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Glossary: R
First Air Date: April 22nd, 2013
Last Air Date: December 14th, 2016
Created By: Ray McKinnon
Star Casts: Aden Young, Abigail Spencer, Adelaide Clemens, Clayne Crawford, J. Smith-Cameron, Bruce McKinnon, Jake Austin Walker, Luke Kirby, J.D. Evermore
Aired On: SundanceTV
Episode Runtime: 60 minutes
Total Seasons: 4 Seasons
Total Episodes: 30 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Ended
Homepage: SundanceTV - Rectify

Last Updated: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:31:50 +0000

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After 19 years on Death Row for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend, Daniel Holden is going home. His conviction has been vacated due to new DNA evidence. Now he has to return to a world he no longer knows and his reentry into the outside world may be as unforgiving as prison. Daniel is haunted by the past, dogged by the present, and uncertain of the future. As he struggles to adapt to his new life, his homecoming reignites the fears of a small town and threatens to shatter his family’s fragile peace. Daniel’s alleged crime divided a community. Will his freedom tear it in half?

Seasons and Episodes

Season 1 (6 Episodes)

1: Always There - Aired: 2013-04-22

After 19 years on Death Row, Daniel Holden is released due to new DNA evidence. He returns with his family to his childhood home, struggling to adjust to life on the outside. Meanwhile, the Senator who prosecuted him plots to reopen the case.

2: Sexual Peeling - Aired: 2013-04-22

Daniel explores the town while Amantha worries about his safety; Ted Jr. fears for the future of the family business; tension run high at Daniel's welcome home party.

3: Modern Times - Aired: 2013-04-29

Daniel retreats from the stress of recent events; Tawney reaches out to Daniel, unbeknownst to her husband; Amantha fears that the town's anger could erupt at any moment.

4: Plato's Cave - Aired: 2013-05-06

Janet's day in town with Daniel turns into a media circus; Sheriff Daggett questions Trey Willis about a missing witness.

5: Drip, Drip - Aired: 2013-05-13

Daniel begins to lose his grip on reality as he struggles to adjust to life on the outside; Ted Jr. starts to question Daniel's innocence.

6: Jacob's Ladder - Aired: 2013-05-20

As the town's anger hits the boiling point, Daniel's family goes on alert. Foulkes presses the D.A. for a retrial. Ted Jr. & Tawney recover from disturbing encounters. Trey Willis searches for the missing George Melton. Daniel must decide his future.

Season 2 (10 Episodes)

1: Running with the Bull - Aired: 2014-06-19

Daniel’s family fears he won’t recover from his injuries and his attackers will escape justice. Judy Dean shows Bobby some unexpected affection. Ted, Jr. hides a shameful secret from his wife. Sheriff Daggett investigates Daniel’s beating.

2: Sleeping Giants - Aired: 2014-06-26

Amantha dreads the worst as she prepares for Daniel to awaken from his induced coma. Teddy’s business plans are thwarted by his dad, and he gets some unwelcome news from Tawney. Jared learns more about his older brother and the late Hanna Dean.

3: Charlie Darwin - Aired: 2014-07-03

Still recovering from his injuries, Daniel makes a startling decision. Amantha is outraged by Daniel’s choice and hurt when Janet takes his side. Teddy asks Janet for help and ends up forced into an awkward situation with Tawney. Bobby Dean has an unexpected conversation with Sheriff Daggett. Jon Stern gains a valuable, but disturbing insight into a client's case and Daniel bends a few rules.

4: Donald the Normal - Aired: 2014-07-10

A recovered Daniel explores Atlanta and enjoys a taste of big-city anonymity, while Amantha starts packing up her apartment. Tawney grows frustrated with Ted, Jr.’s ever-shifting moods, forcing him to seek understanding from an unexpected quarter.

5: Act as If - Aired: 2014-07-17

Daniel meets Lezley, an unusual local entrepreneur who makes Daniel an unlikely offer. Amantha struggles to adapt to a challenging new environment. Ted Jr. bonds with Tawney, only to learn she’s made a surprising decision. Ted Sr.'s patience is tested as he copes with the aftermath of Daniel’s disastrous new project. Daniel explores a little-known side of Paulie while Amantha reconnects with Jon Stern.

6: Mazel Tov - Aired: 2014-07-24

Daniel heads out on a strange errand and mysteriously disappears. Meanwhile, the family surprises Janet with unexpected birthday presents.

7: Weird as You - Aired: 2014-07-31

Daniel continues to seek answers. Stern meets with the DA. Sen. Foulkes undertakes a disreputable task, and Amantha and a coworker bond.

8: The Great Destroyer - Aired: 2014-08-07

A reluctant Daniel seeks help, unsettling news leads to an intense debate at the Talbots and CJ Pickens bears some startling news.

9: Until You're Blue - Aired: 2014-08-14

Recent events frustrate Ted Jr., while Ted Sr. attempts to protect the family. Meanwhile, Daniel is faced with a tough decision, and Amantha tries to sort some things out and lets off some steam.

10: Unhinged - Aired: 2014-08-21

Daniel has a problem accepting Jon Stern's advice, while Tawney rethinks her options. Meanwhile, Ted, Jr. seeks a favor, and Amantha comes clean to Jon Stern.

Season 3 (6 Episodes)

1: Hoorah - Aired: 2015-07-09

Surprise and dismay spread in the aftermath of Daniel’s confession. DA Sondra Person has some questions. Sheriff Daggett finds George Melton.

2: Thrill Ride - Aired: 2015-07-16

Daniel must adapt to his new circumstances. Amantha faces overwhelming personal and professional changes. Teddy tries to connect with Tawney.

3: Sown with Salt - Aired: 2015-07-23

Daniel discovers some new, unpleasant restrictions on his life. Daggett investigates George’s death. Amantha endures Thrifty Town management training.

4: Girl Jesus - Aired: 2015-07-30

Daniel struggles to follow the terms of his probation. Teddy pushes Tawney into making a painful confession. Janet loses her temper with Ted, Sr.

5: The Future - Aired: 2015-08-06

Daniel tries to repair the pool. Daggett reveals a surprising theory about George Melton’s death. Tawney visits her former foster mother.

6: The Source - Aired: 2015-08-13

Janet and Daniel take a road trip. Tawney returns home. Jon regrets not helping Daniel more. Amantha has dinner with an unexpected companion.

Season 4 (8 Episodes)

1: A House Divided - Aired: 2016-10-26

Daniel is navigating the complicated dynamics of group living at The New Canaan Project and learning to cope with his new normal.

2: Yolk - Aired: 2016-11-02

Back in Paulie, the Holden/Talbot family adjusts to daily life without Daniel's influence and Janet frets over Daniel's life away from home.

3: Bob & Carol & Ted Jr & Alice - Aired: 2016-11-09

Daniel continues to adjust to group living which is further complicated by his new roommate. Meanwhile, Amantha continues to reexamine her past by reconnecting with a former high school classmate.

4: Go Ask Roger - Aired: 2016-11-16

Daniel gets temporary respite from the grind of the halfway house when he and Chloe set out on an adventure. Meanwhile, Amantha is intrigued by an invitation from Billy while Tawney invests a little too personally in one of her patients.

5: Pineapples In Paris - Aired: 2016-11-23

Daniel has a confrontation in group therapy that makes him question the possibility of adjusting to normal life.

6: Physics - Aired: 2016-11-30

Ted Sr. seeks his own bliss. Janet and Daniel attempt to be honest with one another about what's between them.

7: Happy Unburdening - Aired: 2016-12-07

Daniel worries that his life has gotten a little too real. Janet is loosening her grip on the past while Teddy opens up to Ted, Sr. about his future.

8: All I'm Sayin' - Aired: 2016-12-14

Daniel begins to appreciate his progress as he realizes what his new life may look like, while the old life is quickly disappearing for Teddy. Jon debriefs Janet and Amantha on what he has learned about Daniel's case.