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"The Equalizer" Torn (1986)

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Michael Sloan (creator) and
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Original Air Date:
5 February 1986 (Season 1, Episode 17)
McCall finds his attention divided when Jason Mazer from The Agency offers him a chance at revenge against an old enemy, while at the same time a young girl asks McCall to protect her and her mother against her abusive father. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Edward Woodward ... Robert McCall

Ron O'Neal ... Lt. Isadore Smalls

Yvonne Wilder ... Lettie

Zohra Lampert ... Veronica Whitney

Caitlin Clarke ... Jessie Moore

Saul Rubinek ... Jason Masur
Charles Robinson ... Brian (as Charles Knox Robinson)
Richard Grusin ... Shumway

Robert John Burke ... O'Toole (as Robert Burke)

Melissa Joan Hart ... Laura Moore (as Melissa Hart)
Kenneth Ryan ... Mike Moore

Patricia Richardson ... Saleswoman

Episode Crew
Directed by
Russ Mayberry 
Writing credits
Michael Sloan (creator) and
Richard Lindheim (creator)

Carleton Eastlake (teleplay) (as Carl Eastlake)

Joel Surnow (story) &
Maurice Hurley (story)

Produced by
Stuart Cohen .... supervising producer: New York
Maurice Hurley .... supervising producer
Dan Lieberstein .... co-producer: New York (as Daniel Lieberstein)
Coleman Luck .... co-producer
James Duff McAdams .... executive producer (as James McAdams)
Peter A. Runfolo .... co-producer: New York
Joel Surnow .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Stewart Copeland (music by)
Cinematography by
Geoffrey Erb (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Norman Hollyn 
Robert Q. Lovett 
Jeffrey Wolf 
Casting by
Lois Planco 
Production Design by
Jeffrey Beecroft 
Costume Design by
Linda Wayne 
Makeup Department
Joe Cuervo .... makeup artist
Jerry Masarone .... hair stylist (as Masarone)
Production Management
Diane Foti .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ellen H. Schwartz .... second assistant director
Robert E. Warren .... first assistant director
Nelson Cabrera .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Elouise Meyer .... scenic artist
Sound Department
Steve Scanlon .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Mitch Wilson .... optical effects (uncredited)
Harry Madsen .... stunt coordinator
Casting Department
Sylvia Fay .... extras casting
Editorial Department
Lisa Delgrosso .... editorial coordinator
Beriau Picard .... assistant film editor
Suzanne Pillsbury .... assistant film editor
Valerie Schwartz .... assistant film editor
Location Management
Chris Schutsky .... location assistant (uncredited)
Music Department
Thomas S. Drescher .... music editor (as Thomas Drescher)
Mike Gormley .... music coordinator: OSS
Seth Kaplan .... music coordinator: OSS
Derek Power .... music coordinator: OSS
Other crew
Soomi Marano .... production office coordinator
Kim Nielsen .... assistant to executive producer
Sheila Paige .... script supervisor
Scott Shepherd .... executive story consultant
John Romeo .... production assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

48 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Although they play mother and daughter, Zohra Lampert is less than 14 years older than Patricia Richardson.See more »
Robert McCall:"He who seeks vengeance must dig two graves"
[quoting a Chinese proverb]
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