Benton Fraser comes to Chicago in an attempt to find out who killed his father. After solving the murder, he decides to stick around and work for the local Canadian consulate. He has made friends with a local detective, Ray Vecchio, whose sister, Francesca, has a major crush on him. Although Vecchio is often confused by Benton's strange way of doing things and Benton is often confused by how things are done south of the border, the two get along famously.
Welsh's brother calls for big-city backup to catch baseball-team saboteurs.
Fraser's childhood mentor(Tom Quinn)arrives in Chicago with the hope of stopping a U.S. company from constructing a hydro dam that will leave his northern village under water.
After his pretzel-vendor pal is gunned down, Fraser learns he was a millionaire.
When a beautiful poker player (Denny Scarpa) is arrested, she cuts a deal with the Feds. Fraser is planted in a high stakes game of cards and Ray must come to his rescue when the poker game gets rough.
Ray has misgivings when Beth Botrelle, a woman he arrested years ago for murdering her police officer husband,is scheduled to be executed. Accompanied by Fraser, he tracks down evidence that proves her innocense.
After a voodoo priest dies in a cell, his body disappears from the morgue.
A Canadian country-western singer gets death threats.
Ray arrests a mob boss for minor assault, and Fraser is determined to make it stick.
A murder-for-hire business has a unique body disposal system...funeral caskets.
A teen-age miracle worker's boyfriend is accused of murdering a church aide.
A female Mountie who comes to Chicago after two murder suspects has a strange attraction for Fraser.
Fraser and Kowalski pursue an arms dealer to the Yukon, where they join forces with Buck Frobisher's (Leslie Nielsen) detachment.