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S.W.A.T. 

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The missions of a major city's police department's Special Weapons and Tactics unit.
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1976   1975  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Steve Forrest ...  Lieutenant Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson 37 episodes, 1975-1976
Robert Urich ...  Officer Jim Street 37 episodes, 1975-1976
Rod Perry ...  Sergeant David 'Deacon' Kay 37 episodes, 1975-1976
Mark Shera ...  Officer Dominic Luca 37 episodes, 1975-1976
James Coleman James Coleman ...  Officer T.J. McCabe 37 episodes, 1975-1976
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Storyline

This series features the missions of the fictional W.C.P.D.'s Special Weapons and Tactics team. They are a team of highly trained and heavily armed police officers who's purpose is to make coordinated assaults on armed and dangerous criminals in sensitive situations and defensible locations. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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When you're in trouble, you call the police. When the police are in trouble, they call S.W.A.T. See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die knallharten Fünf See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(37 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

The series' theme music, "Theme from S.W.A.T.," by Rhythm Heritage was a #1 hit single on the Billboard Top 100 on February 28, 1976. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Hour: Episode #7.43 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from S.W.A.T.
Written by Barry De Vorzon
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8 April 2003 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

This is another show that portrays policemen as super heroes. Shows like this and other Spelling/Goldberg productions such as The Rookies, T.J. Hooker and Starsky and Hutch would often portray police officers inaccurately as super heroes who rushed in and beat up the bad guys. Thank God for shows like N.Y.P.D. Blue, C.S.I. and the Law and Order franchise for bringing realism back onto television.


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