Crime Story

Crime Story

1986 - 2010, Crime
A detective targets a gangster leader.

Episode Guide

  • Crime Story - Going Home (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Going Home

    Abrams (Stephen Lang) is faced with a life-and-death decision when Luca (Anthony Denison) plans to murder Torello (Dennis Farina).

  • Crime Story - Escape (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:


    Luca attempts to trap Torello by setting an execution date for Krychek who is imprisoned in a Latin American country.

  • Crime Story - Pursuit (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:


    Torello (Dennis Farina) and the Strike Force travel to Latin America to bring Luca (Anthony Denison) back to the United States.

  • Crime Story - The Hearings (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    The Hearings

    Torello locks horns with Luca during a Senate hearing after failing to link him to government officials.

  • Crime Story - Byline (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:


    Torello's (Dennis Farina) hard-drinking reporter friend (Tom Signorelli) comes to Las Vegas to expose Luca's (Anthony Denison) drug-smuggling cartel.

  • Crime Story - Brothel Wars (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Brothel Wars

    The strike force gets drawn into a brothel war when Nate helps a business pal battle unfair competition.

  • Crime Story - Roadrunner (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:


    Torello's routine assignment to retrieve an escaped convict becomes a fight for survival when killers join the search.

  • Crime Story - Pauli Taglia's Dream (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Pauli Taglia's Dream

    Luca (Anthony Denison) is injured in an atomic blast and Taglia (John Santucci) must find an escape route for them from a government hospital.

  • Crime Story - Last Rites (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Last Rites

    Luca goes to extremes to keep Weisbord alive, including making him the first heart-transplant recipient.

  • Crime Story - Protected Witness (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Protected Witness

    In return for the man's testimony, Torello offers government protection to a Chicago mobster with a contract on his life.

  • Crime Story - Femme Fatale (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Femme Fatale

    A Chinese agent dupes Torello into looking for her father, while she smuggles plutonium out of the country.

  • Crime Story - Seize the Time (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Seize the Time

    Torello can't identify the source of a money-laundering operation; Clemmons reveals his suspicions about Iris' new casino partner.

  • Crime Story - Moulin Rouge (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Moulin Rouge

    A new nightclub is the target of fire bombings, extortion and racial threats; guests Dexter Gordon, Margaret Avery.

  • Crime Story - MIG-21 (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    A defecting Soviet pilot becomes custody of the strike force, which learns of plans to use him in a spy swap.

  • Crime Story - Love Hurts (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Love Hurts

    Luca falls for an actress in a movie he is financing, and discovers she also uses people.

  • Crime Story - Little Girl Lost (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Little Girl Lost

    Torello, looking for a murder witness, and Luca, searching for Weisbord's granddaughter, each search for a missing girl.

  • Crime Story - Robbery, Armed (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Robbery, Armed

    Danny Krychek (Bill Smitrovich) is gunned down by a powerful Chicago thug (John Michael Bolger) planning a major Las Vegas casino robbery.

  • Crime Story - Shockwaves (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Luca returns to Las Vegas after being granted immunity, causing revenge-minded Abrams to resign in frustration.

  • Crime Story - Atomic Fallout (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Atomic Fallout

    Torello follows a crazed killer into Mexico, unaware his quarry will lead him to an arms-for-drugs operation run by Luca.

  • Crime Story - Always a Blonde (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Always a Blonde

    Indelli discovers his high-school flame is a Las Vegas prostitute and enlists Mike to save her from a pimp.

  • Crime Story - Blast From the Past (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Blast From the Past

    Torello confronts his feelings for his ex-wife when she asks him to rescue her kidnapped husband (David Soul).

  • Crime Story - The Senator, the Movie Star and the Mob (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Senator, the Movie Star and the Mob

    An overzealous senator outrages crime bosses by subpoenaing them to appear before an organized crime commission.

  • Crime Story - Ground Zero (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Ground Zero

    After his murder mistrial, Luca clashes with a crime kingpin over plans to split up control of the sinking Luca gambling empire.

  • Crime Story - Top of the World (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Top of the World

    Empire builder Luca's jubilation over his growing business turns to fear that his associates are setting him up.

  • Crime Story - The Pinnacle (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Pinnacle

    Luca's determination to add another casino to his gambling organization brings his empire to the brink of collapse.

  • Crime Story - The Survivor (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    The Survivor

    A child molestation charge against one of Torello's colleagues jeopardizes the unit's investigation of Luca.

  • Crime Story - The Battle of Las Vegas (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    The Battle of Las Vegas

    To take over Las Vegas casinos, Luca murders the head of a resort-workers union to put his own man in the position.

  • Crime Story - The Kingdom of Money (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Kingdom of Money

    Torello and Krychek join the strike force planning to raid Luca's burgeoning gambling business in Las Vegas.

  • Crime Story - Torello on Trial (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Torello on Trial

    Breitel brutally cross-examines Torello; acquitted Luca moves to Las Vegas; Torello gets a new assignment.

  • Crime Story - Fatal Crossroads (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Fatal Crossroads

    Torello is subpoenaed to testify for Luca; enraged Abrams jumps to Torello's defense; Luca orders Torello and Abrams killed.

  • Crime Story - Strange Bedfellows (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Strange Bedfellows

    Holman identifies Torello as a dirty cop to Breitel; after an attempt on his life, Luca takes refuge in Florida.

  • Crime Story - Hide and Go Thief (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Hide and Go Thief

    Indelli and Krychek must deal with a tense hostage situation; Torello travels to Indiana to make his move on Frank Holman.

  • Crime Story - Crime Pays (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Crime Pays

    Obsessed Torello takes his fight against Luca all the way to the grand jury.

  • Crime Story - For Love or Money (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    For Love or Money

    Divorced Torello finds comfort with Inger; the crime unit nabs Luca's jewelry-heist team; Torello's best friend supplies the mob with capital.

  • Crime Story - Justice Hits the Skids (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Justice Hits the Skids

    Devastated by Kehoe's death, Torello stonewalls Breitel's federal investigation; Abrams joins the MCU on the street.

  • Crime Story - Old Friends, Dead Ends (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Old Friends, Dead Ends

    Torello confronts his old friend, now laundering money for the mob; federal investigators indict Luca and Bartoli.

  • Crime Story - Pursuit of a Wanted Felon (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Pursuit of a Wanted Felon

    Conflict ruins the Torellos' weekend away; Luca situates in Las Vegas; bigots target Abrams' relationship with Susan Terry.

  • Crime Story - Abrams for the Defense (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Abrams for the Defense

    Attorney Abrams falls for a reporter (Pam Grier) helping him defend a tenant accused of assaulting a slum landlord.

  • Crime Story - The War (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The War

    A book intercepted by Torello jeopardizes Luca's nationwide gambling operation; the Torellos meet with tragedy.

  • Crime Story - The St. Louis Book of Blues (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The St. Louis Book of Blues

    Mobsters support Luca's nationwide gambling scheme; a publicity-seeking sheriff hampers Torello's arrest of one of Luca's men.

  • Crime Story - Shadow Dancer (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Shadow Dancer

    As Torello basks in the happiness of his wife's pregnancy, his crime unit makes a break in the investigation of Ray Luca's "home invader" robbery team.

  • Crime Story - Final Transmission (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Final Transmission

    With Torello's unit hunting a psychopath, Luca plots jewel heists and the takeover of a sports-gambling operation.

  • Crime Story - Pilot - Part One (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Pilot - Part One

    Lt. Mike Torrello, head of Chicago's Major Crime Unit tries to take down Chicago Mobsters, while Ray Luca, is making his mark as in Chicago's underworld.