After crooked cop Lieutenant "Dutch" Dixon kills his girlfriend and frames him for murder, Reno Raines escapes from jail and goes on the run. Teaming up with Bobby Sixkiller and Cheyenne ... See full summary »
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 Reno Raines / ... (110 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Bobby Sixkiller (110 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Cheyenne Phillips / ... (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Marshal Donald 'Dutch' Dixon / ... (43 episodes, 1992-1997)
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After crooked cop Lieutenant "Dutch" Dixon kills his girlfriend and frames him for murder, Reno Raines escapes from jail and goes on the run. Teaming up with Bobby Sixkiller and Cheyenne Phillips, Reno works as a bounty hunter while searching for the only man who can clear his name. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Steven J. Cannell himself portrays Dixon, which is very unusual for him as he did not appear in any of the other series he created. (Stephen J Cannell also played Tony Danza's former (and also dead) baseball coach in "Who's the Boss".) See more »

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Introduction: He was a cop, and good at his job. But then he committed the ultimate sin and testified against other cops - gone bad. Cops who tried to kill him, but got the woman he loved instead. Framed for murder, now he prowls the badlands. An outlaw hunting outlaws, a bounty hunter - a RENEGADE!
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Great exploration into the human mind, but not without it's fair share of flaws
22 December 2014 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Renegade is one of the great precursors to the golden age of television that we experience today. The tragic story about Reno Raines and his friends is a dark story about the inner darkness of man, but also shows the capacity for goodness humanity has. Much of the credit goes to Lorenzo Lamas in the lead role. He's a tour de force as Reno Raines and makes the audience emphasize with a character many great actors would fail to portray. The series isn't without flaws though. Sometimes the themes lack the subtlety you could wish for and the themes often get's an almost preachy vibe. This make's my score of the show a couple of notches lower, but make no mistake. This is an excellent show that everyone should watch and enjoy. In summary....WATCH THIS SHOW

"He was a cop, and good at his job. But then he committed the ultimate sin and testified against other cops - gone bad. Cops who tried to kill him, but got the woman he loved instead. Framed for murder, now he prowls the badlands. An outlaw hunting outlaws, a bounty hunter - a RENEGADE!"


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