Friday and Smith search for a missing boy. The first sign that the case is serious is when blood is found. Further probing reveals the boy’s parents had purchased him a .22-caliber rifle for Christmas — and the weapon is missing, removed from its wrapped package.
Upper middle-class teenagers in Los Angeles are going crazy. They trash a movie theater, beating up the manager and pushing a young man through a plate glass window. Sergeant Friday must get to the bottom of what is causing this to happen.
Just hours after the sudden death of his partner Ben Romero, Joe must set aside his emotions to help track down a pair of desperate escaped convicts who are headed towards Los Angeles.
A man threatens to jump from a 9th-floor building ledge by ten o’clock.