henry and Jo's next murder investigation. When a severed human foot encased in a blood-soaked ballet shoe turns up in a bin at the theater, Henry and the detectives race the clock to find the body in this high profile case. Flashbacks to 1929 Paris reveal Henry's emotional experience with a female sculptor friend when drugs collided with the pressure of artistic inspiration. Meanwhile, things have heated up a little too quickly between Jo and Isaac for Jo's taste, but Henry encourages her to overcome her fear of being hurt and take a chance on finding love. Abe engages Lucas' help in tracking down Abigail's whereabouts after leaving Henry. Finally, Henry contemplates whether he should try out Adam's theory about the gun that originally shot and killed him.
Punk is Dead 01x19
Jo and Isaac Monroe, her handsome, wealthy new suitor, are spending a night out at a punk rock club when a mummified woman's body is found in a wall at the nightspot. It's the team's first cold case. Dead since the early 80's, the victim may have suffered a drug overdose. Punk rocker Eddie Warsaw, her then boyfriend, was convicted of killing her 30 years ago, although he resolutely declared his innocence. Henry empathizes with Eddie as he, too, lost the love of his life, Abigail. He emotionally remembers back to 1984 when Abigail couldn't handle their growing age difference and takes some time away - never to come back to him.
Dead Men Tell Long Tales 01x18
When the owner of a treasure hunting salvage company is murdered, the investigation leads Henry and Jo on a chase to find the missing ship's gold and the killer, but they unearth a lot more than they bargained for. Ironically, the ship is the one where Henry was first killed. Meanwhile, Jo discovers romance as she is pursued by the handsome, charming Isaac Monroe, a very wealthy entrepreneur who is initially thought to be a person of interest in the crime. Their mutual attraction and chemistry is undeniable. What will happen between one of New York's most eligible bachelors and the street smart detective who is trying to move past her beloved husband's death? Finally, Adam reappears to offer his take on how Henry and he can finally rid of themselves of their curse.
Social Engineering 01x17
Henry and Jo examine the world of cyber-terrorism to track down a killer when a member of a secret hack-tivist group turns up dead. The investigation also puts Henry in jeopardy of having his own secret exposed. How far will he go to keep his mystery from being revealed? He must walk a fine line between judging if others' secrets are worth keeping in order to save himself or be ready to take off - again. Flashbacks to an 1865 London hospital revisit Henry's first wife, Nora, who is now in her 70s and threatening once again to reveal Henry's condition, with disastrous results. Abe remembers back to his activist days and offers Henry an important clue to his current case.
Memories of Murder 01x16
The death of a young college woman sends Henry and Jo back to the cultural hotbed that was New York in the 1970s. Murder victim Sarah Clancy's fascination with authentic 70's attire is more than just a fashion statement, it is revealed that she had an unhealthy obsession with the past. The investigation ironically leads Henry and Jo back to college professor Molly Dawes, who taught Sarah in a course on sexual identity. Molly not only agrees to help in the search for the killer, but she and Henry spark a hot, romantic connection. Flashbacks to 1979 reveal Henry and Abigail's struggle coming to terms with their age difference as they try to celebrate their anniversary with a night on the town.
The King of Columbus Circle 01x15
What appears to be the dead body of an ordinary old man, turns out to be of royal lineage with an unusual connection to Henry. A familiar scar and radioactive poison point Henry and Jo to the man being an assassinated king in exile. Moreover, a half century earlier, Henry remembers performing an emergency, life-saving operation on a boy while on his honeymoon with Abigail. The boy turned out to be a prince of a tiny crumbling kingdom. Life came full circle as the boy grew up to be a king -- and now, the murder victim lying in Henry's morgue. The mystery deepens when other members of this royal family are poisoned and it is revealed that the king has an heir. Meanwhile, Abe continues to investigate his roots and discovers something amazing about his bloodline.
Hitler on the Half-Shell 01x14
Is Karl Haas a hero or a traitor and thief? When he ends up in the morgue, it starts an explosive chain of events with Henry and Jo racing to track -- not just a murderer -- but to solve a decades old notorious art crime. Karl's son, Erik, who is an art dealer, inherited from his father priceless works of art stolen by the Nazi's during World War II. Meanwhile, Adam pays an unsuspecting Abe a furtive visit, and Henry's paternal instincts force a face-off with his nemesis. Flashbacks take Henry to 1814 where he is shocked to learn that his own father's shipping company was involved in illegal and immoral practices. Finally, Abe receives a priceless gift.
Diamonds Are Forever 01x13
Henry and Jo's murder investigation of an ex-con, who is being framed for a jewelry story heist, reveals a special connection between the victim and Jo's late husband, Sean, who was an assistant district attorney. Jo's evocative memories reflect her warm and wonderful relationship with Sean, which become almost too painful for her to bear. Flashbacks trace Henry's life to 1816 London where he ends up in jail. Incredibly, a priest, who is his cell mate, gives Henry a second chance at life. Meanwhile, Abe attempts to snare a thief who he believes walked off with a "priceless" antique from his store, and Henry is there to comfort Jo in her time of distress.