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Screencaps for Ep 3.10 added

I have just added theĀ screencaps for For Good or Evil to the episodes' page. Mike's freelance engagement in supporting young guys from the less privileged, and murder among local street gangs leads him to Paul Hudson and his older brother, Jimbo, who is known to be working for Karpa, a well-known gangster boss of that area. Little does Mike know that young Paul Hudson has witnessed the murder and is already torn between Mike's efforts to take him off the streets and go to college on the one hand, and his brother Jimbo who wants him to join Karpa's gang on the other hand. Being under suspicion of the respective murder and due to Mike's personal engagement in getting Paul off the streets, Karpa tries to twist Paul and to make him kill Mike Stone. The confrontation between the two of them finally makes Paul to run away, leaving an angry Mike behind - but from now on, the hunter is the hunted, with Karpa putting Jimbo on his brother's life. Nonetheless, Jimbo lets him go - and, thus, putting his own life at stake - so Paul and Mike need to hurry in order to save Jimbo's life and to finally pull Karpa off the streets.

This episode starts out in the Mission District where Mike serves as a volunteer basketball trainer in the gym of John O'Connell High School. The crew made a location jump for the crime scene, which is not close to the high school's basketball gym at all (we can see Mike leaving the gym and spotting a police car approaching the crime scene) but is actually located on 18th Street right at the Potrero Commons. The young guys' hang-out and meeting point is also located in the Mission District (with another slight location jump made for Lou Maxwell's arrest onto 18th and Capp Streets), whereas Karpa's night-club is in North Beach (dubbed 'La Place', actually 'The Yellow Brick Road') . Paul and his girl-friend, Chris, are living in her apartment which is located on Potrero Hill again, next to 24th and De Haro Streets, and Mike talks to both of them just half a block north on De Haro Street. Jimbo takes Paul to Pier 40 before he lets him go, and the climax was filmed at the rear of Karpa's night-club at Powell and Vanderwater Streets.

Seasonal Greetings and Preview!

First of all, I would like to wish you and your beloved ones a great holiday season and a very Merry Christmas.

I have implemented all necessary software updates behind the scenes, so everything's running normal. Next site updated is scheduled for New Year's Eve, bringing you the screencaps and extended summary for the next due episode, 'For Good or Evil'. I am also working on the addition of more filming location photography for early 2016, and a couple of materials to supplement the media section.

Have a good one and stay tuned! :)

Screencaps for Ep 3.09 added

I have just added the screencaps for Cry Help! to the episodes' page. Mike and Steve are responding to a call for a suspected case of child abuse. When they arrive at the house of the Harris family, the tensed atmosphere is still apparent but although Mike asks the boy to lower his shirt and discovers various scars indicating earlier child abuse, the boy himself as well as his mother defend the boy's step father, Bob Harris, who is full of self-reproaches. Shortly after, another neighbour's emergeny call reaches police indicating a shooting inside the Harris house. Bob Harris is found dead, and Bonnie Harris - physical mother to Paul - tells the police that a neighbourhood kid, Tommy Sanders, a friend of Paul's with a relevant abusive past, pulled the trigger in an effort to 'help'. Paul himself does not say anything as he is afraid that he might incriminate someone very close to him no matter was he has to tell. We as the audience learn that neither Tommy nor Paul, but Paul's mother Bonnie herself shot Bob Harris to death during a fight after Bob accused her of being too incautious with a gun stored in a shoe box. We also learn that it was actually her who abused Paul frequently. When Tommy discovers that even his caring and loving foster parents believe in the lies, he is on the run. Mike and Steve need to find out the truth in order to prevent an act of desperation.

Filming for this episode commenced at 19th and Sanchez Streets where we can see Paul and Tommy running down the Sanchez Street steps. Paul Harris' home is located just north of that intersection, at 589 Sanchez Street. Although the plot indicates that Tommy is living in the same neighbourhood, the Sanders' house is acutually located on Potrero Hill, at 755 Wisconsin Street, with typical Dogpatch and Pier 70 sightings visible in the far background. While being on the run, Tommy tries to purchase a bus ticket at the Transbay Transit Terminal (now demolished), and later on he strolls around Market Street before a police patrol spots and traces him. Tommy escapes into the BART Station at Montgomery Street and gets away. In the meantime, Mike and Steve are talking to an addiction counselor whose office is located on Potrero Hill again, at 1401 18th Street, and we are also taken to Tommy's and Paul's hide-out, a withdrawn warehouse off 20th and Indiana Streets, where Mike and Steve can finally find Tommy.

Website down for maintenance!

Folks,

Just have got a few seconds to let you know that the website will be down for a couple of days for some unscheduled maintenance.

Next episode's screencaps and extended summary plus filming locations will be added regularly next week.

Stay tuned! :)

Screencaps for Ep 3.08 added

The screencaps for Flags of Terror are accessible on the episodes' page right now. A group of young local terrorists tries to import a highly-sophisticated, photo camera-based bomb device into the United States. When the mission fails during Customs control at the port of San Francisco, the group takes two civilians, an Navy sergeant, and Steve hostage. Mike has to deal not only with the terrorists but also with a right-wing journalist and a vengeful father whose daughter was killed when the terrorists tried to escape. Police has to face a tough confrontation with young people who seem to be more than just determined. When the terrorists send Steve to the boat pier in order to transmit their conditions, Mike tells him about the bomb's radio-controlled mechanism. Back on the boat where the group is held hostage, Steve tries to apply his psychological skills in an effort to separate the group's members and to finally provoke a fight with one of the terrorists so that another hostage can spy on the details police needs to know. Upon arrival of the sea-plane the terrorists requested, the tensed situation is coming to its climax.

This episode starts out with an unusual sequence taken in Japan (which is supposed to be in Tokyo) where the terrorists are obtaining their lethal weapon. We are then taken to Pier 33 where Mike and Steve are searching an ocean cruiser for a package. Simultaneously, the terrorists are trying to pass US Customs at that pier. When the Customs inspector smells something's happening, the groups tries to escape, running northbound on The Embarcadero before getting on their escape van in front of Pier 35. In the following chase, their van and the police cars - including Steve's - pass by Broadway as well as Mission, then hopping over to the Industrial Harbour where the escapees pass a police block at King & Towsend Streets, leading them south over Lefty O'Doul Bridge. The hostages are taken onto a yacht moored in the Central Basin. This is where Mike establishes the command station and where we stay throughout the rest of this suspense-packed episode.

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