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Episode List


Season 2

19 Jun. 1979
Screams in the Night
Steve is trying to find a girl who ran away. When he can't find her which is something he can normally do, Mark and Debbie postulate that maybe she doesn't want to be found. She goes to her mother and step-father and the mother is acting strangely. He asks about their other daughter and they tell him, she can't help him. Steve finds her and talks to her and she reveals where her sister is. Steve goes there and learns a man took her in. He tries to convince him to let her go but he refuses and there's a fight. Steve later goes to see him with the Sheriff and ...
3 Jul. 1979
The Breaking Point
A young man who's father has been pressuring him to excel in his studies and go to an Ivy league school learns that he failed a subject and goes to the teacher to see what he can do. When she tells him that she has already entered it in her record book, he freaks out and kills her. While the police investigate, Steve helps by talking to her students.
10 Jul. 1979
Throwaway Child
This episode has Brady Bunch star Maureen McCormick as the Runaway. Her character is named Janet, but she is called "Jan" for short which might provide a chuckle or two because of the Brady Bunch character, "Jan Brady", which was sister to Maureen's "Marcia Brady" character. Janet, age 16 years old, feels she is not loved by her parents who own a real estate agency, she was a "unexpected pregnancy" as her mother gave birth to her at age 42. Her parents love and dote on their oldest daughter but seem to care very little for Janet even when they hear she has ran away ...

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