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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:

21 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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Did You Know?


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. Schwartz himself owned a Hooters restaurant, along with his wife. See more »


Disney's Polynesian Resort is visible in the background of many shots on the beach. See more »


Followed by Thunder in Paradise 3 (1995) See more »

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It has Hulk Hogan in it, what do you expect?
9 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

This show was not good in the least, but it made up for it by being so incredibly corny that at least you could watch it without being bored. I think at this point in Hogan's career he was trying to wrestle very minimally and wanted to work more on his acting. Well we all know that most of his credits are very horrid, in this show it is the so bad it is kind of good category. This show would quickly run its course and he would once again wrestle quite a bit, but for what it was worth it is probably the most successful endeavor he had as an actor. The show featured him and this other dude as they used this super boat to take down criminals and strange things that borderlined on copyright infringement laws. The boat was a bit absurd as it looked like a normal speed boat on the outside, but then they go below decks and the thing looks like it is the size of a small yacht. Of course, with Hulk Hogan being the star of the show, other wrestlers made appearances which I am sure made the show seem cheap to the casual viewer, but excited young children who enjoyed wrestling back in the day. The one I remember the most is Sting. I can not say that I have seen all the episodes, in fact my best is I have seen perhaps ten or so of the shows. I usually caught it on late at night when I had nothing else to do. Was entertaining for what it was, made me chuckle at the badness of it all.

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