Air date : October 17, 1998
Samantha and the VCTF trap Jack of All
Trades behind bars, but soon discover that he continues to hold certain
powers. Bailey pushes Sam to examine her own past for clues to Jack's identity;
Jack kidnaps a baby to lure Sam to him.
Air date : October 24, 1998
A serial rapist-killer (Keith Brunsman)
abducts young women engaged to successful men. Most are found dumped in
the woods with a single .38 slug in the base of their skulls---and with
inner-ear damage. Also, Sam ignores Bailey's advice to stay away from Jack's
Susan Moss: Stephanie Niznik. Caitlin: Nicolette
Little. Lt. Baden: Jody Wood. Kristen: Charlotte Ayanna. Bob Rivers: Arthur
Taxier. Grace: Roma Maffia. George: Peter Frechette.
Do The Right Thing
Air date : October 31, 1998
The VCTF probes a series of murders in
which the victims---all middle-aged and with sloppy personal habits---had
been castrated. Meanwhile, Sam finds herself attracted to Jack's prosecutor(John
Air date : November 7, 1998
The Violent Crimes Task Force sets up shop
in rural Alabama after 11 strangled women are found in shallow graves,
but Samantha struggles to assemble what appears to be a contradictory profile
of killer with two disparate traits. On a more personal front, a tongue-tied
Samantha appears to fumble her chance to arrange a date with the dashing
deputy district attorney (guest star John Mese) who will prosecute the
jailed slayer Jack of All Trades.
Sum of Her Parts
Air date : November 14, 1998
In Newark, N.J., a killer (W. Earl Brown)
cuts the hands off one victim and decapitates another. Both are women but
have nothing else in common. "They just provided parts," theorizes Sam.
Also, Sam and Chloe move out of the heavily secured fire house.
Dorothy: Grace Zabriskie. Martin: Victor
Brandt. Lisa: Winifred Freedman. Mavis: Jennie Ventriss. Real Estate Broker:
Marcy Goodman. Manager: Robert DeTillio.
The Monster Within
Air date : November 21, 1998
The VCTF is summoned to Allentown, Pa.,
where the FBI's man on the scene (Stephen Caffrey), an old friend of Sam's,
is spinning his wheels on a serial-murder case in which the killer (David
Packer) burns his victims'faces after killing them.
Lucas: Mark Rolston. Richard Felser: Vince
Melocchi. Stephanie Westmore: Melanie Rockwell. John: Julian McMahon. Grace:
Roma Maffia. George: Peter Frechette.
Air date : December 5, 1998
Someone's digging up Jewish graves in George's
Minnesota home town, which is also home to an active skinhead group. But
Sam doesn't think that the grave robber hates Jews.
Clifford: John Billingsley. Rose: Nan Martin.
Helen: Cynthia Watros. Radulski: Jennifer Griffin. Jonathan: Cliff Weisman.
Brad: Elijha Mahar. Bob: Jack Moore. Mark: Greg Perrie. Deanna: Erin Noble.
Stephanie: Katherine Kendall. George: Peter Frechette.
Home for the Homicide
Air date : December 12, 1998
Christmas cheer is put on hold when Samantha
and the task force tangle with a spate of holiday murders that recur every
season, usually involving middle-aged men who are dispatched with an ax
-- each with a patch of cloth mysteriously removed from their garments.
Meanwhile, there's romantic tension between Samantha and her new love interest
(guest star John Mese), and Bailey bitterly contemplates spending the holidays
alone, a condition not helped when his ex-wife (guest star Patricia Healy)
informs him that she is engaged to be married. Despite circumstances, the
VCTF team finds time to share a little Christmas cheer together.
All in the Family
Air date: January 2, 1999
An ambitious prosecutor (John Prosky) wants
to tie four murders in an Annapolis, Md., bar to a drug kingpin, but Sam
thinks the key to the crimes is the 6-year-old son (Ryan Sparks) of two
of the victims. Meanwhile, Sam's father (Lawrence Pressman) shows up unexpectedly.
Ceremony of Innocence
Air date : January 9, 1999
On the eve of an execution, Sam has doubts
about her profile of the killer when more murders occur in the same manner.
Where or When
Air date : January 16, 1999
In Los Angeles, three men have been murdered---by
hand---and their bodies dumped near the sites of 1940s and '50s Hollywood
landmarks. And at VCTF headquarters, George finds something quite disturbing
on Donald Lucas's computer.
James: Tony Abatemarco. Detective: Darnell
Williams. Paul Sterling: John Mese. Lucas: Mark Rolston. Lucas's Lawyer:
Rod Arrants. Caroline: Wendy Sage. Brad: Lee Look. Deidre Stahl: Linda
Michaels. Boyfriend: David Fabrizio. Girlfriend: Susan Vee.
Air date : February 6, 1999
A serial killer (Doug Savant) targets victims
in the South who are all roughly the same age and have the same rare blood
disorder; Bailey tells Sam the secret about her father (Lawrence Pressman)
that Lucas had discovered.
C.J. Allman: David Carradine. Amber Wiley:
Alley Mills. Carling Watson: James Harper. Susan Watson: Marilyn McIntyre.
Harper: David Wiater. Gina White: Laura Leigh Hughes.
Heads, You Lose
Air date : February 13, 1999
Residents of trendy South Beach in Miami
spin into a panic when a killer targeting models displays their heads in
public places. Meanwhile, Grace uses the trip to mend fences with her estranged
Air date : February 20, 1999
Samantha and the VCTF team trace Internet
messages sent by a jailed serial killer to a murderous disciple.
Spree of Love
Air date : February 27, 1999
A young mother abandons her family to run
away with her teen-age lover, leaving a bloody trail of murder throughout
Guest Cast: Cristi Conaway and Michael
Air date : March 20, 1999
Samantha and the VCTF team investigate
a series of deadly fires involving an arsonist who leaves cryptic burn
Three Carat Crisis
Air date : April 3, 1999
Sam and Bailey are taken hostage during
a jewelry store robbery by a trio of unstable young crooks being pushed
Air date : April 10, 1999
Sam and the team masquerade as IRS agents,
to investigate the murders of
several wealthy citizens, all of whom are
missing a finger. Guest star: James
Air date : May 8, 1999
Pretender's Jarod teams up with Profiler's
Samantha to locate a missing child prodigy.
Las Brisas (Season
Air date : May 15, 1999
Sam tries to help solve a series of killings
in Mexico while the trial of Donald Lucas (guest star Mark Rolston) takes
an unexpected turn.
What's Love Got To Do With
Air date: June 4, 1999
Sam and the VCTF track down a serial killer
who has already killed six gay men. Also, an FBI agent has problems of
her own due to an ex-boyfriend.