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Sledge Hammer! 

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The adventures of a deranged and dumb police detective who always looks for the most violent solution to any problem.

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Alan Spencer
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1988   1987   1986  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
David Rasche ...  Sledge Hammer 41 episodes, 1986-1988
Anne-Marie Martin ...  Dori Doreau 41 episodes, 1986-1988
Harrison Page ...  Captain Trunk 41 episodes, 1986-1988
Leslie Morris Leslie Morris ...  Officer Majoy 31 episodes, 1986-1988
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"HAMMERED: The Best of Sledge" (Laserdisc) - Prepare yourself for four crime stories that pack more punch than Sledge Hammer's trusty Magnum. And loaded with more misadventure than there is air between Sledge's ears. Our hero find himself up against the likes of the infamous Elvis impersonator serial killer, a powerful Mafioso Don, the sex-starved Elizabeth, and a violent revolutionary. Armed only with a Magnum, grenades, several Uzi machine-guns, and a bazooka, our hero singlehandedly makes the streets safe again for law-abiding citizens. Written by <damour@sanders.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sledge Hammer: The Early Years See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The first season was filmed on 35mm film. But the second season was filmed on 16mm film in order to cut costs. See more »

Quotes

Sledge Hammer: When am I on?
Dori: You follow a guy from Dallas & precede a guy from Miami.
Sledge Hammer: Between Dallas & Miami... what a terrible place to be!
[in reference to the show's no-win timeslot opposite both 'Dallas' & 'Miami Vice']
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Crazy Credits

The episode "Last of the Red Hot Vampires" ends with the dedication "In Memory of Mr. Blasko". Blasko was the real last name of Bela Lugosi. See more »

Alternate Versions

DVD release omits the laugh track heard on the original broadcasts. See more »

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User Reviews

Great series!
3 March 2003 | by Movie NuttballSee all my reviews

This series was always funny and action packed and is one of My favorites.In My opinion back in the 80s the decade had some really great series'.I doubt this show is on any more but if it is and you haven't seen it before and are able to watch it then watch it because its a very good and funny series!


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