The Commish


The Commish - Season 1 Episodes

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Episode 1

In the Best of Families

Tony is threatened with criminal negligence after the son of a prominent lawyer hangs himself in his cell. Also, Rachel's brother "helps" Tony and Rachel look for a larger house.

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Episode 2

Do You See What I See?

The commissioner sets out to trap a serial rapist in a Santa Claus mask who's been terrorizing the city.

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Episode 3

The Poisoned Tree

Rachel refuses to believe Tony when he tells her that her school teacher colleague, Jim Hollister, is a child molester. Meanwhile, it's Rachel's birthday and Tony has forgotten to get her what she wants most -- tickets to the Bolshoi Ballet.

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Episode 4

Nothing to Fear But...

After receiving a pair of baffling death threats, Tony initiates around-the-clock surveillance of his unsuspecting family. In other developments, Tony recalls for son, David, a Kendo match he engaged in while a guest of the Tokyo police force; and uses his unorthodox methods to trap a hunter who killed a deer out of season.

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Episode 5

A Matter of Life or Death (1)

After receiving a pair of baffling death threats, Tony initiates around-the-clock surveillance of his unsuspecting family.

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Episode 6

A Matter of Life or Death (2)

Tony investigates the murder of three of his cops.

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Episode 7

Behind the Storm Door

Tony is pursued by a woman he suspects is filing false complaints.

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Episode 8

The Hatchet

Tony butts heads with both a tough cop who is overzealous in his handling of criminals and a hard-nosed management consultant hired by the city in a cost-cutting effort.

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Episode 9

Two Confessions

Tony is doubly stymied when identical twins both initially confess to the same murder, then, in a surprise about-face, accuse each other of the crime. Also, Arnie finds romance with a kindred soul, a phone-sex operator named Gloria.

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Episode 10

The Commissioner's Ball

A serial killer has been mutilating the bodies of Eastbridge transients and homeless people -- and Tony begins to suspect the perpetrator's identity.

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Episode 11

No Greater Gift

During the holiday season, Tony investigates the murder of an elderly woman allegedly killed in her home during a Christmas burglary; matches wits with a mugger, and defends a homeless woman who’s been sleeping in the manger of a Holy Family creche.

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Episode 12

The Fourth Man

After Commissioner Scali's friend and colleague, Chief of Detectives Irv Wallerstein, is struck down during a bloody encounter with hijackers, Tony becomes obessed with finding the assailant!

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Episode 13

Charlie Don't Surf

Vietnamese gangs threaten Eastbridge and Tony steps in to help.

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Episode 14


A mugging triggers a woman's repressed memory of her brother's murder, which she witnessed as a child.

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Episode 15

The Wicked Flee

After seeing his mother killed by a stranger, a boy withdraws deep into himself, prompting a sympathetic Tony to step up his efforts to catch the murderer.

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Episode 16

True Believers

The unwelcome appearance in Eastbridge of white supremacists leads to a murder, with the suspicion soon arising that one of more Tony's associates may be implicated.

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Episode 17

Officer April

After he shoots a woman in a drunken domestic squabble, Officer Kelly becomes the victim of a terrorization campaign. Meanwhile, a beautiful businesswoman seeks men for a "hot cops" beefcake calendar-and some of Scali's men apply.

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Episode 18

Sex, Lies, and Kerosene

Tony and Paulie investigate a puzzling arson case in which the husband of a beautiful woman appears to have been murdered

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Episode 19

Judgement Day

Tony winds up in one of his own jail cells when he runs afoul of an imperious judge who's hiding a fearsome secret.

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Episode 20

Shoot the Breeze

Tony attempts to protect an informant from a mysterious hit man, while Stan Kelly enjoys a romantic encounter with a beautiful new Eastbridge arrival. Also, Tony's performing skills are put on display when he appears in an amateur talent show.

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Episode 21

Video Vigilante

Tony is embarrassed, then enraged, as a publicity-seeking "video vigilante" metes out even more bizarre and harsh punishment to offenders.

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Episode 22

The Puck Stops Here

Mike Cermak -- star high-school hockey player, recovering addict, and good friend of the Scali family - becomes a prime drug-ring suspect. Meanwhile, Tony and Rachel must make a momentous decision: whether or not to terminate her pregnancy.