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1970

6 Jan. 1970
Sweet Child of Terror
Julie is kidnapped and held for ransom by a disturbed young man who has mistaken her for her friend, the daughter of a wealthy woman whom he wants to punish for insulting him.
 
20 Jan. 1970
The King of Empty Cups
Chief Metcalf asks the squad to find his daughter, who has left home despondent after the death of her fiancé in Vietnam. They find her, addicted to drugs and part of a decadent rock star's coterie.
 
27 Jan. 1970
A Town Called Sincere
While on a motorcycle trip to Mexico, Pete and Linc are detoured by a biker gang into a border town and held hostage along with all of the town's residents. The gang refuses to leave until they find out who in the town killed two of their members.
 
3 Feb. 1970
The Exile
Julie becomes romantically involved with a foreign exchange student from a Middle Eastern country which is in political turmoil, not knowing that he is actually the son of the country's king and that his life is in danger from his father's opponents.
 
10 Feb. 1970
Survival House
Guest star Sammy Davis Jr. plays Billy Lee Watson, a recovered drug addict who is accused of statutory rape by his alleged victim's father, who wants to close down the halfway house Billy has been appointed director of. Billy was trying to help the girl, who is herself addicted, and pregnant---and is actually Billy's daughter.
 
17 Feb. 1970
Mother of Sorrow
Pete's fraternity brother is framed for murder.
 
24 Feb. 1970
The Deadly Sin
A young nun sees her gangster father commit a murder, but blanks out the memory of it. Unfortunately, higher-ups in the syndicate learn of it and decide to have her hit.
 
3 Mar. 1970
A Time for Remembering
As the trio reminisces over two years together, and Pete considers quitting the group to work with his father, an old nemesis arrives: Beau Graves, one of those they helped put in jail in the premier episode. He has just been paroled and has come seeking revenge against the trio.
 
17 Mar. 1970
Return to Darkness, Return to Light
Janny Wills, first introduced in the first season episode "A Hint Of Darkness, A Hint Of Light", invites Linc, Pete, and Julie to meet her new fiancé, Dr. Frank Tarver. Tarver doesn't tell them that he is being threatened by a man blaming him for his daughter's death. But when the trio investigates further, they find that Tarver may not be who he seems.
 
24 Mar. 1970
Call Back Yesterday
Pete visits his Beverly Hills home to try to help his old girlfriend, who believes her father is being kept in a mental ward against his will and manipulated by her uncle and cousin. While there, Pete also reunites with his mother.
 
31 Mar. 1970
Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot!
Pete, Linc, and Julie go undercover working on a film project on which strange accidents have occurred. The film is based on a twenty-year old murder mystery, and the director believes the real killer is trying to sabotage it because he fears his identity will be revealed.
 
7 Apr. 1970
The Loser
After he tries to stop a runaway car, the son of a former cop and friend of Captain Greer is charged with stealing the vehicle. Then it is learned that the car, which belonged to a judicial candidate's campaign worker, was also involved in a hit-and-run. The trio goes undercover at the candidate's headquarters to further investigate.
 
22 Sep. 1970
The Long Road Home
While staking out a warehouse robbery, Pete accidentally injures a young woman named Billie. Guilt-ridden, he falls in love with Billie, an aspiring folk singer with a hauntingly beautiful voice. Things become unexpectedly complicated when Billie's brother, Case, is one of the robbery suspects. Case learns that Pete is an undercover cop and, desperate for money, demands that Billie get the goods on Pete to lead them to a big robbery.
 
29 Sep. 1970
See the Eagles Dying
When an old man dies in a skydiving mishap, Pete joins the group to find out what happened.
 
6 Oct. 1970
Who Are the Keepers, Who Are the Inmates?
Linc receives a desperate call from an old friend, now an inmate at a mental institution. Shortly afterward, the friend is dead of "heart failure", only the latest of a number of strange deaths at the place. Linc goes undercover as a patient at the institution, hoping to find out what's going on.
 
13 Oct. 1970
'A' Is for Annie
Julie comes to the assistance of her old teacher, who is being targeted by others in her community for teaching sex education in school.
 
20 Oct. 1970
The Song of Willie
Sammy Davis Jr. makes his third guest starring role in the series, this time as Willie Rush, an actor and old friend of Linc's, who is apparently the victim of attempts on his life.
 
27 Oct. 1970
Search and Destroy
A hard-nosed ex-cop returns from Vietnam to investigate the death of his brother, who was killed in a car accident just after he called him and told him that he had seen a murder, and that the murderer was an undercover cop.
 
3 Nov. 1970
Just Ring the Bell Once
The trio becomes involved in the case of a young boy who's being raised in an orphanage. His mother is not taking care of him, but she does not want to give him up for adoption, and she is involved with a drug dealer.
 
10 Nov. 1970
Welcome to the Human Race, Levi Frazee!
Pete is knocked out and jailed in a small town when he tries to assist Levi Frazee, an Indian who is believed to be withholding the whereabouts of his cousin, who is suspected of murder. Later the main witness, the victim's wife, changes her story and claims it was Levi who killed her husband.
 
17 Nov. 1970
A Far Away Place So Near
Linc comes to the airport to meet a friend who is returning from Vietnam, only to learn that he was killed by a sniper on the day he was supposed to go home. Suspicious of the story of how his friend died, he wonders if any of the four other servicemen in his unit who have returned know more than they are telling.
 
1 Dec. 1970
A Time of Hyacinths
Julie is staying at a beach house where she is helped by a kind old fisherman who lives nearby. He tells her to ring her porch bell whenever she needs his help. When she visits his house the next day, someone else lives in the house. She can't find the mysterious old fisherman except when she rings the bell, he suddenly shows up. Is he for real or a figment of Julie's imagination?
 
8 Dec. 1970
The Judas Trap
The head of a local campus ROTC is murdered, and the main suspect is the man's mentally disabled teenage son, whom he had frequently beaten. However, Pete and Linc, who have befriended the youth, believe he is innocent.
 
15 Dec. 1970
Fever
Julie is forced at gunpoint to drive Cliff Hansen and his young son to Los Angeles. Cliff has kidnapped his son to take him away from the influence of his wealthy father-in-law. However, both Cliff and his son have been exposed to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and need medical attention as soon as possible.
 
29 Dec. 1970
Is There Anyone Left in Santa Paula?
The trio search for an illegal immigrant, a friend of Pete's who ran after an immigration officer was seriously injured while trying to apprehend him. Complicating their search is a stubborn police lieutenant, who comes from the same Mexican town as the immigrant, and who regards the trio as interfering. The cop, it turns out, may be involved himself in helping people enter the U.S. illegally.
 

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