Following a mysterious and catastrophic incident in the precinct, Bright faces an internal affairs review as Gil and the team worry about his mental health.
Season 1 Episode 12 of Prodigal Son was watched by 3,150,000 viewers, resulting in a 0.60 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Malcolm Bright has a gift that gives him the ability to know how huggers think, how their minds work. Why? Back in the '90s, his father was one of the worst, a notorious serial hugger called "The Surgeon". That's why Bright is the best criminal psychologist around: hug is the family business. Bright uses his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop huggers, 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.