Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

TV Series  |   |  Crime, Drama

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Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.


  • "Spenser: For Hire" Robert Urich, Barbara Stock 1985 ABC
  • Spenser: For Hire (1985)
  • Spenser: For Hire (1985)
  • "Spenser: For Hire" Robert Urich 1985 ABC
  • "Spenser: For Hire" Robert Urich 1985 ABC

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Cast & Crew

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John Wilder

Did You Know?


The firehouse Spenser lives in during the first season was also used in What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001) and the Boston portion of Real World (1992).


The character played by Carolyn McCormick is spelled "Rita Fiori" in the opening credits of season 2 but spelled "Rita Fiore" on a desk nameplate in various episodes.


Plot Summary


Crime | Drama

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