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List of New York Undercover episodes

This is a complete list of episodes of the American police drama New York Undercover, which originally aired on the Fox network from September 8, 1994, to February 11, 1999, through 4 seasons with 89 episodes produced. The episode number reflects the order in which they were aired, which sometimes differed from the order of filming.

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
126September 8, 1994 (1994-09-08)May 11, 1995 (1995-05-11)
226August 31, 1995 (1995-08-31)May 9, 1996 (1996-05-09)
324August 29, 1996 (1996-08-29)May 15, 1997 (1997-05-15)
413January 8, 1998 (1998-01-08)February 11, 1999 (1999-02-11)

EpisodesEdit

Throughout the first three seasons, episodes regularly featured musical guests performing at Natalie's, a nightclub whose original owner was portrayed by Gladys Knight in Season 1.

Season 1 (1994–95)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byMusical guest
and song
Original air dateProd.
code
11"School Ties"Arthur W. ForneyNatalie ChaidezTeddy Pendergrass
"Close the Door"
September 8, 1994 (1994-09-08)70103
A gun battle erupts when gang members burst into the emergency room to finish off a rival, taking doctors and patients hostage in the terrifying process.
22"Pilot"Bill DukeStory by : Dick Wolf & Kevin Arkadie
Teleplay by : Kevin Arkadie
Gladys Knight (as Natalie)
"Good Morning Heartache"
September 15, 1994 (1994-09-15)83582
Kids working for an auto-theft ring steal the car of a mobster's mother; J.C.'s ex-wife wants to send their son to a private school; guest Clarence Williams.
33"Sins of the Father"Arthur W. ForneyKevin ArkadieThe O'Jays
"For the Love of Money"
September 22, 1994 (1994-09-22)70101
A tip from J.C.'s son leads the detectives to a father/son drug ring at the boy's private school; guests the O'Jays.
44"To Protect and Serve"Frederick K. KellerCharles D. HollandNancy Wilson
"Love Won't Let Me Wait"
September 29, 1994 (1994-09-29)70106
The detectives look for clues in a collegian's murder; J.C.'s ex-wife is involved with a musician in Nancy Wilson's band.
55"Garbage"Gus TrikonisCharles D. HollandBobby Womack
"If You Think You're Lonely Now"
October 6, 1994 (1994-10-06)70104
J.C. and Eddie pose as garbage men to probe an employee's death and wind up disposing of hazardous waste.
66"After Shakespeare"Bill CorcoranNonny de la Peña & Angel Dean LopezGladys Knight (as Natalie)
"I Don't Want to Know"
October 13, 1994 (1994-10-13)70105
A real-estate developer is suspected of fueling gang tensions to lower property values; Eddie tries to repair his relationship with his dad.
77"Tasha"Jace AlexanderReggie Rock BythewoodBilly Paul
"Me and Mrs. Jones"
October 27, 1994 (1994-10-27)70108
An infant's doctor is suspiciously murdered while J.C. and Eddie are investigating a baby's emergency room death.
88"Missing"Anthony HickoxNatalie ChaidezStephanie Mills
"What Cha Gonna Do with My Lovin'"
November 3, 1994 (1994-11-03)70107
J.C. and Eddie search for suspects in an underworld of child molesters when the young son of a city council candidate is kidnapped in Central Park.
99"The Friendly Neighborhood Dealer"Reynaldo VillalobosReggie Rock BythewoodBoyz II Men
"On Bended Knee"
November 10, 1994 (1994-11-10)70102
J.C. and Eddie investigate a local youth center when children start overdosing on a powerful type of heroin; G enrolls in a basketball clinic.
1010"Mate"Oz ScottKevin ArkadieKeith Sweat
"When I Give My Love"
November 17, 1994 (1994-11-17)70109
The duo poses as a pair of pornographers to locate a missing girl before she falls victim to drugs and murder; guest Keith Sweat.
1111"Eyewitness Blues"Frederick K. KellerCharles D. HollandSalli Richardson (as Tami Barrett)
"Sensuality"
November 24, 1994 (1994-11-24)70110
J.C. goes under cover as a bodyguard to protect a famous pop singer who witnessed her manager's murder.
1212"Blondes Have More Fun"Helaine HeadStory by : Kevin Arkadie
Teleplay by : Kevin Arkadie & Robert Ward
Mavis Staples
"I'll Take You There"
December 8, 1994 (1994-12-08)70114
The detectives don dresses to investigate the murder of a popular transvestite; Sandy is offered a job in London.
1313"Los Macheteros"Michael LangeNatalie ChaidezIndia
"Ese Hombre"
December 15, 1994 (1994-12-15)70111
Eddie infiltrates a Puerto Rican terrorist group to probe an armored-car robbery and winds up sympathizing with their cause.
1414"Private Enemy No. 1"Frederick K. KellerNonny de la Peña & Angel Dean LopezMary J. Blige
"I'm Goin' Down"
January 5, 1995 (1995-01-05)70113
J.C. thinks an old gang rival murdered a '60s activist; Eddie's journalist sister joins the guys on their rounds.
1515"The Smoking Section"Mick GarrisReggie Rock BythewoodGerald Levert - "A Song for You"
Rev. Timothy Wright and
the New York Fellowship Mass Choir -
"We Need A Miracle" and "Trouble Don't Last Always"
January 19, 1995 (1995-01-19)70112
A minister (Howard Rollins) fights a cigarette company's attempts to recruit new smokers in his community.
1616"Mama Said Knock You Out"Mike VejarNatalie ChaidezZhané
"Free"
February 2, 1995 (1995-02-02)70116
Eddie and J.C. go under cover as a boxer and a manager to find the dealer of a new drug that killed a young boxer.
1717"You Get No Respect"James A. ContnerStory by : Reggie Rock Bythewood & Robert Ward
Teleplay by : Reggie Rock Bythewood
The Notorious B.I.G.
"Juicy"
February 9, 1995 (1995-02-09)70120
J.C. and Eddie enter a world of drugs, gangsters and deception in search of clues to a rap artist's murder.
1818"Innocent Bystander"Jace AlexanderTerry Curtis FoxSWV
"There'll Never Be"
February 16, 1995 (1995-02-16)70117
J.C.'s (Malik Yoba) son, G (George Gore II), becomes a target after he witnesses a mob killing. With Michael DeLorenzo, Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn and Fatima Faloye.
1919"CAT"Reynaldo VillalobosMichael R. Perry & Stephen GaghanBrian McKnight
"All I Do"
February 23, 1995 (1995-02-23)70119
Working under cover, Eddie uses his chemistry knowledge in an attempt to bust a drug lord's operation of manufacturing a dangerous new drug.
2020"All in the Family"Jace AlexanderCharles D. Holland & Robert WardJames Brown
"It's a Man's Man's Man's World"
March 16, 1995 (1995-03-16)70115
The partners pose as black-market weapons buyers to nab a family of gun thieves; Eddie's dad blows his chance to play saxophone for James Brown.
2121"Eliminate the Middleman"Michael ScottNatalie ChaidezTeena Marie
"Wishing on a Star"
March 30, 1995 (1995-03-30)70125
A difficult situation arises when Eddie and J.C. discover the middleman for a drug operation is a friend of Eddie's father.
2222"Olde Tyme Religion"William MaloneStory by : Kevin Arkadie & Robert Ward
Teleplay by : Kevin Arkadie
Chanté Moore
"Inside My Love"
April 6, 1995 (1995-04-06)70121
Eddie goes under cover to investigate a murder linked to a bizarre Caribbean religion and winds up seeing visions of his own death.
2323"The Shooter"Bill CorcoranCharles D. HollandChristopher Williams
"Love Ballad"
April 13, 1995 (1995-04-13)70122
The partners investigate a sharp-shooter's vendetta against his former accomplices in a financial scam; J.C. learns Sandy is pregnant.
2424"Manchild"Frederick K. KellerStory by : Natalie Chaidez & Reggie Rock Bythewood
Teleplay by : Larry Moskowitz
Intro
"What's Going On"
April 27, 1995 (1995-04-27)70128
G must decide if he is "man enough" to protect a friend, a 10-year-old boy involved in a gang-related shooting.
2525"Downtown Girl"Don KurtLarry MoskowitzJon Secada
"Where Do I Go From You"
May 4, 1995 (1995-05-04)70129
The investigation of a high-powered female attorney's death leads Eddie and J.C. to a prominent law firm's money-laundering scheme.
2626"Catman Comes Back"Frederick K. KellerNatalie ChaidezMontell Jordan
"What You Won't Do For Love"
May 11, 1995 (1995-05-11)70127
A murder case hits J.C. and Eddie close to home when a drug lord (Ice-T) takes vengeance to a personal level; guest Al Green.

Season 2 (1995–96)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byMusical guest
and song
Original air dateProd.
code
271"High on the Hog"Frederick K. KellerLarry MoskowitzAl Jarreau
"We're In This Love Together"
August 31, 1995 (1995-08-31)K0503
282"Tag, You're Dead"Jace AlexanderSteven Phillip SmithMary J. Blige
"(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
September 7, 1995 (1995-09-07)K0507
293"Man's Best Friend"Frederick K. KellerNatalie ChaidezGuy
"Tell Me What You Like"
September 14, 1995 (1995-09-14)K0504
304"Brotherhood"James CharlestonStory by : E. Monique Floyd, Ayanna N. Floyd & Reggie Rock Bythewood
Teleplay by : Reggie Rock Bythewood
Chaka Khan
"Sweet Thing"
September 21, 1995 (1995-09-21)K0506
315"Digital Underground"Frederick K. KellerShane SalernoBrandy and Tevin Campbell
"The Closer I Get to You"
September 28, 1995 (1995-09-28)K0508
326"Buster and Claudia"Don KurtMichael MahernB.B. King
"The Thrill Is Gone"
October 5, 1995 (1995-10-05)K0510
337"Student Affairs"Michael LangeLarry MoskowitzJon B.
"My Cherie Amour"
October 12, 1995 (1995-10-12)K0511
348"The Highest Bidder"Frederick K. KellerJudith McCrearyD'Angelo
"Brown Sugar"
October 19, 1995 (1995-10-19)K0513
359"Young, Beautiful and Dead"Michael LangeNatalie ChaidezSilk
"Wildflower"
November 2, 1995 (1995-11-02)K0512
3610"Color Lines"Frederick K. KellerShane SalernoMarnell Kenan
"Run to You"
November 9, 1995 (1995-11-09)K0514
3711"The Finals"Don KurtReggie Rock BythewoodAl Green
"Love and Happiness"
November 16, 1995 (1995-11-16)K0515
3812"Internal Affairs"Melanie MayronLarry MoskowitzGeorge Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars
"(Not Just) Knee Deep"
November 30, 1995 (1995-11-30)K0516
3913"Bad Girls"Peter R. McIntoshMichael MahernDionne Farris
"Food for Thought"
December 14, 1995 (1995-12-14)K0517
4014"A Time to Kill"Frederick K. KellerJudith McCrearyMonifah
"I Miss You (Come Back Home)"
January 4, 1996 (1996-01-04)K0519
4115"Bad Blood"Matthew PennReggie Rock Bythewood & Jamal JosephBrownstone
"Don't Ask My Neighbors"
January 18, 1996 (1996-01-18)K0501
4216"Fire Show"Jace AlexanderNatalie ChaidezTito Nieves
"Lo Prometido Es Deuda"
February 1, 1996 (1996-02-01)K0518
4317"Toy Soldiers"Melanie MayronLarry MoskowitzLuther Vandross
"A House Is Not a Home"
February 8, 1996 (1996-02-08)K0502
4418"Sympathy for the Devil"Martha MitchellShane SalernoXscape
"All This Love"
February 15, 1996 (1996-02-15)K0520
4519"Checkmate"Oscar L. CostoJudith McCrearyRoberta Flack
"Killing Me Softly with His Song"
February 22, 1996 (1996-02-22)K0521
4620"Unis"Arthur W. ForneyStory by : Dick Wolf & Steven Phillip Smith
Teleplay by : Steven Phillip Smith
The Barrio Boyzz
"A Love of Your Own"
March 7, 1996 (1996-03-07)K0522
4721"The Reckoning"Jesús TreviñoJudith McCrearyAaron Neville
"Use Me"
March 14, 1996 (1996-03-14)K0509
4822"The Enforcers"Matthew PennMichael MahernKoko Taylor
"Wang Dang Doodle"
April 4, 1996 (1996-04-04)K0523
4923"Andre's Choice"Bill CorcoranSuzanne O'MalleyEddie Levert and Gerald Levert
"You Got Your Hooks in Me"
April 11, 1996 (1996-04-11)K0524
5024"No Greater Love"Melanie MayronNatalie ChaidezAshford & Simpson
"It Seems to Hang On"
April 25, 1996 (1996-04-25)K0525
5125"Deep Cover: Part 1"Oscar L. CostoLarry MoskowitzThe Four Tops and The Temptations
Medley: "My Girl"/"I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)"
May 2, 1996 (1996-05-02)K0526
5226"If This World Were Mine: Part 2"Arthur W. ForneyReggie Rock Bythewood & Larry Moskowitz & Steven Phillip SmithMonica
"Let's Stay Together"
May 9, 1996 (1996-05-09)K0527

Season 3 (1996–97)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byMusical guest
and song
Original air dateProd.
code
531"A Time of Faith (Part 1)"Frederick K. KellerReggie Rock Bythewood112 - "After the Love Has Gone"
Kirk Franklin and the Family (as church choir) - "Melodies from Heaven"
August 29, 1996 (1996-08-29)K1501
542"A Time of Faith (Part 2)"Frederick K. KellerDenitria Harris-LawrenceBone Thugs-n-Harmony - "Tha Crossroads"
Kirk Franklin and the Family (as church choir) - "Melodies from Heaven"
September 5, 1996 (1996-09-05)K1502
553"Tough Love"Helaine HeadStory by : Reggie Rock Bythewood & Larry Moskowitz
Teleplay by : Larry Moskowitz
The Isley Brothers
"Between the Sheets"
September 12, 1996 (1996-09-12)K1503
564"Blue Boy"Frederick K. KellerNatalie ChaidezSoraya
"Quédate"
September 19, 1996 (1996-09-19)K1504
575"Rule of Engagement"Martha MitchellJudith McCrearyBLACKstreet
"Yearning for Your Love"
September 26, 1996 (1996-09-26)K1505
586"Kill the Noise"Don KurtJudith McCrearyNew Edition
"You Don't Have to Worry"
October 31, 1996 (1996-10-31)K1511
597"Smack is Back"Jesús Salvador TreviñoSteven Phillip SmithTito Puente
"Asia Mood"
November 7, 1996 (1996-11-07)K1506
608"Don't Blink"Allen CoulterReggie Rock BythewoodGeorge Benson
"This Masquerade"
November 14, 1996 (1996-11-14)K1507
619"Without Mercy"Frederick K. KellerGar Anthony HaywoodThe Tony Rich Project
"Leavin'"
November 21, 1996 (1996-11-21)K1508
6210"Going Platinum"Allen CoulterLarry MoskowitzPhil Collins
"Oughta Know by Now"
December 5, 1996 (1996-12-05)K1509
6311"Brown Like Me"Norberto BarbaReggie Rock Bythewood &
Jorge A. Reyes
Celia Cruz
"Azúcar Negra"
December 19, 1996 (1996-12-19)K1510
6412"Grim Reaper"Frederick K. KellerJudith McCrearyGroove Theory
"People Make the World Go Round"
January 9, 1997 (1997-01-09)K1512
6513"Fade Out"Matthew PennDenitria Harris-LawrenceAaliyah
"Choosey Lover"
January 16, 1997 (1997-01-16)K1513
6614"The Solomon Papers"Allen CoulterNatalie ChaidezMe'Shell Ndege'Ocello
"Ecclesiastes: Free My Heart"
January 30, 1997 (1997-01-30)K1514
6715"School's Out"Martha MitchellSteven Phillip SmithGerald Levert
"A Song for You"
February 6, 1997 (1997-02-06)K1516
6816"Outrage"Allen CoulterLarry MoskowitzJames Ingram
"One Hundred Ways"
February 13, 1997 (1997-02-13)K1517
6917"The Promised Land"Don KurtReggie Rock BythewoodRichie Havens
"God Bless the Child"
February 20, 1997 (1997-02-20)K1519
7018"Descell"Frederick K. KellerReggie Rock BythewoodMint Condition
"Family Affair"
March 13, 1997 (1997-03-13)K1521
7119"Hubris"Timothy Van PattenJudith McCrearyLisa Stansfield
"You Know How to Love Me"
March 27, 1997 (1997-03-27)K1520
7220"The Unthinkable"Frederick K. KellerDenitria Harris-LawrenceCurtis Mayfield
"No One Knows About a Good Thing (You Don't Have to Cry)"
April 17, 1997 (1997-04-17)K1523
7321"Vendetta"Nick GomezLarry MoskowitzErykah Badu
"Stay"
April 24, 1997 (1997-04-24)K1524
7422"Is It a Crime?"Jesús Salvador TreviñoSteven Phillip SmithZiggy Marley and the Melody Makers
featuring Damian Marley & Julian Marley
"So Much Trouble in the World"
May 1, 1997 (1997-05-01)K1525
7523"No Place Like Hell"Norberto BarbaReggie Rock BythewoodTracy Chapman
"The Promise"
May 8, 1997 (1997-05-08)K1526
7624"The Last Hurrah"Don KurtJudith McCrearyJohnny Gill
"Sunshine"
May 15, 1997 (1997-05-15)K1527

Season 4 (1998–99)Edit

Major cast and plot changes were made to the series at the beginning of season 4. Jonathan LaPaglia and Michael DeLorenzo departed at the end of the prior season (leading to the shooting death of Det. Tommy McNamara and the bombing death of Det. Eddie Torres), Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn was dropped from the cast (resulting in the departure of Lt. Virgina Cooper), and Malik Yoba and Lauren Velez's characters were re-assigned to a new unit, with new co-workers. Consequently, the nightclub Natalie's was eliminated as a regular setting, and the weekly musical guest appearances came to an end. As a result of all these changes, ratings for the show dramatically dropped forcing Fox to cancel the series, leaving the series finale "Catharsis" unaired until the series entered syndication in 1998; the episode aired on February 11, 1999.[citation needed]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
771"Change, Change, Change"Don KurtBrad KernJanuary 8, 1998 (1998-01-08)K2701
782"Drop Dead Gorgeous"Norberto BarbaKim NewtonJanuary 15, 1998 (1998-01-15)K2704
793"Pipeline"Norberto BarbaDarin Goldberg & Shelley MealsJanuary 22, 1998 (1998-01-22)K2705
804"Spare Parts"Frederick K. KellerEdward TivnanJanuary 29, 1998 (1998-01-29)K2702
815"Mob Street"Don KurtBrad KernFebruary 12, 1998 (1998-02-12)K2706
826"Rat Trap"Timothy Van PattenKim NewtonMarch 12, 1998 (1998-03-12)K2708
837"Quid Pro Quo"Martha MitchellDenitria Harris-LawrenceMarch 19, 1998 (1998-03-19)K2709
848"Capital Punishment"Melanie MayronEdward TivnanMarch 26, 1998 (1998-03-26)K2707
859"The Unusual Suspects"Allen CoulterDenitria Harris-LawrenceMay 28, 1998 (1998-05-28)K2703
8610"Sign o' the Times"Timothy Van PattenDarin Goldberg & Shelley MealsJune 4, 1998 (1998-06-04)K2710
8711"Going Native"Peter R. McIntoshJarrett Bryant & Brad KernJune 11, 1998 (1998-06-11)K2711
8812"The Troubles"Robert WiemerStory by : Denitria Harris-Lawrence & Kim Newton & Andrew Smith
Teleplay by : Denitria Harris-Lawrence & Kim Newton
June 25, 1998 (1998-06-25)K2712
8913"Catharsis"Don KurtStory by : Gay Walch
Teleplay by : Brad Kern & Gay Walch
February 11, 1999 (1999-02-11)K2713

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