A couple of female detectives team up on the streets of Chicago. One's a savvy veteran, the other an ambitious rookie. The two of them didn't click, and neither did the series: it was cancelled after three episodes.
Paretsky and King's first gang-related multiple-homicide case is a real killer. Paretsky: Pamela Gidley. King: Robin Givens. Hector: Michael DeLorenzo. Dr. Travers: Scott Jaeck. Bettina: Micole Mercurio. Snepp: Peter Murnick.
Paretsky and King look into an inmate's story that she didn't commit the homicide she was convicted of. Etta: Suzzanne Douglas. Ramsey: Vondie Curtis-Hall. O'Donnell: Troy Evans. Ciamacco: Joe Guzaldo.
King and Paretsky investigate the death of a used-car salesman, while King hits some potholes in her personal life. Thurman Nickens: Ernie Hudson. Gianni America: Rick Aiello. Dwayne King: John Beasley. Paretsky: Pamela Gidley. Branigan: Ron Dean. Ciamacco: Joe Guzaldo.