The missions of a major city's police department's Special Weapons and Tactics unit.
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This series features the missions of the fictional W.C.P.D.'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>

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17 February 1975 (USA)  »

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Die knallharten Fünf  »

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The series' theme music, "Theme from S.W.A.T.," by Rhythm Heritage was a #1 hit single on the Billboard Top 100 on February 28, 1976. See more »

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Spoofed in Spun (2002) See more »

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Theme from S.W.A.T.
Written by Barry De Vorzon
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8 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is another show that portrays policemen as super heroes. Shows like this and other Spelling/Goldberg productions such as The Rookies, T.J. Hooker and Starsky and Hutch would often portray police officers inaccurately as super heroes who rushed in and beat up the bad guys. Thank God for shows like N.Y.P.D. Blue, C.S.I. and the Law and Order franchise for bringing realism back onto television.


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