Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
17 Oct. 1997Blood Ties: Part 1
A prominent businessman's housekeeper is found murdered at a banquet in his honor.
24 Oct. 1997Blood Ties: Part 2
Felix Wilson makes a shocking confession about his relationship with his deceased housekeeper.
31 Oct. 1997Blood Ties: Part 3
Pembleton and Giardello reluctantly get search warrants to collect blood samples from Felix Wilson and his son.
7 Nov. 1997Birthday
Lewis and Falsone, joined by Stivers, get the case of a woman almost beaten to death and left in an alley. Georgia Rae Mahoney tells Kellerman she has video of Luther's shooting. Frank anxiously awaits the birth of his child, but Mary is unruffled.
14 Nov. 1997Baby, It's You
New York detectives Briscoe and Curtis accompany Falsone and Munch to Baltimore as they look for the suspect in a teen model's death.
21 Nov. 1997Saigon Rose
An armed robbery at a family Vietnamese restaurant leaves five dead, sparing only two teenagers in the kitchen who implicate an off-duty Baltimore cop. Falsone confronts Kellerman and accuses him of executing Luther Mahoney.
5 Dec. 1997The Subway
A man is pinned by a train in a subway station, producing a mortal wound that is temporarily suppressed by his situation, the Homicide detectives must determine if the incident was an accident or deliberate.
12 Dec. 1997All Is Bright
Gharty and Ballard suspect that a woman murdered her ex-boyfriend for infecting her with AIDS.
2 Jan. 1998Closet Cases
Bayliss and Pembleton are forced to deal with their own prejudices as they search for a hustler suspected of killing rich gay men.
9 Jan. 1998Sins of the Father
Lewis and Falsone attempt to solve the whipping and hanging of a wealthy advertising executive.
16 Jan. 1998Shaggy Dog, City Goat
A couple give the police information about a murder-suicide, while Ballard and Gharty go after a pair of suspects outside their jurisdiction.
30 Jan. 1998Something Sacred: Part 1
The stabbing death of a priest in his own rectory becomes a red ball, with Ballard and Gharty in charge. Allegations of sexual abuse complicate the case, and the unit searches for two Guatemalan refugees who were living at the rectory.
30 Jan. 1998Something Sacred: Part 2
Another priest is murdered after the two Guatemalan political refugees suspected of killing the first one are set free.
6 Mar. 1998Lies and Other Truths
An angry driver cuts off a state-owned truck, is rammed from behind and rearends a parked semi. Result? Two deaths and a paralyzed passenger, a lawsuit against the state, and pressure on the ME to alter blood alcohol results.
13 Mar. 1998Pit Bull Sessions
Pembleton and Falsone investigate the mauling of an elderly man, in his own house, by three dogs belonging to his grandson. At the Waterfront, Bayliss, Munch, Gharty, and Ballard share stories of "goofy cases, senseless killings, senseless suspects."
20 Mar. 1998Mercy
Pembleton and Bayliss investigate the death of a cancer patient when a relative insists the hospice doctor killed him in a "mercy killing." Stivers and Falsone investigate the murder of a 12-year-old girl outside a pizza shop on her way to school.
27 Mar. 1998Abduction
When a 4-year-old boy disappears from a carousel, Falsone and Stivers catch the case and are joined by the entire homicide unit, plus Jeff Andrews, the host of "This Week's Wanted" TV show.
3 Apr. 1998Full Court Press
Munch and Gharty investigate a high-school basketball player's murder.
10 Apr. 1998Strangled, Not Stirred
Ballard and Gharty probe the case of single women who are strangled after they're picked up at fancy bars and subdued with a stun gun.
17 Apr. 1998Secrets
Two business executives who belonged to the same country club kill themselves when they're given incriminating photos of themselves.
24 Apr. 1998Finnegan's Wake
Bayliss is still having nightmares about the Adena Watson case, so Gee is reluctant to assign the case of another girl, murdered in 1932, to him. Therefore, Falsone is assigned the "oldest unsolved slaying still officially on the books."
1 May 1998Fallen Heroes: Part 1
Bayliss and Pembleton are handed "the mother of all red-balls," the stabbing of a judge on the sidewalk in broad daylight. It doesn't take them long to connect Georgia Rae Mahoney's feckless nephew to the murder. But unlike their previous contacts with him, he doesn't go easily this time.