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Sunset Beat (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  21 April 1990 (USA)
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Pilot for the short-lived police drama involving a team of young Los Angeles undercover cops posing as bikers to nail street crime.

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Credited cast:
Tucson Smith
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Motorcycle cop
Guest star
Mayors Assistant
Wendy Hammers ...
Real Estate Lady (as Wendy Kamenoff)
Lara Lyon ...
Video sales clerk


This was the pilot for a series about a group of cops who patrol the streets of Los Angeles on motorcycles. Chesbro in addition to being a cop, is also a rocker, who plays in a band on his own time, and currently has to deal with his ex-wife who is a junkie. Kelly's a medical school drop out who still hasn't told his parents. Coolidge comes from an affluent family, his grandfather was a talent agent to some of biggest names in the movies, like Chaplin. Along with Tuscon and J.C. under the leader ship of Captain Parker, they try to ptove that their (experimental) unit is viable. Currently they are working on a case involving a truck trailer that was full of money, which was found by Chesbro, and the man to whom the money belongs to, who wants it back, and doesn't care what he has to do to get it back. Written by <>

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This is a standard adventure in which the protagonists are crime-fighters, the bad guy is an extortionist and of course he's psychotic. Some of the 'stars', such as Michael Deluise, Markus Flanagan and Erik King, you may never have heard of, and quite right too; however, someone else featuring in this film is George Timothy Clooney, two years after being attacked by killer tomatoes and four years before he started dressing in green smocks, and his subsequent (and unrelated) rise to fame is the only reason this nonsense is still being aired today.

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