A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.
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 Judge Milton C. Hardcastle (67 episodes, 1983-1986)
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 Mark 'Skid' McCormick (67 episodes, 1983-1986)
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Milton C. Hardcastle was Judge in Los Angeles. Mark McCormick, a racing motorist, convicted for robbery, was Hardcastles last case. McCormick was set under supervision of Hardcastle and they start to inspect two hundred cases that were never closed totally during Miltons judgeship. Written by Wolfgang Klimt <wolfii@leo.org>

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The first Coyote was built from a Manta Montage kit car; the second (used later in the series) was built from a DeLorean DMC-12. Reportedly the car was changed because the two men had a difficult time getting in and out of, as well as sitting in, the kit car. See more »

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Great Show!
14 October 2003 | by (Mt. Pleasant, Michigan USA) – See all my reviews

I liked this show too when I was younger. I would go over to my grandma's and watch it all the time when it was on TV on the nights it was on. I liked the judge, the one abiding by the law even after he retired, Mc Cormick breaking the law to get the job done. I think the episode I liked the best was the first 2 when his friend built the Coyote, which I found out later was a Porsche 917, which on the racing circuit is an awesome car, and his friend's daughter wanted it back, so he went to the warehouse and stole it back. Then after he stole it, he ran from the cops and jumped the fence, which was some major air. They had it on Family Channel back in 1996, but didn't run for long, but I got excited and watched it anyway when it was on. That show was bad. Out of the Dukes and Knight Rider and this show, they all had their unique characteristics, like this show had the action of the cops chasing after Mc Cormick if he broke his probation like the time he got sent to Nevada, and had to be back in L.A. to meet his P.O. I give this show a 10, and wish it was on again. I loved it!


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