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
- In 2014, 25 years after the series ended. Denzel Washington succeeded Edward Woodward in the role of Robert McCall in the 2014 film adaptation of "The Equalizer", which is based on the TV series.
- During the height of the show's popularity, actor Edward Woodward was often approached on the street by people in need, with situations similar to those depicted in the show. He began…
[show]During the height of the show's popularity, actor Edward Woodward was often approached on the street by people in need, with situations similar to those depicted in the show. He began carrying flyers with the phone numbers of social services organizations and legal clinics for them to contact.
- 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.