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T.J. Hooker 

The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano.

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Rick Husky
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
William Shatner ...  Sgt. T.J. Hooker 90 episodes, 1982-1986
Heather Locklear ...  Officer Stacy Sheridan 85 episodes, 1982-1986
Adrian Zmed ...  Officer Vince Romano 72 episodes, 1982-1985
James Darren ...  Officer Jim Corrigan / ... 66 episodes, 1982-1986
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Storyline

In the tradition of other cop shows like "Miami Vice" and "Car 54, Where Are You?", this series is no exception. The viewer follows the exploits of T.J. Hooker and Vince Romano as police officers, as they track criminals and enforce the law. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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His name is T.J. Hooker. A police sergeant training young cops to be the best on the Force...out with them on the street. Excitement! Action! Adventure!

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hooker See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(89 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Throughout the series, William Shatner had girlfriends of the week that were usually played by actresses 19 to over 25 years younger than him, although at least one was only 13 years younger. Lee Bryant and Leigh Christian, the actresses that played his ex-wife Fran, were both about 14 years younger than Shatner.

In a case of life mirroring television, Shatner has progressively wed much younger women. While Gloria Rand, his first wife, does not list an age, it appears by her acting work she was likely within about 5 years of Shatner. His second wife Marcy Lafferty, whom he was married to at the time of the series, was 15 years younger. His third wife Nerine Kidd was 28 years younger. Finally, his fourth wife Elizabeth Shatner, whom he married in 2001 about 16 years after the series ended, is 30 years younger than him. See more »

Goofs

In numerous instances, cars that have crashed explode violently into flames. Aside from nitrous oxide devices that may be in some cars, there is no reason that a car would simply burst into flames, as petrol is not sufficiently volatile. See more »

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Awesome cop show,William Shatner rocks!
29 December 2004 | by jeffman52001See all my reviews

T.J. Hooker is a real cool cop show.William Shatner,a.k.a. Capt. James T. Kirk of Star Trek shows he can really act.Shatner was not given enough credit for his acting by people and critics on this TV series.The other great cast who is also great is Adrian Zmed(Bachelor Party),Heather Locklear(Melrose Place and Spin City),James Darren,who to us Star Trek fans is well known for his roll as holographic character Vic Fontaine on "Star Trek:Deep Space Nine",as Richard Herd is awesome,to us science fiction fans is well know in the mini series "V" and the 1984 sequel "V The Final Battle" as John,to us Star Trek fans,he played Lt. Tom Paris's father,Adm. Owen Paris on "Star Trek Voyager".T.J. Hooker is the type of cop that everyone needs in every cop precinct,he fight s for the victims.I like this show so much,it deserves more credit.This show still rocks.


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