The Equalizer

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Season 1 episodes (10)

1 The Equalizer
Academy Award nominee and multi-hyphenate Queen Latifah stars as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. As McCall acclimates to civilian life, she is compelled to use her considerable resources to help Jewel (Lorna Courtney), a teenager accused of murder and on the run from the criminals who framed her for the crime.
2 Glory
McCall's online ad leads her to a mother whose son has been kidnapped by a human trafficker (Thomas Beaudoin) and will be executed unless she steals confidential information from her FBI agent employer. Also, McCall enlists Aunt Vi to help uncover a secret Delilah is keeping from them both.
3 Judgement Day
McCall endeavors to help an escaped prisoner wrongly accused of murder who is too distrustful of the justice system that failed him to accept her aid. Also, McCall worries when her daughter, Delilah, stops hanging out with a close friend, and Detective Dante's search for McCall takes an unexpected turn.
4 It Takes a Village
McCall investigates a community activist's staged suicide and uncovers a connection between his murder and his protests over local real estate development. Also, Delilah's driving lessons lead McCall and Aunt Vi to teach her an even bigger lesson regarding personal accountability.
5 The Milk Run
The Milk Run,Doing a favor for CIA Director Suri Nance (Laila Robins) goes awry for McCall when she tries to locate a missing British mathematician and finds herself embroiled in an international fight for a revolutionary financial technology.
6 The Room Where It Happens
Mel goes undercover as a volunteer for a rising politician when McCall tries to help a despondent college student being threatened by someone inside the candidate's campaign. Also, McCall worries when Delilah starts hanging out with a young girl who served time in juvenile detention and reminds McCall of her own troubled youth.
7 Hunting Grounds
McCall races to find a woman kidnapped by a serial killer whose past crimes went undetected because the victims were from marginalized communities. Also, trouble arises for McCall when her vigilante activity puts her on Manhattan District Attorney Avery Grafton's (Jennifer Ferrin) radar.
8 Lifeline
An overseas call for help from the daughter of McCall's deceased CIA mentor forces McCall, Mel and Harry to work remotely to aid the conflict journalist as she's pursued by a hit squad in France. Also, Aunt Vi becomes suspicious when McCall skips out on another family night for work.
9 True Beliver
McCall races to help a concerned wife locate her husband before he helps an extremist group carry out an imminent bombing in the city. Also, McCall worries that her anonymity will be compromised when Delilah asks her to participate in a mother/daughter social media video.
10 Reckoning
McCall's personal and professional lives collide when Delilah and her friends are threatened by a European crime syndicate for being eyewitnesses to the outfit's execution of a drug cartel boss.

About this show

McCall presents to most as an average single mom who is quietly raising her teenage daughter. But to a trusted few, she is The Equalizer – an anonymous defender of the downtrodden, who's also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption.

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99 reviews
Carol Pack
October 24, 2021
Im going way back when i first watched her perform. few yrs. later,acting in a dark down on your luck film "set it off" A diversive RAP,dancer.ur.own jams.i can go on,MY Favorite was BRINGING DN> THE HOUSE! Lord knows what Magic u personified ur-self with.Please stay with this so far, well written series...They tend 2 double talk,making you think its better off in the incenerator!u have not met ur pottencil yet. b-pt. Your sad i forgot y i ryped u! ahahahaha! YOU GODO YOU
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February 22, 2021
We LOVE this show. Queen Latifah is outstanding. The energy and sparks between Robyn and Det. Dante are scintillating! This is the type of content we need MUCH more of. There is no reason to keep recycling the same old tired actors, The Queen gives CBS is much needed shot in the arm!
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Amber Kearney
February 15, 2021
3rd times the charm! or at least I hope it is. I love the angle they're taking on the show and the Queen doing what she does best.....not letting anyone give her sh**.
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