The Closer

10 Best Episodes of The Closer - Season 6

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the wrong way, but her reputation as one of the world's best interrogator eventually wins over even her toughest critics.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

PPS: I will admit that parts of this page was written with the help of AI - it makes my work so much easier to not start from a blank page!

The Closer - S6E15

#15 - An Ugly Game (Season 6 - Episode 15)

The routine arrest of a crack addict exposes a questionable rehab facility and leads Brenda and her squad on a race to find a missing young woman. The case leads Gabriel to question Brenda’s judgment and Fritz to reveal to Brenda the some ugly truths about his past.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 150 votes.

The Closer - S6E13

#14 - Living Proof (1) (Season 6 - Episode 13)


Brenda's holiday plans change suddenly when a man is attacked by a knife-wielding assailant who is accidentally run over and killed by the police officer responding to the 911 calls. Brenda & Fritz receive a huge surprise for Christmas from Brenda's parents.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 143 votes.

The Closer - S6E12

#13 - High Crimes (Season 6 - Episode 12)

Chief of Police Tommy Delk (guest star Courtney B. Vance) assigns Major Crimes a seemingly minor case involving the armed robbery of several medical marijuana dispensaries. But when one of the robberies turns into a murder, the case becomes a test of Brenda’s readiness to move up in the department.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 147 votes.

The Closer - S6E6

#12 - Off The Hook (Season 6 - Episode 6)


After a parole board member is viciously murdered during a panicked phone call with Sgt. Gabriel, Pope announces an overreaching plan to boost the police department’s image. His plan, however, hinges on Brenda first being able to solve the crime.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 145 votes.

The Closer - S6E9

#11 - Last Woman Standing (Season 6 - Episode 9)

Brenda's next case has her investigating the brutal murder of an actress who was dating through an online service, unfortunately the case takes a backseat because Brenda has an interview with the mayor for the next chief of police. Brenda still has second thoughts about whether she'd like the job.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 149 votes.

The Closer - S6E7

#10 - Jump the Gun (Season 6 - Episode 7)


A bank robbery supposedly committed by a known gang of thieves leaves a security guard dead. It also leaves a lot of unanswered questions about the prime suspects and why this latest robbery doesn't fit their regular pattern. Meanwhile, Pope gets some news about his chances at becoming the city's police chief.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 146 votes.

The Closer - S6E3

#9 - In Custody (Season 6 - Episode 3)

While investigating a suspicious suicide, the squad wades into a nasty child-custody dispute between a dying man and his meth-addicted ex-wife. Meanwhile, Pope applies for the police chief job, but Brenda might have something to say about whether or not he gets it.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 152 votes.

The Closer - S6E4

#8 - Layover (Season 6 - Episode 4)


Provenza once again finds himself in a professionally embarrassing situation when he discovers a dead body in the condo of a flight attendant he picked up while extraditing a prisoner.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 143 votes.

The Closer - S6E1

#7 - The Big Bang (Season 6 - Episode 1)

After a man is murdered while taking pictures of the stars from his balcony, the squad suspects the crime is somehow connected to the woman with whom he was having an affair. But their investigation is hindered by a missing murder weapon, as well as the difficult adjustment of moving into a new office.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 146 votes.

The Closer - S6E8

#6 - War Zone (Season 6 - Episode 8)


In a case that could carry national security implications, three soldiers are gunned down outside an LA club two days after returning home from duty in Afghanistan. Brenda’s investigation puts her on a collision course with Major Edward Dorset (guest star Gary Cole), a military liaison officer.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 158 votes.

The Closer - S6E11

#5 - Old Money (Season 6 - Episode 11)

One of Brenda's detectives is ambushed on the street, and the main clue to figuring out the motive behind the attack is a garbage bag containing more than $37,500. The investigation then turns into a race to clear the detective's name over allegations of witness tampering.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 148 votes.

The Closer - S6E10

#4 - Executive Order (Season 6 - Episode 10)


The murder of two paramedics leads the LAPD and the FBI on separate investigations on a case that could be the precursor to a major terrorist attack. But Brenda fights to remain a step ahead, even though she's forced to work with the counter-terrorism unit's Chief Tommy Delk, who happens to be one of Brenda's fellow finalists for the job of Chief of Police.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 144 votes.

The Closer - S6E5

#3 - Heart Attack (Season 6 - Episode 5)

At the request of Detective Mikki Mendoza, the squad becomes involved in investigating a series of brutal murders that indicate a Mexican drug cartel may have moved into the city.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 138 votes.

The Closer - S6E2

#2 - Help Wanted (Season 6 - Episode 2)


Capt. Raydor (special guest Mary McDonnell) accompanies Brenda on an investigation involving the disappearance of a nanny working for close friends of the mayor. Meanwhile, Raydor’s real purpose in taking part in the investigation could have big career implications for Brenda.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 159 votes.

The Closer - S6E14

#1 - Living Proof (2) (Season 6 - Episode 14)

Brenda finds she has another victim and later learns that her parents have been robbed and the Christmas gifts stolen from the RV. The investigation has to continue through Christmas day.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 143 votes.

Search for TV shows...

About Series with Sophie

Welcome to our community!

We are a community of women who are passionate about our favorite series and want to share that passion with others.

Our mission is to create a space where women can discover new content, connect with like-minded individuals, and engage in meaningful discussions about the series we love.

We believe that everyone should have access to reliable and trustworthy information about their favorite shows, and we strive to be the premier destination for women seeking that information. Whether you're looking for recaps, fan theories, or just want to connect with other fans, we've got you covered.

So join us and be a part of our growing community of series enthusiasts!