A photographer is blown away, leaving a mystery for Max, who's under study by an actor (Brian Bloom) set to play him. Caldwell: Michael Goodwin. Cheryl: Eileen Barnett. Hoffman: Lindsey Ginter. Sam: Jeff Lester. Diane: Carolyn Seymour. Heath: Barney McFadden.
Mystery author Maxwell Beckett (Edward Woodward) finds his agent strangled---with Max's tie---then loses him, just as guests arrive for a party planned by the deceased. Nikki: Jessica Lundy. Cosgrove: John Bennett Perry. Valerie: Judith Marie Bergen.
Nikki (Jessica Lundy) finds the woman who left her with a baby, but the woman is cold, while Nikki's new neighbor packs heat at just the right time. Ozzie: Joseph Malone. Francesca: Elena Stiteler. Leon Geary: Joseph Campanella. Vincent: Patrick Massett.
Nikki (Jessica Lundy) becomes entranced by a Scotland Yard inspector who's investigating a murder and who knows the secret of Maxwell's past. Miles Cottrell: Ian Ogilvy. Paul Emerson: Alan Feinstein. Clarice Tapply: Jennifer Bassy. Jonathan Tapply: Brad Jeffries.
An on-air death threat to Max's deejay friend is followed by the jock's on-air murder the next day. Curt: Alan Rosenberg. Dave: Alan Oppenheimer. Jack Biston: Will Nye. Brian Burton: Lightfield Lewis. George Moore: H. Richard Greene. Darren Cole: David Hall.
A fashion designer acquitted of her husband's murder wants Maxwell to write her story, but Nikki thinks the jury blew the verdict. Linda Talmadge: Leigh Taylor-Young. Elliot Richards: Daniel Bardol. Chelsea Winters: Michelle Brin. Maxwell: Edward Woodward.
Nikki's resentment of her new boss could be used against her when she finds the man's body, just after he claims insight into the murder of a sportswriter. Nikki: Jessica Lundy. Joey Templeton: Forry Smith. Dane Chalmers: John Furey. Hershfeld: Jack Shearer.
An orphaned teen asks Beckett (Edward Woodward) to find his missing father, a boxer whose trainer is shot after lying to Maxwell that he never knew the pugilist. Chris Shaw: Scott Curtis. Jesse Moraza: Scott Colomby. Roger Price: Nicolas Surovy. Curly: Tony Burton.
Refusing to believe the butler did it, Nikki (Jessica Lundy) gets Maxwell to go undercover as the new butler to look into the murder of her wealthy friend's fiancé. Patty: Diana Barton. Mary: Shannon Wilcox. Lodge: William Glover. Brandon: Jay Underwood. Rose: Nan Martin.
Crime novelist Maxwell Beckett (Edward Woodward) is pestered by obit writer and fan Nikki Page (Jessica Lundy) to investigate a murder she claims to have seen---despite the absence of a body. Cosby: Gregory Itzin. Wendy: Jill Tracy. Chief Shirer: Ed Winter. Tony Rialdo: Dan Ferro. Lacey: Brenda Thomson.