B.L. Stryker is a carefree private detective who lives on his boat docked in southern Florida. With the help of his friends and his annoying neighbor, he has to solve crimes afflicting the ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 Lynda Lennox (11 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Kimberly Baskin (6 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Evelyn (5 episodes, 1989-1990)
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B.L. Stryker is a carefree private detective who lives on his boat docked in southern Florida. With the help of his friends and his annoying neighbor, he has to solve crimes afflicting the Sunshine State... Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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A character called Mitch Slade, a Ferrari-driving private detective, was added as a in-joke for the series, because one of the series co-executive producers was Tom Selleck. See more »

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Spoofed in Eat 'Em and Smile! (1990) See more »

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Burt Reynolds wild side.
12 February 2003 | by (Metairie,Louisiana) – See all my reviews

I don't know why this show did'nt last. It had all the elements of a good show. It had action, suspence, and humor. Burt Reynolds was incredibly charming in this role, has private eye B.L. Stryker. this show also had a beautiful setting in Palm Beach. Ozzie Davis is also good has Oz Jackson B.L.'s boxing buddy.


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