Charlie Battles is a veteran cop who was about to be assigned a desk job. When he is teamed with a hotshot, Kaz Kaczierowski. Together, they team up, constantly being at odds over how to handle criminals.

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 Charlie Battles (18 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Joe 'Kaz' Kaczierowski (18 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Pappas (10 episodes, 1989-1990)
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Charlie Battles is a veteran cop who was about to be assigned a desk job. When he is teamed with a hotshot, Kaz Kaczierowski. Together, they team up, constantly being at odds over how to handle criminals.

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Excellent show
2 December 2006 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Ileana, nice to hear there's another person who liked the show. In Finland we had 15 or 16 episodes I think, and I recorded all of those. I still do have them on VHS.

Since Hardball's not on DVD, or even original VHS, I've been thinking of getting my recorded episodes to digital format at some point. I do have the pilot also, but due to some sad coincidences, it has a bit worse quality than the other episodes.

Great series, John Ashton and Richard Tyson had a nice chemistry and fitted their roles perfectly. The best thing in the series was the humour, which often came from these two guys competing each other. That lead to a lot of juicy loud-mouthing and amusing happenings.

Why it was canceled after one season, is a mystery to me, but I definitely miss the characters. It's not realistic to wait for it's second airing I guess. :(


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