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Spenser: The Judas Goat (1994)

Spenser is hired out by Hugh Dixon to track down the killers of his wife and daughters. He and Hawk are drawn into a huge plot involving assassination attempts on African leader Winston Boyko by some racist terrorist named Paul.

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Ardon Bess ...
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Raymond
Jonathan Welsh ...
Felix
Anne Richie ...
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Spenser is hired out by Hugh Dixon to track down the killers of his wife and daughters. He and Hawk are drawn into a huge plot involving assassination attempts on African leader Winston Boyko by some racist terrorist named Paul.

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Spenser is on the hunt for a terrorist cell... and the fuse is lit for one very explosive showdown.

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1 December 1994 (USA)  »

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When Spenser sprinkles talcum powder on the rug in the foyer of his hotel suite, he says, in narration, "Crimestopper's Tip #2". This is a reference to the Dick Tracy Sunday newspaper comic strip. See more »

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When Spenser is outside the hotel eating donuts, he starts out in the left-hand chair, but in the next shot, as Hawk pulls up, he is seated in the right-hand chair. See more »

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Followed by Spenser: Small Vices (1999) See more »

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21 February 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Spenser and Hawk go off to Canada to nail the killers of an American tycoon's family. Along the way they uncover a plot to assassinate an African leader which ties in with their own investigation. I couldn't get interested in the show, it just floated along sluggishly. Parker's books are better.


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