Midnight Caller Season 2
S02 E01Sep 19, 1989
Tarnished Shield Sep 19, 1989 Jack's mentor on the police force is reunited with him under horrific circumstances. His policeman son-in-law commits suicide after calling Jack's show. Jack finds himself involved in a convoluted plot of understanding why, which has him questioning the ethics of some fellow officers.
S02 E02Sep 26, 1989
Evil is Live Spelled Backward (1) Sep 26, 1989 Jack's show is plagued by a series of on-air murders and locations of dead bodies. Jack's intuition tells him it's a serial killer but he has a hard time convincing Lieutenant Zymak.
S02 E03Oct 3, 1989
Evil is Live Spelled Backward (2) Oct 3, 1989 When Devon becomes a kidnap victim of the call-in killer, Zymak and Jack work together to discover that the crimes are a twisted vendetta against Jack and KJCM.
S02 E04Oct 24, 1989
Mercy Me Oct 24, 1989 In an effort to help his friend whose son is being kept alive by life support, Jack showcases the issue of euthanasia on his show.
S02 E05Oct 31, 1989
Watching Me, Watching You Oct 31, 1989 Devon is stalked by a man who targets her during a traffic jam. She and Jack are forced into a situation that causes them to contemplate moving their relationship from platonic to something more.
S02 E06Nov 7, 1989
Take Back the Streets Nov 7, 1989 The drug trade hits too close to home for a San Francisco neighborhood. Their personal war on crime becomes the focus of Jack's show.
S02 E07Nov 14, 1989
Someone to Love Nov 14, 1989 Jack receives a call from a hospice. Tina Cassidy's battle with AIDS is near the end. As Jack goes to her, he reflects on their time together.
S02 E08Nov 28, 1989
End of Innocence Nov 28, 1989 A woman chooses imprisonment versus revealing the location of her daughter to her ex-husband. The young child is supposedly a victim of sexual abuse while her legal eagle parents sort through their own personality flaws. Jack becomes a link in the chain of lies and law-bending for the sake of the child.
S02 E09Dec 5, 1989
Blood Red Dec 5, 1989 Deacon's girlfriend, Susan, seeks Jack's assistance in dealing with her gambling debts. As Jack investigates outside of the official channels, he uncovers an art forgery ring that has Susan in the middle of it.
S02 E10Dec 19, 1989
Blame It on Midnight Dec 19, 1989 An abused wife calls Jack's show fearing for her life. Their paths cross and they become romantically involved. The reappearance of the abusive husband throws Jack into the middle of a murder investigation - as the prime suspect.
S02 E11Jan 16, 1990
Do You Believe in Miracles? Jan 16, 1990 A blessed statue of the baby Jesus is stolen from St. Michael's Cathedral. Jack uses his show to find out clues to its whereabouts and to prevent the mob family who donated the statue from exacting their own form of penance on the perpetrator.
S02 E12Jan 30, 1990
Based on a True Story Jan 30, 1990 The devastating San Francisco earthquake is re-enacted as Jack and Billy help citizens connect with loved ones via the radio waves, Devon has a close encounter, and Zymak and his family re-unite under tense circumstances.
S02 E13Feb 6, 1990
Planes Feb 6, 1990 An abandoned young boy seeks refuge within a modern day band of street thieves with similarities to the Charles Dickens classic, Oliver Twist.
S02 E14Feb 20, 1990
Kid Salinas Feb 20, 1990 The exploitation of illegal immigrants in the work force and the sporting world is the premise for this episode. Jack introduces Devon to the world of boxing. Unfortunately, this leads to the more unpleasant side of things...
S02 E15Feb 27, 1990
A Snitch in Time (1) Feb 27, 1990 Jack borrows Devon's car, unfortunately a young woman is killed by a hit and run driver matching Devon's car and Jack's description. The victim turns out to be the daughter of an influential retired lawyer, who wants retribution. Jack is hauled in for questioning, and becomes the pawn in a jewelry thief's deal for release.
S02 E16Mar 6, 1990
A Snitch in Time (2) Mar 6, 1990 Things are looking tense for Jack, when he and Deacon sit down to figure out the tangled web of lies and deceit to which he has fallen victim.
S02 E17Mar 27, 1990
The Reverend Soundbite Mar 27, 1990 Gang violence and police retaliation are the focal point for this episode. Zymak, accused of police brutality, is unable to come clean with his whereabouts as his marriage is disintegrating.
S02 E18Apr 3, 1990
Wrong Side of the Wall Apr 3, 1990 A long time prisoner of the correctional system is paroled, and he finds the real world too difficult to manage. Jack tries to dissuade him from breaking his parole just to get back into the system he knows so well.
S02 E19May 1, 1990
Three for the Money May 1, 1990 We don't see much of Jack in the episode, as his brother and his father hook up for the first time in years to help a damsel in distress retrieve a valuable artifact. (This was the premise for a spinoff show that didn't make it off the ground.)
S02 E20May 8, 1990
Protection May 8, 1990 One of Jack's informants from his police force days seeks his assistance when his witness protection status is jeopardized. Jack is drawn into a government conspiracy that reaches to high office and global proportion.
S02 E21May 22, 1990
The Hostage Game May 22, 1990 Jack's friend from childhood is too close to the hostage situations around the world; his brother is one of many on a hijacked plane. In retaliation, he kidnaps an official from the country claiming responsibility. He keeps regular contact with Jack via the radio show, alluding to his location.
Nighthawk's Got the Blues As the second season ends, Killian's behavior is definitely out of the ordinary... he can't seem to care about anything. A heart-to-heart intervention with Deacon and Zymak reveals that Jack is mourning Tina as her birthday approaches, but Devon needs him back to normal, for other reasons.