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Weird old title sequences: TJ Hooker (1982-1986)

Posted on September 30, 2010 | Post a comment | Bookmark and Share

Who can resist the joys of William Shatner running a lot, a very young Heather Locklear looking a bit rubbish with a gun or Adrian Zmed looking a little bit camp and sweaty? Yes, it's time for TJ Hooker, in which grizzled veteran detective – the eponymous Hooker, played by Shatner – teaches students at a police academy how to be real cops.

Odd though it might seem from its weird old (season two) title sequence, TJ Hooker was initially supposed to be a gritty, more realistic police show than others of the time. But that plan quickly fell apart…

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