Sable (TV series)

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Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Sherman-Rosetti Productions
Taft Entertainment Television
Original network ABC
Original release November 7, 1987 – January 2, 1988

Sable is a television program that aired on ABC during the 1987-1988 season, and is based on the comic book, Jon Sable: Freelance, by Mike Grell. Seven episodes of the series aired.

The show was a one-hour adventure/drama about mercenary and vigilante Jon Sable (Lewis Van Bergen), who by day was children's book author Nicholas Fleming. The program ran on Saturdays at 8:00, and aired its final episode on January 2, 1988. Rene Russo had her first television role on the series. Lara Flynn Boyle also had one of her first acting roles playing a kidnapped girl in the series pilot.



1. Toy Gun: Series pilot. Sable helps a toy manufacturer whose kidnapped granddaughter's captors are trying to force him to commit suicide in exchange for her life.

2. Hunt: The son of the man Sable killed comes to Chicago with the intent to kill Sable.

3.Evangelist: The discovery of a young orphan girl in his apartment leads to Sable discovering a baby selling scheme at the orphanage.

4.Serial Killer: Sable is asked to protect the latest target of a serial the killer himself.

5.Copycat: Someone posing as Sable begins taking down those he deems "garbage".

6.Watchdogs: Cheesecake turns to Sable for help when a neighborhood watch group beings going after minorities, putting a reunion with his stepmother on hold.

7.Mob: An old friend, who also happens to be a thief, needs Sable's protection when a mobster whose safe was robbed begins targeting other thieves.

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