Affiche L'homme de fer
  • 9 saisons
  • 198 épisodes
  • Début :
    1967
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Cette série met en scène Robert Dacier, redoutable policier qui, après avoir reçu une balle dans la colonne vertébrale, se retrouve dans un fauteuil roulant, privé de l'usage de ses jambes. Il est entouré d'une équipe efficace avec laquelle il continue à mener ses enquêtes policières.

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S01E01 L'Homme de fer 28/03/1967 Chef de la police de San Francisco, Robert Dacier est un redoutable policier qui, après avoir reçu une balle dans le dos, se retrouve dans un fauteuil roulant, privé de l'usage de ses jambes. Il revient alors dans la police en tant que consultant… Il est entouré d'une équipe de choc avec laquelle il continue de lutter contre le crime, en commençant par enquêter sur sa propre tentative d'assassinat...
S01E02 Message de l’au-delà 14/09/1967 Une somme d'argent considérable est volée lors d'une course automobile. Dacier et son équipe entament alors une enquête avec pour seul indice une voiture...
S01E03 Une feuille dans la forêt 21/09/1967 Plusieurs femmes âgées sont retrouvées étranglées. Dacier décide de tendre un piège au probable tueur en série en utilisant Eve comme appât...
S01E04 Mort en différé 28/09/1967 Un gangster est assassiné alors qu'il s'apprêtait à donner son précieux témoignage à la justice. Le détective fait alors croire que l'homme est toujours en vie et prêt à parler dans le but d'appréhender l'assassin.
S01E05 Manger, boire et mourir 05/10/1967 Dacier propose de l'aide à l'une de ses amis menacée de mort. Mais alors que ces intimidations prennent un caractère réel, le détective fait des découvertes surprenantes...
S01E06 Le Dangereux Alibi 12/10/1967 Un policier, ami de longues date de Dacier, est abattu lors d'une enquête. Les indices tendent à le faire passer pour un policier corrompu, ce que va réfuter le détective...
S01E07 Les Évadés dans la maison 19/10/1967 Deux meurtriers s'échappent de leur cellule et prennent Eve et Dacier en otage. Ce dernier est contraint de mettre au point un plan d'évasion...
S01E08 Les nombres qui tuent 26/10/1967 Rober Dacier enquête sur une mort accidentelle. De son côté, Ed est persuadé qu'il s'agit d'un meurtre maquillé en accident. Des vérités oubliées refont alors surface...
S01E09 Les Deux Frères 02/11/1967 L'équipe de Dacier demande l'aide de la star de football, Bat Matterson, afin de remettre une bande de jeunes dans le droit chemin. Bat, dont le frère est un jeune délinquant, est contraint de prendre une décision difficile...
S01E10 La Lumière au bout du voyage 09/11/1967 Ted Bartlett, détective privé à Los angeles, est à San Francisco pour une affaire et il veut en profiter pour rendre visite à son vieil ami et ancien collègue, Robert Dacier. Malheureusement, il est assassiné dans son hôtel et le seul témoin est une jeune femme aveugle.
S01E11 Mystère à l’exposition 16/11/1967 Un vol ingénieux a lieu au Musée d'Art des Tours de Comus, durant lequel le panneau central d'un tryptique en provenance de Rome est dérobé. Malheureusement, un garde est assassiné dans l'opération, poignardé à mort dans le dos. Enzo Rossi, qui a usé de son influence pour faire venir le fameux tryptique, fait appel à son ami Robert Dacier pour résoudre cette mystérieuse affaire.
S01E12 Sa dernière chanson 23/11/1967 Samantha Dain, chanteuse reconnue et à l'avenir particulièrement prometteur, vient de se suicider en se jetant du haut du Golden Gate. Dacier ne croit pas à cette version et entend bien prouver qu'il s'agit d'un meurtre.
S01E13 Vol sans laisser de trace 30/11/1967 Cars are being stolen in worryingly high numbers, and with the numbers recovered falling dramatically, the signs point to a crooked cop somewhere in the department. Mark is convinced that the cop in question is innocent, but nobody else seems very sure.
S01E14 L’Heure perdue 07/12/1967 Wally Stowe, un ami de Dacier, fête la réussite de son fils Tom qui va bientôt intégrer la NASA. Mais la police vient l'arrêter au milieu des festivités car Wally est recherché pour meurtre à New York. Durant dix-neuf années, il a vécu à San Francisco sous une fausse identité, craignant à chaque instant d'être reconnu.
S01E15 Une fille dans la nuit 21/12/1967 En voyage à Las Vegas, Ed se rend dans un cabaret où il rencontre une jeune chanteuse, Elaine Moreau. Ensemble, ils vont diner au restaurant puis finissent la soirée chez Elaine. Sur place, la jeune femme abandonne brusquement Ed pour quitter la maison par derrière et, lorsque le policier sort pour tenter de la rattraper, il est assommé par deux hommes. Le lendemain, le reste de l'équipe arrive à Las Vegas mais Ed refuse de quitter la ville avant d'avoir éclaircit ce mystère.
S01E16 Sa dernière course 28/12/1967 Yuri Azneyeff, athlète Soviétique et véritable héros dans son pays, est en visite à San francisco pour participer à une course de fond. Durant cette dernière, il disparaît mystérieusement après s'être comporté de manière étrange. Devant la délicatesse de la situation, le commissaire Randall confie l'affaire au chef Dacier.
S01E17 La Deuxième police 04/01/1968 Marcus Weathers, homme d'affaires très riche et bien implanté à San Francisco, a décidé de partir en guerre contre le crime. Estimant que la police locale ne dispose ni des moyens ni des hommes en quantité suffisante, il met en place une milice pour tenter de nettoyer les rues de sa ville.
S01E18 En souvenir d’une crème glacée 11/01/1968 Un membre de la Pègre locale est assassiné par deux individus non identifiés et le commissaire Randall craint que cet acte provoque des représailles sanglantes. Il confie l'affaire au chef Dacier et, au cours de l'interrogatoire des personnes ayant un lien avec la victime, Marc rencontre Sam Noble, un homme qu'il n'a pas revu depuis dix ans.
S01E19 Le sergent mène l'enquête 25/01/1968 Une nuit, Ed vient en aide à deux policiers en patrouille pour maîtriser un homme ivre qui les agresse. Ceci fait, le sergent accompagne ses collègues au commissariat où l'homme, Frank Vincent, promet de se venger. Quelques heures plus tard, alors qu'il vient d'être libéré sous caution, l'un des policiers est assassiné de deux balles dans le dos, devant son domicile. Ed pense aussitôt à Vincent et va l'appréhender pour l'interroger.
S01E20 Son propre otage 01/02/1968 Fred Hickman, sergent de police honnête et travailleur, est submergé par des problèmes personnels et financiers. Employé à mi-temps dans une banque, il finit par céder à la tentation et dérobe une forte somme d'argent. Malheureusement, alors qu'il quitte la banque, il tombe sur un jeune policier en patrouille qui, entendant l'alarme, dégaine son arme. Fred n'hésite pas et lui tire dessus, le blessant grièvement.
S01E21 Le Défi 08/02/1968 Un soir, Dacier est chez un ami psychiatre pour une partie d'échecs. Celle-ci terminée, le médecin lance un défi au policier : il lui montre une pièce où sont étalées les oeuvres de plusieurs artistes de San Francisco qui participent à une étude lancée par le psychiatre. Selon lui, l'un de ces artistes est un assassin en puissance et il demande à Dacier de deviner lequel. Le chef n'apprécie guère et souhaiterait que son ami livre simplement le nom de l'homme, afin de prévenir un éventuel crime. Sur l'instant, le psychiatre refuse et, deux jours plus tard, il est assassiné chez lui.
S01E22 En service commandé 15/02/1968 Dacier et ses collaborateurs sortent d'une séance de cinéma écourtée et, pendant que Ed et Marc vont chercher le van, le chef et Eve voient des voleurs quitter une bijouterie de l'autre côté de la rue. Eve leur crie de s'arrêter et les deux hommes dégainent leurs armes, faisant feu dans leur direction avant de fuir. Eve se lancent à leur poursuite et, après un échange de plusieurs coups de feu, tue l'un des voleurs. C'est avec horreur que la jeune femme s'aperçoit qu'elle vient d'abattre un garçon de 17 ans
S01E23 La Dette 22/02/1968 Tommy Cusack, jeune chanteur et musicien prometteur, est aussi un joueur invétéré et fortement endetté auprès de Roy Faber, un membre de la pègre locale : il lui doit 32.000 $. Malheureusement, Tommy est dans l'incapacité de rembourser et Faber veut en profiter. En échange de la suppression de sa dette, il demande à Tommy de lui rendre un service, un acte illégal, bien entendu.
S01E24 Qui êtes-vous Barbara ? 29/02/1968 Barbara Jones, aide soignante à l'hôpital où le chef a été admis après son agression, vient trouver ce dernier pour lui demander son aide : un chauffard a tenté de l'écraser et elle craint pour sa vie. Malheureusement, Barbara est incapable d'avancer un motif qui pourrait pousser quelqu'un à vouloir la tuer, car elle est amnésique, ses premiers souvenirs étant vieux de seulement un an.
S01E25 Crime parfait 07/03/1968 Lors d'une conférence de criminologie dans une université locale, le chef se voit remettre par le doyen une lettre anonyme lui annonçant que, contrairement à ce qu'il prétend, le crime parfait existe. Au moment où il regagne son véhicule, un coup de feu éclate et un étudiant, qui discutait avec lui, s'effondre. Le jeune homme s'en tire vivant mais Dacier comprend que ce n'est qu'un début et il entame aussitôt son enquête, ciblant ses investigations sur les quelques étudiants présents à sa conférence.
S01E26 Bob et Bobby 14/03/1968 Le chef doit se rendre à un congrès de trois jours organisé par la police à Los Angeles. Alors qu'il patiente avec ses collaborateurs dans une salle d'attente, il assiste à la préparation de son avion qui, soudainement, explose. Rapidement, les experts de la police découvrent les restes d'une bombe à base de dynamite et les spéculations vont bon train sur l'identité de la personne visée : le chef ou un autre passager ?
S01E27 Visite au pays des hippies 21/03/1968 Un soir, Ed et Eve se rendent chez Freddie, un hippie connu pour accueillir des jeunes femmes et soupçonné de leur fournir de la drogue. Ils cherchent une gosse de 15 ans, fugueuse, et circulent dans la maison de Freddie avec sa photo. Pour fouiller l'étage, ils se séparent et Eve, qui vient de trouver la jeune fugueuse, est soudain alertée par des cris. Elle arrive juste à temps pour voir une jeune fille se débattre dans les bras de Ed. Eve aide son collègue mais il appairait rapidement que la fille a été sauvagement battue.
S01E28 La Course de la justice 28/03/1968 Marc se rend à une soirée organisée par un ami récemment démobilisé avec Helen, une jeune femme qu'il fréquente depuis peu. Pendant la fête, le chef l'appelle et lui demande de revenir pour l'accompagner chez le Maire de toute urgence. Marc, qui veut d'abord raccompagné Helen chez elle, se laisse convaincre de la laisser chez son ami pendant son absence. Malheureusement, la réunion chez le Maire dure longtemps et, lorsque le chef en a fini, il lui apprend la mort d'Helen, retrouvée morte dans le Parc de Golden Gate.
S01E29 Le Retour du héros 04/04/1968 Le capitaine David Larkin est condamné à mort pour le meurtre de sa femme et de son amant, grâce aux témoignages de deux témoins oculaires et à l'enquête menée par Dacier, qui a retrouvé l'arme du capitaine sur les lieux du crime. A l'annonce du verdict, les hommes du capitaine laissent éclater leur colère et promettent de se venger.
S02E01 Shell Game 00/00/0000 A notorious jewel thief named Justin arrives in town at the same time as a shipment of famous jewels arrives for display in a local museum. Ironside must keep the thief guessing about the method of shipment so that the jewels will remain safe; but he is up against a mastermind and there is still an inside man who has to be unmasked.
S02E02 Split Second to an Epitaph (1) 00/00/0000 Ironside is the only witness to a murder, but has to go into hospital for exploratory surgery immediately after the events that he witnessed. The murderer is determined that he should not leave hospital alive, and as the Chief deals with the possibility of maybe one day being able to walk again, his presence in the hospital helps various other citizens right wrongs in their lives. Meanwhile Ed, Eve and Mark deal with their own worries and fears for the Chief as the murder attempts escalate.
S02E03 Split Second to an Epitaph (2) 00/00/0000 Ironside is the only witness to a murder, but has to go into hospital for exploratory surgery immediately after the events that he witnessed. The murderer is determined that he should not leave hospital alive, and as the Chief deals with the possibility of maybe one day being able to walk again, his presence in the hospital helps various other citizens right wrongs in their lives. Meanwhile Ed, Eve and Mark deal with their own worries and fears for the Chief as the murder attempts escalate.
S02E04 The Sacrifice 00/00/0000 A policeman friend of Ironside and the team is the prime suspect in a murder investigation. Is he really guilty, though, or is the evidence just a little too damning?
S02E05 Robert Phillips vs. the Man 00/00/0000 A black rights activist is arrested for murder, and San Francisco's Black community threatens to take to the streets in protest. Commissioner Randall asks the Chief to investigate the case in an attempt to prove Phillip's innocence; but certain citizens do not appear to want to co-operate.
S02E06 Desperate Encounter 00/00/0000 A friend of the Chief's invites him to stay and then promptly disappears, leaving Ironside to figure out what has happened to him, whilst also running the gauntlet in a town determined to cover up a secret.
S02E07 I, the People 00/00/0000 An obnoxious talk show host known as ""The Peoples' Voice"" begins to receive death threats, and the Chief is assigned to protect him. Firstly he must overcome his own feelings of dislike for the man, but are those feelings entirely misplaced? Events escalate when the host's wife is killed by a car bomb apparently meant for her husband.
S02E08 Price Tag -- Death 00/00/0000 The Chief is alerted to the murder of a down-and-out by an ex-cop now living on the streets. The trail soon leads to a long line of false cheques, and an extremely unstable man.
S02E09 An Obvious Case of Guilt 00/00/0000 A friend of the Chief's is an obvious suspect in the murder of her husband, but the Chief believes that the evidence against her is too obvious. He soon proves her innocence, but is she really the victim of a frame-up, or is it all rather more complicated than that?
S02E10 Reprise 00/00/0000 When Eve is injured during a shooting, the rest of the team recall their early encounters with her, and the Chief wonders if he was right ever to have encouraged her to join the force. Meanwhile, Ed worries over whether he wants to arrest Eve's attacker, or just kill the man outright.
S02E11 The Macabre Mr. Micawber 00/00/0000 A rich man is murdered, and his man-servant is the prime suspect, until a talkative Mynah bird appears which may just have the solution to the whole case on the tip of his tongue.
S02E12 Side Pocket 00/00/0000 A young pool hustler is coerced into a contract with a crooked promoter when his brother amasses large gambling debts. The Chief steps in, but can he get through to the brothers in time?
S02E13 Sergeant Mike 00/00/0000 A old woman is murdered, and the only witness appears to be a large, grumpy Alsatian. The Chief enlists his help in a search for the murderer, and uncovers a story of con-jobs and blackmail suggesting that the old woman was far from being just a helpless victim
S02E14 In Search of an Artist 00/00/0000 A painting turns up, apparently painted by an old friend of the Chief's who is presumed dead after confessing to a murder. The Chief believes that he is still alive, and innocent, and sets out to find not only his friend, but also a murderer.
S02E15 Up, Down, and Even 00/00/0000 Eve's niece is arrested for possession and use of marijuana, and the Chief investigates her school and friends in a bid to clear her. It soon becomes obvious that she is guilty as charged, but how many others are involved, and just whose fault is it?
S02E16 Why the Tuesday Afternoon Bridge Club Met on Thursday 00/00/0000 Victoria Ironside, the Chief's aunt, is a member of the Tuesday Afternoon Bridge Club. When a fellow member disappears, Aunt Victoria turns to the Chief for help, but what he uncovers turns out to be a very strange and sorry tale.
S02E17 Rundown on a Bum Rap 00/00/0000 Mark's old boxing coach, an alcoholic, is found at the scene of a serious assault, and nobody seems prepared to entertain the theory that he might just be innocent. Mark battles to prove that he has been falsely accused, assisted by the rest of the team, and in the process wins the affections of his law school teacher.
S02E18 The Prophecy 00/00/0000 A fortune teller predicts various confusing prophecies for the members of Ironside's team, which begin to come true with remarkable accuracy. Faced with a missing Da Vinci painting, a kidnapped Ed Brown, and a prediction of his own death, the Chief has to find out who is responsible, before the visiting French ambassador becomes too upset at the loss of his country's much loved art treasure.
S02E19 A World of Jackals 00/00/0000 An old friend of Mark's calls him to ask for a meeting, but she is kidnapped before he can reach her. It soon transpires that her disappearance is tied to that of movie star Gloria James, who appears to have died or been murdered. The Chief naturally digs further, and finds a tale of heartache and sorrow which leads to the front door of a local mobster.
S02E20 And Be My Love 00/00/0000 Following a series of robberies amongst San Francisco's richest inhabitants, Eve Whitfield falls in love with one of the victims, only to discover that he is the Chief's prime suspect. Whilst the rest of the team worry about how to catch the thief, however, Eve is wondering if it may be time to quit the force to get married.
S02E21 Moonlight Means Money 00/00/0000 Ed and an old friend uncover a drug running operation whilst having a night on the town, and after becoming implicated in the affair they are suspended. Ed risks extreme wrath from above in order to continue his investigations, whilst the evidence against his friend continues to grow.
S02E22 A Drug on the Market 00/00/0000 An old friend of the Chief's, recently widowed, is hearing strange voices and receiving threatening 'phone calls. She is afraid that she is going mad, but the Chief is determined to prove that this is just what somebody wants her to think.
S02E23 Puzzlelock 00/00/0000 An ex-policeman murders his wife, and sets up a complicated false trail and apparently flawless alibi in order to cover his tracks. The Chief has to find a way to crack the man's seemingly perfect defence, in order to prove that he is guilty.
S02E24 The Tormentor 00/00/0000 A famous baseball player who is an old friend of Ed's begins to receive nuisance mail, which soon turns into something far more sinister. Fearing for his family, he refuses Ed's offers of assistance, and tries to handle the situation alone. Ed has to persuade him to change his mind, before events get out of hand.
S02E25 A Matter of Love and Death 00/00/0000 A young woman is found dead in a park, and it soon transpires that she died as a result of an illegal abortion. Greatly affected, Eve disguises herself as a pregnant woman, and tries to discover who the back-street abortionist is.
S02E26 Not With a Whimper, But a Bang 00/00/0000 A local college is plagued by false bomb alerts, and the editor of the campus paper is convinced that leftist militants are responsible. However, when the fourth bomb proves to be real, and a member of the bomb squad is killed, the Chief begins to look in another direction.
S03E01 Alias Mr. Braithwaite 00/00/0000 Mark's aunt Ruby is cheated out of her life savings by a pair of conmen, and the team set out to capture those responsible. Ed and Eve go under cover as a rich couple, but the investigation is threatened when Ed's cover is blown by a woman he once arrested.
S03E02 Goodbye to Yesterday (1) 00/00/0000 Barbara Jones, the amnesiac victim with whom the Chief once fell in love (season one episode Barbara Who), calls Ironside in when her daughter is kidnapped. Not only is it a difficult case, but the Chief has an over eager Sheriff, a jealous husband and his own feelings to contend with, as he attempts to find the girl before it is too late.
S03E03 Goodbye to Yesterday (2) 00/00/0000 Barbara Jones, the amnesiac victim with whom the Chief once fell in love (season one episode Barbara Who), calls Ironside in when her daughter is kidnapped. Not only is it a difficult case, but the Chief has an over eager Sheriff, a jealous husband and his own feelings to contend with, as he attempts to find the girl before it is too late.
S03E04 Poole's Paradise 00/00/0000 As the team passes through a small town, Ed is kidnapped by an escaped convict. When it transpires that the real criminals are the local law officers, the pair go on the run together, and Ironside must get to Ed before he is killed by the Sheriff and his men.
S03E05 Eye of the Hurricane 00/00/0000 Lured to a prison with a promise of information, the Chief and Mark are taken hostage by three convicts desperate to escape. Together they plot to undermine the escape attempt by turning the situation to their own advantage.
S03E06 A Bullet for Mark 00/00/0000 When Mark is shot, everybody assumes that the hitman was aiming for Ironside. It soon transpires, however, that Mark was the intended victim. With no apparent motive, and no clues as to who hired the assassin, can the team find the people responsible before they find out that Mark is still alive?
S03E07 Love My Enemy 00/00/0000 Ironside and Mark travel to France to handle the security for an American delegation at a conference with the Chinese, but somebody is determined to stop the talks from going ahead. Meanwhile, Mark falls in love with one of the Chinese delegates.
S03E08 Seeing Is Believing 00/00/0000 When a lowlife bookie is found severely beaten, five witnesses identify Ed as his attacker. Unable to provide an alibi, Ed finds himself having to prove his own innocence; and when the victim dies and Ed is arrested on a murder charge, the team have to find out who the real killer is.
S03E09 The Machismo Bag 00/00/0000 Mark encounters a group of freedom fighters at his local college, who appear to have more attitude than sense. When it turns out that they also have a roomful of stolen automatic weapons, the Chief has to decide whether or not they represent a threat to the security of San Francisco.
S03E10 Programmed for Danger 00/00/0000 Several girls connected to the same computer dating agency are attacked, and when it transpires that they all fit the same rough profile, Eve sets herself up as a potential next victim, in order to catch the man responsible.
S03E11 Five Miles High 00/00/0000 Taking an important witness from Hawaii to San Francisco by plane, Ironside discovers that a fellow passenger is a hitman. He has to find out who is trying to kill his witness before the plane lands; but there may be more than one person trying to claim the reward for an open contract.
S03E12 L'Chayim 00/00/0000 A Torah is stolen from a local Synagogue, presided over by an old friend of the Chief's. Ironside personally takes on the case, determined to find out if the theft was an act of vandalism, as the evidence would seem to point out, or if it is really the work of thieves looking for some quick money.
S03E13 Beyond a Shadow 00/00/0000 An old friend of the Chief's tries to commit suicide, after local gossip and the media both blame her for the murder of her husband. Ironside is determined to find out the truth about the death, even if it means proving that his friend really is guilty.
S03E14 Stolen on Demand 25/12/1969 A member of Mark's basketball team becomes involved with a gang stealing to order. Mark is determined to get to the boy before the police do, to persuade him to give himself up, but the boy's employer has other ideas.
S03E15 Dora 00/00/0000 A fruit seller is threatened by a protection racket, who obtain false photographs of her lawyer son in an attempt to coerce her into letting them invest in her business on the docks. The racket has not reckoned on the tenacity of Dora and her son, however; or on her good friend Chief Ironside.
S03E16 Beware the Wiles of the Stranger 22/01/1970 Driving home from a visit to his cousin, Mark picks up a hitch hiker, who turns out to be a thief looking for a scapegoat. The pair become friends, however, which causes problems when her accomplice turns up, anxious to carry out the original plan.
S03E17 Eden Is the Place We Leave 00/00/0000 A young boxer from San Francisco's Samoan community is anxious to break free from the old traditions of his people, which he feels are holding him back. He finds the process a lot more distressing than he had imagined, however; and his own life, and those of the people he spars with, are put at risk.
S03E18 The Wrong Time, the Wrong Place 00/00/0000 Ed falls in love with an actress, accidentally caught up in a robbery case. Although the affair is mutual, Vivian Page is a pacifist, and unable to accept Ed's career in the force. Both have to decide what means the most to them, and in the end, separate; whilst the cameras pull back, and curtains fall across the screen, as though it had all been just a movie...!
S03E19 Return to Fiji 00/00/0000 When he arrives in Fiji to spend his holiday with an old friend, the Chief is suspicious about news that his friend has gone to visit him in San Francisco. After sending for Mark and Ed to join him, Ironside himself promptly disappears, leaving the boys to put the pieces together themselves.
S03E20 Ransom 00/00/0000 Eve is present when an old friend of hers is kidnapped, and is taken along by the abductors. Anxious to get her back, the Chief investigates the husband of the intended victim, and discovers that all of the evidence points to his guilt. As always, however, the Chief is not prepared to go along with what seems obvious.
S03E21 One Hour to Kill 00/00/0000 Ironside becomes trapped in his office on his own, when a man comes looking for revenge. With Mark at school and Ed dragged to the opera by Eve, the Chief has to improvise a series of defences, whilst his team gradually come to realise that something is very wrong.
S03E22 Warrior's Return 00/00/0000 An ex-thief on parole is suspected of a jewel robbery, but the Chief, who has supported him since his release, is sure that he is innocent. Of all those with the means to commit the crime however, it seems that only this man and his young cousin are likely suspects. The fate of an entire rehabilitation programme may hang on Ironside's ability to prove his friend innocent.
S03E23 Little Jerry Jessup 00/00/0000 A thirteen year old boy is the only witness to his mother's murder, but finds it hard to co-operate with the Chief, knowing that it was Ironside who put his father in prison. Allowing Marty Jessup a temporary pass is the only way for the Chief to solve the murder and to lessen his conscience at the same time.
S03E24 Good Will Tour 00/00/0000 The team is assigned to watch over a Crown Prince on a one night stay in San Francisco. With Eve accompanying him on an unscheduled tour, and Ed following along behind, it seems that he is safe from harm; or is he?
S03E25 Little Dog, Gone 00/00/0000 A dog belonging to a rich friend of the Commissioner's goes missing, and Ironside is assigned to the case. Somewhat scornful of the task, he details Ed and Eve to investigate instead; but is soon lured back when, helped by Mark, they uncover a racket stealing dogs for ransom.
S03E26 Tom Dayton Is Loose Among Us 00/00/0000 After killing Ed Brown's fiancée seven years previously, Tom Dayton, a sociopath with a hatred of female authority figures, is released on parole. Ed is certain that Dayton is still dangerous, but the authorities do not share his concerns.
S04E01 A Killing Will Occur 00/00/0000 The Chief begins to receive strange phone calls, warning him of a murder to be committed somewhere in San Francisco, apparently in the interests of justice. With very little to go on and virtually nothing to help him identify his mysterious caller, Ironside eventually traces the case back to a policeman, thrown out of the force fifteen years earlier.
S04E02 No Game for Amateurs 00/00/0000 A sniper working for the criminal underworld seeks refuge in the anti-Vietnam protest movement, and with a number of draft-dodgers relying on his silence, the only man who can help the Chief is unwilling to follow proper channels.
S04E03 The Happy Dreams of Hollow Men 00/00/0000 The Chief travels into the mountains to spend the weekend with an old friend, only to be snowed in following a bad blizzard. Trapped in a small cabin, Ironside discovers that his friend is now an addict, violent and unpredictable without the fix he cannot get.
S04E04 The People Against Judge McIntire 00/00/0000 A judge decides to begin a series of lectures about a case that he tried eight years previously, the result of which was that a man was executed. Immediately he starts to receive death threats; but with no clues to help, the Chief may not be able to find the would-be murderer - who may, it appears, have committed the murder in the original case as well.
S04E05 Noel's Gonna Fly 00/00/0000 An ageing accountant, weighed down by the responsibilities of his life, decides to break free from the grindstone and try for something different. On the way he comes close to going off the rails, and the Chief makes it his personal crusade to ensure that nothing goes too wrong.
S04E06 The Lonely Way to Go 00/00/0000 The accountant for the Police Pension Fund confesses to the murder of his secretary, but all of the evidence suggests that he could not possibly be guilty, instead pointing to another culprit and a man merely suffering from alcohol-induced hallucinations. As always, however, the Chief does not go along merely with what is 'obvious'.
S04E07 Check, Mate: and Murder (1) 00/00/0000 In Canada for a conference, Ironside and the team get caught up in a spate of bombings, courtesy of Quebec separatists; one of them the son of an old girlfriend of the Chief's. When one of the bombings proves fatal, Ironside suspects that there is more going on than just terrorism; and he soon links the killing to a famous stolen chess set.
S04E08 Check, Mate: and Murder (2) 00/00/0000 Ed goes undercover at the docks to try to identify and capture the murderer, whilst the rest of the team continue investigating the case. Finally, with a terrorist plot to defuse, a parade to protect, and Ed masquerading as the arrested murderer, Ironside has plenty to work on; but still has enough time to spend with his old girlfriend.
S04E09 Too Many Victims 00/00/0000 A policeman's daughter crashes her car after taking cannabis, and her father sets out to catch the man who sold her the stuff. When it becomes apparent that he has framed the man responsible, the task falls to Ironside to decide whether to charge a known pusher or an old and trusted cop who has clearly gone off the rails.
S04E10 The Man on the Inside 00/00/0000 When a drug pusher is arrested following a spate of botched drug raids he fingers Ironside as a gang informer. Ed is press-ganged onto a team set up to investigate the Chief, which leads to conflict with Eve. Meanwhile Ironside himself seems to be taking the investigation very calmly, which leads to concern all round.
S04E11 Backfire 00/00/0000 Mark investigates an old case as part of his coursework research, and uncovers an apparent miscarriage of justice which implicates Ed in a fit up. The pair investigate the case to try to work out what really happened, and discover that the truth is not necessarily what it appears to be.
S04E12 The Laying on of Hands 00/00/0000 Pablo Esteban, a young Mexican boy, is brought to San Francisco by some businessmen who claim that he can heal people just by touching them. Placed on the case to find out whether it is for real, the Chief develops a close friendship with the boy, and has to help him when he finds out that it is all just a money-making scam.
S04E13 This Could Blow Your Mind 00/00/0000 Ironside attends a hospital for psychological evaluation, and whilst he is tying knots in his psychiatrist's theories, it transpires that a crook is trying to use the situation to find out the whereabouts of a police informer. With Mark and Eve on holiday, however, there is just Ed to help the Chief, and a whole city to search through for clues.
S04E14 Blackout 00/00/0000 The power station for a four mile square area of town is destroyed in an explosion, and when a similar attack takes out the auxiliary generator at Police Headquarters, Ironside realises that somebody somewhere is trying to cover their tracks. The question is, who - and what is their goal?
S04E15 The Quincunx 00/00/0000 A successful folk trio comprising two brothers and a sister tour San Francisco, and Eve's suspicions are roused when the girl, an old school friend, disappears without a word. When the body of another young woman turns up, brutally murdered, the Chief knows that there is a connection somewhere; but which, if either, of the brothers killed the girl? The clue to their sister's whereabouts might just be in their music.
S04E16 From Hruska With Love 00/00/0000 The Chief and his team are detailed to escort a spy to Mexico, in order to make an exchange with the Russians for an American scientist. When Ironside and the spy are kidnapped by a Mexican political group, Ed has to keep the Russians at bay long enough to get the pair back, so that the exchange can be made.
S04E17 The Target 00/00/0000 An ex-con determined to go straight is roped into a scam to steal dynamite, after his son is kidnapped. The Chief manages to get the boy back, but by then a bomb has already been planted, and there may be no time to stop it before it blows up. The Chief not only has to find the bomb, he also has to work out how to defuse it.
S04E18 A Killing at the Track 00/00/0000 Outside odds horses are starting to win at the local track, and Ironside is soon on the case. He discovers that somebody is trying to fix the races, but his prime suspect is Eve's one-time fiancé, and a jockey who may be the unwitting key to it all.
S04E19 Escape 00/00/0000 Ed and Eve travel to Mexico to assist in the interrogation of a former suspect in a murder case, who has been arrested for a similar offence across the border. The local police are determined to convict him, but Ed and Eve are equally certain that he is innocent; and when he is helped to escape from police custody, suspicion falls on them.
S04E20 Love, Peace, Brotherhood, and Murder 00/00/0000 The team is at a theatre to watch the rehearsals of a play Ironside has some money invested in, when one of the actors is found dead. Two attempted murders soon follow, and the Chief has his work cut out for him trying both to find the guilty party and to save the play.
S04E21 The Riddle in Room Six 00/00/0000 A court case is put in jeopardy when it seems that the jury is irrevocably hung over its verdict; until the Chief realises that one member must surely be on the take. He has a race against time to unmask the guilty party, however, before the judge must dismiss the jury and let the defendant walk free.
S04E22 The Summer Soldier 00/00/0000 An old Armenian, the uncle of a friend of Eve's, appears to be hiding some secret that has his niece deeply worried. It soon transpires that his two nephews are involved in the manufacture of narcotics, drugs which are then being sold to children. But the fact that their uncle is keeping quiet about it suggests that he too has something to hide.
S04E23 Accident 00/00/0000 Driving to the garage whilst tired, Mark knocks down an old lady, with whom he develops a close relationship. It soon seems, however, that his guilt over the affair is going to lead to some revelations about his new friend that he might rather not hear.
S04E24 Lesson in Terror 00/00/0000 A gang of violent anarchists springs a protestor from prison and, when he is recaptured, try to force the police into releasing him again by kidnapping the son of a prominent lawyer. The boy, however, is in on the scheme, until he begins to realise just how far his new friends are prepared to go.
S04E25 Grandmother's House 00/00/0000 An old woman whose handbag has been snatched asks Ironside to take her case. Moved by his friendship with her late husband, he agrees, and finds a lonely old woman reaching out for somebody to share her long days.
S04E26 Walls Are Waiting 00/00/0000 A parole officer famed for his hard line against drug pushers begins to fear for his life after a shooting. The line of suspects, however, as well as including one of his current clients, also seems to include that client's lawyer, and even the parole officer himself.
S05E01 Priest-Killer 14/09/1971 A police chief who is confined to a wheelchair and a former cop who is now a priest team up to discover who has been committing a series of murders of local priests.
S05E02 Contract: Kill Ironside 00/00/0000 Due to give evidence, the Chief discovers that there is a contract out on his life, and that the chosen killer is a highly dedicated man. Whilst the authorities see only the lethal killer, however, it seems that everybody has another side to their personality.
S05E03 The Professionals 00/00/0000 A phoney cab driver is taking men to so-called parties, where they are drugged and robbed; but when one of the victims winds up dead, the Chief takes on the case. When he and his team try to follow the cab driver, however, they find that the gang are rather more dangerous than they had first appeared.
S05E04 The Gambling Game 00/00/0000 After the murder of Police Captain Belding, his daughter, a rookie cop, is anxious to prove that the allegations of corruption against him were false. She hampers the Chief's investigations and generally gets in the way, but he takes a shine to her, and has her drafted onto the team.
S05E05 Ring of Prayer 00/00/0000 A prisoner is denied parole for no clear reason, and the Chief's investigations lead him to a woman who seems to have supernatural powers. With his team clearly taken in by the apparently inexplicable events going on, Ironside has his work cut out trying to find a rational explanation.
S05E06 In the Line of Duty 00/00/0000 A policeman is shot and killed by an assailant. The evidence points to the murderer being a local thief, currently enjoying a reign of terror in San Francisco, but soon the investigations lead elsewhere.
S05E07 Joss Sticks and Wedding Bells 00/00/0000 Chief Ironside's sponsored ""daughter"" arrives from Korea, intending to marry a fellow Korean now living in San Francisco. Before he can be fully happy about the marriage, however, the Chief wants to know a little more about her fiancé; and soon finds out that the young man is in trouble.
S05E08 Murder Impromptu 00/00/0000 An actor/producer is murdered during a series of comic improvisations, and all of the actors present at the time seem to be suspects. Given a number of aliases and false leads, the Chief embarks on the trail of the killer.
S05E09 Dear Fran 00/00/0000 Fran Belding's cousin Bobby commits suicide, and a note left behind seems to suggest that he could not live without her love. A series of other notes then follow, suggesting either that he is still alive, or that somebody is trying to make her suffer for apparently having sent him to his death.
S05E10 If a Body See a Body 00/00/0000 On a day out with Mark, Ed finds a body in the park, but when Homicide arrives it has gone. Teased by his rival, Homicide Sergeant Larry Mullen, Ed is anxious to prove that there really was a body, but the Chief would rather have him working on a kidnapping case with the FBI. It soon appears, however, that the two cases may in fact be the same one.
S05E11 The Good Samaritan 00/00/0000 Ed is shot during a raid on a jewellery store, and his life is saved by a stranger who vanishes as soon as the authorities arrive on the scene. When it later transpires that the stranger is a soldier gone AWOL following the murder of a colleague, Ed is determined to prove him innocent of all charges.
S05E12 Gentle Oaks 00/00/0000 A string of deaths at a convalescence home leads the Chief to go undercover as a patient, whose two children (Fran Belding and Ed) hint that they wish he were ""no longer their problem"". It soon appears that violence and murder are considered due care by certain members of the staff.
S05E13 License to Kill 00/00/0000 A policeman is killed, and his murderer is subsequently shot by the dead man's partner; and when it transpires that both officers were at the Police Academy with Ed, Ironside becomes involved. When he begins investigating, the Chief discovers that the second death was no murder, but a set up.
S05E14 Class of '57 00/00/0000 Ed discovers that a man sought on assault charges is Bernie Simmonds, a man who was in his class at school. Whilst pursuing the investigation he meets again with Ann Garfield, his first love; now widowed with two small children. Love, it seems, is set to blossom twice; unless Ann knows more about Bernie than she is letting on.
S05E15 No Motive for Murder 00/00/0000 The son of an old friend, fearing that his father's life is in danger, asks the Chief to go to Tokyo. Once there Ironside finds his old friend wheelchair-bound as a result of an accident, and begins to work on his own theory about who might have hired a hitman to kill such a respected old man.
S05E16 But When She Was Bad 00/00/0000 The Chief is sure that a man just released from prison is responsible for the murder of a policeman, but as determined as he is to prove it, the man in question is equally determined that it will never be proved. With this in mind he persuades a woman of dubious reputation to become close to Ironside, so that she can assassinate him.
S05E17 Unreasonable Facsimile 00/00/0000 A string of bank robberies are being committed, all with the exact hallmarks of a certain thief recently released from prison. Having a liking for the ex-con, however, the Chief wishes to believe in his innocence, and sets out to prove that it may be a copycat who is responsible for the raids.
S05E18 Find a Victim 00/00/0000 A Mob numbers racket suffers a series of robberies, but is understandably unwilling to report the thefts. The Chief, feeling that he knows who might be the guilty party, sets out not only to stop the robberies, but also to get to the thief before the Mob metes out their own form of justice.
S05E19 And Then There Was One 00/00/0000 A military-issue fragmentation grenade is used in an attack on two Vietnam veterans, one of whom - a friend of Mark's - is killed. When it transpires that another of the pair's old unit has come under similar attack, the Chief sets out to trap the killer, using Ed in a cunning disguise as bait.
S05E20 Death by the Numbers 00/00/0000 A string of murders is committed, and in each case the victim has a numbered disk in their possession. After number four is found dead, it transpires that the Commissioner is the owner of disk number six; and the Chief disguises himself as number five - an irascible artist to whom he bears a striking resemblance - in order to keep him alive.
S05E21 Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Murder 00/00/0000 The small daughter of a friend of the Chief's dabbles in witchcraft, and becomes convinced that she is responsible for the death of her parents' landlord. Taking to the case to show her that the truth is otherwise, Ironside discovers that the man arrested for causing the death might be equally innocent.
S05E22 Achilles' Heel 00/00/0000 The son of a judge involved in a fraud case is framed for the murder of a young actress, in the hope that this will force a lighter sentence in the fraud trial. The Chief sets out to ensure that justice can be done, whilst at the same time protecting an innocent young man from ruining a career he has not yet had a chance to embark upon.
S05E23 His Fiddlers Three 00/00/0000 A violin tutor at a conservatory in San Francisco is murdered, and the suspects include an eclectic mix of talented musicians. The only clue possessed by the Chief is a message sent by the dead man to one of his students, hidden in a collection of pieces of classical music.
S05E24 A Man Named Arno 00/00/0000 Alone in the office, Fran Belding is attacked by an escaped convict, and helped by a mystery man who refuses to tell her his name. The next morning he is reported missing by his wife, and his disappearance seems to be connected to the case of a major drug dealer whose very existence has always been suspect.
S06E01 Five Days in the Death of Sergeant Brown (1) 00/00/0000 The star witness to a major case, Ed is shot and seriously injured by a mystery assailant. Threatened with paralysis he conducts his own struggle from within his hospital bed, whilst the Chief tries to find out who is still trying to kill his prize pupil. Meanwhile Ed's best chance of recovery is an untested experimental operation performed by a surgeon whose integrity is very likely about to be put to the test.
S06E02 Five Days in the Death of Sergeant Brown (2) 00/00/0000 While in Los Angeles to testify for a trial against gangster Frank Harmon, Ed is shot and falls off the balcony of his hotel room. He is then taken to the Craig Institute where he undergoes emergency surgery. Although the bullet wounds were non-life threatening, Ed suffers a broken back in the fall and some damage to his spine. The scarring leaves him paralyzed and only an experimental surgical procedure is the only option to regaining his mobility. Also, even though all the evidence points to Harmon, Ironside has doubts that he was the person responsible for the attempted hit. Also, the chief begins having flashbacks to the night he was shot and paralyzed. Written by Brian Washington
S06E03 The Savage Sentry 00/00/0000 A man with an uncanny ability to tame vicious guard dogs commits a series of robberies in San Francisco. The Chief has a plan to stop him, but it calls for a dog of his own and a willingness to put himself right in the line of fire.
S06E04 Programmed for Panic 00/00/0000 After a murder is committed in a San Francisco park, the Chief takes part in a live TV broadcast in the hope of provoking such a panic in his prime suspect that the man will make a mistake, or lead Ed to some hard evidence.
S06E05 Down Two Roads 00/00/0000 Mark's graduation from law school coincides with the arrest of a caretaker that he has befriended. Believing the man innocent, he finds the weight of the law stacked against him, and quickly becomes disillusioned with his new career. Should he turn his back on law altogether, though, or should he just find another way to devote himself to justice?
S06E06 Camera...Action...Murder! 00/00/0000 The Chief receives a series of films showing the murders of young women, and his investigation is assisted by a filmmaker currently wooing Fran Belding. This man becomes the Chief's prime suspect, much to Fran's distress; but trouble looms larger when Fran herself is marked as the next victim.
S06E07 Riddle Me Death 00/00/0000 A man dies in what appears to be an accident, but his estranged daughter is convinced that the story is not nearly so simple. A complex Japanese puzzle appears to be the only clue to the truth and the Chief struggles to solve it alone. Meanwhile the daughter of the murdered man has problems of her own; but these can only be solved by Ed's special touch.
S06E08 Nightmare Trip 00/00/0000 Ed goes to LA to fetch a prisoner, but when confronted by a pair of hostile beat cops after a mugging, he loses his cool and ends up in the County Jail. Caught up in a blatantly unfair system, he begins to doubt his own integrity as a representative of a law that is clearly failing so many people; and refuses to allow the Chief to bail him out.
S06E09 Buddy, Can You Spare a Life? (1) 00/00/0000 Meeting with a man imprisoned for manslaughter seven years previously, the Chief begins to doubt the evidence which he himself once collected. Faced with extreme opposition from members of the DA's office, including the DA himself, Ironside sets out to review the case; and hopefully to prove a man innocent.
S06E10 Buddy, Can You Spare a Life? (2) 00/00/0000 The Chief continues his to try to reopen the case, struggling to convince a young mother to come forward and admit to her part in events that she would rather try to forget. Meanwhile he comes ever closer to the truth, as somebody tries to ensure that he never finishes his investigations.
S06E11 The Countdown 00/00/0000 A scientist is given a irremovable belt containing explosives, and the man responsible demands the release of three men from prison in return for the key to the device. The Chief sets out to find and trap the man before time runs out and the bomb explodes, taking an innocent person with it.
S06E12 The Deadly Gamesmen 00/00/0000 A series of cleverly orchestrated crimes in a section of San Francisco leads the Chief to the conclusion that a pair of bored society beaux have turned the city into a giant chessboard, and are playing a game with the citizens as their chess pieces.
S06E13 Who'll Cry for My Baby? 00/00/0000 The Chief meets a man whose daughter has been murdered, and who is unable to rest until the killer is found. Moved by the old man's predicament as a victim lost in the system, Ironside decides that, since one of his statistics now has a face, he will do all that he can to see justice done.
S06E14 Cold, Hard Cash 00/00/0000 When the team gets word of a kidnap plot, Ed goes undercover as the wheel man; but he soon finds himself battling with a fellow gang member who wants the victim dead, and is happy to kill Ed too if he gets in the way. Meanwhile the Chief struggles to gain the trust of the victim's mother, a film star whose head is being kept firmly in the clouds by her manager.
S06E15 Shadow Soldiers 00/00/0000 Whilst in London at a conference with the Chief, Ed witnesses an assassination, and promptly becomes the killer's next target. Meanwhile he and Ironside have to work with the local forces to find the assassin, but find themselves hampered by the Superintendent on the case, an old friend of the Chief's who seems to have a hidden agenda.
S06E16 Ollinger's Last Case 00/00/0000 The Chief receives a worrying phone call from Ted Ollinger, an old friend, and he sends Ed to investigate. In the tiny town of Grant Bay Ed can find no sign of his former colleague; but he soon discovers that the locals are determined to hide something from him and that at least one of them will stop at nothing to keep him from the truth.
S06E17 A Special Person 00/00/0000 Whilst the Chief and Ed are at a party, the host is shot at by an unseen assailant, and Ironside wastes no time in settling himself down with the rest of the guests to try to work out who the would-be killer might be. The truth, he is sure, is in the garden somewhere; and all that he and Ed have to do is to find it before their opponent strikes again.
S06E18 The Caller 00/00/0000 After agreeing to housesit for a friend, Fran Belding begins to receive suspicious telephone calls, which soon become rather more sinister. When a girl is murdered close by and the calls take a more personal turn, the Chief becomes worried, and sets out to trap whoever is responsible.
S06E19 Love Me in December 00/00/0000 When her fiancé is accused of murder, a young woman comes to Ironside for help; but when it transpires that the fiancé in question is an old Naval acquaintance of the Chief's, a man with whom he did not get along, the assistance is both offered and accepted somewhat grudgingly. It soon becomes clear, however, that the prejudice which exists in the couple's home town is in serious danger of destroying an innocent man's life.
S06E20 The Ghost of the Dancing Doll 00/00/0000 An old friend of Ed's goes missing after promising to take him on a fishing trip, and it soon becomes clear that he has become involved in a Mob killing. Ed is determined to prove his friend's innocence, but the evidence soon mounts up; and Ed finds himself having to argue against even the Chief in order to show that his friend is not a killer.
S06E21 All About Andrea 00/00/0000 A celebrated feminist writer is shot at in the street, and Fran is assigned to protect her. The Chief does what he can to help from behind the scenes, whilst Ed does what he can too; by promptly falling in love with the victim's granddaughter. There are many possible culprits - but which is the right one?
S06E22 Another Shell Game 00/00/0000 A major art display comes to San Francisco, just as an old adversary of the Chief's is released from jail. Anthony Justin is determined to get his revenge on Ironside by beating him in a test of skill, but it soon transpires that his target is not the vast collection of paintings, but the owner - Elizabeth Van Deering, a fun-loving young woman with whom Ed has fallen head over heels in love.
S06E23 All Honorable Men 00/00/0000 An apparently impossible robbery occurs in the safety deposit vault at a bank, and Ironside begins to unravel the details of the crime. There is only one apparent suspect, and the Chief is certain that he is not guilty; but as he investigates further, his own life may well be in danger.
S06E24 The Best Laid Plans 00/00/0000 The Chief is in the bank when it is robbed by a gang of three men, planning to await the arrival of a payroll delivery truck. The threesome are at odds with each other from the start, and Ironside plans to work on the antagonism between them, but they are wise to his plans and will stop at nothing to get what they want.
S06E25 A Game Of Showdown 00/00/0000 Ed and the Chief are on their way out of the city for a fishing trip, when they get mixed up in a fatal shooting at a motel-cum-poker hall run by a sleazy professional gambler. Interested at first only in solving the murder, Ironside soon becomes involved in a young couple's struggle to win back their money and escape before it is too late.
S07E03 In the Forests of the Night 00/00/0000 The Chief meets Alexandra, an old girlfriend with whom he is still very much in love. When he finds that the feeling is mutual he hopes to be able to settle down with her, even though he knows that she is an incorrigible thief, and that she is after the ancient Chinese statue he has been detailed to protect.
S07E04 Fragile Is the House of Cards 00/00/0000 A lawyer turns up at Ironside's door late at night, badly bruised and unable to remember what has happened to him. All that he can recall is that a man who needs rescuing is trapped in a sinking boat; but he cannot remember where the boat is, or who the man might be. The Chief begins a race against time to find the victim before it is too late.
S07E05 The Armageddon Gang 00/00/0000 A scientist disappears, sparking fears at the research centre where he works that he might have defected. Suspicious at the nature of the evidence and concerned for a wife clearly devoted to her missing husband, the Chief investigates further, and finds that another of the scientists at the centre is developing some very dangerous technology indeed.
S07E06 House of Terror 00/00/0000 The Commissioner's niece makes a bet that she can sleep for one night in the master bedroom of a haunted house, then disappears without trace. The team decide to stay the night as well, but the Chief also vanishes. He finds himself alone, surrounded by ghostly figures, sinister statues and whispered messages, whilst Ed, Mark and Fran try to find out where he has gone.
S07E07 The Helping Hand 00/00/0000 Fran Belding's Mexican cleaning lady turns out to be an illegal immigrant, brought into the country against her will by an employment agency who are little more than slave traders. The team tries to help her, but she may be too scared to accept their help before it is too late.
S07E08 Downhill All the Way (1) 00/00/0000 A small boy witnesses a crime, but proves to be an awkward witness due to a mental condition that doctors cannot explain. An attempt is made on his life whilst he is under the Chief's sole care, and in order to capture those responsible, the story is put out that the boy is dead, and that the Chief has retired through a sense of guilt. Putting it about that he has new evidence, he sits back to wait for somebody to make an attempt on his life, whilst spurning the efforts of his friends to help him. It looks as though his attempts to make it look as though he is turning to drunkenness and depression might just be costing him his life.
S07E09 Downhill All the Way (2) 00/00/0000 A small boy witnesses a crime, but proves to be an awkward witness due to a mental condition that doctors cannot explain. An attempt is made on his life whilst he is under the Chief's sole care, and in order to capture those responsible, the story is put out that the boy is dead, and that the Chief has retired through a sense of guilt. Putting it about that he has new evidence, he sits back to wait for somebody to make an attempt on his life, whilst spurning the efforts of his friends to help him. It looks as though his attempts to make it look as though he is turning to drunkenness and depression might just be costing him his life.
S07E10 Mind for Murder 00/00/0000 While Fran, Mark and Ed are at a night club, a psychic sees details of a recent fire. When the Chief becomes interested, he visits the psychic to try to see more, and discovers that he has been pursuing an arsonist for some time, unable to convince the police that his visions are for real.
S07E11 The Hidden Man 00/00/0000 A returning Vietnam vet sees his supposedly dead father at the airport, and initiates a search for him against the Commissioner's wishes. The father, a one time member of the SFPD, turns out to be in hiding from a crime family eager to kill him for his part in their downfall, and the last thing that he wants is to be found.
S07E12 The Double-Edged Corner 00/00/0000 A violent gang kills two men during a robbery, and the Chief enlists the help of a regular informant in order to capture those responsible. The informant, Baxter, is a happy-go-lucky gambler with a wife and child, who has been keeping his duel identity a secret for years. This time, however, it looks as though his secret is going to become known to everybody.
S07E13 The Last Payment 00/00/0000 A friend of Mark's is being unfairly shaken down by a crooked loan shark with crippling interest demands. Worried for his friend Mark goes undercover, despite objections from the Chief, and sets himself up as a potential customer in the hope of digging the head of the operation out of the woodwork.
S07E14 Friend or Foe (aka For the Love of God) 00/00/0000 A packet of heroin goes missing, implicating Carl Reece and his partner Don Boyden in a possible cover-up. When Boyden is killed in a freak car accident, the evidence begins to point firmly at Reece, and Ironside and the team must prove his innocence before the DA decides to press charges.
S07E15 Two Hundred Large 00/00/0000 A robbery goes wrong and one of the thieves is killed, whilst another, an unlikely sort to be taking part in a robbery, is arrested. The third thief manages to escape with the money, but when the young daughter of the arrested gang member is kidnapped, the ransom being the unrecovered money from the heist, the team faces a race against time to capture the missing man.
S07E16 Once More for Joey 00/00/0000 The work of a quartet of musicians is being pirated, and whilst Ed and Fran are investigating, a member of the group is murdered in front of them. Their investigations lead them into the backgrounds of all those involved at the recording studios where the three survivors work, but all of the possible suspects appear to be friends with the group, and therefore unlikely candidates.
S07E17 Terror on Grant Avenue 00/00/0000 An elder in the Chinese community is murdered, and a young man is held to be responsible. The Chief calls in his friends in the community to help him find the young man in question, whom he believes has been framed in order to cause a rift between young and old in China Town.
S07E18 Class of '40 00/00/0000 The Chief attends his high school reunion, only to find two of his old classmates recently murdered, and somebody apparently after his own neck. With Ed and Fran to help him, he searches for some clues, which soon prove to be leading him back to the accidental death of another old friend in 1940.
S07E19 A Taste of Ashes 00/00/0000 A girl thought to have died years previously turns up at the home of her mother just as her brother is found murdered. Clearly somebody is trying to kill the family off, but is it connected to the girl, and is she really who she says she is?
S07E20 A Death in Academe 00/00/0000 A philosophy student commits suicide, and her death leads to strong criticism of her college professor. When it seems that the life of the professor himself may now be in danger, Ed brings in the team to try to protect his old friend.
S07E21 Close to the Heart 00/00/0000 When a woman crashes her car into the Chief's van after suffering a minor heart attack, doctors discover a bullet lodged in her chest, where it has apparently been for several years. When she claims to have no knowledge of ever being shot, the Chief investigates, and soon links her case to that of an unsolved murder.
S07E22 Come Eleven, Come Twelve 00/00/0000 Ed gets grounded in Reno whilst transporting a murder suspect back to San Francisco, and knowing gunmen to be on his tail he hides out in an abandoned bar to await assistance from the Chief. As he soon discovers, however, there are other dangers besides hit men for him to worry about, before he can meet up with his colleagues and deliver his prisoner to jail.
S07E23 Riddle at 24,000 00/00/0000 A man dies of a heart attack whilst flying his plane, but the town medical examiner, a charmingly eccentric Cuban doctor, is convinced that there was foul play. By chance Ironside and Ed are on their way to visit and soon become involved in his investigations; but between pregnant ducks and volatile banana cocktails they have their work cut out as never before.
S07E24 Amy Prentiss: AKA The Chief (1) 00/00/0000 The promotion of a new Chief of Police leaves an opening for a new Chief of Detectives, and the front runner for the job is Lieutenant Amy Prentiss. Much of the force is opposed to her appointment, but she is determined to prove them wrong. With Ironside and his team alone in supporting her, she has to make her mark in a difficult case beset with problems, whilst at the same time convincing her male dominated staff to accept her as their new leader.
S07E25 Amy Prentiss: AKA The Chief (2) 00/00/0000 The promotion of a new Chief of Police leaves an opening for a new Chief of Detectives, and the front runner for the job is Lieutenant Amy Prentiss. Much of the force is opposed to her appointment, but she is determined to prove them wrong. With Ironside and his team alone in supporting her, she has to make her mark in a difficult case beset with problems, whilst at the same time convincing her male dominated staff to accept her as their new leader.
S08E01 Raise the Devil (1) 00/00/0000 A woman is killed in a locked room, and her daughter Susan confesses to the murder after apparently becoming possessed by the spirit of her long-dead younger brother. The Chief enlists a psychic to help him in his investigations, but the clues that she offers him seem to confuse more than they assist.
S08E02 Raise the Devil (2) 00/00/0000 The Chief links his case with a psychiatrist, who turns out to be a psychopath with a passion for brainwashing. Before he can get his evidence together, however, Fran is taken as the next victim of the doctor's peculiar brand of therapy, and is programmed to kill Ironside. Meanwhile Susan has to face past guilt over the death of her brother before she can be safe from herself.
S08E03 What's New with Mark? 00/00/0000 Mark and his girlfriend come across a murder whilst on a date, but decide to defend the killer when it transpires that he acted in self defence. During the case the pair get married, and Ed decides to move in with the Chief in Mark's place.
S08E04 Trial of Terror 00/00/0000
S08E05 Cross Doublecross 00/00/0000 When somebody takes pot shots at Fran's hot-headed cop boyfriend, he soon comes under suspicion for a handful of assaults and two murders. All the trouble seems to be linked back to a case he investigated with his one-time partner, now turned private eye; but is it a case of cop-turned-bad, or is it something else?
S08E06 Set Up: Danger! 00/00/0000 When Ed returns from a holiday he finds the Chief missing, and a series of obscure clues pointing to the suggestion that he has been kidnapped. In truth Ironside has been waylaid by an old enemy, a mobster seeking his help to solve a murder, but a gang war is brewing and the Chief needs his team to find him in time to stop it erupting unchecked.
S08E07 The Lost Cotillion 00/00/0000 A series of murders appear to be connected to an old friend of the Chief's, an ageing woman from San Francisco's old rich set; and when the murders are linked to her debutante's ball and she appears to be exhibiting signs of deteriorating mental health, the odds look stacked against her. As always, though, the Chief looks elsewhere to find the truth.
S08E08 Run Scared 00/00/0000 The Chief's god-daughter witnesses a murder whilst performing in a street-side harlequin show. On the run from the murderer, she and her boyfriend remain one jump ahead of Ironside's team; but there is an added dimension to the case which the Chief cannot at first hope to guess at, and a further reason for his god-daughter's desperate flight.
S08E09 Act of Vengeance 00/00/0000 A convict awaiting parole hears that his son has been shot dead following a clash with a rival teenage gang. Although eager for vengeance he has another son to think about, and the Chief is determined to keep them both on the straight and narrow, whilst at the same time finding out who really killed the boy.
S08E10 Far Side of the Fence 00/00/0000 After the killing of one of his men, gangland boss Lew Parker puts out a contract on Ironside, which the undercover Ed is forced to pick up. Unable to contact the rest of the team Ed has to go along with the preparations for a heist, but when his cover is blown and he winds up a prisoner, the Chief and co must find the missing links before it is too late.
S08E11 The Over-the-Hill Blues 00/00/0000 Peter Justin, a gentleman jewel thief and old adversary of the Chief's, returns from a five year stretch in San Quentin and is soon back to his old life. When a protégé frames him for a robbery and murder charge the Chief has to prove him innocent, despite his knowledge that another recent robbery is most definitely the work of Justin alone.
S08E12 Speak No Evil 00/00/0000 A friend of Ed's becomes the target of an assassin, but cannot shed any light on the reasons for the attempt on his life. When Ed discovers that his friend is a priest, prevented from speaking by the bounds of confession, he and the Chief attempt to discover the truth; which soon leads them to three unexplained murders amongst the city's drug dealers.
S08E13 Fall of an Angel 00/00/0000 A retired assassin kills the son of a mob chief, and tries to escape town after anonymously leaving his own young son in the care of Chief Ironside. The Chief soon puts two and two together, and figures out who the boy is; but he still has to find the father, before a major league gangster out for revenge can get to him first.
S08E14 The Visiting Fireman 00/00/0000 A British police inspector visits San Francisco for a conference, and whilst there assists his old friend Chief Ironside with an awkward investigation. It soon appears, however, that he knows more about the case than he should do, and that his involvement may have something to do with his deteriorating state of health.
S08E15 The Return of Eleanor Rogers 00/00/0000 Ed befriends the daughter of the judge presiding over his latest case, only for the girl to come to him in fear for her father's life. It seems she is overreacting to a series of accidents, but events soon suggest her suspicions may be correct; especially after it turns out that her father's new wife has old Underworld connections she thought she had left behind.
S08E16 The Faded Image 00/00/0000 Ed befriends the daughter of the judge presiding over his latest case, only for the girl to come to him in fear for her father's life. It seems she is overreacting to a series of accidents, but events soon suggest her suspicions may be correct; especially after it turns out that her father's new wife has old Underworld connections she thought she had left behind.
S08E17 A Matter of Life and Death 00/00/0000 The husband of an old flame of the Chief's is killed by his secret lover in an accident in the park, and the lover is advised into silence by a lawyer. When a homeless man is arrested for the crime, Ironside becomes convinced of his innocence, but the truth is not what his old love wants to hear.
S08E18 The Organizer 00/00/0000 Mark and Ed go undercover as gangsters at a big meeting designed to unite the small time hoods of California's underworld under one leader. With the help of Ironside, himself posing as a businessman staying at the same hotel, the pair set out to trap the would-be crime kingpin, by helping him to dig his own grave and destroy any chance of gangland unity.
S08E19 The Rolling Y 00/00/0000 A young man befriended by the Chief is framed for a series of cattle rustlings near to the ranch owned by his father. Ironside and Ed head out for the ranch to try to prove him innocent, whilst at the same time helping him to convince his father that his artistry is an acceptable career.

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