Criminal psychologist Malcolm Bright helps the NYPD solve crimes, while also dealing with a manipulative mother, an annoyingly normal sister and a homicidal father.
As Bright slips into the mind of a serial killer, he must deal with the repercussions of seeing his father for the first time in years.
A drug-induced homicide forces Malcolm to rethink his fears; Gil, Jessica and Ainsley catch wind that Malcolm has been seeing his father again.
As Malcolm's childhood memories surface, he realizes his father's killing spree may not have been a surprise to everyone in the family; Malcolm, Gil, Dani and JT hunt for a stalker with a creepy eye for design.
Malcolm searches the depths of his mind to unravel the mystery of the girl in the box; when the NYPD investigates a homicide and assumes it is linked to a drug cartel, Malcolm discovers a secret about Dani's past that draws them closer together.
When Bright uncovers a photo of himself and Martin from when he was a kid, he is forced to focus on the repressed memories from his childhood psyche; Jessica and Malcolm agree they must put a stop to Ainsley's idea.
Bright's quest for answers about his childhood leads him to a junkyard, where he's bombarded with gunshots; Ainsley's exclusive interview with Martin takes an unexpected turn, forcing her to team up with Bright.
As the NYPD digs into the "Junkyard Killer" case, Malcolm realizes the main suspect may have had a connection to his father; Ainsley itches to be the first one on the case; Jessica panics, fearing she may never be able to leave the past behind.
When Martin is locked away in solitary confinement and the FBI takes over the Junkyard Killer case, Malcolm uses his spare time as an excuse to try out a normal lifestyle; the NYPD tracks a new homicide that's linked to an elite underground sex club.
Knowing that the "Junkyard Killer" was in cahoots with his father, Malcolm goes against the FBI's wishes and continues to investigate; an epic blowout with Ainsley leads Jessica to take matters into her own hands.
The FBI and NYPD band together to save Malcolm from the "Junkyard Killer"; as Gil looks for answers from The Surgeon, Ainsley and Jessica search through their memories of the past, hoping to find clues about where Malcolm could be hidden.
Following a mysterious and catastrophic incident in the precinct, Bright faces an internal affairs review as Gil and the team worry about his mental health.
Malcolm takes a detour from his mandated vacation time when a killer mimics homicides from one his favorite children's books, "The Count of Monte Cristo"; the NYPD traces the case back to a high society family planning a big wedding.
Jessica continues to search for more information on the "Girl in the Box," but is confronted by a new killer who has a very public vendetta against the Whitlys; Ainsley receives a big promotion at work.
When a body is found professionally preserved and embalmed, the NYPD teams up with Edrisa to go under cover at a convention of funeral directors; Martin revisits his past through a series of hallucinations.
A motorcycle gang robbery turns into a murder; Malcolm runs into an old friend, and they work to uncover the identity of the murderer; Martin blackmails Jessica, exchanging his silence about who stabbed him for more quality time with his son.
A famous blogger's husband is mysteriously stabbed just days after their baby is born; Bright can't shake his paranoia that there's more to Eve than meets the eye; Ainsley uncovers a secret that Eve has been keeping.
A ballet dancer is mysteriously poisoned; Jessica reunites with an old friend; Bright and Eve turn to Martin for answers regarding the girl in the box.
After a catastrophic turn of events, Malcolm and Ainsley are convinced there's more to Nicholas Endicott than meets the eye; an impromptu Whitly family reunion.
Malcolm continues to unravel as the mystery of the girl in the box comes to a head; as Nicholas Endicott's true colors continue to show, the Whitlys must decide to what lengths they are willing to go in order to take him down.