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      Season 2 – The Equalizer

      1986 Crime Drama List
      Reviews Robert McCall is a retired secret agent. Having become disillusioned by all the rigamarole that comes with secret agenting, McCall starts to look out for the little guy. Calling himself "The Equalizer," McCall puts ads in the paper marketing to desperate people in desperate situations. McCall usually takes these cases for little or no money (he lives in a posh Manhattan apartment). Acting as both bodyguard and investigator, sometimes using his government resources, McCall usually manages to save the day. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Oct 8, 1986 Prelude McCall faces death when he attempts to save a kidnapped journalist being tortured in a Latin American dictatorship. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 15, 1986 Nocturne McCall hires distraught Logan (Michael Parks) to protect a blind woman (Jessica Harper) from a man who attacked her years before. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 22, 1986 A Community of Civilized Men His girlfriend's (Tammy Grimes) death leads McCall to a woman (Jennifer Grey) pursued by a terrorist (Lewis Vanbergen). Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 29, 1986 Joyride A high schooler (Christian Slater) takes a hearse for a joy ride, then discovers the casket is filled with crack. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 5, 1986 Shades of Darkness An officer in the National Guard is implicated in a gruesome murder and turns to McCall for much-needed help. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 12, 1986 Nightscape Three drug-crazed thugs terrorize night riders on the subway. Guest stars: Austin Pendleton, Frances Fisher and Thomas G. Waites. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 19, 1986 Counterfire A group of shady characters and a series of fake obituaries figure in a scheme to frame McCall for murder. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 26, 1986 The Line McCall comes to the rescue when a notorious vigilante group tries to hide its involvement in the murder of a student. Details Episode 9 Aired Dec 3, 1986 Tip on a Sure Thing Extortionists snatch a jockey's son to force the man to throw a high-stakes race; guests Paul Gleason, Cleavant Derricks. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 10, 1986 The Cup Mickey's brother, a priest, refuses to reveal details of an assassination plot heard in confession. Details Episode 11 Aired Dec 17, 1986 Heartstrings McCall (Edward Woodward) comes to the aid of a widow whose infant son was kidnapped from her hospital bed. Details Episode 12 Aired Jan 7, 1987 High Performance A construction worker observes a strangling in an apartment across the street, but police find no body. Details Episode 13 Aired Jan 14, 1987 Beyond Control Fearing for his life, Control asks McCall to protect him from the KGB, who infiltrated a Company operation. Details Episode 14 Aired Jan 21, 1987 Carnal Persuasion A judge asks a woman for sexual favors as part of an agreement to reduce her husband's drug-possession sentence. Details Episode 15 Aired Feb 4, 1987 Memories of Manon Control summons McCall to help the daughter (Melissa Sue Anderson) of a kidnapped Quebec police inspector. Details Episode 16 Aired Feb 11, 1987 Memories of Manon Time is running out as Yvette tries to learn the identity of the person who has been giving information to her police inspector father. Details Episode 17 Aired Feb 18, 1987 Solo A police officer (Kevin Spacey) tracks a bail-jumper (Lindsay Crouse) accused of killing his partner; guest Austin Pendleton. Details Episode 18 Aired Feb 25, 1987 A Place to Stay A 13-year-old girl, running away from her battling parents, becomes caught up in the world of child pornography. Details Episode 19 Aired May 6, 1987 Coal Black Soul A beautiful psychiatrist (Patricia Kalember) helps McCall understand a serial murderer begging to be stopped. Details Episode 20 Aired May 13, 1987 First Light Scott's attempts to use his father's methods in helping a friend result in a life-and-death predicament that only his dad can solve. Details Episode 21 Aired May 20, 1987 Hand and Glove Wheelchair-bound after witnessing her father's murder, a girl sees the killer in her dreams. Details Episode 22 Aired May 27, 1987 Re-Entry A boy hires McCall to save his father (John Goodman), a security expert blackmailed to steal a chemical. Details Next
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      Season Info

      Richard Compton, Alan Metzger, Aaron Lipstadt, Tony Wharmby, James Duff McAdams, Donald Petrie, Russ Mayberry
      Executive Producer
      James Duff McAdams
      Coleman Luck, Jack V. Fogarty, Jim Trombetta, Carleton Eastlake, Daniel Pyne, Scott Shepherd
      Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Oct 8, 1986
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