In Plain Sight is a USA Network cable TV series drama which revolves around Mary Shannon, a sexy yet formidable U.S. Marshal whose job is to ensure the safety of people in the Federal Witness Relocation Program as they attempt to start new lives in the Southwest. Helping on the job is Mary's fellow marshal, Marshall Mann, who isn't a lot of help, however, when it comes to Mary's high-maintenance mother, Jinx, and sister, Brandi.
The series premiered on June 1, 2008 and concluded on May 4, 2012 after running five successful seasons.
Episode Summary: When a celebrity gossip columnist is murdered, Deputy Marshall Mary Shannon's investigation into suspect Frank Chess leads her to Logan and Wheeler in New York.
1.01 (#1) Pilot
U.S. Marshal Mary Shannon of the Witness Protection Program tries to solve the murder of a mobster's son who was under her watch. Meanwhile, she must deal with her dysfunctional family on her birthday.
June 1, 2008
1.02 (#2) Hoosier Daddy
Mary must protect a drug dealer's young son, who has been adopted by another WITSEC family, after the dad sues for custody upon his release from prison.
June 8, 2008
1.03 (#3) Never the Bride
Mary poses as a bridesmaid to protect a diamond smuggler who planned a high-profile wedding while in the program.
June 15, 2008
1.04 (#4) Trojan Horst
Marshall and Mary are stranded in the desert with a prisoner after hit men sabotage their vehicle, wounding Marshall in the process.
June 22, 2008
1.05 (#5) Who Shot Jay Arnstein?
An art dealer under Mary's watch is shot, and the suspects include his mistress and his wife, who supposedly is unaware of the other woman.
June 29, 2008
1.06 (#6) High Priced Spread
Brothers in the program run into trouble when one of them, a college basketball star, develops a dangerous gambling habit.
July 6, 2008
1.07 (#7) Iris Doesn't Live Here Anymore
An arrogant doctor and his family must move after his daughter witnesses a gang shooting, and the stress of adjusting to living in the program threatens to tear the once close-knit clan apart.
July 13, 2008
1.08 (#8) Don of the Dead
Mary loses a witness in a car accident and investigates if the event was related to his former life.
July 20, 2008
1.09 (#9) Good Cop, Dead Cop
A one-night stand with a witness comes back to haunt Mary when he's accused of murder.
July 27, 2008
1.10 (#10) To Serge with Love
Mary's witness Natasha tries to settle in to her new life but hits a roadblock when she learns her boyfriend is also in the program.
August 3, 2008
1.11 (#11) Stan by Me
Mary and Brandi's boyfriend Chuck are abducted in separate incidents, leading the Feds to believe there is a connection between the cases.
August 10, 2008
1.12 (#12) A Fine Meth
Mary fears for her job after Brandi's involvement with drug trafficking is revealed. Meanwhile, Stan and Marshall take on a special assignment.
August 17, 2008
2.01 (#13) Gilted Lily
A witness's death pulls Mary out of administrative leave. While working on the case, she also must cope with her post-traumatic stress disorder.
April 19, 2009
2.02 (#14) In My Humboldt Opinion
Mary tries to secure the testimony of a drug mastermind who controls his severe anxiety by getting high.
April 26, 2009
2.03 (#15) A Stand-Up Triple
A witness has trouble handling her three wild kids, so Mary steps in to help.
May 3, 2009
2.04 (#16) Rubble with a Cause
A witness is injured and trapped in a building collapse, leaving him vulnerable to a sniper waiting nearby.
May 10, 2009
2.05 (#17) Aguna Matatala
An Orthodox Jewish witness realizes he's being followed by a strange man. The witness's wife, meanwhile, refuses to enter the witness-protection program.
May 17, 2009
2.06 (#18) One Night Stan
Stan is implicated in the murder of his first witness after his badge is found with the witness's bones. As Mary and Marshall investigate, they learn about a 20-year-old love triangle.
May 31, 2009
2.07 (#19) Duplicate Bridge
After the engineer of a collapsed bridge is targeted by the families of those who died in the accident, he enters WITSEC and tries to prove he's not responsible for the collapse.
June 7, 2009
2.08 (#20) A Frond in Need
Mary and Marshall suspect that a new witness may be involved in a string of murders and the stabbing of Mary's friend.
June 14, 2009
2.09 (#21) Who's Bugging Mary?
Brandi is charged with murder and drug trafficking by Agt. O'Connor, leaving Mary to try to uncover the reasons behind his vendetta against her sister.
June 21, 2009
2.10 (#22) Miles to Go
Mary searches for the missing son of a witness who won't testify unless he's able to visit his child.
June 28, 2009
2.11 (#23) Jailbait
A witness's teen daughter becomes involved in a reckless romance. Elsewhere, Raphael's mother visits and begins planning an engagement party without Mary's consent.
July 12, 2009
2.12 (#24) Training Video
Mary shares her expertise with a film crew making a training video for U.S. Marshals. Elsewhere, Marshall makes arrangements for an elderly mobster in WITSEC to go to his son's funeral.
July 19, 2009
2.13 (#25) Let's Get It Ahn
A counterfeiter witness is implicated in a murder. Mary and Marshall become suspicious of the clues, which seem fake, and wonder if there's a deeper conspiracy at hand.
July 26, 2009
2.14 (#26) Once a Ponzi Time
A Wall Street investor hides out in WITSEC after revealing his boss's fraud. To gain protection, he gives up his fortune, which proves inconvenient when a ransom from his past needs to be paid.
August 2, 2009
2.15 (#27) Don't Cry for Me Albuquerque
A Latina political activist hides in WITSEC with help from the U.S. government, but the arrangement soon sours when she moves to her new home.
August 9, 2009
3.01 (#28) Father Goes West
Mary and Marshall look for Mary's would-be killer. Meanwhile, a Boston thief hopes to straighten out his life for the sake of his son.
March 31, 2010
3.02 (#29) When Mary Met Marshall
The first witnesses Mary and Marshall handled together are put in danger by a break-in. Meanwhile, flashbacks reveal how Mary came to join WITSEC.
April 7, 2010
3.03 (#30) Coma Chameleon
A BATF agent whom Mary has been protecting awakens from a three-year coma. His long-awaited testimony could put a weapons trafficker behind bars.
April 14, 2010
3.04 (#31) Whistle Stop
Mary and Marshall try to persuade an FBI informant to join WITSEC, but the man remains reluctant. Elsewhere, Stan tries to wrangle an ex-boxer witness suffering from dementia.
April 21, 2010
3.05 (#32) Fish or Cut Betta
Mary's new witness, a former hit man with a penchant for explosives, falls in love. Mary has high hopes for the romance, but her optimism quickly turns to concern after the man is dumped.
April 28, 2010
3.06 (#33) No Clemency for Old Men
Mary helps a parolee and former bank robber stay on the straight and narrow and acclimate to life outside prison. Meanwhile, Marshall pitches in to help Mary with a witness.
May 5, 2010
3.07 (#34) Love's Faber Lost
Agent Faber pairs Mary with a new witness who was involved in a mortgage-fraud scheme for a gang.
May 12, 2010
3.08 (#35) Son of Mann
Marshall deals with feelings of inadequacy when working with his dad, who visits Albuquerque to round up fugitives with outstanding warrants.
May 19, 2010
3.09 (#36) Death Becomes Her
A woman wants to escape from her family, who are heavily involved in organized crime, but a secret from her past puts her eligibility for witness protection in jeopardy.
June 2, 2010
3.10 (#37) Her Days Are Numbered
A witness with Asperger's refuses to testify against her friend, frustrating Mary. Elsewhere, Marshall and Stan try to prevent the deportation of a key witness.
June 9, 2010
3.11 (#38) The Born Identity
Mary helps her latest witness, a homeless man who's struggling with the program, find his birth parents. But the search could cause more problems than she anticipated.
June 16, 2010
3.12 (#39) WITSEC Stepmother
Mary keeps an eye on a teen witness whose separated parents are too distracted by their own issues to pay attention to their daughter.
June 23, 2010
3.13 (#40) A Priest Walks Into a Bar
Mary must protect a priest who witnessed the murder of a stripper, but she soon learns that the priest is obsessed with saving another woman from a similar fate. Meanwhile FBI agent Mike Faber returns.
June 30, 2010
4.01 (#41) The Art of the Steal
Mary seeks help from a witness to help clear Brandi of grand theft auto charges.
May 1, 2011
4.02 (#42) Crazy Like a Witness
Mary helps a paranoid whistle-blower connect with his son.
May 8, 2011
4.03 (#43) Love in the Time of Colorado
A witness's romantic entanglements with a suspect fluster Mary, who acts as a go-between for the pair.
May 15, 2011
4.04 (#44) Meet the Shannons
Mary counsels a teenage pageant queen who discovers she has been unknowingly living under witness protection.
May 22, 2011
4.05 (#45 ) Second Crime Around
Mary reluctantly teams up with a remorseless con artist to go after an even bigger criminal.
June 5, 2011
4.06 (#46) Something A-Mish
Mary protects an Amish witness who must contend with culture shock and people who mean her harm.
June 12, 2011
4.07 (#47) I'm a Liver Not a Fighter
Mary helps a terminally ill man reconnect with his estranged children.
June 19, 2011
4.08 (#48) Kumar vs. Kumar
Mary counsels a divorcing couple in WITSEC in order to keep their family safe. To help her cause, Mary must learn about Hindu tradition in hopes of guiding the pair to work things out.
June 26, 2011
4.09 (#49) The Rolling Stones
A man is forced to enter WITSEC because of his twin brother's actions. Mary must protect them both from outside enemies and from each other.
July 10, 2011
4.10 (#50) Girls, Interrupted
Marshall and Stan contend with a rock-star witness and her controlling mother while Mary is away on a WITSEC-mandated road trip.
July 17, 2011
4.11 (#51) Provo-Cation
Mary protects a deeply remorseful Army veteran and clashes with his military lawyer.
July 24, 2011
4.12 (#52) A Womb with a View
Mary protects a courtesan from a gangster, who's the father of her unborn child. While Mary gets a crash course in childbirth, she must also decide if she can trust the woman.
July 31, 2011
4.13 (#53) Something Borrowed, Something Blew Up
Mary's work interferes with Brandi's wedding when Mary is forced to look after her least favorite witnesses.
August 7, 2011
5.01 (#54) The Anti-Social Network
Mary returns from maternity leave and encounters a new dynamic at the office. Elsewhere, Mary is assigned to protect a witness who could destroy a powerful secret society.
March 16, 2012
5.02 (#55) Four Marshalls and a Baby
Mary scrambles to find child care while working on a case in which a hoarder witnessed a violent murder.
March 23, 2012
5.03 (#56) Reservations, I've Got a Few
Mary and Marshall turn to a Native American detective to help them track down a witness who's hiding on an Indian reservation.
March 30, 2012
5.04 (#57) The Merry Wives of WITSEC
Mary looks after a bigamist, who's hiding from his former employer and his two wives.
April 6, 2012
5.05 (#58) Drag Me to Hell
Mary helps a drag queen stay out of trouble, while Marshall takes part in an undercover sting.
April 13, 2012
5.06 (#59) The Medal of Mary
Mary's fugitive father surfaces, putting Jinx and Brandi in danger and leaving Mary to wonder whom she can trust.
April 20, 2012
5.07 (#60) Sacrificial Lam
The FBI keeps an eye on Mary after her father goes on the lam seeking vengeance. Mary tries to lose the agents tailing her in order to track her father down herself.
April 27, 2012
5.08 (#61) All's Well That Ends
Mary feels torn between a witness and her family, who gather for an unexpected reunion. Elsewhere, big changes occur at the WITSEC office.