A man is found dead in the gutter. At first it seems as a hit-run case, but Friday and Smith become suspicious when all witnesses from the night before give exactly the same story. Usually witnesses are at variance in some respects.
A man is pulled from his car, beaten and robbed. The criminal apparently makes his escape in the man’s car. Friday and Smith have to find him.
Friday and Jacobs are called to the apartment of a man who phoned in the fatal shooting of his wife. He claims it was suicide, but upon looking at the crime scene and talking to neighbors they begin to wonder if it was murder.
A trail of stolen narcotics lead Friday and Romero to a TV actor who is addicted to heroin.