Macy (Miguel Ferrer) takes Jordan (Jill Hennessy) to the hospital for her extremely risky brain surgery that will hopefully save her life. As he waits at the hospital, everyone else tries to keep busy in the morgue to avoid worrying more about Jordan.
Macy (Miguel Ferrer) and the rest of the coroners decide to take turns helping care for Jordan (Jill Hennessy) after her brain surgery. When Bug (Ravi Kapoor) does not show up at Jordan's to relieve Woody, (Jerry O'Connell) Nigel (Steve Valentine) gets angry and then realizes something is wrong. Woody and Nigel begin to investigate and find out that Homeland Security has taken him into custody and are accusing him of being a terrorist.
The unsolved 1977 case involving the death of Philadelphia doorman Mike Cahill is reopened when Rush and Valens try to link his murder to a serial killer about to be released from prison due to a legal technicality.