Numb3rs: Season 3 (2006 - 2007)


Season 3
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Air date: Sep 22, 2006

Part 1 of 2. A 30-year-old Texas schoolteacher and her 17-year-old lover embark on a cross-country crime spree. When the pair hit L.A., their deeds turn deadly and it becomes clear that their actions are no longer random. Joining Don in the pursuit is Agent Edgerton (Lou Diamond Phillips). Elsewhere, Alan considers moving out of the house, and Amita tells Charlie her decision about whether she's moving to Boston or not.

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Air date: Sep 29, 2006

Conclusion. Megan is kidnapped and taken hostage by a disturbed woman (Kim Dickens) who wants to exchange the FBI agent for her teen lover being held in custody on homicide and robbery charges. During the hunt for Megan, Don goes to extraordinary lengths to find her and uses tactics that surprise even him. Helping Don in the investigation is agent Ian Edgerton (Lou Diamond Phillips). Also, Amita confronts Charlie over his coolness toward her.

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Air date: Oct 6, 2006

A Pissarro painting insured for $22 million is stolen from a museum where it was on loan from a private collector, just weeks before it was to go on a major art tour. The investigation reveals the painting is suspected of being Nazi-looted art and that its current owner was recently involved in a lawsuit brought by a Holocaust survivor who claims her family owned the Pissarro before Nazis took it from them. Also, Alan worries that Charlie isn't being responsible about keeping up the house.

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Air date: Oct 13, 2006

A young woman who worked as an interpreter for the Chinese consulate is killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident, but Don believes she was murdered. The investigation reveals the victim had a large sum of cash in a bank account and may have been a spy. Also, Don fears the woman may have worked with a mole in the Department of Justice. Back on campus, Charlie becomes concerned when he learns that Larry collaborated on a published article with someone else.

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Air date: Oct 20, 2006

Don tries to determine whether a serial killer is responsible for seven attacks on the freeway that have claimed four lives and injured several others. Since different weapons, from rocks to rifles, were used each time, the attacks may be random, so Charlie works to uncover a pattern to the crimes. Back on campus, Charlie becomes concerned about why Larry insists on living in his office.

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Air date: Oct 27, 2006

A young man is stabbed to death at a horse-racing track after successfully picking 30 winners in a row. A notebook with a sophisticated formula for placing bets is found near the body and Charlie tries to decipher it. Don soon learns that the track's owner has ties to organized crime. Also, Larry voices doubts about his relationship with Megan.

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Air date: Nov 3, 2006

A series of blackouts occurs throughout the Los Angeles area when several power substations are sabotaged. One man, a nonunion worker, is killed during the first attack and it's soon learned the power company's workers are on strike. Don investigates and tries to determine whether terrorists are involved, while Charlie attempts to locate the next substation likely to be targeted. Also, Don's relationship with Special Agent Liz Warner heats up, which causes his dad some concern.

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Air date: Nov 10, 2006

A pro baseball player trying to make a comeback to the major leagues dies after he is given a lethal injection of steroids. The investigation reveals that someone may have known about the victim's illegal drug use and threatened to expose him. The evidence of the player's steroid use is confirmed through an advanced system of statistical analysis created by a young man who plays fantasy baseball, and Charlie tries to determine how the stats are linked to the player's murder.

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Air date: Nov 17, 2006

A sinkhole opens up on a public-school playground killing a grandmother and injuring several children. The investigation reveals that students at the school have a higher than normal rate of illnesses, including cancer. Don soon discovers that the material used as pavement around the school is made from toxic waste. Also, Charlie gets a new boss (Kathy Najimy) who doesn't approve of him doing work for the FBI or dating Amita.

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Air date: Nov 24, 2006

A U.S. senator and a psychiatrist are gunned down by different shooters at separate locations, but Don believes the murders are related. The investigation reveals the two deaths may be linked to a former secret government program in which prisoners were used as guinea pigs in horrifying experiments. Also, Larry makes a stunning announcement that Charlie finds difficult to believe.

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Season 3 begins with a two-part story focusing on a 30-year-old Texas schoolteacher and her 17-year-old lover, who embark on a cross-country crime spree that culminates in Los Angeles. Assisting Don (Rob Morrow) and Charlie (David Krumholtz) on the case is agent Ian Edgerton (Lou Diamond Phillips). When the teen is arrested, his disturbed companion kidnaps Megan (Diane Farr) and offers her in exchange for the jailed young man. The incident leads to an intensifying of the relationship between Larry (Peter MacNicol) and Megan. But then Larry makes a surprising announcement: He is joining NASA on an upcoming space mission. His impending departure isn't the only unsettling news for Charlie at CalSci. Charlie gets a new department boss, Dr. Mildred Finch (Kathy Najimy), who disapproves of his FBI work and his dating Amita (Navi Rawat). To further complicate matters, Mildred starts dating Charlie's dad (Judd Hirsch). As for Don, sparks fly when he rekindles a relationship with former flame agent Liz Warner (Aya Sumika) when she is reassigned to the L.A. office. Don is also ordered to see a psychologist because of his involvement in several recent shootings, and he begins to question his career choice. Colby (Dylan Bruno) comes under suspicion by some of his colleagues when he appears to be acting against orders. Interesting Season 6 cases include: the death of a martial-arts fighter in the ring and the chief suspect has ties to David (Alimi Ballard); the theft of a $22 million Pissarro painting that was once Nazi-looted art and may belong to a Holocaust survivor (Gena Rowlands); the murder of a man who picked 30 winners in a row at a horse-racing track; the kidnapping of a record-company owner's son; a possible terrorist attack in which L.A.'s water supply is endangered; and the surfacing of the Janus list, which contains the names of spies and double agents.

Critic Reviews for Numb3rs Season 3

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Numb3rs is an interesting show with a good blend of character storylines and catching criminals and they show the math in a super user-friendly way.

Oct 11, 2018 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

I really just don't have anything bad to say about this show. It's not the best show on TV, but it's entertaining and well done, and that's good enough for me and my geeky shadow.

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

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