S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)

TV Series  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 856 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 7 critic

The missions of the Los Angeles Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics unit.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 09 Mar 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 14 Mar 2014
 
a list of 39 titles
created 04 Jun 2014
 
a list of 25 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "S.W.A.T." on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)

S.W.A.T. (1975–1976) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of S.W.A.T..

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1976   1975  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Vega$ (1978–1981)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Urich, Bart Braverman, Phyllis Davis
The Rookies (1972–1976)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The trials and adventures of three young police officers.

Stars: Georg Stanford Brown, Sam Melville, Kate Jackson
Baretta (1975–1978)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The cases of maverick undercover New York detective Tony Baretta.

Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Edward Grover
Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera
Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police.

Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton
McCloud (1970–1977)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sam McCloud is a Marshal from a Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.

Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A non-stop, race against time action packed thriller that follows an elite SWAT Team as they try to stop a domestic terrorist from killing innocent hostages and destroying the city of Los ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Woodward Jr.
Stars: Tom Sizemore, Mischa Barton, Timothy Woodward Jr.
Cannon (1971–1976)
Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The cases of a fat private detective.

Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman
Police Woman (1974–1978)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop
Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas
CHiPs (1977–1983)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine
Kojak (1973–1978)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A bald police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Lieutenant Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson (37 episodes, 1975-1976)
...
 Officer Jim Street (37 episodes, 1975-1976)
...
 Sergeant David 'Deacon' Kay (37 episodes, 1975-1976)
...
 Officer Dominic Luca (37 episodes, 1975-1976)
James Coleman ...
 Officer T.J. McCabe (37 episodes, 1975-1976)
Edit

Storyline

This series features the missions of the Los Angeles Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics team. They are a team of highly trained and heavily armed police officers who's purpose is to make coordinated assaults on armed and dangerous criminals in sensitive situations and defensible locations. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 February 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die knallharten Fünf  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(34 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Burt Reynolds recommended his friend Robert Urich to producer Aaron Spelling for this show. Reynolds and Urich were both alumni of Florida State University. Although this show lasted only two seasons, Spelling remembered Urich and later cast him in Vega$ (1978), which had a longer run. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cookout (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from S.W.A.T.
Written by Barry De Vorzon
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
S.W.A.P. it for something else!
5 July 2006 | by (Adelaide, South Australia) – See all my reviews

In 1975 I was still in the army.

We'd been through "Mod Squad" and similar 'groovy' attempts at television showing us that it was awkward to be a Vietnam vet - because ALL of them were either cops or robbers. What the medium at the time was NOT showing, was that things hadn't changed since the First World War: when the troops come home, they are not the same people they were when they went away.

OK. That's something best discussed on another day.

SWAT is crap because the actors make the notion of watching paint dry exciting. It might be an early Spelling production, but it's as terrible as the 'seventies Hannah Barbera cartoons. 'Wooden' is an insult to trees.

There is NO attempt to be 'real' or even occasionally-accurate when it comes to weapons per se and why people steal/use them.

Occasional 'through-the-scope' sniper views make me want to weep. Trust me, you don't want to know.

Stories/scenarios are as hackneyed as the characters. Let's face it: pneumonic plague (?!) is not got rid of as easy as "We've been inoculated, therefore you're safe". That particular episode with 'Little Billy' surviving is, indeed, a classic.

Did I offer 2/10? I must be dreaming...


2 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Swat Season 2 lombardo-5
A Can of Whup-Ass in a Bread Truck! Zach126
The best theme song ever! edunn91
COME BACK, S.W.A.T.!!!!!!! MSC2001VW
I have a question about the DVD yauli747
swat dvd bookman4020
Discuss S.W.A.T. (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page