Spenser: For Hire - The Complete First Season [6 Discs] [DVD]

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  • Release Date: 09/09/2014
$42.99
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Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (6 out of 6)

Synopsis


Season One of Spenser:For Hire begins with the two-part "Promised Land", one of a handful of the series' episodes actually based on a "Spenser" story by novelist Robert B. Parker. In this one, tough but ethical Boston private eye Spenser (Robert Urich) is hired to find the wife of a powerful businessman, only to realize that his client may not be 100 percent trustworthy. In addition to Spenser himself, the series' inaugural season introduces Avery Brooks as Spenser's fearsome but loyal street contact Hawk (Avery Brooks), his guidance-counselor girlfriend Susan (Barbara Stock) and his liasons at the Boston PD, Lt. Quirk (Richard Jaeckel) and Sgt. Belson (Ron McLarty). Subsequent episodes found Spenser protecting a volatile police witness, going after a duo of thrill killers, butting heads with a crooked landlord, protecting the so-called twin sister of a neurotic woman, exposing a team of "dirty" vice cops, going undercover to trap a gang of heroin pushers who have infiltrated a private high school, attempting to dissuade the clueless Sgt. Frank from romancing a white supremict, and trying to avoid extermination by that most terrifying of adversaries, the Woman Scorned. Among the season's guest star are George Grizzard as Susan's ex-husband Frank Silverman, Shirley Knight as Lt. Quirk's wife Katie, and a young Jimmy Smits as a firebrand Mexican dockworker in an episode reminiscent of On the Waterfront. ~ Hal Erickson

Cast & Crew


  • Robert Urich - Spenser
  • Avery Brooks - Hawk
  • Barbara Stock - Susan Silverman
  • Richard Jaeckel - Lt. Martin Quirk
  • Ron McLarty - Sgt. Frank Belson




Overall customer rating

5
100%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Its about time

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    Hunter
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    This was one of my favorite show to watch because it was based around Boston . I loving watching these old shows, please come out with season 2 soon

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great show to marathon

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    stlcards1
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    Really enjoyed watching it as a marathon. It's fun to watch the shows where they figure things out without all the new technology.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Can't wait for season 2 to be released!

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    Blessed
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    Loved the show. Waited a long time for it to go on sale.Hope they release the other 2 seasons soon. Great quality DVD.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A must for the Spenser fan.

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    LARRY
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    Finally the Spenser series is available on dvd and Best Buy has the best price by far. Can't wait for season 2 and 3.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    After a very long wait!

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    Savatage68
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    My wife has been wanting to see this show again for years and years. Finally someone made it available for Her.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great TV series

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    DaJumbo
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    Good DVD format and packing. Great series and looking forward to the next series

    I would recommend this to a friend


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