Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

  • Seasons:
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
In the wealthy, seaside community of Neptune, California, the rich and powerful make the rules. Unfortunately for them, there's Veronica Mars, a smart, fearless 17-year-old apprentice private investigator dedicated to solving the town's toughest mysteries.
In the wealthy, seaside community of Neptune, California, the rich and powerful make the rules. Unfortunately for them, there's Veronica Mars, a smart, fearless 17-year-old apprentice private investigator dedicated to solving the town's toughest mysteries.

Season 1 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 09/22/2004 Runtime: 39:22 min.

    Original air date: 09/22/2004 Runtime: 39:22 min. In the wealthy, seaside community of Neptune, the rich and powerful make the rules. They own the town and the high school, and they desperately try to keep their dirty little secrets.

  • 2. Credit Where Credit's Due

    Original air date: 09/28/2004 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 09/28/2004 Runtime: 42:38 min. Veronica and Wallace don't believe in the evidence against Weevil, who has been arrested for stealing credit card applications and launch an investigation to help their new ally.

  • 3. Meet John Smith

    Original air date: 10/12/2004 Runtime: 42:30 min.

    Original air date: 10/12/2004 Runtime: 42:30 min. With only a commonplace name, an old address and dim memories as leads, Veronica and Wallace attempt to help classmate Justin Smith find his father, who disappeared 10 years earlier.

  • 4. The Wrath of Con

    Original air date: 10/19/2004 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 10/19/2004 Runtime: 42:35 min. In an effort to help Wallace's new friend, Georgia, who was duped out of her money in an Internet scheme, Veronica must outwit a group of computer "thugs," known as the Silicon Mafia.

  • 5. You Think You Know Somebody

    Original air date: 10/26/2004 Runtime: 42:41 min.

    Original air date: 10/26/2004 Runtime: 42:41 min. Veronica tries to help her new boyfriend, Troy (recurring guest star AARON ASHMORE), find his father's stolen car and turns to Weevil for assistance.

  • 6. Return of the Kane

    Original air date: 11/02/2004 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 11/02/2004 Runtime: 42:38 min. Veronica investigates possible fraud at school after Duncan wins, defeating a more popular but less affluent student who promised to eliminate the wealthy students' on-campus perquisites.

  • 7. The Girl Next Door

    Original air date: 11/09/2004 Runtime: 42:25 min.

    Original air date: 11/09/2004 Runtime: 42:25 min. Veronica becomes suspicious when her pregnant neighbor suddenly goes missing, prompting both Keith and Veronica to investigate the girl's disappearance.

  • 8. Like a Virgin

    Original air date: 11/23/2004 Runtime: 42:37 min.

    Original air date: 11/23/2004 Runtime: 42:37 min. A popular online "purity test" provides the students of Neptune High School with entertainment until someone makes public everyone's private results, humiliating several students.

  • 9. Drinking the Kool-Aid

    Original air date: 11/30/2004 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 11/30/2004 Runtime: 42:23 min. The wealthy parents of a Neptune High senior hire Mars Investigations to look into a cultish group their son, Casey, has joined. Veronica cozies up to Casey and infiltrates "The Farm".

  • 10. An Echolls' Family Christmas

    Original air date: 12/14/2004 Runtime: 41:18 min.

    Original air date: 12/14/2004 Runtime: 41:18 min. When Weevil's poker winnings are missing after a game at Logan's house, Veronica questions each player to piece together the evening's events and catch the thief.

  • 11. Silence of the Lambs

    Original air date: 01/04/2004 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 01/04/2004 Runtime: 42:36 min. A serial killer who targets college girls has struck again, and the town of Neptune is terrified. Keith, who previously worked on the case, temporarily returns to the sheriff's department.

  • 12. Clash of the Tritons

    Original air date: 01/11/2005 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 01/11/2005 Runtime: 42:38 min. When parents accuse Veronica of providing a fake ID to their son, who's now in an alcohol-induced coma, and files suit, the search leads Veronica to a clandestine.

  • 13. Lord of the Bling

    Original air date: 02/08/2005 Runtime: 42:41 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2005 Runtime: 42:41 min. After being hired by hip-hop heavyweight Percy "Bone" Hamilton to find his kidnapped daughter, Veronica and Keith look to the music mogul's long list of enemies and family members.

  • 14. Mars vs. Mars

    Original air date: 02/15/2005 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2005 Runtime: 42:38 min. After one of Neptune High's haughtier students brings a sexual harassment suit against a favorite teacher, Veronica is pitted against her father when the girl's parents hire Keith.

  • 15. Ruskie Business

    Original air date: 02/22/2005 Runtime: 41:41 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2005 Runtime: 41:41 min. To her surprise, Veronica works as a "love detective" when she's asked to track down her friend Meg's (recurring guest star ALONA TAL) secret admirer and a Russian bride's estranged fiancé.

  • 16. Betty and Veronica

    Original air date: 03/29/2005 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 03/29/2005 Runtime: 42:36 min. Veronica is hired to track down Neptune High's beloved mascot, Polly the Parrot, which was apparently kidnapped by a rival school on the eve of a big basketball game.

  • 17. Kane's and Abel's

    Original air date: 04/05/2005 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 04/05/2005 Runtime: 42:38 min. Veronica pursues a risky lead that could discredit Abel Koontz's confession when she discovers that the convicted killer has a daughter who is about to receive a huge payoff from Jake Kane.

  • 18. Weapons of Class Destruction

    Original air date: 04/12/2005 Runtime: 40:30 min.

    Original air date: 04/12/2005 Runtime: 40:30 min. A series of fire drills leads Veronica to the discovery that Neptune High has been receiving bomb threats.

  • 19. Hot Dogs

    Original air date: 04/19/2005 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 04/19/2005 Runtime: 42:34 min. While helping a classmate search for her missing terrier, Veronica stumbles onto a bigger mystery, which affects pets all over Neptune, California.

  • 20. M.A.D.

    Original air date: 04/26/2005 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 04/26/2005 Runtime: 42:35 min. When a classmate's boyfriend threatens to post a humiliating video of his girlfriend online if she breaks up with him, Veronica helps her concoct a vengeful scheme if he doesn't allow the relationship to end peacefully. Meanwhile, Keith searches for Duncan after his parents post a huge reward for information on his whereabouts. Later, as her secret new relationship intensifies, Veronica learns a disturbing fact about the night that she was drugged and assaulted. Recurring guest star HARRY HAMLIN appears as Aaron Echolls, and recurring guest star TINA MAJORINO portrays Mac.

  • 21. A Trip to the Dentist

    Original air date: 05/03/2005 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 05/03/2005 Runtime: 42:36 min. Determined to expose the person who drugged and assaulted her at a party the year before, Veronica questions her friends and many rivals about the events that occurred that night.

  • 22. Leave it to Beaver

    Original air date: 05/10/2005 Runtime: 43:34 min.

    Original air date: 05/10/2005 Runtime: 43:34 min. In the shocking, action-packed season finale, Veronica solves the mystery of who murdered her best friend, Lilly Kane--but she betrays someone she cares deeply about in the process.