Sledge is abducted by a former television executive whose brainwashing operation reprograms its victim's minds through unrelenting and unmerciful exposure to television programming.

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Anne-Marie Martin ...
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Landon Smartikoff
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Marc Rinsler
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Officer Chris Raker
Ken Letner ...
Myles Theiss
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Johnny 'Red Shoes' Haggis
Leslie Morris ...
Dorothy Dells ...
The Judge
John Zenda ...
Abductor with Moustache
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TV Reporter Amy Porter
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Sledge is abducted by a former television executive whose brainwashing operation reprograms its victim's minds through unrelenting and unmerciful exposure to television programming.

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17 September 1987 (USA)  »

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The character of Landon Smartikoff is a thinly veiled satire of Brandon Tartikoff (1949-97), the television executive who rebooted the poorly performing NBC in the early 1980s and made the network a ratings leader. See more »

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Raker is asked to relate the events in 1986 (the year of the first season). The intro says that the second season happens five years previous to the end of the first season. See more »

Quotes

Captain Trunk: Hammer, I'm amazed that you were able to hold out against their brainwashing.
Sledge Hammer: Well, it was easy, sir. I simply thought about one thing.
Captain Trunk: What was that?
Sledge Hammer: Well, who's always close to my side? Someone I'm afraid I've been neglecting lately. Someone for whom I've never been able to express my true feelings.
[Dori blushes and smiles as Hammer looks at her]
Sledge Hammer: Someone who's beautiful. Sleek. Attractive. I think it's obvious who I'm talking about, sir.
Dori: Oh, Sledge, stop!
Sledge Hammer: [Pulls out gun] My gun.
Captain Trunk: Hammer, you ...
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References ABC News Nightline (1980) See more »

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