Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 23, 1986
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre

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Sledge Hammer!

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.

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Last Episode

02x19 Here's to You, Mrs. Hammer Aired: Feb. 12, 1988

Hammer discovers that his best buddy is planning to marry his ex-wife.

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 41 episodes air between 1986 and 1988.

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  • Although it is never stated where the series takes place, in the first episode, a fictional newspaper named "San Francisco Dispatch" is shown as a reference to Dirty Harry which took place…
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    Although it is never stated where the series takes place, in the first episode, a fictional newspaper named "San Francisco Dispatch" is shown as a reference to Dirty Harry which took place there. In the original airing of the episode, the city name's was blurred.
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  • Alan Spencer wrote the role of Sledge Hammer with David Rasche with in mind, even though he had never seen Rasche perform. He based his decision on seeing Rasche's picture and reading reviews…
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    Alan Spencer wrote the role of Sledge Hammer with David Rasche with in mind, even though he had never seen Rasche perform. He based his decision on seeing Rasche's picture and reading reviews of his stage performances.
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  • The DVD release of "Sledge Hammer!" proved to be a worldwide success and garnered renewed critical acclaim for the series. Many journalists cited how influential the show had been. Both star…
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    The DVD release of "Sledge Hammer!" proved to be a worldwide success and garnered renewed critical acclaim for the series. Many journalists cited how influential the show had been. Both star David Rasche and creator Alan Spencer enjoyed career upticks thanks to the home video release.
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