When Sikes and Francisco are assigned to investigate the death of a 'newcomer', Sikes is given a glimpse of the ugly side of the aliens' caste system, as Francisco turns up his nose at chasing the killer of an 'Eeno' -- an alien trained to do the most menial labor aboard the cruisers used to transport alien slaves.
original airdate: November 12,1996 rating--4.3 million viewers
"That was the scene in California's Mojave Desert five years ago--our historic first view of the Newcomers' ship. Theirs was a slave ship, carrying a quarter million beings, bred to adapt and labor in any environment. But they'd washed ashore on Earth, with no way to get back to where they came from. And in the last five years, the Newcomers have become the latest addition to the population of Los Angeles."