Robert McCall, a former secret agent of an unnamed government organization, often referred to simply as "The Company", tries to make amends for his past sins by giving free of charge his services as a troubleshooter; a protector, and an investigator. People in need find him through a newspaper advert. "Got a problem? Odds against you? Call the Equalizer."
Last Episode04x22 Suicide Squad Aired: Aug. 24, 1989
- McCall comes to the aid of a college student who's lost his athletic scholarship and fears disappointing his parents, and turns to drug …
Series Fun Facts
- Melissa Leo guest-starred in one episode of the series. Years later in 2014, she co-starred in the theatrical film remake of the series with Denzel Washington in the title role.
- It is said that Edward Woodward's appearance in the "The Wickerman" gained him this role. He had previously played in "Callan", a British TV detective show.
- Edward Woodward suffered a heart attack in the summer of 1987. Accordingly, the producers needed to find a quick replacement while Woodward recuperated. Robert Mitchum was brought on as an…
[show]Edward Woodward suffered a heart attack in the summer of 1987. Accordingly, the producers needed to find a quick replacement while Woodward recuperated. Robert Mitchum was brought on as an old friend of Robert McCall who helped McCall's son search for his missing father in the two-part episode, "Mission: McCall." Richard Jordan was also brought on as embittered former operative Harley Gage and stayed for eight more episodes.