Season 1

Season 1 (1982)

Episodes List

Ep.1 X-22 (1)

Air Date: 1982-09-26

Synopsis coming soon.

Ep.2 X-22 (2)

Air Date: 1982-09-26

Synopsis coming soon.

Ep.3 Stop The Presses

Air Date: 1982-10-03

other characters: Ron Randolph, Lelani, Camalani A disreputable tabloid's publisher is nearly killed after telling his four worst enemies he plans to run a front-page story on them.

Ep.4 Deadly Fashion

Air Date: 1982-10-17

Houston's old flame (Cristina Ferrare), a model, hires him when she is accused of killing her employer, a famous fashion designer.

Ep.5 Killing Isn't Everything

Air Date: 1982-10-24

A pro quarterback (John Beck), Matt's college teammate, is blackmailed by a man who says he has proof the player killed his coach.

Ep.6 Who Would Kill Ramona?

Air Date: 1982-10-31

other characters: Todd Gallager, Rick Matt enters the film world to investigate after a drink from a faded star's (Janet Leigh) glass instantly kills her new leading man.

Ep.7 Recipe For Murder

Air Date: 1982-11-07

other characters: Roger Marsden (murdered) A restaurant critic's (James Coco) dinner is disrupted when a gelatin mold brought to his table contains his partner's severed head.

Ep.8 Shark Bait

Air Date: 1982-11-21

other characters: Alice, Wyndell Murdock, Glenda Collins, Sam Gleason Matt steps in when the mother of a Malibu lifeguard fears her daughter will be the next victim of a series of fatal shark attacks.

Ep.9 The Kidnapping

Air Date: 1982-11-28

other characters: Tony An old friend (Hugh O'Brian) calls in Matt when kidnappers snatch a seriously ill Arab prince during a jet flight to Los Angeles.

Ep.10 Joey's Here

Air Date: 1982-12-05

other characters: Riley (Security Guard), Ms. Stevenson (Secretary) A robot designed by an electronics genius (David Cassidy) murders the brother (Troy Donahue) of it's creator.

Ep.11 The Good Doctor

Air Date: 1982-12-12

other characters: Landlord After a research scientist is murdered during a party at Matt's place, a mutual friend of the victim asks Matt to investigate.

Ep.12 The Rock and The Hard Place

Air Date: 1983-01-02

An upcoming fight appears rigged when murder uncovers the champion's (Dorian Harewood) physical problems and his wife's alcoholism.

Ep.13 The Purrfect Crime

Air Date: 1983-01-09

other characters: John The four ex-wives of a wealthy cat-food manufacturer mauled to death by a pet tiger hire Matt to solve the crime so they can collect the money from the will.

Ep.14 The Yacht Club Murders

Air Date: 1983-01-16

other characters: Dorian After a reunion with a secret childhood love, she asks Matt for help, fearing someone may die at a yacht-club party.

Ep.15 Whose Party Is It Anyway?

Air Date: 1983-01-23

Fake telegrams summon five famous people to Matt's penthouse for a Sunday meeting with murder on the agenda.

Ep.16 Get Houston

Air Date: 1983-02-20

other characters: Cletus Simms From his padded cell, an institutionalized madman (Chuck Connors) hires escaped convicts to kill Houston.

Ep.17 The Visitors

Air Date: 1983-02-27

Matt must verify or disprove an alleged UFO encounter during which a scientist suffered a fatal heart attack.

Ep.18 Here's Another Fine Mess

Air Date: 1983-03-06

After costumed killers try to kill C.J. by forcing her off the road, she learns all her college sorority sisters are also in danger.

Ep.19 The Beverly Hills Social Club

Air Date: 1983-03-13

other characters: Carter A noted gossip columnist, Vonda Mirand, is murdered after threatening to expose the patrons of an exclusive bordello called the Afrodisia Fellowship.

Ep.20 The Showgirl Murders

Air Date: 1983-03-20

other characters: Decoy #1 (woman), Doris (hotel photographer), Mattie (dancer) When a nightclub-singer friend (Robert Goulet) believes he has killed during alcohol-induced blackouts, Matt works to clear him.

Ep.21 Fear For Tomorrow

Air Date: 1983-04-03

other characters: Kitchen Worker (possibly Randy or Tyler) A codebook and a cryptic message provide Matt his only clues to preventing the predicted deaths of thousands.

Ep.22 A Deadly Parlay

Air Date: 1983-04-10

After Matt is found leaning over the dead body of a jockey (Lynn-Holly Johnson), he is charged with murder.

Ep.23 A Novel Way To Die

Air Date: 1983-04-17

When a novelist (Terry Moore) at a mystery-writers' convention is murdered, Matt finds himself involved in a real murder mystery.

Ep.24 The Hunted

Air Date: 1983-04-24

other characters: Senator Delaney, Sony C.J. is held hostage by a famous criminal (Martin Landau) in order to free his terrorist son held by authorities on Matt's eyewitness testimony.