Episodes (22)

A Rightful Place
S03E01 · A Rightful Place

Sep 20, 1989

While Don Aiuppo battles to survive an attempted assassination, Vinnie takes his place at the commission table, determined to bring down the family member who ordered the hit.

Battle of the Barge
S03E02 · Battle of the Barge

Sep 27, 1989

When Cerrico and Tommy Chin tangle over rights to the carting business in Chinatown, Vinnie has to balance his undercover role as a mobster with his responsibility to the OCB.

Sins of the Father
S03E03 · Sins of the Father

Oct 04, 1989

In his bid for the governor's seat, Peter Alatorre plans to reveal Vinnie as a mob boss.

Heir to the Throne
S03E04 · Heir to the Throne

Oct 11, 1989

Cerrico moves to consolidate his power within the commission and asks Don Aiuppo for his blessing, but the unforgiving don, who blames Albert for the death of his son 20 years before, plans his playback -- even if it means endangering Vinnie's life.

S03E05 · Sleepwalk

Oct 25, 1989

On the advice of a therapist, Vinnie and Amber agree to confront their true feelings for each other on a retreat in Vermont.

How Will They Remember Me?
S03E06 · How Will They Remember Me?

Nov 01, 1989

Some things that were with Pete are found and brought to Vince. And among them is a journal written by his father wherein he talks about a time when he got mixed up with some mobsters.

People Do It All the Time
S03E07 · People Do It All the Time

Nov 08, 1989

Still disturbed by his daughter's marriage to an aspiring sculptor, as well as his impending grandfatherhood, Lifeguard intervenes when his son-in-law takes a construction job with a suspect company.

The Reunion
S03E08 · The Reunion

Nov 15, 1989

Vinnie attends his high school's 15th reunion, but he finds that rekindling old and valued friendships is sticky when his closest friends believe he's a gangster.

Day One
S03E09 · Day One

Nov 29, 1989

In order to avenge his disruption of the plot to takeover Isle Pavot, Vinnie is drawn into a plot to destabilize the Japanese economy led by Admiral Strichen and General Leland Masters.

Day Four
S03E10 · Day Four

Dec 06, 1989

After the funeral of the assassinated economist Andrew Valenti, Vinnie accelerates his investigation into the covert plot behind the professor's murder.

Day Seven
S03E11 · Day Seven

Dec 13, 1989

The pieces of the diplomatic puzzle begin to come together for Vinnie as General Masters puts the final touches on his plot to make Vinnie the fall guy.

Day Nine
S03E12 · Day Nine

Dec 20, 1989

In a Senate executive session, a falsely accused Vinnie is systematically stripped of his honor, even as Gen. Masters' diabolical scheme is exposed.

Meet Mike McPike
S03E13 · Meet Mike McPike

Jan 10, 1990

When cantankerous Mike McPike is asked to leave his nursing home--the latest in a string of them-- he "retires" temporarily to the home of his son Frank, who is so close to his father that everyone, including Vinnie, thought the man was dead.

To Die in Bettendorf
S03E14 · To Die in Bettendorf

Jan 17, 1990

Sid Royce, the man who worked for Sonny Steelgrave, who after being arrested was placed in the witness protection program. And McPike, feeling that he doesn't deserve it, was the one who chose where he was relocated to and his cover name. And he was sent to a place in the middle of nowhere and his name is Elvis Prim. When his wife who hates what has happened to them runs away. Royce then bolts and goes looking for McPike and does when he is trying to work things out with his wife. He puts a gun on McPike and demands he locate his wife.

S03E15 · Romp

Feb 07, 1990

Vinnie joins his old neighborhood friends for a bachelor party but ends up finding one of his pals in trouble with a loan shark.

A One Horse Town
S03E16 · A One Horse Town

Feb 14, 1990

Vinnie goes underground as a small-town deputy to root out the corruption in a company town run by one man -- the reclusive Old Man Volchek.

His Master's Voice
S03E17 · His Master's Voice

Mar 07, 1990

Vinnie enlists Frank's help when two of Stem's deputies are murdered.

Hello Buckwheat
S03E18 · Hello Buckwheat

Mar 14, 1990

Vinnie bolts after watching Stem kill himself by electrocuting himself, which was the same way Sonny Steelgrave killed himself. Frank doesn't know what he's going to do now in regards to Vochek. But suddenly Roger Laccocco shows up. It seems Vince called him to ask him to help Frank.

Let Them Eat Cake
S03E19 · Let Them Eat Cake

Mar 21, 1990

McPike and Lococco wrap up their investigation of Volchek while Vinnie takes a job with an unscrupulous waste disposal company.

S03E20 · Meltdown

Mar 28, 1990

McPike and Lococco help Volchek come to grips with his family's legacy while Vinnie moves to stop the illegal dumping of hospital wastes.

S03E21 · Sanctuary

Apr 11, 1990

Vinnie's crusade against illegal waste dumping uncovers a web of political ties to organized crime figures.

S03E22 · Brrump-Bump!

Apr 18, 1990

As McPike is near death in a coma, Kousakis plans to kill Boden and Weiss from his hideaway in Father Patrick's church.


Wiseguy Season 3 (1989) is released on Sep 20, 1989 and the latest season 4 of Wiseguy is released in 1990. Watch Wiseguy online - the English Crime TV series from United States. Wiseguy is directed by Bill Corcoran,Robert Iscove,William A. Fraker,Jorge Montesi and created by Stephen J. Cannell with Jonathan Banks and Jim Byrnes. Wiseguy is available online on Peacock and Peacock Premium.

Vinnie Terranova (Ken Wahl) does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an Agent for the O.C.B. (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional Italian city neighborhood form the underlying dramatic base throughout the series, bringing him into conflict with his conservative mother Carlotta (Elsa Raven) and other family members while acting undercover as a syndicate enforcer. The segments, which ran several shows each, included in-depth and empathetic characterizations of the players on both sides of the law. Scenarios include the underbelly of the recording industry, protection rackets, international arms dealing, foiling white supremacist plotters, uncovering a government conspiracy to set up a compliant new head of state in a third-world country, and Vinnie's final reconciliation with his Italian mother and her new husband, the purely legendary Mafia figure Don Rudy Aiuppo (George Petrie).

As know as:

El astuto, Kampf gegen die Mafia, Panikos ston ypokosmo, Умник, Büyük Tuzak


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Stephen J. Cannell Productions


His first wrong move will be his last.

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