Season 1: Episode 17 - Baby Blue
Posted on Mar 9, 2012 01:00am

As former crime boss Moretti leaves prison, his prodigal son, Elias sends a team to kidnap him. Fortunately Carter and Reese are there to rescue Moretti and take him to a safe house. Meanwhile, Finch is checking out their next POI, who turns out to be a five-month-old baby named Leila, given up at a safe haven hospital and no clue as to her parents’ identities. Finch notices two men clearly coming to take Leila away and he boldly decides to kidnap Leila himself. As Reese and Finch investigate Leila’s identity, they face the toughest challenge of their partnership, taking care of an infant. They track down Leila’s mother, only to discover she was killed in a fire 4 days earlier. They decide to place the Leila in her maternal grandparent’s care, but the baby is kidnapped by the same people who killed her mother. When they figure out the birth father’s wife is behind it all, they are shocked to learn they have no way of recovering the kidnapped baby. Reese decides to ask Elias for help. It’s a risky move, and Reese ends up having to trade Moretti’s location for the Leila’s safety. All ends well for Leila but Carter is furious with Reese and refuses to work with him again.