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The New Mike Hammer 

Mike Hammer (original title)
The cases of Mickey Spillane's classic private eye character.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Mike Hammer 46 episodes, 1984-1987
...  Velda 46 episodes, 1984-1987
...  Captain Pat Chambers 46 episodes, 1984-1987
Kent Williams ...  Special Prosecutor Lawrence D. Barrington / ... 46 episodes, 1984-1987
Donna Denton ...  The Face 42 episodes, 1984-1987
...  Jenny 24 episodes, 1984-1987
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Mike Hammer is a two-fisted private eye. He's tough, he's honest, and the girls love him. The series follows his exploits as he solves a variety of crimes, most of which involve a murder somewhere along the way... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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26 January 1984 (USA)  »

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The jazz classic "Harlem Nocturne" was used as the show's theme song. See more »

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Version of Murder Me, Murder You (1983) See more »

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Hammerin 'em all !!!
13 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

One could only dream to be a P.I. like the Mikey himself. Semi-Classic noir-style work. One could hate watching this series first time around. But surely, after some viewing you'll back for more. Okey, the dialog are Z-class, the acting are so-so and women might felt male chauvinism is on the prowl. Heck, where can you find a guy who's seems could dodge bullet when he's slower than a jumping hare? How about those one-liners reply when bashing up the bad guys or flirting up a chick? Speaking of chicks, Mikey does his best to have the right enjoyment with different lady (or sometimes ladies) every different week. And yet he's fantasizing about the Face. Sigh, he could even live another day without getting paid at the end of the story. Yeah, I might be freaking weirdo who like this series. Just like the other 80's stuff being replayed on TV like The A-Team, MacGyver & Santa Barbara (duh). Then again, I always wait for the appearance of Velda on the show. (p.s. anybody knows her whereabouts nowadays?)


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