With all the players known and extraneous storylines absent for the most part, Murder in the First Season 1 Episode 5 hit the a high mark for the series.
"Pants on Fire" was a well-paced hour that provided real answers and propelled the case and the story forward. One suspect was marked off the list, while Erich Blunt demonstrated his own innocence through a lie detector test.
Who killed Cindy Strauss? The field narrowed, but the culprit is still unknown.