Spenser's apartment burns down, but he's allowed to move into an old fire station as thanks for saving a firefighter's life. Meanwhile, Spenser and Hawk are hired to protect the life of grand jury witness. When it starts to look like someone on the inside might be trying to have the witness killed, and that the witness may not be who she says she is, things get convoluted. Written by
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This telecast, against the season premieres of "Dallas" and "Miami Vice" drew a 6.3 rating and 10 share, unbelievably bad for the era. Shortly afterwards, the ABC television network gave in to producer John Wilder's please and moved "Spenser: For Hire" from Fridays to a more promising time slot on Tuesdays. See more