TV Episodes Full List of Crime Story Episodes

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Below is a complete Crime Story episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Crime Story episodes are listed along with the Crime Story episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Crime Story episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This list contains items like “The Kingdom of Money” and “Roadrunner.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Crime Story episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

For Love or Money Dec 05 1986 - Divorced Torello finds comfort with Inger. The Crime Unit nabs Luca's jewelry-heist team. Torello's best friend supplies the Mob with capital.

Fatal Crossroads (aka Fortune in Men's Eyes) Jan 09 1987 - Torello is subpoenaed to testify for Luca. An enraged Abrams jumps to Torello's defense. Luca orders Torello and Abrams killed.

Hide and Go Thief Dec 12 1986 - Indelli and Krychek must deal with a tense hostage situation. Torello travels to Indiana to make his move on Frank Holman.

Abrams for the Defense Oct 14 1986 - Attorney Abrams falls for a reporter helping him defend a tenant accused of assaulting a slum landlord.

Ground Zero Mar 13 1987 - After his murder mistrial, Luca clashes with a crime kingpin over plans to split up control of the sinking Luca gambling empire. Pauli changes his mind and rescues Luca from Torello as they hide ...more

Strange Bedfellows Dec 26 1986 - Holman ideintifies Torello as a dirty cop to Breitel. After an attempt on his life, Luca takes refuge in Florida.

The Survivor Feb 13 1987 - Torello falls in love with a Justice Attorney's former wife, only to find out that the attorney has been molesting his adopted daughter. Molestation charges jeopardizes the Unit's investigation ...more

Pilot (2) Sep 18 1986 - 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, ...more

Final Transmission Sep 19 1986 - With Torello's MCU hunting a psychopath, Luca plots jewel heists and the takeover of a sports-gambling operation.

Old Friends, Dead Ends Nov 04 1986 - Torello confronts his new friend, now laundering money for the Mob. Federal investigators indict Luca and Bartoli.

Justice Hits the Skids Nov 11 1986 - Devastated by Kehoe's death, Torello stonewalls Breitel's federal investigation. Abrams joins the MCU on the street.

Torello on Trial Jan 16 1987 - Breitel brutally cross-examines Torello. Acquitted Luca moves to Las Vegas. Torello gets a new assignment.

Crime Pays Dec 05 1986 - Mike Torello's obsessive pursuit of Ray Luca is recalled through flashbacks. Guest stars Michael Madsen, Lorraine Bracco.

Top of the World (aka The King in a Cage) Mar 06 1987 - Luca's jubilation over his growing business turns to fear that his associates are setting him up. Luca's insatiable lust for violence proves his undoing when he rapes Pauli's girlfriend. Pauli ...more

Shadow Dancer Sep 26 1986 - Torello gains a major advantage when one of Luca's burglars is connected to a robbery-homicide of a coin collector's wife. Torello finds out Julie is pregnant.

The Battle of Las Vegas Feb 06 1987 - To take over Las Vegas casinos, Luca murders the head of a resort-workers union to put his own man in the position.

The Saint Louis Book of Blues Sep 30 1986 - Mobsters support Luca's nationwide gambling scheme. A publicity-seeking sheriff hampers Torello's arrest of one of Luca's men.

Pilot (1) Sep 18 1986 - 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, ...more

The War Oct 07 1986 - A book intercepted by Torello jeopardizes Luca's nationwide gambling operation. The Torellos meet with tragedy.

The Kingdom of Money Jan 30 1987 - Torello and Krychek join the Federal Task Force planning to raid Luca's new gambling business in Las Vegas.

The Pinnacle Feb 27 1987 - Luca's greedy ploy to take over another casino puts his entire gambling empire in jeopardy.

Pursuit of a Wanted Felon Oct 28 1986 - Conflict ruins the Torello's weekend trip. Luca situates in Las Vegas. Bigots target Abrams's relationship with Susan.

Last Rites Feb 09 1988 - After Manny is stricken by a heart attack, Luca demands that he be the first heart-transplant recipient. Max convinces Steve to put a hit on Luca.

Escape (2) May 03 1988 - Torello and his men save Danny from certain death while Luca is told by a top military commander that he is nothing in Mexico.

Shockwaves Nov 03 1987 - Luca returns to Vegas with immunity to work for the US Government, causing revenge-minded Abrams to resign in frustration and Torello unable to get near Luca.

MIG-21 Dec 15 1987 - A defecting Soviet pilot becomes custody of the Strike Force, which learns of plans to use him in a spy swap.

The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob Sep 22 1987 - An overzealous senator outrages crime bosses by subpoenaing them to appear before an organized crime commission. An actress with a shady past falls for Torello.

Love Hurts Dec 08 1987 - Luca falls for an actress in a movie he is financing and discovers she is more than even he can handle.

Protected Witness Feb 02 1988 - In return for the man's testimony, Torello offers government protection to a Chicago mobster with a contract on his life.

Robbery, Armed Nov 10 1987 - A Chicago thug, preparing for the heist of a Las Vegas casino, shoots Krychek on the eve of Torello's birthday.

Desert Justice (aka The Brothel Wars) Mar 22 1988 - The Justice Department must deal with crooked cops and feuding brothel owners when Pauli's prostitute-girlfriend is murdered.

Byline Mar 29 1988 - Torello's writer-friend plans to take down Luca by exposing him in an article.

Pursuit (1) Apr 26 1988 - Torello and his men chase Luca to Mexico where they will get no help from the US Government.

The Hearings Apr 05 1988 - Luca is finally brought to court on racketerring charges but the trial is postponed when a military emergency happens in Vietnam.

Femme Fatale Jan 19 1988 - A Chinese agent dupes Torello into looking for her father while she smuggles plutonium out of the country.

Little Girl Lost Nov 24 1987 - An investigator searching for a man's girlfriend, who happens to be Weisbord's granddaughter, is murdered before he gives information to Torello. Luca offers a drug-addicted Abrams a position on ...more

Atomic Fallout Oct 27 1987 - Torello follows a crazed killer into Mexico, unaware his quarry will lead him to an arms-for-drugs operation run by an alive-and-well Luca.

Pauli Taglia's Dream Mar 08 1988 - In a dream Paulie recounts his and Luca's survival of the atomic bomb. After nearly perishing in the blast, Luca and Paulie are taken into federal custody. Delirious from his gun shot wounds and ...more

Going Home (3) May 10 1988 - Torello and his men catch up to Luca in Mexico and force him to escape but they all get trapped inside a pilotless airborne plane.

Moulin Rouge Jan 05 1988 - The Justice Department tries to deal with troubles at a new nightclub - including bombings, extortion, and racial threats - owned by a beautiful black woman.

Seize the Time Jan 12 1988 - Torello cannot identify the source of a money-laundering operation. Clemmons reveals his suspicions about Iris's new casino partner.

Always a Blonde Oct 20 1987 - Joey sees a former girlfriend in Las Vegas working as a prostitute.

Blast from the Past Sep 29 1987 - Torello confronts his feelings for Julie when she asks him to rescue her kidnapped husband, who is a doctor forced to tend to one of his injured kidnappers.

Roadrunner Mar 15 1988 - While escorting a prisoner and his girlfriend, Torello is trapped in the desert and stalked by corrupt lawmen who want the prisoner.