Frank's extradition trip to Los Angeles is interrupted by a hit attempt on a potential witness against the Danzigs, suggesting an NYPD security leak. Tom Mason, Kenneth McMillan. Det. Sgt. Sharon Howland: Karen Austin. Wilfong: Ed Lauter. Becker: Macon McCalman.
When his grandson (Scott Sherk) is kidnapped as a pawn in the casino struggle, Vincent (Eli Wallach) is pressured by the other families not to pay the ransom, and warned by Patrick that the police won't tolerate war between crime families. Kenneth McMillan, Sheree J. Wilson. Marianne: Barbara Stuart. Dom: Marc Alaimo.
Liz suffers an on-the-job lapse after Jerry's bombshell confession; George's misgivings about Augie's casino deal prove to be well-founded. Daphne Ashbrook, Michael Woods, Ron Karabatsos. Vincent: Eli Wallach. Jake Parker: Vince Edwards.
Rushing to an assignment, Liz accepts Jerry's marriage proposal, but doesn't have time to hear the rest of what he has to tell her; Augie decides to buy a Caribbean casino. Michael Madsen, Sheree J. Wilson. Jurow: David Patrick Kelly. Parker: Vince Edwards.
Patrick (Kenneth McMillan) attacks a hit man's confession, which, if discredited, could reopen an investigation that could nail the Danzigs; Frank goes after a vengeful ex-con who tried to ambush him. Tom Mason, Eli Wallach, Michael Madsen. Pete Taylor: George Gerdes. Elmer Baggert: Patrick Kilpatrick.
Patrick (Kenneth McMillan) faces a policy challenge on terrorism: Liz (Daphne Ashbrook) is taken hostage by a group threatening to kill if their leader isn't freed from prison. Georgann Johnson, Ron Karabatsos. Allison: Patty Owen. Branner: Tom Everett.
Jerry (Michael Woods) is worried that he may have to testify in the investigation into Brian Merrick's death; Frank defies Patrick's orders as he tries to nail some coke dealers. Tom Mason, Kenneth McMillan. Ruiz: Judd Omen. Allie: William Rodriguez. Angel: Ron Taylor.
Frank (Tom Mason) butts heads with the Feds over his murder suspect, an informant who's been granted immunity; Liz's family encourages her to marry, but Jerry (Michael Woods) quits his job at the bank. Daphne Ashbrook, Eli Wallach. Maltz: Don Calfa.
Patrick (Kenneth McMillan) refuses to believe that a cop is behind the murders of mob figures. Eli Wallach, Tom Mason, Michael Woods. Liz: Daphne Ashbrook. Santini: Ray Liotta. Nick: John Randolph. Merrick: Jerry Orbach. Dyce: Mark Thomas.
Rita's lover is murdered and Frank works feverishly to obtain an arrest warrant for prime suspect Augie (Michael Madsen) before he skips town. Tom Mason, Sheree J. Wilson. Liz: Daphne Ashbrook. Karen: Rachel Ticotin. Doorman: Michael Higgins. Mark: Scott Sherk.
The hit Augie ordered on Patrick (Kenneth McMillan) is vetoed by Vincent (Eli Wallach); Jerry secures a loan extension for a contractor, unaware of construction difficulties. Michael Madsen, Michael Woods. Carl Martin: Dennis Lipscomb. Frank: Tom Mason.
The fallout from the shooting is worse than Frank imagined; Jerry balks at Vincent's ultimatum to return to the family business. Tom Mason, Michael Woods, Eli Wallach. Det. Castillo: Norman Parker. Karen: Rachel Ticotin. Meeker: J.A. Preston.