Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
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Arthur's Wake 

Spenser's old friend and mentor, Arthur, is mugged on the street, losing a large sum of cash. In trying to help his hero, Spenser finds his good intentioned friend not being wholly truthful... See full summary »

Director:

Winrich Kolbe

Writers:

Robert B. Parker (characters), John Wilder (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Robert Urich ... Spenser
Avery Brooks ... Hawk
Barbara Stock ... Susan Silverman
Ron McLarty ... Sgt. Frank Belson
Frederick Neumann Frederick Neumann ... Arthur Reynold
Peter Crombie Peter Crombie ... Solomon Trench
Kent Broadhurst ... Brian Melchior
David Cryer David Cryer ... Barney
Josh Carroll Josh Carroll ... Donald Watson
Khalif Bobatoon Khalif Bobatoon ... Larry
Eavenly Shin Eavenly Shin ... Mugger #1 (as Evanly Shin)
David Herman David Herman ... Mugger #2
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Storyline

Spenser's old friend and mentor, Arthur, is mugged on the street, losing a large sum of cash. In trying to help his hero, Spenser finds his good intentioned friend not being wholly truthful. The money trail leads to neighborhood renewal, organized crime, political intrigue, possible corruption in the police department, and the murder of the mugging suspects. Meanwhile, Susan counsels a young boy on the loss of his family. Written by kamas716

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1988 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene at Arthur's "wake" where Spenser is frisking the two thugs, he tells them to turn around and face the camera See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits, actor Frederick Neumann plays the role of Arthur Reynold. Within the show and indicated on a business card, the character's last name was Reynolds. See more »

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