The Equalizer (1985–1989)

TV Series   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama

Episode Guide
The Equalizer (1985) Poster

A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.



  • Edward Woodward in The Equalizer (1985)
  • The Equalizer (1985)
  • Bradley Whitford in The Equalizer (1985)
  • Edward Woodward in The Equalizer (1985)
  • Robert Lansing, Marlene Willoughby, and Edward Woodward in The Equalizer (1985)
  • The Equalizer, Edward Woodward, William Zabka

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Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast


Richard Lindheim, Michael Sloan

Did You Know?


During the height of the show's popularity, Edward Woodward was often approached on the street by people in need, with situations similar to those depicted in the show. He began carrying flyers with the phone numbers of social services organizations and legal ... ...


Mickey Kostmayer: What do we need a diversion for? Just kick in the door and hose the room.
Robert McCall: Mickey, there is a five year old boy in there.
Mickey Kostmayer: Oh yeah, we're gonna need a diversion.


Plot Summary


Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

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