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Release Date:
4 January 1985 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The man... The machine... See more »
Plot:
A desk bound cop secretly fights crime as the test pilot for a prototype combat motorcycle. Full summary »
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Under-rated super vehicle with superb soundtrack See more (16 total) »

Cast

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Rex Smith ... Jesse Mach (13 episodes, 1985)
Richard Venture ... Lt. Cmdr. Leo Altobelli (13 episodes, 1985)

Joe Regalbuto ... Norman Tuttle (13 episodes, 1985)
Jeannie Wilson ... Rachel Adams (12 episodes, 1985)
Ernie Anderson ... Narrator (12 episodes, 1985)
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Series Directed by
Virgil W. Vogel (5 episodes, 1985)
Harvey S. Laidman (3 episodes, 1985)
Daniel Haller (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Writing credits
Paul M. Belous (13 episodes, 1985)
Robert Wolterstorff (13 episodes, 1985)
Bruce Lansbury (12 episodes, 1985)
Nicholas Corea (3 episodes, 1985)
Deborah Dean Davis (3 episodes, 1985)
Bruce Cervi (2 episodes, 1985)
Karen Harris (2 episodes, 1985)

Series Produced by
Paul M. Belous .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1985)
Medora Heilbron .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1985)
Robert Wolterstorff .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1985)
Burton Armus .... producer (12 episodes, 1985)
Stephen Cragg .... producer (12 episodes, 1985)
Karen Harris .... producer (12 episodes, 1985)
Bruce Lansbury .... supervising producer (12 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Original Music by
Tangerine Dream (13 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Cinematography by
Frank P. Flynn (13 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Film Editing by
Neil MacDonald (3 episodes, 1985)
Jeanene Ambler (2 episodes, 1985)
Tom Finan (2 episodes, 1985)
Jack Gleason (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Casting by
Melvin Johnson (10 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Art Direction by
Hub Braden (6 episodes, 1985)
William H. Tuntke (6 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Marc E. Meyer Jr. (10 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Production Management
Mitchell L. Gamson .... unit production manager (12 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jerry Ketcham .... second assistant director (12 episodes, 1985)
David L. Beanes .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1985)
Joseph A. Ingraffia .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1985)
John Slosser .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Art Department
Robert I. Jillson .... assistant art director (13 episodes, 1985)
Robert 'Bob' Jillson .... assistant art director (12 episodes, 1985)
Francis J. Pezza .... assistant art director (6 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Sound Department
Lowell Harris .... sound (13 episodes, 1985)
Glenn Hoskinson .... sound editor (8 episodes, 1985)
Bruce Stambler .... sound editor (5 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Jim Michaels .... visual effects producer (13 episodes, 1985)
Louie Schwartzberg .... special visual effects (11 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Stunts
John Moio .... stunt coordinator (9 episodes, 1985)
Larry Holt .... stunts (4 episodes, 1985)
Mike Tillman .... stunt coordinator (4 episodes, 1985)
Brian J. Williams .... stunt performer (3 episodes, 1985)
Shawn Lane .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Daniel S. McCoy .... documentary camera (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Casting Department
Melvin Johnson .... casting (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael W. Hoffman .... costume supervisor (7 episodes, 1985)
Aggie Lyon .... costume supervisor (7 episodes, 1985)
Charles DeMuth .... costume supervisor (5 episodes, 1985)
Arlene Zamiara .... costume supervisor (5 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Music Department
Donald Woods .... music editor (12 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (3 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Other crew
Bob Baublitz .... executive story consultant (12 episodes, 1985)
 

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60 min (13 episodes)
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Responsible for the art direction of the daily series' locations and/or stage sets, the art department team was expected to supervise and co-ordinate the second unit stunt filming unit as well. William Tuntke (art director), Francis "Frank" Pezza and Bob Jillson (assistant Art directors) were the initiating Universal Studios' art department design team assigned the pilot and subsequent five shows. Producer Stephan Cragg and the show's other Producers found Tuntke and Pezza failed co-ordinating the "Street Hawk" bike stunt film unit's special effects requirements. Stephan Cragg had worked with Hub Braden on the 1982 MGM-CBS TV series "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers". Stephan Cragg asked Braden to take over "Street Hawk" as the show's art director. Braden was currently working at 20th Century Fox on the Glenn Larson and Harker Wade CBS-Fox series "Cover Up". Braden told Stephan Cragg that he would not make a lateral job move from one studio to another at scale, unless he would be offered more money to quit one show, moving (jumping ship) onto another studio project for more pay. Understanding the dilemma, Stephan Cragg offered Braden $300 over scale. When Braden told Harker Wade that he had been offered more pay, Harker Wade called the "Air Wolf UPM" questioning Braden's pay deal memo in order to stay with the "Cover Up" production crew. "Air Wolf" was not changing nor firing their art direction team! Harker called Braden's bluff by not meeting Braden's pay raise deal memo to remain on Fox's "Cover Up". Fox's show UPM told Braden that Harker had called Universal's "Air Wolf UPM" confirming that their staff was not changing. Hub laughed, responding in dismay, "Harker called the wrong show UPM, "Street Hawk...not...Air Wolf!"See more »
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26 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Under-rated super vehicle with superb soundtrack, 29 July 1999
Author: Mark-192 from Lisburn, N.Ireland, UK

Back in the "super vehicle boom" with Airwolf, Knight Rider, The Highwayman and this show, teenagers everywhere watched week after week with anticipation for the next episode.

While Airwolf was the only adult show of the whole lot (and my personal all-time favourite series), Knight Rider the most family orientated, Street Hawk was aimed at a teenage demographic. Why it failed is anybody's guess (probably time-slot or competition on the other channels at the time), but while Airwolf and Knight Rider both made 4 successful seasons each (and now run in syndication today), Street Hawk was cancelled after a half season of 13 episodes - which was a real shame.

The action, the bike, the music... especially the music by Tangerine Dream (they actually did 3.5 hours of a musical suite for the show which was then split up for each individual episode - a well overdue soundtrack release would be appreciated!) added to the high-tech production values of this comic-book type show. It never got a chance.

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