In the shocking, action-packed first season finale, a determined Veronica must betray someone she cares deeply about in order to solve the mystery of who murdered her best friend Lilly, but...See full summary » In the shocking, action-packed first season finale, a determined Veronica must betray someone she cares deeply about in order to solve the mystery of who murdered her best friend Lilly, but what she discovers puts her life in serious danger.Meanwhile, Jake Kane asks Duncan if he really wants to know what happened on the night Lilly died, and Keith awaits the results of a paternity test.
The season revolves around Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell), a high school student and private investigator in the fictional Southern California seaside town of Neptune.
When Veronica's best friend, Lilly Kane (Amanda Seyfried), is murdered, her life falls apart.
Her father, County Sheriff Keith Mars (Enrico Colantoni), accuses Lilly's father of being involved in the murder.
This provokes Neptune's wrath and Keith's ousting as sheriff in a recall election.
Teddy Dunn plays Duncan Kane, Veronica's ex-boyfriend and Lilly's brother.
Jason Dohring plays Logan Echolls, the "bad-boy" 09er son of an A-list actor.
Percy Daggs III portrays Wallace Fennel, Veronica's best friend and frequent partner in solving mysteries.
Francis Capra portrays Eli "Weevil" Navarro, the leader of the PCH Biker gang and Veronica's friend.
Veronica's mother, Lianne (Corinne Bohrer), develops a drinking problem and leaves town.
Veronica's "09er" friends—wealthy students from the fictional 90909 ZIP code—force her to choose between them and her father; she chooses her father.
Keith opens a private investigation agency, Mars Investigations, where Veronica works part-time.