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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Complete series cast summary:
Richard Grieco ...  Dennis Booker 22 episodes, 1989-1990
Marcia Strassman ...  Alicia Rudd 22 episodes, 1989-1990
Katie Rich ...  Elaine Grazzo 22 episodes, 1989-1990
Carmen Argenziano ...  Chick Sterling 22 episodes, 1989-1990
Lori Petty ...  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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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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USA

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English

Release Date:

24 September 1989 (USA) See more »

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Booker, P.I. See more »

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| (22 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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During his time on 21 Jump Street, Richard Grieco received more fan mail than any of the other cast members, including Johnny Depp. Due to his rising popularity, the network decided to spin-off Booker into his own series. See more »

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On DVD, the theme song was changed to a generic action piece (entitled "Hot Summer Night") as the rights to "Hot in the City" could not be negotiated. See more »


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Performed by Billy Idol
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Please release in the US!
30 May 2009 | by moonlightvamp12See all my reviews

I've never seen the show, as I was only one it premiered. But I've been watching the DVD's of 21 Jump Street, and I love this character! In my opinion, he was way more entertaining than Johnny Depp, and just as good-looking. His personality and background had more depth. I was so excited when I heard he had his own show, even though it was short-lived. Many times shows like this, that are little different or quirky, people just don't get at first. So they get canceled before their time. They don't realize until too late what a great thing they had! Yes Johnny Depp is more successful now, but if this show had lasted longer, who know's where Richard Grieco might be! Anyway, I would really like to see this released in the US soon. PLEASE!


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