The New Mike Hammer (1984–1989)

Mistress for the Prosecution 

Barrington is drugged and a blackmailer takes some compromising photos of him. He is being asked to lose all his current cases. He then asks Hammer to help him find out who is blackmailing him and why.


Bruce Kessler


Arthur Ginsberg, Mickey Spillane (characters)


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Stacy Keach ... Mike Hammer
Lindsay Bloom ... Velda
Don Stroud ... Captain Pat Chambers
Kent Williams ... Special Prosecutor Lawrence D. Barrington
Lauren Koslow ... Val Kearney
Brett Hadley Brett Hadley ... Stanford Cole
Robert Miranda Robert Miranda ... Johnny Moretti
Radames Pera ... Bernard Rockland
Lelia Goldoni ... Judge Mancuso (as Leilia Goldoni)
Michael Ennis Michael Ennis ... Nick Corey
Susan D. Moore Susan D. Moore ... Danielle Rose
Julian Deyer Julian Deyer ... Sumner Tweed
Curtiss Marlowe Curtiss Marlowe ... Lucas
Jean Palmerton Jean Palmerton ... Ellie Tweed
Molly Fontaine Molly Fontaine ... Stephanie


Barrington is enjoying himself at the Lawyer's Club Annual Dinner. He is picked up by a beautiful woman who drugs him and takes compromising pictures of him. In desperation, Barrington asks Hammer to find out who is blackmailing him.The mystery deepens when it turns out that the beautiful woman turns out to be a female impersonator. The blackmailer wants him to lose all of his current 12 cases. But which one is the blackmailer. Hammer's first lead is murdered as he sets to work to find out what is going on. Written by jem

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Release Date:

12 November 1986 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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References Witness for the Prosecution (1957) See more »

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