Mike Longstreet was a New Orleans insurance company investigator. While on a case he had the double misfortune of having his wife killed and his eyesight destroyed by people determined that he not solve the case. Despite his injury, Mike refused to quit the business and with the help of his canine guide dog Pax to help him get around he felt confident of his abilities to solve cases. His girl Friday, Nikki was his biggest booster and his friend Duke Paige worked with him on many cases. Bruce Lee appeared throughout the series as Longstreet's self-defense instructor.
Mike Longstreet enlists the Teachings of martial arts expert Li Tsung in order to defend himself despite his blindness.
Mike and Nikki go undercover as husband and wife in an exclusive apartment building, in an attempt to discover the identity of a thief who is robbing its wealthy residents.
Mike is kidnapped, drugged and left for dead on an abandoned salvage ship. Miraculously, he survives and attempts to piece together clues and fractured memories, believing it's somehow connected to a case he is working on.
A man who spent several years in prison for a murder he didn't commit enlists Mike's help in finding the real killer.
When Mike begins investigating the murder of a Jazz Society Director, and the theft of two rare and valuable instruments, it leads him on a path into greed, ambition, hidden family secrets and the world of jazz music.
A dying man sets bombs around the city, and then calls Mike demanding a half-million dollars in ransom money. Mike suspects the bomber is someone from a case he worked in the past, as he meets with the bomber to pay the ransom.
A young widow asks Mike to look into the apparent suicide of her husband, who died in prison. Mike enters the prison to investigate, and discovers evidence that he was actually murdered.
An expensive Rembrandt painting is stolen from a wealthy family's home. Mike's investigation into the theft takes him into a web of hidden family secrets and lies.
Nikki is kidnapped after purchasing an antique sewing machine at an auction, and held for ransom. Mike must discover what's hidden within the machine that's of value, and then with Li's help find a way to rescue Nikki.
Mike overhears a woman being killed in a darkened alley, and sends Pax to help her. Pax is critically stabbed, and the attacker simply walks away, realizing Mike is blind. Longstreet must try to find out who the killer is.
Mike investigates a series of thefts of semi-truck trailers, known as "pigs", and uncovers a ring of thieves.
A valuable racehorse is stolen and held for ransom. The kidnappers want Mike to deliver the ransom money, because they figure he won't be able to identify them. After the money is paid and the horse recovered, Mike begins to piece together clues that lead him to the kidnappers' identities. The investigation takes Mike down a winding path of murder, infidelity, family secrets, greed and betrayal.
There has been a series of armored-car robberies, and Mike's old mentor, Harold Kemp, is in charge of the investigation. As Mike assists Harold in the investigation, he begins to suspect his mentor is involved.
Harper Electronics specializes in hiring handicapped employees, but the company is hit with a string of robberies. Going undercover to investigate, Mike becomes an employee with the firm.
Nikki takes Mike to the New Orleans International Airport to pick up his late wife's sister, Hannah, and her husband, Sven Aalborg. While greeting each other in the crowded airport terminal, someone mysteriously shoots Hannah's husband, leaving him in critical condition.
A deadly water moccasin and an equally deadly trapper add up to peril for Longstreet and Duke, whose trek into the Louisiana bayous turns into a battle for survival.
Mike travels to a lonely roadside diner to meet the representative of a gang that stole a valuable jade chess set, in order to pay the ransom for its return. The man he is supposed to meet is a no-show as a hurricane blows through, stranding Mike and a group of fellow travelers. When the power goes out and plunges the café into total darkness, one of the customers is murdered with a steak knife. With a restaurant full of suspects, Mike wonders if the dead man is related to his insurance case.
Nikki is run down by a hit-and-run driver while working on a case with Mike, placing her in the hospital in critical condition. Mike blames himself and begins to question his real motives for being an investigator, as he falls into a deep depression.
Mike's good friend is killed in a boating accident, but Mike feels someone may have tried to murder him. Investigating several potential suspects leads him to believe his friend is really still alive.
When a fire breaks out in a hospital room, the patient inside dies. Mike investigates and suspects arson, but must sift through several suspects to find out who and why.
Mike's good friend is Jim Collins, the starting quarterback for the New Orleans football team. After suffering a terrible accident, Jim finds he may never walk again. Mike suspects the accident involved foul play.
When Mike hears a man being murdered, he pieces together enough clues to guess the killer's identity. He then plays a dangerous game as he pretends to be an eyewitness to the killing, hoping to draw the killer out into the open.
Bank teller Roy has an interesting early-retirement plan: he's the inside man on a quarter-million-dollar heist.