Picket Fences Season 2
S02 E01Oct 22, 1993
Turpitude Oct 22, 1993 Mayor Pugen is caught between a Brock and a hard place when the Sheriff arrests him for murdering a disarmed carjacker, leaving him to rely on Wambaugh for his defense. Frightened at the level of violence creeping up on the Rome people, Jill buys a gun to protect her family.
S02 E02Oct 28, 1993
Duty Free Rome Oct 28, 1993 Wambaugh appeals Mayor Pugen's conviction and uncovers a technicality that could secure a new trial. Max's therapist admits his attraction to her and the feeling is mutual, raising ethical issues. Father Barrett confronts his church's stand on birth control.
S02 E03Oct 29, 1993
Unlawful Entries Oct 29, 1993 Things don't add up when a math teacher says he was a date-rape victim. Jimmy locks horns with a new mayor and Max decides to prosecute her therapist.
S02 E04Nov 5, 1993
Under the Influence Nov 5, 1993 Still reeling from her relationship with Dr. Shreve, Max allows a drunken driver to continue on home. She then feels indirectly responsible when a traffic accident occurs involving the driver, critically injuring another motorist.
S02 E05Nov 12, 1993
The Dancing Bandit Nov 12, 1993 Marlee Matlin guests as Laurie Bey, the Dancing Bandit who has become a bit of a folk hero for her heists where she and her very talented gang rob from rich bureaucrats and give back to families who have gotten screwed by the system.
S02 E06Nov 26, 1993
Dairy Queen Nov 26, 1993 Jimmy, Jill, Rachel and Father Barrett debate employing a scantily-clad pin-up model, a battered wife, to help promote the dairy industry in Rome. Kimberly considers getting breast implants.
S02 E07Dec 3, 1993
Cross Examination Dec 3, 1993 Some members of the community don't know what to believe when a woman pulled from a submerged vehicle is discovered to be pregnant - even though she is technically a virgin. Matthew decides to tell Zach about Santa Claus.
S02 E08Dec 10, 1993
Strangers Dec 10, 1993 A jury must decide if it's murder or a mistake after Leonard Taylor, a man with a brain disease that distorts vision, shoots and kills his own brother Brian, when the sibling enters his home in the middle of the night. As Jill and Jimmy clash over his motives, Ginny is romanced by Dr Vernon Leaky, a specialist on the brain condition who arrives in Rome for the trial. Meanwhile, Max is horrified to discover that Kenny and Mayor Rachel have been having an affair.
S02 E09Dec 17, 1993
Blue Christmas Dec 17, 1993 The drug war comes to Rome in place of Santa: controlled substances are found on the high school campus during a drug sweep, Kimberly's friend is arrested and a federal witness turns up in town. Carter is devastated when his mother dies of a heart attack, and it brings out the worst in him.
S02 E10Jan 7, 1994
Paging Doctor God Jan 7, 1994 Jill does her best to uphold the Hippocratic oath when she performs emergency surgery on a pregnant Christian Scientist, who has refused care and whose husband takes the fight to court. Zach wants to convert to Judaism.
S02 E11Jan 14, 1994
Guns 'R' Us Jan 14, 1994 Embarrassed by a prank, Matthew tries to get even with some boys, but the practical joking gets out of hand, which may result in paralysis for him. Meanwhile, budget cuts hit the sheriff's department and Max fills in as sheriff.
S02 E12Jan 21, 1994
Remote Control Jan 21, 1994 The debate over crime reaches a fever pitch Wambaugh blames violence in the media for his client's assault on Matthew. Rachel launches a war on crime and moves forward with new legislation to curb violence.
S02 E13Jan 28, 1994
Abominable Snowman Jan 28, 1994 With his mind failing due to Alzheimer's, Howard Buss proposes that doctors harvest his heart for the transplant his son needs. Meanwhile, Wambaugh pleads with the city to house Frank the Potato Man.
S02 E14Feb 4, 1994
Supreme Courting Feb 4, 1994 Valentine's Day brings love and controversy to assorted age groups: Max helps Carter woo a widow he is smitten with, Zack finds his first love but gets in trouble for kissing her, and Kimberly's boyfriend is too prudent as they struggle with sexual-consent guidelines.
S02 E15Feb 11, 1994
Divine Recall Feb 11, 1994 Mayor Rachel scolds Father Barrett for giving a pep talk colored with religious ideals to a public school's hockey team. Meanwhile, a risque video from Rachel's past jeopardizes her career as Kenny admits their affair to Jimmy.
S02 E16Mar 4, 1994
Terms of Estrangement Mar 4, 1994 Sheriff Brock tries to remain professional when Kimberly is kidnapped---and his onetime partner, who he once testified against, is the prime suspect.
S02 E17Mar 11, 1994
Squatter's Rights Mar 11, 1994 When an obese woman confesses to murdering her husband by sitting on him, Max has some doubts about the motive. A synagogue ostracizes Wambaugh.
S02 E18Apr 1, 1994
System Down Apr 1, 1994 Jimmy becomes the unlikely foreman of a jury deciding the case of a suspect accused of murdering two policemen.
S02 E19Apr 8, 1994
Buried Alive Apr 8, 1994 A visit by Jill's father leads to a lively evening of therapy in the Brock household. Jimmy invites Max to dinner after she arrests Jill's father for disorderly conduct.
S02 E20Apr 29, 1994
My Left Shoe Apr 29, 1994 Father Barrett may lose his parish after Jimmy and Kenny find women's shoes in his closet. Things get worse when the Mayor criticizes the Father on public-access cable, prompting a lawsuit. Matthew fears his sexual curiosities are a sin.
S02 E21May 6, 1994
Frosted Flakes May 6, 1994 The parents of a dying boy try to get the court's permission to use an unorthodox procedure to save the child's life.
S02 E22May 13, 1994
Howard's End May 13, 1994 Howard's struggle with Alzheimer's affects his family and the town. Jill's decision during surgery may revoke her hospital privileges.