Midnight Caller

NBC (ended 1991)




Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • Conversations with an Assassin
      Jack Killian retires from the San Francisco Police Department after accidentally shooting his partner. He is offered a job as a late night talk radio host. A serial killer begins calling Jack which pulls Jack back into the crime fighting world.
    • But Not for Me
      But Not for Me
      Episode 2
      Jack receives a phone call from a man stating he is holding a suspected murderer in his personal custody. He continues to use Jack's show as a forum for his demands.
    • After It Happened
      Tina Cassidy an old girlfriend of Jack's informs him that she has AIDS. Jack decides that he needs to find out who is responsible and is surprised that the message of safe sex being ignored. He discusses this important topic on his show in the hopes of enlightening the public and finding the man who is responsible for Tina’s situation.moreless
    • Payback
      Episode 4
      A female officer is wounded and her partner is killed. She is an old friend of Jack’s and they seek comfort from each other. She is the only witness to the killing of her partner and Jack finds himself in the crossfire when the killers come after her.
    • Bank Job
      Bank Job
      Episode 5
      Jack goes into a bank and finds himself in the middle of a botched bank robbery. Now he is a hostage try to earn the freedom of everyone inside the bank.
    • The Execution of John Saringo
      The Nighthawk and his crew are invited to broadcast live from death row at a local prison. Jack, Devon and Billy follow an inmate during his final hours of life.
    • Trash Radio
      Trash Radio
      Episode 7
      Jack is being attacked by a jealous competitor over an old Internal Affairs investigation from when Jack was on the police force, in which he was found not guilty.
    • No Exit
      No Exit
      Episode 8
      A girl who ran away from home gets involved in prostitution. She calls into Jack's show looking for help in leaving this life and her pimp behind. Soon Jack discovers that the pimp is involved in other illegal markets as well.
    • Fathers and Sins
      Fathers and Sins
      Episode 9
      Jack's has not seen his father in over 25 years and his father comes back into his life. Devon and her father do not get along and then he suffers a heart attack. They both must find ways to forge new relationships with their fathers.
    • Twelve Gauge
      Twelve Gauge
      Episode 10
      A man calls Jack’s show as he sits waiting for his girlfriend to come. He plans to murder her and then kill himself. The police and Jack are racing against the clock to find this home and save the woman.
    • Promise to a Dead Man
      Jack is sucked in to an old unsolved murder case from forty years ago. This case is one of San Francisco’s most celebrated cases and ends up having an impact in Jack’s life.
    • The Fall
      The Fall
      Episode 12
      A mother calls Jack to help her son and her neighborhood to get rid of the drugs. This neighborhood is where Jack began his career as a patrolman.
    • Ethan's Call
      Ethan's Call
      Episode 13
      Jack’s former partner, Rusty's son, Ethan calls Jack to tell him he has run away from home. Jack, who still feels guilty and responsible for Rusty’s death, feels obligated to help out if he can.
    • Baby Chase
      Baby Chase
      Episode 14
      A doctor has her infant daughter is taken while she is helping a man on the street. The kidnapper is a young woman with some mental health issues and the baby has some serious medical issues of her own. Jack elicits the help of his listeners to help track down the young woman and the baby before it is too late.moreless
    • Wait Until Midnight
      A blind woman calls the police because she suspects a murder took place in the building in which she lives. She was talking to Jack by phone at the time of the incident. When the police arrive there is no evidence to support her allegations that anything happened.
    • Blues for Mr. Charlie
      Jack discusses the issues surrounding gun control during his show, in which he talks with a store owner about protecting himself. This store owner ends up shooting someone and places the blame on Jack.
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
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