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Episode Guide

    • The Prairie Flower
      The Prairie Flower
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      11/12/60
      9.0
      Mary Lou Weatherbie is a sweet young gal fresh off the turnip truck from the Midwest who's determined to get on the New York stage by any means possible--including murder.
    • Layoff Charley
      Layoff Charley
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      12/17/60
      8.0
      Scott Norris hears about a man named Charley with an uncanny ability to pick horseracing winners. Charley turns out to be a respectable insurance agent.
    • So's Your Old Man
      So's Your Old Man
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      12/2/61
      8.0
      Big time bookie Mitch Mitchell might be the hardest and most unfeeling man in New York City but kind-hearted Pinky believes there is some good in the man. Aided by his son, Andy, and the Boy Scouts, she sets out to soften Mitch's heart.
    • The Red Carpet
      The Red Carpet
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      4/15/61
      8.0
      Young poet Anthony Dormer has threatened to assassinate the visiting Queen of Romania. Scott Norris decides to interview the impetuous young man to find out what's the deal.
    • Big Town Blues
      Big Town Blues
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      1/21/61
      7.5
      Pinky and Pat Garrison go to a roadhouse on the edge of town to check out a hot trumpet player named Joe Peabody. According to Pat, Peabody plays the same style as a man named Buddy Benedict who was supposedly bumped off by the Chicago mob.
    • Million Dollar Suit
      Million Dollar Suit
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      5/27/61
      7.5
      Pat Garrison investigates when a workman tells him that unsafe materials are being used in a tunnel project because of construction graft. His ensuing story gets his newspaper sued for libel.
    • Two a Day
      Two a Day
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      2/4/61
      7.5
      Pinky hits the big time when she's booked to sing at the Palace Theatre. While waiting backstage for the Pinkster to go on, Pat Garrison notices escape artist Alonzo the Great making lusty eyes at a dancer. This could mean trouble because Alonzo has a jealous wife on the premises somewhere.moreless
    • Coney Red Hots
      Coney Red Hots
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      1/28/61
      7.5
      Lou Brazil is pressuring Weber's, a Coney Island restaurant, to buy $100.00 per gallon mustard from him. Scott Norris steps in to lend a hand to the restaurant owners.
    • Mademoiselle from Armentieres
      Mademoiselle from Armentieres
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      4/29/61
      7.5
      Scott Norris gets involved in the misadventures of Alvin Jones, a former World War I comrade, who claims to be the real life version of a character from a popular song of that era.
    • Royal Tour
      Royal Tour
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      6/3/61
      7.5
      Garrison helps a visiting European prince elude his entourage. It seems as though the young royal wants to find out how real Americans live. Trouble ensues when the prince falls for a Brooklyn gal named Susie Morris. It seems as though sweet Susie has a real live gangster for a boyfriend.moreless
    • Lucky Charm
      Lucky Charm
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      2/18/61
      7.5
      Gambler King Cole claims Pinky brings him good fortune and proceeds to sweep the Pinkster off her feet. Pat Garrison isn't so sure about the relationship and begins digging to prove his suspicions.
    • Blondes Prefer Gentlemen
      Blondes Prefer Gentlemen
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      12/16/61
      7.5
      Coleen McCullough is killed when she hits her head on a heater during a fight with her boyfriend, bootlegger Jack Bennett. Pinky, who witnessed the whole thing, knows it was an accident, but Bennett isn't taking any chances - he has Pinky kidnaped.
    • Bold Edition
      Bold Edition
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      12/10/60
      7.5
      Scott Norris suspects that Eugene Jarech is responsible for shooting a newspaperman but more innocent people will die before Jarech can be brought to justice.
    • Black Saturday
      Black Saturday
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      2/11/61
      7.2
      Pat Garrison suspects that gambler Archie Stone is pressuring Harwood University star football player, Johnny Martin, to throw the big game.
    • Pinky Goes to College
      Pinky Goes to College
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/25/61
      7.0
      Once again, Pinky is in the wrong place at the wrong time when she witnesses a gangland killing. Duke then comes up with the bright idea to hide the Pinkster on a college campus--dressed as a boy. This one could get really sticky.
    • The Fifth Pin
      The Fifth Pin
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      4/8/61
      6.5
      A dead policeman is found in the car of mobster Frankie Delain but someone else gets convicted of the murder. Later, devil dolls with stick pins begin turning up wherever Frankie goes.
    • Footlights
      Footlights
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      1/13/62
      6.5
      A burlesque comic blames a theatre owner for the death of his galpal and decides to get even by getting the owner's daughter a part in a new Broadway play--knowing full well that the man is dead set against his daughter becoming an actress.
    • White Carnation
      White Carnation
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      12/3/60
      6.0
      Dandy Dan Brady is just out of jail and looking for revenge on the man who framed him--former partner Ben Dorschel. Pinky, an old friend of Brady, gets herself stuck right smack dab in the middle of things.
    • Vendetta on Bleecker Street
      Vendetta on Bleecker Street
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      11/5/60
      1.0
      A jailed murderer refuses to give his proxy bride a divorce. Then he breaks out of jail with the intention of killing his bride and her lover.
    • Duke on the Bum
      Duke on the Bum
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      11/18/61
      0.0
      Duke goes undercover as a Bowery bum in order to get the goods on a racketeer.
    • You Can't Fight City Hall
      You Can't Fight City Hall
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      1/6/62
      0.0
      Pinky is at it again. The Pinkster manages to upset New York City's entire political structure in order to show an immigrant newsboy democracy in action. This entire hullabaloo occurs due to the theft of a three cent newspaper.
    • No Exit
      No Exit
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      10/7/61
      0.0
      Pat Garrison falls head over heels in love with beautiful Mona Fenton, the daughter of a prominent politician. Unfortunately for our hero, Mona seems to prefer gangster Hank Merriman over him.
    • Kitty Goes West
      Kitty Goes West
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      10/14/61
      0.0
      Irish immigrant Kitty O'Moyne is so excited about arriving in America that she accidentally does a swan dive into the harbor. She then falls for the Prince Charming who rescued her--Tim McCool. There's only one problem--Tim is associated with the Mob.
    • Nobody's Millions
      Nobody's Millions
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/21/61
      0.0
      John Dehner joins the series as Jim "Duke" Williams who at first glance appears to be more con man than newsman. He invents a news story out of thin air and than attempts to convince an amnesia victim that she's the heiress to a large fortune.
    • Standing Room Only
      Standing Room Only
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/28/61
      0.0
      Broadway producer Sheldon Farrington is in a jam. He's been losing money at the racetrack and to cover these losses he decides to sell a percentage of his show to backers. Unfortunately for Farrington, one of these backers is a shady character named Max Winslow.
    • Asparagus Tipps
      Asparagus Tipps
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      12/9/61
      0.0
      Duke discovers a foolproof system to play the horses and disseminates this information to the public through his newspaper column. Needless to say, New York's bookies are none too pleased about this situation.
    • Everybody Loves Benny
      Everybody Loves Benny
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      11/11/61
      0.0
      Out after a scoop, Pat Garrison moves in with Benny Lester who has been marked for death by the Mob.
    • Another Time, Another War
      Another Time, Another War
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      11/4/61
      0.0
      Former World War I doughboy Ace Johnson has come upon hard times so he decided to go into the bootlegging business. When he purchases a hijacked truck from mobster Dutch Miller, Ace finds himself charged with the murder of the original owner of the truck.
    • Right Off the Boat (2)
      Right Off the Boat (2)
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      5/20/61
      0.0
      Scott Norris, hoping to get the goods on "14 Carat" Jones, ships out as a seaman on a rum-runner.
    • Right Off the Boat (1)
      Right Off the Boat (1)
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      5/13/61
      0.0
      Devil may care adventurer and rumrunner "14 Carat" Jones steals Pinky's heart. Needless to say, Scott and Pat aren't the least bit pleased about this situation.
    • Dance Marathon
      Dance Marathon
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      1/14/61
      0.0
      Scott Norris hopes that marathon dancer Libby Norton can help him expose a corrupt police captain who's running a blackmail racket.
    • The Maestro
      The Maestro
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      1/7/61
      0.0
      Opera star Paolo Scarpi arrives in New York City but there's no ticker tape parade. Pat Garrison has gotten a tip that the crooner is going to be bumped off.
    • Judge Seward's Secret
      Judge Seward's Secret
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      11/26/60
      0.0
      Despite threats against his life, a judge prepares to hear the case against a member of the notorious Rossi mob.
    • Brother's Keeper
      Brother's Keeper
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      11/19/60
      0.0
      Pat Garrison is on the story when a million dollars in securities disappears from the conservative banking institution of Lawrence and Company.
    • The Velvet Frame
      The Velvet Frame
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      10/29/60
      0.0
      Pat Garrison reveals the gangster ties of respected civic leader Otto Bauer but the man keeps insisting that he's innocent.
    • Champagne Lady
      Champagne Lady
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      10/22/60
      0.0
      Scott Norris fears that old pal Mike Callahan might be fronting for the activities of racketeer Lucky Marlowe.
    • Pie in the Sky
      Pie in the Sky
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      2/25/61
      0.0
      A lovesick young man tries to talk his girl into marrying him---from atop a flagpole.
    • The Vamp
      The Vamp
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      3/4/61
      0.0
      Movie studio magnate Max Felix tears press agent Harry Shayne a new one over unfavorable publicity star actress Zelda Valmy has been receiving. Unwilling to go quietly into the unemployment line, Shayne then schemes to destroy Zelda's career once and for all.
    • Among the Missing
      Among the Missing
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      5/6/61
      0.0
      West Point cadet Jim Everly breaks curfew on the eve of graduation and winds up at the Charleston Club in search of girlfriend Nancy Ritter. It seems as though Nancy just jilted Jim and he wants to find out the reason. Things then go from awful to good grief for poor Jim when he witnesses a gangland killing.moreless
    • Scandal Sheet
      Scandal Sheet
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      4/22/61
      0.0
      Pinky is in another full blown jam in this one. She finds the dead body of playboy Jay Jameson in his apartment and the daughter of her wardrobe mistress is the leading suspect.
    • Burnett's Woman
      Burnett's Woman
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      10/15/60
      0.0
      Mobster Big Lou Burnett's moll, Julie Fiore, is the lead suspect in the murder of a rival mobster.
    • The Salvation of Killer McFadden
      The Salvation of Killer McFadden
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      4/1/61
      0.0
      Hoodlum "Killer" McFadden decides to reform when he falls in love with a lovely mission worker. Pat Garrison tries to lend a hand.
    • The Twelfth Hour
      The Twelfth Hour
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      3/18/61
      0.0
      A wild night on the town and too much to drink leave young Gerald North III in a full blown jam. He's being accused of blackmail and murder.
    • War with the Night Hawkers
      War with the Night Hawkers
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      3/11/61
      0.0
      The underworld begins moving in on the taxicab business and any cabbie who decides to resist becomes a hit-and-run victim. Copy boy Chris Higbee places himself right smack dab in the middle of things when he takes a job as a driver.
    • The People People Marry
      The People People Marry
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      1/20/62
      0.0
      Copy boy Chris Higbee gets his big newspaper break when he is assigned to temporarily takeover the newspaper's advice to the lovelorn column. Unfortunately for Chris, he might be needing some advice himself real soon.
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