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Spenser: The Judas Goat (1994)

Spenser is hired out by Hugh Dixon to track down the killers of his wife and daughters. He and Hawk are drawn into a huge plot involving assassination attempts on African leader Winston Boyko by some racist terrorist named Paul.

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Joseph L. Scanlan

Writers:

Robert B. Parker (based on the novel by), Nahum Tate (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Urich ... Spenser
Avery Brooks ... Hawk
Natalie Radford Natalie Radford ... Cloris Caldwell
Geordie Johnson Geordie Johnson ... Paul
Wendy Crewson ... Susan Silverman
Leon Pownall Leon Pownall ... Hugh Dixon
Falconer Abraham Falconer Abraham ... Patrice Mkibe
Barclay Hope ... Flanders
Ardon Bess Ardon Bess ... Winston Boyko
Adrian Truss ... Inspector Downes
Daniel Parker Daniel Parker ... Spike
Alexandra Amini ... Janet Howe (as Alex Amini)
Todd Schroeder ... Raymond
Jonathan Welsh Jonathan Welsh ... Felix
Anne Richie Anne Richie ... Flanders Receptionist (as Anne Ritchie)
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Storyline

Spenser is hired out by Hugh Dixon to track down the killers of his wife and daughters. He and Hawk are drawn into a huge plot involving assassination attempts on African leader Winston Boyko by some racist terrorist named Paul.

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Spenser is on the hunt for a terrorist cell... and the fuse is lit for one very explosive showdown.

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Crime | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bode Expiatório See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

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When Spenser is in the bathtub he is smoking a cigar.interesting, considering Spenser doesn't smoke. See more »

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When Spenser is outside the hotel eating donuts, he starts out in the left-hand chair, but in the next shot, as Hawk pulls up, he is seated in the right-hand chair. See more »

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Follows Spenser: Ceremony (1993) See more »

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Tepid P.I. mystery
21 February 2000 | by helpless_dancerSee all my reviews

Spenser and Hawk go off to Canada to nail the killers of an American tycoon's family. Along the way they uncover a plot to assassinate an African leader which ties in with their own investigation. I couldn't get interested in the show, it just floated along sluggishly. Parker's books are better.


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