The cases of Mickey Spillane's classic private eye character.

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Mike Hammer (46 episodes, 1984-1987)
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 Velda (46 episodes, 1984-1987)
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 Captain Pat Chambers (46 episodes, 1984-1987)
Kent Williams ...
 Special Prosecutor Lawrence D. Barrington / ... (46 episodes, 1984-1987)
Donna Denton ...
 The Face (42 episodes, 1984-1987)
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 Jenny (24 episodes, 1984-1987)

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Mike Hammer is a two-fisted private eye. He's tough, he's honest, and the girls love him. The series follows his exploits as he solves a variety of crimes, most of which involve a murder somewhere along the way... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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great film noir TV show
27 August 1999 | by (Allentown, PA) – See all my reviews

Mike Hammer is the ideal private eye. He has fists of steel, a good shot, and a hot girlfriend/secretary named Velda. And Stacy Keach is the ideal Mike Hammer. He's got the right buffness and attitude to pull of a cool role like Hammer. I was introduced to this show by my grandmother, and I immediatelly enjoyed it. I was pretty upset when A&E cancelled early last year, and I think I'll complain to them! "Mike Hammer" is a great show to test your skills of logic to solve the case along with Hammer, and the action and dialogue will add up to your satisfaction as well.


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