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Episode List


Season 1

23 Sep. 1963
The Sinner
A prostitute battles the parents of her baby's father--a derelict--for custody of the child.
30 Sep. 1963
Age of Consent
Brock tries to help a young man when his girlfriend's father tries to break up their relationship by dragging the youngster into court.
7 Oct. 1963
You Can't Beat the System
Brock tries to help a Korean War veteran suffering from post-traumatic distress.
14 Oct. 1963
Something for the Girls
A wealthy young socialite, sentenced to community service due to a string of unpaid parking tickets, is assigned to do paperwork in Neil's office. She starts to lose some of her "superior" attitude when some of the neighborhood girls start coming to her for tips on how to keep their boyfriends.
21 Oct. 1963
I Before E Except After C
Brock and a committed teacher try to convince young Puerto Rican dropouts to go back to school by coming up with a progressive education program.
28 Oct. 1963
No Wings at All
The struggles of a couple trying to cope with an adult son who is mentally retarded.
4 Nov. 1963
Who Do You Kill?
A young African-American couple battle economic and social woes. Joe can only find menial jobs and to make ends meet Ruth works in a cheap bar. Then tragedy strikes their child.
11 Nov. 1963
Go Fight City Hall
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18 Nov. 1963
Not Bad for Openers
Brock is asked by the wife of a cab driver to intervene- he's an irresponsible gambling addict who found and kept some money left in his taxi by a fare. He's persuaded to return it but is suspended. Facing bills and a loan shark, he immediately goes out to find a fast buck game to make up for the loss.
2 Dec. 1963
No Hiding Place
An upwardly mobile black family moves into a previously all-white neighborhood in suburban Long Island, New York. Chuck and Anne Severson, who are Neil's friends, at first welcome them to the neighborhood, even though some of their friends and neighbors don't want the black family there. However, when local real estate agents start "blockbusting"--the practice of scaring white homeowners into selling their homes for less than they're worth by raising the prospect of more blacks moving into the neighborhood and lowering property values, then selling the homes at vastly...
9 Dec. 1963
Where's Harry
A Jewish businessman who can't put up with the vapid suburban life anymore goes back to the city tenement he grew up in, only to find that it's now occupied by a young black family.
23 Dec. 1963
Creeps Live Here
Neil's office tries to help a lonely old woman whose house is scheduled to be demolished by the city.
13 Jan. 1964
The $5.98 Dress
A woman who's on welfare can't support her family with the money she gets, so she takes a job to earn more money. When the welfare department finds out about it, she's thrown in jail.
20 Jan. 1964
The Beatnik and the Politician
Brock comes to the aid of a group of "beatniks" in Greenwich Village who are trying to fight a crooked political boss and find themselves at odds with their Italian neighbors.
27 Jan. 1964
One Drink at a Time
Two homeless people have a falling out one of them begins binge drinking wood alcohol.
10 Feb. 1964
It's War, Man
A killer in a teenage street gang is arrested and starts on his way through the juvenile justice system.
17 Feb. 1964
Don't Grow Old
An aging construction worker becomes resentful when he's forced into retirement before he's ready.
24 Feb. 1964
The Street
After her mother's boyfriend abuses her, a teenager runs away from home and tries to survive on the streets.
2 Mar. 1964
If Your Grandmother Had Wheels
Neil tries to help a wheelchair-bound man who focuses all of his dreams on walking again.
9 Mar. 1964
The Passion of the Nickel Player
Neil comes into conflict with a numbers runner who preys on his neighborhoods poor gamblers.
16 Mar. 1964
Take Sides with the Sun
Neil must decide whether he can help more people performing community service work or as a legislative consultant to a U.S. Congressman.
23 Mar. 1964
The Name of the Game
An old-time union leader is eager to go against a corporate executive he has battled in the past, but it seems that he'd rather fight than come to a compromise that would benefit all sides.
30 Mar. 1964
Nothing But the Half Truth
Neil considers quitting when Congressman Hanson doesn't follow through on promises made during a television show.
13 Apr. 1964
The Givers
Brock and Hanson lobby for their proposed legislation which would stiffen penalties for contracting fraud, but their efforts are opposed by well-placed manufacturers with plenty of cash.
27 Apr. 1964
Here Today
Brock writes a long series of articles about the plight of the urban poor, but no newspaper or magazine will publish them.

 Season 1 

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