|Title||Down the Drain|
|Airdate||December 1, 2014|
|Written by||Duppy Demetrius|
|Directed by||Steve Robin|
|Previous episode||Zoo Story|
|Next episode||Party Foul|
|Episode list||Season 3|
A surrogate adoption gets complicated, leaving one person dead and a lot of people searching for answers. The Major Crimes division gets their hands dirty as they explore LA's underground water system. Sharon works to make Rusty officially part of her family, while he struggles to tell his biological mother about the upcoming adoption.
Closing the CaseEdit
Sharon and Flynn pretend they have evidence they don't and trick Thomas into confessing to the murder and extortion though he claims it was an accident. Without intent, Hobbes will only be able to get him on manslaughter charges though she will use the extortion to increase the time he spends in prison. The team have her leverage the charges to get him to sign away his parental rights so the baby can have a good family. The three families that were scammed by Heather and Thomas come to a unanimous agreement to let the Glovers be the baby's parents.
- Sharon is now officially divorced.
- Sharon has officially adopted Rusty.