After Starsky and Hutch go shopping for a new watch for Starsky they encounter a young female shoplifter. They take the girl home and are unnoticeably followed by three guys in a van. After the thugs attack Huggy Bear to lure out the guys the thugs get into the torino and switch cb radios. After Starsky and Hutch give chase to the thugs van they are lured out onto a farm by the fake radio where they are shot at. At the farm Hutch finds out who is after him and also the young girl shoplifter hides in Starsky car and is trapped with them. If Hutch does not give up in two hours
the barn will be set ablaze and the three will be killed.