TV Series | | Action, Comedy
The adventures of a deranged and dumb police detective who always looks for the most violent solution to any problem.
The producers approached Peter Gabriel about using his song Peter Gabriel: Sledgehammer (1986) as the title theme for the show, but the rights proved too expensive.
Now where am I on this lineup?
Dori: You're following a guy from Dallas and preceeding somebody from Miami.
Sledge Hammer: Between Dallas and Miami? What terrible place would it be?
Before the first episode of the second season was shown, this "disclaimer" appeared: The following season of Sledge Hammer! takes place five years before that nuclear explosion. Thank you.
An alternate, unaired version of the pilot episode "Under the Gun" is available on the Season One DVD. It includes 10 minutes of additional footage, an alternate epilogue and completely different opening and ending theme music.
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