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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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Storyline

"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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Action | Comedy

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Official Sites:

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Harrison Page said that when he auditioned for the role of Captain Trunk, he pictured him as an extremely exasperated, frustrated man, and, therefore, chose to play him as constantly yelling at Hammer. He did that, which alerted other people in the building, and got the role. See more »

Quotes

Sledge Hammer: You know what I'm going to do to you? I'm going to stick your head in that microwave and set it on "sandwich."
Dori: Hammer, you can't do that!
Sledge Hammer: What? There's no setting for sandwich?
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Crazy Credits

Before the first episode of the second season was shown, this "disclaimer" appeared: The following season of Sledge Hammer! takes place five years before that nuclear explosion. Thank you. See more »

Alternate Versions

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

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Bingo (2015) See more »

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User Reviews

 
i give it four bullets
5 March 2002 | by sketchyninjaSee all my reviews

Brilliant! I loved this show as a kid.One of the few shows that i taped almost every episode. Watching it now i see just how satirical it was. Made fun of everything and the moonlighting jokes were awesome.Classic line " Just remember you're suspect numero uno,Every breath you take, Every move you make, I'll be watching you....That's police talk, now get out of here".

Highly recommended


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