Based on the syndicated newspaper comic strip of the same name, Grier stars as intrepid photojournalist Friday Foster. No sooner has she been warned by her boss that her personal involvement in the stories she s shooting will not end happily, Friday witnesses the attempted assassination of a prominent African-American figure and the murder of a friend. Why is Friday the target on the hit list? What does she know? Teaming with private detective Colt Hawkins (Yaphet Kotto), the search for answers will lead them to a startling and action-packed finale.