McCloud goes undercover when a Chris' building is burned down and Chris' nephew and the security guard are killed. The investigation shows that the building's owner was in debt and likely committed arson for the insurance money.
Three bank robbers have escaped from prison in New Mexico and are headed to New York to exact their revenge on McCloud for the injuries he inflicted on the gang's leader, and to find the stolen loot they ditched during the initial chase.
A businessman is shipping his female kidnap victims to a sheik in the Middle East in hopes of landing a big contract there.
A crazy day in New York finds the city experiencing a snowstorm as a Federal Inspector comes to balance the books. Meanwhile, a union lawyer is held in protection because of his knowledge of a graft incident, and a hooker is slipping something in her clients drinks and then paints their bodies in blue paint. Also, the mob plans to rush the department as the policemen set up a strike meeting.
A mob hit in New York sends McCloud and Clifford to Sydney, Austrailia. Along the way, a bail jumper recognizes McCloud from a New Mexico murder case and puts a contract on McCloud's head.