Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.7  (14,547)

In this crime drama series, a psychologist works to help the police track down criminals. He's got plenty of sordid stuff in his family, though, including a serial killer father, a demented mother, and journalist sister. Tom Payne, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Halston Sage star.

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Sun and Fun
12. Sun and Fun
May 11, 2021
As the search intensifies for a serial killer on the run, so does Malcolm's tenacity, causing U.S. Marshal Emily Ruiz to kick him off the case. However, Malcolm doesn't back down that easily.
You Can Run...
11. You Can Run...
May 4, 2021
After a terrifying incident at Claremont, Malcolm is in a race against time to track down multiple killers. The NYPD realizes someone close to home might be the key to finding them.
Exit Strategy
10. Exit Strategy
April 27, 2021
As Malcolm distances himself from Martin, Jessica does the opposite, diving head-first into the past for the sake of her tell-all book. Meanwhile, Martin is desperate to get in touch with his son ahead of his imminent plans, as Dr. Vivian Capshaw grows increasingly suspicious. Meanwhile, the NYPD investigates a crime of passion.
The Killabustas
9. The Killabustas
April 20, 2021
Despite Gil's fatherly concerns, Bright throws himself into a new case involving an escalating killer that has Edrisa's online vigilante group, known as the "Killabustas," trying to stop him. Meanwhile, Jessica realizes that she must dive deep into her past traumas in order to write a book and may need Gil's help to do it. Then, Martin's relationship with Dr. Capshaw intensifies.
Ouroboros
8. Ouroboros
April 13, 2021
When world-famous Europol profiler Simon Hoxley shows up in New York and claims that Major Crimes' current case is connected to the discovery of Endicott's body overseas, Bright fears he and Ainsley's secret is about to be exposed. Meanwhile, Martin gets to know Dr. Vivian Capshaw.
Face Value
7. Face Value
March 2, 2021
Malcolm, still reeling from the latest events with Ainsley, focuses on the next case, in which a famous plastic surgeon is murdered. Meanwhile, Martin gets a new job working in the infirmary with resident MD Dr. Vivian Capshaw. Then, Jessica is surprised to learn her younger sister is in town.
Head Case
6. Head Case
February 16, 2021
While the team investigates the murder of an architect who was tasked with renovating a supposedly haunted hotel, Bright is knocked out and falls into an elevator shaft. Trapped and unconscious, he imagines an alternate reality that finds him leading a semi-normal life in which his father, who is not a serial killer, helps him solve the case.
Bad Manners
5. Bad Manners
February 9, 2021
Malcolm and Ainsley both race to find the killer in the so-called "Debutante Slayings," but Ainsley's persistence has Malcolm worried about what her actual motive might be. While Martin is thrilled to see his daughter's passion in the field, Jessica suggests she and Ainsley take a vacation. Meanwhile, JT meets with his union rep to decide if he should file an official complaint against the cop who discriminated against him.
Take Your Father to Work Day
4. Take Your Father to Work Day
February 2, 2021
Martin is delighted when a murder at Claremont Psychiatric brings the NYPD into his territory, allowing him direct involvement with one of Malcolm's cases. While working the same job, Ainsley's suspicion grows when she feels Malcolm may be hiding something from her. All the while, Malcolm and Ainsley must dodge their mother, who's wondering why they got rid of her favorite rug.
Alma Mater
3. Alma Mater
January 26, 2021
When the headmaster of Bright's alma mater is found murdered, he is forced to face a troubling secret from his past. Meanwhile, Jessica struggles with her decision to end things with Gil, Martin grows closer to Friar Pete and JT eagerly anticipates the birth of his baby.
Speak of the Devil
2. Speak of the Devil
January 19, 2021
When a priest is found murdered in his place of worship, Bright grapples with its effect on his own trauma. Martin, trying to help with the case, consults his fellow inmate, Friar Pete, whom he learns is keeping a secret of his own. Meanwhile, Ainsley grows worried that Jessica is keeping something from her regarding her relationship with Gil. And Dani, Gil and Malcolm rally behind JT, urging him to speak to his union rep about the discrimination he's been facing.
It's All in the Execution
1. It's All in the Execution
January 12, 2021
Bright finds his personal life in disarray after his sister's shocking actions in the Season One finale. Now, he has to "take care" of her and protect his mother, Jessica, from a secret that could tear the family apart all over again. To distract himself, Malcolm takes on a new case and must find the killer behind a recent beheading in the city.. and the only person he can turn to for help with the case is his father. Meanwhile, Martin returns to Claremont to a surprise new roommate and JT faces discrimination while on the job.
Killer Genes
101. Killer Genes
December 21, 2020
PRODIGAL SON follows Malcolm Bright (Tom Payne), a criminal profiler with a rare talent for getting inside the minds of killers. He learned how they think because his father, Dr. Martin Whitly (Michael Sheen), was a notorious serial killer known as The Surgeon. Now he's using his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve their most puzzling murders. Bright's team, led by his longtime mentor, NYPD Lieutenant Gil Arroyo (Lou Diamond Phillips), includes Detectives Dani Powell (Aurora Perrineau), Jt Tarmel (Frank Harts), and medical examiner Dr. Edrisa Tanaka (Keiko Agena). Season Two picks up with Bright's personal life in disarray after his sister Ainsley's (Halston Sage) shocking actions in the Season One finale. Now, he has to "take care" of her and protect his mother Jessica Whitly (Bellamy Young) from a secret that could tear the family apart all over again!
Father & Son Solving Crimes
Father & Son Solving Crimes

Trailer - 30 sec

Prodigal Son
Prodigal Son

Trailer - 2 min 23 sec

Every Killer Has Their Signature
Every Killer Has Their Signature

Trailer - 2 min 5 sec

Having A Serial Killer As A Father
Having A Serial Killer As A Father

Trailer - 30 sec

He Will Destroy You
He Will Destroy You

Trailer - 1 min

Description

In this crime drama series, a psychologist works to help the police track down criminals. He's got plenty of sordid stuff in his family, though, including a serial killer father, a demented mother, and journalist sister. Tom Payne, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Halston Sage star.Prodigal Son is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (33 episodes). The series first aired on September 23, 2019.

Where to Watch Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son is available for streaming on the FOX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Prodigal Son on demand at Apple TV+, HBO Max, Amazon, Hulu, FOX, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 23, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (14,547)