14 Sep. 1972Five Days in the Death of Sgt. Brown
While in Los Angeles to testify for a trial against gangster Frank Harmon, Ed is shot and falls off the balcony of his hotel room. He is then taken to the Craig Institute where he undergoes emergency surgery. Although the bullet wounds were non-life threatening, Ed suffers a broken back in the fall and some damage to his spine. The scarring leaves him paralyzed and only an experimental surgical procedure is the only option to regaining his mobility. Also, even though all the evidence points to Harmon, Ironside has doubts that he was the person responsible for the ...
21 Sep. 1972The Savage Sentry
A thief has managed to steal from the most secure locations, even those guarded by vicious guard dogs. Ironside has to figure out how he has managed to subdue the dogs.
28 Sep. 1972Programmed for Panic
After the savage murder of a young woman, Ironside takes to the airwaves to openly discuss the shocking case, hoping it will drive the murderer out into the open.
12 Oct. 1972Down Two Roads
Mark finally graduates from law school. He takes an interest in a janitor from the school who finds himself in jail accused of grand theft. Meanwhile Ironside struggles with the reality that Mark may eventually leave for his new career.
26 Oct. 1972Camera... Action... Murder!
Ironside keeps receiving 8mm films in the mail. Someone is filming the murders of random women and then brazenly mailing them to Ironside.
2 Nov. 1972Riddle Me Death
A young woman convinces Ironside that her father's d death was not just an accident. Someone was following him and very interested in the package he was carrying.
9 Nov. 1972Nightmare Trip
While in Los Angeles for a prisoner exchange, Ed gets mugged by a couple of thugs and thrown down a hillside. With no I.D. the local cops throw him into jail.
16 Nov. 1972Buddy, Can You Spare a Life?
Ironside seeks to exonerate a man wrongfully convicted of murder by slowly breaking apart a web of lies and possible misconduct by the District Attorney.
23 Nov. 1972The Countdown
An anonymous man forces a government scientist to wear a belt rigged with explosives with a demand that three terrorists be released from prison in exchange for the key to remove the belt.
30 Nov. 1972The Deadly Gamesmen
Two rich, bored ne'er-do-wells try to outdo each other in a series of escalating crimes. The pattern of the crimes make no sense until Ironside connects them to another game of strategy.
7 Dec. 1972Who'll Cry for My Baby
After witnessing a distraught father's anguished plight, Ironside investigates the death of the man's daughter and finds himself becoming too emotionally involved in finding her killer.
14 Dec. 1972Cold Hard Cash
Ed goes undercover as a kidnapper when Ironside learns of a scheme to kidnap the daughter of a movie star.
21 Dec. 1972Shadow Soldiers
While in London for a conference, Ed witnesses the murder of the next Chief Inspector of Scotland Yard. Ed then becomes the assassin's next target.
4 Jan. 1973Ollinger's Last Case
Ed goes to a small coastal fishing town to investigate the death of an old friend, a retired police officer, and finds the hostile locals very reluctant to help him.
11 Jan. 1973A Special Person
While attending a party to set up a magazine interview, Ironside witnesses the near murder of it's playboy publisher.
25 Jan. 1973The Caller
After Fran temporarily moves into a friend's apartment to house sit, she starts getting threatening phone calls.
1 Feb. 1973Love Me in December
Small-town bias against a May-December romance is blocking Ironside's attempt to clear a murder suspect.
15 Feb. 1973The Ghost of the Dancing Doll
A friend of Ed's invites him to go fishing but when he arrives at the dock the friend is not only late, he appears to have completely vanished.
22 Feb. 1973All About Andrea
A controversial feminist author is nearly shot after one of her appearances. Fran is assigned to protect her while the others search for the shooter.
1 Mar. 1973Another Shell Game
An old adversary of Ironside, newly released from prison, plans to get back at Ironside by planning an elaborate art heist, with an unusual twist.
8 Mar. 1973All Honorable Men
On a Monday morning a bank manager discovers that they were robbed. As difficult as it is to figure out how the thief got into the vault, they also have to determine how the thief got out.
15 Mar. 1973The Best Laid Plans
While at a bank to discuss his portfolio Ironside find himself right in the middle of a bank heist as three men wait for an armored truck to arrive.