An elusive serial arsonist spawns a copycat. A woman takes issue with her husband bringing home a female acquaintance to watch a football game. A man's overzealous bird watching in a high rise gets him into serious trouble. A mentally ill man holds his wife at knife-point.moreless
Several storefronts are bombed when a protection racket moves into the downtown area. A vagrant with bad timing is gravely wounded. A scuffle between two Native Americans at a bar may be a prelude to a more serious altercation. A disoriented pizza delivery man is mistaken for a burglar.moreless
A lonely and deranged homeowner holds Reed at gunpoint. A neighborhood is being terrorized by a twelve year old serial burglar. A church organist and choirmaster get into a fistfight.
An elderly woman forgets to turn the gas off before leaving home. A man claims someone crashed through his front door and stole his disability check. A seven year old girl is reported missing when she fails to return home after school. A man is found shot to death outside of a garage at an apartment complex.moreless
Malloy discovers a glaring fib on an elderly woman's driver's license during a traffic stop. A group of teenage girls in mini-skirts are stealing cars from trusting men. A young woman takes matters into her own hands when a guy tries to steal her motorcycle. A young man finds a new use for the home of his unsuspecting, bed-ridden aunt. Two men are observed pushing a large safe down a sidewalk.moreless
A drunken woman leads officers on a high speed pursuit. A boy with a photographic memory witnesses a burglary, then later spots the suspect while in the back of the squad car. Two drunk men shoot at a box of dynamite in a residential neighborhood. A disgruntled customer phones in a bomb threat to a beauty school.moreless
A teenage serial purse snatcher has become an expert at playing the system, but Malloy tries to convince him and his neglectful father that the young man's bravado will inevitably result in tragedy. A jaywalker is struck by a vehicle.moreless
Malloy and Reed investigate a series of severe beatings of workers at local factories. A wino encounters misfortune after robbing a liquor store for two dollars.
The search for a young shoplifter who escaped custody leads Malloy and Reed to the lair of an eccentric spiritualist.
Malloy and Reed are in for a rude awakening when they report to the home of a former professional wrestler on a domestic abuse call. An apartment robbery investigation changes focus when one of the suspects is found dead. The owner of a stolen car spots parts from it on another car. Bank robbery suspects engage in a shootout during their escape.moreless
Reed has to deal with the consequences of forgetting to roll up the window on the patrol car. An estranged husband kidnaps his own child. An elderly man tries to pay for a meal with trading stamps. An escaped prisoner with a loaded gun is spotted napping on a city bus. A delivery van is hijacked.moreless
Malloy and Reed spend a night shift on desk duty with a female recruit after Malloy breaks his wrist and another office worker calls in sick. A homesick elderly woman refuses to identify herself. A lenient father bails out his son. Reed is injured responding to a nearby student protest. A suspicious man walks in looking for a wanted fugitive.moreless
A manufacturer of classified electronics is targeted by someone who first frames an employee for theft, then plants a powerful bomb on the premises. A suspicious man is spotted carrying heavy bags down the street. A street race ends in tragedy.moreless
Malloy fears that a boxer who has just been paroled after serving a murder sentence is going to seek revenge against him. A member of a car theft ring is crushed while working under a car. A liquor store robber swears revenge against Reed. The patrol car suffers a flat tire. A 4-year-old child locks himself in a refrigerator. A motorist suspiciously drops a bag of pills out his window.moreless
A drunken man with no flight experience steals an airplane at a busy airport. A 17 year old runaway is reported to be living in a condemned home with a much older man. A convenience store robber escapes into the attic. A bank safe booby-trapped with dynamite is stolen with a tow truck.moreless
A purse snatcher wants to be booked in time for dinner. A weekend barbecue at Reed's house is overshadowed by concern for two officers involved in a serious traffic accident, and a young neighbor who overdoses and becomes the target of a drug dealer.moreless
A police detective is accused of stealing $350 from a well-respected boxing promoter, then is later accused of stealing a gun from a pawn shop and paying someone to steal a car. A disgruntled wife in curlers takes a baseball bat to her own car in the middle of a downtown street. A woman reports a pair of burglars inside her neighbor's house.moreless
A well-known drunk is brought in for his weekly booking. A violently drunk woman causes her husband to be charged with assaulting a bartender. Good Samaritans who make a bad decision lead a high speed pursuit. A biker tries to coerce a woman to repay a debt by riddling her apartment with buckshot.moreless
Malloy and Reed become envious of Officer Wells, who has been given a coveted assignment in the newly established Astro helicopter division. A wealthy elderly couple gets locked in their heavily fortified basement safe. Robbery suspects escape on a motorcycle.moreless
Reed feels a strong sense of accomplishment when he stumbles upon a large stash of illegal narcotics while executing a traffic warrant. He's in for a rude awakening at the trial, however, when he's cross examined by the defense attorney.moreless
Valuable informant/ex-convict TeeJay vehemently denies accusations of assaulting a priest, dealing drugs, and stealing a gun after being fired from his dish-washing job at Duke's Longhorn Café. Malloy and Reed set out to determine if his story, which is full of suspicious coincidences, is actually true.moreless
Reed's wife is in the hospital expecting their first child, and Reed soon realizes it wasn't a good idea to report to work as usual. A drunken man plays matador in the middle of a busy street. A robbery suspect attempts to flee by foot. An inquisitive child helps with the investigation of money stolen from washing machines. A minor traffic accident results in a major delay.moreless
Malloy and his date join Reed and his expecting wife on a weekend trip to a ghost town. They have to fall back on their police instincts when they become the target of a motorcycle gang that discovers they are cops after destroying Reed's car.moreless
A man becomes fed up with his wife holding karate lessons in their apartment. A hit-and-run outside a bar results in the death of a pregnant woman, and the investigation leads Malloy to believe that it may have been intentional.moreless
Officers are on the lookout for the "Mulholland Mauler," who has raped six female hitchhikers and left them for dead in the ravines along Mulholland Drive. Malloy and Reed quickly make an arrest of a likely suspect, but it may come too late for the Mauler's next victim.moreless
Prior to their shift, Malloy and Reed agree to give a talk to a group of 5th grade students, and later let the kids watch them train for the California Police Olympics. But when the tires of their patrol car are slashed and a stopwatch goes missing out of Reed's car, the two officers suspect one of the children.moreless
Reed and his colleagues have differing takes on a joke he retells after hearing it from Officer Wells. An elderly woman suspects a friend stole her mink scarf out of her refrigerator. A destitute couple with five children resorts to desperate measures to increase their income. Reed is put in a difficult position when he has to ask an old friend to turn down the music at a party.