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 2, Episode 4 Rock-a-bye Baby

First Aired: October 25, 1986

Spenser helps a woman who wants to keep her newborn son rather than lose the child to its mobster father (John Cullum). Michelle: Susan Hess. Helen: Janice Rule. Spenser: Robert Urich. Rita: Carolyn McCormick. Quirk: Richard Jaeckel. Hawk: Avery Brooks.

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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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