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Thunder in Paradise (1994– )

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Randolph Spencer and Martin Brubaker were ex-Navy SEALS-turned-mercenaries who hired themselves out as soldiers of fortune for a very high fee. On their missions, Spence and Bru relied ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
 Randolph J. 'Hurricane' Spencer (22 episodes, 1994)
 Martin 'Bru' Brubaker / ... (22 episodes, 1994)
 Kelly LaRew (22 episodes, 1994)
 Edward Whitaker (22 episodes, 1994)
Russ Wheeler ...
 Thunder / ... (21 episodes, 1994)
Ashley Gorrell ...
 Jessica Whitaker Spencer (19 episodes, 1994)
Jimmy Hart ...
 Jimmy (16 episodes, 1994)
Ed Leslie ...
 Brutus / ... (14 episodes, 1994)
Kiki Shepard ...
 Trelawny (10 episodes, 1994)
Jim Neidhart ...
 Kawolski / ... (9 episodes, 1994)


Randolph Spencer and Martin Brubaker were ex-Navy SEALS-turned-mercenaries who hired themselves out as soldiers of fortune for a very high fee. On their missions, Spence and Bru relied heavily on Thunder, which was a souped-up, gadget-ridden speedboat originally built by Spence for the U.S. Government Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Danger. Excitement. Adventure. It's just another day in paradise







Release Date:

25 March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Caraïbes offshore  »

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(22 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Douglas Schwartz said in an interview that Hulk Hogan would often spend his Friday nights at Hooters restaurant, after that week's episode had concluded filming. Thunder in Paradise was one of the first acting gigs of Heidi Mark, who was herself a Hooters girl, prior to her acting career. See more »


Grand Floridian logo is visible on car Kelly and her dream man get into. See more »


Referenced in Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) See more »

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Not My Favourite Show
17 August 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

If Hulk Hogan hadn't been in this show, I would not have watched it. It was only the appearance of Hogan that attracted me to this show in the first place.

I always loved shows about super vehicles. In the 80's we had Airwolf (a helicopter), Knight Rider (a talking car) and Street Hawk (a motorcycle). Thunder in Paradise was about a super boat far superior to any normal boat.

I quite like Hogan's appearances in films but Thunder in Paradise was pretty unspectacular. There was one good episode where WCW wrestler Sting appeared but the rest of the series was pretty average.

This show is only really suitable for Hulk Hogan fans who can't get enough of the man (like me).

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