Spenser: For Hire is a mystery television series based on Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels. The series, developed for TV by John Wilder, differs from the novels, mostly in its lesser degree of detail.

Like many TV detective series, the show is voiced over in first person, just as the novels are written.

  1. Robert B. Parker


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  1. Robert Urich

    Robert Urich

  2. Avery Brooks

    Avery Brooks

  3. Ron McLarty

  4. Richard Jaeckel

    Richard Jaeckel

  5. Barbara Stock

    Barbara Stock

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Spenser: For Hire

Season 3

1987 | 21 Episodes

Season 3 of Spenser: For Hire premiered on September 27, 1987.

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Spenser: For Hire
Spenser: For Hire



Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m

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