A teenage girl is frustrated by her mother's condescending ways. When a man she sees strike her mother is killed by the mob the girl is a witness. She claims responsibility to damage her family reputation hoping her mother feels degraded.
Larry Wilson is a motorcycle cop who doesn't always use procedure. Instead he zeros on the point and rushes to it sometimes lacking caution. Stone is frustrated by the rambunctious officer, who happens also to be dating his daughter.
After receiving crank calls, a paranoid man fences in his home and keeps his wife and daughter sheltered. When he panics and shoots a cop who was guarding the house he covers by identifying an ex con. The paranoia now becomes real.
A crime kingpin's son steals from his father by killing a cash courier. On the run, he turns state's evidence and comes under federal protection. Stone and Robbins want him for murder, while his father's hit man just wants him murdered.
A drug kingpin guns down a cop. To ensure a conviction, a narcotics officer who witnessed the murder will have to reveal in court a closely guarded personal secret that could cost him friendships and his standing in the department.
Eddie Boggs and Stan Michaels are on the scene at an apartment, Eddie is months from retiring. A tip has lead to a dead 15 year old girl OD on heroin. Found nearby was Spider. Boggs has lost it and subsequently beats Spider down. To cover up the situation, Boggs plants a knife on him. A man with a cowboy attire, walks out of the same apartment complex.
A juvenile gang has caused a history of trouble for a San Francisco neighborhood. A recent robbery by the gang lead to the death of a victim. Billy Wilson claims his innocence on the whole affair. Evidence mounts and Billy's previous history of violence surfaces, as the judicial systems decides on his fate.
The last episode to air before ABC turned over much of its Thursday night lineup to spring-tryout series ("Streets of San Francisco" was replaced by "Westside Medical," which lasted 13 weeks; "The Tony Randall Show" was replaced by "Three's Company") is a mystery set on a college campus. While waiting for a bus, a college coed who doubles as a model is slashed with a knife, and one wound goes straight to the heart. A convict at San Quentin, who's a student at the same college learning a trade for when he is released, is scheduled to board the same bus. Instead, he ...
Carolyn, the unfaithful wife of a city prosecutor, witnesses a murder after meeting her paramour in a hotel. She cannot identify him, but the killer, an escapee from a mental institution, befriends and begins stalking her.
Ah-nold, long before his movie stardom, made his TV-acting debut as a champion bodybuilder (which he was at the time) visiting San Francisco for a competition. Something (it's not made clear what) has made him incredibly buff and muscled, but has also left him extremely hypersensitive to criticism and with no control over his anger. When he shows off his poses for a young woman, he becomes enraged and unwittingly chokes her to death. He's taken in by a couple and entered into the bodybuilding contest, but broods when he finishes only second. Stone and company suspect ...
Stone and Robbins cross paths with two men pushed to their breaking points: an ex-con nursing a grudge against the former assistant district attorney who put him in prison and a struggling small businessman with a hot temper.
Four cons escape and their longtime prison guard dedicates himself to bringing them back personally, frustrating Stone and Robbins who are perpetually one step behind the man who knows his prisoners' every probable move.