Violence-prone Sledge Hammer is assigned to head up the investigation when the mayor's daughter is abducted, but he predictably objects to a requirement that he work with female detective Dori Doreau.

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Mayor Flambeau demands immediate results when his daughter is abducted by the Allied Violent Offense Network. He orders the police chief to take violence-prone Sledge Hammer off suspension and assign him to direct the investigation. Sledge is pleased to be back on duty, but he objects to working with female detective Dori Doreau, who is given the assignment because of her background in terrorist psychology and defense tactics. Sledge correctly deduces that a member of the mayor's family is involved in the abduction, but he damages his credibility when he impetuously brings in the mayor's wife bound and gagged. He is taken off the case and Dori is assigned to deliver the ransom, but Sledge has developed considerable respect for Dori's courage and abilities. He surreptitiously follows Dori into the dangerous situation and greatly assists her in apprehending the real culprits. Dori subsequently demonstrates her own admiration for Sledge by declining a publicly-awarded promotion that ... Written by Sam Spear

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23 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Reisner originally was to tell Doreau "You're crazy!" but ABC objected to the use of the word "crazy". So instead he says "You're off your rocker!" See more »

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After Hammer rescues Doreau, she says, "Thank goodness you followed me here," and Hammer replies, "Don't thank goodness, thank gun." But you can see that they are actually saying, "Thank God," instead of "Thank goodness" which was dubbed in post-production. See more »

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Sledge Hammer: You hear that? I'm off suspension. Looks like they can't keep a good man down. Or me, either.
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References Miami Vice (1984) See more »

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