Numbers (season 6)

The sixth and final season of Numbers, an American television series, first aired on September 25, 2009 and ended on March 12, 2010, on CBS. This season featured only 16 episodes.

Numbers
Season 6
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Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes16
Release
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 25, 2009 (2009-09-25) –
March 12, 2010 (2010-03-12)
Season chronology
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Season 5
List of Numbers episodes

On May 18, 2010, CBS canceled the series.[1]

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
1031"Hangman"Ken SanzelKen SanzelSeptember 25, 2009 (2009-09-25)6018.10[2]

While Charlie waits for an answer to the question he popped to Amita, Don and his team try to hunt down a sniper intent on killing someone under FBI protection.


Mathematics used: Unexpected hanging paradox and Barberpole illusion
1042"Friendly Fire"Rod HolcombMark Llewellyn & Robert David PortOctober 2, 2009 (2009-10-02)6027.85[3]

Two members of a unit led by Don's former mentor are killed during a shootout with bank robbers. The bank robbers refuse to take responsibility of the killings and Charlie recreates the shootout to find out how they died while Don must face up to the fact that his former mentor may be dirty.


Mathematics used: Triangulation
1053"7 Men Out"Alex ZakrzewskiDon McGillOctober 9, 2009 (2009-10-09)6037.34[4]

To find the person behind a deadly gambling ring that is running a high-stakes Russian roulette tournament, Don and his team are called in to investigate. Elsewhere, Don and Charlie become concerned over Alan's financial health.


Mathematics used: IP traceback
1064"Where Credit's Due"Dennis SmithAndy DettmannOctober 16, 2009 (2009-10-16)6047.77[5]

The team investigates several deaths that turn out to be copies of a soon-to-be-released movie, while Larry goes on his own personal adventure. Alan continues his job search.


Mathematics used: Triangulation
1075"Hydra"Ralph HemeckerSean CrouchOctober 23, 2009 (2009-10-23)6058.05[6]

The team attempts to find the daughter of a geneticist whom they suspect was kidnapped by the unstable mother. However, they become concerned about the case when they find evidence that suggests the young girl was a clone. Meanwhile, Charlie and Amita discuss having kids and Liz reveals a dark secret.


Mathematics used: Wavelets, Acoustics and Cake cutting
1086"Dreamland"Stephen GyllenhaalNicolas Falacci & Cheryl HeutonOctober 30, 2009 (2009-10-30)6067.74[7]

A woman's corpse turns up at a decommissioned air base.


Mathematics used: Electric Fields for Three Point Charges, Cyclotrons and Gaussian Laser Modes
1097"Shadow Markets"Julie HébertJulie HébertNovember 6, 2009 (2009-11-06)6078.09[8]
In order to find a cyber crime lord, the team conducts an undercover sting. The operation is prevented by a brilliant hacker whose goal is to take over the Internet black market. However, his actions put him in a dangerous online war that might lead to murder.
1108"Ultimatum"Dennis SmithRobert David PortNovember 13, 2009 (2009-11-13)6088.16[9]

In the middle of a case where he is tracking down a criminal in charge of a heroin ring inside a prison, Agent Ian Edgerton unexpectedly turns into the murder suspect when the informant he meets with winds up dead, sending Edgerton over the edge when he takes a member of Don's team hostage.


Mathematics used: Pursuit-evasion, Game theory and Ultimatum game
1119"Con Job"Ralph HemeckerDon McGillNovember 20, 2009 (2009-11-20)6097.84[10]

When robbers hit a diamond exchange and take hostages, Don and the team find an unlikely ally in convict John Buckley, who may help the team's investigation when they believe the men are copying Buckley's criminal strategies.


Mathematics used: Packet injection, Man-in-the-middle attack and Combinatorial game theory (on hare games)
11210"Old Soldiers"Ken SanzelSteve CohenDecember 4, 2009 (2009-12-04)6107.38[11]

Agent Roger Bloom, who worked on the Cooper case, is brought in to help the team when they foil a robbery of an armored car full of Federal Reserve money and recover bills that trace back to the infamous D.B. Cooper heist.


Mathematics used: Probabilistic risk assessment
11311"Scratch"Stephen GyllenhaalMary Leah SuttonJanuary 8, 2010 (2010-01-08)6119.32[12]
The team investigates the theft of scratch-off lottery tickets, but the stakes are raised when one of the culprits killed at a botched robbery turns out to be a former lottery winner.
11412"Arm in Arms"Gwyneth Horder-PaytonAndy DettmannJanuary 15, 2010 (2010-01-15)6129.65[13]

The team searches for a lost shipment of high-caliber firearms when one of the weapons is responsible for random killings throughout the city. Also, Charlie and Amita disagree on a wedding date while Don re-evaluates his relationship with Robin.


Mathematics used: Reverse trajectory, 4D mapping, Combinatorial optimization and Pigeonhole principle
11513"Devil Girl"Stephen GyllenhaalJulie HébertJanuary 29, 2010 (2010-01-29)6138.70[14]

The team searches for a serial killer who is targeting men that solicit prostitutes. Also, Colby and Nikki deal with the aftermath of a car crash when they have an accident during the investigation.


Mathematics used: Geo-profiling and Scaled gradient projection
11614"And the Winner Is…"Ralph HemeckerGary RieckFebruary 5, 2010 (2010-02-05)6149.18[15]

The team gets a taste of the limelight when they search for jewels worth millions that have been stolen during an awards show broadcast. In addition, Don revisits an old case that is haunting him, and Larry returns from his adventure in the desert.


Mathematics used: Retrograde analysis and Crowd flux dynamics
11715"Growin' Up"Rob MorrowRobert PortMarch 5, 2010 (2010-03-05)6158.10[16]
The team investigates the deaths of two men who were part of a group of friends that had been sexually assaulted by a teacher when they were young boys.
11816"Cause and Effect"Nicolas FalacciNicolas Falacci & Cheryl HeutonMarch 12, 2010 (2010-03-12)6168.74[17]
The team try to find Don's stolen gun, which is being used in a series of vigilante killings. Meanwhile, Charlie and Amita get married and Don decides on the direction he wants to take in life.

ReferencesEdit

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  1. ^ "Report: CBS cancels 'Ghost Whisperer,' 'Numbers' and five more shows" Archived November 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Zap2It May 18, 2010
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  11. ^ Seidman, Robert (December 5, 2009). "TV Ratings: Dollhouse Returns Quietly, Ugly Betty Bounces Back (33%)". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on February 9, 2010. Retrieved February 11, 2010.
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  13. ^ Seidman, Robert (January 16, 2010). "TV Ratings: CBS Wins; Supernanny and Shark Tank Improve". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on September 6, 2012. Retrieved February 11, 2010.
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  15. ^ Seidman, Robert (February 6, 2010). "TV Ratings: CBS Wins Friday Again; Two New Hours of Smallville Are Better than One for CW". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on March 2, 2012. Retrieved February 11, 2010.
  16. ^ Seidman, Robert (March 6, 2010). "TV Ratings: Medium, Dateline Lead Night; Who Do You Think You Are Debuts". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on March 10, 2010. Retrieved March 12, 2010.
  17. ^ Seidman, Robert (March 13, 2010). "TV Ratings: Numb3rs Counted For the Last Time?". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on March 15, 2010. Retrieved March 13, 2010.

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