Ironside becomes embroiled in a scandal, both personal and professional, when a scandal rag prints a story by a lady of the evening claiming he had slept with her and that he failed to properly work a case.
A think tank group has been working on military assignments. A member who was having second thoughts about working on military projects becomes missing. Is he a spy or a defector? Only Ironside can solve the mystery.
Fran discovers that her maid is an illegal immigrant. The maid's sister dies because of the organization controlling the illegal workers. The organization wants to kill the maid before she contacts the police. Then a member of the organization is stabbed to death. Did the maid kill the man for revenge of her sister's death? Will the illegal group treating immigrants like slaves be shut down? Only Ironside will get to the bottom of it.
Two part episode. A boy witnesses a murder of a campaign manager for a politician just before an election. There is a leak inside the police department. Ironside retires from his job and poses as a drunk and a bum. Ironside meets new "friends" and one of them tries to poison Ironside before he can find the leak in the police department.
A psychic performing in a nightclub knows suspiciously specific details about a string of arson fires. He insists he's innocent of the crimes and wants only to help capture the real arsonist. Can he overcome Ironside's ironclad skepticism?