In the near future, an organized crime group known as the "Outfit" has become a major force in America. Engineer Julian Wilkes develops a high-tech crime-fighting vehicle called the Viper, ... See full summary »
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 Joe Astor / ... (12 episodes, 1994)
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 Franklin 'Frankie' X. Waters (12 episodes, 1994)
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 Julian Wilkes (11 episodes, 1994)
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 Mara Wilkes (6 episodes, 1994)
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 Commander Delia Thorne (5 episodes, 1994)
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In the near future, an organized crime group known as the "Outfit" has become a major force in America. Engineer Julian Wilkes develops a high-tech crime-fighting vehicle called the Viper, which is intended to be a "flagship" in a new crackdown on crime. The Viper needs a driver, so when Outfit driver Michael Payton is injured and captured, his memory is erased, and he is given a new identity as Joe Astor, MetroPol employee. The Outfit discredits the Viper project, but when it is canceled, Joe and Julian steal the Viper and strike out on their own private war against crime. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Filming in Calgary, Alberta required frequent closure of the city's Deerfoot Trail - its major freeway - much to the consternation of locals. Nonetheless, the use of the city for location shooting for this series sparked a decade-long upswing in film and TV production in Calgary as many US and European productions set up shop in the Canadian city. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) See more »

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Viper Great Series
17 August 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

In the future when the police are out gunned, out manned and out run, there's one last hope . . . VIPER. A high tech futuristic crime fighting vehicle with extraordinary weapons, the VIPER has an array of hidden weapons and also has some nifty tools to help solve that crime problem. The driver Joe Astor was a reformed criminal, originally named "Michael Payton," he was attached to a gang known as "the outfit". The creator of this illustrious crime fighting vehicle is a paralyzed man named Julian Wilkes. Having trouble finding a driver Wilkes found out that a man accepted the position as the VIPER's Co-Pilot. Astor got cocky one night and jumped a curb and kissed a wall. Later became the driver of the VIPER.


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