Cagney & Lacey

Cagney & Lacey

1982 - 1988, Crime
Two female detectives deal with sexism in the precinct while risking their lives.

Episode Guide

  • Cagney & Lacey - A Fair Shake (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    A Fair Shake

    Mary Beth and Chris finally learn the real reason they were assigned to protect a bank president (Robert Foxworth).

  • Cagney & Lacey - Yup (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:


    The robbery of a Wall Street tycoon (Paul Burke) leads the partners to several suspects who suffered from the stock-market crash.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Friendly Fire (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    Friendly Fire

    Harvey Jr. is reported missing after an accident occurs during his military maneuvers; the man who attacked Chris goes on trial.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Amends (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:


    The partners spearhead the investigation of an old nemesis; Chris makes amends with Donna LaMarr while sponsoring a new AA member.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Button, Button (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    Button, Button

    The detectives race the clock in their investigation of a supposed suicide; the AIDS epidemic affects both Chris and Mary Beth.

  • Cagney & Lacey - A Class Act (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    A Class Act

    Lacey feels out of place when she and Cagney pose as art collectors to solve the theft of a painter's (Peter Boyle) valued work.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Land of the Free (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Land of the Free

    Lacey and Cagney's investigation of a drug-related murder turns up a Central American death squad operating in the United States.

  • Cagney & Lacey - School Daze (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    School Daze

    Isbecki, Cagney, Esposito and Lacey must return to the academy for a refresher course in interrogation procedures.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Hello, Goodbye (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Hello, Goodbye

    A rash of bogus 911 calls leads Mary Beth to a pair of abused children; Chris mulls David Keeler's marriage proposal.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Shadow of a Doubt (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Shadow of a Doubt

    While Lacey and Cagney pose as factory workers to expose an employee's theft of microchips, they undergo drug tests.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Trading Places (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Trading Places

    Harvey wants to trap a rental firm using coercion to boost business; Chris is passed over as Samuels' substitute.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Old Flames (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Old Flames

    The holidays pass painfully as Chris copes with Charlie's absence and Mary Beth adjusts to Harvey Jr.'s enlistment in the Marines.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Don't I Know You? (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Don't I Know You?

    Chris' pleasant evening with a well-respected businessman (Jack Bannon) ends in horror when she becomes the victim of a date-rape.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Secrets (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:


    Chris's initial excitement at working with two prominent officers dims when she suspects corruption; Mary Beth's father returns.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Greed (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:


    Chris, Mary Beth, Isbecki and Esposito dress as produce to pose as contestants on a fraudulent TV game-show.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Video Verite (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Video Verite

    Sibling rock 'n' roll entrepreneurs want the partners to find a stolen music video; Chris plays host to her drama-student niece.

  • Cagney & Lacey - You've Come a Long Way, Baby (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    You've Come a Long Way, Baby

    While under cover to find an attacker of prostitutes, Chris and Mary Beth learn one of their early cases resulted in injustice.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Different Drummer (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Different Drummer

    The partners investigate neighbors' charges against an eccentric woman; the Laceys contend with censorship in the school.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Loves Me Not (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Loves Me Not

    Called to help a battered wife in her neighborhood, Lacey later learns the combative couple blamed the incident on her.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The City Is Burning (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    The City Is Burning

    Racial tensions split the city when the gun that killed a black youth is traced to Detective Corassa.

  • Cagney & Lacey - No Vacancy (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    No Vacancy

    The detectives aid a schizophrenic who is their primary witness in a robbery case. With Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Turn, Turn, Turn (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    Turn, Turn, Turn

    Chris' despondency over her father's death, coupled with Mary Beth's emergence as a hero, places a strain on their longtime friendship.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Happiness Is a Warm Gun (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Happiness Is a Warm Gun

    Mary Beth survives a teenager's bullet because she wore a bulletproof vest but still must deal with the trauma of being shot.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Special Treatment (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Special Treatment

    Mary Beth (Tyne Daly) is arrested for protesting the transportation of nuclear waste through her community. With Sharon Gless.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Right to Remain Silent (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    The Right to Remain Silent

    Obstacles facing the hearing-impaired are brought to light when Mary Beth comes close to shooting a deaf teenage murder suspect.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Divine Couriers (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Divine Couriers

    The detectives investigate a business that purports to send messages to dead people.

  • Cagney & Lacey - To Sir With Love (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    To Sir With Love

    As Samuels pushes to win a police trophy, Chris quietly plans his Distinguished Service Award dinner.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Easy Does It (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Easy Does It

    Chris gets a new perspective on Charlie's drinking when she investigates a string of ripoffs at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Ahead of the Game (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Ahead of the Game

    Mary Beth tries to recover stolen possessions while investigating the drug-related death of a high-school athlete.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Favors (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:


    Chris fears her professional integrity will be compromised if she grants her father an unusual favor.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Waste Deep (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Waste Deep

    Chris and Mary Beth (Sharon Gless, Tyne Daly) investigate a toy manufacturer's unlawful disposal of toxic wastes. Guest stars: Didi Conn, Stanley Kamel.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Cost of Living (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    The Cost of Living

    A rapist who swore to disfigure Mary Beth is freed; David defends a man who once tried to kill Chris.

  • Cagney & Lacey - To Thine Own Self Be True (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    To Thine Own Self Be True

    When Chris' former partner is charged with murdering a suspected rapist, she asks Chris to give false testimony.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Revenge (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:


    Petrie becomes a prime suspect in the murder of a man he believes was responsible for his sister's death.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Rites of Passage (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Rites of Passage

    Mary Beth thinks of Harvey Jr. as she and Chris investigate the suspicious death of a bright sorority member.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Marathon (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:


    Isbecki and Chris don running togs to protect a white South African marathon competitor from death threats; guest Ross Kettle.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Zealot (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    The Zealot

    An attorney who had been building a case against a pornographer for years is brutally murdered. With Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Role Call (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Role Call

    The star of a TV police series visits the 14th Precinct to learn about the work of real-life detectives.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Disenfranchised (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:


    The partners risk harassment charges to prove child molestation; Chris applauds Charlie's new job offer.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Sorry, Right Number (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Sorry, Right Number

    A burglary investigation overshadows Mary Beth's troubles with her microwave and Chris' fear of spending three days with David.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Culture Clash (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Culture Clash

    An Afghan emigrant claims his sister's soul is being poisoned; the partners face stiff interviews to join a robbery task-force.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Schedule One (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Schedule One

    Chris and Mary Beth (Sharon Gless, Tyne Daly) investigate a fellow detective charged with heroin possession.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Partin' Shots (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Partin' Shots

    After Newman is slain in front of them, the officers deal with loss and fear as they pursue the killer.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Model Citizen (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    Model Citizen

    During the probe of a union official's murder, Chris contends with her teenage niece and Mary Beth deals with an English nanny.

  • Cagney & Lacey - A Safe Place (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    A Safe Place

    A simple theft takes on top-security status when the stolen item is a vial of plutonium; guest Dennis Christopher.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Extradition (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:


    While extraditing a bail jumper from Los Angeles to New York, Mary Beth plays tourist and Chris visits her brother.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Capitalism (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:


    Surprising facts turn up about a murdered Cambodian immigrant; business reversals affect Harvey's personality.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Exit Stage Center (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Exit Stage Center

    Chris (Sharon Gless) investigates the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of a stage actress. With Tyne Daly.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Man Who Shot Trotsky (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    The Man Who Shot Trotsky

    Chris pushes too hard to put a drug dealer out of business and in jail; guest Eddie Velez.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Post Partum (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Post Partum

    Chris investigates a West Point cadet accused of cocaine possession; Mary Beth confronts the father who abandoned her long ago.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Family Connections (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Family Connections

    Chris searches for injured Isbecki's attacker, meets Charlie's new love and takes pregnant Mary Beth to the hospital.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Gimp (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    The Gimp

    Investigating crimes against the handicapped, Chris is attracted to a wheelchair-bound lobbyist (James Stacy).

  • Cagney & Lacey - D.W.I. (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:


    Though still on maternity leave, Mary Beth attempts to bring a repeat drunken-driving offender to justice.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Act of Conscience (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Act of Conscience

    Chris partners with a transfer (Michael Moriarty), a pariah for informing on six corrupt colleagues.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Rebukes (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:


    With Mary Beth on maternity leave, Chris contends with an ambitious partner's extremes to catch a rapist.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Play It Again, Santa (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Play It Again, Santa

    Christmas blues beset Chris as she deals with romantic problems and tries to find vanishing street musicians.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Power (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:


    Grumblings from the squad room make Chris re-evaluate her aggression as Samuels' vacation replacement.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Old Ghosts (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Old Ghosts

    Chris (Sharon Gless) copes with a suspension from duty and a visit from her estranged brother. With Tyne Daly.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Filial Duty (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Filial Duty

    The plight of the elderly is the focus of Chris and Mary Beth's investigation into the death of a woman who was living with her daughter and son-in-law.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Mothers & Sons (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Mothers & Sons

    The partners confront a fanatical mother seeking to provide her son with an alibi for a violent robbery.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Clinic (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Clinic

    Chris and Mary Beth's friendship is strained when they find themselves on opposite sides of the abortion issue.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Entrapment (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:


    Rumors of entrapment threaten Chris' career as she works on special assignment with the Narcotics Division; guest Vonetta McGee.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Lottery (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:


    Four people each claim to possess the same winning lottery ticket; an upcoming IRS audit frightens the Laceys.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Psychic (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    The Psychic

    An irate husband won't believe his missing wife left voluntarily and hires a noted psychic (Elizabeth Ashley) to find her.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Ordinary Hero (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Ordinary Hero

    A Chilean whom Mary Beth sponsored for a bravery award is arrested by immigration and set for deportation.

  • Cagney & Lacey - On the Street (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    On the Street

    Chris tries to help a teen prostitute who was beaten; the girl's wealthy parents decide to institutionalize her.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Organized Crime (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Organized Crime

    Chris and Mary Beth investigate a rash of robberies in the city's Catholic churches that results in the brutal slaying of a nun.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Violation (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:


    After an honors student arrested for shoplifting is brutally assaulted in an adult prison, his parents file a $1 million lawsuit.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Con Games (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Con Games

    Chris ignores both advice and threats as she presses charges of sexual harassment; Mary Beth looks into fraud against the elderly.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Two Grand (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Two Grand

    Master thief Albert Grand (Ferdinand Mayne) leaves tantalizing clues for Chris; Isbecki's lover, Bon Bon, comes looking for him.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Lost & Found (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Lost & Found

    Harvey is skeptical when recuperating Mary Beth considers retiring; Chris finds an auto-theft ring while seeking her stolen car.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Who Said It's Fair? (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Who Said It's Fair?

    Mary Beth is terrified when her doctor recommends surgery for her breast cancer; Chris finds Kevin just in time.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Stress (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:


    Death threats from a recently released felon and other pressures distract Chris at a stress-management workshop.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Rules of the Game (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Rules of the Game

    In an investigation of a UN delegate's murder, Chris is the target of sexual harassment from the task-force head (Edward Winter).

  • Cagney & Lacey - Happily Ever After (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Happily Ever After

    Dory's pressure to set a wedding date causes Chris to wonder what will happen if she doesn't; guests Paul Sand, Barbara Rhoades.

  • Cagney & Lacey - American Dream (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    American Dream

    The partners try to help a garment manufacturer resisting a protection racket; Harvey's new job sends the Laceys house-hunting.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Out of Control (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Out of Control

    Mary Beth sees Harvey Jr. playing with her revolver; a normally non-violent thief is accused of murder.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Lady Luck (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Lady Luck

    Mary Beth's need to know why a career woman tried suicide leads her to seedy gambling dens and loan sharks; guest Charlie Callas.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Hooked (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:


    Chris and Dory's relationship is threatened when his drug rehabilitation sponsor is busted and incriminating evidence disappears.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Thank God It's Monday (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Thank God It's Monday

    An unsolved case nearing the statute of limitations sends the squad on a hurried search for the culprit.

  • Cagney & Lacey - An Unusual Occurrence (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    An Unusual Occurrence

    A reporter stirs up neighborhood resentment after Chris is forced to shoot a teenage burglar armed with a baseball bat.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Taxi-Cab Murders (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Taxi-Cab Murders

    Angry, Michael Lacey runs away from home after learning Mary Beth lied to him about a dangerous assignment.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Fathers & Daughters (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Fathers & Daughters

    Chris and Mary Beth's suicide investigation turns into a murder case involving a sordid relationship between the victim and his daughter.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Old Debts (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Old Debts

    A paroled cop-killer is slain, and despite their misgivings about the assignment, Chris and Mary Beth search for the murderer.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Insubordination (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:


    A drug probe's liaison officer (Barry Primus) is Chris' cocaine-addicted old boyfriend, whom she distrusts.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Heat (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    A desperate teenage robber (Michael Madsen) takes Lacey hostage, then becomes more threatening as the heat of the day increases.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Child Witness (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Child Witness

    A molested child's father objects to going to court; unaware he is on the force, two officers roust Petrie.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Choices (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    An aggressive prosecutor (Georg Stanford Brown) in a case against a landlord angers already tense Chris.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Partners (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    Mary Beth vows to capture the gunman who wounded Chris, but at the same time has to cope with her own sense of guilt and a new partner.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Baby Broker (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Baby Broker

    A baby-selling investigation moves Mary Beth to temporarily adopt an abandoned infant; guest Estelle Getty.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Bounty Hunter (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Bounty Hunter

    Frustrated Chris is always one step behind an audacious bounty hunter (Brian Dennehy) after a bail-jumper.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Victimless Crime (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Victimless Crime

    Mary Beth dodges advances of a French detective (Paul Freeman) as she obsessively pursues a ring of pornographers.

  • Cagney & Lacey - A Killer's Dozen (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    A Killer's Dozen

    Chris and Mary Beth are removed from an important homicide investigation when a strike by police forces them back into uniform.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Matinee (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    A visit to a male strip-joint is the nadir of Chris and Mary Beth's search for a suburban housewife who vanished during a fling.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Informant (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    The Informant

    The partners must deal gently with a drug-pusher informant, which later hampers their investigation of a PCP ring.

  • Cagney & Lacey - A Cry for Help (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    A Cry for Help

    The partners investigate fraud while checking on a call from a battered wife, who later admits her husband is a police officer.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Gang's All There (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    The Gang's All There

    Chris and Mary Beth must find a missing child and trace a gang that stole the squad's guns and shields.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Let Them Eat Pretzels (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Let Them Eat Pretzels

    A simple hit-and-run accident assumes international proportions when the victim is identified as a Jew and the suspect as a prominent Arab with diplomatic immunity.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Chop Shop (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Chop Shop

    Petrie shoots a black teenager while searching for Isbecki, captured after his cover is blown; guest Jimmie Walker.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Burnout (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:


    After Samuels cancels her desperately needed vacation, Mary Beth snaps and wanders off; guest Jennifer Warren.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Date Rape (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Date Rape

    A rape victim (Kathleen Lloyd) suffers further when male detectives think her report is a vengeful lie.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Jane Doe No. 37 (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Jane Doe No. 37

    Chris is determined to learn the identity of a murdered bag lady before the woman is buried in an unmarked grave.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Open & Shut Case (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Open & Shut Case

    As a seemingly clear-cut homicide case crumbles, the partners help a rape victim compelled to testify at her assailant's retrial.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Affirmative Action (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Affirmative Action

    A talented, young female detective (Talia Balsam) becomes the new hero of the squad room, until Chris sees a chink in her armor.

  • Cagney & Lacey - The Grandest Jewel Thief of All Time (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Grandest Jewel Thief of All Time

    Chris follows the trail of an aging master thief (Ferdinand Mayne), an investigation that rapidly turns into an obsession.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Hopes & Dreams (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Hopes & Dreams

    The pleas of a wheelchair-bound teen (Suzy Gilstrap) to recover her stolen bicycle strike an emotional chord in Chris.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Recreational Use (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Recreational Use

    While investigating harassment of elderly tenants, Chris learns her homicide-sergeant boyfriend is using cocaine.

  • Cagney & Lacey - I'll Be Home for Christmas (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    I'll Be Home for Christmas

    The squad's Christmas plans are put on hold until the recapture of a fraud suspect, dressed as Santa, who escaped in a police car.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Conduct Unbecoming (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Conduct Unbecoming

    An illegal-weapons probe suffers from an undercover officer's overexposure in a magazine; the detectives share a lottery ticket.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Mr. Lonelyhearts (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Mr. Lonelyhearts

    A missing-persons case evolves into a major probe of bigamy and fraud; Chris deals with an ardent suitor (Steven Keats).

  • Cagney & Lacey - Internal Affairs (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Internal Affairs

    Assigned to Internal Affairs, the reluctant partners must spy on their colleagues to uncover a deadly information leak.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Hot Line (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Hot Line

    Samuels disregards opinions of his superiors by telling the press three women were killed by a single strangler.

  • Cagney & Lacey - High Steel (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    High Steel

    Harvey, a former ironworker, smells foul play in the death of a high-rise worker and insists on helping out in the investigation.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Beauty Burglars (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Beauty Burglars

    As she and Chris head a task force to bust a robbery ring, Mary Beth struggles with doubts about being in a rich friend's wedding.

  • Cagney & Lacey - One of Our Own (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    One of Our Own

    Mary Beth searches for baby sitters while investigating an officer's murder; Chris fights for her right to swing a softball bat.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Witness to an Incident (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Witness to an Incident

    Chris and Mary Beth's conclusions about the shooting of a civilian could determine a young officer's future; guest Wolf Muser.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Better Than Equal (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Better Than Equal

    Chris and Mary Beth have trouble getting along with an outspoken feminist (Julie Adams) they must protect.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Suffer the Children (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Suffer the Children

    After rescuing a 4-year-old girl from a building ledge, Chris and Mary Beth begin to suspect trouble in the child's home life.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Street Scene (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Street Scene

    An elderly white man (George Petrie) says he shot a young Puerto Rican in self-defense; the boy's family cries murder.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Beyond the Golden Door (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Beyond the Golden Door

    The partners' search for a missing Central American teenager leads to smugglers supplying garment manufacturers with cheap labor.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Pop Used to Work in Chinatown (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Pop Used to Work in Chinatown

    A bank robbery in Chinatown becomes personal when Mary Beth must shoot a suspect and Chris endures interference from her father.

  • Cagney & Lacey - You Call This Plainclothes? (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    You Call This Plainclothes?

    The partners, working under cover as prostitutes, become bait to trap a psychopathic killer who has already claimed three victims.

  • Cagney & Lacey - Bang, Bang, You're Dead (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Bang, Bang, You're Dead

    The partners, working under cover as prostitutes, become bait to trap a psychopathic killer who has already claimed three victims.