October 29, 1981 12:00 am
Wojo's proven innocent of a paternity suit, but at a cost; a beauty queen is robbed; an irate theater patron vandalizes the theater.
November 5, 1981 12:00 am
Luger wants Barney to pen a letter for his mail-order bride; a lottery winner seeks revenge when the ticket seller loses his winning entry; Harris gets a new book deal.
November 12, 1981 12:00 am
A car thief's conscience gets the better of him ... after twenty-five years; Levitt saves a child from a precarious fate; an overzealous sanitation officer goes to extremes.
November 19, 1981 12:00 am
A husband is assaulted for forcing his wife into designer jeans; a disorderly conduct report leads to a man who swears he's possessed by an evil spirit.
November 26, 1981 12:00 am
A job fair brings out the worst in a Peace Corps recruiter; Dietrich volunteers for a department stress experiment.
December 10, 1981 12:00 am
A manufacturer of computer game processors is accused of espionage; a WAC supplements her income on the street.
December 17, 1981 12:00 am
The 12th is overrun with homeless vagrants on Christmas; a greeting-card writer snaps; a cattle prod is the weapon of choice for a local merchant.
January 7, 1982 12:00 am
The penultimate survivor of a tontine attempts suicide in order to concede the money to his cousin.
January 14, 1982 12:00 am
The detectives don uniforms while Levitt and the others take sergeant's exams; Luger, working with the squad, is overly rough with a collar, and later with Barney.
January 21, 1982 12:00 am
Street clowns fall prey to a serial mugger; a hundred inmates are sneaked out of holding in the middle of the night.
February 4, 1982 12:00 am
A murder witness is uncooperative, so he, Harris and Dietrich are forced to share an apartment in seclusion until he talks; Lieutenant Scanlon falls for a wealthy mugging victim.
February 11, 1982 12:00 am
Unless he confesses soon, Harris and Dietrich's unwilling roommate may witness another murder. Meanwhile, harassment charges are pressed against Lieutenant Scanlon.
February 18, 1982 12:00 am
Dietrich aids an elderly psychiatric patient who may be speaking a foreign language; a nuclear activist goes on a hunger strike to end nuclear arms; Barney declines a deputy inspector nomination.
February 25, 1982 12:00 am
Luger's mail-order bride arrives; an elderly woman mugs a man.
March 11, 1982 12:00 am
A newspaper obituary causes a stir when the subject turns up alive; the detectives snag a modern-day chicken thief.
March 26, 1982 12:00 am
Internal Affairs is called in when a charge of excessive force is leveled against Wojo; an angry parent takes action when his child is declined admission into an exclusive kindergarten.
April 2, 1982 12:00 am
Dietrich's old flame pays a visit; a former child actor clubs an agent with a telephone.
April 9, 1982 12:00 am
Harris and Arnold come to blows; a mugging victim confesses to a twenty-five year old crush on Barney.
April 29, 1982 12:00 am
A museum presses charges when an Indian retrieves his tribe's ancestral bones from an exhibit; a scoutmaster catches a mugger.
May 6, 1982 12:00 am
Wojo's discover of an ancient weapon puts the 12th Precinct up for sale.
May 13, 1982 12:00 am
The 12th Precinct is sold; Dietrich arrests the head of a crime school; Luger tries to duck out on his mail-order bride.
May 20, 1982 12:00 am
Friends, foes and felons alike drop by to pay their last respects as the detectives prepare to leave for new assignments; Harris contemplates his resignation when he's assigned to Flushing Meadows; Barney recalls friends departed before he turns out the squad room lights for the last time.