Outlaws (1986–1987)

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Five cowboys are sent forward through time from 1886 to 1986, and fight crime.


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Complete series cast summary:
 Sheriff Jonathan Grail (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
 Harland Pike (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
 Isaiah 'Ice' McAdams (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
 Wolfson Lucas / ... (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
 William Pike / ... (12 episodes, 1986-1987)
Christine Belford ...
 Maggie Randall (12 episodes, 1986-1987)


Sometime during the 19th century, Sheriff Grail was chasing a gang of bank robbers when they were all accidentally thrown forward in time to the year 1986. Realizing they need to work together to survive (and perhaps to find a way home), the good guy and the bad guys team up to open their own private-detective agency to fight crime. Maggie was their neighbor and police contact. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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cowboy | detective | time travel





Release Date:

28 December 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Outlaws  »

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(13 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Wolf: [opening narration] Sheriff Jonathan Grail was mad! We'd hit a bank in his town: Harland Pike, me - Wolfson Lucas, William Pike, and Isaiah "Ice" McAdams, known collectively as "The Pike Gang." Grail had once been partners in crime with the four of us, but now all bets were off. The showdown was interrupted, however, by the Almighty, who sent us all sailing into the 20th century. And what a century it is! But we weren't what you'd call "ordinary men," so we dug in, tried to adapt, and started a ...
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A lot of fun and wrongly canceled
15 July 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Yeah, I saw it. I remember it as being quirky and unusual. It's a slick joke including Rod Taylor in the cast of time travelers, and the Lieutenant was one tough hombre herself. I even recall one memorable scene when the cowboys just take their time and shoot down these guys with Uzis. The commentary suggested that you had to aim first before shooting. Very enjoyable.

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