Sons of Thunder (1999– )

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In this spinoff of Walker: Texas Ranger, Detective Carlos Sandoval resigns from the Dallas Police after his partner is murdered. He then hooks up with childhood chum Trent Malloy, an ... See full summary »

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James Wlcek ...
 Trent Malloy (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Carlos Sandoval (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Karate Student (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Cordell Walker (4 episodes, 1999)
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 Detective Ryan (4 episodes, 1999)
Willie Minor ...
 Joe / ... (4 episodes, 1999)
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 Alex Cahill (3 episodes, 1999)
Gary Martin Smith ...
 Cop #3 / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
Deborah Magdalena ...
 Angela Lopez (2 episodes, 1999)
Jack Martin ...
 Rico / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
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In this spinoff of Walker: Texas Ranger, Detective Carlos Sandoval resigns from the Dallas Police after his partner is murdered. He then hooks up with childhood chum Trent Malloy, an ex-military martial arts instructor. Together they decide to form a private investigation business. Trent's brother, Tommy, and ex-cop turned bartender Butch McMahon help them out from time to time. The cynical Detective Ryan fills the Inspector Lestrade role. Sometimes this show delves into darker territory than its predecessor. Written by Ronos

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The best show not to appear in the fall lineup.
20 October 1999 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

After watching the "Sons Of Thunder" on Walker, Texas Ranger for close to two seasons, I was looking forward to finally seeing them on their own. The six show teaser CBS put out was fantastic, and a sure hit for the fall line up. The show did not appear in the line up, though.

This show was great, and had all the elements of an enjoyable family show. Sure, it was a little violent at times, but then again so are afternoon cartoons. Sons Of Thunder showed that friendship counts more than getting ahead in the world, and good guys always win. It never preached like some other shows did.

All and all, a great show.....greatly deserving of a place in any lineup.


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