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Complete series cast summary:
Richard Grieco ...  Dennis Booker 22 episodes, 1989-1990
Marcia Strassman ...  Alicia Rudd 22 episodes, 1989-1990
Katie Rich ...  Elaine Grazzo 22 episodes, 1989-1990
Carmen Argenziano ...  Chick Sterling 22 episodes, 1989-1990
Lori Petty ...  Suzanne Dunne / ... 10 episodes, 1989-1990
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Dennis Booker, an ex-cop, is hired by the US office of a large Japanese company to investigate some suspect insurance claims. He is very anti-authority, resents being told what to do, and seems to spend most of his time investigating cases related to his family, friends and colleagues rather than his employers. Written by Murray C Park <mpark@cix.compulink.co.uk>

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Booker, P.I. See more »

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Runtime:

| (22 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Spin off of 21 Jump Street (1989) See more »

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On DVD, the theme song was changed to a generic action piece (entitled "Hot Summer Night") as the rights to "Hot in the City" could not be negotiated. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bride of the Monster (1993) See more »

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Hot in the City
Performed by Billy Idol
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I hope Booker becomes available on DVD
1 March 2007 | by csxmphSee all my reviews

I personally liked the Booker series. Richard Grieco had a good shot at becoming a high profile star back then. He was on the cover of multiple magazines. He made black leather jackets all the rage. He inspired hair styles and, to me, he made Harley Davidsons cooler than crotch rockets amongst younger motorcycle riders. It's a shame the show didn't reach the fame of 21 Jumpstreet. I know the show could have matured had the network given it more time to evolve. The addition of Lori Petty was a plus. I've seen what I consider less quality shows available on DVD box sets and every once in a while I look to see if Booker has been released. I hope that It eventually does.


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