Tod and Linc, in Cape Coral, Florida working for an air service, search for the owner-missing with his plane in swampland. As the story unfolds it is revealed that the owner, a WWII air ace, was never able to adjust to non-hero civilian life. The unhappy saga includes the man's ex-wife and one-time enemy.
Tod and Linc are in Poland Spring, Maine working at a children's Summer Camp. Linc acts as protector for one of the Camp counselors, an older lady, who has become frightened by the threat of her escaped mental patient husband. Tod, meanwhile, has his hands full warding off the advances of a teenage attendee at the Camp.
Tod and Linc, in the Poland Spring, Maine area, are working at a saw mill. Linc has found a girl he is madly in love with. She seems interested in him as well but oddly "wants to save him the trouble of being hurt" and pursues another man. The man brings her to realize that she has no idea of what she wants out of life.
Tod and Linc, working in Minneapolis, Minnesota at a luxury hotel, are both amused and irritated victims of a female efficiency expert. She is a driven high-strung workaholic perfectionist with few social skills. Recognition of her regulated life and it's flaws are something she has never noticed.
Tod and Linc, in Maine, encounter a "long-lost son". Tod works with the man's abandoned wife, Linc with the man's hated father. The son has old grudges and cannot be reasoned with. He is especially obsessed with doing his father harm and causes a violent feud before challenging his father to a fight to the death.
Tod and Linc,in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area,find work with an eccentric farmer. He is at odds with his son about using any new farming ideas and actually uses a shotgun for noise to scare birds away from his crop. The son and he escalate the battle between them over the possible use of the farm as the site of a motel.
Tod and Linc working in the Central City, Colorado area; Tod backstage with a theater group and Linc in a mine with an old Vietnam buddy. Linc's friend and a visiting woman become trapped in the mine after a cave-in. The sad lives of the two are reviewed as rescue workers try to get to them before their oxygen runs out.
Tod and Linc, driving through rural Vermont, become lost and have car trouble. They encounter an elderly farmer who helps them. He is widowed with no children and lives with no conveniences such as electricity or telephone. Sadly,his method of making a living and his existence are doomed by the modern world.
Tod and Linc, in Denver, Colorado, become involved in the story of an Depression Era bank robber and a pretty young woman. The robber, never caught and now an old man, has selected her to report his crime and collect the reward in order to give her "a fresh start". Her former "business partner" and the passing of time complicate things.
Tod and Linc, sightseeing in Toronto, Canada,make the acquaintance of a female jazz band. The attractive women are from St. Louis and are stranded without funds. Linc attempts to help them find work so they can afford passage to return home. Tod is not enthusiastic about getting involved. A local Romeo/pilot is.
Tod and Linc are in Mount Snow,Vermont employed at the Snow Lake Lodge Motel. An attractive "escapee" of the Buffalo, NY Chapter of "The League For Physical Revelation" is of interest to both Tod and Linc. Chosen by her group to promote physical fitness worldwide,she actually is more concerned about her love life.
Tod and Linc are in Erie Canal,New York working in construction and living in a "mobile home court". Their know-it-all neighbor, who has moved his family to various cities because he cannot hold a job, suffers when his baby son disappears. Linc, playing detective, finds out the man's other two children are the cause.
Tod and Linc driving through rural Georgia witness the crash of a plane and speak to the dying survivor. A man asks them to go to Savannah and find a woman he met 25 years before and had a child with. He wants a money belt with $38,000 given to the child. Tod and Linc agree to help and find that the search is painful.
Tod and Linc, employed by a sign company in Savannah, deliver a neon sign to tiny Clausen, Ga., and a recently discharged Army vet intentionally damages it. Tod and Linc stay to repair the sign and find out why the man did it. Afterward, Tod offers him this advice - "when you get burned, scream and learn to live with it".
Tod and Linc are employed at a plant in Savannah, Georgia. In a bar after work, Tod sees Linc violently attack a man seemingly for no reason. Later it comes out that this man's cowardice caused the death of two men in Linc's Viet Nam unit. The man received no punishment for his behavior and Linc wants justice.
Tod and Linc are in Minneapolis working in Construction on a River Lock Project. Linc becomes "involved" with the sister of their boss. She resents her brother being overprotective and buying off her men friends. Linc tries to help her make it on her own but later finds she has neuroses involving dependency and nymphomania.
Tod and Linc, driving along the Eastern Coast of Florida, make the acquaintance of an uneducated alcoholic boxer and his faithful girlfriend after a melee. While Tod is hardly sympathetic, Linc is and after offering his help to the couple, Linc even goes as far as to substitute for the fighter in a boxing match!
Tod and Linc, in Daytona, Florida, befriend a shy librarian. She seems to be bothered by a drifter who they escort out of town. Unknown to them, she is attracted to the man and offers herself totally to him when he returns to town. When the news reveals that the man is wanted for murder Tod and Linc find the girl is missing.
Tod and Linc, in St. Augustine, Florida, run into a friend of Tod's from his college days at Yale. The friend is wealthy with a strange way of seeking eligible candidates for marriage. Deciding a true test would involve having the women meet someone even wealthier, he hatches an idea - TOD will play the wealthier man.
Tod and Linc find the end of the road is Tampa,Florida. The four year journey of "trying to catch a star" and "finding a place in this world" has been accomplished for one of them. Ironically,they both travel to Houston,Texas at the conclusion of this episode-but not together.
Tod and Linc, working at Niagara Falls, find some odd incidents puzzling. Tod eventually learns he has a double who looks and sounds exactly like him. The "evil twin" is a cold blooded hit man with the assignment of killing a visiting Arab king. Tod is kidnapped and his job at the Falls used as a venue for the hit.