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1985

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.
 
30 Sep. 1985
On the Street
Chris and Mary Beth try to convince a teenage runaway, who's shunned her family's wealth and privilege for a life on the streets, to help them convict her pimp.
 
7 Oct. 1985
Ordinary Hero
Cagney and Lacey feel for the key witness in an upcoming trial, an illegal alien whose reward for his help will be deportation upon the trial's conclusion.
 
21 Oct. 1985
The Psychic
Cagney doubts the abilities of a psychic who's been hired to locate a missing woman by her family.
 
28 Oct. 1985
Lottery
When a lottery jackpot has one more claimant than there should be, Cagney and Lacey try to find out who's got the counterfeit ticket. Meanwhile, the Laceys prepare for an IRS audit.
 
4 Nov. 1985
Entrapment
Mary Beth faces an ethical dilemma when she has to choose between supporting Chris' claims against a known drug dealer, or admitting she knows nothing about it.
 
11 Nov. 1985
The Clinic
When a firebomb at an abortion clinic kills a patient, it ignites a debate over whether the death of a fetus constitutes a second murder.
 
25 Nov. 1985
Mothers & Sons
A mother's alibi for her son stands in the way of criminal charges, despite other compelling evidence. Meanwhile, Mary Beth's son gets on the wrong side of the law himself.
 
2 Dec. 1985
Filial Duty
Years of drinking finally put Chris' father into the hospital. Meanwhile, Mary Beth's pregancy forces her to make changes to her work routine.
 
9 Dec. 1985
Old Ghosts
Chris is accused of being a coward when a robbery suspect eludes her in a chase. Meanwhile, her brother, Brian, comes from California to check on their father.
 
16 Dec. 1985
Power
Chris gets to fill in for Lt. Samuels as watch commander, but dislikes that one of her first assignments is to force Mary Beth onto maternity leave.
 
23 Dec. 1985
Play It Again, Santa
Cagney and Newman work a case involving music rights issues.
 

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