With Maura at a medical examiners' convention, Jane needs Susie's (recurring guest star Tina Huang) help and crime scene dioramas to solve the perfect murder. Meanwhile, Korsak is visited by the son of an old friend and forced to deal with painful unfinished business.
- Angie Harmon as Detective Jane Rizzoli
- Sasha Alexander as Dr. Maura Isles
- Jordan Bridges as Officer Frankie Rizzoli, Jr.
- Bruce McGill as Detective Vince Korsak
- Lorraine Bracco as Angela Rizzoli
- Tina Huang as Susie Chang
- Stephanie Czajkowski as Judith Barnett
- David Goldman as Alan Barnett
- Arturo del Puerto as Luis Benitez
- Angelo Vacco as Mickey Rizzo
- August Roads as Bobby Symansky
- Jabari Simba as Officer Jenkins
- Candice Azzara as Mrs. Gold
- Giselle Anthony as Carla Bolton
- Monique Edwards as Pricia