20, 1997 - Season Premiere - "As Flies to Careless
Boys are we to the Gods/This Bud's for You"
Four months have
passed since the death of Jimmy Salvo. Bobby's
working odd jobs while he's been suspended pending
IAB's investigation. Bobby stops by the station to
talk to Andy, while there he notices that Gina's
showing signs of pregnancy. She hasn't formally
announced it and is reluctant to let James do the
right thing. Bobby tells Andy about the FBI seeing
him the other night, he wants to set up a plan to
make things right. Meanwhile the detectives
investigate a couple of routine homicides. Bobby
tells Lt. Shannon about Andy's presence. Jill works
her source, Leo Cohen, to try and get information
out about the pending indictments against Andy and
Bobby. The FBI tells Bobby he is on his own. They
had other plans for Lt. Shannon, after Andy had
given his testimony. When the squad is called to a
scene, where the suspect in Andy's case is
holed-up, a shot is fired in Andy's direction.
Shannon is identified as the shooter. The whole
mess gets unraveled, it is revealed that the 15th
squad has an enemy in the FBI, former Borough
Commander Haverill. Bobby is allowed to return to
active duty, tune in next week.
7, 1997 - "All's Well that Ends Well"
Things are back
to "normal" at the squad when Bobby returns to
work. Gina still hasn't officially announced
anything; however, after thinking it over she
accepts James' proposal for marriage. Bobby and
Andy look into a shooting death that occurred
during a robbery at a bar. The suspect that the
patrons point to is a man whom Bobby and Andy
discover is dying and was on a mixture of drugs and
alcohol at the time that he shot his gun at
someone. Meanwhile, the rest of the squad stakes
out the hotel where a serial rapist has been
committing his crimes. Gina, now anxious to get
married, gets James to make arrangements for a
quick ceremony. They'll have a family type ceremony
later. Bobby is glad to be back on the
14, 1997 - "Three Girls and a Baby"
Greg receives a
disturbing call, Abby's been shot and Kathy is
dead. The investigation puts a strain on Greg's
relationship with Abby as he must ask the hard
questions about what happened. Eventually Abby
points to an obsessive bitter ex-lover as the
mastermind behind the break-in. On the other
pregnancy front, Gina develops complications that
will take her off the job for a few weeks. A young
woman's charred body, complete with a bullet wound,
is found in an abandoned vehicle; Bobby, Diane and
Andy investigate. They miss a chance at getting
their prime suspect when the night watch falls
asleep while on their stakeout of the suspect's
home. When he is apprehended, the suspect claims it
was an "accident."
28, 1997 - "The Truth is Out
Andy and Bobby
investigate the murder of man where the only
witness is woman who's a little off the deep end.
Meanwhile, Andy also contemplates the meaning of
"Pop Goes the Weasel." A cab driver reports a
robbery that is just another in a string of cab
robberies that Greg and James begin to investigate.
A replacement PAA named Naomi, with a lot of
initiative, arrives to sub for Gina who will be off
work for at least four weeks. Greg and James'
investigation makes the brother of a gypsy cab
driver as the perp; the gypsy cab driver can't deal
with the dishonor his brother has brought upon the
family. The life of Andy and Bobby's witness is in
jeopardy when their suspect's lawyer has her
kidnapped. When they get some incriminating
evidence on the lawyer, Cohen uses his influence to
help find the location of the woman. When Cohen
wants to keep his word to the incriminated lawyer,
it doesn't sit well with Andy; however, Jill
supports him. Naomi obtains some library research
for Andy's question.
4, 1997 - "It Takes a Village"
A son is bitter
about his father's death and offers $5000 in cash
to anyone who can produce the killer. Andy avoids
getting the eye surgery he needs. Simone and
Kirkendall try to work the case, despite the
impedance to the investigation caused by the
reward. A drug-addicted pregnant mother gives up
her kids up for the reward. Sipowicz and Russell
investigate the rape of a 9-year-old girl. The
victim's mother is convinced that the perp may be a
retarded youth from their building who's going
through adolescence. Later the girl is able to
recall more details that get them on a lead on the
real perp, a man who says he was rehabilitated. The
outcomes of their investigations have different
effects on each of the detectives. Diane and Bobby
engage in some intense activities that cause them
to believe they've made a baby.
11, 1997 - "Dead Man Talking"
A family's home
is broken into it, the wife and baby are shot in
the head and the father only has a belly wound.
Simone and Sipowicz like the father for the crime,
theorizing he may have done it for insurance money.
Retired detective Vince Gotelli is the insurance
investigator. An old friend of Arthur's shows up at
the precinct. He is dying and has a story about a
15-year-old murder. Russell, Martinez and Medavoy
investigate the murder of a record company
executive who wasn't very popular.
18, 1997 - "Sheedy Dealings"
Sipowicz investigate the murder of two roommates. A
guy that Medavoy knows comes in with story about a
man wanting to hire a hit man. Medavoy wants to
play the part of the hit man when they go to arrest
him; since nobody thinks he looks the part,
Martinez gets the role. Kirkendall and Russell
investigate the claim of a wealthy woman that her
maid did not accidentally donate the diamond
necklace that the woman kept in a safe place
disguised as a soup can. Diane reports to Bobby
that she is 4 days late.
25, 1997 - "Lost Israel part 1"
A young boy is
reported missing by his parents. Simone and
Sipowicz agree to look for the young boy, when the
father tells them it may have been his fault for
letting him talk to a homeless man. Instincts tell
Andy that the father is guilty. They locate the
homeless man, named Israel; however, communication
is difficult because he is a mute. Unfortunately,
the boy's body is found and the detectives now must
determine if Israel is responsible or perhaps the
boy's father. Andy may have tipped his hand to the
boy's father that he likes him for the murder. So
for a while Andy bows out of the case and Diane
steps in. Meanwhile, a Hasidic Jewish girl is
murdered and the other detectives have to juggle
the need for their investigation against the needs
of her faith for a quick burial. Israel is brought
in for further "questioning" to let father think
suspicion has been removed from him. The father
watches the interrogation of Israel with interest.
The father has set-up all the evidence to point
towards Israel, but the detectives really like the
father. The think they can get to him through the
mother, Diane tries to determine the approach she
is going to take while interviewing her the next
9, 1997 - "Lost Israel part 2"
Andy begins to
make sense of the Bible passage that Israel pointed
out to him; only to discover that Israel has hung
himself. The detectives aren't sure how to proceed
with the parents now that Israel is dead; Fancy is
out of the office because his daughter Jennifer has
had an appendicitis. The detectives decide to let
the parents know about Israel's death, but lead the
parents to believe they have a witness that saw the
father plant the shirt in Israel's "home." Diane
begins to reach the mother. Bobby senses the father
is jealous of all the attention. The detectives
decide to lie low and wait for the father to make a
move. It doesn't take long and the father contacts
Bobby, who tries to connect with him like Diane is
doing with the mother. Emotions run high until a
confession is finally delivered. Meanwhile, the
other detectives find a doctor who is helping out
the homeless by getting them a job with insurance
benefits that he helps them collect.
16, 1997 - "Rememberance of Humps
Bobby isn't quite
sure, but he thinks he overheard Naomi speaking
with an Australian accent. An old friend from his
school days stops by to ask Andy to talk to his
daughter about the company she is keeping. The
daughter is living with a woman who's looking to
eventually change her sex, but that isn't the
issue, it's her boyfriend is an unstable element.
So unstable, that despite Andy's visit the next
morning the daughter's roommate is murdered.
Another of Andy's old schoolmates might be the key
to unraveling the mystery. Also for some
unexplained reason, Sipowicz seems unusually
agitated with Fancy. Meanwhile, Greg and James look
into where a man is getting a lot of teeth that
contain gold fillings and uncover a small grave
robbing operation. Later, Naomi confesses to Bobby
about her Australian origins and her desire to
become a police woman.
6, 1998 - "You're Under a Rasta"
Diane tells Bobby
that she is pregnant. The detectives are called to
the scene where two women are murdered. Everyone
seems to point to the drug-dealing husband. They go
to raid the house where some dealers are held up
and Diane gets involved in a shooting situation
that makes Bobby angry. Meanwhile, Greg and James
look into the murder of a prostitute, despite
James' complaints about a back problem that will
later gets him taken out of the squad on a
stretcher. Naomi tells Bobby about her problems
with her landlord turning her into INS.
13, 1998 - "A Box of Wendy"
A man finds an
interesting looking box, only it is oozing a liquid
that turns out to be the blood from a woman's body
that is stuffed inside. Simone and Sipowicz
investigate the crime and meet the victim's
brother, a man who is more concerned with drinking
a particular brand of soft drink. Russell
investigates the death of a child whose parents do
not seem fit to raise a child. Kirkendall and
Medavoy look into the death of a young boy, whose
parents later suggest that person who killed their
son can be forgiven, after all the Lord has
forgiven him. Jill tells Diane that she knows that
she is pregnant.
10, 1998 - "Twin Petes"
Bobby, Diane (and
later Andy) investigate two stickup murders held at
ATMs. When they get a line on a possible suspect,
they use Jill to appeal to his mother to help them
reach out to him. Meanwhile, Greg attempts to sort
out a case where he can't determine if there really
is a twin, when a man comes in to report that his
twin brother has threatened violence against his
former girlfriend. All along, Andy contends with a
medical problem involving his prostate and he is
less than forthcoming with what the doctor has told
him about his condition. Sylvia tells Andy that she
is ready to get back to work.
17, 1998 - "Weaver of Hate"
A drugs for guns
deal gone bad, results in the death of a white
youth in a black neighborhood. Diane begins feeling
ill and takes some lost time. The father of the
victim comes to the squad and blows up screaming
racial slurs when he finds out where his boy was
killed. Simone and Sipowicz try to conduct their
investigation in the midst of the racial turmoil
that has been created in the squad room, between
Fancy and the father. Medavoy and Kirkendall
investigate the strangulation and dismemberment of
the mother of young boy, who's discovered his
mother's body in the refrigerator. Bobby worried
about Diane finds her at the apartment only to find
out that she has lost the baby.
24, 1998 - "Don't Kill the
Bobby and Andy
investigate the murder of a nurse. Suspects include
an actor, a crazy man and eventually a uniform,
Tommy Richardson, from the 15th precinct. During
their investigation, Andy's doctor comes to the
squad to see Andy, who won't return his calls. He
wants to help Andy confront what's happening to
him; however, Andy goes off him because he would
rather not deal with the situation. Meanwhile, Greg
and Jill look into the death of a bicycle messenger
who was just trying to help a man whose backpack
was stolen. They determine that the backpack
contained drugs. When they get a suspect in custody
who won't talk, Jill figures out a clever way to
get an ID. At the end of the day, Andy and Bobby's
investigation points toward Richardson.
3, 1998 - "The One that Got Away"
confronts Sipowicz and Simone about their impending
questioning of his wife. The questioning reveals
nothing, except that Richardson is a real bastard.
Greg goes upstate to Abby's side when she goes into
labor. Sylvia returns the job. Kirkendall and
Russell look into the theft of a graduate film
student's camera. Only the graduate student seems
more interested in dispensing his own justice.
"Upstairs" John Irvin stops by to tell the
detectives about the new graphics art business he
started near by; only no one is there but Dolores;
Fancy is on the phone. Medavoy returns, from Abby's
false alarm. They have a hard time making a case
that will stick, without a murder weapon. Sylvia
finds out about Andy's medical condition from his
doctor. He agrees to go for further test and the
surgery he is going to need.
24, 1998 - "Speak for Yourself, Bruce
Sipowicz look into the shooting of two women (one
was killed) who were raped by a group of men in an
apartment owned by a former crack dealer named
Jamal who was crippled in a previous shooting
incident. Caught by his doctor at the hospital,
Andy tells Bobby about his prostate trouble.
Meanwhile, Kirkendall, Russell and Medavoy
investigate a shooting at a clinic. When they get
their female suspect into custody, a security guard
from the clinic who was her secret admirer comes to
the precinct demanding she get a second chance.
Medavoy takes him down.
31, 1998 - "I Don't Wanna Dye"
Richardson's wife, Laurie, stops by to pick up his
time records as Tommy has transferred to another
precinct. Laurie expresses some concerns about his
behavior, especially after she catches him in a
phone conversation with another woman; she also
shows Bobby and Diane signs of physical abuse.
Bobby and Diane contact the woman that Laurie
caught Tommy having a phone conversation and
interview her, but it leads to nothing but more
trouble for Tommy's wife. Meanwhile, Greg and Jill
look into death of a man who was shot and found in
the bathtub of his former girlfriend. The
ex-girlfriend's father is also on the scene and
suffering from the electric shock he received while
trying to use an electric chain saw in the bathtub.
Sylvia accompanies Andy to the hospital where he is
scheduled for his CAT scan. Unfortunately, the test
starts to go bad when Andy begins to experience
chest pains. Tommy comes to the squad and lets
Bobby know that no matter what they do, they
haven't got any physical evidence. Tommy is unaware
that his wife was listening and she agrees to wear
the wire that will be used to help put him away
when he incriminates himself. Sylvia and Andy
decide to ignore Dr. Talbot's advice and go with
the opinion of Dr. Mondzac, a doctor that Andy is
more comfortable with.
28, 1998 - "Prostrate Before the
Andy prepares for
his prostate surgery. James has recovered from his
back problems and returns to duty; 3 weeks earlier
it is reporteds that Gina has given birth to James
Jr. Greg is also celebrating Abby's birth and is
more than eager to show the videotaped highlights
of the birth to anyone who'll watch. As Andy goes
under the knife the rest of the squad get involved
with a case of reuniting Army buddies, where one of
the buddies is found dead. The four survivors try
to keep their story straight as the detectives' try
to figure out their involvement. The army buddies
are revealed to be a group that was planning a big
event for the year 2000 that involved an act of
terrorism. Andy's surgery goes well.
5, 1998 - "Hammer Time"
to active duty, but perhaps a bit too soon as his
system hasn't quite adjusted and he has an accident
when later interogating a suspect. He begins to
work a case with Russell and Simone, investigating
the murder of a woman's boyfriend by her
ex-husband. Before the investigation gets going,
Simone is called upon by Det. Savino to help
investigate a missing persons report that is being
filed by the nephew of one his building's tenants.
The missing woman had run-ins in the past with
Simone's partner and building manager, Henry
Coffield, so he is suspected and the other tenants
support that theory. Interrogation of the
ex-husband reveals that he was searching for his
daughter who's missing. Despite an agreement
keeping her immune from prosecution, the detectives
work to find another means to prove the crack
addict mother and her dead boyfriend were
responsible for the girl's disappearance.
Meanwhile, former PAA Naomi Reynolds stops by
hoping to see Bobby and tell him that her situation
was resolved and to show him that she is now
wearing a police uniform. Henry is prepared to help
Simone and Savino test the nephew to see what he
really knows about his aunt's disappearance when
her body is found with her ID intact.
12, 1998 - "Seminal Thinking"
Bobby and Diane
talk about making a long-term commitment to each
other. At a murder scene a couple of bodies are
found and Medavoy is disgusted by the amount of
semen found on one of the corpses. One body belongs
to a car salesman and the other to a prositute.
Simone and Sipowicz look into the car salesman's
death. The other detectives look into the
prostitute's death. While Andy seems to be fully
recovered from his surgery, the results of a recent
blood test are not entirely favorable and he is
nervous about telling Sylvia. The MO of the
suspected perp in the prostitute's murder is to buy
used condoms from a prostiute and then mix the
spent semen with his own to cover his crime.
Howver, Medavoy gets tough and is clever with the
perp during the interview. Meanwhile, the uniforms
bring a man into Simone and Sipowicz. They can tie
the man to their victim, but are convinced that the
man's honest account of the event leading to the
shooting is true. Realizing that the man wasn't
capable of committing a murder, let alone the
grocery stores he was thinking about trying to hold
up, Simone and Sipowicz work with the man to get
his story straight for the grand jury so he can't
be implicated in the death.
19, 1998 - Season Finale - "Honeymoon in Viagra
Falls" (90 min)
Sipowicz work with Cohen to investigate the death
of one of Cohen's witnesses and her son. Evidence
points to the opposing attorney having some
involvement with the arrangement of the homicide.
Bobby and Diane plan to get married on their lunch
break. Russell and Kirkendall help a man locate his
missing daughter. Medavoy and Martinez look into a
corporation dealing in fake sports memorabilia.
Medavoy is taken with the blonde who was named as
the front of the corporation, she reminds him of
Donna. Andy's doctor stops by with the results of
his latest blood test, the results are good. When
the doctor inquires about Andy's sexual functions,
Andy is less than forthcoming and the doctor's
prescribes him the new wonder drug, Viagra. Just as
the time for the lunchtime wedding grows near, both
Bobby and Diane's cases break wide open. Bobby
& Diane just make into the office, find a
witness and get married. Greg calls upon the
blonde. Andy gets his prescription filled and is
able to take care of business.