Stu is about to leave Hawaii when he is caught up in an investigation of counterfeiters. Dan and Kim from Hawaiian Eye make brief appearances. A woman suspected of being a conduit to the crooks falls for Stu. Things get complicated when the woman's friend is someone Stu wants to get to know better for the case.
Man fleeing a murder scene is unaware a pretty runaway is hiding in his backseat. When they arrive at 77 Sunset Strip, Kookie avidly takes in the teenager to protect her from the killers. But the ginchy Carrie doesn't want to hide, she's come to Hollywood to crash the movies and meet Sugarfoot. Bailey & Spencer's sleazy rival, Shamus Legs Carson weasels in on the case when he hears there's a big reward for finding the starstruck teen.
A charity benefit with debutantes of 6 American cities; each is wearing jewelry from a prized collection. A diamond replaced with a fake. Bailey, Kookie, and others are present to protect the jewelry. Miss Augusta (GA) likes Kookie.
Stu's on the lam for 2 murders committed after he tracked the victims down for an acid-tongued talk radio host who's about to ink a big TV deal. Police chief Happy Happerson hunts Stu, while Kookie & company scramble after the other 2 targets on the shock jock's list, before they take the big sleep too. The scandalmonger's Hollywood agent keeps leaving town. Is she the shooter ?
Crime syndicate hires a gambler to layoff racetrack bets to out-of-state bookies to keep the odds from diving. The go-between Lonnie Drew is an old pal of Jeff Spencer, whose help is needed when Drew suspects that he's going to be set up with a briefcase full of hot semolians. It's a boat race scheme, i.e. the other horses' owners are paid to lose to the long-shots backed by the Syndicate.
An opera diva is almost sandbagged on stage, but she doesn't want any gendarmes involved, so her manager hires opera-loving Stu to investigate. Posing as her new paramour, Stu flushes her torch-bearing ex-husband and a hot-tempered tenor out of the scenery as suspects. Kookie almost ankles from his square, undercover assignment as a spear-carrier, but a blonde ingénue from the Bronx keeps him on task.
Seductive widow suspected of offing her husband via an industrial accident, when she goes after PI Jeff Spencer and almost every available (& unavailable) man at her husband's plant. When an anonymous note alleges the worker was murdered, the factory's insurance company hires Jeff to investigate.
Stuart Bailey, his prisoner and four others survive a plane crash and are washed ashore on an isolated island. Exploring their haven, Bailey learns to his horror that within 48 hours, it might turn out to be a death-trap.
Art Mooney hires Staurt Bailey to look into an old hotel he wants to buy in a small town named Switchburg in the Nevada desert. Stuart finds a hotel that has been boarded up and out of use for years and a town much the same. There are only a handful of residents left and his questions raise suspicions. And there's the matter of the mysterious light people see coming from the hotel at night.
Jeff is hired to investigate the disappearance of scuba diver Carthwright before issuing insurance benefits. Jeff enlists Kookie and Roscoe to help while he talks with the attractive widow. A trip to Mexico brings the answers to the mystery.
Jeff, along with Suzanne, accompany a blind man James to an out of town reading of a will. The gathering consists of Hollywood types who stand to inherit one million dollars if they complete a puzzle but a murder interferes with the game.
Jeff is hired to look into attempts on actress Kay Donnelly's life but her sudden suicide leaves him with questions. The rooming house where she lived seems to be full of suspects except for the wisecracking Marge. A secret marriage points to a killer.
Stu is hired to protect belligerent business mogul Simon Galbraith on an African hunting trip. The rude man brings along a number of people who wish him ill, foremost wife Miriam. Stu does his job despite a distaste for his client and his actions.
Stu is hired to protect Roxanna, a member of a prominent family in a Latin American country poised for revolution. They head for her home country by train but end up stranded in an isolated area leaving them fighting for their lives.
Stu and Roxanna make it to the city having fallen in love with Stu to become first gentlemen. But then he's shot and Jeff heads south to help his partner find the missing future leader with the aid of a most obtuse local police captain.
Stu is hired by Paula Conway, mother of a spoiled child star Angel, when a valuable jewel goes missing. What seems like a simple case although one populated by unlikable characters turns serious when a murder occurs endangering Angel.
Bailey is hired by Crystal Dart a famous entertainer who became famous in Paris after the war. He is to deliver papers to her soon-to-be ex-husband who has taken residence in her rundown ski lodge. She wants him out. Ken Dexter is helping Crystal write her autobiography and he tries to warn Bailey off. Bailey doesn't scare and he and Crystal along with Dexter drive into the mountains to serve the papers. Kurt, Dart's husband, is in a cast from a skiing accident and he is being cared for by Marie, a local nurse. Dexter's wife Janice also soon shows up and informs them ...
Jeff is hired by a wealthy middle aged man who wants his missing young wife found.The client refuses to believe she has left him for a younger man but Jeff thinks otherwise.With Roscoe's help she is quickly spotted but before her husband can be contacted a new situation has developed-she is being held for ransom!
Stuart is asked by the United States military to investigate whether classified documents were passed on to a foreign country. Bailey becomes close to Marta, a friend of the suspected spy Hollister creating conflict.
Jeff is hired by the Connors, parents of a student who died in an apparent hazing incident. Jeff poses as a student, living in the fraternity where he learns of rampant cheating by the football team which may be tied to the death.
Jeff goes to capture a thief sneaking back via a remote corner of the Islands. PI Jeff poses as a wandering gigolo, signing on as a guitar-strumming lounge act to attract lonely women to a struggling resort. Cricket Blake chirps along with him, but the new competition brings out the worst in a scheming philanderer and a torch-bearing local police chief.
Man-eating cat stalks the Sierras, making Stu's inquiry about a friend's daughter a low priority with frazzled mountain residents. Stu's old buddy suspects his daughter is rebelling against his strict single-parenting by getting mixed-up with shady characters. A mild-mannered geology professor boarding at the buddy's house, packing heat on his wilderness sabbatical makes Stu wary too.
Stripper Jingle Bells, key witness in a mob trial, is kidnapped to keep her from testifying. Jeff spots her being held in an apartment, then identifies her when he finds one of her trademark "jingle bell" earrings on the sidewalk. Jeff pursues when the kidnapper moves her to a mountain ranch off Route 66.
When an old friend of Stu is kidnapped, he's asked to deliver the ransom money. He soon begins to wonder if his friend's wife, a former singer with mob connections, his spoiled young sister, or the secretary who's in love with him, had anything to do with the kidnapping.