Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

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Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

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3 | 2 | 1

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1988 | 1987 | 1986 | 1985
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 Spenser (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Hawk (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Sgt. Frank Belson (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Lt. Martin Quirk (47 episodes, 1985-1987)
Barbara Stock ...
 Susan Silverman (43 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 A.D.A. Rita Fiore (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
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Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode. Using his years of experience, his natural talents for observation and reasoning, and the occasional bit of help from his friend Hawk, Spenser never fails to crack the case. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The firehouse Spenser lives in during the first season was also used in What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001) and the Boston portion of "Real World, The" (1992). See more »

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Referenced in Psych: Office Space (2013) See more »

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Will this class Detective show ever make it to DVD?
30 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fans: Quite often I go on-line to check for the much anticipated release of this intelligent detective series. So far my face is dragging the ground. I loved this show when it was on and could not for the life of me understand why it was canceled. Let us not go there. So shows the fans just loved seemed to generate no love with the network Execs. I guess wit, intelligence, and great plots are not where we are going. And by the way only the the late Robert Eurich could ever play the character of Edmond Spenser, and Avery Brooks as Hawk. Never knew if Hawk had another name, like Jason, or Daniel etc.

But if there is a petition we can sign to try to get Spenser: For Hire on DVD somebody please point the way, and I will be sure to add my name.


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