When the body of man is found whose ID says he's Remington Steele, Laura, Steele and Mildred go to the morgue. While Laura and Steele don't recognize the man, Mildred does but doesn't say anything. She leaves and goes to idea man George Edward Mulch. Apparently this is one of his latest ideas. Later Steele and Laura are grabbed and taken to someone who demands why they didn't do the job he was hired to do. Of course they have no idea what they're talking about.
The son of a caviar magnate, who bought a lot of caviar to impress his father but when it goes missing he turns to Steele and Laura for help. They are joined by a Russian who is looking for some missing Russian caviar.
Laura's sister, who has recently moved to California, frantically calls her claiming there's a dead man in her kitchen. When they arrive there is no body in the kitchen - but there is a dead body in her trash can.
When a man is arrested for speeding in a car he clearly can't afford,his daughter asks Steele and Laura to keep an eye on him cause she fears that he's going mad. But they learn the man is not out of his mind, on the contrary has some kind of scheme cooking.
Oil tycoon George Wellington has a butler, Hastings, who knows all of the family secrets and is writing an expose. When Hastings is killed, Remington is hired by the house staff to take the butler's place and find the killer.
Laura and Steele come back from a weekend trip and discover that everyone thinks they have been murdered. The motive is as puzzling as the suspects, which include Mildred, a nun, a loan shark, and five horse jockeys.
A terminally ill man deliberately framed himself in a case so that his soon-to-be widow would collect the reward for his capture. But then he gets cured of his disease, and faced with life in prison for a crime he didn't commit, he breaks out and turns to Steele to prove his innocence.
Steele and Laura are called by a woman who found the body of her boss. They try to keep his body from being discovered till they can find out why he was killed. Steele appears to be jumpy. He leaves to go on an errand and Laura investigates on her own and she has a close call. She goes back to the office upset that Steele left her alone. When he leaves to go another errand, she sees him with Clarissa, the hooker they met on an earlier case.