1985, Drama, News
Magazine reporters investigate criminal organizations.

Episode Guide

  • Insiders - Insiders (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:


    Mackey sets up Nick as a thief with a car-wash fronting operation as part of a scheme to expose the kingpin of a major car-theft ring.

  • Insiders - Close Shave (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Close Shave

    Reporters Nick and Mackey investigate a movie queen with close ties to major sports figures who are involved in basketball point-shaving.

  • Insiders - High Iron (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    High Iron

    Undercover-hardhat Nick is framed for murder when he and Mackey investigate illegal building practices in the construction industry.

  • Insiders - Carly (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:


    Mackey and Nick investigate when a singer suspects his recording company is bootlegging copies of his latest album; guest Wendy Schaal.

  • Insiders - Cold Shot (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Cold Shot

    Nick, wounded in a gang shootout, sets out to report the truth about the hostility and drugs that breed violence in the barrio.

  • Insiders - Den of Thieves (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Den of Thieves

    Mackey and Nick offer to help when an ex-safecracker who protected Mackey in prison is forced to rob one more bank or lose his daughter.

  • Insiders - Doctors, Incorporated (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Doctors, Incorporated

    Nick and Mackey look into corrupt medical practices when a friend's father dies as a result of being transported to a distant hospital.

  • Insiders - Gun Runners (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Gun Runners

    A major story develops when Nick and Mackey link an illegal-weapons dealer with a tough motorcycle gang involved in the cocaine trade.

  • Insiders - Lonely Hearts (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Lonely Hearts

    Nick sets himself up as a potential victim for a video-dating service operating as a front for burglars who victimized Alice's mother.

  • Insiders - All This and the Old School Tie (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    All This and the Old School Tie

    Mackey's unexpected sighting of an old friend uncovers a plot to sell counterfeit designer products; guests Cotter Smith, Peter Coyote.

  • Insiders - Fashion Flame (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Fashion Flame

    Mackey's concern for a model friend leads him and Nick to uncover an arson-for-profit ring in the fashion industry; guest Tia Carrere.

  • Insiders - Another Fine Mess (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Another Fine Mess

    Nick goes under cover as a police officer after a friend of Mackey's, arrested for killing an officer, is found murdered in his cell.

  • Insiders - Mentor (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:


    Nick picks up the investigation after his mentor, a newspaperman, is killed before he could publish a story on high-level corruption.

  • Insiders - After the Fox (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    After the Fox

    The gangland execution of Nick's mentor puts the reporters on the trail of a politically ambitious district attorney with mob backing.