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(1959–1963)

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Season 1

22 Jan. 1959
Pilot
 
15 Oct. 1959
The Empty Chair
With Capone in prison, Frank Nitti tries to grab the open top spot in the empire. But Capone's bookkeeper is giving him a run for his money.
 
22 Oct. 1959
Ma Barker and Her Boys
Ness has tracked down the notorious bank robber Ma Barker, a woman who turned her back on religion in order to lead a life of crime with her sons.
 
29 Oct. 1959
The Jake Lingle Killing
A newspaperman is murdered for double-crossing some mobsters. So a reward-seeking ex-con decides to work with Ness and find the killer.
 
5 Nov. 1959
The George 'Bugs' Moran Story
Ness tries to get the influential president of a truckers union to stop mobster "Bugs" Moran and his crime syndicate from infiltrating the labor unions.
 
12 Nov. 1959
Ain't We Got Fun
A successful bootlegger seizes control of a nightclub and takes its brash young comic under his wing, promising to make him a star.
 
19 Nov. 1959
Vincent 'Mad Dog' Coll
A deranged gangster kidnaps the right-hand man of mobster Dutch Schultz, then steals the horse Schultz was planning to bet on in the Kentucky Derby.
 
26 Nov. 1959
Mexican Stake-Out
Eliot Ness is lured south of the border to retrieve a witness who will help his case. Only it's a set-up...once there, the mobster on trial is planning to have Ness killed.
 
3 Dec. 1959
The Artichoke King
A gangster who controls the produce market in New York has a colleague bumped off. But when the hit man he hired gets greedy, he has to get rid of him too.
 
10 Dec. 1959
The Tri-State Gang
A notorious gang that hijacks trucks is unstoppable...until one of its members falls for a young French woman who can identify their leader.
 
17 Dec. 1959
The Dutch Schultz Story
After Dutch Schultz gets his income tax evasion trial moved to a quiet town, he starts to have a positive effect on its citizens and eventually sways the jury.
 
24 Dec. 1959
You Can't Pick the Number
Eliot Ness and the Untouchables set their sights shutting down the numbers racket. The numbers are like a lottery where anyone can place a bet of up to one dollar on a three digit number. The payout for a full dollar bet is $600 so the profit for the mob, who run the racket, is the remaining 40%. Ness wants to shut down that cash flow which can be used for more heinous crimes. They think they may have an in when one of Al Morrissey's collectors is stabbed. Ness pressures Agent Marty Flaherty to make contact with Morrissey, an old friend who once saved his life. Before...
 
31 Dec. 1959
The Underground Railway
When Frank Halloway breaks out of prison, his crooked lawyer arranges for him to follow the underground railway to Los Angeles where he hopes to collect his $250,000 share of the loot from his last job. The so-called railway is a safe route to Los Angeles with help from reliable criminal associates along the way. To also help him along the way, the lawyer arranges for Mona Valentine to travel with him and pose as is wife. She does so for the money she's offered even though she is repulsed by Halloway who is quite ugly. Along the way however, he undergoes plastic ...
 
7 Jan. 1960
Syndicate Sanctuary
With Al Capone out of the way, the mob is looking to relocate its base of operations outside of Chicago in a nearby community. Their first step is to get rid of the incorruptible mayoral candidate, Judge Leon Zabo, who they run down in the street. The Coroner's inquest is a sham and it is obvious that the Chief of Police, who appoints the Coroner, is already in the syndicate's pocket. Ness and his men move into the town intent on shutting the mob down before they even get started but the Untouchables find that they also have to protect the dead Judge's daughter, ...
 
14 Jan. 1960
The Noise of Death
When Eliot Ness and Agent Martin Flaherty raid a small butcher shop looking for illegal liquor, they find more the cheap booze: they find the body of the store's owner, Arturo Vittorini, in the meat locker. The dead man's wife Barbara accuses the neighborhood Mafia chief, Joe Bucco, of ordering the killing. Bucco denies having anything to do with it - the dead man was his wife's cousin - but is pretty sure his collector, Little Charlie Sebastino, is responsible. He also learns to his shock and dismay that the Mafia hierarchy has pushed him out and Little Charlie has ...
 
21 Jan. 1960
Star Witness
An accountant with a brilliant mind for numbers agrees to testify against the mob. But keeping him safe before the trial keeps Ness and his men on the run.
 
28 Jan. 1960
The St. Louis Story
The team faces a new kind of criminal when they battle the owner of the swank Jockey Club, a respectable gent who is the boss of the St. Louis underworld.
 
4 Feb. 1960
One-Armed Bandits
A newly released convict is blackmailed into running a slot-machine racket. If he refuses, his daughter will learn of his existence and be scandalized.
 
11 Feb. 1960
Little Egypt
The department's newest agent is able to infiltrate the mob, using carrier pigeons to get information out. That is, until a woman gets him into trouble.
 
18 Feb. 1960
The Big Squeeze
For Ness, a master bank robber proves a worthy opponent. But robbing banks is not a federal offense, so Ness must get him on another charge.
 
25 Feb. 1960
The Unhired Assassin: Part 1
While a crazed derelict in Florida is obsessed with assassinating President Roosevelt, Capone's mob is planning to take over the Chicago World's Fair by killing the mayor.
 
3 Mar. 1960
The Unhired Assassin: Part 2
Although unsuccessful in their first attempt to assassinate Chicago's Mayor, Anton J. Cermak, the Capone mob under the command of Frank Nitti and several other of the imprisoned mobster's lieutenants, have not given up. This time they hire a professional, Fred 'Caddy' Croner, an expert at using a long rifle with a scope who carries his weapon in a golf club bag. They put him on a retainer until Cermak goes out of town and sure enough, they learn that the Mayor will be traveling to Miami to attend a public event in honor of the President-elect, Franklin Delano ...
 
10 Mar. 1960
The White Slavers
The sadistic head of a prostitution ring tries to get a former madam to help him with his operation. Only she decides to work with Eliot Ness instead.
 
24 Mar. 1960
Three Thousand Suspects
Just as a prisoner is about to turn stool pigeon, he is shot by someone on the inside. So Ness transfers a con from another prison to find the killer.
 
31 Mar. 1960
The Doreen Maney Story
A woman and her boyfriend, dubbed "The Lovebirds" by the press, rob an armored truck. When she is caught, Ness uses her as bait to catch her partner.
 
7 Apr. 1960
Portrait of a Thief
The president of a firm that distributes alcohol is connected to the mob and has been swindling his company for years. But then the mob turns on him.
 
14 Apr. 1960
The Underworld Bank
The crime lords have now become money lenders. So when they cut one of their men out of his share of a heist, he comes after them...and so does Eliot Ness.
 
21 Apr. 1960
Head of Fire: Feet of Clay
Special agent Ness is worried about his childhood pal - a big, successful boxing promoter who's mixed up with a gangster Ness can never get convicted.
 
28 Apr. 1960
The Frank Nitti Story
Al Capone's main enforcer, Frank Nitti, has gone into the movie business. He threatens theater owners into paying him protection money...or else!
 

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