Dr Sam Bliss, an independently-minded research scientist and his assistant, Dr Melanie Kilpatrick, get sidetracked into investigating a variety of crimes.
Dr Sam Bliss runs over a teenaged boy, causing head injuries. He takes the boy to hspital, but his mother has him discharged. Investigating further, Bliss discovers that the boy suffers from fits, blackouts and mood swings, but that his mother will not take hom to see a doctor. When he discovers that the boy has severe bruising on the boy, Bliss decides to take matters into his own hands.