A man whose underwear business is failing wants to be killed so that his family can collect on his life insurance; and a former swimmer who was paralyzed in a car wreck searches for a cure for her condition.
A diner owner whose restaurant is to be razed for a new highway wants to win a cooking contest to raise the money to relocate her business; and a retired stuntman hopes to reconcile with his estranged son, also a stuntman, who is about to attempt a life-threatening stunt for a movie.
Tattoo decides to adopt the orphaned infant son of a native islander he knew well; and two women want to win the Fantasy Island Marathon so they can use the publicity and prize money to save the floundering barbell-manufacturing plant they work at.
A selfish and bitter woman takes advantage of Tattoo's attraction to her niece to try to make the girl a country-music star; and a witness to a gangland killing seeks refuge from his would-be killers in an orphanage.
A woman disregards Roarke's severe warnings and dates her dream man, only to wind up one of his stable of sex slaves; and a college professor, hoping to make a significant scientific discovery, saves the life of a mermaid who tries to tempt him away from his crumbling marriage.
A man finds himself in the dangerous world of gambling when he changes places with his double, and Tattoo promises a nun that she'll win the wine tasting content before he discovers her wine is undrinkable.
A man is determined to lose himself in the eighteenth century, despite the entreaties of his lawyer partner who tries to entice him back with the promise of a lucrative business deal; and a young woman, rendered mute by her mother's death, wants to find out whether she was responsible.
A very picky man is looking for the perfect woman; and a stern psychologist asks Roarke's help in understanding what attracts women to bad men, in the hope of rescuing her younger sister from the clutches of a creep.