26 September 1998
3 October 1998
The VIP team tries to interest media tycoon Viktor Balek to become their client. However measly Internet documentary maker Arnie Feign begs for their services pro bono, claiming Balek wants him killed by Thursday, when he'll have exposed him, which the professionals reject as paranoia. After Arnie's car is blown up, Val makes them agree: he can repay their services in kind, as Internet advertisement.
10 October 1998
VIP is hired by Ian Ziering as protection against stalking paparazzo Kip Lashane. Kay insists to 'take the lead' to spend time with her Beverly Hills 90210 idol, but that turns out to be a masked assassin. It's Tasha's ex peter 'the Owl', a former KGB killer hired by mobster Scornabacho to eliminate Lashane.
17 October 1998
Tasha expected King Solton of Ardenia to hire them out of gratitude for once helping to save his life, but it's Val's Hollywood fame which gets VIP hired. However Val's primary assignment is to act as royal matchmaker for Soltan's heir, prince Jordan. He's a good sport, who wants to modernize. Val keeps presenting him to commoners, even her waitress friend Maxine, but he picks slick Alex. VIP must ward off attacks from violent anti-monarchists, notably religious sect fanatics. Kay has romantic delusions about the prince. The court has its own hidden agenda, but there's are even worse secrets.
24 October 1998
Cosmetics and perfume firm Bioglam hires VIP to protect it against industrial espionage. A sample of the revolutionary pheromone product Kizmet has just been stolen during a break-in. Top priority however is the inventor, lab genius Ken Miller. He secretly tests it illegally, and is hence irresistible to most females. However his former lab protégé, Dr. Tina Stokes, sells the formula to arms dealer Wilgur, because of a side-effect: after repeated use it causes extreme aggression.
31 October 1998
Walter Parsegian hires Val as armed escort for him and especially his recently acquired super-modified diamond Star of Neptune at a Beverly Hills party. It gets stolen using a sound device. Nicki recognizes her cousin Gino among the thieves. She brings the team to their family's mob capo, 'donny' Franco, who wants the diamond to return it to a Sicialian Virgin statue. Parsegian is suspected of insurance fraud. The four parties try to catch, trick out-smart each-other with arms and paste.
7 November 1998
Hollywood director Gil Rosen hires V.I.P. to protect his prima donna Star Fox SciFi star, Peri Woodman. She's the target of sabotage. First suspicion is a stalking fan. But her frat party animal boyfriend Ty Spencer may have been ignored too much. Or his dad, senator Barton Spencer, with presidential ambitions, is the most likely to feel threatened by her intended 'memoirs'. Val keeps meeting Barton's shady security chief, Mr. Banks.
14 November 1998
Idealistic basketball agent Phil Sherman hires VIP to protect his client Kirby, who is too dumb to distinguish between well- and ill-willed people. Ruthless rival Kent Breakstone will stop at nothing to eliminate Kirby as competition for his boy, suave Jimmie. Kay goes undercover to keep a close eye on Kirby, but the naive pair falls in love.
21 November 1998
Rapper Coolio hires VIP, being threatened by a stalker with a bomb on her chest. Glamour magazine boss Gower Jantzen (RT) hires VIP to find his missing centerfold girls and protect the remaining millennium competition contenders. An Asian gang keeps kidnapping girls.
16 January 1999
To Tasha's horror, popular grotesque talk show host Ronnie Beeman, a Val fan, hires VIP as 'classy' studio goons. And as his personal body-guard after a failed bomb attack on air by extremists prepared to use a suicide pill. A hawk a talon tattoo actually identifies them as a secret super-commando team of five. Then they strike again. When Val stands is as guest presenter, her soft style taps into ruthless studio politics.
23 January 1999
Multibillionaire Eric Collier, who made his fortune in arms, hires VIP to protect him while practicing extreme sports. Once the team is under contract, they see him on TV offering $10,000,000 to whoever kills him within 48 hours. After they ward off a few attempts on his life and join him in a fortress complex, a rough surprise follows.
30 January 1999
Convicted bank-robber Harry Murdock's ex Cindy hires VIP for their daughter Cynthia's wedding with Ted. Just then Harry makes a deal to reveal where he stashed away $17,000,000 he stole from corrupt cops, who stole it from Nikki's family, the Franco mobsters. He demanded VIP protection, in vain. His transport is attacked by his ex partner Rene Batiste, but Val and Nikki pick him up and go in hiding, while the FBI searches for all three. But so are Rene Batiste and his present partner Garvick. Harry is determined to attend the wedding, and an extra.
6 February 1999
Martial arts star Johnny Loh left Hing Kong, innocently blamed for the death of his friend, a stuntman. While they counter en bank robbery, Val discovers he lives in LA as businessman Jay Chesler's bodyguard Fong. He has to kidnap Nikki to get at his computer. He has a noble reason: it contains the evidence he gathered against the Tong (Chinese mob). But their boss Han is on his trace, determined to eliminate the threat.
13 February 1999
Helping the limber Brewster twin models is a piece of cake. Guarding cryptography tycoon Simon Wirth's wife Jessica's annual fund raiser fashion show seems even easier. But GDR-nostalgic Heinrich Anser's gang drugs and impersonates the band, Moscow Knights. They hostages to use the US treasury codes for destabilizing the capitalist financial system. Serially adulterous Simon needs firm prodding to help escapees Val and Kay.
20 February 1999
Val's production friend Steve Wizner, a rising Holywood studio executive, can call her just in time for VIP to rescue him from thugs send by bootleg video bosses he will expose in court. He chooses VIP over FBI protection, but is shot in the pool with her by Helga, his Swedisdh topless 'housekeeper'. VIP suspects FBI witness protection Agent Lambert is the dirty link, but he's not the only one playing a deceptive game.
27 February 1999
NSA agent Darman enlists top IQ sociopath prisoner Dr. Stokes, to trick the buyer on St.Kitts Thunder. That contact poison was just busted by the FBI from Russian rogue scientist Gregor, who died in the FBI bust. She accepts to play along if protected by VIP. So as cover they accept to do a sexy magazine's bikini calendar photo-shoot on a Caribean cruise with professional photographer Boka Helmstadt. A nightly attack indicates there must be a mole.
6 March 1999
Val enjoys a champagne dinner with Baywatch beefcake David Chokachi, uneventful except for a ninja attack. Now his Mike Brawler action movie-franchise slumps, studly star David Hart starts a new health products line and buys the gym where he trained as a kid, in a crime-ridden neighborhood. Fan Val sings up all VIP as members. Local gangster boss Colecord enlist Hart's vindictive, ever-beaten movie villain Rex Revo, in reality twice his muscle-mass, because Hart tries to stop local 'clients' buy the steroids his goons push. Rex goes out of control to force Hart to a real, gloves-nor-rules street-fight duel.
Season 1, Episode 18: K-Val12 March 1999
Someone anonymous calls and e-mails that radio talk show doc Lonnie Hippelman will also pay for her show 'hurting too many people'. Her gentle husband Roy, a space engineer, hires VIP to protect them and adolescent son Jeremy. The culprit proves an scarily able bomber and an elusive master-planner. There's no shortage of suspects.
1 May 1999
Plastic surgeon Richard D. Gold calls VIP to protect him and 'someone else'. before they arrive, he's staged cardiac arrest victim by lethal injection. The team sassily enjoys checking on a lead to Louis Westin's luxury spa Red Oak. There they find Hollywood producer Frank Zeit in hiding incognito. yet a more likely target is Louis, in his former identity as secret agent Bob Porter. He suspects drug lord Adam Banta, who actually checks in with his murderous accomplice as the Johnsons.
Season 1, Episode 20: Raging Val8 May 1999
The team tries to help Rigo Fernandez, Quick's last boxing opponent, who is in trouble with his manager, Carlos Montecinas, who is working for the Russian mob. VIP first must work out the macho boys's past, then deal with present secrets and treason. As a cover, Val also tries her hand at training, as the boxing show must go on.
15 May 1999
Kay is excited when her college lover, hunky architect Stu Solomon, calls for a dinner. She insists to offer him free protection learning he was threatened by tycoon Clay. VIP however soon fins Stu is far from innocent, in fact he can resist neither a scam nor a flirt.
22 May 1999
Las Vegas crime lord the Prophet recruited the 'DD girls', assorted LA vamp-criminals, for a secret job in Vegas. LAPD detective Grispy has arrested them and hires VIP to impersonate them, being psychical lookalikes but with different specialties. The must keep it up long enough to find the Prophet's mysterious boss. The perks are tempting enough to postpone Val's security anniversary, but the job proves equally dangerous. Worse when the real DD girls escape.
25 September 1999
VIP is recruited to guard Thorvald Knudsen, the Norwegian delegation leader in an ongoing territorial waters conflict with equally pacific neighbor Sweden. Tasha discovers the place is swarming with people from her past, including the Owl and other exes, and she's programmed hypnotically with a killer-command. It all ties in somehow to the Russian mob, with a surprising accomplice.
2 October 1999
Billionaire Ronald Zane hires VIP to baby-sit his daughter Amelia, normally a quiet nerd. However she insists to have some sassy fun. That includes a visit to Cirque de Lumière. There Nicki recognizes the Esperanza trapeze brothers as Tommy Wipp and Tino Scarlatti, who staged a car explosion years ago to convince mob and FBI they're dead. Those mob family members use the circus as cover for illegal arms trade. The team goes undercover while Nicki questions Don Franco who killed who. Meanwhile the brat escapes.
9 October 1999
VIP is asked as haughty rock diva Iris Leon's bodyguards by her manager-boyfriend and his deputy, on account of a stalker. They soon find they set that up behind her back, for the 'free' publicity. But real danger soon turns up. Val replaces Iris's stand-in, and ends up kidnapped in her place.
16 October 1999
Ukrainian general Koyla Trofimov and his whoring assistant steal their country's nuclear launch codes in the presidential aid's case. They come to LA to sell it. But it gets mixed up with Val's silly friend Maxine's 'invention', a 'maxi case' combining beauty and office functions, which they hope to sell for a fortune to luggage king Slotkin. The FBI is after the nuclear buyer.
23 October 1999
An Italian B-movie star first hires V.I.P. as security for her directing debut, then her former driver Johnny Loh. Her golden family heirloom talisman becomes the target of a ruthless gang. Meanwhile Quick is the easy victim of a gang of identity thieves who get him arrested for stunts they pull, again and again.
30 October 1999
TV talk show host Jay Lenno recruits V.I.P. to guard his precious collector's sports car Priscilla. Val naively insists to give a scared girl and her baby a ride and free protection. Tasha was right to object: it's Frank Newsom's bank robber gang member Sharon, who is being chased by ruthless bounty hunters, the 'baby' a doll to hide the looted bonds in. And the gang isn't laying back either.
6 November 1999
Nervous about a visit form her ma Carol Irons, Val takes risk to overpower car-hijacker Marco Bielak. He's arrested but soon released, and hell-bent on revenge after ma arrives, who gets a crush on Johhny but believed Val's friends run a courier service. Meanwhile sinister businessman Roger Dintsman hires crooks to get hot software from SXC, the firm of Carol's employer Zupo. It turns out both cases link tightly. But Val also gets a unique change to learn about her pa she presumed dead.
13 November 1999
Val's client is confused with David Duchonvy, so they're both kidnapped by mistake, but easily freed. Val obliges when the city orders VIP suspended and all staff disarmed during a ruthless investigation instigated by hostile LA councilor Doris Blasker for questionable methods and damages during successful operations. Val and the team face trial proceedings. Just then, the Prophet and his gang pull off their most daring plan, a fake terrorist apocalyptic blackmail.
20 November 1999
While shopping in LA China Town, Val and Johhny are handed by a fleeing Chinese woman a box and told to guard it. Johnny cares for the box of deity Kai-tong, the key to freedom and a treasure, but it can only be opened by someone pure of heart. Now they become the target of triad baron Victor Chang and Peking officials, who want to steal the fortune viz. arresting democracy activists.
Season 2, Episode 10: Why 2 Kay27 November 1999
Jeff hires VIP to investigate why his adolescent son Jason Roberts didn't contact his parental home in months from live-in school for the super-gifted Neotek Ranch. In fact Jason is in a secret government research project, hooked on a computer game, manipulated by Katherine 'Kitty' Johnson. Kay goes undercover and discovers she once was at Neotek. The others liberate/kidnap Jason, only to learn afterward Jeff isn't his real dad. Tasha's spy friend Ebrique knows the project's apocalyptic potential.
22 January 2000
Painter Bobby Xero is being stalked by a mysterious woman. Agent Steven Holz knows of various secret admirers. Holz reports to tycoon-client Van Loder, who ordered specific colors, regardless of the artistic design. After his works are attacked in the gallery, the team guessing the auction there may be the key.
29 January 2000
Dr. Gilbert Kemper, the US Vice President's psychiatrist, is nearly kidnapped while he asks V.I.P.'s protection against the Squires of Liberty. They threatened him to expose the VP's dirty secrets as blackmail ammunition for a crucial crime fighting bill. The team takes Kemper to safety on abandoned military base Manitou island. There he analyzes the team dynamics, obviously based on the fake stories about Val's professional excellence.
5 February 2000
The VIP professionals are hell-bent on the body guards job for Cora DeFarge, the haughty CEO of often threatened multinational Cora DeFarge Industries. Johnny's martial arts land them the lucrative job. Val and Key insist however to keep doing ecologist freebies, so they split to honor a contract with PETA, especially a benefit starring ex-Beatle Paul McCartney. Both teams soon discover their clients are bitter enemies. And Cora is covering up dirty business.
12 February 2000
VIP is hired to protect a sun tan brand's Hawaian beauty pageant contestants. By the time they discover Beller and ex-NATo-major Greta Krantz kidnap them, the professionals have also been captured. The ruthless program plans to 'breed' ideal soldiers from men who survive fights to the death and women winning multitasking-contests. Only Kay and Johnny, who was about to be officially enrolled, are left to mount a rescue.
19 February 2000
Fashion designer Cleo Robbins is nearly killed by a bomb in her sports-car, but saved because of an accidental visiting ex Quick. The heavy bomb suggests it's about business secrets, so VIP investigates people like tycoon Griffin Pierce and Cleo's own deputy. Vamp Val is ideal for this undercover scene. Kai discovers Cleo's firm isn't squeaky clean either.
26 February 2000
In Orange Country to look for a heavenly Acres timesharing flat, VIP bumps into Lit-lead singer AJay Popoff in his boxers, pursued by the souvenir hunters who took his pants, so the rock band hires them. AJ also assigns Val to recuperate his lucky charm, an Elvis type 'Cat Eye' belt buckle. They succeed at Stiles souvenir shop, but get pursued for it by Thelonius Brock's goons, although X-rays prove it's paste, nit the real precious jewels.
1 April 2000
Bartholomew, psychic to the Hollywood stars, stumbles across the just dumped corps of long-missing business heiress Hilary von Ryan after a party in the Hollywood Hills. Her fatally clumsy kidnappers, hired by Sid Hadari, who wanted her shares, chase 'Bart'. He hires VIP, without telling them or the police, but uses the story for his TV show. Val dates hunky but broke race car-driver Cole Calloway. Kay hits on with initially resented bright computer specialist Ned.
8 April 2000
Baseball talent Buck Rice (FR) hires VIP, to protect him against whoever wants him off the present team beneath his talent, having recovered from a two year-old car incident back injury. Buck makes lots of enemies among jealous players and by serially seducing. His conquests include Carmen, the mistress of film producer Gerry Goldring, who already hated Buck for messing up his betting.
29 April 2000
Crook Faust's pseudo-terrorist Shining Brigade hijacks the QE2, while Val's East Vancouver high-school is holding its 1990 class reunion there. Because the veterans are training with the Navy Seals, only Johnny came with Val and self-invited curious Maxine.
6 May 2000
Nicoletta's godfather Don Franco is tailed and shot but recovers well. He asks her, his elected mob family heir, to hold the forth so long, notably run the transport firm. As he suggested, the Franco's are under attack from the late Tony Scarnavaco cocky sons Tony Jr. and Mark. The VIP team discovers secret agenda's and attempts a modern 'classy' style make-over..
13 May 2000
Rod Bernstein hires VIP to help him and driver Alvin physically deliver his newest cosmic disaster action movie. Alas, party-animal Rod owes money and an unreleased movie. His direct and indirect creditors send goons to collect, but selling the film only adds Chick Mars to the Hollywood brawl. Val also enters the deals equation as an actress.
20 May 2000
After 22 years in the hole, ruthless Kane is sprung from Paraguyan jail by Hall's team. Their target just left Hawaii for LA, where he saves Val and is identified as her long absconded dad, Jed(ediah) Irons. Tasha's CIA contact Dante finds out he was involved in the fatal operation Omega, over 20 years ago. He explain it was betrayed and got him disgraced. Then he's apprehended by Hall's team.
Season 3, Episode 1: Survi-Val7 October 2000
Val wants to participate in FTS network's Danger Island survival reality. After an unidentifiable monster kills a burly contestant during the pilot recording, FTS network executive Jeff Groom hires VIP to protect the other contestants. Val, Quick and Nicky go as undercover bodyguards, monitored by the rest of the team. The killer strikes again, repeatedly. Kay discovers a plausible top-secret explanation.
28 September 2000
Archaeologist Oliver King hires Val to promote and guard his museum's latest exposition. It features the newly acquired cursed mask of war lord Jin Doo. Its cult still revers its has mythological powers, but it must be fed live souls. Johnny however is preoccupied with a surprise visit from his Chinese martial arts mentor, Jade. But she has a dark agenda.
21 October 2000
VIP is hired to protect philanderer Harris, a party's vice-chairman during its national convention in Beverly Hills. On their way they stumble on and scare-off Shane's goons, thus disturbing even crueler bank-robber Carl Merrick's latest job. His MO matches that of the gangsters who accidentally killed Nicky's father, cop Nickolas Franco, 10 years earlier while robbing the same bank.
28 October 2000
Only explicitly uninvited Val follows and 'chaperones' Tasha when she gets a CIA 'code 9' (probable suicide mission) from her former boss Wick, to eliminate in Yosemite her former partner Sanders, the last of three undercover agents allegedly gone rogue. They thus stumble upon a New World Order militia. The rest of VIP investigates coffin- and graves-vandalizing graffiti, but finds those probably relate to gambling debts and insurance fraud.
4 November 2000
A criminal who was suppose to be executed, arranges for his death to be faked and he gets plastic surgery. He boards a train for his next caper. But also on board is Valerie who saw him just before he was suppose to be executed. And when they run into each other Val senses something familiar about him.
11 November 2000
Software genius Andy Eagle hires Val as personal protection, fearing for his safety after inventing a revolutionary universal Internet-based operating system. The rest of VIP is hired by cyber billionaire Michael 'spider' Ellins' giant company Spyder Dyne. In fact they're taken hostage to test or sabotage Eagle's invention, which could ruin Spyder Dyne.
18 November 2000
Val wants to protect her favorite Little Tokyo's sushi chef, Fuji, against extortion by Desmond Kusari's Okamura yakuza clan. Fuji, an old samurai descendant, rather accepts a sword duel with Desmond, but his family enlists VIP, so it becomes a group fight. Fuji gets killed, but passes his sword to Val, who thus becomes his clan protector. Fearing her phony fighting reputation, the yakuza hires Japanese champion Hirata The Black, but also posts snipers.
Season 3, Episode 8: ExValibur25 November 2000
Johnny discovers his friend Caitlin has joined crazy Tagg's motor bikers gang, the Knights of Chaos who hold jousts in the saddle. Her rich father Jared Kittridge hires VIP to protect or retrieve the brat. Johnny and Val join undercover, which proves dangerous even before discovering their identities inspires Tagg criminally.
13 January 2001
VIP's improvisation impresses has-been actress Bobbi Canary, who came to study security guards for Stephen Cannell's new movie project Night of the bodyguard. VIP soon finds out she staged it to trick them into free 'acting' for a cheap movie. But studio boss Peter Stiles also hired real muscle for his own project.
Season 3, Episode 10: Bodyguards20 January 2001
At the Boydguard Expo celebrity kidnapping/countering competition, VIP is to take on New York's market leader, Ty Bolander's Hamptons Security. But federal judge Kreiger has hired a goon to find and eliminate an undercover cop, which he extracts from Val's favorite barman, Relic. Both target lists get exchanged during a brawl in Foam, leading to mislead kidnapping.
27 January 2001
VIP is hired to protect playboy Dex Decker, who enjoys the perks of hero-hood after manning Porter Aerospace's rescue mission for six Russian Cosmonauts. He claims the men violently demanding he keeps his mouth shut are Russians because he stole some high-tech gizmo 'souvenir' to impress chicks. But Tasha's sexy KGB source puts them on the trace of the goons' real boss- rising space technology tycoon Billy Porter himself.
3 February 2001
VIP is hired to protect Kai's dream man, hunky ecologist Dr. Bonzai, who invented a bacteria which eats oil spills. Val however prefers to accept a free spa visit with Maxine. But escaped villain Dr. Tina Stokes and her accomplice Angel recruit an ex-cop Val-lookalike and train her to take Val's place and infiltrate VIP after a make-over. The target is Diablo, a terrible concoction suitable for terrorist purposes, which Banzai's lab reproduced.
10 February 2001
VIP attends an LA 'cage wrestling' show of the Laser Lordz, who are former Army special operations mates of Quick, starring Photon and B.J. When someone attacks them, they hire VIp, who participate as cover. The wrestlers hesitate but ultimately admit it must be their sadistic former drill sergeant Kobler, who became a major and was left alone during their last operation.
17 February 2001
Just after Trans Global International Finance's CEO W. knight hires VIP to test his ICT genius Dave's new security system KOP in his otherwise empty LA skyscraper, which he wants to put on the rent market, his team is attacked by Nero's men, who inject truth serum, mixed with lethal poison. As Knight explicitly requested Val, she goes with Kay, Quick and Nicky, but also picks up hunky gentleman Klozak, who proves a true white knight. And their budding romantic feelings are the confusing key to distracting KOP's experimental AI. Meanwhile Johhny and Loh get to protect football players Jeremy and Tyrone at a party. They become the target of stealing smugglers.
24 February 2001
At hippie crowd celebrity Zack Henley's party, Maxime starts getting 'memories from a former life' and accuses him of some murder, years ago. Both parties get death threats and hire VIP for protection. After a séance, evidence is found incriminating Zach in the place where his latest mini series is being shot, enough for LAPD detective Grispy to arrest him. Then Maxine changes her 'Déja Voodo' story.
7 April 2001
Val hoped to get a job an part opportunities with Jennifer Lopez by providing security at Relic's bar Foam while her people scout for a new LA concert venue. But they discover international Latin American terrorist hit man Manuel Garza was there, sniping businessman Luis Montez, who was recruiting baseball talents Andrian Gonzales and Mark Quinn for his 'dram camp', so Luis becomes VIP's client. He bonds with fellow macho scars-collector Quick, but there arise theories about his true identity.
Season 3, Episode 17: Amazon Val14 April 2001
Dr. Bob Landesberg has hired VIP to extract and protect Kyle Stamper, who lived for 23 years in the Amazon, since boyhood when his parents still lived. His blood contains a rare antigen, which may cure meningitis. They want to donate it to humanity, but the pharmaceutical competition wants that $5 billion market, and hires ruthless hit-man Dolman to get Kyle in LA. Dr. Bob makes some dire discoveries, but a hidden agenda proves even more dangerous.
21 April 2001
VIP discretely assures the protection of corporate bell ringer Tony Vartebedian, a chemist who is secretly scheduled to expose on Neal Berens's TV show 365 his employer GloMar Petroleum for selling gas they knew to cause cancer risks. Two of his colleagues died from suspicious 'accidents'. So VIP poses as a family renting the house across Tony's suburban home. Val quickly bonds with hunky ecologist neighbor Blake Thompson, but he's not who he says. Tony's boss indeed hired Paco to kill all potential squealers, and a back-up.
Season 3, Episode 19: Aqua Valva28 April 2001
Jimmy Malibu, mob uncle Vittorio Franco's speedboat pilot in the Donzi race, is eliminated by a frogman lurking in the water. Nikki takes his place to score and get the fiends, with VIP watching their back. Enigmatic billionaire Lagos (an acronym) courts Val to visit his giant yacht, actually also the HQ of his international illegal information sales business. The NSA recruits Val to investigate his presumed auctioning of a Chinese spy satellite.
5 May 2001
A suspicious birthday card pits Tasha on the trail of her ex, dentist Ted McClellan, being attacked by fiends. They're after dental records for a scam planned by Bolivian drug cartel US market baron Simon Pike. So VIP protects Ted, and discovers Tasha's twice ex, the Owl, is also involved.
12 May 2001
While making an at first sight inoffensive exchange, Val is left on a yacht with a bomb, caught by her stiletto. She's presumed dead, so VIP loses its front star, hence within a month, clients and staff starts to desert to other jobs. Meanwhile Val has amnesia, stranding on a Mexican beach, where simple fishermen take her in. However, revenge is in the making.
19 May 2001
During Argentina's junta rule in 1951, two Neonazis hide the prototype of a devise meant to revive the Third Reich in a booby-trapped cave of Patagonia's extinct Diaquita tribe's lost city Camarena. They accidentally trigger it and die in the explosion. Decades later, an archaeological team digging there hires Nikki as explosives expert, with VIP to protect the treasures. Ukrainian general Koyla Trofimov is on the trail of the 'hyper-dimensional' device. Tasha and Quick stay home to install Kay's stater of the art security system for composer 'Weird Al' Yankovic, but Val accidentally took the control device with her.
22 September 2001
Val's nosiness ruins Relic's undercover at an LA college campus as student Todd. The only way to save his investigation for mob king Hans Lamal trough his campus drug pusher, Kenny Farmer, is for all VIP to join him in various undercover capacities after catching the mob killer Lamal sent after him, in Quick's case as that hit-man. However Hans's secret identity covers another secret.
29 September 2001
Johnny and Quick rival for dating favor from client Anna Petrov, whose parents were killed in a suspicious car crash. It turns out general Volykov, head of the secret police of Kasbayan, is heading a killers team to eliminate her, as princess heiress the last threat to the ruthless regime he defected to when the king was overthrown.
Season 4, Episode 3: Holy Val6 October 2001
VIP is hired by executive secretary Kamin and elder Rygel to protect their 'cosmic' Centaurian cult's treasured 'sacred' meteorite. They successfully ward off an attempt to steal it by internationally wanted master thief Roberto 'Bobby' Perez, who next kidnaps Val, but soon discover the story isn't that simple.
13 October 2001
VIP looses Rod Fallon and other Hollywood clients after being publicly outclassed by competitor Adam Fowler's goons. However they discover he drugs them with a pharmaceutical which the company, Dalco, based on Chang Kai Cheq' Purple Legion's potion bo chi but didn't commercialize because of the side-effects. One of them, Trey, turns out to be a former USMC buddy of Nicky, and may already have suffered brain damage.
20 October 2001
Canadian wrestler Tyler 'Sabretooth' Mane hires VIP to prevent serious harm when loony machos provoke him, hoping to get beaten up by the master. Real danger lurks because FBI agent Darman's team invented a decoy super-agent to smoke out Fallon's Red Coyote terrorist movement, but chance made it look like Tyler is him. He accepts to play along, now closely protected by VIP himself. In the process, he rediscovers himself and reevaluates the sense of his career choices.
27 October 2001
Dean McGee desperately seeks VIP's help, suffering from amnesia after a knock the head. He's the target of Harman industry's hit-men to prevent him revealing the revolutionary Jaw Hawk car, which Nikki is to test drive, is a failure. The test is part of the charitable events Val volunteered the team for in the contest to become mayor for a day.
3 November 2001
Val's clumsy, naive uncle Ned Irons, who never got beyond administrative work in the Mounties corps he longs to join, accidentally finds a parchment deed which grants an Inuit tribe a large tract in the Yukon. When he 'returns' it to the native crooks gang of Turoc and Ta'eena, they try to eliminate the only witness who can ruin their planned land deal with an oil multinational. Ned escapes to LA, where his favorite niece Val still believes he's a Mountie hero. The crooks follow, and so does Yukon RCMP station sergeant Roarke, who wants to arrest 'rogue deserter' Ned.
10 November 2001
Damian Caine, Val's favorite Cyber author, is released on a technicality in a trial that would have meant jail for arson in the V Club, which killed popular owner Burt Wyler just after he fired Damian, using the MO of his first cyber crime story, Epsilon. VIP believes in his innocence and protects him after someone throws a Molotov cocktail at Damien, conform another Epsilon chapter. District Attorney Pete Overton, who has senatorial ambitions, is most eager to convict Caine for a new poison murder, again conform Epsilon.
17 November 2001
CIA agent Andrew D Welles decides on his own that a plan to eliminate a Latin American general-dictator, although never approved by Washington, is to be executed anyhow, even if that requires murdering a reluctant colleague. But its finance depends on a dot com front company, which just made major stock holder Kay a small fortune, which she invests mainly in converting her favorite muffin bakery into a cyber café. The secret plans are hidden in its personnel files, which Kay downloads unsuspecting. The CIA notices that, and Welles wants to eliminate her, assuming her Internet posting meant for the cyber café is an auctioning of the secret plans.
24 November 2001
Johhny is delighted that Hollywood director Jeremy Harmetz has casted him for a low-budget action movie as martial arts actor/stuntman. But the media exposure also discloses his survival to the Hong Kong "Tong" Triad's new LA boss, Morton Zhou, who assumed him killed. However Morton's daughter Catherine is kidnapped by mob competitor Jonas Smith, who is out to revenge his own son and steal her part of the Zhou fortune on the side.
19 January 2002
Johhny gets dragged along in a no-dating-bet by Quick's clumsy infidelity. Just now Relic asks them to deliver a package to Hollywood producer Nina, whose office and next meeting place abound with scarcely dresses models viz. nudist part guests. Nikki's former drill instructor asks the girls to go undercover in his marines base because someone in the all-female platoon he's training has been stealing explosives and probably plans to kill top-secret prisoner 'Eagle', who turns out to be VIP-enemy Morales.
26 January 2002
A hospital administrator asks VIP to protect Dr. Hank Jonas's patients after two successfully treated botulism victims among them died mysteriously. Relic informs they were lured by fake, infected letters. The team goes undercover in various capacities to investigate the staff. Kay works out the victims were all jury members in the trial against Hank's fiendish brother for a prison murder. But he proves dangerously resourceful.
Season 4, Episode 13: Val Cubed2 February 2002
V.I.P. is hired by the Environmental Protection Agency's Arthur Goodwin to help transport an experimental Red Coyote terrorist movement weapon to a marine base for destruction. But Val's evil double Joan Archer has escaped from the lunatic asylum, reassembles a gang and kidnaps Val, so she can take her place and abuse the device for revenge on V.I.P. Only Kay gets suspicious.
9 February 2002
VIP is hired to protect the Rubicon trade summit after anonymous terrorist threat letter. The FBI suspects include The Dark hand, which Johnny knows from Hong Kong, so they check on its LA member Miss Ying. Its de facto host and keynote speaker Charles Broder declares on TV to be among a recent wave of 'alian spaceship abductees'. Val insists Kay's bite/branding larks and memory loss 'prove' she is too. New incidents like both story lines, but what part does Broder's corporate deputy James Gilroy play?
16 February 2002
LAPD detective Grispy has another job for VIP, this time formally deputized. They must baby-sit jail-bird Lucy Stanton, who is remitted provided she helps track her British ex-boss, international super-crook Nero, who escaped Interpol with a $20,000,000 diamond. Alas Lucy toys around to enjoy her freedom at tax payer's expense before actually pointing out Nero's right-hand Mase. Worse, Nero gets wind of the quest and starts killing off anyone connected however vaguely with a potential trace to him.
23 February 2002
FBI agent McDonough recruits Val for a patriotic service: testing a new facility's security under Dutch aliases, after 'shopping' for illegal arms and disguises. His secret agenda is to lure the real Red Coyote anarchists. Val picks as infiltration attempt sidekick Maxine, already scheduled as partner to 'work' at an Eric Estrada party. They are indeed abducted, to be recruited as 'civilian experts', but for a surprising job.
13 April 2002
Pseudo-anarchist techno-master criminal Merrick is released from jail. VIP goes after him because Niki hates her dad's killer unconditionally. However they soon discover he reassembled a gang. Next that his target is space technology. In fact he kidnapped a scientist's wife for the access codes to control the space shuttle.
20 April 2000
After crew captain Luke McCain makes a fatal fall at the Miss All OLrganic rehearsals, VIP is hired to prevent another 'accident' disturbing the beauty pageant. Next manager Frank Meecham also goes missing until he turns up in the morgue. The team goes undercover. Kay discovers both victims were too: FBI agent aliases.
27 April 2002
VIP was hired to protect teacher Jane Percival until her testimony, which should put mob killer William Sikes away for good. His team captures Val and Tasha, but instead of classical torture and truth serum make them believe to have aged decades to make them betray the witness's hide-out. Sikes gets so impatience he even kills one of his own scientists. The rest of VIP tries the mob connection.
4 May 2002
Val is proud as a peacock and happy as a clam now producer Betsy's TV series plans a profile of VIP focusing on her, the professionals are jealous having serve as extras among crooks and menials singing her praise. That and security at a Ducati motorbike model launch show on the beach seem not exciting enough, so 'reenactments' are planned so Val can star. Recently paroled contract thief Ryan Hill wants to dig up his loot, bonds about to expire, on that very beach.
11 May 2002
Val's Hollywood idol, stand-up comedian Scott Thayler, famous for the Jimbo character movies, hires VIP after receiving death threats. Randall Waring is indeed hell-bent on extorting him, but Scott, who constantly jokes and lies about everything, keeps their common past even from VIP. Kay meanwhile has various dealings with a fellow Jimbo super-fan.
18 May 2002
The heiress of Granny Groshen's cookie business posthumously hired VIP for security at her funeral, reading of her will and its execution. She left half of the priceless recipe to son Bernard and daughter Rhonda each. She wants to keep the family business as it is, he to cash a German multinational's $700,000,0000 bid. 'Bernie' is being blackmails by Yablosnki mob enforcer Rudolph M. Slavin. Williams has the hots for Rhonda, but is in for a nasty surprise, like her and VIP.
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