Sylvia confronts Sipowicz about her suspicions that he is going to late-night bars and drinking again, and the effect is everywhere. Lt. Fancy is forced to sent him home after Sipowicz walks in one morning drunk. Sipowicz even fights with some street punks, gets beaten up, and Simone offers to look for the men that beat Sipowicz up. Meanwhile, a new administrative assistant, named Lucy, arrives as Donna's replacement. Also, Russell investigates a young woman, named Angela, who claims to have been stabbed by her jealous boyfriend. Simone, following a lead from a streetwalker named Deena, finally tracks down and confronts the two thugs who murdered Andy Jr. and guns them both down in a hail of bullets.