CTVA US Crime - "Spenser: For Hire" (Warner Bros/ABC) Season 2 (1986-87)

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Starring Robert Urich as Spenser
Season 2 (ABC) (1986-87)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############## Spenser For Hire ##############
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ABC Saturdays 10:00-11:00pm Eastern

2.1 [23] Spenser For Hire: AN EYE FOR AN EYE
WB prod. no. 1856031 / 27Sep86 ABC Sat (some sources say 04Oct86)
Written by Stephen Hattman
Directed by William Wiard
Guest Cast:
Marg Helgenberger ............. Nancy Ketering
Carole Shelley ................ Irene
Kent Broadhurst ............... Michael Brimson
Joshua Mostel ................. Leonard
Dan Lauria .................... Harry

2.2 [24] Spenser For Hire: WIDOW'S WALK
WB prod. no. 1856033 / 04Oct86 ABC Sat (some sources say 27Sep86)
Written by Juanita Bartlett
Directed by William Wiard
Guest Cast:
Margaret Whitton .............. Ellen Calone
Neill Barry ................... Tony Calone
Louis Zorich .................. Manuel Almeida
Helen Stenborg ................ Velma Almeida
Ed O'Neill .................... Buddy Almeida

2.3 [25] Spenser For Hire: WHITE KNIGHT
WB prod. no. 1856032 / 18Oct86 ABC Sat (some sources say 25Oct86)
Written by Daniel Freudenberger
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
Tom Atkins .................... Hatch
Page Hannah ................... Laura Findley
Douglas Wert .................. Benny Haskell
Joe Lambie .................... Theodore Wilkes
Alan North .................... Chief Hollis Cushing
Bernie McInerney .............. Sam Sindley
Pamela Burrell ................ Jessie Findley
Samuel L. Jackson ............. Leroy Clancy
Jesse Doran ................... Joey Thorpe
Jude Ciccolelia ............... Gus Sloan
Richard Snee .................. Asst.D.A. Kennedy
Marjorie O'Neill-Butler ....... Muriel
Jay Blitzman .................. Arnold Becker

2.4 [26] Spenser For Hire: ROCKABYE BABY
WB prod. no. 186034 / 25Oct86 ABC Sat (some sources say 18Oct86)
Written by David Abramowitz
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
John Cullum ................... Anthony Michael Bennett
Susan B. Hess ................. Michelle Gilbert
Norman Snow ................... Peter Devane
Clarise Taylor ................ Miss Emma
Janice Rule ................... Mrs. Bennett

2.5 [27] Spenser For Hire: AND GIVE UP SHOW BIZ?
WB prod. no. 186035 / 01Nov86 ABC Sat
Written by Robert Bielak
Directed by William Wiard
Guest Cast:
Paul Sparer ................... Ernest Galway
Patrick Breen ................. Bobby Olak
Gerry Bamman .................. Laurence Denning
Paul Herman ................... Morgan Evans

2.6 [28] Spenser For Hire: THE LONG HUNT
WB prod. no. 186036 / 8Nov86 ABC Sat
Written by David Bennett Carren
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
Drew Snyder ................... Paul Martine
J. Kenneth Campbell ........... Drputy Hagen
Don Reilly .................... Don Martine
Michael Currie ................ Sheriff Bayes
Robert Swan ................... Virgil Crebbs

2.7 [29] Spenser For Hire: HOME IS THE HERO
WB prod. no. 186037 / 22Nov86 ABC Sat
Written by Sheldon Willen
Directed by William Wiard
Guest Cast:
Tom Guinee .................... Kevin Moran
John Spencer .................. Joe Moran
Gregory Salata ................ Frank Scanlon
Leon Russom ................... Brad Stiles
Lauren Holly .................. Emily Brown
Frankie Scassp ................ Mario
Peter Maloney ................. Red Donnelly

2.8 [30] Spenser For Hire: ONE IF BY LAND, TWO IF BY SEA
WB prod. no. 186038 / 29Nov86 ABC Sat
Written by William Robert Yates
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
Donald Donnelly ............... Mr. Martin
Suzy Hunt ..................... Catherine Kelly
Robert Gerringer .............. Paul Johnson
Dee Hoty ...................... Sarah Brown
Casey King .................... Beaurengrad
Peter Boyden .................. maitre d'
James Kiberd .................. Lewis Johnson

2.9 [31] Spenser For Hire: SHADOWSIGHT
WB prod. no. 186039 / 13Dec86 ABC Sat
Written by Gerry Day
Directed by Cliff Bole
Guest Cast:
Kim Hauser .................... Chrissy Cabot
Kevin Conroy .................. Gallagher
Pat Richardson ................ Sarah Cabot
James Hurdle .................. Lucas Cabot
Tamara Tunie .................. Nina
Colin Fox ..................... Father Brendan
Christopher Loomis ............ Costigan
Jon Tenney .................... Garrett

2.10 [32] Spenser For Hire: THE HOPES AND FEARS
WB prod. no. 186040 / 20Dec86 ABC Sat
Written by Michael Petryni
Directed by Harry Harris
Guest Cast:
George DiCenzo ................ Dan Chandler
Nancy Travis .................. Maggie Ellis
Jack Gwaltney ................. Charlie Horn
Seth Green .................... Andy Chandler
Jack Sullivan
David S. Chandler ............. Hal McGraw
Lynne Thigpen ................. MRs. Jarvis
Stephen J. Brackley ........... Hank
Gilbert Lewis ................. Mr. Andre
David Kieserman ............... "Pop" Donnelli
William Parry ................. Tom Sullivan
Corois Heard .................. Jane Chandler

2.11 [33] Spenser For Hire: AMONG FRIENDS
WB prod. no. 186041 / 10Jan87 ABC Sat
Written by Daniel Freudenberger
Directed by Cliff Bole
Guest Cast:
Badja Djola ................... Tyrone Blackwell
David O'Brien ................. Tom Flaherty

2.12 [34] Spenser For Hire: I CONFESS
WB prod. no. 186043 / 17Jan87 ABC Sat
Written by Robert Malcolm Young
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Guest Cast:
James Murtaugh ................ Morton Fuller
Pamela Payton-Wright .......... Karen Fuller
Olivia Virgil Harper .......... Linda Verrain
Marita Geraghty ............... Elizabeth Canning Anthony
Jon Korkes .................... Birney Chessman
Paul Calderon ................. Lunza
Stephen Burleigh .............. Father O'Conner
Spaulding Gray ................ Edward Niles
Patricia Elliott .............. Vera Canning

2.13 [35] Spenser For Hire: MURDER AND AQUISITIONS
WB prod. no. 186042 / 24Jan87 ABC Sat
Written by Alex Gansa & Howard Gordon
Directed by Harry Harris
Guest Cast:
E. Katherine Kerr ............. Cynthia Bodman
J.T. Walsh .................... Andrew Lawford
Danielle von Zerneck .......... Lisa Bodman
Jamey Sheridan ................ Todd Wallace
Rob Morrow .................... Danny
John Madden Towey ............. Bruce Huber

2.14 [36] Spenser For Hire: PERSONAL DEMONS
WB prod. no. 186044 / 07Feb87 Sat
Written by Cynthia Darnell
Directed by Cliff Bole
Guest Cast:
Blanche Baker ................. Carolyn Tomlinson
Larry Fishburne ............... David Mukende
Dick Latessa .................. George Kendrick
Christine Farrell ............. Brenda Reston
Ruby Dee ...................... Eleanor Simpson

2.15 [37] Spenser For Hire: MARY HAMILTON
WB prod. no. 186045 / 14Feb87 ABC Sat
Written by Norma Safford Vela
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Guest Cast:
Melissa Leo ................... Mary Hamilton
Jimmy Ray Weeks ............... Billy Joe Hamilton
Earl Hindman .................. Max Ordella
Patricia Charbonneau .......... Linda Shannon
David Leary ................... Jackie Coyle
John Christopher Jones ........ Fred Taylor
Randall Edwards ............... Betsy

2.16 [38] Spenser For Hire: TRIAL AN ERROR
WB prod. no. 186046 / 21Feb87 ABC Sat
Written by Robert Bielak & Nelson Costello
Directed by David M. Whorf
Guest Cast:
Trey Wilson ................... Terry Vogel
Barton Heyman ................. Don Clemens
Jack Coultier ................. Arnie Wexler
David Patrick Kelly ........... Ned Lloyd
Alice Haining ................. Linda Arpel

2.17 [39] Spenser For Hire: ONE FOR MY DAUGHTER
(German title "Braxtons Leibwachter")
prod. WB prod. no. 186047 / 07Mar87 ABC Sat
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Guest Cast:
Larry Riley ................... Bo Braxton
Pam Potillo ................... Jessie Braxton
David Strathairn .............. Doggie Thorpe
Rocco Sisto ................... Sonny Stroud
Margaret Avery ................ Callie Braxton

2.18 [40] Spenser For Hire: MY BROTHER'S KEEPER
WB prod. no. 186048 / 14Mar87 ABC Sat
Directed by Michael Vejar
Guest Cast:
Michael Countryman ............ Nick Griffin
Fran Bill ..................... Joan Cahill
Jordan Clarke ................. Brad Griffin
Isao Sato ..................... Long Van Lign
Mako .......................... Tommy Nguyen
Beatrice Winde ................ Delia Johnson
Tom Matsusaka ................. Phan

2.19 [41] Spenser For Hire: THE ROAD BACK
WB prod. no. 186049 / 21Mar87 ABC Sat
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Guest Cast:
Kip Niven ..................... Dan Mahaffey
David Margulies ............... Karl Shore
Tony Shalhoub ................. Dr. Hambrecht
Heather Menzies ............... Miss Westmore
Frank Whaley .................. evicted boy

2.20 [42] Spenser For Hire: IF YOU KNEW SAMMY...
WB prod. no. 186050 / 04Apr87 ABC Sat (some sources say 25Apr87)
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest Cast:
Sal Viscuso ................... Sammy Backlin
John Steiz .................... Duke Fallon
Bill Cobbs .................... Larry Sills
W.H. Macy ..................... Effrem
Kate Burton ................... Randy
Andrew Clark .................. Hugo
Pedro Sanchez ................. Gang Leader

2.21 [43] Spenser For Hire: THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE
WB prod. no. 186051 / 02May87 ABC Sat
Directed by Charles Picerni
Guest Cast:
Tom Urich ..................... Thomas Oliver
Paul Guilfoyle ................ Ross Bates
Jay Patterson ................. Al Sheen
Peggy Smithhart ............... Lissa Thomas
John Rothman .................. Stanley Michaels
Richard Backus ................ John Thomas

2.22 [44] Spenser For Hire: THE SONG OF ORPHEUS
WB prod. no. 186052 / 09May87 ABC Sat
Directed by Winrich Kolbe.
Guest Cast:
John Pankow ................... Billy Hanratty
George Loros .................. Jake Williams
David O'Brien ................. Tom Flaherty
Leonard Jackson ............... Jock
John Hutton ................... Bendix
Roger Serbagi ................. Dunleavy

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