This short documentary was made for inclusion on the DVD release of the 2003 film "S.W.A.T." It begins and ends with an advertisement for "S.W.A.T.: The Complete First Season" on DVD. You get a good look at the TV series, with a relatively generous amount of the running time providing clips from the older show. It looks like a police drama where you could be assured a good shoot-out every week. Two of the original S.W.A.T. team contribute, Steve Forrest ("Hondo") and Rod Perry ("Deke"). According to those in the newer movie, "S.W.A.T." was a favorite show. If the original show was, as stated, "number one the first week and thereafter," its early cancellation would be difficult to comprehend; although, violent content is given as a possible reason. Ratings from the time period show "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" blowing "S.W.A.T." away.
** S.W.A.T. - TV's Original Super Cops (12/30/03) Erik Thaler ~ Ray Richmond, Steve Forrest,
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