The BEST Episodes of Street Hawk

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 29, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

The Man, the Machine... Street Hawk Street Hawk is an all-terrain attack motorcycle, designed to fight urban crime. It is capable of speeds up to 300 mph and has immense firepower. Jesse Mach (Rex Smith, As the World Turns), an ex-motorcycle cop, is recruited to uphold justice driving a powerful motorcycle named Street Hawk. This show was originally going to start in the fall of 1984, but ABC shelved it with a summer hit, Call To Glory.

Female of the Species

#1 - Female of the Species

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 9, 1985

Altobelli comes to Jesse's aid when a Federal Agent tries to justify his failure to stop an assassination. However, the assassin is really seeking revenge against the fed who put her away years earlier. Watch out for the face to face confrontation between Altobelli and Jesse as Street Hawk.

star 8.42
12 votes
Writers: Karen Harris
Fire on the Wing

#2 - Fire on the Wing

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 5, 1985

A series of arson attacks at six different factories make Jesse and Norman doubt about their fortuity. Yet, when they set out to investigate, they are both completely baffled by the fact that the detonator responsible for each incident is untraceable.

star 8.27
15 votes
Directors: Virgil W. Vogel
Writers: John Huff, L. Ford Neale
Follow the Yellow Gold Road

#3 - Follow the Yellow Gold Road

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 16, 1985

Street hawk is up against a band of Gold thieves with a little help from the neighbourhood watch.

star 8.09
11 votes
Directors: Daniel Haller
Writers: Burton Armus
The Arabian

#4 - The Arabian

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 2, 1985

Jesse competes with a beautiful and intelligent Insurance Agent when they investigate a horse switching scheme and a murder of a stable hand.

star 8.08
13 votes
Directors: Richard Compton
Writers: Joseph Gunn
Murder is a Novel Idea

#5 - Murder is a Novel Idea

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 7, 1985

Jesse helps an author solve a murder committed years earlier. The writer is about to release an book which supposedly incriminates those responsible, but only puts her in danger since the killers now need to get rid of her.

star 7.95
44 votes
Writers: Karen Harris
Chinatown Memories

#6 - Chinatown Memories

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 14, 1985

Jesse comes to the assistance of an old girlfriend. Her family gets in trouble after an statue is stolen.

star 7.93
15 votes
Directors: Paul Stanley
Writers: Deborah Dean Davis, Hannah Louise Shearer
The Unsinkable 453

#7 - The Unsinkable 453

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 20, 1985

The Widow of an overthrown dictator employs an escaped prisoner for a hideous scheme. Jesse investigates after the prisoner leaves a stand-in at the jail.

star 7.41
49 votes
Directors: Kim Manners
Writers: Paul M. Belous, Robert Wolterstorff

#8 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 4, 1985

Jesse's best friend is killed by a black truck and Jesse himself is injured in the accident. He can't ride a motorcycle again until a man named Norman Tuttle turns up and offers him a knee operation and a job as a test pilot for a top-secret government project, code named Street Hawk.

star 7.40
146 votes
Directors: Virgil W. Vogel
Writers: Paul M. Belous, Robert Wolterstorff
A Second Self

#9 - A Second Self

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 11, 1985

Jesse's old mate (George Clooney) shows up in town after years of not seeing him. Unknown to Jesse he is in town to kill Street Hawk.

star 7.16
100 votes
Directors: Virgil W. Vogel
Writers: Bruce Cervi, Nicholas Corea
Hot Target

#10 - Hot Target

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 27, 1985

Jesse pursues a gang of gunrunners and their trail leads him to a laser weaponry. There Norman re-encounters an old flame, gets captured, and Jesse is left to do all work on his own.

star 6.82
44 votes
Writers: Deborah Dean Davis, Shel Willens
The Adjuster

#11 - The Adjuster

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 18, 1985

Jesse impedes a jewel sale, but a murderer, pretending to be a cop, retrieves the gems. This episodes introduces an enemy unknown to Street Hawk. This enemy is the masquerading cop boss whom we only know of via telephone conversations.

star 6.81
89 votes
Directors: Virgil W. Vogel
Writers: Nicholas Corea
Dog Eat Dog

#12 - Dog Eat Dog

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 30, 1985

Jesse attempts to convince a rock star to appear in a public service announcement.

star 6.59
46 votes
Directors: Daniel Haller
Writers: Bruce Cervi, Nicholas Corea
Vegas Run

#13 - Vegas Run

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 22, 1985

Unwittingly Jesse and Norman become embroiled in the case of Linda Martin, an important witness against a mobster. She is persued by the mobster's henchman who are hell-bent on getting rid of her.

star 6.55
51 votes
Directors: Virgil W. Vogel
Writers: Deborah Dean Davis