A poet who for years has traded his poems for alcohol to a bar owner steals them back when his pleas to return them are rejected. Then the bar owner kills him.
It's shades of Eddie Waitkus on the gridiron when a star NFL running back is shot by a disturbed young woman who claims they've been having an affair.
An eerily overprotective father plots a violent revenge on a group of youths who harassed his sheltered daughter in a movie theater.
A disfigured boy who lives in the shadows is suspected of being a mugger. Once the boy is cleared, Detective Flint and a girl who befriended him try to help the youth face the world.
Arcaro befriends a dying woman who seemingly can't get along with anyone.
In order to raise money for his wife's trip to a floral conference, a former boxer decides to get back into the ring unaware that his crooked manager plans to sell him out.
In this clunker of an episode, a drunken toll booth collector goes on a bender, abducts a hotel waiter whom he mistakes for a scientist, and takes him aboard the Staten Island Ferry.
A loan shark insists that bartender Barney Sonners help him rob the lounge where he works. When Barney refuses and informs the police, he and is family are then terrorized by hoods.
After his son places him in a retirement home, a man begins calling in bomb threats to perceived evildoers all over the city. Things get even more complicated when a fellow retirement home resident begins blackmailing him over the calls.
Special Guest Stars: Ed Begley
as Jimmy Fenton |
Inspired by his teacher that he can accomplish anything, a nearly blind boy begins a walk from a Manhattan class field trip to his home in Brooklyn.
Libby becomes convinced that an intense new student in her acting class plans on killing their instructor.
A restauranteur gets framed for murder by his unfaithful wife and her suitor.
Two lifelong friends, now embroiled in a bitter feud, lock themselves in a storage room. An old Polish custom says they will either emerge as friends again or one of them will be dead.
The body of a boy accidentally killed 25 years before is discovered. Knowing that three of his pals were the ones responsible, a lifelong loser decides to blackmail them.
A 33 year old Las Vegas showgirl and her galpal arrive in New York and proceed to abduct a prominent psychiatrist at gunpoint. It seems as though the showgirl wants the shrink, with whom she had a Vegas fling, to marry her. Only one problem--he already has a wife.
Con man/thief Roger Fallon romances female servants of wealthy families in order to gain access to their employers' homes and valuables.
In order to become a hero to his sons, a businessman baits a gang of thieves into robbing his newly opened liquor store.
Three rich boys steal the jewels of their neighbors for kicks. Eventually things lead to blackmail and murder when a janitor discovers what they've been doing.
Informer Alan Starkie needs to get out of town fast but to get out of town he needs money. So he goes to the police for funds.
Detective Jerry Costell has himself transferred to the 65th Precinct so he can get the man who killed his partner.
Lt. Parker sends Detective Flint up the river to Sing Sing prison to witness the execution of a killer whom Flint apprehended.
A Puerto Rican man and his pregnant wife have just arrived in New York. Desperate for a job, the man pays a "job seller" to get him one but the seller reneges on the deal.
Richard Calder and galpal Eunice Vail are on trial for murdering Calder's wealthy wife. One stubborn juror holds out for not guilty and succeeds in convincing the others to vote for an acquittal. Then when Flint uncovers conclusive proof of guilt, the crestfallen juror decides to mete out his own justice by killing Calder.
Executive Jason Colwell gets into a brawl with a man over a parking space and accidentally kills him. Not willing to turn himself in, Colwell eventually begins to punish himself for his crime.
A neurotic divorcee claims a Lothario stole her car but he says she loaned it to him after he picked her up in a drinking establishment.
During the course of a robbery/murder investigation, a dying executive makes Detective Flint an offer--he wants Flint to takeover as CEO of his company after his death.
Two Native American construction workers get into a fight over a woman and one accidentally falls to his death. Tribal custom prevents the survivor from going to the police even though he has a witness to back up his story.
Eccentric procrastinator Ben Giovanni is given an ultimatum by his fiancee--either he marries her within the week or she leaves him for good.
Even Frank Nitti gets involved in the search for a missing woman who's the carrier of an infectious, often fatal, disease.
A man is told to leave town after witnessing his brother and some other hoods beat a man to death.
A junk dealer kills his partner in a fight over the business when the partner refuses to go along with his latest get rich quick scheme.
A love triangle at a paper factory between the owner and an employee over a woman ends in tragedy for all involved.
A judge orders a laborer and a TV executive into counseling after they're both charged with spousal battery.
A barber who was rejected for admission into the NYPD Police Academy rents a policeman's uniform from a theatrical wardrobe department and begins impersonating a police officer. All goes well until he has a confrontation with an armed robber who bears a strong resemblance to Dustin Hoffman.