Sledge Hammer! (1986–1988)
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They Shoot Hammers, Don't They? 

Prison escapee John Kogan commandeers a bus and launches a one-man wave of crime and violence, pledging to stop only if Sledge agrees to meet him in a one-on-one gunfight.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Sledge Hammer
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Dori Doreau
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Captain Trunk
Jack Thibeau ...
John Kogan
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Suspect
Floyd Levine ...
Desk Sergeant
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Informant
Doc Duhame ...
Bus Driver (as Doc Humane)
Neith Hunter ...
Doll
Leslie Morris ...
Officer Majoy
David Starwalt ...
Second Cop
Shawn Donahue ...
Young Kogan
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Young Sledge
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Cop Announcer
Simmy Bow ...
Dead Eye Dan
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Convicted felon John Kogan escapes from prison, commandeers a bus, and launches a one-man wave of crime and violence. He publicly announces that the mayhem will not stop until Sledge agrees to meet him in a one-on-one gunfight. When Dori asks Sledge why, he tells her that Kogan was his childhood friend and a former police officer, but Sledge was forced to track him down and arrest him for "disgracing the badge" by taking a bribe. Captain Trunk further tells Dori that Sledge would have little chance in a gunfight with the fast-drawing Kogan. Dori accompanies Sledge to an isolated location for the inevitable showdown, where Sledge's last best hope for survival is his father's old carnival trick, which was recently and reluctantly passed along to him by a sideshow sharpshooter known as Dead Eye Dan. Written by Sam Spear

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Action | Comedy

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17 October 1986 (USA)  »

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A scene with Frank Wagner an obnoxious circus clown sitting over a water tank was cut due to time constraints. See more »

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References A Fistful of Dollars (1964) See more »

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