As we meet the characters, Johnny investigates a case of a little Polish girl snatched on a subway train, Carlos tries to find a 14 year old victim of sexual abuse, Bobby searches for a missing law student, and Connie gets frustrated because she isn't given any cases.
Missing dental hygienist's car is found with Black Magic books and items in the trunk, and her parents can't seem to decide whether or not they want to find her. A wife goes out for groceries and never comes back. Constance gets flowers.
A young boy runs away from home, returning to take his little brother with him, after his potential stepfather steals from their home and blames it on him, and then threatens his life. Connie has to trace the family of an heroic John Doe who saved a little girl's life, in order to find out what his medical problems are, and along the way feels some chemistry with the surgeon.
Connie and Carlos both have to find missing children. Connie's case is a 4-year old who disappeared at nursery school, and Carlos's is an 8-year old, who is later found badly beaten. When an ex-school friend of Ray's, who had been injured in an accident many years ago resulting in him have the mental age of a 6-year old, is accused of the beating, Ray breaks his own number 1 rule and becomes personally involved trying to clear him.
Connie helps a girl who is having a baby and is missing her boyfriend, while Bobby meets an actress who models herself on Lauren Bacall and has driven her husband away with her constant role-playing games.
Johnny and Connie look for two little boys who went missing on their way home from school, while Bobby has the mysterious disappearance of a woman he met on a recent case on his hands. Carlos, Anita, Ray and Barbara spend the whole episode worrying about baby Carlito Ray who is sick.
Ray is shocked when he is told his ex-partner is being transferred into his department. Problem is she is female and rumours were rife that they were having an affair. Meanwhile a boy goes missing from party of schoolchildren on a museum tour.