Adam is officially a lawyer, but his client prospects are slim.
Because of his disrespectful attitude toward a city supervisor, Rossi is pulled from covering the man's re-election campaign and replaced by a female reporter. But when she comes up with scoops, Rossi suspects that she has become romantically involved with the politician she is supposed to be covering.moreless
When the Tribune's sports department refuses to cover the UCLA football team's recruitment scandals, Lou steps in, but he meets unexpected resistance from a columnist whom he has long admired.
Billie's holiday assignment to profile a needy family leads to an oupouring of sympathy and monetary support, whereas Rossi's assignment leads him to discover that an uninteresting official is a bigamist supporting two separate families.moreless
An American Indian arrives in Walnut Grove with his tribe, seeking medical attention for his ailing father. Doc Baker provides his best treatment for the Chief, but when certain community members to refuse to let them stay in town temporarily, Charles proposes a secret plan with Doc Baker to keep the tribe safe.moreless
Billie and Rossi have problems trying to cover the news in a timely fashion. Billie keeps taking too long to verify her stories and misses the deadline, whereas Rossi keeps turning them in too soon and getting the facts wrong.moreless
50-year-old Lou Grant, down on his luck, is hired by his old friend Charlie Hume to be the new city editor of the Los Angeles Tribune. He is immediately faced with a dilemma, when brash young newshound Joe Rossi accuses the paper's veteran police reporter of covering up a scandal concerning cops having sex with underage girls in a police-sponsored soccer league.moreless