Jake and the Fatman Season 1
S01 E01Sep 26, 1987
Happy Days Are Here Again Sep 26, 1987 Senator candidate Kyle Williams' lover is killed after she threatens to reveal their affair. His speechwriter admits to him that he was the murderer, but threatens to frame him unless he cooperates.
S01 E02Sep 29, 1987
Fatal Attraction (1) Sep 29, 1987 Carson Warfield is having an affair with his stepmother, and together they kill his father and frame a thief who used to work for them. When things don't add up McCabe gets suspicious, and starts nosing around.
S01 E03Sep 29, 1987
Fatal Attraction (2) Sep 29, 1987 Carson Warfield is having an affair with his stepmother, and together they kill his father and frame a thief who used to work for them. When things don't add up McCabe gets suspicious, and starts nosing around.
S01 E04Oct 6, 1987
Laura Oct 6, 1987 Jake's former partner is killed by his fiancÃ©e in an alley. She blames the murder on a Latin kid she saw stealing a VCR just before she pulled the trigger.
S01 E05Oct 13, 1987
The Man That Got Away Oct 13, 1987 A wealthy lawyer kills his ex-wife's new man and frames her for the murder. She is arrested, and he takes the job of being her lawyer.
S01 E06Oct 20, 1987
Love for Sale Oct 20, 1987 A call girl discovers that her pimp uses her to smuggle drugs. She contacts McCabe, but is killed just as they meet.
S01 E07Oct 27, 1987
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Oct 27, 1987 For some time David Thompson has gone out and killed bums, so that the police believe a serial killer is loose. Then when he lures his brother to an alley and kills him the same way, he won't be a suspect.
S01 E08Nov 3, 1987
Body and Soul Nov 3, 1987 ""Mad"" Marvin Michaels, the owner of an electronics store, is killed, and ex-con Bradford Long is the main suspect. McCabe assigns the case to the cop Karen Stetson, whose father was killed by Long.
S01 E09Nov 10, 1987
The Man I Love Nov 10, 1987 Glen Latimer pushes his newly married rich wife Nancy of their boat, but she survives and is brought to a hospital. She is unsure if it was just an accident, so Jake goes befriends Glen posing as Nancy's brother.
S01 E10Nov 17, 1987
Love Me Or Leave Me Nov 17, 1987 Ed Galvin escapes while he is being transported to prison, after threatening the life of McCabe and Andy Harmon (the cop who arrested him) during his trial.
S01 E11Dec 1, 1987
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Dec 1, 1987 A burglar kills a woman and blinds her nurse before fleeing. The police catch him, but have to let him go because the nurse can't identify him. When she is scheduled for an operation that could restore her eyesight, they fear he'll try to kill her.
S01 E12Dec 8, 1987
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Dec 8, 1987 One of the deputy DAs finally gets her first murder case when a man she was investigating for skipping alimony payments turns up dead.
S01 E13Jan 5, 1988
After You've Gone Jan 5, 1988 Jake spots the hit man Sagittarius at the airport and follows him, but he spots Jake and is fatally wounded in the following gunfight. Jake takes his place to try to find out who the target was.
S01 E14Jan 12, 1988
It Had to Be You Jan 12, 1988 Leslie Randall, a former PR manager for McCabe is raped. The rapist, a psychiatrist, frames one of his patients with an anonymous tip to the police.
S01 E15Jan 19, 1988
But Not for Me Jan 19, 1988 A known mob man is killed in the home of star reporter Candace Morgan. She says he was shot through the window while she was interviewing him, but McCabe gets suspicious when there is one too many bullets.
S01 E16Jan 26, 1988
What Is This Thing Called Love? Jan 26, 1988 A man takes a courtroom hostage - with Derek and McCabe in it.
S01 E17Feb 2, 1988
Lady, Be Good Feb 2, 1988 A friend of McCabe is murdered just as he is about to fake his own death so his wife can collect a 4.5 million-dollar life insurance.
S01 E18Feb 16, 1988
I'll Be Seeing You Feb 16, 1988 A small time crook comes to McCabe offering to testify against the crime boss O'Rourke, after laying low for ten years. McCabe is suspicious, but is more than willing to go along with anything that can get O'Rourke behind bars.
S01 E19Feb 23, 1988
Babyface Feb 23, 1988 The daughter of the wealthy Amos Banning arranges her own kidnapping, and murders her accomplice once she has the ransom.
S01 E20Mar 16, 1988
Blues in the Night Mar 16, 1988 Jennifer Wilding gets a surprise when her identical twin sister turns up wanting to resume their previous partnership - one steals jewelry and the other provides an alibi.
S01 E21Mar 23, 1988
How Long Has This Thing Been Going On? Mar 23, 1988 A friend of Jake, Matthew Hammond, is having an affair with a rich lady. They decide to marry, but when she asks her husband for a divorce, he kills her and frames Hammond.
S01 E22Mar 30, 1988
I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plans Mar 30, 1988 A former cop who is now a crime writer commits a clever murder so that he can write a book about it that is likely to become a best seller.
S01 E23Apr 6, 1988
Rhapsody in Blue Apr 6, 1988 Ned Covington and his wife plan to kill his boss, Phil Duncan, when he is passed over for promotion, but they kill another employee by mistake. Realizing this they try to frame Duncan for the murder.