Mark McAndrews a top network programmer is promoted to a New York position. His assistant, who is very ambitious and his lover, expects to get his old job. But of course he feels she is out of her league and needs more experience. Kay, feeling betrayed, decides to seek revenge.
The actual case is resolved early during a short, awkward exchange featuring the Lieutenant in a neck brace. The rest of the episode is a glossy, juicy soap opera focused on Trish Van Devere's character continually fighting against ever-increasing forces that have been pre-determined to close in on her.