The Equalizer

A cult favorite about an enigmatic former government agent who turns vigilante, offering his services as a one-man security force to people facing apparently insurmountable odds. Star Edward Woodward received Emmy nominations all four seasons, but never won (though he did win a Golden Globe in 1987).

Season 1, Episode 3 Defector

First Aired: October 2, 1985

An informant at the Soviet consulate wants to defect when his spying is discovered; a youngster needs help standing up to bullies. McCall: Edward Woodward. Dzershinsky: Joe Silver. Irina: Melissa Leo. Control: Robert Lansing.

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  • Premiered: September 18, 1985
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  • Premise: A cult favorite about an enigmatic former government agent who turns vigilante, offering his services as a one-man security force to people facing apparently insurmountable odds. Star Edward Woodward received Emmy nominations all four seasons, but never wo… (more)

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