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KRESKY EPISODE GUIDE
SEASON ONE (1976-1977)
E.G. Season 2
- 1. Knockin' On Your Door, Baby (Pilot, 90min.)
- We meet Detective Nicholas David Kresky by way of Officer Eugene
Muller, a straitlaced internal affairs accountant investigating the
detective's expenditures from posing as a swinging single. But crime stops
for no man and when Kresky experiences a break in an important case,
Muller finds himself being dragged along into Kresky's down-and-dirty
undercover world -- and getting a world-class lesson in police work into
- 2. Bad Mojo In West Hollywood
- When several sheets of lethal LSD fall into the possession of
vengeful pusher Good Time Billy Ray, it's a race against time to keep him from
distributing the drugs to the schoolchildren of LA. This episode
introduces Dr. Pibb, the street smart African-American ex-con with a
mysterious past, and establishes his enigmatic alliance with Kresky.
- 3. La Piñata del Muerte
- Illegal immigrants are being smuggled across the border from Mexico
and then forced to work as sweat shop slaves in a piñata factory until they
die. Kresky teams up with Maria Movadar, a fetching INS agent, to bust
the ring of slavers.
- 4. Disco Infernal
- At discos all over LA, a dance floor psychopath is doing more
than just cutting the rug; he's cutting the throats of beautiful young women. Can
Kresky track him down before he claims his next victim?
- 5. The Naked City
- A streaking bandit is terrorizing banks, liquor stores and
public transportation all over the city, preying upon good citizens' sense of
shame to commit his crimes. Kresky infiltrates an exclusive nude beach
to "collar" the culprit.
- 6. Greyhairs and Greenbacks
- At a Pasadena old folks' home, a group of impoverished senior
citizens decide to pool their resources and form a counterfeiting ring,
but when the local crime boss gets wind of their activity, they find
themselves in hot water. It's up to Kresky to save their skins and set
them back on the straight and narrow.
- 7. Mama Didn't Raise No Fools
- As part of the Inner City Mentor Program, Kresky takes ghetto
kid Hakeem under his wing and encourages his interest in boxing. But when
Hakeem is framed for the shooting of a beat cop, only Kresky believes he
didn't do it. It's time to call in Dr. Pibb and ask for a few favors.
- 8. Do Ya Dig?
- Kresky is forced to go deeper undercover than ever before when
he poses as abusive pimp Sweet Jojo in order to shut down a city wide
prostitution ring. Things get complicated when the detective finds
himself falling for one of his girls. What will he do when he's forced
to choose between doing his job and saving the lady he loves?
- 9. Death Becomes a Legend Most
- A wealthy heiress has confessed to a murder that only Kresky
believes she didn't commit. Could it be that she's trying to hide a dark family
secret that dates all the way back to the Golden Age of Hollywood and
the glory days of the Third Reich?
- 10. Care Package of Terror
- When Connie Sommers, a file clerk with the Internal Affairs
Division, starts to receive frightening gifts from a serial killer, Commissioner
Pratt decides to use her as bait to capture the madman -- despite
Kresky's insistence that it's too dangerous. When the madman turns the
tables on the cops and abducts Connie, only Kresky can save her from
- 11. Bring Me the Head of Iggy Morton
- Iggy Morton is a small time street hustler who's just witnessed
a big time gangland killing. After finally tracking the con man down at a
downtown bar, Kresky handcuffs the man into the back of his 1970 Mustang
Boss 302 to sleep off a hangover. But when the detective leaves the car
momentarily at a gas station, it's stolen by a pair of teenage car
thieves unaware of the human cargo in the back seat. Can Kresky locate
Iggy and the young thieves before the mob killer does? And -- more
importantly -- can he save his beloved car before it's stripped for parts?
- 12. Ain't That the Way?
- It just isn't Kresky's week. Faced with an audit, Kresky gets
involved in a fender-bender on the way to the IRS office with the female
agent assigned to his case. As if that isn't bad enough, things turn
downright lethal when the woman's estranged and abusive husband mistakes
Kresky for his wife's lover and decides to exact his revenge. Now
Kresky must protect the woman and her young son from a relentless
psychopath who knows no mercy.
- 13. Immortality...Wholesale
- High school athletes abducted in the night. A dead Interpol
agent in the LA River. A frozen spleen on an LAX baggage carousel. Could they
all be connected? That's what Kresky tries to discover when he goes
head-to-head with a pack of Asian organ thieves.
- 14. Too Funky to Live
- When night falls, Randy Andy Luv is the King of the Clubs:
fashion plate, ladies man and smokin' dance sensation, but come sun-up Randy
goes back to life as Andy Levine, a shoe salesman and two-time loser up
to his eyebrows in debt. In debt, that is, until he comes up with the
get-rich-quick scheme of robbing a local bookie. Now Andy is a marked
man with over $500,000 in mob money. Can Kresky save him from ending up
in a shallow grave?
- 15. Uncle Kresky
- Kresky gets more than he bargained for when he tries to save a
young female runaway from falling into the clutches of a vicious pimp and
crime boss. First he ends up sheltering the high-spirited girl in his
bachelor pad, a move that turns his swinging single lifestyle upside
down -- but then things really heat up when Kresky finds himself not only
the target of the vengeful pimp but also the girl's super-powerful
- 16. The Hot Tub Strangler
guest star, Ronald James
- He chokes the life out of his beautiful victims as they lounge
in their hot tubs and then disappears into the night without a trace.
He taunts Kresky over the phone, daring him to put a stop to the rising
body count. But could this he really be a she? That's what
Kresky starts to believe as he closes in on the killer.
- 17. A Little from Column A
- A mob boss is putting the squeeze on small business owners in
Chinatown, but he'll get a taste of his own medicine when a certain
undercover cop opens the only Szechwan-Polish restaurant on North
Broadway. And when things get tough, Kresky is gonna be cracking open
more than just fortune cookies.
- 18. The Disappearance of Mark
- Jessica Moore is a stewardess who falls in love with and marries
Mark, a handsome stranger, while on a weekend layover in Las Vegas. While
driving home to Los Angeles to visit her parents, Mark mysteriously
disappears in a truck stop. Even more mysteriously, no one seems to
remember Mark even existed. Now the only one who believes her is an old
family friend: Nick Kresky.
- 19. Losin' It in the Stretch
- Obnoxious jockey Toby Reynolds has been making enemies by
betting on and throwing his own races. The only thing that's keeping him
out of the slammer is the dirt he has on crime lord and racing enthusiast
Vinnie Costello. The question now is not whether Kresky keeps him alive
long enough for him to testify, but whether the detective can keep from
killing him himself.
- 20. The Phantom of the Picture Show
- The old Mesopotamian Movie Palace is scheduled to be torn down
and replaced by a fast food restaurant, but someone keeps sabotaging the
demolition equipment and now workmen are starting to die in particularly
gruesome "accidents". Could the rumors really be true -- could these
incidents be the work of the same mysterious Phantom who terrorized the
Mesopotamian's movie-goers back in the Thirties? It's up to Kresky to
uncover the truth.
- 21. An Ax to Burn
- Who's burning down Los Angeles fire stations? Kresky races
against the clock to find out the answer as the firebug's conflagrations
become increasingly more spectacular and destructive. As Kresky closes
in on his quarry, he begins to believe that the madman is planning on
burning down a station in the Hollywood hills for his grand finale -- an
act that would surely turn the surrounding dry brush into a raging
inferno. Will Kresky be in time to stop him?
- 22. Dead Men Do Tell Tales
- When the corpse of a big time Hollywood agent turns up on the end of Kresky's father Jake's fishing line, Nick Kresky not only has
to figure how and why the man was murdered but also how to stop his father
from becoming the killer's next victim.
- 23. Evening the Score
- An ex-con Kresky put away comes after the detective after
getting our of prison and discovering his personal life in a shambles.
Rather than simply killing the cop, he decides to destroy every aspect
of his career and private life by systematically ruining his
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