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Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies. The VCTF ...
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Creators: Cynthia Saunders
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Aired: September 21st, 1996 @ 6:00 PM CST
Three years after the serial killer "Jack of All Trades" murdered her husband, forensic psychologist Sam Waters returns to the FBI to help solve a rash of murders in Atlanta, Georgia.
Aired: September 28th, 1996 @ 6:00 PM CST
Sam and the newly-formed Violent Crimes Task Force (VCTF) investigate a series of arsons, but her return to duty attracts unwelcome attention from Jack, who pays a visit to her home.
Aired: October 19th, 1996 @ 6:00 PM CST
Sam investigates a series of murders which bear striking similarities to the methods of a killer whom Bailey put in prison 10 years earlier. Sam suspects that the real culprit is still free, and...
Aired: October 26th, 1996 @ 6:00 PM CST
Sam and the VCTF must find a twisted assassin before he kills a celebrated political candidate, But Sam is distracted by new evidence that could help her find Jack's lair.
Aired: November 2nd, 1996 @ 6:00 PM CST
A disturbed loner is waging war against power plants and refineries, but the VCTF team suspects that the attacks are the work of eco-terrorists.
Aired: November 9th, 1996 @ 6:00 PM CST
A rift opens between Sam and Bailey after Jack kills an FBI agent who had information about the murder of Sam's husband - information she knew nothing about.
Aired: November 16th, 1996 @ 6:00 PM CST
The VCTF investigates a series of kidnappings that has Atlanta in a panic. The case proves difficult, and when a connection is finally made, Sam realizes that time is running out.
Aired: December 14th, 1996 @ 6:00 PM CST
Sam probes a series of murders that appear linked to a death row inmate while Jack prepares to select his next victim--from among the VCTF team.
Aired: January 4th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
As Sam and the VCTF work a series of ritual murders on Indian reservations, Bailey's FBI ID turns up pinned to the body of Jack's latest victim.
Aired: January 11th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
Bailey becomes attracted to the wife of a missing doctor while investigating two puzzling disappearance cases that may be linked.
Aired: January 18th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
A murder at a home for the criminally insane has all the landmarks of one of the institution's residents, but he insists upon his innocence--and Sam backs up his contention.
Aired: February 1st, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
A murderer has a taste for FBI agents and a fondness for modern art--posing his victims to replicate famous paintings.
Aired: February 8th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
Aware that Jack is now monitoring the entire VCTF team, Sam and John concoct a scheme to flush out the killer, which eventually leads them to his hidden lair.
Aired: February 15th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
As Sam and her colleagues close in on Jack, they are forced to interrupt their pursuit to investigate a bizarre murder where a man is buried under thousands of silver coins--a preamble to a series...
Aired: February 15th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
As the VCTF learns that the tightly knit killers are on a unified mission to punish the corrupt and over-extravagant, they face a more primary case in their pursuit of Jack--which leads to a Costa...
Aired: March 8th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
In New York, a vigilante is exacting "justice" on people recently acquitted of crimes--and filming his murders for broadcast on the evening news.
Aired: March 22nd, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
A deranged nuclear scientist takes a roomful of high-powered Washington insiders hostage, and Sam is called in to try to help bring the crisis to a peaceful resolution.
Aired: April 5th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
A series of fatal hit-and-run accidents on remote highways puts Sam on the trail of a murderous truck driver, who she believes is repeatedly recreating a traumatic event from his childhood.
Aired: April 12th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
Suspicions abound when the VCTF team is abruptly ordered to participate in a Field Training Exercise, and it quickly becomes clear that the FBI brass is trying to uncover a mole--but Bailey is the...
Aired: April 26th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
The VCTF is summoned to catch a serial killer who carves smiles into his victims' faces and shrouds them in lace. Sam unravels the motivation behind the crimes, but the investigation is thrown for...
Aired: May 10th, 1997 @ 6:00 PM CST
The poisoning death of a wealthy computer magnate puts the VCTF on the trail of a diabolical murderer who uses exotic, venomous animals as weapons.