Ignoring a puzzling break-in at Station 4, Murdoch travels to Buffalo to help Dr. Ogden solve the suspicious death of a young cancer patient at a children's hospital.
- Blackmail: Provides the motive for murder.
- Romantic False Lead: Dr Darcy Garland gets introduced in this episode as Julia's fiancé.
- Sickbed Slaying: The first Victim of the Week is a cancer patient who is killed with an overdose of heroin as he lies in his hospital bed.
- Sleeping Dummy: Murdoch and Julia trick the murderer into attacking a stack of pillows under a sheet instead of the intended victim.