J.J. Starbuck (1987–1988)
26 Sep. 1987Pilot
A man kills his wealthy wife and the police investigate. And they think they have enough to arrest him and they do. But it's after he'd been charged that someone claims that he killed his wife accidentally. J.J. Starbuck, a millionaire businessman from Texas learns about it and decides to go look into it. When he gets there, he learns the man chooses not to bear any responsibility for his wife's son. J.J. befriends they boy. He goes to the police and tells them he thinks the man engineered the whole thing right down to the man who claims to be the one who killed his ...
20 Oct. 1987Murder in E Minor
A concert pianist sets out to kill a man who is among the judges at a competition he is taking part in. It seems that whenever the judge is present at competition he's taking part in the pianist never wins. The pianist pretends to be sick and confined to a hospital but sneaks out and kills the man. J.J. who is a friend of the judge arriving for his memorial suspects him and sets out to prove it.
27 Oct. 1987The Blimpy Who Yelled Blue
The author of a popular children's book series kills the man who illustrates the book who is the actual writer and who was planning to retire, so that be the sole recipient of the books' royalties. J.J. upon hearing of his plans to retire finds it strange and goes to see him and finds his attitude very peculiar especially when he turns a woman from a foundation away.
3 Nov. 1987First You've Got to Go to the Picnic
10 Nov. 1987Incident at Sam September
When some of J.J.'s people have been taken hostage. Some people from the government offer their assistance. The kidnapper demands that he turn one of his freighters to him. J.J. learns that the government was using his freighter to transport arms and that there are agents on board who will stop anyone from diverting it. He then decides to make a Trojan Horse by using a similar freighter only problem, the owner is a man whom J.J. has not a good relationship with.
26 Dec. 1987The 6 % Solution
A Realtor who uses underhanded tactics to keep his 6% commission flowing, kills one of his clients and a former employee when they were going to blow the whistle on him and makes it appear like a murder suicide. It appears that his employee had a affair with his client's wife. J.J. a friend of the client shows and up and after talking to the wife and meeting with the Realtor he has a funny feeling about him. But it seems the man has a solid alibi.
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