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iZombie Season One Episode Guide

By on March 10, 2015

Pictured: Rose McIver as Olivia "Liv" Moore -- Photo: Kharen Hill /The CW

Episode 1×09 “Patriot Brains”


Liv (Rose McIver) and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) investigate the mysterious death of a former sniper, Everett (guest star Ronald Patrick Thompson), who has been working as an instructor at a paintball facility.

They begin questioning family members including Everett’s ex-wife and her new husband Sean (guest star Percy Daggs III) and realize things are not what they seem.

Meanwhile, Major (Robert Buckley) continues to get closer and closer to the truth, and Blaine (David Anders) does the unthinkable.

Guy Bee directed the episode written by Robert Forman (#108).

Original airdate 5/12/2015.


Episode 1×08 “Dead Air”

LIV HAS A VISION THAT MIGHT BE A GAME CHANGER — Liv (Rose McIver) and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) work together to solve the murder of a morning radio talk show host who specialized in relationship straight talk.

Liv becomes filled to the brim with insight after consuming the brains, making Clive extremely uncomfortable when Liv starts getting personal.

Meanwhile, Peyton (guest star Ali Michalka “Easy A”) steps in to help Major (Robert Buckley), and Blaine (David Anders) issues a warning.

Lastly, Ravi’s (Rahul Kohli) unexpected romantic connection has the potential to make things awkward for Liv.

Zetna Fuentes directed the episode written by Aiyana White (#108).

Original airdate 5/5/2015.


Episode 1×07 “Maternity Liv”

THE TIES THAT BIND — A group of teens get a scare when a disheveled young pregnant woman approaches them muttering for help.

Unfortunately, the woman doesn’t survive but her baby does. Liv (Rose McIver) and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) begin questioning suspects in her murder, and after consuming the victim’s brain, a fierce maternal instinct kicks in for Liv.

Meanwhile, Major (Robert Buckley) makes a shocking discovery.

Rahul Kohli and David Anders also star.

Patrick Norris directed the episode written by Bob Dearden (#107).

Original airdate 4/28/2015.


Episode 1×06 “Virtual Reality Bites”

SHALL WE PLAY A GAME? — Liv (Rose McIver), Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) and Ravi (Rahul Kohli) work together to investigate the murder of a computer-hacker.

Liv inherits intense agoraphobia after consuming his brains along with mad skills at computer gaming.

This delights Ravi, who urges her to play and offers to help her from inside the game, as they continue to search for the killer.

Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) becomes acquainted with someone close to Liv.

Robert Buckley also stars.

Dermott Downs directed the episode written by Gloria Calderon Kellett (#106).

Original airdate 4/21/2015.


Episode 1×05 “Flight of the Living Dead”

RYAN HANSEN (“VERONICA MARS”) GUEST STARS IN THE EPISODE – Liv (Rose McIver) reluctantly eats the brains of her recently murdered sorority sister Holly (guest star Tasya Teles) to help gain insight into her murder.

This case takes Liv and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) into Holly’s world of extreme sporting where they meet professional snowboarder Carson McComb (guest star Ryan Hansen), a murder suspect who appears to be hiding a secret.

Meanwhile, Liv has a strange connection with one of the other murder suspects and Major (Robert Buckley) voices his concern to Clive over a young boy’s disappearance.

Rahul Kohli and David Anders also star.

David Warren directed the episode written by Deirdre Mangan (#105).

Original air date 4/14/2015.


Episode 1×04 “Liv and Let Clive”

THINGS ARE STARTING TO GET PERSONAL — When Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) identifies a John Doe in the morgue as one of his former criminal contacts from his days on the vice squad, Liv (Rose McIver) is surprised that Clive is so quick to refuse her help in solving the murder.

Liv and Ravi (Rahul Kohli) investigate on their own which puts them in a precarious situation.

Liv’s problems continue to mount when Major (Robert Buckley) begins searching for a roommate and she believes he’s considering a cute co-ed.

David Anders also stars. John Kretchmer directed the episode written by Kit Boss (#104).

Original airdate 4/7/2015.


Episode 1×03  “The Exterminator”

HIT MAN HIT AND RUN — As Liv (Rose McIver) and Detective Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin) investigate a hit and run case, they discover the victim was a sociopathic hit man responsible for the murder of a tech entrepreneur, a case that Peyton (Aly Michalka) is prosecuting.

Liv and Ravi (Rahul Kohli) dig deeper into a supposed zombie sighting that was posted on line which leads Liv to make a surprising discovery about someone from her past.

Major (Robert Buckley) moves on with his life and Peyton is shocked by Liv’s reaction.

David Anders also stars.

Michael Fields directed the episode story by Rob Thomas Teleplay by Graham Norris & Lee Arcuri (#103).

Original airdate 3/31/2015


Episode 1×02 “Brother Can You Spare a Brain?”

50 SHADES OF PSYCHIC — Liv (Rose McIver), Ravi (Rahul Kohli) and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) work together to solve the mysterious death of a well-known painter.

Liv finds herself consumed with passion after eating his brain, and can’t resist trying to seduce Major (Robert Buckley).

Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) makes a surprise visit to the morgue.

John Kretchmer directed the episode written by Diane Ruggiero-Wright (#102).

Original air date 3/24/2015


Episode 1×01 “Pilot”

iZombie follows Olivia “Liv” Moore (Rose McIver) a disciplined, over-achieving medical resident who had her life path completely mapped out… until she is turned into a zombie.

Now stuck somewhere between half-alive and undead, Liv loses her drive and ambition. She breaks off her engagement with charming soul mate Major (Robert Buckley), fearful of infecting him with her condition.

Liv transfers her medical residency to the city morgue in order to access the only form of sustenance left available to her – the only thing that allows her to maintain her humanity – brains.

There are side effects to Liv’s new diet: With each brain Liv consumes, she experiences “visions” – flashes of the corpse’s memories – which often provide clues as to how they were killed.

Her boss, the brilliant but eccentric Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti (Rahul Kohli), encourages her to embrace this gift and to work with unproven homicide detective, Clive Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin), to help solve these murders.

In doing so, Liv finds a measure of peace, and a new sense of purpose in what her “life” has now become.

David Anders also stars.

Rob Thomas directed the episode written by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright (#101).

Original Air Date: 03/17/2015

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