Slumlord Frank Fernandez is acquitted of the murder of City Councilman Roberto Galvan, but Galvan's family is sure he was guilty. Father Michael intends to run for Galvan's council seat, but Frank Fernandez threatens him, and he reveals to Jessica that Fernandez is his father. Frank discovers his son Raymond is selling drugs. But when Frank is killed, the more Jessica investigates, the more likely it looks like one of the Galvan boys did it. Written by
Did You Know?
When Father Michael is joking with Jessica about using a priest as the main character of one of her novels, he mentions the character of Father Dowling, created by Ralph McInerny
. Of course, former cast member Tom Bosley
went on to star in the series based on that character. See more
The plot has Fr. Michael running for the vacant council seat, but Church law prohibits a Priest from seeking or holding elected office as it is in direct conflict with his service to the church. See more