Bumper's beat becomes a powder keg of murder and theft when two hoods decide it would be safer to rob other lawbreakers.
December 24, 1975
Bumper Morgan wounds a suspected mugger, then tangles with the injured man's fiercely protective sister, an attorney who will not believe that her brother is a criminal.
"Odds Against Tomorrow"
December 31, 1975
When the mistress of a sadistic crime boss tries to leave him he beats her up, and vice officers ask Bumper Morgan's help in using the incident to persuade the girl to lead them to her long wanted boyfriend.
"A Fashionable Connection"
January 7, 1976
Bumper discovers that a high style fashion firm, headed by a shrewd woman designer, is the front for a smoothly-operated narcotics trade.
"The Cop Killer"
January 14, 1976
A deranged ex-con, blaming Bumper Morgan for putting him behind bars, hires a killer to carry out his revenge.
January 28, 1976
Bumper Morgan sets out to track down a mentally deranged hotel sneak thief.
"The Candy Man"
February 4, 1976
After arresting a major drug pusher, Bumper finds the man is apparently immune to the law when federal narcotics agents put him back on the street.
February 11, 1976
The savage beating of an elderly gambler sets Bumper on the trail of a loan shark and his sadistic henchman.
February 25, 1976
Eager to catch an elusive thief, Bumper reluctantly uses a small-time hood as an informant.
"A Slower Beat"
March 3, 1976
Gunmen are holding up everybody on Bumper Morgan's beat—including his girlfriend—and detectives belittle him at every turn.
"To Kill a Tank"
March 10, 1976
A dangerous criminal, armed with a stolen anti-tank gun, goes looking for a big score with his reluctant sidekick as Bumper tries to find him.
"The Pink Dragon"
March 24, 1976
Bumper's campaign to close a hangout for crooks pits him against a hood who tries to trap him with a pretty girl.
"Everybody Needs a Little Attention"
March 31, 1976
Bumper demonstrates to his partner that "everybody needs attention" after a massage parlor manager files a false complaint that threatens his badge.
A trigger-happy cop forces Bumper into an all-out battle by endangering a valuable informer.
"A Slight Case of Murder"
September 29, 1976
Police machinery is hard to stop when evidence points to an old wino as a cop killer.
September 13, 1976
Bumper stirs up trouble on his beat when he tries to steer a young girl into a safer life.
"The Rose and the Gun"
October 20, 1976
An overeager young cop shoots and kills a suspect, then hints that Bumper was afraid to fire.
"Everything in Life Is 3-1 Against"
October 27, 1976
A retired cop is heavily in debt to a bookmaker Bumper has doggedly tried to shut down.
"A Matter of Justice"
November 3, 1976
Defying Bumper's warning about taking the law into his own hands, a vigilante goes after a band of hoodlum-robbers who raped his daughter.
"Great Wall of Chinatown"
November 10, 1976
Bumper investigates the shooting death of a Chinese gang leader.
"Point of View"
November 17, 1976
Bumper goes back to the Police Academy to take a course designed to update veterans in modern techniques. An ex-con has a job, but an informer says he is in on plans for a big robbery.
November 24, 1976
Bumper is relieved from duty while officials investigate his fatal shooting of a hood.
December 1, 1976
Bumper tells down-and-out bum Joey to stop disturbing the police when he keeps confessing that he is the one responsible for raping and murdering four women. But when Joey begins to give details which only the cops and the murderer know, Bumper realizes that Joey has become the sounding-board for a maniac.