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

Creator:

Reviews
Popularity
2,933 ( 130)

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1988   1987   1986  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

"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 <damour@sanders.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sledge Hammer: The Early Years  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sledge Hammer only shoots a person once in the series and it was by accident and happens off-camera ("Witless"). Most of the time when Hammer fires his gun, he shoots objects or shoots the villains' guns out of their hands. See more »

Quotes

Sledge Hammer: Every breath you take, every move you make... I'll be watching you. That's police talk.
See more »

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Phantom Planet (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

what a great show!!!!!
27 April 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I laughed my ass off watching this show.!!! David Rasche had a ball spoofing Dirty Harry. This show sort of reminded me of Police Squad. They cancelled it because it was ahead of its time and people were too slow to catch all of the gags in it. Anne Marie Martin was wonderful as Sledge's partner and the chemistry between the two was irresistable. I have so many fond memories of this show and I only wish they would put it back in syndication.


36 of 38 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page