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Episode List


Season 3

1 Oct. 1985
Wipe Out
A so-called accident that took the life of a young surfer in 1964, causes repercussions today.
22 Oct. 1985
Thirty-Six Hours 'til Dawn
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.
29 Oct. 1985
Does Not Compute
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.
5 Nov. 1985
The Bargain Department
Following the notice from their insurance agent that the agency's bond has been canceled, a high-profile security company offers to buy the Riptide Detective Agency.
12 Nov. 1985
Who Really Watches the Sunset?
A reporter who only has six months to live, hires the Riptide Agency to find out who killed her.
19 Nov. 1985
Still Goin' Steady
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.
3 Dec. 1985
Robin and Marian
When a guy who pretends to be Robin Hood robs almost everyone in king harbor, he accidently takes engraving plates for a counterfeiting scheme which the counterfeiters want to get back at all costs.
10 Dec. 1985
Requiem for Icarus
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.
17 Dec. 1985
Home for Christmas
Nick spends his Christmas arranging the funeral of a dead soldier. But when the wrong body is shipped, he and the team quickly uncover the dark circumstances behind his death.
7 Jan. 1986
Lady Killer
Someone in King Harbor is killing young blonde women, and the Riptide Agency's latest client has an idea who it may be.
14 Jan. 1986
A Matter of Policy
Things are looking up for Nick when he's named as a beneficiary for a large estate. But soon the team realizes that the money may come at a cost.
21 Jan. 1986
The Wedding Bell Blues
When a millionaire hires the team to find his future wife, they find more than they bargained for, and land in the midst of a mob war.
11 Feb. 1986
The Frankie Kahana Show
While at a lounge listening to a singer from Hawaii, a couple things break up the show, trying to kill the host. Soon, the team is embroiled in a case.
25 Feb. 1986
Smiles We Left Behind
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.
7 Mar. 1986
The Pirate and the Princess
The Riptide crew reunites with Angelo en Giovanna Guirilini as they try to find the lost treasure of captain William Tyson.
14 Mar. 1986
Playing Hardball
A professional baseball team has a drug problem, so Nick and Cody go undercover as players while Murray pretends to be a commentator.
21 Mar. 1986
The Play's the Thing
A string of murders is connected to the search for an undiscovered Shakespeare manuscript and the Riptide agency unhappily teams up with wannabe FBI agent Gloria to find it.
4 Apr. 1986
Dead Men Don't Floss
When an article in a magazine praises Nick for "his" agency, the guys each take a case to see which one is the best detective. Meanwhile, the author's jealous boyfriend is on the hunt for Nick.
11 Apr. 1986
Chapel of Glass
As the lieutenant's wedding nears, a case the guys are working on strikes close to home, and may call into question everything she knows.
18 Apr. 1986
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em
The Riptide Detective Agency is hired to consult for a new detective television show. The lead actors follow the guys around over a week while investigating an actual case.
22 Aug. 1986
While in a firefight, one of the guys is shot, and the others deal with the repercussions of what had to be done.

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