After the Priest of the Catholic church in his neighborhood is murdered, the Monsignor requests that Lt. Ryker heads up the investigation. After another murder and another attack on nun, Ryker and the rookies are stumped for a motive. Then they receive the autopsy reports on the victims that gives them the break they need. Written by
Did You Know?
The character Huggy Bear is played by Johnny Brown in this episode. Approximately three years later Antonio Fargas first plays a similar character named Huggy Bear in the pilot of the series Starsky and Hutch. See more
In the opening scene of the episode when Father Channing (Wayne Heffley) is confronted by his killer, Howard Talbott (Larry Golden) very clearly, twice calls him Father Manning. It quickly cuts to Lt. Ryker entering the briefing room at police headquarters referring to the victim as Father Channing. He is then reffered to as Father Channing for the remainder of the episode. See more