T.J. Hooker: Season 2, Episode 2

King of the Hill (2 Oct. 1982)

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Hooker and Romano come up against a pair of rebellious speed racers looking to finance their souped-up cars via a crime spree.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Dan Danko
Karen Stewart
James O'Sullivan ...
Det. Conrad
Jeff Simpson
Pauly Culver
Tara St. Andrew ...
Tess Parker
Roberta Lee Carroll ...
Bobbi Danko
Dr. Taylor
Phil Rubenstein ...
Axel Shiff
Joe Doyle
Toni Catalano ...
Victoria (as Toni Petrie)


Hooker and Romano come up against a pair of rebellious speed racers looking to finance their souped-up cars via a crime spree.

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Action | Crime | Drama




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2 October 1982 (USA)  »

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Actor James Darren plays "Dan Danko", an old "hill racing" rival of Hooker. Here Darren's character engages in illegal street racing and is accused of the robberies. In later seasons Darren will return to the series as "Officer Jim Corrigan", this time on the side of law and order. See more »


After dispatch announces another unit is "in pursuit" of a robbery suspect, Hooker and Romano engage their lights and sirens to join the chase. In the background a civilian vehicle overtakes their vehicle and passes them. See more »


Axel Shiff: Ah, my good friends the police. I take care of all their cars. Excuse me, lady.
Sgt. T.J. Hooker: [Hooker exits his car, swinging his baton] Hello Axel, nice to see you.
Axel Shiff: What do you want, Hooker? Get lost, you're bad for business.
Sgt. T.J. Hooker: Good business requires referrals. Get many?
Axel Shiff: Oh come on, fade away, will you, Hooker? I'm gonna sic my lawyers on you fast.
Officer Vince Romano: This man has a bad attitude problem, Sgt. Hooker.
Axel Shiff: Hey, you take a flying leap too, son!
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