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The New Mike Hammer 

Mike Hammer (original title)
The cases of Mickey Spillane's classic private eye character.

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Larry Brody
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Stacy Keach ...  Mike Hammer 46 episodes, 1984-1987
Lindsay Bloom ...  Velda 46 episodes, 1984-1987
Don Stroud ...  Captain Pat Chambers 46 episodes, 1984-1987
Kent Williams ...  Special Prosecutor Lawrence D. Barrington / ... 46 episodes, 1984-1987
Donna Denton Donna Denton ...  The Face 42 episodes, 1984-1987
Lee Benton ...  Jenny 24 episodes, 1984-1987
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Storyline

Mike Hammer is a two-fisted private eye. He's tough, he's honest, and the girls love him. The series follows his exploits as he solves a variety of crimes, most of which involve a murder somewhere along the way... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer See more »

Filming Locations:

Culver City, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(46 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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The jazz classic "Harlem Nocturne" was used as the show's theme song. See more »

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the classic Hammer
5 December 2006 | by jimakrosSee all my reviews

I used to watch this show when it aired in the 80's.It wasn't the regular Mike Hammer of the books but a tongue-in cheek version,the real Hammer had too much sex and violence for television. Stacy Keach is OK in the title role,manages to instill some drama when its needed and add some light hearted comedy the rest of the time. The plots are not far from standard 80's cop-fare,there's the typical supporting cast of cops and villains,Hammer also has a sexy secretary,and while on the case meets a whole bunch of beauties. I remember there was some criticism of the series about the girls,that there were too many of them, and in later episodes they cut down on the number of girls Hammer meets.I didn't see any point in this ,the show was not to be taken seriously by any stretch of the imagination. All in all not a bad Pr.eye series,one of the 80's series thats not available on DVD yet.


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