A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.
Robert McCall is "The Equalizer", a private detective with a lot of contacts who is available for hire if you have a problem that you dont know how to solve. His no-nonsense attitude, compassion, and experience with dealing with a wide variety of situations makes him a powerful and useful detective.
Robert McCall (Woodward) is a tough-as-nails, no-BS private eye who went into business for himself after leaving the shadowy agency he once worked for. McCall works on behalf of those whose problems the police cannot - or will not - get involved in. His card reads, Got a problem? Odds against you? Need help? Call - The Equalizer. Through 4 seasons, Robert McCall went up against some of the worst elements that New York City had - including gangs, mobsters, crooked cops, vigilantes, stalkers and even psychopathic stockbrokers.