An advanced prototype police helicopter and their ground support crew battle crime.
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 Frank Chaney (11 episodes, 1984)
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 Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove (11 episodes, 1984)
Sandy McPeak ...
 Captain Braddock (11 episodes, 1984)
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 Richard 'Ski' Butowski (11 episodes, 1984)
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 Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey (11 episodes, 1984)
Ann Cooper ...
 J.J. Douglas (10 episodes, 1984)
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Lt. Frank Chaney of the LAPD is a maverick cop with unorthodox methods who is assigned to the Blue Thunder Team, which uses a very advanced gadget-filled helicopter in its fight against crime. "Blue Thunder" is capable of great speed and maneuverability, can run silently in "whisper mode", and is armed with the most powerful weapons in development. His partner is a fresh-faced rookie with the improbable name of Wonderlove, and ground support is supplied by ex-athletes Ski and Bubba, who drive a sophisticated van. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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6 January 1984 (USA)  »

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Das fliegende Auge  »

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Throughout the show a lot of the aerial shots were taken from the movie Blue Thunder (1983) to save money. Quite frequently throughout the season you can see that the pilot is wearing the green flight suit from the movie and not the blue flight suit that they're wearing in the television show. See more »

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PVC: Well what's that bird Chaney? You look like you're flying my Grandmother's old wringle washer!
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Stick to Airwolf

This show made no sense sometimes.And how did they get Blue Thunder back on line after it was crushed by a train.And Bubba Smith on a copter that is like a can inside the cockpit.This show was a flaw show.Stick with Airwolf.


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