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S01E01 The Nick Joseph Story 16/04/1959 Detective Ruditsky relates the story of Nick Joseph, a small-time hood from Manhattan's Lower East Side, who rises from petty theft to become an ace contract killer for the syndicate's notorious Murder, Inc.
S01E02 The Immigrant 23/04/1959 An immigrant woman tries to get Ruditsky to set her son on the straight and narrow. It seems as though he's been hanging around with a gang of hoodlums. Ruditsky gives it his best effort but it could be a tough sell.
S01E03 The Jane Cooper Story 30/04/1959 Jane Cooper, recently paroled from prison, proves that she hasn't learned anything when she once again begins hanging around with underworld characters. Only this time it seems as though her mobster boyfriends keep dying off.
S01E04 The Story Of Cutie Jaffe 07/05/1959 Cutie Jaffe, a small-time hood with big time ambitions, begins knocking over some of his brother-in-law's bootlegging trucks. Will Cutie rise in the underworld hierarchy or is he headed for a hard fall?
S01E05 The Dutch Schultz Story 14/05/1959 Dutch Schultz wants to bump off special prosecutor Thomas Dewey who has been after him. The syndicate bigwigs deny him permission to make the hit but the Dutchman proceeds with his plans anyway.
S01E06 The Lion And The Mouse 21/05/1959 Small time racketeer Eddie Safronek plots revenge against the hoods who beat him up and left him for dead.
S01E07 No Fare 28/05/1959 The underworld bribes police detective Harry Kramer in order to get him to withhold information in a case.
S01E08 The Payoff 11/06/1959 After a moll is found murdered, flashbacks tell her story and those of mobsters Tony Sappio and Big Ed Harper, who both loved not wisely but too well.
S01E09 The Marie Walters Story 18/06/1959 The body of a murdered young woman is dragged from the Harlem River and the police ascertain that she was killed because she knew too much regarding the activities of a bootlegging gang. Ruditsky then becomes puzzled when the attorney of the chief suspect insists on going to trial as quickly as possible.
S01E10 The Maxey Gorman Story 25/06/1959 Ex-convict Maxey Gorman gets a Machiavellian character named A.J. to finance his entry into the bootlegging business. The two men become partners but when the dough starts pouring in Maxie looks for a way to rid himself of A. J.
S01E11 The Muddy Kasoff Story 02/07/1959 Muddy Kasoff has been renting automobiles for gangsters to use but he has been secretly tippin the cops. When the hoods discover that Muddy has been informing they have him killed. Ruditsky investigates and discovers that a cigar band might be an important clue.
S01E12 Framed 16/07/1959 When Ruditsky can't be bribed by a waterfront crime gang they attempt to frame him by making it look like he's on the take.
S01E13 Four The Hard Way 23/07/1959 Ruditsky warns visiting high roller Big Ziggy to get out of town but before he can hit the road he get roped into a crooked poker game with three cardsharps.
S01E14 The Tony Morelli Story 30/07/1959 Dick Wilson (2) as Game Boy Miles | Harry Arnie as Benny | Brad Trumbull (2) as O'Neill | Lou Herbert as Titanic Thompson | Jack Kruschen as Laughing Boy | John Vivyan as Big Ziggy
S01E15 The Ray Baker Story 06/08/1959 At a wild gangland party a young girl falls out of a window and is killed. When evidence shows that the girl was pushed, visiting Chicago mobster Ray Baker is arrested and charged with the crime. But Ruditsky has his doubts and thinks that the real culprit might be another mobster.
S01E16 The Story of Lucky Silva 13/08/1959 ucky Silva is a small-time hood who by a combination of circumstance, ambition, and drive rises quickly to a position of prominence in New York's Mafia.
S01E17 The Morrison Story 20/08/1959 A judge is murdered right before a state crime commission is scheduled to take a look into his activities.
S01E18 The Poison Ivy Story 27/08/1959 Ruditsky is temporarily assigned to duty in a Brooklyn precinct and must get the goods on a gang of hooligans who are pulling off a series of drug store robberies.
S02E01 The Al Brown Story 01/10/1959 When a young hoodlum named Al Brown destroys a blind man's shop it puts Ruditsky on his trail. But it will be under another name in another city that Brown becomes notorious.
S02E02 The Big Greeny Story 08/10/1959 When the trail of a murdered garment factor owner leads back to the notorious Lepke Buchalter he sends the htman responsible, Big Greeny, to stay in Los Angeles under the auspices of the equally notorious Bugsy Siegal.
S02E03 The Art Harris Story 15/10/1959 Ruditsky goes after Art Harris, a racketeer who's muscled his way into the political scene in order to protect his organized crime interests.
S02E04 The Billy Boy 'Rockabye' Creel Story 05/11/1959 Mob boss Bobo Konig puts a bounty of $50,000 on psychotic gunman Billy Boy Creel who immediately goes underground. Ruditsky then tries to find Billy Boy before Konig's killers do.
S02E05 The Big Man 12/11/1959 Gangster Louis Otto was once a childhood friend of Ruditsky's. Now he's wanted for the murder of an underling.
S02E06 The Joe Angelo Story 19/11/1959 A former union trucker who now owns a candy store is pressured by the Mob to leave New York City because he knows too much about their past labor racketeering activities. When he refuses to leave the city, the Mob bumps him off. The man's crippled son is the only witness to his father's killing.
S02E07 The Billy Grimes Story 03/12/1959 Shortly after busting up a numbers racket, Ruditsky finds himself the target of a person or persons unknown.
S02E08 The Sonny Rosen Story 17/12/1959 The Mob kidnaps the son of a millionaire and holds him for a ransom of $100,000. Or did they?
S02E09 The Pantera Story 00/00/0000 The Prantera Story Barney Ruditsky is a New York City police in the Roaring 20s who fights organized crime.
S03E01 The Jack 'Legs' Diamond Story 12/05/1961 Legs Diamond guns down three men in a nightclub. None of the others who saw the shooting will testify against him. Soon afterward, no less than five men who might have been able to talk turn up dead.
S03E02 The Sonny Rosen Story II 19/05/1961 Sonny Rosen's wealthy parents receive a ransom note demanding money in exchange for his return. But as Ruditzky investigates, it begins to appear that the "kidnapping" is not what it seems.
S03E03 Louy K: Part 1 26/05/1961 Louy Kassoff sees his sister abducted from the streets by hoodlums. (Although not explicitly stated due to the TV code at the time, the implication is that she was sexually assaulted). He is plagued by guilt because he was unable to protect her, and as a result he casts aside his rabbinical studies and decides to join a mob. Within a year ha has taken over as its leader.
S03E04 Louy K: Part 2 Sing Sing 02/06/1961 After being sent to Sing Sing for an armored car robbery in which several were killed, Louy Kassoff decides to organize the prisoners, including such future underworld figures as Dutch Schultz, Lepke Buchalter, Lucky Luciano, and Legs Diamond, by forming a "Mutual Welfare League".
S03E05 Louy K: Part 3 Birth of the Organization 09/06/1961
S03E06 Louy K: Part 4 Heydays of the Organization 16/06/1961
S03E07 Louy K: Part 5 the Disintegration 23/06/1961 After the death of his sister, Louy Kassoff decides to resign from the organization he started. But his associates, worried about what he may do next, are not so willing to let him just go.
S03E08 The Miles Miller Story 30/06/1961 Miles Miller is a crooked attorney who acts as middleman between jewel thieves and insurance companies trying to make a profit. Unfortunately for Miller, a policeman and an accomplice to the crime were both killed in the latest robbery in which his client was involved.
S03E09 The Kid Dropper Story 07/07/1961 Gangster Jacob Koster, a.k.a. Kid Dropper, humiliates and scars "Little Augie" Orgen, leading to a bloody feud which gets innocent people caught in the crossfires. The district attorney puts the heat on the police department and Ruditsky in particular to put an end to it. Ruditsky gets help from an unlikely source, the Kid's own mother and brother.
S03E10 Ginny 14/07/1961 In an effort to nail associates of Dutch Schultz, Ruditsky is ordered by Captain McCloskey to take a bribe from one of them. To set this up, Ruditsky gets close to Schultz' former girlfriend.
S03E11 Little Augie 21/07/1961 Little Augie Orgen begins a major racket 'protecting' businesses against strikes. Ruditsky believes he finally has him nailed, due to a witness who can swear against him in court. But a crafty move by Augie and his attorney gets him off. Now Augie has bigger problems, with his fellow mobsters Gurrah and Lepke.
S03E12 The Mad Dog Coll Story: Part 1 28/07/1961
S03E13 The Mad Dog Coll Story: Part 2 04/08/1961
S03E14 Blood Brothers 11/08/1961 Vince Matteo and Tommy Ryan have been raised together and are like brothers. When they are ordered by the mob to kill Vince's godfather, Vince balks, but helps Tommy with the hit. After Ruditsky puts the pressure on Vince and Vince is observed coming into his office, the mob orders Tommy to kill Vince.
S03E15 The Victor Gorido Story 18/08/1961 To nail the leaders of a murderous mob attempting to take over the labor unions, Ruditsky puts the screws to one of the gang's top enforcers, by convincing him that he'll be the next one to be hit.
S03E16 Artie Moon 25/08/1961 Artie Moon is a paid killer who hopes to work his way up in the underworld independent of the big time mobsters. His own wife, an old family friend of Ruditsky, is not aware of how far Artie's gone, but she begs Ruditsky to help stop him before it's too late.
S03E17 Triple Cross 01/09/1961 Millie Grayson offers to help Ruditsky get evidence on her former boyfriend, mobster Jurgie Jorgenson. Millie is an old girlfriend of Ruditsky's as well. Ruditsky is skeptical, but learns he is not immune to misled by a woman's charms.
S03E18 The Jonathan Wills Story 08/09/1961
S03E19 Romeo and Rose 15/09/1961 A hit man working for Murder, Inc. is ordered to kill a woman who witnessed a hit. Instead, he winds up falling in love with the witness.
S03E20 Ike, the Novelty King 22/09/1961 Lepke Buchalter hires a novelty expert to find a new method of controlling labor disputes. The man soon comes up with an ingeniously odious (or rather odorous) method and sells Dutch Schultz on it as well.

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