Spenser: For Hire Season 3

Season 3

Spenser: For Hire Season 3

First Air Date: September 27, 1987

First Aired on    :   1987
Episodes    :   21 episodes



Episodes

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3x21 Haunting (May 07, 1988)


Spenser investigates an old child kidnapping case when he tries to track down a teenage girl's biological parents.


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3x20 McAllister (April 30, 1988)


Spenser assists a lawyer in proving the innocence of his client, a Navy seaman accused of murdering the captain's daughter. The only witness is a missing Polish sailor.


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3x19 Hawk's Eyes (March 26, 1988)


Spenser investigates the death of a friend apparently involved with white supremicists. Hawk is rendered blind by an explosion.


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3x18 Watercolors (March 19, 1988)


Spenser protects a child artist after the child witnesses a mob execution while painting in the forest.


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3x17 Company Man (March 12, 1988)


Spenser suspects insurance fraud when a building blows up. Susan has a possibly cancerous mass removed.


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3x16 Substantial Justice (March 05, 1988)


Spenser protects a theater owner from gangsters, but begins to suspect she's not as innocent as she appears.


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3x15 The Big Fight (February 06, 1988)


One of Spenser's old trainers lures Spenser to a deserted warehouse where Spenser is supposed to be killed, to get out from under a gambling debt. Spenser survives, then turns around and protects his trainer from the goons now after him.


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3x14 Play it Again, Sammy (January 30, 1988)


Sammy Backlin calls Spenser for protection when he's being hunted by a 'vicious horde of bloodthirsty assassins'.


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3x13 To the End of the Line (January 23, 1988)


When Frank's niece dies of a drug overdose, Spenser and Frank go after the men responsible.


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3x12 Arthur's Wake (January 16, 1988)


Spenser protects an old friend, Arthur, after he's assaulted and robbed. In the course of his investigation, Spenser comes across disturbing information connecting Arthur with racketeering.


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3x11 The Siege (January 10, 1988)


Hawk and Susan along with other people are held captive in a post office. Richard Brooks later seen on Law and Order during Season's 1 & 2 plays one of the hostage takers.


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3x10 Skeletons in the Closet (January 03, 1988)


Spenser and Hawk find themselves on opposite sides of the same case. Spenser is hired to retrieve a stolen journal containing information damaging to a judge's career. Hawk is hired by the thief to extort money from the judge.


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3x09 Child's Play (December 20, 1987)


A sniper takes some shots at Spenser and Susan, and a young boy ends up dead in the crossfire. Spenser sets out to determine why such a tragedy happened and track down the shooter.


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3x08 Gone Fishin' (December 06, 1987)


Spenser's fishing trip is interrupted when he has to protect a young man who's not allowed to marry the girl he loves.


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3x07 Thanksgiving (November 29, 1987)


Spenser runs into an old friend while visiting a recreation of a Puritan village. Spenser does everything in his power to exonerate said friend when he's accused of a brutal slaying. As he uncovers more and more, Spenser begins to think it might be hard to clear the name of a guilty man.


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3x06 Consilum Abditum (November 15, 1987)


Susan is in trouble when her claims of sexual harassment lead her college counselor to retaliate by hiring a hit man to keep her quiet. Spenser gets arrested for getting involved in a fight.


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3x05 Sleepless Dream (November 08, 1987)


Spenser becomes obsessed with an apparently suicidal woman after a chance encounter on the street.


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3x04 On the Night he Was Betrayed (November 01, 1987)


Spenser helps an old friend, an alcoholic priest who tries to help homeless teenagers, when he gets involved over his head.


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3x03 The Heart of the Matter (October 11, 1987)


Lt. Quirk faces his mortality when he suffers a heart attack. Spenser and Hawk protect him from revenge-minded villains as he recovers.


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3x02 My Enemy, My Friend (October 04, 1987)


A streetwise young kid gets involved over his head in the underworld. Spenser and Hawk try to protect him from would-be killers.


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3x01 Homecoming (September 27, 1987)


A cop who helped send a gangster's son to prison years ago has been hiding, cause the gangster wants to get him. But now he wants to come home, so he and his father, asks Spenser to act as intermediary. While the gangster is unwilling to settle for nothing less than seeing him dead. Spenser tries to see what he can do. At the same time Spenser has to deal with Susan, who came back to town, and would like to see if they have a future, but this case is taking up all of his time.




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