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1996

5 Jan. 1996
Dem Bones
When the bones of a Nazi sympathizer killed in 1943 are found, suspicion falls on Jacob Levine, the son of a Jewish butcher persecuted by the dead man and his friends. Wambaugh springs to Levine's defense and find himself facing his long-estranged son, David, as the opposing counsel.
 
12 Jan. 1996
Bloodlines
Sheriff Brock tries to help Matthew deal with the suicide of one of his school friends by taking him on a hunting trip for an elusive bear roaming the countryside. Meanwhile, Wambaugh tries to persuade Judge Bone to comfort the dead boy's mother by pretending to be someone who has also lost a son to suicide.
 
19 Jan. 1996
Snow Exit
A huge blizzard strikes Rome, and strands Jill and Kimberly at the high school with others during Lydia's singing debut. Meanwhile, Sheriff Brock and Skeeter are snowed in at the police station with Mayor Bey who goes into labor. Kenny is stranded in his patrol car after it breaks down, Maxine is stranded at her place with the Bratwurst guy and Dr. Joey. Elsewhere, Wambaugh and Judge Bone are stranded at in the hospital ER and are forced by the staff to help them out with the patients.
 
9 Feb. 1996
The Z Files
When Zack's friend sends him a picture of his teacher over the Internet, he creates a computerized pornographic picture of the teacher, and it somehow finds it way onto the web. Meanwhile, Maxine finally meets the person she has been chatting with over the Internet only to find he is not quite what she was expecting.
 
16 Feb. 1996
Bottled
 
24 Apr. 1996
Bye-Bye, Bey-Bey
At the christening of Mayor Laurie Bey's baby, Michael, the Rome residents are flabbergasted when Laurie announces that she had the baby for her brother Jerry and his gay lover Gordy, who plan to raise the baby in the town. The Beys' estranged mother, Christine, who turned her back on her children because she was deaf and he was gay, turns up and announces she is taking them all to court to get custody of her grandson. Tension brews in Rome as the people, from Sheriff Brock to Jill, take sides on the issue and a campaign begins to have Laurie removed as mayor, ...
 
24 Apr. 1996
Three Weddings and a Meltdown
In the series final, Carter inadvertently proposes to Sue after she gets her wires crossed. Nevertheless, he's a man of his word and they announce their engagement to the people of Rome. Their sudden decision to wed prompts Kenny and Maxine to do the same, although they later begin to experience cold feet. Digging in her friend Selma's backyard, Myriam Wambaugh discovers human remains and Selma goes on trial for murder. Persuaded to defend her by his ex-wife, Wambaugh manages to get her off and passion erupts again for him and Myriam, who decide to get re-married in a...
 
5 Jun. 1996
Winner Takes All
The coach of the kids' basketball team collapses at a game and the parents group appoints Jill as interim coach. At first she is determined to play fair and give all the boys a chance, but under pressure from more gung-ho adults, she becomes as obsessed as the rest of them. Fed up with all this, Zack and the other boys on the team take out a court injunction against them. Meanwhile, Matthew becomes hooked on gambling and gets himself into serious trouble.
 
19 Jun. 1996
To Forgive Is Devine
A young Amish girl, Hannah Beiler, is attacked in the streets of Rome and raped, but the Amish community decide not to press charges against the rapist because of their religious beliefs of tolerance and being forbidden to swear oaths. An attempt is made to force Hannah to testify against her rapist but she refuses, on the grounds of her religious convictions. With no other options or evidence, Sheriff Brock has to let the rapist go free. Shortly after this, a second girl, Peggy Patterson, is also raped by the same man. This time, the guy is put behind bars but ...
 
26 Jun. 1996
Liver Let Die
Sheriff Brock is called out when a homeless man is found murdered behind Reverend Novotny's church but is suddenly stricken with terrible pains at the scene. Dr Joey discovers he has a potentially cancerous growth on his liver and she takes samples from it, telling him they'll know for sure by the end of the day. He pushes on with the murder investigation to take his mind off it. The victim is identified as a former army veteran and a boy named Jack Klausner, known to Kenny through the basketball team, comes forward as a witness and describes the two men he says were ...
 

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