Sunday, January 27th, 1980
1: Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (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
2: Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (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 arrested. 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
3: The Robin Tucker's Roseland Roof and Ballroom Murder
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
4: 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, March 2nd, 1980
5: 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.
Sunday, March 9th, 1980
6: 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
7: 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.
Sunday, March 23rd, 1980
8: 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.
Sunday, March 30th, 1980
9: 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.
Friday, May 30th, 1980
10: 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.
Friday, June 6th, 1980
11: 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.
Friday, June 13th, 1980
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.
Friday, June 20th, 1980
13: 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.
Friday, June 27th, 1980
14: 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.