Blue Thunder (1984– )

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An advanced prototype police helicopter and their ground support crew battle crime.

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Complete series cast summary:
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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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(11 episodes)

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The camouflaged vehicle used in the series is a modified GMC S15 Jimmy 4 x 4 with the rear section and doors removed. 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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Featured in MacGyver: Pilot (1985) See more »

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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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