26 Oct. 1988Going Home
Vinnie's resignation from the Organized Crime Bureau leads him home and into a hotbed of racial hatred.
2 Nov. 1988School of Hard Knox
Vinnie returns to the O.C.B. on his own terms, determined to infiltrate the radical racist organization that has threatened his family and friends.
9 Nov. 1988Revenge of the Mud People
The local police leave their kid gloves behind when they haul Vinnie in, mistakenly believing he has murdered one of their own.
16 Nov. 1988Last of the True Believers
Knox Pooley's explosive appearance on an issue-oriented talk show ends in tragedy, and Vinnie and Richie join forces to link yet another brutal murder to the Pilgrims of Promise evangelist.
7 Dec. 1988Aria for Don Aiuppo
When Vinnie's mother falls in love with an organized crime boss, rekindling a romance that began in the old country, the O.C.B. asks Vinnie to intervene.
14 Dec. 19887th Avenue Freeze Out
Vinnie goes undercover for the O.C.B. as a garment-center security consultant to keep the new wave of organized crime leadership from destroying a father-and-son business.
21 Dec. 1988Next of Kin
Another side of Eli is revealed when his son David is reported missing while on an overseas business trip.
11 Jan. 1989All or Nothing
While David and Eli move to close their most important knock-off dress deal ever, Pinzolo uses the same deal -- and information from someone close to David - in an attempt to bury Eli and Elrose Fashions for good.
18 Jan. 1989Where's the Money?
With Elrose Fashions in its death throes, David and Eli's tenuous relationship shatters, and David seeks to avenge his grievous losses against Rick Pinzolo.
25 Jan. 1989Postcard from Morocco
David Sternberg's final act is to leave a letter incriminating Rick Pinzolo in a murder he witnessed, and Raglin desperately seeks to make the charges stick, as the OCB garment-center investigation draws to a disquieting close.
1 Feb. 1989Stairway to Heaven
When Frank learns his wife is going to die, Vinnie uses the money LoCocco left him to get a lifesaving transplant.
15 Feb. 1989White Noise
Vinnie has no choice but to come out from behind his OCB badge to face the chilling accusations of mobster Sonny Steelgrave -- the friend he was forced to betray.
1 Mar. 1989Dead Dog Lives
Vinnie and Frank hatch a plan to use a record company OCB acquired to gain entry into the corrupt music industry. Their target is a powerful player named Winston Newquay (Tim Curry).
8 Mar. 1989And It Comes Out Here
Corrupt music mogul Winston Newquay tries to buy out Vinnie's Dead Dog Records, but he instead opts to merge with Isaac Twine's company, Shakala. Newquay tries to take away Vinnie's contracted star, Diana Price (Deborah Harry).
22 Mar. 1989The Rip-Off Stick
Newquay(Tim Curry) seduces Diana Price (Deborah Harry), and she tells Vinnie she can't resist him because she's in love. Vinnie sends her to Jamaica for 6 months to get her away from Newquay.
5 Apr. 1989High Dollar Bop
Vinnie and his record producer Johnny Medley try to steal Eddie Tempest, a hot property, from Winston Newquay. Newquay has Medley beaten severely. In a no-limit poker game, Newquay wins Shakala Records from Isaac Twine. Vinnie convinces Newquay to keep him on in the company.
12 Apr. 1989Hip Hop on the Gravy Train
Newquay tries to fire Vinnie, but Terranova responds with a restraining order. Newquay makes him the company mailboy to spite him. Vinnie's associate Bobby Travis finds out he's a fed. With Travis' help, Vinnie and Frank get incriminating evidence of Newquay committing fraud, and Frank arrests the mogul.
3 May 1989The One That Got Away
Not wanting to hurt his mother, Vinnie tries to resist an OCB investigation of his new stepfather while his relationship with Amber Twine grows ever closer.
10 May 1989Living and Dying in 4/4 Time
The case against Newquay is dismissed as entrapment. After making a bet with Newquay that he will live to dance on his grave, Isaac dies of a heart attack. Vinnie lets Travis have Dead Dog Records, telling him to keep a chair warm for him for the future. Newquay goes insane and is institutionalized.
17 May 1989Call It Casaba
After Vinnie puts the Shakala Records investigation to rest, he and McPike take a trip to the mountains with Lifeguard, whose real-life problems may force him to quit the OCB.
24 May 1989Le Lacrime D'Amore: Part 1
After a restraining order keeps Vinnie away from Amber, Vinnie uncovers a plan to sell Shakala as part of a large real estate venture.