Melina Paros, the Greek-born City Attorney, joins the firm as an associate. But she has one last case to finish which involves the prosecution of an accused abusive mother against her newborn baby. The unbalanced Markowitz loses control of reality completely when he pulls his gun on a dog pound owner while trying to help Benny find his runaway dog Lincoln. Meanwhile, Becker gets more deeply involved in the intrigue for control of World Wide Studios which involves Flicker and his mysterious silent partner, Eric Schuller, who's crippled wife Beatrice Schuller is the apparent heir to the studio. Brackman loses his pocket watch and acquires an unlikely writing partner when one of the convicts he met in jail turns up. Gwen receives more of the mysterious gifts and suspects Morales is behind it since all of the gifts are from children's nursery books that he keeps for his infant daughter. Also, Mullaney sees Roxanne in a new light.