Phoenix (1992) - Season 2

ABC1 (ended 1993)


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Episode Guide

  • Hit, Shit, and Scatter
    The Majors employ a daring plan to flush out the missing drugs. Knowing he is dealing with increasingly desperate criminals, Peter Faithful is forced to rely on Chris' dangerous relationship with Sergio as bait for his trap. While a jubilant Ian uncovers the mystery that has plagued forensic from the first aggravated burglary, Peter and his crew are scattered to far sections of the police force. The Major Crime Squad is no more!moreless
  • Snow Job
    Snow Job
    Episode 12
    Life for the Major Crime Squad is now severely complicated by the scrutiny of Internal Investigations and a Joint Task Force with the Federal Police into drug importation.
  • Under Siege
    Under Siege
    Episode 11
    The Majors raid the flat of a prime suspect for the aggravated burglaries and his terrified girlfriend jumps out a second storey window. Peter and the Majors go into shock while the suspect, Garry, slips through the net. The new Chief Superintendent of Crime, Jock Brennan, arrives with the Internal Investigations Department while the Majors desperately search for their missing suspect.moreless
  • Shuffling the Deck
    Shuffling the Deck
    Episode 10
    Frustration mounts for the Majors as another aggravated burglary on an elderly couple takes place. But this time it's solo with no similarity to the previous offences. Chris Faithful, Drug Squad undercover, makes a cocaine buy from her new contact Sergio who confirms a big importation is arriving soon. Ian Cochrane in Forensic identifies hair and blood samples from the solo aggravated burglary as coming from the same crim involved in the previous attacks - the Majors finally have a strong lead to run with. The recent victims provide a facefit of the solo burglar as Sergeant Spivak from the Federal Police moves into the Major Crime Squad. A Joint Task Force is set up between the Majors and the Feds.moreless
  • Give A Dog A Bone
    Give A Dog A Bone
    Episode 9
    The Majors need to put together their own surveillance which helps link Flannagan to a container entering the country. The problem is the AFP are getting involved and are trying to take over.
  • In on the Joke
    In on the Joke
    Episode 8
    The Majors investigate Stan Cutler, a conman linked to the aggravated burglaries by Forensic evidence and placed under Police Protection in exchange for information. Meanwhile, Internal Investigations Department (IID) investigate Peter Faithful over $20,000 which passed through his bank account. Stan escapes from protective custody and leads the Majors on a merry chase. When eventually tracked down again he provides another name, Victor Flannagan. Have they found the organiser or will Flannagan lead the Majors into another quagmire of deception?moreless
  • Aladdin's Cave
    Aladdin's Cave
    Episode 7
    Ripples spread through Police Headquarters with the crossover of the Majors and the Drug Squad. The two squads agree to pool information relating to a major suspect, John Rhys - a receiver of stolen goods. Rhys maintains innocence under heavy questioning till a breakthrough in Forensic helps tie him to the agg. burgs. Rhys finally breaks and drops a bombshell - the burglaries are a fundraiser for something much bigger - drug importation!moreless
  • Safe as Houses
    Safe as Houses
    Episode 6
    The Major Crime Squad and the Bureau of Criminal Intelligence lock horns over Carlos, an informant. While Forensic endeavour to narrow down possible sites of the lead contaminated soil, the Majors sift through endless threads of information. The Drug Squad lose track of Chris while she is undercover with a drug dealer and the top brass take Murdoch to task about the number of complaints against the Majors. Chris eventually turns up in an unexpected place - outside a 'safe house' that is raided by the Majors. Suddenly there is a cross-over between the Drug Squad and the Majors. Caught in the net is a brand new player John Rhys.moreless
  • Inside Information
    Inside Information
    Episode 5
    Following a tip off from a 'gig', Inspector Murdoch authorises the Majors to raid a warehouse where they score a huge cache of stolen goods. Unfortunately the newcomer to the Squad, Russell Howie, is the target of complaints of sexual assault when his inexperience leads to the accidental disrobing of a young girl.moreless
  • The Return
    The Return
    Episode 4
    Shock waves roll through the Major Crime Squad when a second aggravated burglary on previous victims takes place. Betty viciously raped and James beaten for six rare valuable stamps. Peter Faithful is devastated when he learns that the crooks used his name to gain entry. Under hypnosis Betty is able to give a vague description of her attacker while, in Forensic, Ian Cochrane triumphantly confirms it's the same crooks as the first attack. Inspector Lew Murdoch manages to boost the squad's numbers when he recruits Russell Howie, ex Fraud Squad. The Majors have little time for Fraudies.moreless
  • Married to the Job
    Married to the Job
    Episode 3
    Chris Faithful is a Senior Detective with the Drug Squad and married to Peter Faithful. While undercover, Chris survives the experience of a hostile gun to her head to finally make a 'buy' of good quality amphetamine. The Major Crime Squad's frustration builds and tempers flare as the understaffed Majors cover every angle to track the aggravated burglars. An added complication of looking after an interstate detective is flicked across to Adrian Moon. When the interstater steps out of line, Moon retaliates and inadvertently earns the admiration of the Squad. In Forensic, Peter is intrigued by Ian Cochrane's discovery of lead contamination in soil samples. In the field, Carol Cochrane checks out a clandestine amphetamine laboratory for the Drug Squad. The lab explodes in a chemical fireball!moreless
  • Deal of Pay
    Deal of Pay
    Episode 2
    The paths of the Major Crime Squad and the Dealers Squad meet when the Dealers come across a stolen watch linked to the aggravated burglaries. Resources stretched to the limit, the Majors also take over the interrogation of Joanna, a young offender pinched by the Dealers. In Forensic, Ian and Carol begin the difficult task of identifying unusual dirt samples found at the scene of the last aggravated burglary. Inspector Lew Murdoch, an ex toe-cutter, arrives to head up the Majors and appears to be a nine to five man with an 'attitude' problem. Squad morale goes into decline. A raid planned behind Murdoch's back turns into a fiasco. Complaints roll in and the Inspector's wrath descends on the squad and particularly on Snr.Sgt.Moon.moreless
  • Victims Forever
    Victims Forever
    Episode 1
    The Major Crime Squad's investigation of a series of aggravated burglaries leads to an unexpected discovery. The Major Crime Squad is understaffed and leaderless. Sergeant Peter Faithful and his crew struggle to deal with existing investigations when the fourth in a series of aggravated burglaries on 'soft targets', the elderly well-to-do, takes place. The victims of this latest outrage, Betty and James Arthur, have been viciously beaten and terrorised in their own home. The thieves know their targets and take only select valuable items. Tension in the Squad rises as newly appointed Senior Sergeant Adrian Moon follows orders to pull the Majors into line. His manner does nothing to endear him to Faithful and the crew when he turns a key investigation over to the Armed Robbery Squad.moreless