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* ''Series.SWAT1975'', a 1975-1976 American TV series about a SWATTeam.
* ''Film.{{SWAT}}'', the 2003 [[TheFilmOfTheSeries film adaptation of the TV series]].
* ''Series.SWAT2017'', a 2017 series based on the TV series.
* ''VideoGame.{{SWAT}}'', a 1995-2008 series of police {{simulation game}}s, originally by Creator/{{Sierra}}.

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* ''Series.SWAT1975'', ''Series/SWAT1975'', a 1975-1976 American TV series about a SWATTeam.
* ''Film.{{SWAT}}'', ''Film/{{SWAT}}'', the 2003 [[TheFilmOfTheSeries film adaptation of the TV series]].
* ''Series.SWAT2017'', ''Series/SWAT2017'', a 2017 series based on the TV series.
* ''VideoGame.{{SWAT}}'', ''VideoGame/{{SWAT}}'', a 1995-2008 series of police {{simulation game}}s, originally by Creator/{{Sierra}}.


* ''Series.{{SWAT}}'', a 1975-1976 American TV series about a SWATTeam.

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* ''Series.{{SWAT}}'', SWAT1975'', a 1975-1976 American TV series about a SWATTeam.

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* ''Series.SWAT2017'', a 2017 series based on the TV series.


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[[redirect:Series/{{SWAT}}]]"SWAT" may refer to:
* SWATTeam, a trope about police tactical response units.
* ''Series.{{SWAT}}'', a 1975-1976 American TV series about a SWATTeam.
* ''Film.{{SWAT}}'', the 2003 [[TheFilmOfTheSeries film adaptation of the TV series]].
* ''VideoGame.{{SWAT}}'', a 1995-2008 series of police {{simulation game}}s, originally by Creator/{{Sierra}}.
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A short lived 1970s TV series featuring the adventures of a unnamed city's police department '''S'''pecial '''W'''eapons '''A'''nd '''T'''actics unit, starring Steve Forrest and Robert Urich.

The series was notorious for its violence, which led to its early cancellation in its second season. However, its theme music is a classic that became a #1 hit single and the title sequence, where the cops jog in lockstep to grab their rifles and get to their transport van was the epitome of 1970s American TV cool.

Remade in 2003 as a feature film starring SamuelLJackson.

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!!Tropes used in the TV Version:

* ArtisticLicense: In reality, SWAT troopers do not simply wait at headquarters for a muster signal; they operate in other capacities in the police department until called up to suit up for SWAT duty. Of course, the RuleOfCool dictated the title sequence be otherwise.
** Also, the missions in the series, which appeared to happen once a week in the series, was derided by real cops as being ''once in a lifetime'' things.
* CopShow
* MoralGuardians: The show was one of the targets as unlike TheATeam later SWAT would storm in and shoot to kill. Steve Forrest addresses this understanding where the guardians were coming from, he just felt they were wrong about his particular show.
* {{Spinoff}}: From ''TheRookies''

!!Tropes used in the Movie Version:
* AntiHero: When the movie starts, Brian Gamble started out as a [[SlidingScaleOfAntiHeroes Type III]]. After he [[spoiler: gets kicked off SWAT, he becomes a villain.]]
* BasedOnATrueStory: The opening shootout was modeled after the real life North Hollywood bank robbery, and as a cut scene showed police actually did run off to a gun shop to get rifles that would punch through body armor. A lot of work went into the scene, as no bank would allow a robbery to be staged and many wavers had to be signed for the use of military helicopters to fly overhead.
* BlackGuyDiesFirst / VasquezAlwaysDies: Averted. The team features two black guys (guess who one of them is?) and MichelleRodriguez, and all three of them make it to the credits. The rest of the team is made up of white males, [[spoiler: not all of whom survive]].
* CelebrityParadox: One of the characters is watching the show on which the movie is based when he gets the call to mobilise, and the team sings the theme song when informed they have passed selection, clearly establishing that the TV show exists within the world of the movie. How is it, then, that no-one ever remarks on the fact that four of the members of the team have exactly the same names (and sometimes nicknames!) as characters from the show?
** The names could be regarded as a coincidence and the nicknames might be given to each other in-universe as an acknowledgement of this coincidence.
* NWordPrivileges: A cut scene had Hondo's BlackBestFriend introduce him as "making his first stealth entry, incog-negro."
* RaceLift: In the series Hondo was played by Steve Forrest. In the film Forrest is the team's driver, and cameo's in a commercial where he plays the character. Hondo is instead played by SamuelLJackson, much the same as what happened with NickFury.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: The BigBad's reaction to being told that he cannot get out of custody: "Who do we have to pay?" When told that it doesn't work that way, he responds "Then who do we have to kill?"
* TheCameo: Steve Forrest appears as the driver of the SWAT transport, and the director, Clark Johnson, appears briefly (Credited as "Deke's Handsome Partner"). Actual [=SWAT=] officers also appeared in the opening scenes of the movie, most of them in delivering the hotline between the negotiators and the bank robbers.
* TurnInYourBadge: Averted, partially. First, Street and Gamble's commander convinces the Chief not to remove them from the Force entirely; both are promptly assigned to work in the gun cage. Gamble blows up and walks out: Street accepts the demotion calmly, but won't sell his partner out to get back on the team.

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A short lived 1970s TV series featuring the adventures of a unnamed city's police department '''S'''pecial '''W'''eapons '''A'''nd '''T'''actics unit, starring Steve Forrest and Robert Urich.

The series was notorious for its violence, which led to its early cancellation in its second season. However, its theme music is a classic that became a #1 hit single and the title sequence, where the cops jog in lockstep to grab their rifles and get to their transport van was the epitome of 1970s American TV cool.

Remade in 2003 as a feature film starring SamuelLJackson.

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!!Tropes used in the TV Version:

* ArtisticLicense: In reality, SWAT troopers do not simply wait at headquarters for a muster signal; they operate in other capacities in the police department until called up to suit up for SWAT duty. Of course, the RuleOfCool dictated the title sequence be otherwise.
** Also, the missions in the series, which appeared to happen once a week in the series, was derided by real cops as being ''once in a lifetime'' things.
* CopShow
* MoralGuardians: The show was one of the targets as unlike TheATeam later SWAT would storm in and shoot to kill. Steve Forrest addresses this understanding where the guardians were coming from, he just felt they were wrong about his particular show.
* {{Spinoff}}: From ''TheRookies''

!!Tropes used in the Movie Version:
* AntiHero: When the movie starts, Brian Gamble started out as a [[SlidingScaleOfAntiHeroes Type III]]. After he [[spoiler: gets kicked off SWAT, he becomes a villain.]]
* BasedOnATrueStory: The opening shootout was modeled after the real life North Hollywood bank robbery, and as a cut scene showed police actually did run off to a gun shop to get rifles that would punch through body armor. A lot of work went into the scene, as no bank would allow a robbery to be staged and many wavers had to be signed for the use of military helicopters to fly overhead.
* BlackGuyDiesFirst / VasquezAlwaysDies: Averted. The team features two black guys (guess who one of them is?) and MichelleRodriguez, and all three of them make it to the credits. The rest of the team is made up of white males, [[spoiler: not all of whom survive]].
* CelebrityParadox: One of the characters is watching the show on which the movie is based when he gets the call to mobilise, and the team sings the theme song when informed they have passed selection, clearly establishing that the TV show exists within the world of the movie. How is it, then, that no-one ever remarks on the fact that four of the members of the team have exactly the same names (and sometimes nicknames!) as characters from the show?
** The names could be regarded as a coincidence and the nicknames might be given to each other in-universe as an acknowledgement of this coincidence.
* NWordPrivileges: A cut scene had Hondo's BlackBestFriend introduce him as "making his first stealth entry, incog-negro."
* RaceLift: In the series Hondo was played by Steve Forrest. In the film Forrest is the team's driver, and cameo's in a commercial where he plays the character. Hondo is instead played by SamuelLJackson, much the same as what happened with NickFury.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: The BigBad's reaction to being told that he cannot get out of custody: "Who do we have to pay?" When told that it doesn't work that way, he responds "Then who do we have to kill?"
* TheCameo: Steve Forrest appears as the driver of the SWAT transport, and the director, Clark Johnson, appears briefly (Credited as "Deke's Handsome Partner"). Actual [=SWAT=] officers also appeared in the opening scenes of the movie, most of them in delivering the hotline between the negotiators and the bank robbers.
* TurnInYourBadge: Averted, partially. First, Street and Gamble's commander convinces the Chief not to remove them from the Force entirely; both are promptly assigned to work in the gun cage. Gamble blows up and walks out: Street accepts the demotion calmly, but won't sell his partner out to get back on the team.
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* ArtisticLicense: In reality, SWAT troopers do not simply wait at headquarters for a muster signal; they operate as detectives doing that position's expected duties until called up to suit up for SWAT duty. Of course, the RuleOfCool dictated the title sequence be otherwise.

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* ArtisticLicense: In reality, SWAT troopers do not simply wait at headquarters for a muster signal; they operate as detectives doing that position's expected duties in other capacities in the police department until called up to suit up for SWAT duty. Of course, the RuleOfCool dictated the title sequence be otherwise.


* TheCameo: Steve Forrest appears as the driver of the SWAT transport, and the director, Clark Johnson, appears briefly (Credited as "Deke's Handsome Partner").

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* TheCameo: Steve Forrest appears as the driver of the SWAT transport, and the director, Clark Johnson, appears briefly (Credited as "Deke's Handsome Partner"). Actual [=SWAT=] officers also appeared in the opening scenes of the movie, most of them in delivering the hotline between the negotiators and the bank robbers.


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* NWordPrivilages: A cut scene had Hondo's BlackBestFriend introduce him as "making his first stealth entry, incog-negro."

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* NWordPrivilages: NWordPrivileges: A cut scene had Hondo's BlackBestFriend introduce him as "making his first stealth entry, incog-negro."

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** The names could be regarded as a coincidence and the nicknames might be given to each other in-universe as an acknowledgement of this coincidence.

Added DiffLines:

* AntiHero: When the movie starts, Brian Gamble started out as a [[SlidingScaleOfAntiHeroes Type III]]. After he [[spoiler: gets kicked off SWAT, he becomes a villain.]]

Added DiffLines:

* MoralGuardians: The show was one of the targets as unlike TheATeam later SWAT would storm in and shoot to kill. Steve Forrest addresses this understanding where the guardians were coming from, he just felt they were wrong about his particular show.


Added DiffLines:

* BasedOnATrueStory: The opening shootout was modeled after the real life North Hollywood bank robbery, and as a cut scene showed police actually did run off to a gun shop to get rifles that would punch through body armor. A lot of work went into the scene, as no bank would allow a robbery to be staged and many wavers had to be signed for the use of military helicopters to fly overhead.


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* NWordPrivilages: A cut scene had Hondo's BlackBestFriend introduce him as "making his first stealth entry, incog-negro."
* RaceLift: In the series Hondo was played by Steve Forrest. In the film Forrest is the team's driver, and cameo's in a commercial where he plays the character. Hondo is instead played by SamuelLJackson, much the same as what happened with NickFury.




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* TheCameo: Steve Forrest appears as the driver of the SWAT transport, and the director, Clark Johnson, appears briefly (Credited as "Deke's Handsome Partner").

Added DiffLines:

* CelebrityParadox: One of the characters is watching the show on which the movie is based when he gets the call to mobilise, and the team sings the theme song when informed they have passed selection, clearly establishing that the TV show exists within the world of the movie. How is it, then, that no-one ever remarks on the fact that four of the members of the team have exactly the same names (and sometimes nicknames!) as characters from the show?


* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: The BigBad's reaction to being told that he cannot get out of custody: "Who do we have to pay?" When told that it doesn't work that way, he responds "Then who do we have to kill?"

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* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: The BigBad's reaction to being told that he cannot get out of custody: "Who do we have to pay?" When told that it doesn't work that way, he responds "Then who do we have to kill?"kill?"
* TurnInYourBadge: Averted, partially. First, Street and Gamble's commander convinces the Chief not to remove them from the Force entirely; both are promptly assigned to work in the gun cage. Gamble blows up and walks out: Street accepts the demotion calmly, but won't sell his partner out to get back on the team.

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