Rizzoli appears in the series' first novel, The Surgeon, and Isles is introduced in the second, The Apprentice, which serves as the basis for the television series.
it was directed by Gerald Brunskill and co-produced by Jennifer Birn.
She is pinned to the floor by scalpels and awakes as Hoyt prepares to cut her throat, but Vince Korsak, Jane's partner, locates her and shoots Hoyt, saving her life. Teach One", is largely based on the novel The Apprentice.
Jane, reasoning that Korsak would never trust her as his partner after seeing her so vulnerable, applies for a new partner. Jane and medical examiner Maura Isles investigate a killer with Hoyt's modus operandi plus an interest in necrophilia.
Despite no having a romantic relationship with Alison, he's always there to help her during times of need.
He later works for a newspaper, and later starts working at D&D Advertising with Alison and Amanda. In season one, he dates Amanda briefly and she becomes pregnant with his child, but soon miscarriages. He and Alison get engaged in season two, but she gets cold feet on the day of the wedding due to personal issues with her father.