Without A Trace

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  • TV-14
  • 2002
  • 7 Seasons
  • 6.9  (18,646)

Without A Trace is an American TV series about a missing persons unit in the FBI. This FBI unit is in New York City and is headed by Jack Malone. The other members of his unit are Vivian Johnson, Samantha Spade, Martin Fitzgerald, Elena Delgado and Danny Taylor. Each episode is structured as a police procedural. The team is informed about a person who has disappeared under mysterious circumstances with the added concern for the person's well-being. In the process of investigating the case itself, the team uncovers the all the secrets of the missing person and the people in the victim's sphere. They are often successful in finding the individual they are searching for, but that person is usually left to deal with uncovered criminal behavior or secret relationships that need to be explained to loved ones. We also get to know about the members of the investigating team. Jack Malone, played by Anthony LaPaglia, goes through a divorce with his wife, an attorney, when he is unable to successfully balance work and family. His struggles continue as he tries to maintain a relationship with his two daughters. Samantha Spade, played by Poppy Montgomery, is a single woman. She was raised by a single mother who struggled to deal with her daughter's rebellious determination to make her own life. Vivian Johnson, played by Marianne Jean-Baptiste, is a married agent who also struggles to balance work and family. She has the additional problem of dealing with a heart condition. Danny Taylor, played by Enrique Murciano, comes from a troubled background that helped lead his brother into criminal activities. Martin Fitzgerald, played by Eric Close, comes from a family of political connections. His challenge is to prove his family connections didn't get him where he is. Elena Delgado, played by Roselyn Sanchez, is a single mother with a background as a police officer. The team's lives intertwine in a number of ways that are both professional and personal as the series progresses.

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Undertow
24. Undertow
May 19, 2009
After a late night dive, a man disappears and the team tries to determine the cause of his disappearance. Meanwhile, Danny and Elena prepare to take the next step in their relationship.
True
23. True
May 12, 2009
After Hannah's boyfriend disappears from Chicago along the way to New York, Jack hesitates to assign the team on his case.
Devotion
22. Devotion
May 5, 2009
A teen, last seen on video being agitated around her abductor, goes missing, and the team must do all they can to find her before its too late!
Labyrinths
21. Labyrinths
April 28, 2009
The team looks for a missing journalist after her hardcore exposes are published on an on-line magazine. They begin to suspect a politician, the subject of one of her latest entries. Meanwhile, Brian remains in Sam and Finn's life.
Hard Landing
20. Hard Landing
April 14, 2009
The team has to find a billionaire's son who disappears while piloting a plane.
Heartbeats
19. Heartbeats
April 7, 2009
The team has a lengthy list of suspects in the disappearance of a Russian matchmaker.
Daylight
18. Daylight
March 31, 2009
The team believes that the past of a missing psychologist's brother might have played a role in his disappearance. Martin's relationship with Kim takes a spicy turn.
Voir Dire
17. Voir Dire
March 17, 2009
A trial consultant goes missing and the team narrows down the list of suspects as they investigate her disappearance. Martin may develop personal feelings towards a juror on a trial the missing person was recently involved in. Sam & Jack learn to deal with Brian spending more time with Finn.
Skeletons
16. Skeletons
February 17, 2009
A woman and her infant go missing after she attends a self-defense class. The team tries to determine if any foul play is involved.
Chameleon
15. Chameleon
February 10, 2009
A man faking his identity and posing as a college student disappears and the team must decipher his secrets in order to find him.
Friends and Neighbors
14. Friends and Neighbors
February 3, 2009
The team searches for someone who abducted two neighbors from their homes. The case twists and turns when the agents learn the identity of the kidnapper.
Once Lost
13. Once Lost
January 27, 2009
Elena's former partner goes missing following a sting. As the investigation continues, Elena must face her own past in order to find her friend.
Believe Me
12. Believe Me
January 13, 2009
The team searches for Elena's former partner, an undercover cop who goes missing after a sting. During the investigation, Elena is forced to face the repercussions of her own past actions as she races to find her friend.
Wanted
11. Wanted
January 6, 2009
The team believes they're investigating a custodial kidnapping case after a teen, last seen with her mother, vanishes. But the case turns ominous when the agents discover the teenager has a secret life. Meanwhile, Jack and Samantha's relationship hits a speed bump.
Cloudy with a Chance of Gettysburg
10. Cloudy with a Chance of Gettysburg
December 16, 2008
The FBI team tries to find a television weatherman who goes missing after showing up to work bleeding from his side.
Push Comes to Shove
9. Push Comes to Shove
December 2, 2008
The team must decide whether or not a doctor's past is a factor in her disappearance from the hospital just after helping a patient.
Better Angels
8. Better Angels
November 25, 2008
Jack and Samantha head to Los Angeles to look into the disappearance of a man who vanished after attending a funeral.
Rewind
7. Rewind
November 18, 2008
Our squad discovers a shocking truth during an investigation of a missing paraplegic recently injured in a car accident. The team also continues to adjust to "normal" without Agent Medina and with Jack back at the head.
Live to Regret
6. Live to Regret
November 11, 2008
A bank manager disappears and the team uncover a dark secret during their investigations. Jack returns to his rightful place as head of the department.
Rise and Fall
5. Rise and Fall
October 28, 2008
Martin is left to handle a MP case while the rest of the team must divert attention to a child kidnapping at the mall.
True/False
4. True/False
October 21, 2008
The team investigates when the teenage son of a Secret Service agent disappears and discovers a long festering secret that set in motion a deadly chain of events.
Cloudy With a Chance of Gettysburg
3. Cloudy With a Chance of Gettysburg
October 14, 2008
A white-collar criminal disappears before he can testify against a former business partner.
Push Come The Shove
2. Push Come The Shove
September 30, 2008
The CSIs are called to investigate when an executive at a clothing company is kidnapped during a rooftop party.
Closure
1. Closure
September 23, 2008
The team searches for a missing man whose daughter went missing several years earlier, which makes the team wonder if his need to help another couple with a missing child is connected to his own disappearance. Meanwhile, Jack must adjust to life with a new boss.
Description

Without A Trace is an American TV series about a missing persons unit in the FBI. This FBI unit is in New York City and is headed by Jack Malone. The other members of his unit are Vivian Johnson, Samantha Spade, Martin Fitzgerald, Elena Delgado and Danny Taylor.

Each episode is structured as a police procedural. The team is informed about a person who has disappeared under mysterious circumstances with the added concern for the person's well-being. In the process of investigating the case itself, the team uncovers the all the secrets of the missing person and the people in the victim's sphere. They are often successful in finding the individual they are searching for, but that person is usually left to deal with uncovered criminal behavior or secret relationships that need to be explained to loved ones.

We also get to know about the members of the investigating team. Jack Malone, played by Anthony LaPaglia, goes through a divorce with his wife, an attorney, when he is unable to successfully balance work and family. His struggles continue as he tries to maintain a relationship with his two daughters. Samantha Spade, played by Poppy Montgomery, is a single woman. She was raised by a single mother who struggled to deal with her daughter's rebellious determination to make her own life. Vivian Johnson, played by Marianne Jean-Baptiste, is a married agent who also struggles to balance work and family. She has the additional problem of dealing with a heart condition. Danny Taylor, played by Enrique Murciano, comes from a troubled background that helped lead his brother into criminal activities. Martin Fitzgerald, played by Eric Close, comes from a family of political connections. His challenge is to prove his family connections didn't get him where he is. Elena Delgado, played by Roselyn Sanchez, is a single mother with a background as a police officer. The team's lives intertwine in a number of ways that are both professional and personal as the series progresses.

Without A Trace is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (160 episodes). The series first aired on September 26, 2002.

Where to Watch Without A Trace

Without A Trace is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Without A Trace on demand at HBO Max, Amazon, The Roku Channel Free, Google Play, Apple TV and IMDb TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 26, 2002
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (18,646)