Booker (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 ... See full summary »

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 Dennis Booker (22 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Alicia Rudd (22 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Elaine Grazzo (22 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Chick Sterling (22 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 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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Booker, P.I.  »

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Performed by Billy Idol
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I hope Booker becomes available on DVD
1 March 2007 | by (United States) – See 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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