The FBI and NYPD band together to save Malcolm from the "Junkyard Killer", aka John Watkins, who Watkins reveals shocking details about his involvement in the camping trip memories that have been plaguing his psyche. Meanwhile, as Gil looks for answers from The Surgeon, Ainsley and Jessica search through their memories of the past, hoping to find some sort of clue as to where Malcolm could be hidden.
Malcolm Bright has a gift that gives him the ability to know how killers think, how their minds work. Why? Back in the '90s, his father was one of the worst, a notorious serial killer called "The Surgeon". That's why Bright is the best criminal psychologist around: murder is the family business. Bright uses his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers, all while dealing with a manipulative mother, annoyingly normal sister, a homicidal father still looking to bond with his prodigal son, and his own constantly evolving neuroses.