Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
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When the daughter of a Navy captain is murdered, suspicion falls on the (black) lieutenant who had been having an affair with her. McAllister, an honorable attorney and an old friend of Hawk's comes to defend him.

Director:

Harvey Hart

Writers:

Robert B. Parker (characters), John Wilder (developed for television by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Urich ... Spenser
Avery Brooks ... Hawk
Barbara Stock ... Susan Silverman (credit only)
Ron McLarty ... Sgt. Frank Belson
Victor Love ... Darnell Lewis
John Seitz John Seitz ... Capt. Warren Sears
Andie MacDowell ... Maggie
Will Lyman ... Lt. Grant
James Eckhouse ... Lt. Cmdr. Carl Westmore
Ving Rhames ... Henry Brown
Tom Brennan Tom Brennan ... Capt. Kiparski
William Youmans ... Stefan Smolens
Peter Mackenzie ... Lt. Travis Williams
Susan Gibney ... Molly Sears
Steve Inwood Steve Inwood ... Tom McAllister
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Storyline

When the daughter of a Navy captain is murdered, suspicion falls on the (black) lieutenant who had been having an affair with her. McAllister, an honorable attorney and an old friend of Hawk's comes to defend him.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 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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This was a back-door pilot for a series which was not picked up. See more »

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