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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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Natalie Radford ...
Cloris Caldwell
Geordie Johnson ...
Paul
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Leon Pownall ...
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Patrice Mkibe
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Ardon Bess ...
Winston Boyko
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Inspector Downes
Daniel Parker ...
Spike
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Janet Howe
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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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Bode Expiatório  »

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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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Spenser never expects a perfect world and he surely doesn't get one here
15 November 1999 | by (JACKSONVILLE, OR, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good Spenser P.I. adventure even though the ultimate villain isn't hard to spot and the intended victim appears to be a small time Hitler in many respects. As I said, Spenser doesn't expect perfection in the world. There are some interesting plot elements, but I don't want to give anything away. The overall cast is OK, but Spenser and Hawk are the show aided by an always angry Canadian police inspector. I rate it a "7".


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