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Season 1

21 Sep. 1976
Chapter I
1968, U.S. Senator Rudy Jordache is disillusioned about politics and concerned about his stepson Billy Abbott, and Wesley Jordache, the son of his murdered brother Tom.
 
28 Sep. 1976
Chapter II
Rudy travels to war-torn Vietnam to investigate Calderwood's missing electronics shipments, learning that a company called Tricorp has sabotaged deliveries. Here he runs into Julie, and the two relive happier days--but are interrupted by a horrible accident.
 
5 Oct. 1976
Chapter III
Billy moves in with Wes and Rudy in Whitby, and Wes begins work at Rudy's new electronics plant, where he meets the union leader's daughter Ramona Scott. Billy lands a job at Greenway Records, and Roy appears with news of Falconetti.
 
26 Oct. 1976
Chapter V
A suspicious strike at Rudy's electronics plant causes tension between Wes and Ramona, while in New York City Billy discovers singer Annie Adams. Hungry for revenge, Falconetti sets out for Whitby.
 
16 Nov. 1976
Chapter VII
Scotty admits the strike was orchestrated by national, while Charles worries that Rudy is dangerously close to a secret that could destroy his wife Claire. When Wes and Rudy leave the hospital, Falconetti is waiting.
 
30 Nov. 1976
Chapter IX
Still in New Orleans, Rudy learns that Sarah has vanished with Charles' assistant Raymond--and is soon after found dead. Billy takes Ramona out for a wild night, and Scotty disappears.
 
7 Dec. 1976
Chapter X
In Dallas, Charles worries about Albert Dietrich--Claire's real father--and locates Rudy's weak spot. Up at Whitby, Wes learns about Billy and Ramona and a bitter fight ensues.
 
4 Jan. 1977
Chapter XIII
Rudy continues his efforts to send Estep to prison.
 
11 Jan. 1977
Chapter XIV
Billy, working for Estep in Las Vegas, follows Falconetti. Back in Washington, the Senate decides to go forward on hearings investigating Estep.
 
18 Jan. 1977
Chapter XV
The Senate opens hearings investigating Estep.
 
1 Feb. 1977
Chapter XVI
The Senate hearings collapse; Rudy goes to Aspen. Falconetti goes to work for Estep, target: Rudy Jordache.
 
8 Feb. 1977
Chapter XVII
Rudy is faced with charges of falsifying evidence connected to the Senate hearings into Estep's businesses.
 
15 Feb. 1977
Chapter XVIII
Censure hearings open against Rudy.
 
1 Mar. 1977
Chapter XX
The drama builds as Billy manages to sneak into Estep's files and Mrs. Estep remains hidden away.
 
8 Mar. 1977
Chapter XXI
In the series finale, Rudy and Falconetti have a fateful confrontation.
 

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