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:
...  Dennis Booker 22 episodes, 1989-1990
...  Alicia Rudd 22 episodes, 1989-1990
...  Elaine Grazzo 22 episodes, 1989-1990
...  Chick Sterling 22 episodes, 1989-1990
...  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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24 September 1989 (USA)  »

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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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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bride of the Monster (1993) See more »

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Hot in the City
Performed by Billy Idol
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I hope Booker becomes available on DVD
1 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

I personally liked the Booker series. Richard Grieco had a good shot at becoming a high profile star back then. He was on the cover of multiple magazines. He made black leather jackets all the rage. He inspired hair styles and, to me, he made Harley Davidsons cooler than crotch rockets amongst younger motorcycle riders. It's a shame the show didn't reach the fame of 21 Jumpstreet. I know the show could have matured had the network given it more time to evolve. The addition of Lori Petty was a plus. I've seen what I consider less quality shows available on DVD box sets and every once in a while I look to see if Booker has been released. I hope that It eventually does.


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