Luitenant Quinlan and his superiors hire the Riptide Agency to pick up a female witness, ready to testify against her crooked husband. All goes well until Nick and the woman are ambushed, while Buzz and Cody are running a decoy. With the Mimi full of bullet holes, the two are forced to land in the middle of a deserted mountain spot, waiting for their either their rescue or their demise.
When somebody is using computers to destroy the reputation of a congressman with controversial ideas, our private investigators decide to help out by putting Boz in a computer war with this unknown adversary.
Murray has been appearing on a game show, 'Brain Basher'. His former chemistry lab partner from senior year at Pittman high school comes to him, asking for help with plans for a solar car but the need for help goes much deeper.
Nick reaquaints with an old buddy who he hasn't seen or heard from in five years. It becomes all more importent for the team once they find out he is both suicidal and deeply involved in a smuggling operation.
When they go to pick up their dry cleaning, the guys can tell something is upsetting Lucy. Her cousin, expected to fly in for her wedding, has not arrived; only his luggage seems to have made the connecting flight. The trio offer to go to San Francisco to find him.