The IrrationalDrama · 2019
“The Irrational” follows world-renowned professor of behavioral science Alec Mercer (Jesse L. Martin) as he lends his unique expertise on an array of high-stakes cases involving governments, law enforcement and corporations. His insight and
Professor of behavioral science Alec Mercer is called upon to investigate the murder of a fashion influencer whose boyfriend, a decorated soldier and son of a Senator, has confessed to the crime. Mercer suspects there is more to the story than meets the eye.
2Dead Woman Walking
Professor Mercer is approached by his old friend CJ, a prominent investigative journalist, who asks for his help after she is poisoned with rare and deadly nerve agent. With time running out, Mercer pieces together scant clues.
3The Barnum Effect
After a passenger plane crashes into the Potomac, suspicions focus immediately on the pilot. Professor Mercer and the team are asked to investigate the pilot’s personal motivations and piece together clues in the hopes of revealing the truth.
Alec and the team head to Las Vegas to help Camille, a former colleague turned expert poker player who’s been lured into danger. They must take some risks to solve a gambling mystery before Camille gets hurt. Marisa makes a significant discovery.
6Point and Shoot
Alec agrees to testify as an expert witness in a wrongful death trial for a friend of Kylie’s. As he faces an old nemesis, he discovers competing emotions around an accidental shooting. Marisa reaches a decision about the bombing investigation.
Alec and the team take on a kidnapping case at the request of a desperate father; their investigation is hampered by a complicated family dynamic that slowly reveals everyone's hidden motivations.