T.J. Hooker

Season 4 Episode 12

The Surrogate

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Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Jan 12, 1985 on ABC
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  • A married woman talks with Hooker in a bar. She has removed her wedding ring. She is later killed by a man who plays calssical music. They look towards a call in radio station where people discuss their problems.

    9.5
    Hooker talks with a woman in the bar. He notices that she has a tan line where her wedding ring should be. He convinces her to try to work things out at home. Meanwhile there is a man watching her outside and playing classical music. He ends up killing her with a knife. Romano and Corrigan chase him thru a parking garage. Their cars flies off the top as they bail out in time. Hooker goes to see the husband and he is shocked about what happened. He tells Hooker she listened to a radio sex show hosted by Sandy Roberts. They also find out that another victim called in to the radio show. They go to meet Sandy. She meets them with her assistant Craig. They later find the killer's car with tapes from Sandy's show. That night a woman calls Sandy telling her the police said people were dying who called in to the show. She confronts Hooker the next day and he said he is just trying to help. They pick up a guy named Martin who was seen dating one of the murdered marrried women. He is cleared for the murder, but he is held for wife beating. Romano finds out that the murderer has Addison's disease. They look hard at all the employees at the radio station. Sandy goes to see Hooker and offers her help. Hooker is not satified that she is giving her all. Stacey starts having some stronger feelings for Jim as he is showing care for a child of an abusive father. She is having a hard time in a relationship which is causing the feelings. Later that night Sandy decides to help Hooker all the way by going on the air and explaining the situation. Hooker takes her for a coffee break. Her assistant Craig is seen watching them and popping pills. Stacey goes undercover and calls in to the show to pull out the killer. Craig goes to the bar to kill Stacey. Hooker and crew stop him and he runs out. He goes back to the station to kill Sandy. They race over to catch him. Hooker catches in a room full of mirrors and mannequins. Sandy tells Hooker in the end to go see his ex-wife. Hooker is feeling a little lonely.
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