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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24 September 1989 (USA)  »

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Booker, P.I.  »

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I'd like Booker to be released on DVD too!
16 October 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I agree with 'csxmph'. I really liked this series. Yeah, it's goofy and yeah, it's old but it was perfect for it's time. I'd buy it if it came out. If I were completely honest, I'd say that I'd LOVE it if it came out. I remember it was a little dark, a lot rebellious and simmered with hostility. It was Jumpstreet, juiced up and in a nice car. RG was 'hot in the city' in the way that only a bad boy can be. Common girls.. you know what I'm talking about! Classic - who wouldn't want to see that? I'm telling you - it's timeless. A good episode (from the top of my head) was 'Somebody Stole Lucille'. Bits and pieces come to mind from other episodes but nothing definite enough to quote. Looks like I'd better dust off those old VHS and go through them again. As Molly M would say... 'Do yourself a favour..'


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