Gabriel Bird, unjustly imprisoned for 20 years, wins his freedom through the efforts of a beautiful female lawyer. Now she wants to hire him as an investigator for her law firm, but an embittered Bird refuses.
Bird is ensnared in a trap set by O'Neil that uses Bird's long-lost daughter as bait. (Part 1 of 2)
Bird finds out about his ""daughter"" and, with her help, sets a trap for the men who tried to frame him. (Part 2 of 2)
A beautiful con artist becomes part of Bird's scheme to help Heller nab a man who cheated elderly people out of a million dollars.
Despite Bird's suspicions, Heller becomes involved with her new client, a charming gambler who's suspected of murder.
Victoria Heller defends a teenager accused of killing another boy for his trendy tennis shoes; Bird tries to locate his parents' graves.
Bird takes on a neighborhood gang leader involved in criminal activities when he seeks to clear Jamil of a murder charge.
Bird must prove the identity of a former singer, now a derelict who's accused of murder and refuses to speak up in his own defense.
Bird, Josephine, and others are held hostage in Josephine's restaurant by a panicked would-be robber whose dream is to escape to a ranch in North Dakota.
On a stakeout, Bird and Jamil see a mobster murdered; Heller has a night of misadventure when she heads for a costume party dressed as a hooker.
When Victoria defends her father, Judge Norton Heller, against bribery charges, she asks Gabriel and Louis to help prove his innocenceâ€”not realizing their investigation will reveal some painful secrets about her family's past.
An appearance on Oprah Winfrey's television show leads Gabriel to a bittersweet reunion with Ellie, his ex-wife whom he has not seen in twenty years.
Gabriel is a constant source of support for Josephine as she attempts to adopt a cocaine-addicted infant abandoned at her restaurant.
Gabriel asks Josephine out for a dinner date, but then starts to have second thoughts about his invitation.
Victoria Heller faces a tough trial lawyer in court, when she agrees to defend a famous football player accused of homosexuality by a sleazy tabloid magazine.
A nervous client of Victoria Heller's misinterprets Gabriel Bird's actions and shoots him in the chest.
Gabriel Bird and Louis Klein entertain customers at Josephine's Cafe with a tall tale in film noir style about a case they solved in Los Angeles.
Max Goldstein, a Jewish friend of Gabriel Bird's, steals a painting from an art gallery which was originally stolen from him by the Nazis.
Bird feigns mental illness in order to be checked into a psychiatric hospital and expose the dreadful conditions that exist there.
Convinced of her client's guilt, Victoria Heller decides whether or not to conceal a piece of evidence that would allow him to go free.
Gabriel Bird meets with his daughter, Celine, after a twenty-year separation.
Bird returns to prison to question a serial killer who may be able to identify a murder-rapist stalking a college campus.