Series starring a big high-tech 18-wheeler. The driver, the title's 'Highwayman' was one of a team of federal marshals empowered to right wrongs "where ordinary laws do not reach" - and to ... See full summary »
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 Ms. Tania Winthrop 10 episodes, 1987-1988
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Series starring a big high-tech 18-wheeler. The driver, the title's 'Highwayman' was one of a team of federal marshals empowered to right wrongs "where ordinary laws do not reach" - and to haul special cargo. The truck was heavily armed, and had a cab that turned into a helicopter for quick escapes. Written by Mike McCluskey <figaro1@bc.sympatico.ca>

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The Highwayman's real name was never revealed in any of the installments. Nor was the United States government agency that employed him specifically identified. See more »

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Nice truck
1 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

The truck with the helicopter built in was really neat. But beyond that the show never really found its niche.


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