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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.

Sledge Hammer! - 02x19 Here's to You, Mrs. Hammer Screenshot
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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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Sledge Hammer! is Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 41 episodes air between 1986 and 1988.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 23, 1986
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1986 - 1988
To-Date:
2 Seasons
41 Episodes
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • The first 13 episodes had canned laughter in their audio tracks. Starting with episode 14, "State of Sledge", ABC gave in to Alan Spencer's request to have the laugh track omitted from the…
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    The first 13 episodes had canned laughter in their audio tracks. Starting with episode 14, "State of Sledge", ABC gave in to Alan Spencer's request to have the laugh track omitted from the series after he was furious because he notoriously dislikes the use of it. Because of Spencer's ownership rights to the series, the DVD release has all canned laughter deleted from the first 13 episodes.
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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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  • Sledge Hammer's catch phrase was originally written as "I'm crazy, but I know what I'm doing." But ABC executives objected to the main character being "crazy" so it was changed to "Trust me,…
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    Sledge Hammer's catch phrase was originally written as "I'm crazy, but I know what I'm doing." But ABC executives objected to the main character being "crazy" so it was changed to "Trust me, I know what I'm doing."
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