This series features the character from Spencer: For Hire (1985). This time he is the star. We find Hawk now in Washington, D.C., and there he is called upon to help those who need his help... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Avery Brooks ...  Hawk 13 episodes, 1989
Moses Gunn ...  Old Man 10 episodes, 1989
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This series features the character from Spencer: For Hire (1985). This time he is the star. We find Hawk now in Washington, D.C., and there he is called upon to help those who need his help or whose lives may be in danger. Also people from his past come calling to settle old scores or to collect or settle old debts. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

28 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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Hawk See more »

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Warner Bros. Television See more »
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(13 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Avery Brooks (Hawk) and Samuel L. Jackson (Cutter) appeared in Spencer: For Hire (1985) and Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987). See more »

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Spun-off from Spenser: For Hire (1985) See more »

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Where oh where is "Hawk"?
19 April 2005 | by kevin-robinsonSee all my reviews

Someone made the comment that with all the stuff out on DVD that there should be some release of "Hawk's" 13 episodes. I wish I'd known the show would be yanked off the air so quickly. I had an old front-loading VCR and could have -- should have -- videotaped it. As it is, I have one episode on tape somewhere, and I'm rummaging through my old VHS tapes to find it. If they EVER rerun "A Man Called Hawk" on TV again, I won't make the same mistake. However, my fear is that the show will never make it on usual roundup of "old-show" viewing such as "TV Land" or "Nick at Night" or any of the other cable networks. "BET" ran it for a hot minute but it didn't last long; they are too stuck on comedies and music videos. "USA" recently flipped the script on the old "Kojak" series and updated the Telly Savalas character with Ving Rhames. Although it's a stretch to hear Ving say "Who loves you baby?" while smacking on a lollipop, some of the same qualities that made "Hawk" memorable are also evident in this show: smooth, intelligent, in charge,smart dresser, and smart dialogue. You can bet that this time I'm videotaping the new "Kojak," but man I'd like to get my hands on a "Hawk" DVD collection.


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