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The Equalizer 

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A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Edward Woodward ...  Robert McCall 88 episodes, 1985-1989
Keith Szarabajka ...  Mickey Kostmayer 56 episodes, 1985-1989
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Storyline

Robert McCall is "The Equalizer", a private detective with a lot of contacts who is available for hire if you have a problem that you don't know how to solve. His no-nonsense attitude, compassion, and experience with dealing with a wide variety of situations makes him a powerful and useful detective. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1985 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Universal Television See more »
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Mono

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4:3
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McCall's phone number is 212-555-4200. See more »

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Robert McCall: You have five seconds to give me the name.
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Robert McCall: Time's up, throw him out of the window!
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McCall brought some justice to an unjust world
10 May 2001 | by temflex2See all my reviews

Discovered The Equalizer on A&E. It had heart and I thoroughly enjoyed the interplay of the characters. I especially enjoyed the character of Jimmy played by Mark Margolis. You got glimpses into his life and wanted to know more. I wish someone would pick up the series again now that A&E has dropped it.


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