Picket Fences Season 1

Season 1

Picket Fences Season 1

First Air Date: September 18, 1992

First Aired on    :   1992
Episodes    :   22 episodes



Episodes

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1x22 The Lullaby League (May 06, 1993)


Max delivers a baby and begins adoption procedures when the natural mother disappears. Jill transplants a pig's liver into a blues vocalist after the woman collapses on stage. Guest star: Della Reese.


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1x21 Sugar and Spice (April 29, 1993)


Kimberly and her best female friend exchange a few kisses during a sleepover, leading to rumors that Kimberly is a lesbian. She turns to her birth mother, who had a lesbian affair in college, for advice.


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1x20 Rights of Passage (April 15, 1993)


A group of heavily armed Chippewa Indians declares war on Rome, seizes, and barricades the courthouse. Ginny stages a protest when Jill begins administering growth hormones to a short boy. Matthew takes on the school bully.


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1x19 Sightings (April 08, 1993)


Carter believes a sheriff who mysteriously disappeared 38 years earlier may have been killed by radiation emitted by an Unidentified Flying Object.


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1x18 Fetal Attraction (April 01, 1993)


Jill enlists her former fiancé to perform a fetal transplant on a patient with Parkinson's disease over the objections of the town hospital. Jimmy feels threatened when he catches Jill and her former fiancé exchanging a kiss


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1x17 Be My Valentine (February 12, 1993)


Deputy Max goes undercover when a response to her personal ad leads her to believe that she is being targeted by a serial killer known as "Cupid."


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1x16 The Body Politic (February 05, 1993)


A fugitive doctor seeks a court order to allow him to keep his brain-dead wife on life support to allow her to bring her pregnancy to term. The mayor fires the town dentist for refusing to disclose that he is HIV-positive. Guest Stars: Liz and Jean Sagal


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1x15 Nuclear Meltdowns (January 22, 1993)


When her friend becomes pregnant, Kimberly fears that she is the victim of incest. However, the man purporting to be her father is actually her husband and they are involved in a polygamous relationship. Max investigates a religious sect that engages in animal sacrifice. Guest Stars: Liz and Jean Sagal


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1x14 Bad Moons Rising (January 15, 1993)


When Alice Freeman is charged with murder in the death of her husband, Wambaugh defends her by claiming insanity as the result of menopause. Brock's son, Matthew, begins to experience puberty.


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1x13 Frog Man (January 08, 1993)


Kenny is seriously wounded by the Frog Man, a burglar who leaves live frogs at the site of his crimes.


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1x12 High Tidings (December 18, 1992)


When the Brock family inadvertently finds Kimberly having sex with her 19-year-old boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Jimmy wants to prosecute him for statutory rape. A man claiming to be Santa Claus takes Max and dispatcher Ginny hostage and Jimmy tries to talk him down.


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1x11 Pageantry (December 11, 1992)


A rabbi seeks to block the town from staging a religiously-themed Christmas pageant on public property. The town is shocked to learn that beloved teacher Louise Talbot, scheduled to play the Virgin Mary in the pageant, is a post-operative transsexual.


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1x10 The Snake Lady (December 04, 1992)


Max, Brock, and Kenny investigate the mysterious death of a woman who may or may not have committed suicide.


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1x09 Thanksgiving (November 13, 1992)


Jill's father arrives in Rome with his new 26-year-old girlfriend. Wambaugh finds his wife in bed with another man.


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1x08 Sacred Hearts (November 06, 1992)


An elderly patient is murdered at a nursing home. A "singing serial mercy-killing" nun is arrested, sparking controversy over the ethics and legality of euthanasia.


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1x07 The Contenders (October 30, 1992)


Town doctor Jill Brock, fed up with the mayor's failure to address women's issues, declares herself a write-in candidate in the upcoming mayoral election. Deputy Kenny Lakos arrests a former boxing world champion and convinces him to engage in a charity match before extradition to New Jersey.


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1x06 Remembering Rosemary (October 26, 1992)


When a catatonic housemaid utters the word "murder" after a decade of not speaking, the Sheriff's department learns that the "suicide" of a beloved town figure a decade prior was actually a homicide.


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1x05 Frank the Potato Man (October 23, 1992)


A rash of break-ins leads to an investigation of a "serial bather". Suspicion initially centers on "Frank the Potato Man", a vagrant who, it is learned, was tried for aggravated rape 15 years earlier.


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1x04 The Autumn of Rome (October 16, 1992)


The candidates in the upcoming mayoral election are using such outrageous smear campaigns that Sheriff Brock considers running for Mayor himself.


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1x03 Mr. Dreeb Comes to Town (October 02, 1992)


Max falls for a dwarf who rides into town on an elephant, which the dwarf says was being abused at a circus. Jill tells Kimberly's favorite teacher, Mr. Pankow, that he has a brain tumor.


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1x02 The Green Bay Chopper (September 25, 1992)


After a child brings a severed human hand to school for show and tell, the Sheriff's department teams with the FBI to pursue a serial kidnapper, the "Green Bay Chopper", who severs the right hands of his victims.


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1x01 Picket Fences (September 18, 1992)


A beloved local man is killed during a stage production of The Wizard of Oz. Suspicion initially falls on the town pharmacist when the sheriff learns the dead man was having an affair with the pharmacist's daughter. The dead man's wife confesses but her confession is suppressed in court. She is then murdered and the Sheriff's department discovers that she and the pharmacist conspired to kill her husband and then the pharmacist killed her.




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