Inside the cases of the NYPD’s top detectives in the 65th Precinct. Guests include Christopher Walken, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, and James Caan.
S01:E01 - Meridian
Detective Halloran's first day on the job brings him face to face with a cop killer who is holding hostages in an exhibit hall.
S01:E02 - Nickel Ride
The detectives visit the aging captain of the Staten Island Ferry just as a group of armed robbers attempt a daring heist of an armored car traveling on the ferry.
S01:E03 - Line of Duty
Halloran easily kills a fleeing robber who's about to shoot him, but his lingering feelings of guilt make for an anguishing aftermath with the man's family. Diane Ladd guest stars.
S01:E04 - Sidewalk Fisherman
Gio, who lives by fishing coins out of sidewalk grates, longs to adopt an orphaned boy who he spins yarns for.
S01:E05 - Violent Circle
Detective Halloran goes undercover at a psychiatric hospital in an attempt to identify the murderer of a patient.
S01:E06 - Stakeout
A young detective works to redeem himself after lying about the circumstances of his partner's shooting death during a stakeout.
S01:E07 - No More Rumbles
A young gang member is tasked with a revenge shooting after a member of his own gang is killed.
S01:E08 - Belvedere Tower
A thief assaults milkmen and steals their uniforms in order to gain access to wealthy people's apartment buildings.
S01:E09 - The Bird Guard
After a gangster is murdered in a barber chair, the detectives track down the victim's fiancé in search of incriminating documents.
S01:E10 - The Other Face of Goodness
New York City detectives frantically hunt a killer who uses a coat hanger to strangle disabled women in their own homes.
S01:E11 - Lady Bug, Lady Bug
A wealthy industrialist refuses to meet the demands of an extortionist (Peter Falk, "Columbo") even after the crook brutally assaults a neighbor and threatens to kill the man's son.
S01:E12 - Susquehanna 4-7568
A naive New York transplant gets a mysterious phone call on her new line from a woman who sounds as if she is being murdered.
S01:E13 - And a Merry Christmas to the Force on Patrol
The precinct investigates a brazen Christmas Eve robbery and shooting by the notorious Marco Butcher and his brother.
S01:E14 - The Explosive Heart
The detectives fight against time to unravel a plan to murder a commander aboard his yacht.
S01:E15 - The Manhole
When an elderly sewer worker learns that his son is the leader of a street gang, he begs him to reform before informing the police.
S01:E16 - Even Crows Sing Good
A meek man seeks vengeance against the bookmaker who brutalized his fiancé.
S01:E17 - Burst of Passion
When Halloran's quiet neighbor embarks on an shocking killing spree, the detective assists in the hunt.
S01:E18 - Goodbye My Lady Love
A down-and-out alcoholic in the Bowery is accused of robbing and murdering a man, then using the stolen money to buy a horse-drawn cart.
S01:E19 - The Shield
Lt. Muldoon counsels a patrolman's son, who is trying to join the force despite his mother's wishes that he not follow in his father's footsteps.
S01:E20 - One to Get Lost
George Blake regrets having strayed from his wife and terminates the affair just moments before the woman is murdered by another jealous man, making Blake the prime suspect.
S01:E21 - Hey, Teach!
Halloran goes undercover as a teacher for a "modified-curriculum" high school class when their previous teacher falls to his death.
S01:E22 - Ticker Tape
A psychotic man threatens to plant a bomb during a parade honoring an Olympic hero.
S01:E23 - Fire Island
The detectives hunt down bootleggers on Fire Island after they shoot a revenue agent.
S01:E24 - Ten Cent Dreams
A young immigrant hits a big score playing the numbers racket but runs into complications collecting his winnings. Featuring Al Lewis ("The Munsters").
S01:E25 - The Bumper
When Lt. Muldoon is killed by a mob hitman, the detectives pull out all the stops in their search for the killer.
S01:E26 - A Running of Bulls
The detectives are assigned to protect visiting Latin Americans dignitaries, including the adolescent son of a dictator.
S01:E27 - Fallen Star
A young hotel bellhop gets mixed up with a gang of card sharks who prey upon the convention crowd.
S01:E28 - Beyond Truth
The precint re-investigates a man who may have been unjustly convicted in a hit-and-run, but the man refuses to cooperate with the police.
S01:E29 - Baker's Dozen
A former mob assassin is lured out of retirement by the opportunity to kill a kingpin for his 13th hit.
S01:E30 - The Rebirth
A cleaning woman, tired of her hardscrabble life, robs a bank in an attempt to buy happiness.
S01:E31 - Four Sweet Corners
A soldier returns home to find that his baby sister has become part of a shoplifting ring that has attracted the detectives' attention.
S01:E32 - The Sandman
Halloran goes undercover at a construction yard to see if he can find a connection between a victim and the mobster who likely ordered the hit.
S01:E33 - Turn of Events
When a private eye is found dead, the police discover that he was mixed up in criminal activity.
S01:E34 - A Little Piece of the Action
A payroll robbery gang hires a washed-up wheel man for a job that goes bad.
S01:E35 - The Bloodhounds
The detectives babysit a couple of bloodhounds belonging to a man involved in an auto accident, putting the dogs to good use while searching for a missing girl.
S01:E36 - The Scorpion Sting
The detectives investigate the source of numerous death threats that have been sent to a high-powered Madison Avenue agent.
S01:E37 - Saw My Baby There
A father attempts to kill his pregnant daughter's husband in order to cover up a stolen goods racket involving the two.
S01:E38 - The Canvas Bullet
A washed-up boxer needs fast money and desperately wants to get back into the ring to earn it, despite knowing his health is at risk.
S01:E39 - A Wood of Thorne
To spare a condemned killer, Halloran forces his way into a kept woman's apartment the night of the execution.