Season 1 of Absentia consists of 10 episodes and premiered on September 25, 2016.

Plot overview Edit

The series tells the story of FBI agent Emily Byrne (Stana Katic) who, while hunting one of Boston’s most notorious serial killers, disappears without a trace and is declared dead.

Six years later, she is found in a cabin in the woods, barely alive and with no memory of the years she was missing. Returning home to learn that her husband (Patrick Heusinger) has remarried and her son is being raised by another woman, she soon finds herself implicated in a new series of murders.

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Episodes Edit

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Comeback 1 1 Comeback Oded Ruskin Gaia Violo
After years of assuming FBI Agent Emily Byrne was a possible victim of serial killer Conrad Harlow, she is miraculously returned to her family. Emily, however, has to struggle with the mysteries of her captivity and the fact that everyone has moved on without her.
Reset 2 2 Reset Oded Ruskin Matt Cirulnick
Emily’s alleged serial killer, Conrad Harlow, is being released from jail, and Emily has not come close to solving the mystery of her kidnapping and time in captivity. As Emily struggles to return to normal life, a witness turns up and reinforces the suspicions of Emily. Emily denies the suspicions and is sure the witness is lying and was forced into making a false statement.
The Emily Show 3 3 The Emily Show Oded Ruskin Elaina Perpelitt
When the testifying witness against Emily is murdered, all signs suggest that the murder was committed by Emily. While Tommy Gibbs and the Boston Police Chief are accusing Emily, she and Nick look for an FBI agent who forced the witness to lie. For Emily, there is suspicion that this agent is the one responsible for her abduction.
Me You Him Me 4 4 Me You Him Me Oded Ruskin Antoinette Stella
The evidence against Emily is too much for the FBI and Boston Police Department to ignore, so they ask her to turn herself in. In the midst of chaos, old feelings come to the surface between Nick and Emily. Emily decides she would rather flee and try to solve the mystery that is ruining her life.
Dig 5 5 Dig Oded Ruskin Kate Powers
The hunt for Emily intensifies when one of the FBI’s own agents is found murdered, leading Nick to question everything about Emily and her return.
Nobody's Innocent 6 6 Nobody's Innocent Oded Ruskin Matt Cirulnick
After narrowly escaping from the authorities, Emily returns to Boston to find that the only person who can help her may be the one seeking to destroy her.
A & B 7 7 A & B Oded Ruskin Antoinette Stella
Armed with new information surrounding her abduction, Emily’s investigation leads to her childhood – while Nick faces another tragedy.
Brave Boy 8 8 Brave Boy Oded Ruskin Elaina Perpelitt
While Emily edges closer to solving the mystery of her abduction, Nick is a man on fire, searching for Alice and Flynn – will their investigations destroy them?
Child's Play 9 9 Child's Play Oded Ruskin Kate Powers
With Nick and Tommy hot on her heels, Emily gets a critical lead from Jack that takes her back to where it all started.
Original Sin 10 10 Original Sin Oded Ruskin Matthew Cirulnick
Emily’s present and past collide in a climactic showdown – can she save Alice and Flynn and finally prove her innocence?

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