In retaliation for arresting the mass murdering cult leader Simon Marcus, Starsky is kidnapped and held prisoner in a secret cult compound. Can Hutch decipher Marcus' cryptic clues and find his friend before Starsky is sacrificed?
Starsky and Hutch are assigned to protect a criminal who's supposed to testify against his associates. But someone kills him. Later the man who kills him claims to have no remorse because the man killed his wife. But when they check him they find out that he doesn't exist and neither did his wife. And when he tries to show them all the things he remembers like the hospital he was in, which turns out to be a convent. And the bank account he withdrew from which doesn't exist. They wonder what is going on.
Terry Nash confesses to assassinating a mob boss turned informant just before he was about to testify, in retaliation for his wife's murder. Starsky and Hutch discover that everything Terry remembers is not real, and they work to unravel an elaborate conspiracy with the help of Huggy's pilot friend "The Black Baron."
George Prudholm, who previously appeared in the season 1 episode "Pariah," has a grudge against Starsky. His desire for revenge puts Starsky's girlfriend, Terry Roberts, a special education teacher, in the line of fire.
The title of this show sums up viewers' attitudes toward it (this was the lowest-rated "Starsky and Hutch" ever), as their flamboyant informant Huggy Bear goes into business on his own with an aspiring white private eye in an unsold spinoff-series pilot.
A cadre of corrupt cops is taking the law into its own hands, acting as judge, jury and executioner on hardened criminals freed by a soft judicial system. Starsky plays a disgruntled cop in order to infiltrate the vigilante group.
A Costa Rican seamstress is murdered in the garment district, but an immigration official seeks to squash Starsky and Hutch's investigation, which interference only stirs their suspicions and strengthens their resolve to catch the killer.
It's double the fun but double the danger when Starsky and Hutch look-alikes hit the streets in an imitation Striped Tomato and terrorize citizens. Can the real Starsky and Hutch nab the knockoffs before having their badges yanked?
The boys are tasked with investigating Playboy Island. The island is owned by billionaire William Thorne, and a series deaths have attracted the attention of the authorities. They believe the appearance of Johnny Doors, a high ranking crime syndicate figure may indicate an attempt to take over the financial empire by the Mob.
Starsky's childhood mentor, Police Lt. John Blaine, is found dead under compromising circumstances, and Starsky and Hutch need to contend with their preconceptions about homosexuality as they try to solve the homicide.
When their schoolteacher friend, Carol Wade, discovers a terrible secret about one of her students, she turns to Starsky and Hutch for help. They learn about the challenges facing the Child Abuse Unit.
Reporter Chris Phelps rides along with Starsky and Hutch in order to research an article on "the counter-culture cops, the new breed," as they investigate pushers that are cutting their drugs with strychnine.
Lt. Jake Donner dies of a mysterious, highly contagious virus a few days after returning from Europe. Starsky and Hutch try to hunt down the only patient who has survived the disease, as he holds the only possibility of a cure. Unfortunately, he is an international hit man who does not want to be found.
As Hutch fights for his life when quarantined with a deadly virus, Starsky continues the search for the only hope of a cure, an elusive hit man who recovered from the disease. Starsky even confronts the hit man's target and turns to the media for help.
When a black man who's a friend of Starsky and Hutch is shot by a cop who tries to cover up by lying. When a witness says he's lying he reveals himself to be a racist. The man's son so upset that his father died and that the man who killed him will probably not be punished, wants to get away so he turns to a friend who's a punk, to get money. The guy convinces him the best way to get is to rob the pharmacy at the hospital where Dr. Sammie Mason works.