Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker’s “Spenser” novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode. Using his years of experience, his natural talents for observation and reasoning, and the occasional bit of help from his friend Hawk, Spenser never fails to crack the case. Starring: Robert Urich as Spenser, Avery Brooks as Hawk, Barbara Stock as Susan Silverman, Carolyn McCormick as Assistant District Attorney Rita Fiore, Ron McLarty as Sgt. Frank Belson, Richard Jaeckel as Lt. Martin Quirk.