Spenser: For Hire is a mystery television series based on Robert B. Parker’s Spenser novels. The series, developed for TV by John Wilder, differs from the novels, mostly in its lesser degree of detail.
Like many TV detective series, the show is voiced over in first person, just as the novels are written.
Original titleSpenser: For Hire
First air dateSep. 20, 1985
Last air dateMay. 07, 1988