Season 1


Police detectives Malcolm MacGruder and Jenny Loud get married in secret against departmental policy. Their discretion is tested when they begin getting stalked by a vengeful killer.
Guest Stars: Donna McKechnie as Barbara | Tony Musante as Caferelli | John Pleshette as Malcolm Skeat | Susan Tyrrell as Mrs. Skeat
Writer: Allan Cole

1 :01x01 - The Violation

Right after teaching a self-defense class for rape prevention, Jenny gets attacked.
Guest Stars: Julie Ow as Annie | David Prather as Marty | James Boyle as Craig

2 :01x02 - The Inside Man

In a murder case, Malcolm gets reunited with an old school pal who's now the target of hit men.
Guest Stars: Paul Drake as Garver | Tom Villard as Floyd
Director: Richard Compton

3 :01x03 - The Odds Favor Death

MacGruder and Loud discover that a colleague is linked with a notorious bookie.
Guest Stars: Richard Lynch (1) as Joey | Marta DuBois as Linda Braddock | Sandy McPeak as Braddock
Director: Stan Lathan

4 :01x04 - On the Wire

Jenny goes undercover to investigate an illegal gambling ring and as part of the investigation begins dating a mobster.
Guest Stars: Richard Venture as Ray | Dennis Franz as Roche | Ben Murphy (1) as Beauclaire
Director: Victor Hsu

5 :01x05 - Cop Killer

Malcolm mistakenly shoots a deaf boy whom he thought was a cop killer.
Guest Stars: Lane Smith as Richard | William Russ as Owen | Charlie Hill (2) as Spenser
Director: Richard Compton

6 :01x06 - Under Special Circumstances

Jenny goes undercover as a hooker to help bust up a narcotics ring.
Guest Stars: Valentin de Vargas as DeSoto | David Groh as Bass | Wendy Brainard as Karen
Director: Stan Lathan

7 :01x07 - Sanctuary

MacGruder and Loud go after a killer of a woman who sought sanctuary at a church.
Guest Stars: Martha Velez as Maria | José Flores as Beniquez | Victor Campos as Guerrero
Director: Richard Compton

8 :01x08 - Stepover Man

After they're repeatedly outwitted by a burglar, MacGruder and Loud's colleagues begin questioning their competence.
Guest Stars: Alan Stock as Carole | Robert Desiderio as Lynch | Willard E. Pugh as Bobby
Director: Bill Duke

9 :01x09 - For Better or for Worse

MacGruder and Loud get a glimpse of the bad side of marriage when they pursue a man who's been harassing his estranged wife.
Guest Stars: Richard Hatch (1) as Danny | Bruce Fairbairn as Mark Kinney | Ann Dusenberry as Elaine Kinney
Director: James L. Conway

10 :01x10 - The Price of Junk

Malcolm gets kidnapped by killers and thus a meddlesome reporter may get the scoop on his marriage to Jenny.
Guest Stars: Wings Hauser as Wyoming | Maggie Cooper as Stella | Francis X. McCarthy as Myhrum | Charles Boswell as Zacharias | Gail Grate as Naomi | Lee De Broux as Sgt. Harrison | Rick Rossovich as Officer Geller
Director: Charles Picerni

11 :01x11 - The Very Scary Man

Jenny goes against departmental regulations when she pursues a child molester during her off-time.
Guest Stars: Barry Primus as Sam | Julie Cobb as Olivia | Michael Horton (1) as Trent | Soleil Moon Frye as Katy | Ron Perlman as Attorney | Wendy Girard as Gina Gottlieb
Director: Richard Compton
Writer: Mike Robe

12 :01x12 - Act of War

The boyfriend of Jenny's friend's daughter is killed in a gang related shooting.
Guest Stars: Frank Coppola (1) as Hacker | Rasheed Hilson as Bubba | Rusty Cundieff as Perry | Gail Grate as Naomi
Director: Rick Wallace

13 :01x13 - Tarnished Blues

Malcolm vows revenge after Jenny gets shot and seriously wounded.
Guest Stars: Boyd Gaines as Ellis | Kres Mersky as Doris | Rebecca Balding as Sandy
Director: James L. Conway
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Crime | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 20, 1985
Ended: April 30, 1985
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