T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)

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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano.

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An action comedy that traces the origin of police officer T.J. Hooker's story back to his relationship with his father.

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 Sgt. T.J. Hooker (90 episodes, 1982-1986)
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 Officer Stacy Sheridan (85 episodes, 1982-1986)
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 Officer Vince Romano (72 episodes, 1982-1985)
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 Officer Jim Corrigan / ... (66 episodes, 1982-1986)
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In the tradition of other cop shows like "Miami Vice" and "Car 54, Where Are You?", this series is no exception. The viewer follows the exploits of T.J. Hooker and Vince Romano as police officers, as they track criminals and enforce the law. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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Bob Grogan, one of the detectives who worked on the Hillside Strangler case in Los Angeles, was hired as a technical advisor for the show, but was fired when he criticized rewrites of his ideas. See more »

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There are inconsistencies as to how many children Hooker has. In the pilot episode "The Protectors", Hooker is seen only with a young daughter and son. In the first season episode "God Bless The Child", he also has a second daughter who is a teenager. But then throughout the second season, only Hooker's two young children are mentioned. But then from Season Three forward, Hooker only mentions his small daughter. See more »

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Referenced in NCIS: Los Angeles: Tin Soldiers (2011) See more »

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BEST AMERICAN COP SHOW EVER
15 February 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

T.J. Hooker was the best cop show in my opinion for many reasons.

Firstly, the storylines and action scenes were very good. But the thing I liked most was seeing the superb William Shatner playing Hooker.

Hooker was human. He was divorced from his wife because of his dedication to the job. He was a great mentor to rookie officers and he always cared about the victims of crime. And he was persistent when it came to chasing the villains. In Hookers eyes, no crime was minor and every victim of crime was a human being with feelings.

It would be so hard to recommend certain episodes because they were all good. The 3rd episode of season 1 was good-Hooker was on the trail of two drug dealers who had killed a young girl. His dedication was second to none as he pursued the bad guys.

A great show. Hooker is the type of police officer I hope exists in real life.


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