Malloy and Reed are left frustrated after investigating the theft of an elderly woman's prized DuMont television set, but they have hope that a recently passed law might provide her and other victims with compensation. An armed robber is able to get away after shooting an over-trusting shopkeeper. A waitress at a drive-in is targeted by a pair of inexperienced armed robbers.
On Christmas Eve, a rescue mission Santa finds himself in handcuffs after being mugged. A businessman's decision to drive home drunk after an office party results in a fatal accident. A desperate single mother is detained for shoplifting. The young daughter of a Native American couple goes missing at night while camping in a mountainous area.moreless
Doctor Smith uses the space pod to land on a planet that the Jupiter 2 is passing by. It turns out that on this planet, plants are the highest form of life and some of them are quite intelligent. One of these plants, a large carrot, captures Smith and tries to change him into a plant.moreless
Dave is given a petition from the neighbors demanding he get rid of his automotive "eyesore." He gets his revenge when an advertising man offers to star the Crabtrees and their car in a commercial. Filming goes well for everyone except Dave; he's replaced for not looking like an actual family member.moreless