S.W.A.T. (TV Series 1975–1976) Poster



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Remade as 

S.W.A.T. (2003)
S.W.A.T. (2017) (TV Series)

Spun-off from 

The Rookies (1972) (TV Series)
Hondo Harrelson is introduced in The Rookies: S.W.A.T. (1975).

Referenced in 

Rhoda: Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye (1975) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name by one of the police detectives.
Mary Tyler Moore: Menage-a-Lou (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ted.
Sanford and Son: Here Today, Gone Today (1976) (TV Episode)
Finding their furniture stolen, Fred tells Lamont to call this elite corps of cops.
The Twilight Zone: Gramma/Personal Demons/Cold Reading (1986) (TV Episode)
Rockne S. O'Bannon wrote for the series.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Legend of Dinosaurs (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "That was the 'Theme from S.W.A.T.,' wasn't it?"
Jury Duty (1995)
The "Theme from S.W.A.T." is heard as Tommy and Frank drive off in the truck.
Recess: School's Out (2001)
Theme song plays during one of the chase segments
Spun (2002)
Stealing Harvard (2002)
"Theme from S.W.A.T." is heard as John, Duff, and Elaine attempt to break into Homespital.
S.W.A.T. (2003)
The Cookout (2004)
Queen Latifah's character has a SWAT uniform and when she puts it on the theme music from SWAT plays
Yes, Dear: Broken by the Mold (2005) (TV Episode)
Theme music used while Jimmy is chasing Greg.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.194 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Classic TV Themes" category
Click (2006)
When Michael presses the menu button on the remote you see a flashback of his life and various theme songs from tv and gameshows play in the background
The Simpsons: Stop or My Dog Will Shoot (2007) (TV Episode)
Theme music plays during the training scene at the police dog academy.
Death Proof (2007)
A cover of the 'S.W.A.T.' theme music is a record in the jukebox.
Hot Rod (2007)
board game on Rod's bedroom shelf
Phineas and Ferb: Bubble Boys/Isabella and the Temple of Sap (2009) (TV Episode)
As the Fireside Girls carry out their plan to use the van to get the tree, the theme music from this show is heard
The Other Guys (2010)
Gamble hums the theme song
The Hour: Episode #7.43 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jason Priestley says it was his favorite show growing up.
The Boss Baby (2017)
The SWAT theme plays during an early chase scene.

Featured in 

Saturday Night Live: Candice Bergen/Frank Zappa (1976) (TV Episode)
On television during cold opening
21 Jump Street: Christmas in Saigon (1987) (TV Episode)
Harry watches a clip of this show.
S.W.A.T. (2003)
a member of the SWAT team watches the Series at home after work
Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) (Video)
cop show distortion and tropes
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1975 (2006) (TV Episode)
Shown as part of the 1975 episode of the show on VH1.
Burn Motherfucker, Burn! (2017)
Clip shown

Spoofed in 

Pink S.W.A.T. (1978) (Short)
Spun (2002)
The Loud House: Lock 'N' Loud/The Whole Picture (2017) (TV Episode)
In "Lock 'N Loud", when Lincoln finds out about the robber, he shouts "Battle Stations!" and a split screen appears and the music, spoofing the famous 70's show, is heard.

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