Spenser: For Hire

Robert B. Parker's cultured Boston cop-turned-PI probes cases with his brooding, enigmatic pal, Hawk (later spun off into the `A Man Called Hawk' series). Various lady friends also helped the sensitive sleuth, notably guidance counselor Susan Silverman and ADA Rita Fiori. Parker was a consultant for this series. `The business of television,' he wrote in (more…)

Season 1, Episode 20 At the River's Edge

First Aired: March 25, 1986

A 12-year-old girl hires Spenser (Robert Urich) to find out who killed her sister, whose murder is jeopardizing prospects for an evangelist (John Davidson) with political aspirations. Hawk: Avery Brooks. Lenore: Karen Carlson. Marcella: Carrie Kei Heim.

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  • Premiered: September 20, 1985
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Robert B. Parker's cultured Boston cop-turned-PI probes cases with his brooding, enigmatic pal, Hawk (later spun off into the `A Man Called Hawk' series). Various lady friends also helped the sensitive sleuth, notably guidance counselor Susan Silverman and… (more)

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