The team's broadcast of an Everest summit makes many wonder what they can do. Dana takes her niece to see "The Lion King", and returns with a newfound love of the theater. Jeremy discovers a passion that makes reaching the summit of the world's highest mountain pale in comparison. Meanwhile, a burst water main outside the building means everyone is starved, and Dan's quest for food leads to a meaningful encounter.moreless
A teenager is raped when he's accidentally sent to a violent prisonfor a petty crime, resulting in both a lawsuit from his parents and another case for Cagney and Lacey to solve. A bag lady turns a money clip containing $500.00 over to the precinct, with Isbecki as its receiving officer on duty.moreless
Malloy spends his birthday preoccupied with the thought his colleagues might be planning to throw him a surprise party. A man finds himself going to jail after his antique store is robbed. A customer at a lingerie store is reluctant to explain what was stolen from him. Two men act suspiciously at a closed service station. Reed takes a patient approach to apprehend a serial jewelry store thief. An officer finds out the hard way not to trust a "friendly drunk".moreless
A manhunt for two black militants ensues when two officers are critically wounded after being ambushed in their patrol car. Tensions with the militant group rise when one of the suspects dies in police custody after being shot in the back, while the search for the other suspect continues. On patrol, a 75-year-old man gets his first traffic ticket.