Sergeant T.J. Hooker spearheads a police officer recruitment program that provides on-the-street training. Hooker's recruits have to learn fast when they go up against a pair of cold-blooded killers on a crime spree.
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According to an interview he gave to Irish television programme 'The Late Late Show'. when William Shatner was first filming the series autograph hunters asked him why Captain Kirk was dressed as a policeman? Once it began to air they insisted he sign their autographs as TJ Hooker. Shatner stated this brought home to him the power television could wield over its audience. See more
Throughout the run of the series, Hooker has destroyed his cruiser at least a dozen times, but when he gets a new cruiser, it's always serial number 49357. Once a cruiser is destroyed, the serial number would not be reused. See more
Sgt. T.J. Hooker
T.J. Hooker is the name. But you don't have to lose any sleep wondering what the T.J. stands for, as far as you're concerned, my first name is 'Sergeant'.
Referenced in Scarface