The Irrational

Continuing / 7:00pm NBC 43 min.
Alec Mercer is a world-renowned professor of behavioral science who offers up his unique and unexpected approach to understanding human behavior to help solve an array of high-stakes cases involving governments, law enforcement and corporations.

Season 1

11 Episodes

Alec and Marisa are close to finding the culprit of the church bombing. Kylie gets an interview with the FBI, but is pulled into the investigation. Rose tracks down a witness. Phoebe and Rizwan make a discovery that sheds light on the truth.
Feb 19 2024
Alec and his team come face to face with the man who was put away for the church bombing 20 years earlier. Marisa and Kylie work together to save Alec, Phoebe and Rizwan. Jace makes a critical break in the case that changes everything.
Feb 12 2024
After witnessing a hit and run during a friend's livestream, Alec and Kylie aim to prove it wasn't an accident. As Marisa and Jace continue their investigation into the church bombing, they set their sights on a prominent senator.
Feb 05 2024
Alec takes a case involving a young burn victim and arson that forces him to confront some trauma from his past. Phoebe and Rizwan compete for an important research grant.
Jan 29 2024
Alec's first date with Rose turns into a 24-hour excursion when they find themselves taking on an investigation involving a forged masterpiece. Marisa and Kylie attempt to revive their friendship, which has faltered since Alec and Marisa's divorce.
Nov 06 2023
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.
Oct 30 2023
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.
Oct 23 2023
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.
Oct 16 2023
After a passenger plane crashes into the Potomac River, 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.
Oct 09 2023
Professor Mercer is approached by old friend CJ, a prominent investigative journalist, who asks for his help after she�s poisoned with a rare and deadly nerve agent. With time running out, Mercer pieces together scant clues.
Oct 02 2023
Pilot 1x01
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�s more to the story than meets the eye.
Sep 25 2023