IMDb > "Sledge Hammer!" (1986)
"Sledge Hammer!"
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany creditsepisode listepisodes castepisode ratings... by rating... by votes
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsmessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summaryplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

"Sledge Hammer!" (1986) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1986-1988

Photos (See all 6 | slideshow) Videos (see all 2)
Sledge Hammer!: :  -- Clip: Big nazi on campus
Sledge Hammer!: :  -- Clip: Hammer gets nailed intro

Overview

User Rating:
8.3/10   3,733 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 16% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Creator:
Contact:
View company contact information for Sledge Hammer! on IMDbPro.
Seasons:
1 | 2 | unknown
Release Date:
23 September 1986 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
If This is Law Enforcement, God Help us All! See more »
Plot:
The adventures of a dumb police detective who always looks for the most violent solution to any problem. Full summary »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(3 articles)
User Reviews:
A true great See more (59 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 36)

David Rasche ... Sledge Hammer (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Anne-Marie Martin ... Dori Doreau (41 episodes, 1986-1988)

Harrison Page ... Captain Trunk (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Leslie Morris ... Officer Majoy (31 episodes, 1986-1988)
(more)

Series Directed by
Bill Bixby (8 episodes, 1987-1988)
Charles Braverman (6 episodes, 1986-1987)
Jackie Cooper (4 episodes, 1986-1987)
David Wechter (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Reza Badiyi (3 episodes, 1987)
Gary Walkow (3 episodes, 1987)
Dick Martin (3 episodes, 1988)
Daniel Attias (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Bruce Bilson (2 episodes, 1987)
 
Series Writing credits
Alan Spencer (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Brian Pollack (10 episodes, 1986-1988)
Mert Rich (10 episodes, 1986-1988)
Al Jean (5 episodes, 1986-1987)
Mike Reiss (5 episodes, 1986-1987)
Rod Ash (5 episodes, 1987-1988)
Mark Curtiss (5 episodes, 1987-1988)
Anthony DiMarco (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
David Ketchum (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
Chris Ruppenthal (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
Jim Fisher (2 episodes, 1986)
Jim Staahl (2 episodes, 1986)
Gerald Gardner (2 episodes, 1987)

Series Produced by
Alan Spencer .... executive producer / producer (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Thomas John Kane .... producer (28 episodes, 1987-1988)
Byron Chudnow .... associate producer (21 episodes, 1986-1987)
Robert Ewing .... associate producer (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Ron Friedman .... supervising producer (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
James Ragan .... co-producer (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Robert Birnbaum .... co-producer (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
William P. D'Angelo .... executive producer (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
Alan C. Blomquist .... co-producer (9 episodes, 1987)
 
Series Original Music by
Lance Rubin (28 episodes, 1986-1988)
Richard Stone (3 episodes, 1986)
Ron Grant (3 episodes, 1987)
Don Davis (2 episodes, 1987)
 
Series Cinematography by
Norman Leigh (21 episodes, 1986-1987)
Chuck Colwell (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
 
Series Film Editing by
Craig Ridenour (11 episodes, 1986-1987)
Peter V. White (11 episodes, 1986-1987)
Briana London (11 episodes, 1987-1988)
Janet Ashikaga (8 episodes, 1987-1988)
 
Series Casting by
Barbara Hanley (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Cathy Henderson (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
 
Series Production Design by
Steven Wolff (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
Gregory Melton (11 episodes, 1987-1988)
Alex Hajdu (8 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Art Direction by
Gregory Melton (28 episodes, 1986-1987)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Michael Parker (12 episodes, 1987-1988)
Diana Allen Williams (4 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Costume Design by
Susie DeSanto (12 episodes, 1987)
Nancy G. Fox (10 episodes, 1986-1988)
Rona Lamont (7 episodes, 1987)
Giovanna Ottobre-Melton (4 episodes, 1986-1987)
 
Series Makeup Department
June Brickman .... makeup artist (40 episodes, 1986-1988)
Jay Wellington .... hair stylist (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
Robert Hallowell II .... hair stylist (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Jules Warren .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Production Management
James Ragan .... unit production manager (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Robert Birnbaum .... unit production manager (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
Larry Levin .... post-production supervisor (11 episodes, 1987-1988)
Alan C. Blomquist .... unit production manager (10 episodes, 1986-1987)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nancy King .... second assistant director (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Glen Sanford .... second assistant director / first assistant director (16 episodes, 1986-1987)
Mary Ellen Canniff .... first assistant director (10 episodes, 1986-1987)
Louis Race .... first assistant director (10 episodes, 1987-1988)
Candace Allen .... first assistant director (9 episodes, 1987-1988)
Linda Rockstroh .... second assistant director (9 episodes, 1987)
Robert P. Cohen .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 1986)

Karen Miller Ehrlich .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Jeff Ozimek .... set designer (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Raymond Camaioni .... construction coordinator (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
Christopher Amy .... property master (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Héctor López .... assistant property master (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Tommy Estridge .... property master (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
Cheri Paul .... property master (9 episodes, 1987)

Richard Bryan Douglas .... carpenter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
James Bailey .... foley artist (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Tom Koester .... sound (40 episodes, 1986-1988)

Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Charles E. Dolan .... special effects (32 episodes, 1986-1988)
Bruce Robles .... special effects (8 episodes, 1987)
 
Series Stunts
David M. Graves .... stunts (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Edward J. Ulrich .... stunt coordinator (38 episodes, 1986-1988)
Terry Jackson .... stunts (3 episodes, 1986)
Walter Robles .... stunts (3 episodes, 1986)
Spiro Razatos .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 1986)
Marian Green .... stunt double / stunt performer (2 episodes, 1987)

Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Andy Gill .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dylan Shephard .... key grip (40 episodes, 1986-1988)
Walter Stewart .... gaffer (36 episodes, 1986-1988)
Tony Baggot .... camera operator (15 episodes, 1987-1988)
Jack Lester .... camera operator (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
Tom Fraser .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1986)
Karl Alexander .... gaffer / key grip (4 episodes, 1986)
Michael Levine .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1988)
Philip D. Schwartz .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1986)

Kevin Edwards .... grip (unknown episodes)
David E. Elkins .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (unknown episodes)
Steven R. Monroe .... second assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Gregory Peters .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Ron Wisnesky .... best boy electric (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy G. Fox .... key costumer (7 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Editorial Department
Michael L. Sale .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Music Department
Danny Elfman .... composer: theme music / music supervisor (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Steve Mccroskey .... supervising music editor (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Steve Bartek .... orchestrator (6 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Transportation Department
Mario Simon .... transportation captain (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Mitch Friedman .... driver (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Geno Hart .... transportation co-captain (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Richard Rollison .... transportation coordinator (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
Eddie Lee Voelker .... transportation coordinator (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Ron Holmstrom .... transportation captain (16 episodes, 1986-1987)
Sanford Hampton .... transportation coordinator (2 episodes, 1986)
Gary W. Shaw .... transportation captain (2 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Other crew
Leonard Stern .... creative consultant (41 episodes, 1986-1988)
Brian Pollack .... story editor / executive story editor (40 episodes, 1986-1988)
Mert Rich .... story editor / executive story editor (40 episodes, 1986-1988)
Rickie Byars .... assistant: Alan Spencer (21 episodes, 1986-1987)
Michael R. Casey .... location manager (21 episodes, 1986-1987)
Al Jean .... story editor (21 episodes, 1986-1987)
Mike Reiss .... story editor (21 episodes, 1986-1987)
Nancy Rosing .... production coordinator (21 episodes, 1986-1987)
Erica Fox .... production auditor (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Bonnie Jordan .... production coordinator (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Chris Ruppenthal .... story editor (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Tracy Yeager .... assistant: Alan Spencer (19 episodes, 1987-1988)
Rod Ash .... story editor (18 episodes, 1987-1988)
Mark Curtiss .... story editor (18 episodes, 1987-1988)
Nancy Edwards .... assistant: Thomas Kane (18 episodes, 1987-1988)
Sherry Gamlin .... assistant: Alan Spencer (17 episodes, 1987-1988)
Betty Martin Mallin .... production controller (16 episodes, 1986-1987)
Nancy Friedman .... script supervisor (16 episodes, 1987-1988)
Patricia Althouse .... assistant: Mr. D'Angelo (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
Anthony J. Saenz .... location manager (12 episodes, 1987)
Tino Insana .... story editor (11 episodes, 1986)
Molly Zimmerman .... assistant: Thomas Kane (9 episodes, 1987)
Coby Turner .... script supervisor (8 episodes, 1987)
Rene Botana .... location manager (7 episodes, 1987-1988)
Alessandra Mazzola .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 1986-1987)
Connie Barzaghi .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 1986)
Jim Fisher .... story editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Jim Staahl .... story editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Barry Gurstein .... story editor (4 episodes, 1986)
David Pitlik .... story editor (4 episodes, 1986)
Anne Warner .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1987)
Patricia Depew .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1986)

Peter Devaney Flanagan .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Brad Stephens .... publicist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Bela Lugosi .... in memory of (1 episode, 1987)
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sledge Hammer: The Early Years" - USA (second season title)
See more »
Runtime:
30 min | Argentina:60 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The first season was filmed on 35mm film. But the second season was filmed on 16mm film in order to cut costs.See more »
Quotes:
Sledge Hammer:Every breath you take, every move you make... I'll be watching you. That's police talk.See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

What is the deal with season 2 being set five years before season 1?
How many people do we see Sledge shoot during the series?
Why doesn't Sledge sing any Elvis songs during 'All Shook Up'?
See more »
19 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
A true great, 9 June 2000
Author: goggy turk from Aberdeen

This is one of the greatest TV comedies that has ever been produced. Episodes like "All Shook Up" (the Elvis impersonators one) and "Hammeroid" (the Robocop spoof) will stay with me forever. Today's comedies can't hold a candle to this. It discovered irony and satire 10 years before the rest of America. "Trust me- I know what I'm doing!" should have been a catchprase for one of Ronald Reagan's campaigns, it summed up the spirit of an age that is no more, like this sublime show...<sob>

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (59 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for "Sledge Hammer!" (1986)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Where did the funny go? brescia3701
Anybody dissapointed with Season 2?? taimur_yk
season 2 something odd that came true 20 years later elf25s
Bullet in the Face is out on DVD FryHigh
Favorite lines lokar3791
Anne-Marie Martin (Dori Doreau) was soooooo sexy! nightcrawler71
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Starsky & Hutch Beverly Hills Cop Rush Hour 2 Bullitt Dirty Harry
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Episode guide Full cast and crew Company credits
External reviews News articles IMDb TV section
IMDb Action section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.

You may add a new episode for this TV series by clicking the 'add episode' button