Street Hawk is an American television series that aired for 13 episodes on ABC in 1985.This series was originally planned for a debut in 1984 but ABC executives changed their minds and Street Hawk was pushed back to next year.
Street Hawk made its debut on January 4, 1985 on ABC and ran until May 16, 1985.
The series' protagonist is Jesse Mach(Rex Smith), a police officer and former amateur dirt-bike racer.Jesse Mach is secretly chosen to test a top secret project called Street Hawk.
Street Hawk is a high-tech, all-terrain attack motorcycle capable of speeds in excess of 300 miles per hour.
MODEL: Top secret government project.
TOP SPEED: 200 MPH, 300 MPH with Hyperthrust.
WEAPONRY: Laser Cannon,Machine Guns,Rocket Launcher.
OTHER FEATURES: Infrared Cameras,Compressed Air Vertical Lift System,On and off road capability.
Street Hawk also had a computerized command system that allowed its operator to provide the motorcycle's rider with real-time information from various sources,and even operate the motorcycle on "autopilot" during its high-speed runs, achieved through a process called "hyperthrust".
The show featured a number of guest appearances by up-and-coming actors who would go on to find success in their acting careers.
They include:George Clooney(ER);James Avery(The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air);Christopher Lloyd(Back to the Future); and Dennis Franz(NYPD Blue).
The man...the machine...Street Hawk.
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