The clerk that sold Wojo a sick bird changes his strict no-return policy when he learns that the detective is a police officer. A suicide hot line operator becomes suicidal. Harris's book publication is interrupted when Dietrich refuses to sign a release.
A rash of unusual robberies leads to an eccentric gun collector. A man who is trying to recover his television set robs the police vault. Wojo fears that a depressed Luger is planning to commit suicide.
Dietrich is arrested for participating in an anti-nuclear rally. A lottery winner dispenses of his prize money by throwing it out a window. Barney discovers he can't afford his apartment now that it is being converted into a condominium.