The Equalizer (1987) – Hand and Glove, and Re-Entry

Scott (William Zabka) is back for the penultimate episode of The Equalizer season two, and after a brief interaction he and his father, Robert McCall (Edward Woodward) have with a con artist, the pair find themselves involved in a case that may be all in the mind of a young, wheelchair-bound woman, or perhaps she’s…

The Equalizer (1987) – Coal Black Soul, and First Light

Apparently, neither the writers nor McCall (Edward Woodward) learned everything from last week’s episode, which featured an affair of the heart. Robert McCall has found himself in a new romance. He’s seeing Dr. Stephanie Davis (Patricia Kalember), a woman he saved from a peeping tom. The crux of the episode, Coal Black Soul, which was…

The Equalizer (1986) – Tip on a Sure Thing, and The Cup

McCall (Edward Woodward) with friend Sonny (Cleavant Derricks) at his side, discovers the seedy underbelly of bookies and off-track betting in Tip on a Sure Thing. Written by Scott Shepherd, it first aired on 3 December, 1986. A horse named Not a Quitter and his jockey, Luis Rivera (Daniel Faraldo) is the lock to win…

The Equalizer (1986) – Counterfire, and The Line

Counterfire is packed with familiar faces, Vincent D’Onofrio, William Hickey, Leonardo Cimino and another appearance by Robert Lansing as Control. Written by Scott Shepherd and Coleman Luck, this episode was first broadcast on 19 November, 1986. McCall (Edward Woodward) finds himself on the back foot when he finds himself on the run, as someone frames…

The Equalizer (1986) – A Community of Civilized Men, and Joyride

McCall (Edward Woodward) loses a potential romantic partner after resolving her issues at the beginning of A Community of Civilized Men when she’s murdered and McCall has to help her daughter, Valerie (Jennifer Grey) survive and elude a professional agent, and killer. Written by Daniel Pyne and Scott Shepherd this episode was first broadcast on…

The Equalizer (1986) – Unpunished Crimes, and Pretenders

John Cullum is the baddie in the penultimate episode of season one of The Equalizer. Unpunished Crimes was written by John Burke and Grenville Case, first airing on 1 April, 1986. Cullum is Stuart Cane, a brutal CEO with ties to a terrorist organization, and is set on ruining Frank Donahue (Dan Hedaya) and his…

The Equalizer (1986) – Breakpoint, and No Conscience

McCall (Edward Woodward) was looking forward to an enjoyable evening at a wedding reception, but things go badly when the entire party is taken hostage by terrorists who were in the building for an assassination. Breakpoint was written by Scott Shepherd and Don Carlos Dunaway from a story by Shepherd. It first went out over…

The Equalizer (1986) – Torn, and Unnatural Causes

Robert McCall (Edward Woodward) is Torn in this episode written by Carleton Eastlake from a story by Maurice Hurley and Joel Surnow. It first aired on 5 February, 1986. McCall is asked by a young girl, Laura (Melissa Joan Hart) to help her and her mother, Jessie (Caitlin Clarke) from her abusive father, O’Toole (Robert…

Miami Vice (1989) – Too Much, Too Late, and Freefall

Valerie (Pam Grier) is back, in this, the penultimate episode of Miami Vice, and the fourth and final of the ‘lost’ episodes, which aired after the finale. Written by Jack Richardson from a story by John A. Connor, this episode finally debuted on television on 25 January, 1990. Valerie returns to Miami to help out…

Miami Vice (1989) – The Lost Madonna, and Over the Line

Robert Goethals pens this episode that first aired on 17 March, 1989. It sees vice detectives Sonny Crockett (Don Johnson) and Ricardo Tubbs (Philip Micheal Thomas) assisting a New York Cop, Jeffrey Whitehead (Micheal Chiklis) in helping recover stolen artwork that a drug dealer has grabbed, They find themselves in the art world, and find…