Sledge Hammer!: Season 1, Episode 14

State of Sledge (10 Jan. 1987)

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After Sledge arrests the leader of a Satanic cult, the undermanned precinct soon finds itself under siege by a mob of the cult leader's bloodthirsty followers.



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Episode cast overview:
Anne-Marie Martin ...
Tom Henschel ...
Inspector Perkins
Ricky - Police Cadet
Officer Grace (as Toni Atell)
Leslie Morris ...
Police Officer
Michel Voletti ...
Soldier of the Evil (as Michael Voletti)
John Wyler ...
Jeanette O'Connor ...


Sledge leaves work early under orders from Captain Trunk, but cannot resist becoming involved in a police standoff with a deranged Satanic cult leader named Slag. When he takes Slag to the station for booking, persnickety Inspector Perkins from Internal Affairs is appalled by Sledge's history of violent behavior and his rough treatment of Slag. The inevitable dispute between the two becomes secondary when several hundred of Slag's bloodthirsty followers stage a violent attack on the police station to demand his release. The station is critically short of personnel as a result of a State visit, so only Sledge, Dori, Perkins, Captain Trunk, and a very few officers are available to defend the facility. Eventually the defenders find themselves in a desperate situation with no electricity, no phones, and no ammunition. When Dori's attempt to confront the mob on the roof of the building is unsuccessful, Sledge straps a case of dynamite sticks to himself for a high-stakes standoff with Slag ... Written by Sam Spear

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10 January 1987 (USA)  »

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This was the first episode of the series to air without a laugh track. ABC originally insisted that the series air with a laugh track but series creator Alan Spencer protested strongly against it. See more »


Captain Trunk: Hammer, this is Inspector Perkins from Internal Affairs!
Sledge Hammer: A cop who busts cops, huh?
Inspector Perkins: Does he work here?
Dori Doreau: This is Inspector Sledge Hammer.
Inspector Perkins: I don't recall seeing that name. Who is this man you're so clearly abusing?
Slag: The name is Slag.
Sledge Hammer: Slag. This rodent is the leader of a bloodthirsty cult of Satan worshippers. And so far, I like him better than I like you.
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Spoofs Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) See more »

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