Season 1 Episode 7

The Hardcase

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Feb 28, 1984 on NBC

Episode Recap

The guys intervene when they spot three rowdy thugs on-board an unfamiliar boat, The Endeavour, harassing the girls on-board the Barefoot Contessa, only to later have the leader jump Murray and ransack the Riptide in revenge. They trace the boat as belonging to one Robert Atkins, but upon arrival at his house find it covered with police after he was found murdered. They unwittingly pick up a stowaway from the scene – the man's jilted former girlfriend who is now the price suspect in the murder. Believing the girl is innocent (thanks to Murray's lie detecting mood ring), the guys suspect that the thugs on board Atkins's boat were involved with the murder...