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Episode List



6 Jan. 1986
The Rapist
Mary Beth's energetic replacement turns vigilante when she angers over the time it's taking to get to arrest a suspected rapist.
13 Jan. 1986
Act of Conscience
The new replacement for Mary Beth comes with a history the 14th Precinct doesn't like--he broke the blue wall of silence when other police were taking bribes, and the Desk Sergeant is taking bets on how long his stay with them will be.
20 Jan. 1986
While running the night shift, a case of DWI begins to make Chris confront her own demons with the bottle.
27 Jan. 1986
The Gimp
An advocate for the handicapped demands something be done about a rash of robberies against the disabled. Chris goes undercover in a wheelchair and finds herself smitten with the activist.
10 Feb. 1986
Family Connections
Chris races to get a laboring Mary Beth to the hospital before the baby comes out. Meanwhile, she has to deal with her father's new girlfriend.
17 Feb. 1986
Post Partum
Chris tries to help a West Point cadet who refuses to help himself avoid court martial due to his honor code. Mary Beth receives a visit from her father, who abandoned her and her mother when she was little.
3 Mar. 1986
The Man Who Shot Trotsky
With Mary Beth back from maternity leave, her and Chris again go after drug dealer Mansfield, with the help of a young, Hispanic informant.
10 Mar. 1986
Exit Stage Center
The apparent suicide of a stage actress starts to look like murder when Cagney and Lacey discover everyone involved in the play seems to have a motive.
7 Apr. 1986
When a lawyer who has made a living helping his fellow Cambodians winds up murdered, Chris and Mary Beth learn he may have been profitting from misfortunes too much. In the meantime, Chris parts ways with her car.
5 May 1986
Chris and Mary Beth go to California to bring back a defendant who skipped on his bail.
12 May 1986
A Safe Place
Cagney and Lacey race against time to catch a thief, whose latest haul included plutonium, before his radiation sickness becomes terminal.
25 May 1986
Model Citizens
To find the murderer of a labor leader, Cagney and Lacey must first find out why anyone would want the apparently squeaky-clean man dead. In the meantime, Cagney gets a visit from her niece.
26 May 1986
Parting Shots
The 14th Precinct suffers the loss of one of their own, as Cagney and Lacey work to find out who shot and killed Det. Newman.
29 Sep. 1986
Schedule One
In the fifth-season opener, Cagney, Lacey and Lieutenant Samuels are forced to investigate one of their own. It starts when a junkie's broad-daylight burglary makes him easy prey for Cagney and Lacey, who happen to be across the street at the time. What isn't easy to take is the tip the addict offers in a bid for leniency; he says he saw a cop pocket some heroin from a crime scene--a detective from their own 14th squad. Bypassing Internal Affairs, Chris and Mary Beth go to Lieutenant Samuels, who orders them to have the junkie ID the alleged felon--and it's a real ...
6 Oct. 1986
Culture Clash
When an girl who wants to break away from her traditionally Islamic upbringing is murdered, Chris and Mary Beth must confront her family. Chris lusts for a possible assignment to a potentially career-making task force.
20 Oct. 1986
Sorry, Right Number
A sweltering day leads to an elevator failure, with Chris and a claustrophobic Victor trapped inside.
27 Oct. 1986
After a girl accuses her father of molesting her younger sister, Cagney and Lacey are forced to take action to keep the girls safe.
3 Nov. 1986
Role Call
The 14th Precinct is abuzz over a visit from the star of a female TV detective show who wants to tag along with Chris and Mary Beth to see real female cops in action.
10 Nov. 1986
The Zealot
Pornographers come under suspicion when an A.D.A. who championed against child exploitation is murdered.
24 Nov. 1986
The Marathon
Cagney and Lacey are charged with protecting a white South African runner in town for the New York City Marathon.
1 Dec. 1986
Rites of Passage
When hazing is suspected to have caused a girl to fall off a roof while rushing a sorority, the sisters close ranks, impeding the investigation.
8 Dec. 1986
Petrie falls under suspicion when someone he was squabbling with is murdered. Chris finds out a reporter she's dating isn't just interested in her romantically.
15 Dec. 1986
The Rapist: Part 2
When Sara Jones, one of Mary Beth's maternity replacements, goes to trial for her act of vigilante justice against a rapist, Chris refuses to lie to save her.

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