Martial Law

Martial Law is an American/Canadian crime drama that aired on CBS from 1998 to 2000, and was created by Carlton Cuse. The title character, Sammo Law, portrayed by Sammo Hung, was a Chinese law officer and martial arts expert who came to Los Angeles in search of a colleague and remains in the US. The show was a surprise hit, making Hung the only East Asian headlining a prime-time network series in the United States. At the time, Hung was not fluent in English, and he reportedly recited some of his dialogue phonetically. In many scenes, Hung did not speak at all, making Martial Law perhaps the only US television series in history that featured so little dialogue from the lead character.

Created By: Carlton Cuse |
Genres: Action & Adventure | Comedy | Crime |
Production Company: Carlton Cuse Productions | Ruddy Morgan Productions | 20th Century Fox Television | CBS Productions |

Martial Law-Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 26-09-1998
  • Total Sessions: 2
  • Total Episodes: 44
  • Vote Count: 41
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1
  • Network: CBS |
  • Status: Canceled
  • Homepage: N/A





Photo Name Character
Sammo Hung-Azwaad Movie Database Sammo Hung Sammo Law
Kelly Hu-Azwaad Movie Database Kelly Hu Chen Pei Pei
Arsenio Hall-Azwaad Movie Database Arsenio Hall Terrell Parker
Louis Mandylor-Azwaad Movie Database Louis Mandylor Det. Louis Malone
Gretchen Egolf-Azwaad Movie Database Gretchen Egolf Amy Dylan
Tom Wright-Azwaad Movie Database Tom Wright Capt. Benjamin Winship
Tammy Lauren-Azwaad Movie Database Tammy Lauren Det. Dana Dickson
Johnny Trí Nguyễn-Azwaad Movie Database Johnny Trí Nguyễn Street Thug

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