Crime Story - Season 1 Episodes

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Episode 1

Pilot (1)

In the series pilot, Lt. Mike Torello (Dennis Farina), the head of Chicago's Major Crime Unit in the early '60s, has a personal interest in a case involving the son of a close friend who gets mixed up with mobster Ray Luca (Anthony Denison.

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Episode 2

Pilot (2)

Here we meet the three major players of the series: Lt. Mike Torrello, head of Chicago's Major Crime Unit(MCU); Ray Luca, a young hood about to make his mark on the underworld; and David Abrams, an idealistic public defender trying to bury his Mob-connected roots. As the story unfolds Torrello is working with Abrams to bring down members of Chicago's underworld while Luca is taken under the wing of Manny Weisbord; one of Chicago's most powerful crime figures. As events proceed Torrello and Luca each become aware of the other's existence. Torello realizes that there is a new player that he must bring down.

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Episode 3

Final Transmission (1)

A psychopathic killer becomes the Major Crime Unit's top priority; Torello learns of Luca's plans for a nationwide sports-betting operation; Julie wants to start a family.

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Episode 4

Shadow Dancer (2)

Torello introduces himself as a “friendly” cop to one of Luca's burglary crew after the crew's new man kills a woman; and the Torellos get some good news.

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Episode 5

St. Louis Book of Blues (3)

To ensure his takeover of a sports-betting operation, Luca sends Holman to St. Louis, where a politically motivated sheriff is overly friendly to Holman's MCU tail.

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Episode 6

The War (4)

Luca's superiors blame him for the debacle in St. Louis, prompting him to seek advice from Abrams; Torello leaves a gift for Luca after the MCU halts his truck hijackings; Julie enters the hospital. Guest stars Miles Davis, Michael Madsen.

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Episode 7

Abrams for the Defense (5)

A reporter helps Abrams in his defense of a tenant who assaulted a slumlord; Torello promises a despondent Julie a vacation. Guest stars Ving Rhames, Pam Grier.

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Episode 8

Pursuit of a Wanted Felon (6)

The Torellos take what may be their last vacation; the FBI corners Holman in Toledo; Weisbord's expansion plans include Torello's war buddy (Mark Hutter). Guest stars Pam Grier.

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Episode 9

Old Friends, Dead Ends (7)

A lawyer thinks Torello is involved with Kehoe and Luca, who moves to have an indictment against himself and Bartoli quashed. Guest stars Christian Slater, Eric Bogosian.

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Episode 10

Justice Hits the Skids

Torello mourns his loss, then searches for Holman; Susan is attacked while doing a story on heroin; Luca declares himself the sole Chicago fence. Guest stars Pam Grier.

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Episode 11

For Love or Money

A small town honors the MCU after the bust of a jewelry-heist team connected to Luca; Krychek takes a special interest in one of the busted henchmen. Guest stars Gary Sinise.

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Episode 12

Crime Pays

Mike Torello's obsessive pursuit of Ray Luca is recalled through flashbacks. Guest stars Michael Madsen, Lorraine Bracco.

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Episode 13

Hide and Go Thief

Torello has to split his men up when a woman is held hostage by a crazed gunman just as Holman is spotted in an Indiana diner (Ted Levine). Guest stars Fred Savage, Michael Madsen, David Caruso.

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Episode 14

Strange Bedfellows

The Feds buy Holman's claim that Torello is a dirty cop; Joey interrupts Luca's visitors; Luca learns Holman may still be a legal asset despite causing his impending indictment.

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Episode 15

Fatal Crossroads

Torello (Dennis Farina) is subpoenaed upon his return from the West; Luca can't coax Abrams to his side; Weisbord's future plans are challenged by others wanting profits now.

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Episode 16

Torello on Trial

Abrams (Stephen Lang) helps Torello (Dennis Farina) with his testimony about Holman's charges; Weisbord calls a council to deal with dissenters; Luca says his goodbyes.

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Episode 17

The Kingdom of Money

Torello (Dennis Farina) asks a debtor being strong-armed to help him link slot-machine skimming and loan sharking in the casinos to Luca (Anthony Denison).

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Episode 18

The Battle of Las Vegas

Luca tries to install his candidate for union president during a strike; a former employee crosses Luca's path; Torello thinks there's a traitor in his ranks. Guest stars Stanley Tucci.

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Episode 19

The Survivor

Torello's relationship with the ex-wife of one of his men uncovers disturbing information about the man, who allows a slip in the force's security. Guest stars Julia Roberts.

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Episode 20

The Pinnacle

Luca sends Taglia and Holman to sabotage a neighboring casino; Torello's inside man witnesses actions that could bring Luca down.

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Episode 21

Top of the World

The now aggressive strike force manufactures dissension within Luca's ranks and takes advantage of his excesses. Guest stars Deborah Harry.

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Episode 22

Ground Zero

Torello (Dennis Farina) anticipates a move by Luca to get to Taglia (John Santucci) or the jury. Later, Torello heats things up between Luca and a hood who, with Weisbord's support, tries to move in on his turf.