Father Dowling Mysteries Season 3
S03 E01Sep 20, 1990
The Royal Mystery Sep 20, 1990 It looks like a royal mess when Sister Steve find herself trapped in a Royal scandal. The Sister trades places with a frisky British noblewoman in order to infiltrate a trade delegation. Father Dowling has his hands full riding shotgun, trying to keep an eye open for the Sister's Royal killer.
S03 E02Sep 27, 1990
The Medical Mystery Sep 27, 1990 The local hospital is the scene of some 'extra' deaths when Father Dowling and Sister Steve uncover a string of mystery murders. Father Prestwick insists on helping out and almost becomes the next victim.
S03 E03Oct 4, 1990
The Devil In The Deep Blue Sea Mystery Oct 4, 1990 When most people look at Harry Deil they see one of the most powerful men in underworld crime. Father Dowling sees something else, something even more sinister: The devil. Now Father Dowling must beat him at his own game in order to save Sister Steve.
S03 E04Oct 18, 1990
The Showgirl Mystery Oct 18, 1990 A showy showgirl of a shady nightclub is surprised to discover that her late husband's estate consists of nothing but debts. Or is she the victim of a scam to deprive her out of a small fortune? The investigation reveals a motley crew of underworld characters as Father Dowling and Sister Steve go hunting for a suspect.
S03 E05Oct 25, 1990
The Movie Mystery Oct 25, 1990 Everyone is enjoying the slice of Hollywood as a movie crew uses St. Michael's as a location, until a series of unexplained, and life-threatening, accidents put a damper on the mood. Father Dowling and Sister Steve are enlisted to assist in the investigation while Father Prestwick decides to make his screen debut...as a stand in.
S03 E06Nov 1, 1990
The Undercover Nun Mystery Nov 1, 1990 Sister Steve's return to her Mother's house to celebrate the convent's Silver Jubilee ceremonies should be a time of great joy for everyone. But shortly after arriving the Sister discovers a nun with a gun. Not quite what she expected. And her worst fears are indeed realized when another visiting nun is murdered.
S03 E07Nov 8, 1990
The Murder Weekend Mystery Nov 8, 1990 It's man against machine when a hired killer uses computer technology to conceal his crime during a weekend retreat for mystery writers. A series of traps further complicate the investigation and one of them almost costs Sister Steve her life.
S03 E08Nov 15, 1990
The Reasonable Doubt Mystery Nov 15, 1990 Father Dowling does his duty, jury duty, in a murder case that should have been open and shut. Father Dowling is not so sure and his claim of reasonable doubt ends in a deadlocked jury. While the DA angrily works toward a retrial, Father Dowling and Sister Steve conduct an investigation of their own, at the center of which is the testimony of an eyewitness who seems to keep company with some unusual sorts.
S03 E09Nov 29, 1990
The Vanishing Victim Mystery Nov 29, 1990 Father Dowling stumbles into a kidnapping plot when he befriends a young woman who is about to disappear. Fearing the worst, Sister Steve signs on as the family's new maid to try and find out what happened to the girl.
S03 E10Dec 13, 1990
The Christmas Mystery Dec 13, 1990 There's a murder attempt on a woman who has left her son in the temporary care of St. Michael's and the search for the culprit leads to a department store on Christmas Eve.
S03 E11Jan 3, 1991
The Fugitive Priest Mystery Jan 3, 1991 Trouble is brewing for Father Dowling when his evil twin brother rolls into town. Blaine manages to frame his brother for a bank robbery, while protecting himself with a perfect alibi: He's been arrested for overdue parking tickets. With the help of Sister Steve, Father Dowling masquerades as his troublesome twin in order to track down his underworld associates.
S03 E12Jan 10, 1991
The Substitute Sister Mystery Jan 10, 1991 Father Dowling and Sister Steve are caught in the middle of the battle of the bugs when warring exterminators do battle over franchise rights. The plot is further thickened by a nun who isn't, a hitman who is and a mobster who will do anything to rescue his daughter.
S03 E13Jan 24, 1991
The Missing Witness Mystery Jan 24, 1991 Sister Steve has disguised herself as a trashy lady-of-the-evening in order to track down a witness who can clear the name of a young businessman charged with murder. But was he really framed or is he actually guilty? Father Dowling is not certain.
S03 E14Jan 31, 1991
The Prodigal Son Mystery Jan 31, 1991 A blast from the past rocks Father Dowling's world when a man he's never met shows up claiming to be his son. The man disappears before Father Dowling can question him. And then his would-be son is charged with murder.
S03 E15Feb 7, 1991
The Moving Target Mystery Feb 7, 1991 A hired killer has a change of heart when he discovers that Father Dowling is his intended victim. He warns the priest that someone else is certain to accept the contract. Now it's up to Father Dowling to figure out who, and why, someone is out to get him.
S03 E16Feb 14, 1991
The Priest Killer Mystery Feb 14, 1991 When a rooftop sniper almost kills Father Dowling, Sister Steve goes undercover as a cab driver, hoping the flush out the would-be priest-killer.
S03 E17Feb 21, 1991
The Mummy's Curse Mystery Feb 21, 1991 While visiting the Chicago Museum to take in a Pharaoh's burial chamber, Father Dowling and Sister Steve encounter an ancient Egyptian curse. Father Prestwick almost becomes a victim himself when he attempts to uncover the tomb's deadly secrets.
S03 E18Mar 7, 1991
The Monkey Business Mystery Mar 7, 1991 Father Dowling and Sister Steve go out on a limb when they kidnap a chimp accused of murdering an animal activist. The killer-chimp will be put to sleep unless they can prove it has been framed.
S03 E19Mar 28, 1991
The Hard Boiled Mystery Mar 28, 1991 An author who used Dowling and Steve as characters in his murder mystery dies before its completion.
S03 E20Apr 4, 1991
The Malibu Mystery Apr 4, 1991 Father Dowling is on the trail of a runaway teen who is taking a walk on the wild side of L.A.'s night life.
S03 E21Apr 25, 1991
The Consulting Detective Mystery Apr 25, 1991 It is difficult to tell who is consulting with whom when Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of Father Dowling. The pair prove to be an unbeatable team as they put their powers of deduction to the supreme test as eyewitnesses to multiple murders. There's only one hitch: No one other than Dowling can actually see Mr. Holmes!
S03 E22May 2, 1991
The Joyful Noise Mystery May 2, 1991 The local District Attorney's office is home to bullets and ballots as deadly rivals battle for power. One man is already dead and an innocent boy has been charged with murder. Father Dowling tries to expose the real killer before a political rally becomes a blood bath.