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 B.L. Stryker - The Complete First Season

 B.L.Stryker: The Complete Second Season


Show Type: Detective Drama

First Telecast: February 13, 1989

Last Telecast: August 4, 1990

Executive Producer: Tom Selleck

Broadcast History:

February 1989-May 1989, Monday 9:00-11:00 on ABC

August 1989-August 1990, Saturday 9:00-11:00 on ABC


B.L. Stryker..... Burt Reynolds

Oz Jackson..... Ossie Davis

Lyynda Lennox..... Dana Kaminski

Chief McGee..... Michael O. Smith

Oliver..... Alfie Wise

Kimberly Baskin..... Rita Moreno


Burt Reynolds, who had begun his career on TV (he was a regular on four different series between 1959 and 1970), returned many years and more than a few bad movies later to do this rather routine private eye series.

Stryker was a Vietnam War hero and burned-out New Orleans police detective who moved to Palm Beach, Florida to bum around and work occasionally as a low-rent P.I. Living on a houseboat and tooling around town in a beat up old Caddy, he solved murders mostly among the rich and famous of that golden resort. Oz was his pal and enforcer, a former boxer; Lyynda, his free-spirited secretary; Oliver, his wealthy but trouble-prone landlord; and Kimberly, his oft-married ex-wife.

B.L. Stryker was one of the rotating elements of the ABC Mystery Movie and was seen every three weeks or so.