Riptide (1984–1986)

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Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of ... See full summary »

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Season:

3 | 2 | 1

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1986 | 1985 | 1984
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 Cody Allen (56 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Nick Ryder (56 episodes, 1984-1986)
Thom Bray ...
 Murray 'Boz' Bozinsky (56 episodes, 1984-1986)
Jack Ging ...
 Lt. Ted Quinlan (28 episodes, 1984-1985)
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Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of the trio and together they solve even the hardest cases. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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3 January 1984 (USA)  »

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(58 episodes)

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This was one of three TV series partly influenced by the success of the theatrical movie Blue Thunder (1983). Like Airwolf (1984) on CBS and Blue Thunder (1984) on ABC, "Riptide" initially featured prominent use of a helicopter; although whereas those other two instances portrayed super-slick hi-tech choppers, the "Riptide" helicopter ('The Screaming Mimi') was clunky and old, and had trouble just staying in the sky. Prominant featuring of the helicopter was somewhat dropped later in favor of more standard private-eye car chases and such. See more »

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Great Show...too bad it only lasted 2 seasons...
16 July 2005 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

I remember this show when was around 12 years old. I loved the Screamin Mimi helicpoter and the robot that Murray created/manned. I also loved the characters of Nick and Cody. It was definitely on par with Magnum PI and Simon & Simon. Every week they would have a challenging case to solve, of course with the help of Murray and his robot. One of the first TV shows to include a robot/computers. Too bad it only lasted two seasons. I loved the premise of this show. The actors went on to other TV shows (Jake & the Fatman, Melrose Place, etc.) It's too bad Murray (Thom Bray) didn't have much of a career after the show ended, aside form the occasional movie of the week...


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