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'''January 13th, 2018''' - An anonymous user on fireden.net claimed to remember the title of episode 13 as "Not Everything is What is Seems" although this cannot be confirmed as the episode hasn't been found yet.<ref>[https://boards.fireden.net/co/thread/98080484/ A fireden.net thread about the name of episode 13.]</ref>  
 
'''January 13th, 2018''' - An anonymous user on fireden.net claimed to remember the title of episode 13 as "Not Everything is What is Seems" although this cannot be confirmed as the episode hasn't been found yet.<ref>[https://boards.fireden.net/co/thread/98080484/ A fireden.net thread about the name of episode 13.]</ref>  
  
'''November 25th, 2018''' - YouTuber Peter Lavalle uploaded a clip of an old TV recording of Hammerman to his channel (specifically a clip of the intro, the first commercial break and a bit of the episodes title card). It was later found out that the footage was actually from a previously unknown ''Hammerman'' episode entitled "Dropping Out."  
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'''November 25th, 2018''' - YouTuber "Peter Lavalle" uploaded some clips from an old VHS recording of Hammerman to YouTube (specifically a clip of the show's intro, the first commercial break and a small bit of the episodes title card). It was later found out that Peter Lavalle's recordings was actually of a previously unknown ''Hammerman'' episode entitled "Dropping Out."  
  
'''January 9th, 2019''' - Lost Media Wiki user [[User:YoshiKiller2S|YoshiKiller2S]] contacted Peter Lavalle and asked him if he could release the full episode to YouTube or in case Peter didn't want to risk a copyright strike to send him the episode so he could release the episode safely on archive.org. Peter later responded and agreed to upload the entire episode on the following weekend.
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'''January 9th, 2019''' - Lost Media Wiki user [[User:YoshiKiller2S|YoshiKiller2S]] contacted Peter Lavalle and inquired about if he could release all of his "Dropping Out" recording to YouTube or in case Peter didn't want to risk a possible copyright strike if he could send YoshiKiller a digital copy of the episode so Yoshi could release it safely onto various archiving websites. Peter then later responded to him and agreed to upload the entire episode on to YouTube the following weekend.
  
'''January 12th, 2019''' - Peter Lavalle uploaded "Dropping Out" to his channel in its entirety.
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'''January 12th, 2019''' - Peter Lavalle uploaded his "Dropping Out" recording on to YouTube in its entirety.
  
'''February 12th, 2019''' - User JetAviator00 contacted an anonymous user that claimed to have some ''Hammerman'' episodes in the Latin Spanish dub. One of the episodes he listed was an unknown episode entitled "Work This" and supplied a 1-minute clip of the episode.
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'''February 12th, 2019''' - User "JetAviator00" contacted an anonymous user that claimed to have some ''Hammerman'' episodes in the Latin Spanish dub. One of the episodes he listed was a previously unknown episode entitled "Work This" and supplied a 1-minute clip from the episode.
  
'''October 24th, 2019''' - YouTuber Viihdekonserni uploaded a VHS of the show to their channel that contained Finnish dubs of numerous lost episodes.
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'''October 24th, 2019''' - YouTuber "Viihdekonserni" uploaded VHS recordings of the show to his YouTube channel, these recordings contained Finnish dubs of numerous lost ''Hammerman'' episodes.
  
 
==Episode List==
 
==Episode List==
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|5||If the Shoe Fits||[https://youtu.be/XKhO7cPbfdo <span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>]||Polish over-dub.
 
|5||If the Shoe Fits||[https://youtu.be/XKhO7cPbfdo <span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>]||Polish over-dub.
 
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|6||Nobody's Perfect||[https://youtu.be/VAzwox6lfs0 <span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>]||Low-quality video.
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|6||Nobody's Perfect||[https://youtu.be/VAzwox6lfs0 <span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>]||Low-quality video & staticy audio.
 
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|7||Dropping Out ([https://youtu.be/4AfMdB4qliU 1] [https://youtu.be/84sUsLItgTA 2] [https://youtu.be/gQyImq5fKPo 3] [https://youtu.be/UcBy3x4jm7c 4])||<span style=color:green>'''Found'''</span>||Badly damaged video & low quality audio.
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|7||Dropping Out ([https://youtu.be/4AfMdB4qliU 1] <nowiki>|</nowiki> [https://youtu.be/84sUsLItgTA 2] <nowiki>|</nowiki> [https://youtu.be/gQyImq5fKPo 3] <nowiki>|</nowiki> [https://youtu.be/UcBy3x4jm7c 4])||<span style=color:green>'''Found'''</span>||Badly damaged video & staticy audio.
 
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|8||Lights, Camera, Hammer!||[https://youtu.be/gpJad5HnvnQ <span style=color:green>'''Found'''</span>]||Finnish dub
 
|8||Lights, Camera, Hammer!||[https://youtu.be/gpJad5HnvnQ <span style=color:green>'''Found'''</span>]||Finnish dub
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|11||Work This||[https://youtu.be/guVbN4AKYfg <span style="color:orange;">'''Partially Found'''</span>]||Latin Spanish dub.
 
|11||Work This||[https://youtu.be/guVbN4AKYfg <span style="color:orange;">'''Partially Found'''</span>]||Latin Spanish dub.
 
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Revision as of 15:01, 13 November 2019

Hammerman logo.jpg

Title card.

Status: Partially Lost

Hammerman is a short-lived American-Canadian Saturday morning cartoon, produced by DIC Entertainment and starring pop rapper MC Hammer as a youth center worker named Stanley Burrell (Hammer's real name) who owns a pair of magical dancing shoes (which are alive and can speak), which, when worn, cause him to transform into the superhero, Hammerman. The cartoon was aired from September 7th to December 7th, 1991, on ABC for a total of 13 episodes.

Availability[edit | edit source]

As of 2019, nine full episodes and one clip of the show have resurfaced online. Of these, five are in full English, one is in English with Polish over-dubbing, three are dubbed in Finnish, and the clip is dubbed in Latin Spanish.

Updates[edit | edit source]

August 11th, 2017 - An anonymous user on 4chan posted a thread claiming to have VHS tape recordings of 12 episodes of Hammerman. To prove he had the episodes he posted a screenshot of episode 11 and released the titles for all the episodes he had. However, he doesn't want to release them to prevent any legal issues.[1]

November 7th, 2017 - YouTuber "areyoustilllistening" uploaded the full lost episode "Nobody's Perfect" to his channel.

January 13th, 2018 - An anonymous user on fireden.net claimed to remember the title of episode 13 as "Not Everything is What is Seems" although this cannot be confirmed as the episode hasn't been found yet.[2]

November 25th, 2018 - YouTuber "Peter Lavalle" uploaded some clips from an old VHS recording of Hammerman to YouTube (specifically a clip of the show's intro, the first commercial break and a small bit of the episodes title card). It was later found out that Peter Lavalle's recordings was actually of a previously unknown Hammerman episode entitled "Dropping Out."

January 9th, 2019 - Lost Media Wiki user YoshiKiller2S contacted Peter Lavalle and inquired about if he could release all of his "Dropping Out" recording to YouTube or in case Peter didn't want to risk a possible copyright strike if he could send YoshiKiller a digital copy of the episode so Yoshi could release it safely onto various archiving websites. Peter then later responded to him and agreed to upload the entire episode on to YouTube the following weekend.

January 12th, 2019 - Peter Lavalle uploaded his "Dropping Out" recording on to YouTube in its entirety.

February 12th, 2019 - User "JetAviator00" contacted an anonymous user that claimed to have some Hammerman episodes in the Latin Spanish dub. One of the episodes he listed was a previously unknown episode entitled "Work This" and supplied a 1-minute clip from the episode.

October 24th, 2019 - YouTuber "Viihdekonserni" uploaded VHS recordings of the show to his YouTube channel, these recordings contained Finnish dubs of numerous lost Hammerman episodes.

Episode List[edit | edit source]

Confirmed Episodes[edit | edit source]

# Episode Title Status Notes
1 Defeated Graffiti Found Release on VHS.
2 Rapoleon (1 | 2) Found Release on VHS.
3 Winnie's Winner (1 | 2) Found Release on VHS.
4 Will and the Jerks Lost
5 If the Shoe Fits Found Polish over-dub.
6 Nobody's Perfect Found Low-quality video & staticy audio.
7 Dropping Out (1 | 2 | 3 | 4) Found Badly damaged video & staticy audio.
8 Lights, Camera, Hammer! Found Finnish dub
9 Blast From the Past Found Finnish dub
10 Who's Who Found Finnish dub
11 Work This Partially Found Latin Spanish dub.

Unconfirmed Episodes[edit | edit source]

Episode Title Status
Practice Makes Perfect Existence Unconfirmed
Bite the Bullet Existence Unconfirmed
Lost Existence Unconfirmed
The Wrong Turn Existence Unconfirmed
Hide N Seek Existence Unconfirmed
Operation: Rescue Hammerman Existence Unconfirmed
Not Everything is What is Seems Existence Unconfirmed

Gallery[edit | edit source]

A promo for the show
A clip from an unknown episode (possibly from "Work This").

References[edit | edit source]