(1959–1960)

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Season 1

5 Oct. 1959
The Taste of Ashes
Rex Randolph discovers his partner has died, the police dismiss the case as a simple suicide, but Randolph is convinced far more is at stake. Working his way through the social elite of Pelican Bay he does uncover a truth no one expected and picks up a new partner for his business along the way.
 
12 Oct. 1959
The Mourning Cloak
Rex gets a strange note care of his office assistance requesting he come out to an old run down plantation house. It becomes obvious very quickly something is very wrong at the house especially when former employees turn up dead.
 
19 Oct. 1959
Torch Song for Trumpet
Cal is asked by a young lady, Cindy Roberts to investigate how her previous lover Kip Kiley had been released early from jail and refuses to have anything to do with her. What Cal discovers is far more complex and involves the whole existence of the club scene on Bourbon Street.
 
26 Oct. 1959
Woman in the River
When police refuse to search for a young man's missing girlfriend, Rex and Cal agree to help him locate her.
 
9 Nov. 1959
The Tiger Moth
Harry Evans a local musician asks Rex for a loan of $1000.00 because he refuses to explain why, Rex refuses. Later Rex has a change of heart and visits Harry to find he has committed suicide.
 
16 Nov. 1959
Secret of Hyacinth Bayou
Cal gets a note from a man living deep in the bayou. Just getting to meet the man creates challenges and a string of strange encounters with the inhabitants of the local town. Once he meets the man he is told a story that leads to possible fatal circumstances.
 
30 Nov. 1959
Mrs. Viner Vanishes
Cal begins to investigate a strange case when a man claims he checked into a hotel with his wife, and the woman appears to have disappeared with out a trace.
 
7 Dec. 1959
Light Touch of Terror
Kenny becomes involved in a case when it appears one of New Orleans most famous criminals "The Axe Murder" has re-emerged.
 
14 Dec. 1959
The Golden Beetle
Rex and Cal are called in to investigate the possible theft of a beetle shaped piece of jewelry. The only lead they have is the possible motive of the ex husband of one of the owners.
 
28 Dec. 1959
Portrait of Lenore
Rex is called in when a famous painting "The Lenore" is stolen from a local art gallery. His expertise and cunning are required when a mysterious woman approaches the gallery with an offer to return the painting.
 
4 Jan. 1960
Kill with Kindness
A rich old woman has collected a group of misfits around her, dreaming that her act of kindness will change their lives. Cal discovers someone is trying to poison her, but who, and more importantly, how?
 
11 Jan. 1960
Inside Man
After a close personal friend of Rex is found murdered. He agrees to go undercover into jail to try and crack the alibi of the man he thinks responsible.
 
18 Jan. 1960
Find My Face!
A man injured in a hit and run accident staggers into Rex and Cal's office. He appears to be suffering from amnesia, but even after people come forward to identify him, some still have doubts.
 
25 Jan. 1960
Knock on Any Tombstone
A family approaches Rex and Cal when they become concerned about a series of voodoo symbols that have been delivered to their home. The family think it is just mischief, but Cal's knowledge of Voodoo suggests far more sinister motives are in play.
 
4 Apr. 1960
Twice Betrayed
Sgt. Al Bogart does a favor for Cal Calhoun and in return wants Calhoun to return the gesture. It's a shadow job on a crook named Sid Lucas. Bogart wants no questions asked and no other cops involved. Cal is puzzled but because of Bogart's sterling reputation as a steady, reliable desk cop he accepts the job. Bogart wants to be in on one great headline grabbing arrest before his retirement and he is convinced Lucas can lead him to Taylor Ferguson...a bar owner who's cheating the IRS. At least that's the story he tells Calhoun.
 
25 Apr. 1960
Six Hours to Midnight
Cal Calhoun, when he was a police detective, arrested a man for murder. Six hours before the man is to be executed, Calhoun is convinced the man is innocent. Calhoun makes progress and is on the verge of cracking the case when he realizes he's also the victim of deceit. The clock is ticking and Calhoun may lose his own life before he can save the prisoner's life.
 
13 Jun. 1960
Wagon Show
The murder of a circus performer is linked to the disappearance of a chimpanzee.
 
27 Jun. 1960
Reunion
A girl runs away from a girls' school to see her estranged father. The father turns out to be Big Tom Lanza, a prominent mobster. Lanza's enemies try to turn the situation to their advantage. Cal Calhoun has been hired to track down the girl but finds himself in the middle of more than he bargained for. Calhouns soon fins not only the girl but her principal are in peril -- and he may not survive the case, either.
 
4 Jul. 1960
Teresa
Rex is asked by Jan Dennison to help find her brother Brad. Brad has been involved with Mara, owner of a casino and who has shady connections. The father of Jan and Brad is one of the wealthiest men in Louisiana, and is certain to disown Brad if he learns of Brad's relationship with Mara. It turns out Brad went to see Mara on her privately owned island -- where she has been hosting (for a $50,000 fee) two hoods who've pulled off a $250,000 bank robbery. Rex and Jan need to find Brad as Hurricane Teresa is bearing down on Louisiana -- and moving up the Mississippi ...
 

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