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(1981–1988)

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Season 4

15 Oct. 1984
Child Witness
An over-protective father hinders prosecution of a babysitter who may have molested his daughter. Petrie gets beaten by some white NYPD officers who don't know he's a detective.
 
22 Oct. 1984
Heat
Mary Beth is taken hostage by a very dangerous man.
 
29 Oct. 1984
Insubordination
Cagney and Lacey assist Sgt. McKenna, newly returned from drug rehab. A captain who used to work under Lt. Samuels envisions changes at the precinct.
 
5 Nov. 1984
Old Debts
Cagney and Lacey work to track down a murderer who managed to kill a newly-paroled cop-killer who was under their protection.
 
12 Nov. 1984
Fathers & Daughters
A mans apparent suicide is just the tip of the iceberg. When his wife and daughter confess to his murder in order to protect each other, Cagney and Lacey must determine the guilty one in order to prosecute.
 
19 Nov. 1984
Taxicab Murders
With the 14th Precinct's detectives driving taxi cabs to solve a rash of hack murders, Mary Beth's son becomes frightened the ruse will cost his mother her life.
 
26 Nov. 1984
Unusual Occurence
The press paints Christine's self-defense shooting of a Hispanic drug-dealer as being racially motivated.
 
3 Dec. 1984
Thank God It's Monday
A weekend spent clearing up lousy precinct paperwork leads Chris and Mary Beth to race to serve a warrant before the statute of limitations expires. Meanwhile Det. Petrie finds his weekend used up painting his apartment.
 
10 Dec. 1984
Hooked
When Sgt. McKenna's drug rehab sponsor is caught with cocaine, his defending of him gives Christine doubts over whether he was ever really drug-free himself.
 
17 Dec. 1984
Lady Luck
When a woman Mary Beth saved from suicide winds up murdered shortly thereafter, the investigation uncovers massive gambling debts, and sends Cagney and Lacey after a loan shark who may be involved.
 
31 Dec. 1984
Out of Control
When a captured burglar swears he never uses a gun, it sends Cagney and Lacey to figure out how a shooting also occurred at the scene of the crime. Dory finally feels it's time for Christine to meet his children.
 
7 Jan. 1985
American Dream
When a series of arsons all seem to benefit the same company, Cagney and Lacey uncover an extortion operation.
 
14 Jan. 1985
Happily Ever After
Dory proposes to Christine, who has a few questions of her own she needs an answer to before she gives him one. Meanwhile, a long string of tiny thefts leads to big profit for an ingenious credit department employee.
 
28 Jan. 1985
Rules of the Game
Chris and Mary Beth are delighted when they catch a major case, and get to work for an attractive captain, but Chris takes issue with the captain's advances towards her.
 
4 Feb. 1985
Stress
After witnessing a stabbing, Chris becomes the target of the prepetrator, who has a history of making witnesses disappear. Meanwhile, the NYPD brass demand stress reduction classes for the 14th Precinct.
 
11 Feb. 1985
Who Says It's Fair: Part 1
Mary Beth ignores a lump in her breast, while Chris and Harvey beg her to get the care she needs. Meanwhile, the mother of a missing child feels she'd get more attention if her son were white.
 
18 Feb. 1985
Who Says It's Fair: Part 2
With Christine busy looking for a missing child and getting ready for the sergeant's exam, Mary Beth prepares for her breast surgery.
 
25 Feb. 1985
Lost and Found
While Mary Beth recovers from breast surgery, and mulls retirement, Chris has her prized Corvette stolen, but it may provide her a leg up on the sergeant's exam. Meanwhile, an informant is murdered, leaving Chris to find out the who and why.
 
4 Mar. 1985
Two Grand
Albert Grand, the jewel thief whom Chris failed to apprehend, has returned. And she is determined not to let him get away.
 
11 Mar. 1985
Con Games
Mary Beth swindles the swindlers in a case with the bunco unit. Meanwhile, Chris' sexual harassment charges against Captain Hennesey go to trial.
 
18 Mar. 1985
Violation
A teenager is raped when he's accidentally sent to a violent prison over a petty crime, resulting in both a lawsuit from his parents and a case for Cagney and Lacey to solve.
 
8 Apr. 1985
Organized Crime
When the goddaughter of a mobster is murdered, the mobster (José Quintero) offers to have his gang investigate the crime and come up with a suspect. But anything the Mob does as a favor carries a price, and though this particular price is never stated, Mary Beth Lacey is adamant about refusing the offer and pursuing the killer through the regular legal channels. When Cagney and Lacey do find the killer through standard procedures, the mobster drives up to them, thanks them through his car window - and drives away.
 

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