The Law and Mr. Jones (1960–1962)
7 Oct. 1960What's in a Name?
A.L. Jones takes on a new legal secretary when his previous one up and leaves to have a baby, and she has a baptism of fire when she accompanies him in defending a builder trying to expose his shoddy successors.
14 Oct. 1960Music to Hurt By
Jones's plan to have a day out in the sun with his secretary are thwarted by a desperate Latino restaurant-owning couple living in fear of a protection racket.
28 Oct. 1960The Baby
A young illegal immigrant from England giving birth in prison custody does not want the baby, but the surgeon's sister does. But adoption is difficult when the mother's true identity can't be traced, and the father can't be found.
4 Nov. 1960Drivel
Yet again, Jones is feeling optimistic until something goes wrong - and this time it's his own father's ornery temperament which is the trigger of the trouble.
11 Nov. 1960Semper Fidelis
A 4th Division Marines subordinate of Jones from 15 years previous is having trouble controlling his temper, which is having repercussions everywhere. Perhaps ex-Lieutenant Jones can straighten him out.
18 Nov. 1960The Promise of Life
The kind but poor guardians of a young boy turn to Jones for help as his mother is in prison for killing his father and they need support from her second husband, the boy's stepfather.
25 Nov. 1960The Storyville Gang
A blind black musician attacks Jones when he mistakes him for a Kansas City Jammer (a thief of other people's music). But Jones is won over by his charming apology, and turns down a date with a beautiful woman to help him.
2 Dec. 1960No Sale
A fashion designer who had instructed Jones to sell his business on his behalf, frantically changes his mind, even though the buyer is already in place, and it's down to Linc to make do and mend.
16 Dec. 1960A Question of Guilt
A 16-year old wannabe big-shot drags a girl from her home and beats her. Nobody can get through to him, but in this case Abraham Lincoln Jones's name could be Nobody.
23 Dec. 1960Christmas Is a Legal Holiday
When the elderly Emaline invites three wan men from the mission into her home for Christmas, her mercenary family get Jones involved to try to send them packing.
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