Midnight Caller - Season 3

NBC (ended 1991)




Episode Guide

  • City of Lost Souls (3)
    Closing in on the answers to Sonny's death leads to connections to the candidates and the issue of the homeless, which in turn causes Jack to become the target of an assassin.
  • City of Lost Souls (1)
    The Castlemans are pressuring KJCM to take a stand in the upcoming election, Jack is greeted by his supposed daughter, and his high school friend is murdered.
  • With Malice Towards One
    Jack tells Nikki about a situation he and Devon were trapped in a year ago, in which a vengeful ex-con and his gang kidnapped Devon in order to lure Jack to a payback situation.
  • City of Lost Souls (2)
    Jack pursues the death of his friend, who had been homeless for many years. In his search for answers to Sonny's death he goes undercover on the streets and meets up with the hierarchy of the street dwellers. Jack's pursuits may cost him his job, as a young upstart in the Castleman dynasty covers his show without a problem.moreless
  • Life Without Possibility (2)
    The convicts demand Jack broadcast their side of the story via KJCM, Deacon gets an interview with the prisoner on the outside, and Jack meets up with the prisoner with a bone to pick.
  • Life Without Possibility (1)
    Nikki shows who's the new boss by insisting Jack cover a prison riot near San Francisco. Jack arrives at the prison and becomes part of a chosen delegation to go inside and witness the atrocities the convicts are rebelling against. Unknowingly, Jack becomes the target of one of the inmates, who has a personal score to settle.moreless
  • The Leopard
    The Leopard
    Episode 20
    Jack and Nikki find themselves as proxies in a poker game; Jack's father's life is at stake.
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg (1)
    Jack is offered a new job, which he considers as Devon prepares to sell KJCM and move to Tahiti with the father of her child. We are introduced to Nikki Malloy in this episode and the prospective new owners of KJCM. Jack and Devon deal with their imminent separation by arguing with each other every chance they can get.moreless
  • Can't Say N-N-No
    Can't Say N-N-No
    Episode 15
    Jack and Nikki's tenuous friendship is tested when he questions her involvement with an ex-boyfriend, who has a substance abuse problem.
  • The Class of 1980
    The Class of 1980
    Episode 1
    Devon hosts a "Bachelor Auction", with Jack as the main attraction and her college classmates show up to support her. When friends start turning up dead, Jack investigates. Only the evidence begins to lead him and the police to his new girlfriend, another classmate of Devon's.
  • Sale Away (2)
    Sale Away (2)
    Episode 5
    Devon struggles with the sale of KJCM, wanting to ensure that her employees are well taken care of. She and Jack continue to lock horns, until push comes to shove in the delivery room! Jack has to decide whether to stay on at KJCM or move on to greener pastures.
  • That's Amoré
    That's Amoré
    Episode 11
    Jack's associate in the underworld seeks his assistance in locating his restaurant's kidnapped chef. The story turns out to be of a personal nature between the kidnapper and his hostage.
  • Ryder on the Storm
    Ryder on the Storm
    Episode 8
    Jack tries to help out his radio hero from his youth by trying to convince Nikki to give him a job. Jack seems blind to the man's obvious faults and self-destructive actions.
  • A Cry in the Night
    A Cry in the Night
    Episode 19
    KJCM's security guard is charged with murdering his son. Jack gets involved because the guard is suing KJCM for the advice he claims he received from Jack in how to deal with the drug problem in his family.
  • Play Blotto... and Die
    A former snitch seeks Jack's help in collecting his lotto winnings. He's in the witness protection program, and he's not a very popular citizen in San Francisco! When Jack isn't successful, the would-be millionaire approaches various familiar faces to attempt to retrieve the prize.
  • Uninvited Guests
    Uninvited Guests
    Episode 13
    When Zymak's relationship with an immigration officer seems to be clouding his judgment in a murder investigation, Jack becomes involved at the request of one of the deceased person's relatives.
  • The Language Barrier
    After Billy is attacked in North Beach, AKA "Little Italy", Jack looks into the matter. He finds a war waiting to happen between the Chinese and the Italians, which appears to have been sparked by the death of a Chinese man.
  • Blood Ties
    Blood Ties
    Episode 16
    Jack struggles with his opinion of deadbeat dads and with giving his "Little Brother" a positive start with his father who is making an effort to reform himself.
  • The Added Starter
    The Added Starter
    Episode 17
    A frequent caller to the show witnesses a murder; however no one believes her because the crime scene is cleaned up before the cops get there. She turns to Jack for help, protection, and comfort.
  • The Loneliest Number
    Jack's troubled young sister shows up on his doorstep. She and Deacon become emotionally involved and Jack struggles with the relationship.
  • Old Friends
    Old Friends
    Episode 3
    When Jack's surrogate father dies suddenly, Jack, with the help of Deacon, begins investigating the home where he had been living.
  • Her Dirty Little Secret
    Jack recognizes a woman who has been missing for years and in his pursuit of her he uncovers that she intentionally disappeared to avoid beatings from cop husband.
  • Home to Roost
    Home to Roost
    Episode 9
    A friend of Jack's, a Vietnam War veteran, is accused by a Vietnamese man of being involved in the massacre of his village. Jack’s friend denies involvements and the Vietnamese kidnaps him. He wants Jack to air the “trial” of his friend on his show.