Hunter, Devane, and Novak team up to find Molenski's killer, who lures another unsuspecting cop to his death with the help of her boyfriend.
The suspect in the murders of eleven gay men admits to all of the crimes except for one, causing fear that a departmental leak may have spawned a copycat.
McCall puts her career on the line to bring the "Bigfoot" rapist to justice. Meanwhile, Hunter faces excessive force charges after the arrest of Stacey Tyler's killer.
Jack Small's murder provides Hunter with vital evidence to locate Iris Smith and her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Devane works to bring down the corrupt Deputy Chief, and McCall turns to Debbie Small to build a case against Youngblood.
Vigilante Jack Small faces trial for the beating death of a burglar. Meanwhile, Hunter attempts to decode Iris Smith's hit list as her body count continues to grow, and McCall's cover is blown by a blackmailed teacher.
McCall identifies the suspected serial rapist but has insufficient evidence to make an arrest. Meanwhile, prostitute Stacey Tyler is hunted by the cult member responsible for her friend's disappearance.
Hunter and McCall are assigned to protect a visiting leader of the Northern Ireland peace movement who is a potential assassination target. He is also the brother of Devane's girlfriend.
A college professor is blackmailed by a campus serial killer after running over one of his intended victims while driving drunk. Meanwhile, a former girlfriend of Hunter's rejoins the force and is assigned to work the case with him.
As part of a task force response to curb growing vigilantism, McCall is sent undercover to investigate a teacher's murder at a drug-infested school. Meanwhile, a ruthless Texas death row inmate escapes custody with the help of her boyfriend and vows revenge on Hunter.
On their off day, Hunter and McCall witness a shooting in Chinatown, the possible prelude to a war between Chinese and Vietnamese gangs.
A home invasion that ends in the murder of Sgt. Petersen yields evidence linking Seeley to a major fencing operation. Meanwhile, McCall is forced to make a life altering decision after her fiancee Alex is turned down for a position at UCLA.
While on his mandatory stint on foot patrol, Hunter encounters a ring of sadistic thieves targeting homeless veterans for their Medals of Honor. Meanwhile, McCall catches up with a former lover who is about to move to London.
A mobster's son is forced to silence his accomplices in a computer chip robbery. He discovers that the undercover cop he killed was his half-brother.
Lassiter kidnaps McCall as leverage to free his injured brother. Her life is put at risk when Hunter is forced to kill the brother during an escape attempt.
Molenski finds herself at odds with her cynical lieutenant when her long time informant provides bad information about a gun shipment. Meanwhile, the birth mother of a three-year-old who died seventeen years ago asks Hunter to find proof the child was murdered by his adoptive father, who is now a judge.moreless
An officer interferes with Hunter and McCall's investigation of a kidnapping case.
The leader of a white supremacist group kills two guards during his escape from prison, and plans to lead a $5 million heist. Meanwhile, McCall's beloved training officer resurfaces three years after retirement, lonely and desperate to help solve the case.
McCall is accused of entrapment by a judge arrested in a prostitution sting. Meanwhile, a serial rapist is suspected of murdering his latest victim. In a third case, a teenage prostitute reports that her friend has been kidnapped by a satanic cult.
An assignment to work a robbery-homicide case with Hunter's temporary female partner from three years earlier causes unresolved interpersonal issues between Hunter and McCall to resurface.
McCall tries to link the murder of her housekeeper to a psychotic doctor who had been responsible for brutally torturing her and other political dissidents in Latin America.
After witnessing the murder of another of his war buddies, Hunter discovers a twenty-year-old gem-smuggling operation, linked to a botched Cambodian napalm raid that decimated their unit.
A man with unwanted psychic abilities pleads to be taken seriously, claiming he can foresee the upcoming victims of a serial killer who is targeting women with successful careers in male-dominated industries.
When criminals begin to turn up dead with police-issued bullets left at the murder scenes, the killer turns out to be someone Hunter and McCall would least expect.
Hunter suspects the apparent suicide of his troubled Marine buddy was staged.
Hunter and McCall track a hit man who leaves a napkin with a purple circle at the scene of each crime.
Hunter is told that he is the father of an Amerasian teen accused of killing a car salesman.
A San Francisco detective takes an unusual interest in Hunter and McCall's investigation of suspicious deaths tied to a millionaire's estate.
Novak's estranged father resurfaces after learning she's protecting a witness who could bring down his criminal enterprise.
McCall's teenage friend Debbie Small returns to LA and secretly begins working the streets, disregarding warnings about a fake cop who is hunting down and killing prostitutes.
McCall and her temporary partner search for Hunter, who has gone missing and is presumed dead at the hands of the mob.
A child dies after inhaling fumes from illegally-dumped cyanide. Hunter and McCall work to charge a chemical company with second degree murder.
A recent murder parolee is suspected of tracking down and strangling the jurors who convicted him.
Hunter is forced into an uneasy working relationship with two Metro cops when a Romanian black marketeer is killed by a family of hillbillies who were committing an armed robbery at a diner.
Hunter and Molenski partner up to link Janosch to the murder of Det. Sgt. Saccio before he flees the country. Meanwhile, Pinder believes Hunter killed his wife, and Devane is offered a captaincy in Metro.
Hunter searches for a young cocaine dealer who has escaped from her crooked NYPD escort while being extradited to New York to testify in a murder trial.
As the search for Sally continues, Hunter becomes convinced that Sgt. Molinas plans to murder her. McCall goes undercover as a singer to bring down the drug ring.
The brother of a convict who just committed suicide in prison holds McCall and her boyfriend captive, demanding they investigate another suspect who may clear his deceased brother's name. Meanwhile, Hunter tries to salvage an arson-murder investigation after the only witness suddenly dies.
A serial arsonist uses a flame thrower to torch abandoned warehouses and anyone who gets in his way. The investigation hits a roadblock when Hunter and McCall discover that their lead suspect died over a decade ago.
During the investigation of a rape and murder at a foreign consulate, McCall is assaulted by the same rapist, a diplomat who escapes prosecution because of diplomatic immunity. Hunter vows to get revenge.
McCall goes undercover to investigate a string of female porn star murders.
The body of a deceased young woman appears on Hunter's couch, then disappears just as mysteriously.
A convicted murderer just paroled twenty years into a life sentence seeks revenge on the four high school classmates whose false testimony put him in prison, by systematically hunting down three of them and confessing the plan to the fourth, who is now a priest.
New photographic evidence links a mysterious dead woman to a Russian defector already under federal surveillance.
Hunter and McCall investigate the attempted shooting of a wealthy businessman. His young wife is the prime suspect.
When the Police Commissioner's wife is murdered, the captain is quick to blame a tennis instructor and closes the case. Hunter and McCall are convinced the Commissioner is responsible and continue the investigation against orders.
While investigating a millionaire's murder, a snowstorm strands Hunter and McCall at a remote mansion with his eccentric siblings, all of whom are suspects.
A troubled doctor who once helped to save McCall's life is killed when her car plunges off a cliff. McCall is convinced foul play is involved.
A stalker is killing the men in a female radio host's life. Hunter pretends to be her lover in order to catch the killer.
McCall must prove, in the next 72 hours, that she saw an indicted lawyer who was thought to have committed suicide six months ago.
Hunter's inexperienced trainee jeopardizes a murder investigation while trying to live up to the expectations of his overbearing father - Hunter's own training officer.
A notorious but unidentified British serial killer resumes his highly-ritualized murders of British prostitutes in Los Angeles, right under the noses of Hunter, McCall, and a frustrated Scotland Yard Inspector.
A juvenile is killed during a robbery attempt. Hunter discovers that he was part of a gang led by an adult.
A reformed gang leader and friend of Hunter who has just finished a 12-year prison sentence is pressured by his father to help with the distribution of a deadly new drug.
A deranged private investigator leaves a trail of death and destruction in his search for a pair of jewelry thieves.
Hunter and McCall investigate a witness's claim that a series of Skid Row murders are being committed by the reporter who is covering the story.
A suburban mercenary -- already responsible for a prostitute's murder and the siege of a pharmaceutical warehouse -- plans to bust a drug kingpin out of prison.
Rick Hunter is back. Now a lieutenant, he considered marrying his girlfriend. But before he could, she is murdered. He suspects that it's probably her abusive ex-husband, who was stalking her. Hunter's not sure if the ex-husband will be tried, much less convicted, because he is a celebrity. But Hunter asks if he is really the killer when someone calls him with first-hand information about the murder.moreless
McCall is left paralyzed after being shot by an unknown assailant during the investigation of an interstate prostitution ring.
While doctors prepare to remove the bullet from McCall's spine, Hunter heads to San Diego to gather evidence against the RV dealer suspected of running a prostitution ring and ordering the hit against McCall.
Hunter and McCall hunt for the person who shot and killed a motorcycle cop with an armor-piercing bullet like the one that was used to kill McCall's husband.
A fan who was convicted of attacking a pianist is released from prison and again poses a threat to the pianist.
A married woman schemes with her lover to stage her own kidnapping, in order to swindle her wealthy husband.
A reformed gang member is killed in a drive-by shooting after learning that his preppy college roommate is doing business with his former gang.
Hunter and McCall's search for a parolee accused of murdering his parole officer is hampered by the deceased's colleague, who appears bent on revenge.
Hunter and McCall investigate a series of mysterious sniper shootings in which all of the victims are blond women.
Hunter and McCall race to identify a comatose pregnant teenager, the hitman who mistakenly shot her, and the woman who was his intended target.
A police dispatcher assists a $5 million gold heist to cover her son's gambling debt.
A powerful financier tries to derail the investigation of the murder of his former mistress by framing Hunter for a severe beating.
A decorated Metro cop has to be put in protective custody after witnessing the murder of a Treasury agent while undercover, but comes under suspicion when he files an incoherent report about the event and escapes custody.
Hunter suspects a crooked cop is behind the death of a government witness thought to have jumped from a hotel balcony while under police protection.
Hunter and McCall track a bounty hunter who beats up the outlaws he brings in.
Hunter travels to Sydney, Australia, in an attempt to find clues regarding the disappearance of an old flame three years ago.
McCall desperately tries to link a cold case murder to the paroled killer of her husband.
A teenage boy tries to protect his brother, a drug user who accidentally killed his dealer and stole $200,000 in mob money.
The Captain orders Hunter and McCall to serve as technical advisers for a television police show to keep them out of trouble. When the star of the show is killed, Hunter and McCall find themselves in the middle of another high-profile murder investigation.
Hunter delivers a baby for a runaway from San Diego, who names the girl after him. When the mother is killed, Hunter uncovers a grim conspiracy.
Hunter and McCall track down a woman who uses her feminine wiles to gather the information needed to mastermind quick-hitting robberies that coincide with the delivery of bearer bonds.
When the three high-school boys guilty of raping a teenage girl are released on a technicality, her older sister vows to make them pay for their crime.
The frustrated gigolo of a retired film star turns to robbing ATM's, with deadly consequences. Meanwhile, Hunter attracts the attention of an opportunistic lawyer when he makes a bad arrest in the case.
The son of a Hispanic mayoral candidate is shot and killed. A riot ensues when the killers are believed to be Caucasian police officers.
An accountant is killed and his wife wounded in an apparent home invasion. The investigation is hampered by the couple's traumatized teenage son.
Hunter's friend is accused of killing his wife, but Hunter connects the crime to a man he arrested a long time ago.
Sporty James naively tries to blackmail a powerful cocaine dealer after witnessing his subordinates commit a murder.
Hunter and McCall go undercover to investigate the murder of an accountant in a small town.
Hunter believes a group of "Baraqi" student revolutionaries are being framed for a series of bombings with a diplomat as the target.
A strange late night visit from one of Hunter's colleagues turns out to be linked to the murder of a young woman, who appears to have been electrocuted during an interrogation.
McCall falls for a man suspected of killing his estranged wife.
McCall goes undercover as a rock singer to investigate the disappearance of an old friend.
A psychotic bomber that Hunter put away in 1978 arrives in Los Angeles seeking revenge, armed with explosives, mind games, and a civil rights lawyer.
An anonymous tip leads McCall to believe that an explosion in her art class was an attempt to kill a murder witness.
Hunter's high school sweetheart has to be put in protective custody, along with her unemployed husband, after they witness a murder.
McCall goes undercover at a fashion agency after a businessman is fatally drugged and robbed by a model in a hotel room.
Hunter travels to the (fictional) country of Curaguay to hunt down Raoul Mariano in retaliation for the rape of Dee Dee McCall. After learning of Hunter's intentions, McCall tracks down Hunter to talk him out of his plan.
As the son of a mobster, Detective Rick Hunter has a hard time keeping partners because other cops don't trust him. The incompetent Bernie Terwilliger is the only one in the squad willing to work with him. Hunter enlists another maverick cop, the brassy Dee Dee McCall, to set a trap for a brutal murderer. Hunter and McCall become partners.moreless
Hunter fears that his retired former partner will seek revenge on the drug dealers who shot his wife.
A heavily-indebted, small-time manager is murdered after an unscrupulous promoter begins to court his promising young boxer.
A skeleton discovered in a demolished building reopens the 41-year-old unsolved murder case of an aspiring actress.
Hunter follows a suspect in a robbery and murder case who was released due to a lack of evidence. In the process, he learns that an old girlfriend is being hunted by a cocaine dealer.
A kidnapped toddler is found safe in a hotel room with a murdered prostitute who had given up the girl for adoption at birth.
Hunter and McCall navigate the world of Native American politics when they investigate the murder of an art dealer who illegally traded in artifacts.
While Hunter is on leave preparing to testify before a grand jury, he becomes involved with the girlfriend of the accused.
Novak helps a deaf woman search for her teenage daughter, who has run away with two friends and no money. Meanwhile, Hunter investigates a murder tied to a diplomat's pending illegal arms deal.
A series of exceptionally brutal murders of young Asian women reminds Hunter of a similar killer in Vietnam and causes Molenski to become burdened by a painful episode from her childhood.
Novak convinces Devane to let her old friend, now a reporter, shadow her and Hunter during the investigation of a tour bus robbery, unaware the friend is now a cocaine addict.
An armored car robbery goes awry when the gang leader kills his partner, and the car with the money in the trunk is stolen.
Hunter and Molenski are hounded by an unscrupulous newspaper reporter while investigating a popular community watch captain who chased down and severely beat an innocent African American teen.
Investigators examine whether McCall shot an innocent bystander or a fleeing jewelry thief.
The commander suspects that an officer (possibly Hunter) stole a large sum of money from a drug bust five years ago, and is now killing his cohorts to steal their shares.
Molenski becomes distracted by the glamour of her undercover assignment to bait a ring of strong-arm art thieves, resulting in her gun being stolen and used to commit a murder.
While transporting a prisoner, Hunter and McCall are taken captive by a group of white supremacists.
Devane's ex-wife is murdered, hours after she hit a parked car containing a dead body. Hunter tries to keep Devane from seeking revenge.
A film star with a mysterious past is left to die in a park after being forced to overdose on alcohol.
The FBI takes interest in Hunter and McCall's investigation of the Bulgarian contract killer thought to be responsible for Shannon Richards's death.
A cryptic dying declaration is key to solving the stabbing murder of a wealthy and deaf business owner.
Hunter and McCall try to stop a former prize fighter from exacting revenge on those who framed him for the murder of his manager.
Hunter puts his career on the line to clear the name of a young, critically injured officer accused of improperly discharging her weapon during an apparent robbery.
A respected female cop is suspected of conspiring with her partner to murder her abusive husband, an INS agent.
McCall is put in an uncomfortable position when Hunter uncovers evidence that suggests her boyfriend, an assistant DA, may be prosecuting the wrong person at a capital murder trial.
Sporty James goes on the run from a Colombian drug lord who believes James has a missing suitcase containing $1 million.
As Hunter and McCall work to identify a mysterious murdered transient, the killer pursues the only witness.
Captain Devane assigns Hunter and McCall new partners in a knee-jerk reaction to a cop's murder.
A wealthy housewife comes under suspicion after suddenly refusing to identify the burglar who stole her valuable necklace.
Hunter and McCall hesitate to arrest an unlikely assassin when they learn of his motive for targeting a community leader with strong ties to organized crime.
A tycoon is shot to death while alone in his locked study, minutes after telling Hunter and McCall that his adult children were trying to kill him for cutting off their allowances.
A prison-educated murderer pursues a retrial of his seven-year-old case, demanding Hunter identify an informant who happened to be his accomplice in an armed robbery.
Hunter and McCall try to build a case against a hit man who is killing drug dealers without leaving behind any evidence.
Stranded while transporting a meek pickpocket from a rural area, Hunter and McCall are picked up by a small-town sheriff who frames their prisoner for the severe beating of a waitress from a nearby diner.
The mail-order bride of Hunter's old Army buddy goes missing. The broker who arranged the marriage is murdered soon after.
The Captain faces an IA investigation when the name "C. Devane" is found on the debtor list of a mob accountant murdered while under police surveillance.
An employee in the District Attorney's office changes computer records in order to free dozens of prisoners, part of a plan to have her husband murdered.
Hunter and McCall are assigned to protect a sleazy criminal, who has been given immunity for testifying against a top criminal. Outraged at having to protect him, Hunter and McCall set out to find someone else who can testify against the top criminal.
A would-be extortionist becomes emboldened when a corrupt businessman's attempt to kill him goes awry.
Hunter is convinced that he can prove a wife killed her husband in a boat explosion - even after she's acquitted at trial.
A manslaughter investigation changes focus when the lead suspect is murdered in the same manner as a thoroughbred racehorse was.
McCall suspects a Jesuit priest -- who stands to inherit $50 million -- is behind the murder of one of Hunter's old flames, while Hunter focuses his attention on the woman's lovesick employer.
Hunter has to find a witness that can provide testimony to stop a gang war after a gangster is murdered.
A degenerate gambler who raises carrier pigeons is murdered for refusing to let a gang of drug runners use them as repayment for his marker. His young niece seeks out Hunter to find the killers, who have taken the birds and want to kidnap her.
A pair of young escorts become the targets of a ruthless coin thief after one of them steals his valuable plunder. Meanwhile, Novak helps a traumatized friend who has been mugged.
Allison is kidnapped after Novak's ex has his cover blown during a counterfeiting investigation.
The disgruntled secretary, former mistress, and ex-wife of a dry cleaning mogul conspire to rob him blind, unaware most of his cash actually belongs to the mob.
A petty ex-con is coerced into taking the fall for a murder, but not before he asks a dumbfounded Devane to be the best man at his wedding. Meanwhile, Hunter investigates a string of stolen gasoline shipments.
A bail bondsman sells out a bounty hunter to help the mob locate and silence a hostile witness. Meanwhile, a manpower shortage forces Metro's computer expert to assist Novak's investigation of a string of tavern burglaries.
Sparks fly when Hunter assists an investigation lead by Novak's ex-husband and suggests he may have the wrong suspects in a hotel room robbery that resulted in the death of a business executive. Meanwhile, Novak tracks down an escaped convict.