The adventures of a deranged and dumb police detective who always looks for the most violent solution to any problem.


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Complete series cast summary:
 Sledge Hammer (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Anne-Marie Martin ...
 Dori Doreau (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
 Captain Trunk (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Leslie Morris ...
 Officer Majoy (31 episodes, 1986-1988)


"HAMMERED: The Best of Sledge" (Laserdisc) - Prepare yourself for four crime stories that pack more punch than Sledge Hammer's trusty Magnum. And loaded with more misadventure than there is air between Sledge's ears. Our hero find himself up against the likes of the infamous Elvis impersonator serial killer, a powerful Mafioso Don, the sex-starved Elizabeth, and a violent revolutionary. Armed only with a Magnum, grenades, several Uzi machine-guns, and a bazooka, our hero singlehandedly makes the streets safe again for law-abiding citizens. Written by <>

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If This is Law Enforcement, God Help us All! See more »


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23 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Sledge Hammer: The Early Years  »

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Did You Know?


David Rasche, described to be a very well-adjusted person, revealed in the Sledge Hammer! DVD that contrary to the relationship that Hammer and Captain Trunk had, he and Harrison Page became good friends and still, to this day, keep in touch. See more »


Captain Trunk: [to terrorist] Alright! Your show's been cancelled!
Sledge Hammer: You talking to me?
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Crazy Credits

Before the first episode of the second season was shown, this "disclaimer" appeared: The following season of Sledge Hammer! takes place five years before that nuclear explosion. Thank you. See more »


Referenced in National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007) See more »

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i give it four bullets
5 March 2002 | by (az) – See all my reviews

Brilliant! I loved this show as a kid.One of the few shows that i taped almost every episode. Watching it now i see just how satirical it was. Made fun of everything and the moonlighting jokes were awesome.Classic line " Just remember you're suspect numero uno,Every breath you take, Every move you make, I'll be watching you....That's police talk, now get out of here".

Highly recommended

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