Sledge Hammer!: Season 1, Episode 3

Witless (3 Oct. 1986)

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When an organized crime boss puts a price on his head, Sledge is able to take refuge with a peace-loving "Maninote" farmer and his daughter.

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Anne-Marie Martin ...
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Don Phillip Souza
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Jacob
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Isadora
John Milford ...
Officer Lenny
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Sam Steinway
Mike Tino ...
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Diner Customer
Danny Dayton ...
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Crime boss Don Phillip Souza is incensed that Sledge's relentless efforts have greatly reduced possibilities for criminal activity and offers $1 million to anyone who can kill him. Luck, instinct, and circumstance combine to help Sledge narrowly avoid assassination attempts by various hit men and thugs. After one especially harrowing near-miss, a "Maninote" farmer and his daughter find Sledge unconscious in a field and take him back to their home. For a time, Sledge finds peace in the simple lifestyle and potential romance with the young woman. However, when Souza's men learn his whereabouts from a tap on Dori's phone, they launch an all-out assault on the farm. Sledge's hopes for survival depend on his ability to convince the peace-loving "Maninotes" to help him subdue the assassins and return to the city for a face-to-face confrontation with Souza. Written by Sam Spear

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3 October 1986 (USA)  »

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The original script described the farmers as living in a "Hamish" community, but censors pressured it be changed for fear of offending the Amish community. Alan Spencer found this amusing because the Amish community do not have televisions. See more »

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Spoofs The Godfather (1972) See more »

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