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Without a Trace Season 1

Without a Trace Season 1


Find people's missing loved ones as Jack and his companions start to unravel some bizarre missing-person mysteries. After learning that Samantha was shot to death and might be gravely hurt in a hostage situation, the crew must navigate several perils as they attempt to strategize. For Sam to receive assistance, Jack strikes a deal with Berry. Jack then steps in and assumes Sam's position.

air date

September. 26,2002

production companies

CBS Studios, Warner Bros. Television, CBS Productions

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Without a Trace Season 1 Episode Guide


S1 E1 Pilot

Sep. 26,2002

Maggie Cartwright appears to have simply walked away from every thing in her life, having left everything of hers behind. Later a ransom note appears on her mother's email list demanding a million dollars for her safe return.

Birthday Boy

S1 E2 Birthday Boy

Oct. 03,2002

Eleven-year-old Gabe Freedman is separated from his father on the subway to Yankee Stadium.

He Saw, She Saw

S1 E3 He Saw, She Saw

Oct. 10,2002

Four different witnesses claim that a woman was abducted from a mall parking lot while her husband was standing just yards away with his back turned to her.

Between the Cracks

S1 E4 Between the Cracks

Oct. 17,2002

Nineteen-year-old model Eve Cleary disappears and it turns out that there are very few people who actually knew her.


S1 E5 Suspect

Oct. 24,2002

After telling his mother, he wanted to leave school for good, seventeen year old Andy Deaver vanishes from his private boarding school, last seen by it's headmaster, Graham Spaulding.

Silent Partner

S1 E6 Silent Partner

Oct. 31,2002

Patrick Kent, a Vice-President of a New York investment-banking firm, vanishes from a San Diego airport, only leaving behind two empty suitcases.

Snatch Back

S1 E7 Snatch Back

Nov. 07,2002

Abby, the three-year-old daughter of ADA Angela Buckman and her NYU lecturer husband Matthew, vanishes while in the park with her nanny.

Little Big Man

S1 E8 Little Big Man

Nov. 14,2002

After a confrontation with a local bully, foster teen William Hope disappears leaving his job at a burger restaurant late at night.

In Extremis

S1 E9 In Extremis

Nov. 21,2002

Third-year-resident Anwar Samir vanishes from the hospital he works in. Because of his Saudi-Arabian background, suspicions of terrorist links arise.

Midnight Sun

S1 E10 Midnight Sun

Dec. 12,2002

When a man leaves his home in the morning with his daughter to take her to school and then to open his dry-cleaning store, but they both of they never make it there .

Maple Street

S1 E11 Maple Street

Jan. 09,2003

Annie Miller disappears on her way to school. The group looks into her disappearance, with their suspects ranging from the local mayor, to Annie's godfather, all the way to a young man working for the father of her best friend. Twenty-four hours after Annie's disappearance, her best friend Siobhan Arintero also vanishes, leaving only a collection of videos to help find the two girls.

Underground Railroad

S1 E12 Underground Railroad

Jan. 16,2003

Jack and the team search for a pregnant woman, Kathy Dobson, who disappeared from a hospital before being told that she has serious complications. As the detectives race against time to find Kathy, their investigation gradually reveals that Kathy's seemingly happy life actually hasn't been going very well. She is eight-and-a-half months pregnant and, under the tight control of her husband Paul, has withdrawn from her family and friends. Paul's brother Ritchie, who has been following Kathy and providing Paul with addresses she visits, lists a woman who may be affiliated with an ""underground railroad"" that helps battered women. When the team members find the woman, they learn that she has been assaulted by Paul—but she still refuses to lead them to Kathy.

Hang On to Me

S1 E13 Hang On to Me

Jan. 30,2003

Chet Collins has been searching for his son since the boy was kidnapped four years earlier on a camping trip, and is the one case that Jack has never been able to forget. When Chet disappears, leaving behind only his wedding ring and the mountains of debt he had accumulated in his search, Jack will go to any lengths to find Collins and save him from himself.

The Friendly Skies

S1 E14 The Friendly Skies

Feb. 06,2003

The team investigate a disappearance of a flight attendant who may have been having a relationship with one of the pilot's.

There Goes the Bride

S1 E15 There Goes the Bride

Feb. 20,2003

A bride disappears at her own wedding and suspicions of kidnapping. Meanwhile, the team explores the relationship between the newlyweds, who were lived together for a little while.

Clare de Lune

S1 E16 Clare de Lune

Feb. 27,2003

A girl vanishes from a psychiatric hospital, and it appears she may have escaped with a staff member. Then the team learns of a troubling incident from her past that may hold the key to her disappearance.

Kam Li

S1 E17 Kam Li

Mar. 13,2003

They search for a retired U.S. Army officer who has disappeared right after a dinner that was given in his honor by former members of his Vietnam platoon

The Source

S1 E18 The Source

Apr. 03,2003

Delia , a television reporter, disappears in the middle of the investigation of a nightclub owner who is a suspected drug dealer. They also discovers that Delia was working on the case of a murderer on death row who she thought was innocent, and who might be linked to an assistant district attorney working with Jack on the case.

Victory for Humanity

S1 E19 Victory for Humanity

Apr. 10,2003

They search for a young high-school teacher who disappeared after a night class in the Bronx, turning up contradictory information about the subject.

No Mas

S1 E20 No Mas

Apr. 24,2003

The team find themselves up against the ropes as multiple mysteries arise in the case of a boxer. Dante Jones disappears moments before a bout with a $500,000 purse that which could have made him a title contender. Jack suspects it's stunt, but Vivian, a Jones fan, can't believe that the charity-loving, straight-arrow fighter would go doewn that low road. The search goes in a new direction when his younger brother who he is always bailing out of trouble, vanishes. Then it's learned he has made 2 million dollers in the past five years,but he only has $6000 in his bank account.

Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been?

S1 E21 Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been?

May. 01,2003

Jack's methods for investigation of child molester could result in the case being kicked out of court. Then on top of that, the Office of Professional Responsibility decides to investigate the team, but their real target is Jack

Fall Out (1)

S1 E22 Fall Out (1)

May. 08,2003

With the aftershocks of Sept. 11 and man named Barry , who lost his wife that day and then his job soon after. The man lashes out at her former boss an employment-agency owner. Blaming her for his wife's death and his own failure to find a job, Barry kidnaps the woman for ransom.Then he demands the money be exchanged at a bookstore, but when the cash is delivers Berry is provoked and takes the store's patrons hostage. Among them is Samantha,and given Jack's affection for her complicates the negotiations.

Fall Out (2)

S1 E23 Fall Out (2)

May. 15,2003

When the team tries to plot a strategy after they find out that Samantha has been shot and that she might be critically injured in the hostage crisis situation. Jack makes a deal with Berry so that Sam can get help and Jack goes in there and takes Sam's place.

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Cast of Without a Trace Season 1

Anthony LaPaglia

Jack Malone

Poppy Montgomery

Samantha Spade

Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Vivian Johnson

Enrique Murciano

Danny Taylor

Roselyn Sánchez

Elena Delgado

Eric Close

Martin Fitzgerald