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(1976–1983)

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1977

2 Jan. 1977
Hot Ice, Cold Hearts
As Quincy celebrates Independence Day aboard his boat with Lee, the local sheriff motors over and reports a young man found suffering from pain and breathing problems. Quincy saves the boy's life, and at the hospital finds the spine of a stonefish, one of the most toxic fish know. Except the stonefish isn't native to the California coast! Have the deadly fish migrated there, or is something else going on? When Quincy tries to learn which, powerful men in Washington start to get nervous...
 
4 Feb. 1977
Snake Eyes: Part 1
While attending a forensic pathologist convention in Tahoe, Quincy is called on to help when hotel guests and staff are stricken with a mysterious illness.
 
4 Feb. 1977
Snake Eyes: Part 2
Quincy tries to contain panicked guests in an effort to keep a mysterious illness from spreading outside of the hotel.
 
11 Feb. 1977
...The Thigh Bone's Connected to the Knee Bone...
In the last of the 90-minute Sunday Mystery Movie episodes (this was aired in the Friday time slot), a crook frantically steals the bones of a long-dead football player from a construction site. But he misses a femur, and it was hit by a pistol slug. The next day, the thigh bone is discovered and turned over to Quincy and a group of medical students. Quincy uses analysis to get a complete portrait of the victim.
 
18 Feb. 1977
Visitors in Paradise
Quincy and Danny plan a simple fishing vacation in the town of Paradise. Then a case of mistaken identity drags Quincy into a closed murder case. The more Quincy digs, the more he realizes the case should never have been closed the way it was - and the more determined someone becomes to discourage the investigation. A new test that permits Quincy to tell the difference between male and female blood will confirm or deny the suspect's story, and maybe expose something worse...
 
25 Feb. 1977
The Two Sides of Truth
Quincy is delighted to be reunited with his former mentor, Dr. Herbert Stone, until they butt heads over Stone's contradictory findings and potentially perjurious courtroom testimony.
 
11 Mar. 1977
Hit and Run at Danny's
Quincy helps a football player struck by a car in Danny's parking lot. Later, the car is pulled from the water and there is just one body inside - a young woman who is friends with Quincy's girlfriend and whom police assume caused the accident. That's big trouble for Danny, because if he served her last, he may be liable for the accident. At autopsy, Quincy discovers evidence of extensive plastic surgery, and his investigators hit walls trying to identify the young woman's next of kin. Discovering her identity may be the key to saving Danny's restaurant, but there are...
 
18 Mar. 1977
Has Anybody Here Seen Quincy?
Quincy disappears at the worst time: a "corpse" delivered to the morgue isn't as dead as the hospital believes. Monahan needs help with a diamond smuggling case, and a young boy with symptoms that defy diagnosis arrives at the hospital. Fortunately, Dr. Hiro - Quincy's boss' boss - fills in...
 
15 Apr. 1977
A Good Smack in the Mouth
Asten's wife picks up a 9-year-old boy out hitchhiking and both are in a car accident. Quincy finds out that the bruises on the boy's body are too old to be from the crash and is determined to prove that his parents are beating him, and to get them help before Joey becomes one of his patients.
 
22 Apr. 1977
The Hot Dog Murder
A medical student asks Quincy to look into the cause of death of a body that was donated to his university. After discovering that the deceased was a key witness in the trial of a corrupt businessman, Quincy believes it's a case of murder.
 
29 Apr. 1977
An Unfriendly Radiance
Sam calls Quincy at Danny's with a strange case: an accident victim with very unusual blood test results. The man died from an small gash on his forehead, because his blood could not clot. Monohan arrests the driver, who was discovered with a small amount of cocaine that he claims belonged to the passenger. To clear the driver's name, Quincy and Sam must discover exactly how the dead man received a lethal dose of radiation. He works at a nuclear power plant, but the type of radioactive material there could not have caused his death. So where was he exposed? And why?
 
6 May 1977
Sullied Be Thy Name
A hooker tells authorities that a priest with a high profile anti-pornography campaign had paid for her services, had a heart attack and died with her.
 
13 May 1977
Valleyview
Valleyview, a convalescent and nursing care home, has an excellent reputation. Then Howard Phillips dies of a blood clot - a heart attack - and his nephew drops $362 on Quincy's desk. That is the county's fee for an autopsy, which is the young man's right, so Quincy performs the examination - and discovers the elder Phillips' heart was in fine shape, with no evidence of a clot. A second patient succumbs to the same mysterious disorder, and shortly after that staff nurse Grayson. All come to Quincy's table; none reveals the secret. Asten pressures Quincy to step ...
 
27 May 1977
Let Me Light the Way
A rapist is terrorizing Los Angeles. After one attack, a nurse who worked at a local hospital dies as a result of shock. The prime suspect is a mechanic who has eluded capture. Even though Quincy and the police pretty much know who it is they can't arrest him due to lack of evidence. Things become personal when he attacks a rape counselor who Quincy has become friendly with.
 
16 Sep. 1977
No Deadly Secret
A friend of Quincy's escapes captivity and torture and runs to Quincy's boat, but keels over and dies before Quincy can reach him. Quincy loads the man into his official car and takes him to the hospital, where he performs an autopsy on him with no witnesses. The autopsy reveals the man was savagely beaten in the stomach and died of internal hemorrhaging. But when Quincy returns the next day to the morgue, the man's body has been stolen, along with all of the records except for Quincy's tape-recorded comments while performing the autopsy. Quincy begins to suspect that...
 
23 Sep. 1977
A Blow to the Head... A Blow to the Heart
When a boxer dies after being in a match, his trainer is being accused of not taking care of him. Quincy discovers there's more going on. And his opponent in the match is dating his sister and her mother is blaming him for her son's death.
 
30 Sep. 1977
A Dead Man's Truth
A young cop in the mist of inexperience decides to plant a gun on a victim that he had shot from 30 feet away. At first Quincy doubts the officers story but then finds out that not everything he has said was a lie. Through his investigative techniques, he finds out that the "30 feet away" part of the officers story is true and he is set to prove it.
 
14 Oct. 1977
A Question of Time
The body of a man is discovered at a health spa. Quincy is convinced that the owner's of the spa are responsible for his death. Not only does he need to prove their guilt, but he also must determine the exact time of death so that the victim's widow will rightfully receive his life insurance benefits.
 
21 Oct. 1977
Death Casts a Vote
The body of a man is discovered in his car in his garage, apparently a result of suicide. As a result of Quincy's investigation, it is revealed that this was not a suicide, but a homicide meant to look like a suicide. Further investigation by Quincy leads him into a quagmire of union forces, mob bosses, and illegal immigrants - many with possible motives for murder.
 
28 Oct. 1977
Tissue of Truth
Quincy races against time and a dwindling oxygen supply to locate a kidnap victim's underground prison after the boy's abductor is killed in a car accident.
 
4 Nov. 1977
Holding Pattern
A hijacked plane lands at LAX, complete with terrorists making demands. Also on board is a deadly virus, which threatens everyone on board, including the perpetrators. Quincy must find an antidote, while maintaining the trust of the hijackers, before it's too late.
 
11 Nov. 1977
Main Man
A talented high school football player dies on the field from a genetic brain tumor. His younger brother is also a talented athlete, and making a name for himself on the team as well. Quincy must convince the boy's father to pull him from the championship game to prevent another possible tragedy, at least until thorough testing can be completed. Quincy not only finds resistance from the father, but from every one of the team's coaches and players.
 
18 Nov. 1977
The Hero Syndrome
The body of a tough-guy loan shark is found brutally murdered on the docks. A young loner is falsely accused of the crime, but accepts the blame because he's made to look like a hero in front of his co-workers. Quincy eventually realizes the boy is innocent, but has a hard time convincing him to retract his confession due to the sudden hero-status bequeathed on him. Quincy must defend him in court to prove his innocence, despite the fact that the defendant does not wish to be defended.
 
2 Dec. 1977
Touch of Death
Sam's cousin Tad Kimura is a rising young star in the genre of martial arts pictures. Unfortunately, he dies unexpectedly while filming his latest motion picture. Quincy prepares to perform an autopsy on the body, but it is taken before he can perform the procedure. The reason is that due to strict Buddhist beliefs, the body can't be autopsied. Quincy agrees to do an external examination, but when several questions still persist he decides to go ahead with the autopsy, which causes not only conflict within the Japanese community, but also puts a strain on his close ...
 
9 Dec. 1977
The Deadly Connection
Quincy is sent to a small rural community in Arizona to determine the cause of a deadly outbreak. Several of the town's residents become gravely ill with similar symptoms, but the local doctors are unable to find a cause. Quincy discovers the cause, but also finds a cover-up at the corporate level. It's a race for time to uncover the culprits, as well as deliver the antidote while fighting the resistance of the hospital's top administrator.
 
16 Dec. 1977
Last of the Dinosaurs
Quincy's favorite movie star suddenly dies. While the case appears to be an open and shut natural death, Quincy soon discovers inconsistencies in not only the autopsy, but with witness statements, leading to a conclusion of murder. Along the way, he discovers that his hero was hiding a secret from the public about his health.
 
23 Dec. 1977
Accomplice to Murder
A woman dies when she interrupts a burglar in her home. Quincy discovers that her death was really the result of prolonged trauma from her husband, an unrepentant wife beater who is politically powerful enough to threaten Quincy's career.
 

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