Sledge becomes a contestant on "The Million Dollar Question" in an attempt to prove that the show's host was responsible for the murder of a successful contestant.

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Bob Kenny
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David
Leslie Morris ...
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Officer Grace
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Mrs. Jordan
Suzanne von Schaack ...
Inga (as Suzanne von Schaak)
Kurt Paul ...
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Mrs. Perlin
Caleb Asch ...
Mel Jordan
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Caskey Swaim ...
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Michael Michaud ...
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Bookish Mel Jordan is the biggest winner to date on a game show known as "The Million Dollar Question", but he dies in an automobile accident one day before he gets a chance to answer one question to win the $1,000,000. Sledge and Dori's investigation reveals that Jordan was actually dead before the accident occurred and that program host/producer Bob Kenny had previously filed for bankruptcy protection. Sledge is convinced that Kenny cannot afford to pay the $1,000,000 to a successful contestant on the show and that he is responsible for Jordan's murder. To test his theory, Sledge persuades Kenny to let him become a contestant on the show. With Dori's help, he is able to get to the $1,000,000 question and into a position to expose Kenny or affirm his innocence. Written by Sam Spear

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13 December 1986 (USA)  »

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Series creator Alan Spencer and episode writer Brian Pollack first met writing for a game show hosted by guest star Peter Marshall. Spencer was fired from the game show because his writing style was "off the wall". See more »

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Sledge Hammer: Game shows are for people that are low on brain cells.
Dori Doreau: That's not true. Have you ever played Trivial Pursuit? That takes brains.
Sledge Hammer: Doreau, I am in pursuit of one thing, and that is justice. And that takes bullets.
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References First Blood (1982) See more »

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