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Sledge Hammer!
Season 1, Episode 1
Airdate September 23, 1986
Production Number B-86100
Written by Alan Spencer
Directed by Martha Coolidge
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Sledge Hammer! is the first episode of the first season of Sledge Hammer!, and the first episode overall.

Guest Stars: Joe Under (Short Guy), Larry Wilmore (Cottage Cheese Clodman), Jesse Aragon (Felix Navidad), D.W. Brown (Luxley), Joanne Baron (Janice Flambo), Don Stark (Kruggle), John Lawlor (Reisner), Judie Aronson (Francine), John Vernon (Mayor Falmbo)


Plot Overview

When the mayor's daughter is kidnapped by a gang of radicals, he orders the police chief to assign the case to a cop he saw on the TV news, Inspector Sledge Hammer. Unfortunately, Hammer turns out to be an uncontrollable maniac who does more harm than good in his pursuit of law and order.


Arc Advancement





The Show

The actual screen title for this episode is "Under the Gun".

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments



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