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Prodigal SonProdigal Son

TV14 • Drama, Crime • TV Series • 2019

Malcolm Bright is a gifted criminal psychologist, using his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers, all while dealing with a ma...more

Malcolm Bright is a gifted criminal psychologist, using his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers, all while dealing with a ma...more

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1 season available (20 episodes)

1 season available

(20 episodes)

Episode 1


Criminal psychologist Malcolm Bright helps the NYPD solve crimes.
Episode 2


Bright deals with the repercussions of seeing his father for the first time in years.
Episode 3

Fear Response

A drug-induced homicide forces Malcolm to rethink his fears; Gil, Jessica and Ainsley catch wind that Malcolm has been seeing his father again.
Episode 4

Designer Complicity

Malcolm's childhood memories surface; Malcolm, Gil, Dani and JT hunt for a stalker.
Episode 5

The Trip

Malcolm searches the depths of his mind to unravel the mystery of "the girl in the box," but with his night terrors and lack of sleep increasing, his real life becomes more and more of a blur.
Episode 6

All Souls and Sadists

Bright uncovers a photo of himself and Martin from when he was a kid, forcing him to focus on the repressed memories from his childhood.
Episode 7


The NYPD investigates a new "Junkyard Killer," whom Bright suspects has something to do with "The Surgeon."
Episode 8

Family Friend

As the NYPD digs into the "Junkyard Killer" case, Malcolm realizes the main suspect may have had a connection to his father.
Episode 9


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.
Episode 10

Silent Night

In the fall finale, Malcolm goes against the FBI's wishes and continues to investigate the "Junkyard Killer," alongside a disgruntled ex-detective who was once heavily involved in the search for "The Surgeon."
Episode 11

Alone Time

In the winter premiere, the FBI and NYPD band together to save Malcolm from the "Junkyard Killer."
Episode 12

Internal Affairs

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.
Episode 13

Wait and Hope

Malcolm takes a detour from his mandated vacation time when he finds out a killer on the loose is mimicking homicides from one of his favorite children's books, "The Count of Monte Cristo."
Episode 14

Eye of the Needle

Jessica continues to search for more information on the "Girl in the Box," but is confronted by the "Carousel Killer," who has a very public vendetta against the Whitlys.
Episode 15

Death's Door

The NYPD teams up with Edrisa to go under cover at a convention of funeral directors.
Episode 16

The Job

A robbery-turned-murder unites Malcolm with an old friend.
Episode 17

Stranger Beside You

Bright finds his way back to Eve, but can't shake his paranoia that there's more to her than meets the eye.
Episode 18


Jessica reunites with an old friend, socialite Nicholas Endicott (guest star Dermot Mulroney), while Bright and Eve turn to Martin for answers regarding the girl in the box.
Episode 19

The Professionals

Malcolm and Ainsley are convinced there's more to Nicholas Endicott than meets the eye.
Episode 20

Like Father…

Malcolm continues to unravel, as the mystery of the girl in the box comes to a head, in the season finale.

Preview: Watch The Entire Season Of Prodigal Son from "Stranger Beside You"

Edrisa's Big Win

Edrisa's Info Sends Bright and Gil to a Funeral Directors Convention

Freakout Moments: The Ice Pick

Edrisa Hearts Bright

Bright Asks His Father How He Would Kill Him from "Eye of the Needle"

Jessica And Bright Discover A Gruesome Murder On A Carousel from "Eye of the Needle"

The Carousel Killer Calls Ainsley Live On The News from "Eye of the Needle"

Freakout Moments: A Sword Trap

Malcolm's White Suit

Preview: What Are You Asking Me To Do?

RIP Gil's Car from "Wait & Hope"

Gil Agrees To Take Malcolm To The Crime Scene from "Wait & Hope"

Jessica Visits Malcolm Before He Leaves from "Wait & Hope"

Malcolm & The Team Confer With Dr. Whitly from "Wait & Hope"

Malcolm Activates A Bomb from "Wait & Hope"

Martin Has A Dream Where Malcolm Visits Him In Prison from "Wait & Hope"

Young Malcolm Bright

Gil Realizes Malcolm Shouldn't Be Working

Jessica Hires A Nurse For Malcolm

Malcolm Gets A Psych Evaluation

Freakout Moments: Malcolm's Hand

Malcolm Has Been Taken By The Junkyard Killer from "Alone Time"

The Junkyard Killer Wants To Work With Malcolm from "Alone Time"

Preview: Watch The Fall's #1 New Show Anytime from "Alone Time"

Malcolm Finds A Startling Clue

The FBI Sends In A Team To Work The Junkyard Killer Case

Jessica Berates Ainsley For The Interview

Dark Humor: Gleeful & Twisted

Do You Trust Malcolm Bright?

Jessica Finds Out The Girl In The Box Was Real

Malcolm & The Team Investigate The Crime Scene

Malcolm Goes Undercover

Bottom Line: Catch The Bad Guy

Preview: Only One Episode Left Until Fall Finale from "Family Friend"

Preview: Time To Return The Favor from "Family Friend"

Control: A Need For A Serial Killer

Gil & Malcolm Find The Killer's Secret Hideaway from "Family Friend"

Jessica Apologizes To Eve For Being Out Of Sorts from "Family Friend"

Malcolm Talks To An Ominous Stranger from "Family Friend"

Ainsley Interviews Dr. Whitly

Hard Candy: Everything's Going To Be Okay

Jessica Has Concerns About Ainsley's Interview

Malcolm & Gil Realize There's A New Serial Killer

The Team Finds A Dead Body In The Junkyard

Ainsley Asks Martin For An Interview

Jessica Forbids Ainsley From Interviewing Martin

Malcolm Analyzes The Crime Scene

Malcolm Has A Hallucination Of His Father

Freakout Moment: Someone Cut Out The Tongue


Dani Takes Care Of Malcolm from "All Souls and Sadists"

Gil Brings Malcolm To The Crime Scene

Malcolm Needs Homicides To Solve To Feel Calm

Malcolm Asks If His Mother Knew His Father Was A Serial Killer from "Designer Complicity"

Malcolm Suspects Jessica Was Complicit With The Murders from "Designer Complicity"

Fact or Fiction: What's Real?

Freakout Moments: He's Missing His Brain

Martin Gives His Son A Call from "Fear Response"

Martin Throws Himself Out The Window from "Fear Response"

Freakout Moments: He Chopped Off A Hand

Ainsley Finds Out Bright Has Been Seeing His Father

Bright Receives A Phone Call From Martin from "Annihilator"

Bright Talks About His Night Terrors from "Annihilator"

Bright Visits The Crime Scene from "Annihilator"

A Fractured Family

Malcolm Bright: He's One Of Us

Dani & Bright Meet JT At The Crime Scene

Gil & Bright Talk About The Quartet

Gil Brings Bright To The Crime Scene

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