Out Here In The Fields NYPD detectives Sam Tyler and Maya Daniels, partners on and off the beat, are in hot pursuit of Colin Raimes for the murder of a young woman. A questionable alibi forces them to let Raimes go, but when the couple has a personal falling out, Maya, unconvinced of Raimes' innocence, goes it alone to track him down. Sam, scared for her safety, desperately searches for Maya and is hit by a car. Regaining consciousness, he's mysteriously back in 1973 New York, now assisting a new, tough and politically incorrect precinct boss, Lieutenant Gene Hunt, and the other squad members in searching for a killer who seems to use identical methods to those of Raimes. Is this why he was sent back in time? Will it help him save Maya? And will he ever get back to 2008?
The Real Adventures Of The Unreal Sam Tyler Is this vintage1973 Sam Tyler real or not? Sam's unbelieving ears clearly hear a radio station announcing that Elvis will perform a concert in memory of his mother, but he's still not sure how or why he landed in these circumstances. Moreover, he doesn't have much time to think about his own predicament. A string of fatal robberies at AAA Money check cashing stores are baffling the 1-2-5, and Sam jumps headlong into the case, which features no forced entries and no witnesses. Even with Lt. Hunt strong-arming the lead suspect, it still takes an unexpected turn of events to make the squad to look within to solve the crime. At the end of the day Sam, in spite of himself, might even experience some true happiness temporary though it might be.
My Maharishi Is Bigger Than Your Maharishi The murder of a returning Vietnam veteran has Lieutenant Hunt outraged, as he demands a quick resolution to what quickly becomes a complicated and controversial case. As Sam and the squad's team of detectives explore the circumstances surrounding the homicide, Tyler is sent down a mysterious path that may provide clues about his own family's past and why he is back in 1973.
Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadows? Sam is unwillingly but hypnotically pulled back into his childhood when he becomes entangled in local gangster Nick Profaci's assault on a young, beautiful woman. Sam is amazed to discover that the woman, who is oddly familiar to him, is actually his mother back in 1973. While he anxiously attempts to save her, he uncovers two unsolved murders of women that possibly point to the involvement of Profaci and his mob boss, Elliot Casso's. But even more alarming is the discovery that members of the 1-2-5 including Lt. Hunt may be mixed up with Casso and his crew and may have prevented justice from being carried out.
Things To Do In New York When You Think You're Dead A racial confrontation is triggered between the African Americans and Puerto Ricans in the neighborhood when a young African American girl's body is discovered thrown from a rooftop. Working the case with Sam Tyler and the squad is the cop Sam considers his mentor in 2008 a much younger Fletcher Bellow who doesn't recognize his future protg. Tangling with the Black Liberation Army, who is intent on hunting down the Puerto Rican suspect first to levy their own kind of justice, Sam, Bellow and the detectives of the 1-2-5 are in a race against time if Angel Ramirez is to have any chance to answer for the crime. But in the end, Sam must battle the racial attitudes in his own precinct most notably Lt. Hunt and Detective Carling and a dramatic standoff on the same rooftop leads to gunshots being fired.
Tuesday's Dead Sam Tyler finds it difficult to separate a life-and-death hostage situation taking place at County Hospital from his own strange circumstances. Stressed about a phone call where he seems to hear his mother's voice - in 2008 - begging him to wake up, he and the rest of the squad are ordered to diffuse a potentially explosive face-off in which a crazed gunman is trying to force a doctor to reverse a dangerous operation on the renegade's brother. Sam, Ray, Annie and Lt. Hunt are all targeted in the madman's cross hairs, but as Sam and the 1-2-5 attempt to resolve the confrontation, he suddenly realizes that the clock ticking on the gunman's demands parallels another deadline that could spell the end of Sam Tyler.
The Man Who Sold The World When the baby of a prominent family is kidnapped for ransom, Sam Tyler is shocked to discover that his own father, Vic Tyler, may be involved. Sam was only four when his father abruptly skipped town under mysterious circumstances back in 1973. Was he sent back in time to stop his father from leaving his family? Vic agrees to cooperate with the squad in order to retrieve the missing baby, but the deeper Sam gets into his father's world, the closer he gets to uncovering some dark, sordid truths, compelling him to face long suppressed childhood memories. His discovery culminates in a shattering face-off, after which Sam will never be the same.
Take A Look At The Lawmen A longstanding competition between Lt. Hunt and the detectives of the 1-2-5 and Lt. Anthony Nunzio and his men of the 1-4-4 heats up when the Russian mafia appears to be linked to a bank robbery. The investigation becomes a furious contest of one-upmanship between the two squads. A nine-year-old boy at the crime scene possibly holds the key to cracking the international case, which has Hunt, Sam, Ray and Chris looking over their shoulders not only for possible suspects, but for rival detectives as well. Meanwhile a young, attractive social worker involved catches Sam's eye and he his hooked.
The Dark Side Of The Mook Sam Tyler receives a mysterious phone call that leads to a headless body. Simultaneously Lt. Hunt finds a severed head delivered in a gift box to the precinct, which sets off the discovery of a chain of bizarre decapitations. Meanwhile, Ray's ne'er-do-well brother, Eddie, may be entangled with the murders, but the peculiar situation leads the 1-2-5 to a biker, a Wall Street bigwig and a terribly disfigured man. As Sam, Hunt and the rest of the detectives sort out these hideous crimes, Ray makes a life-changing decision, and Sam makes an extraordinary discovery about the original tipster phone call.
Let All The Children Boogie Death threats targeting rock sensation Sebastian Grace expose Sam and Chris to the anything-goes rock and roll lifestyle, including Grace's groupie, "Rocket Girl," and an FBI agent known as "The Sorcerer." But is this over-the-top world also out of this world? It certainly seems so after Chris finds Sebastian and "Rocket Girl" watching and waiting for UFOs in a desolate area of New Jersey known as the Meadowlands. The otherworldly mystery builds as the groupie disappears, and Sam believes he may finally have found a way back from the 1970s to 2009.
Home Is Where You Hang Your Holster After New York City Councilman Bobby Prince is unexpectedly caught with a hooker during a police raid on a motel, he shares a stunning secret with Detective Sam Tyler. The mysterious Councilman's haunting words shatter Sam's world, leaving him with more questions than answers. Meanwhile, a chaotic shooting at the 1-2-5 causes Lieutenant Hunt to call a lockdown at the precinct house. Adding to the electric atmosphere, family tensions explode as Hunt and his daughter, Maria, confront each other. And change is definitely in the air when Ray introduces Annie to his wife, Denise.
The Simple Secret Of The Note In Us All Joey Conway, a big-name newspaper columnist, turns up dead in 1973 and Detective Sam Tyler is certain he knows the killer. It just happens to be someone he remembers from another murder case 35 years in the future. Spurred on by powerful flashbacks from 2008, Sam's behavior seems increasingly erratic to Lieutenant Hunt, Ray, Annie and Chris, who have another suspect in mind. When Sam goes totally out on a limb and faces surprising consequences at the 1-2-5, it looks like the once-and-future killer may get away with the crime.
Revenge Of Broken Jaw When student radicals from the Weather Underground target the police with bomb threats on the anniversary of the death of their charismatic leader, Rodney Slaven, it becomes all too personal to Lt. Hunt, who loses several close friends in the incendiary aftermath. As the investigation heats up, Sam Tyler, Annie and Hunt uncover mysterious connections to one of the students and a political science professor, Pat Olsen. The bomb threats continue as Hunt, suspiciously secretive, attempts to discover Olsen's possible connection to Slaven. With the 1-2-5 walking a dangerous tightrope to discover the target of the next bomb, the case takes a totally unforeseen but deadly turn.
Coffee, Tea Or Annie When Valerie Palmer, a Pan Atlantic air hostess turns up dead, Annie volunteers for a dangerous undercover mission, posing as the murdered woman to help solve the second in a possible series of brutal homicides. Annie, Sam and Ray, working one of Valerie's flights covertly, uncover an unlikely suspect. Then, an invitation to a lurid swingers' party leads to an evening full of sensational surprises - not just for Annie and Sam, attending undercover as a couple, but Lieutenant Hunt also arrives with a special guest to mix it up. Juicy sexual escapades bring the swingers' party to a fever pitch, but will the murderer be revealed? Finally, Annie confronts Hunt with the courage of her convictions about her future at the 1-2-5.
All The Young Dudes When Detective Sam Tyler poses as a streetwise tough to infiltrate a vicious New York City gang suspected of truck hijackings, he's pushed to the limit not to blow his cover, and he reveals a much darker side. A bare-knuckled fist fight with a gang member, a late-night deal to buy a truckload of stolen VCRs, and even time behind bars at his own 125th Precinct are all necessary elements of Sam's scam. But can he keep up the ruse when he's told to shoot a bound-and-gagged woman? And his attraction to the gang leader's sister also seems to be part of a recipe for disaster.
Everyone Knows It's Windy Crime fighting gets extremely personal at the 125th Precinct after Ray and Chris are shot by the leader of a vicious New York City gang of truck hijackers. When the shooter is then murdered outside a neighborhood bar, fingers on both sides of the law point to Sam, who has been posing undercover as a streetwise tough guy to bust the gang. With the evidence stacking up against him, a perplexed Sam questions his own innocence and must rely upon his friends at the precinct to bend the rules as he tenaciously searches for the real killer.
Life Is A Rock Sam Tyler's past, present and future all confront him when he receives a phone call with instructions on how he can return to 2008: All he needs to do is complete three tasks. But a dizzying set of circumstances inside and out of the 1-2-5 makes him think twice. When love, death, promise, hope, fear and mystery converge, will Sam decide to stay in 1973 or return to the future.