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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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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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Trivia

There were fewer episodes in the 1984 season due to the fact that Stacy Keach had to serve a six-month jail sentence in England after being convicted of cocaine possession. See more »

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Version of Mike Hammer (1958) See more »

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The amount of earache I used to get from my girlfriend....
28 August 2007 | by winstonfgSee all my reviews

The girls had Terms of Endearment, Places In The Heart and One Life to Live; we had Mike Hammer. Fair swap. Fast and silly and tongue firmly planted in cheek, this series must've decimated Hollywood's supply of uplift bras and clinging tops and was just the thing for a twentysomething bloke with lots of hormones.

OK, it wasn't rocket science, but it's Spillane, not Shakespeare. Mike was cool, there was enough plot to see you through to the next starlet and there were some genuinely funny moments. Unfortunately, it was all cut short by Keach's arrest in England on drug charges; but even before that the politically-correct brigade had managed to dilute it of most of the things we watched it for to begin with.

Pity. I still want to know who the Face was.


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