Over-the-top parody of "Dirty Harry". Inspector Sledge Hammer is always looking to model himself on that character and his other fictitious heroes including good spies. But Officer Dori is always there to help him out of the situations he lands himself in and worse he always seems to drive his chief Capt.Trunk mad with rage.
Last Episode02x19 Here's to You, Mrs. Hammer Aired: Feb. 12, 1988
Hammer discovers that his best buddy is planning to marry his ex-wife.
Sledge Hammer!: Season 1, Episode #14 - State of Sledge
The precinct is surrounded by devil worshipers after a cult leader is allowed his phone call.
Sledge Hammer!: Season 2, Episode #1 - A Clockwork Hammer
In this "Max Headroom" sendup, a TV programmer schemes to brainwash witnesses in a mobster's trial.
Series Fun Facts
- A comic book based on the series was produced by Marvel. It was discontinued after two issues.
- While everyone on set was disgusted by the sight of Sledge eating sushi fish on a hoagie bun, David Rasche, like his character, personally enjoyed it.
- At age 26, Alan Spencer was the youngest creator of a network television series.