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Backstrom is a one hour dramady television series starring Rainn WIlson in the title role. Backstrom is a homicide detective in Portland, Oregon who uses a unique approach when it comes to working his cases. He is also a bitter alcoholic who lacks any faith in humanity. Backstrom is a Crime, Drama series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on January 22, 2015. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4.

Backstrom is available for streaming on the FOX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Backstrom on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

1 Season, 13 Episodes
January 22, 2015
Crime, Drama
Cast: Rainn Wilson
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Backstrom Full Episode Guide

  • When the body of a Native American is discovered under a bridge, Amy's new boyfriend volunteers to be part of the investigation. Backstrom is faced with a difficult decision.

  • Dante Trippi is murdered and left on Backstrom's doorstep. The investigation is complicated by Valentine's inability to tell the truth.

  • The team investigates a death at a performance art festival and must sift through numerous potential suspects.

  • The team investigates the death of a young female sex surrogate.

  • The team investigates after a witness in a drug investigation escapes from rehab and is found dead.

  • The team investigates when a hit-and-run leaves a wealthy woman dead.

  • Backstrom and his team collaborate with his estranged father in their effort to catch a suspected eco-terrorist.

  • Beckstrom investigates the death of a Chinese fortune teller.

  • The team works against the clock to save a teenage girl who has been abducted by an evasive online predator.

  • When a prominent member of Portland's LGBT community is killed, Backstrom declares the case a hate crime, and the investigation takes an unsuspected turn.

  • Backstrom and his team investigate when a youth pastor is found murdered at a church.

  • Arson investigator Samantha Orland calls upon the Special Crimes Unit for help with a case that gets escalated to attempted murder when a serial arsonist's most recent fire involves a family. Although all evidence points to a local fire artist, Backstrom is positive their arsonist is someone they least suspect. The investigation takes a turn when the team discovers evidence missing from the crime scene and Backstrom suspects someone insides the investigation. Meanwhile, Backstrom gets tormented by childhood neighbors who stole something very special from him when he was younger and Valentine helps Niedermayer recover stolen evidence.

  • In the series premiere, the death of a senator's son is initially ruled a suicide. Further investigation reveals it was murder. Rainn Wilson stars as Detective Everett Backstrom.

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