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).