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Jessica Chastain as: Casey Wirth
Directed by: Martha Mitchell
Created by: Jim Leonard
Selected Cast: Jennifer Finnigan, Christian Kane, Kimberly Elise, John Carroll Lynch
Aired Date: January 27, 2006
Genre: Drama

The Rapist Next Door (1×13) – Posters are put up that a convicted rapist named Brian Ford, who is now on parole, is now living in Annabeth’s neighborhood. When a woman is raped using a knife Ford is the main suspect. Despite video evidence showing he has an alibi the neighborhood erupts in vigilante justice against Ford. After new evidence is found and the rapist is apprehended one of the neighbors, Don Wheeler, tries to kill Ford, knowing Ford was in prison at the time, as revenge for the rape and murder of his own daughter.