Sunday, January 27th, 1980
s1e1: Tenspeed and Brownshoe (1)
E.L. is out of prison and quickly involved in a new scam - stealing a million dollars from the Mob. Unfortunately, he's unaware that the Mob got it from fencing Nazi diamonds. Meanwhile, accountant Lionel Whitney is in town to get married to his dominating fiance, and quickly finds his plans gone awry when Tenspeed hides the diamonds in his limousine. Both groups are now after both him and Tenspeed.
Sunday, January 27th, 1980
s1e2: Tenspeed and Brownshoe (2)
Lionel finds himself being pursued by Nazis and mobsters who are after the diamonds that Tenspeed hid on him. Lionel manages to talk Tenspeed into doing the right thing by appealing to his conscience (such as it is) and running a scam to get everyone arersted. With Tenspeed out on parole and needing a job, Lionel decides to finance a new detective agency with the reward money to fulfill his lifelong dream of being a hard-boiled detective.
Sunday, February 3rd, 1980
s1e3: Robin Tucker's Roseland Roof and Ballroom Murders
Lionel and E.L. form a detective agency and get their first case: an unidentified man who is willing to pay lots of money to find a woman.
Sunday, February 10th, 1980
s1e4: Savage Says: There's No Free Lunch
Lionel takes a fancy to a client who claims someone is trying to kill her and then leads Lionel and E.L. around in circles while putting killers on their trail.
Sunday, February 17th, 1980
s1e5: Savage Says: What Are Friends For?
Lionel and E.L. must deal with a motorcycle gang when a nervous stockbroker asks Lionel to check out two of his clients who threatened him when he asked them for needed tax information.
s1e6: The Sixteen Byte Data Chip and the Brown-eyed Fox
Pressure is put on Lionel and E.L. to create a phony investigation for their client: a woman looking for her missing brother who was working on a super computer.
Sunday, March 16th, 1980
s1e7: The Millionaire's Life
When E.L. uses a con to collect the rent money, he picks the wrong mark and gets himself and Lionel involved with the mob.
s1e8: Savage Says: The Most Dangerous Bird is the Jailbird
A mobster goes after Lionel and E.L. after they help his girl friend dump him so she can run off with a lounge singer.
s1e9: It's Easier to Pass an Elephant Through the Eye of a Needle Than a Bad Check in Bel Air
E.L.'s nephew's appearance is concurrent with that of thugs who are after a book which E.L. knows nothing about.
s1e10: Loose Larry's List of Losers
Lionel receives a hot birthday present from E.L., while E.L.'s probation officer is trying to find a way to get E.L. put back in prison.
Monday, April 7th, 1980
s1e11: This One's Gonna Kill Ya
Someone tries to kill Lionel and E.L. after Lionel decides to solve a forty-year-old murder case involving a celebrated beauty queen.
E.L. comes up with a get rich quick scheme when he learns that the Agency's cleaning lady is a descendent of the Russian royal family.
s1e13: The Treasure of Sierra Madre Street
Lionel and E.L. set out to discover if a ""random"" killing by a mental patient was in fact the work of a hired killer.
s1e14: Diamonds Aren't Forever
E.L. helps Lionel impress his visiting parents by arranging for him to gain access to a luxurious office, belonging to diamond thieves, which Lionel can claim as his own.