|Airdate||June 13, 2016|
|Written by||Damani Johnson|
|Directed by||Sheelin Choksey|
|Episode list||Season 5|
|“||I think I feel like one of the dinosaurs, watching the meteor from afar.||”|
— Lt. Provenza
The Major Crimes squad investigates the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl, who vanished while volunteering at a homeless shelter, while Buzz cracks open the decades old cold case file on the murder of his father and uncle. Andy Flynn considers selling his house.
- Amanda Pond
- Missing 16 year old girl.
- Volunteer for Care First Homeless Shelter.
- Found dead in a crawl space under her childhood home.
- Cause of death was a crushed windpipe, which was smashed in with bare hands.
- Killer performed CPR as well as tried to perform a tracheotomy but it was unsuccessful.
- Gabe Young
- Amanda's 18 year old boyfriend
- Was supposed to be camping with friends at Joshua Tree National Park but was actually partying in Tijuana, Mexico.
- Ethan Yum
- Fingerprint found on a Gameboy near Amanda's body
- Has been previously arrested for sexual battery of a minor as well as illegal sale of firearms.
- Has been a county lifeguard with emergency medical training.
- Has been a client of Care First.
Closing the CaseEdit
Rusty and GusEdit
- During the episode, Rusty is shown to have some relationship problems with his boyfriend Gus when he freaks out when Gus takes his hand in public. Rusty later writes a letter of apology to Gus who takes Rusty's actions as him being uncomfortable with being gay but the two mend their relationship.