Season 1, Episode 0: Lincoln1961
Attorney Abraham Jones defends a client suspected of planting a bomb.
7 October 1960
A.L. Jones takes on a new legal secretary when his previous one up and leaves to have a baby, and she has a baptism of fire when she accompanies him in defending a builder trying to expose his shoddy successors.
14 October 1960
Jones's plan to have a day out in the sun with his secretary are thwarted by a desperate Latino restaurant-owning couple living in fear of a protection racket.
Season 1, Episode 3: The Baby28 October 1960
A young illegal immigrant from England giving birth in prison custody does not want the baby, but the surgeon's sister does. But adoption is difficult when the mother's true identity can't be traced, and the father can't be found.
Season 1, Episode 4: Drivel4 November 1960
Yet again, Jones is feeling optimistic until something goes wrong - and this time it's his own father's ornery temperament which is the trigger of the trouble.
11 November 1960
A 4th Division Marines subordinate of Jones from 15 years previous is having trouble controlling his temper, which is having repercussions everywhere. Perhaps ex-Lieutenant Jones can straighten him out.
18 November 1960
The kind but poor guardians of a young boy turn to Jones for help as his mother is in prison for killing his father and they need support from her second husband, the boy's stepfather.
25 November 1960
A blind black musician attacks Jones when he mistakes him for a Kansas City Jammer (a thief of other people's music). But Jones is won over by his charming apology, and turns down a date with a beautiful woman to help him.
Season 1, Episode 8: No Sale2 December 1960
A fashion designer who had instructed Jones to sell his business on his behalf, frantically changes his mind, even though the buyer is already in place, and it's down to Linc to make do and mend.
16 December 1960
A 16-year old wannabe big-shot drags a girl from her home and beats her. Nobody can get through to him, but in this case Abraham Lincoln Jones's name could be Nobody.
23 December 1960
When the elderly Emaline invites three wan men from the mission into her home for Christmas, her mercenary family get Jones involved to try to send them packing.
30 December 1960
A man who believed his first wife to be dead finds that his second marriage is invalid when she suddenly reappears having suffered from amnesia. The second wife wants to pay the first off to disappear again.
6 January 1961
A seemingly overzealous cop busts a "gambling den" which turns out to just be a few old friends playing for pennies. But the only thing worse than dealing with a stubborn mule is dealing with four of them.
Season 1, Episode 13: The Trophy13 January 1961
Jones is compromised when the wife in a couple of old friends of his wants a divorce, and it turns out the husband has been involved in some dodgy dealings.
Season 1, Episode 14: Indian War20 January 1961
Season 1, Episode 15: Exit27 January 1961
A Noble actor refuses to exit his theatre, despite it being condemned for demolition.
3 February 1961
A man who deserted, leaving his 12 comrades to die during the war is released and Jones's morals are tested again when he is asked by him to help him regain his property.
10 February 1961
A man makes the headlines for tax fraud, but blames his lawyer for advising him badly. So he decides he would rather have Jones. But yet again Jones is torn because of other less than righteous things in the guy's past.
17 February 1961
A famous boxer who is a friend of Jones, is accused of assaulting someone outside the ring. Things don't look good for the boxer as he has mysterious injuries.
24 February 1961
Ernie the butcher is not happy that his sister has married a criminal, but Johnny says he is reformed and asks Jones to transfer his laundry into his wife's name. However Ernie thinks that not just clothes but money is being laundered.
3 March 1961
In an uncharacteristically serious story, free of the usual shenanigans, Jones deals with a traumatic case of a man who had tried to pass the buck, going through the stages of coming down from a heroin high.
10 March 1961
A singer's agent hires Jones to defend his client when she finds herself unable to work with a conductor whose musical interpretations are very different to her own.
17 March 1961
Jones's former commanding officer turns up wanting him to help get custody of his son from the stepfather after his wife dies.
24 March 1961
This time it is C.E.'s turn to have an old friend show up in trouble, when a doctor served with a $100,000 malpractice suit needs Jones's help to protect his trusted status.
31 March 1961
Karl visits Gus with a list of demands, but there are some people you just don't blackmail.
Season 1, Episode 25: Mea Culpa7 April 1961
A lynch mob accuses a man of kidnapping a little girl when in actual fact he was rescuing her. When he is found guilty, Jones feels guilt for not taking the case himself.
21 April 1961
Jones is called on by the daughter of a retired judge who is one of his personal heroes to stop his violent descent into alcoholism. The man then not only becomes his own defense but is also called as a witness for his prosecution.
Season 1, Episode 27: The Enemy21 April 1961
Jones successfully defends an alleged killer under a plea of insanity. As he gnaws on a dry bagel, he wonders if for once his case also had holes in it.
Season 1, Episode 28: One by One5 May 1961
While waiting outside for Jones, C.E. is beaten by a gang of checkered cap-wearing thugs. Lincoln is determined they shall be punished one way or another.
12 May 1961
In another case of mistaken identity and lynch mob rule, a boy who swerved to miss a hit and run victim knocked down by a motorcycle gang is accused of being the killer himself. But then suddenly Jones finds his own livelihood at risk.
28 April 1961
Another hit and run case, this time committed by a car. Things become awkward when it turns out the driver was the son of the founder of the law school which Jones graduated.
26 May 1961
Two women are returning from a birthday party late at night when one of them is attacked and dies. A local hobo is accused, but an anonymous donor sends Jones $150 to defend him.
2 June 1961
The odd couple fashion designers return when Berger loses a contract from his best friend who is disgusted with the terms, but then it turns out Wilmer had it drawn up by the office of Abraham Lincoln Jones.
19 April 1962
A patrol-man well-known to all three of the regulars is accused of being an accomplice in a robbery, so Marsha and C.E. persuade Lincoln to defend him. But is getting journalists involved wise?
26 April 1962
A boy is kept back after school for refusing to agree with his teacher's narrative that General Custer was a hero, by seeing the point of view of the native American Indians. Jones takes time out to teach the school a lesson in democracy.
Season 2, Episode 3: Reunion3 May 1962
The mother of an old school friend of Jones comes to see him, but this is no happy reunion - her son has just been convicted and sentenced to death for murder.
10 May 1962
Jones finds himself involved in a divorce case where his opposite number wants the unusual practice of a closed court to take place. But are three retired gallery regulars a help or a hindrance?
17 May 1962
The widow of one of the greatest criminal lawyers Jones has ever known arrives while he is enjoying a barbecue, to tell him that her son is being employed by criminal gangs to give them legal advice on how to commit their crimes.
Season 2, Episode 6: Wilderness24 May 1962
Jones's father stops traffic on his return with his dramatic insistence that his son intervenes in a building project set to damage a natural lake.
31 May 1962
A possibly innocent man refuses a life-saving operation because he would be put straight onto death row if he lived. Jones must try to convince him otherwise so he can defend him.
7 June 1962
Jones has just finished enjoying a game of golf when he is told that three ex-convicts are staying in his friend's apartment block and frightening the residents. But the man housing them wants to give them a fresh chance.
14 June 1962
Jones is out driving with Miss Spear when a boy runs out in front of them. They discover he is a hemophiliac so rush him to hospital. When he comes round he asks Jones to help him divorce his parents as he feels too much trouble.
21 June 1962
Lincoln wants to go fishing with his father, but pops would rather fight and drags him into a campaign to save a newspaper from its fate after the death of its editor.
28 June 1962
Jones and the gang are off on vacation when a questionable agent bursts in asking him to defend a poor naive French model arrested for indecent exposure.
5 July 1962
A 21-year old divorcee is desperate for access to the son he had with the girl he married when they were both teens. But the wife says he is a danger to the child, and Jones must face a formidable female foe.
12 July 1962
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