Jessie (1984 TV series)
Jessie is an American 1984 ABC television police drama series starring Lindsay Wagner as a psychiatrist. It originated as a 1984 television movie. The series was based in part on the book "Psychologist with a Gun".
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||11 (4 unaired)|
|Running time||60 minutes|
Lindsay Wagner-David Gerber Productions|
|Original release||September 18– November 13, 1984|
A woman psychiatrist, Dr. Jessie Hayden, is hired by a California police department to help the department employees and the victims.
|No.||Title||Original air date|
|1||"The Pilot"||September 18, 1984|
|Jessie's assignment: help identify the suspect in a series of grisly murders. Guest stars: Harding: David Marshall Grant. Mary: Lupe Ontiveros.|
|2||"Lady Killer"||September 25, 1984|
|Jessie tries to convince a battered wife (Julie Carmen) that she should press charges against her husband. Meanwhile, Alex is frustrated by a box-office bandit. Guest star: The Streak: James Read.|
|3||"Flesh Wounds"||October 9, 1984|
|Jessie and Ascoli clash over an officer who's burned out from working undercover; and Internal Affairs wants the woman fired after the publication of nude photos that were taken years ago. Guest stars: Kit: Jamie Rose. Nick Morgan: Wings Hauser.|
|4||"The Long Fuse"||October 16, 1984|
|A series of bombings bears the mark of a radical group active in the '60s that comprises Jessie's college acquaintances. Guest stars: Prestwick: Peter Marshall. Gloria: Kitty Winn.|
|5||"McLaughlin's Flame"||October 23, 1984|
|Jessie encourages an officer severely burned in a fire to return to duty, but must discourage his wife from treating him like an invalid. Guest star: McLaughlin: Asher Brauner.|
|6||"King of the Streets"||October 30, 1984|
|Ascoli and Jessie try to get a tough 30-year veteran (Harry Guardino) off the streets and into a less stressful job. Guest stars: Snowden: Ted Gehring. Sheila: Lenore Kasdorf.|
|7||"In the Line of Duty"||November 13, 1984|
|Jessie tries to protect a teen-age prostitute who witnessed the murder of a toy-company executive. Guest stars: April: Jonna Lee. Hodge: Joel Bailey. Paige: Liam Sullivan.|
|8||"Psychic Connection"||June 15, 1985citation needed](syndication)[|
|The police department resorts to the use of psychics to help catch a serial killer. The main suspect is the nephew of one of the detectives working on the case.|
|9||"Valerie's Turn"||June 15, 1985citation needed](syndication)[|
|Believing that female recruits at the police academy face unfair disadvantages, Jessie counsels a group of women to help them overcome those disadvantages. In a side plot, Jessie hopes to rekindle an old romance when an old flame comes to visit.|
|10||"Trick of Fate"||June 15, 1985citation needed](syndication)[|
|Trick of Fate. Despite protection, a teenage prostitute (Jonna Lee) refuses to testify about a killing she witnessed. Guest stars: Joel Bailey, William Bassett, Brooke Bundy, Dennis Lipscomb, Liam Sullivan.|
|11||"Ties That Kill"||June 15, 1985citation needed] (syndication)[|
- John J. O'Connor (September 18, 1984). "TV Review; 'Hunter' and 'Jessie' 2 Shows About Police". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-04-01.
- Tim Brooks; Earle Marsh (2003). "Jessie (Police Drama)". The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946–Present (8th ed.). New York: Ballantine Books. p. 607. ISBN 978-0-345-45542-0.
- "jessie 1984 |Lindsay Wagner, Brief Character History EPISODE GUIDE JESSIE 1984". sharetv.com. 1984. Retrieved July 30, 2017.