A convict who spent 19 years on death row is released on a technicality and returns to his Georgia hometown, where a senator wants to reopen his case, and his sister worries about his safety.
Daniel gets reacquainted with the town, but Amantha fears for his safety, while Ted Jr. is concerned about the future of the family business. Later, Daniel's welcome-home party turns into a tense event.
Daniel is stressed over recent events, and Tawney reaches out to him without saying anything to her husband about it. Meanwhile, Amantha feels the town's anger and worries that it might boil over.
Daniel's day in town becoms a media spectacle; Trey Willis is questioned about a missing witness
Daniel begins to lose his grip on reality as he struggles to adjust to life on the outside; Ted Jr. starts to question Daniel's innocence.
In the Season 1 finale, angry town inhabitants reach a tipping point, while Foulkes leans on the DA to retry Daniel's case as Daniel contemplates